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Five Things to Know in Country Music for May 29

Give us a minute, and we’ll give you five things you need to know in country music. It’s your new fix for all the latest headlines in one place. Here’s what you need to know for Wednesday (May 29):

  • Tim McGraw’s Big Catch

    Dang. McGraw’s got a set of… lungs. On a 36-foot-deep free dive, he speared his behemoth of a grouper cueing every fan’s craving for fish tacos.

  • John Prine Signs Kelsey Waldon Live

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    Prine announced the signing of Waldon, a fellow Kentucky native and world-class musician, to his own Oh Boy Records live on Tuesday’s (May 28) Grand Ole Opry. The two were booked for the Opry show along with Dustin Lynch, Sturgill Simpson and Town Mountain. “Her music continues an important arc of traditional folk and country music,” Prine says. “I love Kelsey’s singing. Her voice is one of the more authentic country voices I’ve heard in a long time. I’m looking forward to all the shows we’ll be performing together this year.”

  • Chris Stapleton and Morgane Stapleton Introduce Baby Boy

    The Stapletons made the hearts of all their social media followers melt when Morgane Stapleton posted a picture of their one-month-old baby boy. They are also parents of three sons, including two twin boys who were born in April 2018, and one daughter. They have opted not to reveal their names publicly.

  • Caylee Hammack’s Television Debut

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    Georgia native Hammack totally crushed her TV debut on Wednesday’s (May 29) Today show with “Family Tree.”

Lauren Tingle is a Tennessean and storyteller who eats music for breakfast, lunch and dinner. When she’s not writing or rocking out, she enjoys yoga and getting lost in the great outdoors.