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These are the Best Gift Wrapping Hacks for Hard To Wrap Presents [VIDEOS]

These are the Best Gift Wrapping Hacks for Hard To Wrap Presents [VIDEOS]

According to a new survey of 2000 Americans, the worst part about the holidays is gift wrapping! Before you give up and throw everything in a gift bag, check out these viral gift wrapping hacks. 1. For odd shaped presents like teddy bears try this!   @lindsayroggenbuckBringing back the wrapping hacks! Who’s ready?! #wrappinghacks #wrappinghack…

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Chris Stapleton, Luke Combs, Jimmie Allen and More Score 2022 Grammy Nominations

Nominees for the 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards were announced via a one-hour livestream on Nov. 23rd. In a surprising development that happened shortly before the Grammy nominations were revealed, the Recording Academy announced it was expanding the number of nominees in the “Big Four” General Field categories from eight to 10, effective immediately. In country music,  Mickey Guyton…

Luke Bryan’s Mom Models Daisy Dukes and Boots in Hilarious Video {WATCH}

Luke Bryan’s Mom Models Daisy Dukes and Boots in Hilarious Video {WATCH}

Luke Bryan’s 74-year-old mom LeClaire is a great sport. She supported her granddaughters’ clothing boutique by  modeling some Daisy Dukes and white boots.  Kris and Jordan Cheshire recently launched the boutique called Shop Chesh. Luke’s wife Caroline shared the video saying, “MIL @leclaire.bryan still got it going on!!! send in your applications for a date!” View…

Chesapeake Native Lana Scott Performs Gabby Barrett’s ‘I Hope’ on The Voice {WATCH}

Chesapeake Native Lana Scott Performs Gabby Barrett’s ‘I Hope’ on The Voice {WATCH}

Chesapeake native Lana Scott took the stage to perform Monday (Nov. 22) on NBC’s The Voice.  The Team Blake singer chose Gabby Barrett’s “I Hope” for her live performance. Blake called it her best performance on the show so far! “Every season, there’s this conversation we have at some point about an artist having their…

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Share “Extended Look” at ‘1883’ Dutton Family Prequel

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Share “Extended Look” at ‘1883’ Dutton Family Prequel

A new extended trailer dropped for ‘1883’ during Sunday’s episode of ‘Yellowstone.’ Starring Sam Elliott along with Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, 1883 is the story of how the Duttons came to settle in Montana. 1883 is set to premiere December 19th on Paramount+.  Take a look at the trailer above.           View this post on…

Russell Dickerson and Lady A Team Up on New Song “Home Sweet” {LISTEN}

Russell Dickerson and Lady A Team Up on New Song “Home Sweet” {LISTEN}

Russell Dickerson has enlisted Lady A on his new single, “Home Sweet Home.” The singer tweeted, “Crazy to think I originally wrote this song with @thecaseybrown and @charleskelleyla thinking that it would become a @ladya cut. Now three years later I’m honored to have them on this track. #HomeSweet featuring Lady A is out now!”…

Jason Aldean’s Kids Adorably “Remix” Carrie Underwood Duet {WATCH}

Jason Aldean’s Kids Adorably “Remix” Carrie Underwood Duet {WATCH}

Jason Aldean’s little ones, Memphis and Navy,  performed an unofficial remix of Jason and Carrie Underwood’s “If I Didn’t Love You” and mom Brittany shared the adorable moment on Instagram. Take a look: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Brittany Aldean (@brittanyaldean) It’s not the first time Jason and Brittany have shared…

The 2022 ACM Awards Will Be In Vegas, But Won’t Be On Network TV

The 2022 ACM Awards Will Be In Vegas, But Won’t Be On Network TV

The 57th Academy of Country Music Awards will be held Monday, March 7 at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas. The show will not air on network television this time, instead it will be live-streamed exclusively on Amazon Prime Video. “We are thrilled to return to Las Vegas to celebrate country music’s ‘party of the year’ in this incredible brand-new stadium and on…

Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley and More To Perform on “Christmas in Rockefeller Center”

Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley and More To Perform on “Christmas in Rockefeller Center”

Christmas in Rockefeller Center will feature some amazing guests this year, including Carrie Underwood, Mickey Guyton, and Brad Paisley! 🎄 The show is set to air Dec. 1st on NBC live from Rockefeller Center in New York. ‘Tis the season for a #RockCenterXMAS! 🎄 Join us for the star-studded two-hour special December 1 at 8/7c…

Kelsea Ballerini Shares Battle with Eating Disorder and Body Dysmorphia

Kelsea Ballerini Shares Battle with Eating Disorder and Body Dysmorphia

In her new poetry book Feel Your Way Through, Kelsea Ballerini opens up about her struggles with body dysmorphia and an eating disorder as a teenager. In her poem, “Kangaroo”, Kelsea writes that like many girls she had “body image issues” when she was a teen and they were intensified when boys at school started…

Chesapeake Native Lana Scott is One Step Closer to Winning The Voice

Chesapeake Native Lana Scott is One Step Closer to Winning The Voice

Lana Scott is one step closer to winning the crown on Season 21 of The Voice. The Chesapeake native is the only remaining country contender remaining on the NBC reality show. On Tuesday’s (Nov 16) show, Team Kelly’s Gymani, Team John’s Shadale and Team Ariana’s Ryleigh Plank were all sent home. Lana will compete in the…

Harry Potter ‘Return to Hogwarts’ Reunion Special Coming to HBO Max

Harry Potter ‘Return to Hogwarts’ Reunion Special Coming to HBO Max

Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson are reuniting for “Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts,” a new anniversary special coming to HBO Max. According to Variety, the trio will join with other cast members from all eight “Harry Potter” films including Helena Bonham Carter, Robbie Coltrane, Ralph Fiennes, Jason Isaacs, Gary Oldman, Imelda Staunton, Tom Felton, James Phelps, Oliver Phelps, Mark Williams, Bonnie…

Kelsea Ballerini Opens Up About Witnessing School Shooting In High School {WATCH}

Kelsea Ballerini Opens Up About Witnessing School Shooting In High School {WATCH}

Kelsea Ballerini’s new book of poetry dives deep into the singer’s life including a previous eating disorder and a tragic moment that shaped her. On CBS Mornings Monday, she opened up about witnessing the death of a classmate by gun violence in her high school cafeteria. Kelsea, was a sophomore at Central High School, in Knoxville, Tennessee, when…

Gabby Barrett Releases New Song Inspired By George Strait {LISTEN}

Gabby Barrett Releases New Song Inspired By George Strait {LISTEN}

It’s no surprise that multiple artists have released songs inspired by George Strait recently…he is the KING after all. Scotty McCreery just dropped “Damn Straight” and now Gabby Barrett has released a new song called “Pick Me .” The Strait inspired song is one of four new tracks added to the extended version of her…

Carly Pearce and Gabby Barrett to Host CMA Country Christmas; Performers Announced

Carly Pearce and Gabby Barrett to Host CMA Country Christmas; Performers Announced

The performers are set for the 12th annual “CMA Country Christmas.” Just announced! Carrie will perform as part of #CMAchristmas this year! Tune in on Monday, Nov. 29 at 8/7c on ABC! @CountryMusic #MyGift https://t.co/n4Ttg819ac -TeamCU pic.twitter.com/PaXJCo2Dx9 — Carrie Underwood (@carrieunderwood) November 15, 2021 Carly Pearce and Gabby Barrett will team up to host this…

Taylor Swift and Chris Stapleton in Unreleased Single “I Bet You Think About Me” {LISTEN}

Taylor Swift and Chris Stapleton in Unreleased Single “I Bet You Think About Me” {LISTEN}

Red (Taylor’s Version) is finally here with a new front the vault song featuring Chris Stapleton! Stapleton provides harmonies and background vocals on “I Bet You Think About Me,” a country ballad about a fame-obsessed Beverly Hills-born ex-boyfriend.  Any guesses as to which of Taylor’s exes this song is about?  Listen above.

Carrie Underwood Sings About ‘Stretchy Pants’ in Surprise New Holiday Song

Carrie Underwood Sings About ‘Stretchy Pants’ in Surprise New Holiday Song

We all know that Carrie Underwood loves to work out and eat healthy but the country singer also likes to enjoy the holiday festivities in comfy stretchy pants too. In fact, she wrote a song about it called “Stretchy Pants” and surprised fans with its release today (Nov. 12) “People know that I am a…

Portsmouth Humane Society at Critical Capacity, Looking for Foster Homes

Portsmouth Humane Society at Critical Capacity, Looking for Foster Homes

Portsmouth Humane Society is at critical capacity and asking for the community’s help. The shelter currently has 187 cats and kittens and 85 dogs and puppies in the building and over 100 more animals are in foster care. You can help by fostering or adopting medium to large dogs, cats and kittens! Call or text…

Luke Combs Just Dropped A New Song: “Doin’ This” {LISTEN}

Luke Combs Just Dropped A New Song: “Doin’ This” {LISTEN}

It was a special moment when Luke debuted his brand new song, Doin’ This, live at the CMA Awards on Wednesday night. Luke said on writing the song, “Someone asked me once in an interview, ‘What was growing up like, where’d you go to school and what would you do if you weren’t doin’ this?’” …

See the Best Dressed Stars at the CMA Awards and Vote For Your Favorites

See the Best Dressed Stars at the CMA Awards and Vote For Your Favorites

The stars shined bright at the 55th Annual CMA Awards. From daring looks to simple and classic these country stars understood the assignment! In a twist, many of the men opted for pops of color while white was a theme for the ladies. Without further ado… 97.3 The Eagle presents our picks for Best Dressed…

Eric Church, Jason Aldean, Carrie Underwood and More Perform on the CMA Awards {WATCH}

Eric Church, Jason Aldean, Carrie Underwood and More Perform on the CMA Awards {WATCH}

The 55th Annual CMA Awards took place Wednesday, Nov. 10th with some incredible performances. Miranda Lambert opened the show with a nostalgic medley of hits.  Watch here. CMA host performed his new single, “Up.” Chris Stapleton took home four CMA’s, Male Vocalist, Album, Single and Song of the Year and sang “Cold.” Eric Church gave…

Miranda Lambert Opens 2021 CMA Awards With Nostalgic Medley of Hits {WATCH}

Miranda Lambert Opens 2021 CMA Awards With Nostalgic Medley of Hits {WATCH}

Miranda Lambert kicked off the 55th Annual CMA Awards with a medley of her some of her biggest hits. The singer, who was celebrating her 37th birthday, performed hits likes “Kerosene,” “Gunpowder & Lead,” “Bluebird,” “Little Red Wagon” and “Mama’s Broken Heart.” Miranda is the most nominated female act in the history of the show…

Kelsea Ballerini and Kenny Chesney Win  Musical Event and Music Video of the Year Ahead of the CMA Awards

Kelsea Ballerini and Kenny Chesney Win Musical Event and Music Video of the Year Ahead of the CMA Awards

Kelsea Ballerini and Kenny Chesney are already double winners at the 2021 CMA Awards. The pair won Music Video and Musical Event of the Year for “Half of My Hometown.” Kenny shared a sweet post on Instagram praising Kelsea following the win. Growing up in East Tennessee, it’s a deeper kind of home. You have…

Chris Young Talks About His ‘Famous Friend,’ Dax Prescott, and Why He Won’t Text Him on Game Day

Chris Young Talks About His ‘Famous Friend,’ Dax Prescott, and Why He Won’t Text Him on Game Day

Chris Young is a Country Music Star, Multiple CMA Nominee and huge Dallas Cowboy fan. Cash asked about his team getting smoked recently, his fishing trip with QB Dax Prescott and why he never texts him on game day. Chris also took a second to ‘shamelessly promote’ his nomination on the AMA Awards.  Hey, no…

Lee Brice Explains How He Turned a Crazy Experience in Virginia Beach into a Christmas Song {LISTEN}

Lee Brice Explains How He Turned a Crazy Experience in Virginia Beach into a Christmas Song {LISTEN}

Lee Brice has been going hard and he’s looking forward to getting some time at home on the farm with the family this December. He talked to us about working 3x harder during the pandemic joking, “I got kids to feed,”  and what it taught him about prioritizing. Lee also told us an incredible story…

Kelsea Ballerini on Cruising the VA Beach Oceanfront: “We Probably Looked So Ridiculous”

Kelsea Ballerini on Cruising the VA Beach Oceanfront: “We Probably Looked So Ridiculous”

Kelsea Ballerini joined The Eagle Morning Show live from Nashville ahead of the CMA Awards and talked about wrapping up her tour with the Jonas Brothers. “I’ve never done a tour that was that kind of all-in…but it was amazing” “It was this fun challenge and I feel like a sharper performer now.” Kelsea said…

Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd on the CMA Award That Would Mean the Most to Them to Win {LISTEN}

Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd on the CMA Award That Would Mean the Most to Them to Win {LISTEN}

Ryan Hurd and Maren Morris joined us together this morning.  We talked about the holidays coming up and the new family traditions they are looking forward to with their son.  Cash asked Ryan about writing songs for other artists and how he decides which songs to keep for himself. Ryan says there is a story arch…

Old Dominion’s Matt Ramsey Says He’s Still Recovering From 16 Foot Ladder Fall: “Down I Went”

Old Dominion’s Matt Ramsey Says He’s Still Recovering From 16 Foot Ladder Fall: “Down I Went”

Old Dominion all squeezed into our small broadcast room from the CMAs and it was a party! We touched on the story Brad shared on their “Band Van Radio” that his girlfriend did not think was funny.  This was the first time they talked about this incident in public and fair warning, you may not…

‘Rumor Has It’ Chris Stapleton & Adele Will Perform Together At The CMA Awards

‘Rumor Has It’ Chris Stapleton & Adele Will Perform Together At The CMA Awards

Chris Stapleton is set to make a guest appearance on Adele’s long-awaited new album, 30, and now rumors are swirling that the British pop singer will appear with Stapleton on the CMA Awards. According to CMA Awards Executive Producer Robert Deaton, there’s a big surprise coming: “I mean, I do have a surprise. But if…

Jimmie Allen’s Says Goodbye To  Dancing With the Stars’

Jimmie Allen’s Says Goodbye To Dancing With the Stars’

Jimmie Allen is hanging up his dancing shoes.  He was sent home on this week’s ‘Dancing with the Stars.’ Jimmie danced the Cha Cha on “Janet Jackson” night. Two couples were eliminated this week, Allen and Olivia Jade Giannulli. She had the lowest combined score. That leaves six remaining competitors, including the likely finalists dancer JoJo Siwa,…

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