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Luke Combs, Kane Brown, Carly Pearce and more named 2022 CMT Artists of the Year Honorees

Luke Combs, Carly Pearce, Cody Johnson, Kane Brown, and Walker Hayes will be recognized as the 2022 CMT Artists of the Year during a 90-minute special airing on CMT on Friday, October 14. Kane Brown and Luke Combs will each be honored for the third time (2019, 2021 & 2022), while Carly Pearce, Cody Johnson, and Walker Hayes will be recognized for the first time.

Jon Pardi and wife Summer announce they are expecting their first child

Jon Pardi and his wife Summer have announced they are expecting their first child in early 2023. The couple shared the news exclusively with Peopleand sharing photos on social media that showed off Summer’s baby bump.  Pardi said: “I’m ready to start a new adventure with my wonderful wife Summer and our new little one — Pardi of three! I’m really excited to meet our baby and to have someone to ride around the ranch with.”

Reba McEntire to release ‘The Ultimate Christmas Collection’

Reba McEntire is set to release Reba: The Ultimate Christmas Collection, a curated mix of previously-released, holiday recordings that includes classics like “White Christmas,” “Jingle Bell Rock” and “Winter Wonderland.”  The collection, due out on Oct. 14, also includes “I Needed Christmas,” a track featured in Reba’s 2021 Lifetime movie, Reba McEntire’s Christmas in Tune.