Morgan Wallen is speaking out for the first time since a controversial video hit the Internet that showed him using a racial slur after a night out with friends. “I’m embarrassed and sorry. I used an unacceptable and inappropriate racial slur that I wish I could take back. There are no excuses to use this type of language, ever. I want to sincerely apologize for using the word. I promise to do better.” Read the full story HERE.
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Big Loud Records has announced it will “suspend” country star Morgan Wallen’s recording contract, after the singer shouted a racial slur over the weekend. “In the wake of recent events, Big Loud Records has made the decision to suspend Morgan Wallen’s recording contract indefinitely,” the label announced Wednesday. A video shows Morgan, 27, being dropped off at a house and telling a friend to “take care of this…(slur),” apparently referring to another person in the group. “I’m embarrassed and sorry,” Wallen said in a statement after the video was posted Tuesday by TMZ. “I used an unacceptable and inappropriate racial slur that I wish I could take back. There are no excuses to use this type of language, ever. I want to sincerely apologize for using the word. I promise to do better.” Read the full story HERE.
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Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival unleashed its 100-plus-artist lineup for 2020, and it includes a handful of country-centric performers, including Jason Isbell, Morgan Wallen, Mandolin Orange, Orville Peck, Yola and more. For the third year in a row, Bonnaroo will feature the Grand Ole Opry stage on June 11, with special guests to be announced in the coming weeks. The 2020 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival will take place June 11–14 at Great Stage Park, the 700-acre farm and event space located just 60 miles south of Nashville in Manchester, Tenn. Read more HERE.
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