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Nashville News: April 9

April 10, 2018 GMT

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The Grand Ole Opry welcomed home Bobby Bare as an official Opry member Friday night, on the Country Music Hall of Famer’s 83rd birthday. Bare had been a member of the Opry cast in the 1960s and 70s, after which his official Opry membership lapsed.

Maren Morris took her then-fiance, band, management, and crew to Tucson, Arizona to shoot the western-themed clip for “Rich.” They all make cameos in the mini-movie for the latest single from Hero, but Maren and Ryan steal the show, in more ways than one.

The 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards are less than a week away, and this year’s host -- Reba McEntire -- is taking to television to promote it. This will be Reba’s 15th time hosting the ACMs, and this year, she’s also up for Female Vocalist. You can catch the show, live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Sunday at 7 p.m. CT on CBS.

CAM recorded a cover of the Sam Smith song ” Palace ”. It’s very bare-bones . . . just her and somebody playing guitar.