Nashville notes

The CMT Awards has added a social-only category, "Trending Comeback Song of the Year," that spotlights country hits from years prior that have seen a rise in popularity online due to social trends.

The nominees are: Taylor Swift's "Love Story," "Man! I Feel Like a Woman" by Shania TwainDolly Parton's "9 to 5," "Neon Moon" by Brooks & Dunn, "I'm a Survivor" by Reba McEntire, Alan Jackson's "Freight Train," and "Suds in the Bucket" by Sara Evans. Voting takes place on CMT's Instagram Story through April 9.

Darius Rucker's annual Darius and Friends concert in benefit of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital will return to the Ryman Auditorium on June 6. The lineup will be announced in the coming weeks. 

Lauren Alaina has left her longtime label, UMG Nashville. She made the announcement in a social post on Monday. 

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