ToC Encore: Turning Personal Tragedy Into Hit Records
Turning a personal tragedy into a hit record is tricky, and not just for all the normal reasons that it's difficult to make a song into a hit. Artists who write a great personal song may be hesitant to record it for months or years. Taste of Country writer Billy Dukes considers three powerful songs …
Neal McCoy Rants on Facebook on Trace Adkins Cruise Incident
There has been a lot of discussion about Trace Adkins lately in regards to him having to leave a recent country music cruise due to a heated and possibly physical confrontation with an impersonator.
ToC Encore: Trace Adkins’ Rehab Trip Spotlights Country Music’s Drinking Problem
Earlier this week, Trace Adkins announced a second stint in an alcohol rehabilitation facility. He fell off the wagon during a cruise he was set to headline. It was his first taste of alcohol in over a decade -- since his last stay in rehab in 2002. While the singer seems to be taking full ownership…
Stephen Barker Liles Gives Eyewitness Account of Trace Adkins Cruise Ship Fight
Trace Adkins has taken a step toward recovery, checking into rehab after falling off the wagon in his battle with alcoholism. However, a lot remains unclear about a fight that allegedly occurred between the star and an impersonator onboard the Country Cruising ship this week, which may have led him …
Trace Adkins, Danica Patrick to Host American Country Awards
It's a surprising, yet very intriguing combination. Country crooner Trace Adkins and NASCAR driver Danica Patrick are teaming up to host the fourth annual American Country Awards on Fox.