Florida Georgia Line Deliver Revved-Up New Video for ‘Cruise’ [Video]
Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard of newcomer country duo Florida Georgia Line cover all the important bases in the music video for their latest, ‘Cruise’ — party scenes (complete with a paint fight finale), beautiful girls, a playful round of strip poker, and of course, live performance shots, which show any non-believers out there why they are one of the most talked about new acts in country music.
Carrie Underwood Reveals Details About Upcoming Blown Away Tour
Carrie Underwood has been putting in countless hours preparing for her forthcoming 2012 Blown Away Tour, which will criss-cross the U.S. starting this month. And according to the ‘Good Girl’ superstar herself, fans should expect the trek to be nothing short of amazing — even she can’t wait to see all of the puzzle pieces put together.
Dierks Bentley, ‘Tip It on Back’ – Lyrics Uncovered
The best songs on country radio typically stem from co-writes where everybody has a good time. That was the case for Dierks Bentley‘s ‘Tip It on Back’ lyrics. Penned by Tully Kennedy (who is also the bass player in Jason Aldean‘s live and studio band, as well as co-producer of Thompson Square), Jon Nite and Ross Copperman, the tune came to life as the latest single from Bentley’s ‘Home’ album. Rea
George Jones Assures He ‘Still Don’t Need No Rockin’ Chair’
Recently, rumors have been whirling about George Jones‘ ‘declining’ health, which has had fans anxious to hear the latest on Possum. An official release from the singer’s camp this week confirms that the legend is “alive and well, and happy to be touring.”
Eli Young Band’s Mike Eli Talks About the ‘New Dynamic’ His Baby Brings to Band
It’s hardly been a month since Mike Eli — frontman of the Eli Young Band — became a dad, but his life has already changed drastically. The new addition to the family has also given Eli’s bandmates a taste of what life with a child is all about.
Hunter Hayes Scores First Platinum-Selling Single With ‘Wanted’
Hunter Hayes is not only celebrating his very first Top 5 hit single this week with ‘Wanted,’ but he is also basking in the joy of having his very first platinum-selling single with the same song. ‘Wanted’ has officially sold over one million copies, according to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
Carrie Underwood Weighs in on Possibility of Having a Country Music Judge on ‘Idol’
As rumors buzz on the media networks about who will be filling the shoes on ‘American Idol’ for the new judges, many country names were tossed around, including Brad Paisley and Keith Urban, the latter of which has been thisclose to confirmed.
Shania Twain Fan Sings Her Way to ‘Still the One’ Show in Las Vegas
As the world gears up for December when Shania Twain will begin her residency in Las Vegas with her Shania: Still the One series, fans have been busting out their own vocal chops, trying to win their way into the performance.
Blake Shelton Takes ‘Over’ No. 1 Slot on Country Singles Chart for Second Week
Blake Shelton is not quite finished with being No. 1 right now. This week, his latest single, ‘Over,’ once again locks in the top slot on the Billbaord and Mediabase/Country Aircheck charts.
Joe Diffie Faces Early Morning Bus Fire
Joe Diffie’s day got off to a bit of a rough start on Friday (Aug. 31), when a fire broke out on his bus as it cruised down the road early in the morning. The fire apparently started around 3:15AM, but thankfully, Diffie and his crew were able to quickly diffuse the situation.
Jana Kramer Scores Gold Certification for ‘Why Ya Wanna’
Jana Kramer is enjoying life to the fullest these days — especially in her career. This week, Kramer’s current single, ‘Why Ya Wanna,’ has been certified gold for digital downloads exceeding 500,000 copies sold. The tune is the latest release from Kramer’s self-titled debut album on Warner Music Nashville, which debuted at No. 5 the week after it hit stores.
Frankie Ballard’s Stage Catches Fire in South Dakota
Nevermind bus fires. Friday night (Aug. 24), while on stage in Mitchell, S.D. at the Corn Palace Festival opening for Thompson Square, Frankie Ballard had a stage fire when his drummer’s monitor burst into flames.
Miranda Lambert and the Pistol Annies ‘Say Yes to the Dress’
Miranda Lambert and the Pistol Annies were able to relive the big moment of helping newlywed Angaleena Presley (aka “Holler Annie”) find the perfect wedding dress when she married her tour manager Jordan Powell back in May. The girls were featured in the new episode of ‘Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta’ on Friday night (Aug. 24), and after a long and tedious day of trying on dress after dress, the th
Brantley Gilbert Throws Rooftop Party to Honor ‘You Don’t Know Her Like I Do’
One of the great things about having a summertime No. 1 on country radio is the rooftop parties to celebrate. That’s exactly the kind of party Brantley Gilbert decided to throw for his latest chart-topper, ‘You Don’t Know Her Like I Do,’ on Wednesday afternoon (Aug. 22) in Nashville.
Loretta Lynn Meets New Great-Grandbaby
Cute alert! Earlier this week, Tayla Lynn — of country trio Stealing Angels and granddaughter to the legendary Loretta Lynn — had her loving “Memaw” over to meet her 3-week-old son, Tru, for the very first time.
Josh Thompson Is Not Above ‘Screaming Like a Woman’ if Ever Attacked by a Bear
Josh Thompson is no stranger to the outdoor lifestyle. The singer spent much time in the woods while growing up in Wisconsin, especially when he spent months involved in a wilderness guide course, where he lived with a small group of students deep in the woods, using what little resources they had around them to survive.
Clint Black Is ‘Recovering Well’ Following Surgery for Sports Injury
Clint Black is apparently at home resting after having a last-minute surgery, which forced him to cancel a show last weekend. A spokesperson for the singer took to his official Facebook page on Wednesday afternoon (August 15) to inform his fans of the cancellation of the concert — originally scheduled for Saturday night — at the IP Casino Resort in Biloxi, Miss.
Craig Morgan Raises Over $70K for Children Through Annual Charity Event
Last weekend, Craig Morgan hosted his 6th annual Charity Motocross Ride, Concert and Sporting Clay Shoot just outside of Nashville, and the event was once again a huge success. Over $70,000 was raised for the Craig Morgan Charity Fund, a component fund of the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.
The Bellamy Brothers to Release New Gospel Album ‘Pray for Me’ on September 4
After the release of their highly-successful debut gospel album, the Bellamy Brothers are releasing yet another inspirational disc filled with 14 new songs. ‘Pray for Me’ is set to hit stores on Tuesday, Sept. 4.
Introducing Kip Moore
He is part of the Blood,Sweat and Beers Tour with Eric Church and Justin Moore that hits the Cajundome Oct. 18.