Dolly Parton Celebrates Gold-Selling Album ‘An Evening With … Dolly’
She is a favorite on Classic Country Saturday Night and she can still bring the hits. Have you checked out Dolly Parton's latest CD?
Jana Kramer Becomes the New Voice of Nationwide’s ‘On Your Side’ Jingle
Newcomer Jana Kramer‘s voice will soon be heard more than ever before, as the brown-haired ‘One Tree Hill’ star has signed on to sing the well-known Nationwide Insurance jingle, ‘On Your Side,’ in a new series of commercials.
Lee Ann Womack Parts Ways With Universal Music Group
Lee Ann Womack is apparently looking for a new home after several years and several albums with long-time label Universal Music Group’s MCA Nashville division, according to Country Weekly.
Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw Brothers of the Sun Tour Sells One Million Tickets
As expected, the Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw trek, the Brothers of the Sun Tour, has surpassed the one million mark in ticket sales. The tour launched in June and has quickly become one of the summer’s hottest shows, regardless of genre. Pollstar recently named the tour as the highest-grossing trek of the summer, topping other big name artists including Roger Waters, Coldplay and the Dave Matthew
Zac Brown Shares What Legacy He Wants to Leave His Kids
Zac Brown is creating quite the musical legacy these days. The Zac Brown Band dominates the country singles chart with every release, and each of their three studio albums are currently in the Top 20 country albums chart.
Zac Brown Band Announce Lineup for 2012 Southern Ground Music and Food Festivals
When the members of the Zac Brown Band throw a party, they really throw a party. Mix some good music with a healthy dose of southern cooking, and what do you get? The 2012 Southern Ground Music and Food Festival — a full-blown traveling music event, which will hit both Nashville and Charleston this September. ZBB announced the lineup for both stops this week.
Uncle Kracker Fired Up to Hit the Road With Brantley Gilbert This Fall
Uncle Kracker‘s year is about to take a very country turn. The pop crossover singer recently learned that he will be hitting the road this fall, opening shows for Brantley Gilbert on the ‘You Don’t Know Her Like I Do’ hitmaker’s first headlining tour. The Hell on Wheels Tour is set to kick off on September 27 in Lafayette, Indiana.
Wade Hayes Releases Emotional New Song About His Battle With Cancer
As he promised his fans, Wade Hayes has shifted gears to 100 percent music now that he has completed his chemo therapy for his stage IV colon cancer. The singer announced his battle with the disease late last year. The latest tune from Hayes — which he wrote about the emotional rollercoaster he went on from the early stages of his diagnosis — is called ‘Is It Already Time...
Brantley Gilbert’s Onstage Presence Is an Alter Ego, Peach Pickers Dish
We all know what Brantley Gilbert is like onstage — what with his tattoos, piercings and rockin’ country tunes. But strip all that down, and what do you get? A soft-spoken, gentle mama’s boy who would do just about anything for the people he cares about.
Jason Aldean Talks About His ‘Cool’ ‘Opening Act’ Experience
Earlier this month, the E! television network premiered its latest reality program, ‘Opening Act,’ which scours the web for potential opening acts for huge artists. On Monday (July 23), Jason Aldean will be the featured entertainer.
Jason Aldean ‘Takes a Little Ride’ to the Top of the iTunes All-Genre Chart
As anticipated, Jason Aldean‘s new single, ‘Take a Little Ride,’ has already blown up since impacting country radio this week. The tune made such an impressive debut that it is already sitting at No. 1 on iTunes’ all-genre singles chart, blazing past big pop artists like Katy Perry and Flo Rida.
Eli Young Band’s ‘Even if It Breaks Your Heart’ Becomes Second Consecutive No. 1
Eli Young Band are back at No. 1 on both the Billboard and Mediabase / Country Aircheck Country Singles charts this week with their latest hit, ‘Even if It Breaks Your Heart.’ This marks the second consecutive chart-topper for the foursome following ‘Crazy Girl.’
JT Hodges Lets Fans Pick Next Single
JT Hodges is going a million miles a minute these days, between writing songs, living on the road and preparing for the release of his debut self-titled album. To help take a load off his shoulders, Hodges has turned to his fans for a little bit of help in picking the third single that he will release around the same time that the album drops on August 21.
Josh Thompson Gets Naked in ‘Comin’ Around’ Video
Fans who have watched Josh Thompson‘s ‘Comin’ Around’ music video may be seeing a bit more than they realize. In a recent interview with radio station Big Frog 104, Thompson reveals there is a quick clip showing a photograph of him in his birthday suit.
Tim McGraw, ‘Truck Yeah’ – Lyrics Uncovered
We all knew when Tim McGraw delivered new music, he would come armed with something that would make an impact. The ‘Truck Yeah’ lyrics, penned by Preston Brust and Chris Lucas of LoCash Cowboys, along with Chris Janson and Danny Myrick, do just that.
Tim McGraw’s ‘Truck Yeah’ Marks Highest-Charting Career Debut
‘Truck Yeah’! That’s exactly what Tim McGraw is thinking, saying and singing these days. His latest single, which officially impacted country radio on Monday (July 9), racked up a whopping 80 adds on top of last week’s 19 early adds, totaling 99 country radio stations that are onboard and spinning the new tune already.
Luke Bryan Hangs Onto No. 1 Slot for Second Week in a Row With ‘Drunk on You’
Luke Bryan is spending his second straight week at No. 1 with his latest hit single, ‘Drunk on You.’ The tune topped the charts last week, becoming the singer’s fifth career No. 1, and is now officially a multi-week chart-topper.
Zac Brown Band, ‘The Wind’ – Lyrics Uncovered
Zac Brown Band‘s songs come together in an unusual way, but they always seem to work, as is the case with their current single. ‘The Wind’ lyrics just seemed to blow together, in a sense, the song’s co-writers explained to Taste of Country.
Zac Brown Band Open New Nashville Studio, Restaurant and Bar in the Works
Get ready, Nashville, because Zac Brown Band is preparing to take over! The Georgia-based band recently expanded Brown’s Southern Ground Artist, Inc. record label by opening a new recording studio in Music City — and brought with them promises of a bar and restaurant, coming soon.
Hunter Hayes Talks Tour With Carrie Underwood and How He Hopes to ‘Do It Justice’
Hunter Hayes will definitely have his work cut out for him this summer, as he has been given the prestigious opening act slot on Carrie Underwood‘s Blown Away Tour. While the audience capacity will be nothing too new for Hayes — as he’s played before stars like Taylor Swift and Rascal Flatts in recent years — the length of the ‘Good Girl’ singer’s tour is something he’ll have to get used to. Read