Keith Urban and David Nail Team Up to Cover Brooks and Dunn’s ‘Brand New Man’
Keith Urban is back on the road, and he’s so excited to be playing music for his devoted fans that he’s pulling out all the stops. The ‘You Gonna Fly’ hitmaker recently wrapped up a series of shows in Canada and the Northeast, pausing in New Hampshire to join forces with fellow country crooner David Nail. The two stars wowed fans by putting on their own rendition of Brooks and Dunn‘s ‘Brand New Ma
Blake Shelton, Hunter Hayes React to 2012 CMA Awards Nominations
Blake Shelton is pretty used to being nominated for big awards, but that doesn’t mean he’s not ecstatic to receive more nods at the CMAs this year. The ‘God Gave Me You’ hitmaker has racked up four new nominations in 2012. Meanwhile, 20-year-old Hunter Hayes is enjoying the first CMA nomination — and he’s eternally grateful.
Kelly Clarkson Covers Tammy Wynette’s ‘Stand by Your Man’
Kelly Clarkson continues to rock country music covers at the request of her fans. Most recently, she put on a rendition of a true classic country tune. At a gig in Indianapolis on Sunday night (Sept. 2), Clarkson gave Tammy Wynette‘s ‘Stand by Your Man’ the special treatment.
Sara Evans Admits She’s Leaning Toward Voting for Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney
Sara Evans, who took a break from politics at the Republican National Convention in order to put on a performance for Got Your 6, a non-profit that helps veterans and military families, admitted she was captivated by Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney and his handsome sidekick, Paul Ryan.
Taylor Swift Planning Spring 2013 Tour
It’s been about six months since Taylor Swift‘s Speak Now Tour wrapped after rocking cities all over the world, leaving fans ecstatic for new tunes and more performances. But now, Swift fans have more than just a new album to look forward to. As she readies ‘Red’ and ‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together‘ races up the charts, Swift has begun planning a 2013 tour!
Eric Church Gets Special Note From Bruce Springsteen Himself
Eric Church‘s hit song, ‘Springsteen’ borrows the name of the New Jersey rock and roll star, but the tune isn’t exactly about Bruce Springsteen, per se. If you’ve listened — and we know you have — you know that ‘Springsteen’ is more about nostalgia and good memories than it is about the Boss himself. But that doesn’t mean that the iconic rocker doesn’t have an opinion about the song which bears hi
‘Toddlers & Tiaras’ Mom Could Lose Custody of Daughter Due to Fully-Enhanced Dolly Parton Costume
Kiddie beauty shows are already controversial, what with the poofy gowns and layers of makeup, but one mom may have taken pageant-crazy to the extreme on a recent episode of the TLC series ‘Toddlers & Tiaras.’ In fact, Lindsay Jackson might actually lose custody of her 6-year-old daughter, Maddy, thanks in part to a Dolly Parton costume, which included padding the little girl’s behind and ches
Keith Urban Confirms Rumors About Being Considered as ‘American Idol’ Judge
It’s no secret that ‘American Idol’ producers have been looking for a country star to pull up a chair at the judges table in the upcoming season of the hit realize show. The latest country star to get hit up by ‘Idol’ producers is Keith Urban — and he has confirmed that his potential invitation to join the show isn’t just another rumor.
Rascal Flatts Launch Restaurant Chain
Rascal Flatts members Joe Don Rooney, Gary LeVox, and Jay DeMarcus are about to add another venture to their growing list of achievements: restaurant owners. In 2013, fans of the popular trio will be able to pull up a seat at a series of new Rascal Flatts-themed restaurants.
Carrie Underwood’s Husband Extends Contract With Nashville Predators
With Carrie Underwood holding down the fort on Music Row, and her husband, Mike Fisher, whipping around the ice for the Nashville Predators hockey team, Music City has a lot to lose if one half of that power couple gets called somewhere else. But lucky for country music fans and Nashvillians alike, Fisher has extended his contract with the Predators — ensuring that he and his talented wife will ca
Man Hospitalized After Attack at Jason Aldean Concert
A man was hospitalized after being attacked by three fellow concertgoers at a Jason Aldean show at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre just outside of Chicago on Saturday (August 18). Unfortunately, this wasn’t just a minor scuffle between fans who had too much to drink. Reportedly, it was an unprovoked three-on-one attack that left the victim badly injured.
Taylor Swift Teams Up With Justin Bieber in New Fashion’s Night Out Commercial
Donned in hip new Fashion’s Night Out T-shirts, country songstress Taylor Swift and pop sensation Justin Bieber have teamed up to advertise the popular 2012 event. Every year, fashion editors, models, designers, celebs and fashionistas get together for a late night of shopping and mingling. This year, Swift and Bieber are acting as spokespeople, spreading the word about the action before FNO goes
Taylor Swift’s New Single Is ‘Not About Me,’ Joe Jonas Says
Taylor Swift‘s ‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together’ hit airwaves this week and immediately climbed to the top of the iTunes chart. After just days, it’s everywhere, which has the country singer’s ex-boyfriends scrambling to figure out if the song was written about them. Although some of Swift’s fans immediately thought Joe Jonas was the subject of the powerful ‘I’m over you’ anthem, the pop s
Luke Bryan Announces 2012 Farm Tour Dates
Whenever possible, Luke Bryan loves to use his music to give back to people who need his support. That’s why the ‘Drunk on You’ hitmaker devised the Farm Tour — an annual set of outdoor concerts that give back to local farming communities. This year will be the fourth-annual event, and Bryan has finally announced the dates and cities to his eager fans.
Kelly Clarkson Impresses Fans With Lee Ann Womack ‘I Hope You Dance’ Cover
Kelly Clarkson continues to amaze country music fans with her twangy covers of popular country songs. Every time she plays a show, Clarkson chooses one fan from her audience to choose a cover song. As it turn out, the pop crossover’s fans are pretty into country music. For her latest country offering, Clarkson put on a smashing rendition of Lee Ann Womack‘s ‘I Hope You Dance.’
Kellie Pickler Demonstrates Her Cooking Skills on ABC’s ‘The Chew’
Like any good southern gal, North Carolina native Kellie Pickler knows how to cook. In fact, the ‘Tough’ songstress was recently invited to demonstrate a few recipes on ABC’s cooking show, ‘The Chew.’ From the moment she walked on stage carrying a basket of pickles in mason jars (get it? Kellie Pickler makes pickles?), she was a complete hit on the daytime television show.
Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood ‘Extremely Excited’ to Host the CMA Awards Again
Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood are obviously doing something right. In addition to having their respective award-winning country music careers, the two bombshell country stars have now been invited to host the CMA awards a whopping five times. Luckily, the dynamic duo isn’t getting tired of hosting the awards show — in fact, they both admit to being really excited to host the 2012 CMA Awards. R
Crocs Co-Founder Blames ‘Girlfriend’ Taylor Swift for Drunk Driving Incident
Ready for a weird story? George Boedecker — the 51-year-old co-founder of Crocs, the foamy sandal/outdoor shoe hybrid that people love to hate — was recently picked up in Colorado on suspicion of driving drunk. But rather than own up to his mistakes and accept responsibility, he blamed his ‘girlfriend’…. 22-year-old Taylor Swift.
Jason Aldean to Appear on ‘Live on Letterman’ Webcast
Jason Aldean should start counting down the days to October 16, when the singer’s next album, ‘Night Train,’ will be ready for the purchasing. Unfortunately, that’s still a few months away. But the good news is, fans of the ‘Fly Over States’ hitmaker can get a sneak peek of his new tunes when he takes them to the internet through David Letterman’s ‘Live on Letterman’ webcast.
Scotty McCreery Falls Off the Stage, Gets Pranked by Brad Paisley
When Scotty McCreery took the stage to open for Brad Paisley in Bethel, N.Y. over the weekend, he must not have paid close enough attention to the width of the walkway into the crowd. Either that, or maybe he was rocking out so hard during the final tune of his set that he lost his balance, because he accidentally tumbled off the stage mid-song.