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  • Garth Brooks Hints at Big Announcement

    Garth Brooks Hints at Big Announcement | ARTICLE

    Cryptic, yes. Unpredictable, no. "The wait is over…7/7," reads a post on Garth Brooks' website today, as lightning flashes and thunder rolls in the background of the page. See Where Garth Brooks' 'The Dance'...

    July 3, 2014 9:10 AM ET
  • Eric Church, Luke Laird Are 'Hometown' Heroes

    Eric Church, Luke Laird Are 'Hometown' Heroes | ARTICLE

    Eric Church has heartache to thank for his latest Number One song. "Give Me Back My Hometown" waxes nostalgic on a city where every landmark is tarnished by memories of an ex. Eric Church on...

    July 2, 2014 2:09 PM ET
  • Miranda Lambert, Nicolle Galyon, Natalie Hemby Honored at Sock Hop

    Miranda Lambert, Nicolle Galyon, Natalie Hemby Honored at Sock Hop | ARTICLE

    Downtown Nashville event space, Avenue was transformed into a 1955 high school homecoming dance on Tuesday, as the country music industry gathered to celebrate a song that pays homage to a time before email, cell phones, digital...

    July 1, 2014 5:00 PM ET
  • Kenny Chesney Unveils New Video & Album

    Kenny Chesney Unveils New Video & Album | VIDEO

    It's classic Kenny Chesney: there's sun, sand, water, pretty women… But "American Kids" is more like Kenny Chesney 2.0. The country superstar debuted the new video for his feel-good new single today, which shows a...

    June 30, 2014 2:55 PM ET
  • Brandy Clark Writes 'Risque' Music for Broadway

    Brandy Clark Writes 'Risque' Music for Broadway | ARTICLE

    Kornfield Kounty is coming to Broadway, with Brandy Clark and Shane McAnally along for the wild country ride. The two lauded country songwriters are crafting all of the songs for the upcoming musical based on the popular...

    June 27, 2014 3:40 PM ET
  • Watch Tim McGraw, Faith Hill's New Video

    Watch Tim McGraw, Faith Hill's New Video | VIDEO

    "What I wouldn't give for a slow down," sings Tim McGraw in the first verse of his new single, "Meanwhile Back at Mama's." "'Cause where I come from only the horses run." Tim McGraw Turns...

    June 27, 2014 9:32 AM ET
  • Lee Brice Plans Gospel Album With Mom

    Lee Brice Plans Gospel Album With Mom | ARTICLE

    On his upcoming album, I Don't Dance, Lee Brice namechecks both Hank Williams and Snoop Dogg, a dichotomy that isn't so strange considering the myriad of influences heard throughout the record (nor considering today's...

    June 25, 2014 5:44 PM ET
  • The Band Perry Help Lift Lives

    The Band Perry Help Lift Lives | ARTICLE

    A group of budding musicians from all over the country is in Nashville this week, with a star-packed schedule: They wrote a song called "Bright Eyes" with the Band Perry on Monday. On Tuesday, they'll hang out...

    June 24, 2014 4:30 PM ET
  • 'American Idol' Judges Renew Contracts

    'American Idol' Judges Renew Contracts | ARTICLE

    American Idol XIV will welcome back all three judges from its past season: Harry Connick Jr., Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban, along with show host Ryan Seacrest. Keith Urban: The Rolling Stone Country...

    June 24, 2014 9:00 AM ET
  • Brandy Clark and Old Dominion Laugh About Haters and Hot Rollers

    Brandy Clark and Old Dominion Laugh About Haters and Hot Rollers | ARTICLE

    Brandy Clark remembers what it's like to be one of the guys in Old Dominion. It was less than a year ago that she was a behind-the-scenes songwriter responsible for some of the biggest hits on country...

    June 23, 2014 12:15 PM ET
  • Grand Ole Opry Star Jimmy C. Newman Dead at 86

    Grand Ole Opry Star Jimmy C. Newman Dead at 86 | ARTICLE

    Jimmy C. Newman, the first Cajun singer ever to join the Grand Ole Opry, has died. The High Point, Louisiana native was just shy of his 87th birthday when he succumbed to cancer Saturday night in Nashville.

    June 22, 2014 1:49 PM ET
  • Glen Campbell's Wife Responds to Stepdaughter's Angry Plea

    Glen Campbell's Wife Responds to Stepdaughter's Angry Plea | ARTICLE

    Kim Campbell is defending herself for putting her husband in a long-term care facility, saying the move was doctors' orders. Glen Campbell Looks Back on Life and Career Country icon Glen Campbell, 78, has been suffering...

    June 20, 2014 9:59 AM ET
  • Maggie Rose Wins Emmy for Comcast's Washington Redskins Theme Song

    Maggie Rose Wins Emmy for Comcast's Washington Redskins Theme Song | ARTICLE

    Maggie Rose better get used to more Carrie Underwood comparisons. She's been likened to the "Blown Away" singer for years, as the two women share some of the most powerful pipes and sassiest lyrics on country radio....

    June 19, 2014 6:01 PM ET
  • Watch Brad Paisley Perform 'Moonshine'

    Watch Brad Paisley Perform 'Moonshine' | VIDEO

    Brad Paisley told Rolling Stone Country earlier this month that he wanted his next album to "feel like a party," and he certainly accomplishes that with its title track. "Moonshine in the Trunk" is an uptempo...

    June 18, 2014 11:24 AM ET
  • Watch Jennifer Nettles' 'His Hands' Video

    Watch Jennifer Nettles' 'His Hands' Video | VIDEO

    The complex lyrics of Jennifer Nettles' new song, "His Hands," are made even more profound when sung as a duet, which the powerhouse vocalist does with tourmate Brandy Clark each night on her That Girl trek. The...

    June 16, 2014 3:25 PM ET
  • Rita Wilson Plants Her Songwriting Roots in Nashville

    Rita Wilson Plants Her Songwriting Roots in Nashville | ARTICLE

    She's one of the most successful and powerful women in Hollywood, so it's hard to imagine Rita Wilson getting starstruck — especially not in a strip mall in suburban Nashville. But inside the tiny, 90-seat Bluebird Café,...

    June 16, 2014 12:15 PM ET
  • Songwriter Spotlight: Luke Laird

    Songwriter Spotlight: Luke Laird | ARTICLE

    All it took was one visit to the Bluebird Café for Pennsylvania native Luke Laird to know he was destined for Nashville. The then-teenager was a huge country music fan but didn't listen to music like your typical...

    June 13, 2014 4:37 PM ET
  • Kacey Musgraves Debuts 'The Trailer Song'

    Kacey Musgraves Debuts 'The Trailer Song' | VIDEO

    Same trailer, different tune! "Keep your two cents on your side of the fence/Girl, we ain't friends, we're just neighbors/Ain't nothin' to see here/Go back to your trailer," Kacey Musgraves sings in the chorus of the clever new...

    June 13, 2014 10:40 AM ET
  • Kenny Chesney's New Album: Second Time's the Charm

    Kenny Chesney's New Album: Second Time's the Charm | ARTICLE

    To call Kenny Chesney's upcoming album a labor of love might be a bit of an understatement. The country superstar known for his massive summer tours took a break from the road this year...

    June 12, 2014 9:00 AM ET
  • Producer Profile: Dann Huff

    Producer Profile: Dann Huff | ARTICLE

    With a resume that includes fronting a glam-metal band and playing guitar on Madonna's "Like a Prayer," Dann Huff insists no one is more surprised than he about his gargantuan wave of success in country...

    June 11, 2014 11:01 AM ET
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