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  • 5 things you didn't know about Lauren Alaina

    5 things you didn't know about Lauren Alaina

    Lauren Alaina was the runner-up on season 10 of "American Idol" six years ago. She released her debut album Wildflower shortly after and her music career didn't quite catch at first. It's also been six years since she released that album and in January 2017, she put out Road Less Traveled which saw...
  • Eric Church

    Hear Eric Church's new single 'Round Here Buzz'

    Coming off one of his most important singles of his career (with "Kill a Word"), Eric Church refocuses his attention to notching another chart hit with "Round Here Buzz," a cut from his latest album, 2015's Mr. Misunderstood. The track also follows such radio staples as the title track and the...
  • Cole Swindell & Dierks Bentley

    Cole Swindell & Dierks Bentley hit the stage for 'Flatliner' music video (watch)

    Cole Swindell stops hearts in his brand new music video for "Flatliner," his pop-country anthem with Dierks Bentley. Featured on his latest studio record, You Should Be Here, the song is an ode to the overwhelming effects a woman has on Swindell. "Somebody better call the doctor. She's a little...
  • Luke Combs' debut album This One's for You

    Luke Combs plots debut album 'This One's for You'

    Luke Combs' long-awaited debut album is finally coming down the pipeline. Set for release June 2, This One's for You will be issued on River House Artists/Columbia Nashville and contain 12 tracks, on which he has a hand in writing all of them. “I couldn’t be more proud of this album. These songs...
  • 5 things you didn't know about Brett Young

    5 things you didn't know about Brett Young

    Brett Young is one of country's hottest up and coming singer-songwriters. He released his debut full-length eponymous LP on Feb. 10, 2017 led by single "In Case You Didn't Know." It follows his 2016 debut track "Sleep Without You," which peaked at No. 3 on the Hot Country Songs chart taken from the...
  • Carrie Underwood & Connie Smith at the Grand Ole Opry

    Carrie Underwood celebrates 100th Grand Ole Opry performance

    Carrie Underwood first made her Grand Ole Opry debut back in June of 2005, a moment which completely changed her life. She had just finished her impressive run on "American Idol," ultimately beating out Bo Bice for the title. But it was her very first two-song set on the iconic Opry stage that...
  • 5 things you didn't know about the Eli Young Band

    5 things you didn't know about the Eli Young Band

    The Eli Young Band began their ambitious career in 2000 and released their first self-titled album in 2002. With a handful of albums under their belt, the group is working on releasing their sixth studio album sometime in 2017 and will be their third major label full-length LP. Since their career...
  • 5 things you didn't know about Chris Stapleton

    5 things you didn't know about Chris Stapleton

    At the 2015 Country Music Awards, a little known name suddenly burst into the mainstream scene following a performance with pop  R&B sensation Justin Timberlake. Timberlake shared the stage with Chris Stapleton to perform Stapleton's "Tennessee Whiskey" and Timberlake's "Drink You Away." The...
  • Drake White & the Big Fire at Gramercy Theatre

    Review: Drake White & the Big Fire ignite Gramercy Theatre

    Drake White wasn't born a star. But he was born with a whiskey-soaked voice the monumental size of which can crumble mountains, part the Red Sea and send even the most high of dignitaries  to their knees. During his pitstop at New York City's Gramercy Theatre on Thursday night (March 23), the...
  • Kane Brown

    Interview: Kane Brown talks first-ever ACM Awards nomination

    Kane Brown has defied the odds, shattering the traditional mold of radio play to break through the noise. His nomination for New Male Vocalist of the Year at this year's ACM Awards is an indicative of a bold new world, supported by streaming takeover and social media. But, "I feel like you still...
  • Sam Hunt

    Sam Hunt showcases vintage dirt bike racing in 'Body Like a Back Road' lyric video (watch)

    Sam Hunt is in no hurry. With his groovy "Body Like a Back Road" dominating the country singles chart, he's taking it easy before he launches his 15 in a 30 Tour this June. Coming off his massively successful Montevallo debut album cycle, the bar was set high, but there are no signs of the infamous...
  • Tim McGraw & Faith Hill's "Speak to a Girl"

    Faith Hill & Tim McGraw advise how to 'Speak to a Girl' with new single (listen)

    Faith Hill and Tim McGraw return with their first new proper duet in a number of years, not including McGraw's "Meanwhile Back at Mama's" (on which Hill supplied only background vocals). "Speak to a Girl," written by Shy Carter, Dave Gibson and Joe Spargur, is in stark contrast to the duo's most...
  • Jon Pardi

    ACM Award winner Jon Pardi performs 'Dirt on My Boots' on 'Good Morning America' (watch)

    Newly-minted ACM Award winner Jon Pardi took to "Good Morning America" on Thursday (March 23) to perform his brand new No. 1 hit single "Dirt on My Boots." Clad in his usual cowboy gear (hat, tight pants, boots and button up), he ripped into the honky tonk number, a cut from his latest record...
  • Brett Young

    Interview: Brett Young on his first ACM Awards nomination & touring with Luke Bryan

    The scruff and soul in Brett Young's voice is alarmingly refreshing. There's no wonder he collected his first No. 1 hit last year with "Sleep Without You," the romantic opener to his self-titled debut album. While holding tight to the syrupy sweetness currently dominating the airwaves, Young doesn't...
  • Jason Isbell

    Hear Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit's new blues single 'Hope the High Road'

    "If you're looking for some bad news, you can find it somewhere else," Jason Isbell vows on "Hope the High Road," the lead single to his forthcoming album The Nashville Sound with the 400 Unit. It's a bluesy number, doused with crackles of guitar solos, a shockwave of rock blasts and one wallop of a...
  • Tom Shackleford

    Photos: Aaron Lee Tasjan returns to New York City with his new Nashville sound

    New Yorkers know Aaron Lee Tasjan and his music well. Before the rising Americana singer-songwriter was appearing on Conan and finding his way inside Rolling Stone, the 30-year-old was a staple in the New York City music scene as a member of the Madison Square Gardeners, Alberta Cross and Semi...
  • 11th ACM Honors

    11th ACM Honors sets August 23 date

    As an extension of the 52nd annual ACM Awards, the upcoming ACM Honors ceremony celebrates special awards recipients with an evening of music and tributes. The Academy of Country Music revealed on Thursday morning (March 23) the date for the 11th ceremony as Aug. 23. The televised event will once...
  • Keith Urban & Carrie Underwood headed to the 2017 ACM Awards.

    Carrie Underwood & Keith Urban to perform 'The Fighter' at 2017 ACM Awards

    Superstars Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood first debuted their dazzling, dance-pop track "The Fighter" last winter during a New Zealand concert stop and earlier this year, made quite the fuss at the 2017 Grammy Awards. With the song taking off on the iTunes Country singles chart (now up to No....
  • Craig Wayne Boyd

    Craig Wayne Boyd signs new deals with Copperline Music Group, Reviver Entertainment Group

    Craig Wayne Boyd has landed on his feet. Following his impressive run on "The Voice" (and ultimately winning in 2014), he signed with Big Machine Label Group and issued his debut single "My Baby's Got a Smile on Her Face." But without releasing an album, he parted ways in early 2015. With a fresh...
  • Garth Brooks

    Garth Brooks announces last 2017 tour stop in Missouri

    Missouri-based Garth Brooks fans, now is your last shot to see the king of the road on tour this year. Brooks, whose monumental tour has been one of the biggest in all of country music, has added one final date to his calendar for the state of Missouri. Set for May 6, the legend, along with fellow...
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