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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Watch Roger Jaeger's latest music video 'Elevator'

    Watch Roger Jaeger's latest music video 'Elevator'

    Country/pop artist Roger Jaeger shared his new music video for his latest single “Elevator.” The clip, directed by Ryan Poole, finds the singer boarding a crowded elevator on the way to the office. Once everyone gets off, he decides to break routine and ride all the way to the top floor. There he...
  • 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...
  • Alison Krauss

    Premiere: Alison Krauss shares 'Come and Go Blues' Warehouse Session, talks 'Windy City'

    Few vocalists are as agile as Alison Krauss. Whether she's gliding effortlessly across Brenda Lee's "Losing You," which opens her first solo album in 18 years called Windy City, or taking a spin with John Hartford's "Gentle on My Mind" (also recorded famously by Glen Campbell), Krauss is delicate...
  • Kelsea Ballerini

    Kelsea Ballerini joins lineup for 2017 ACM Awards

    Coming off her splashy debut at the Grammy Awards, country darling Kelsea Ballerini is ready for her closeup at the upcoming ACM Awards. While details are unclear about her performance, it is likely she will perform her current radio hit "Yeah Boy," the fourth release from her Black River debut The...
  • Faith Hill & Tim McGraw

    Faith Hill & Tim McGraw reveal new single 'Speak to a Girl,' duets album & ready ACM Awards performance

    Faith Hill and Tim McGraw fans have been waiting for this moment their entire lives. Country music's reigning power couple (and two of the most influential figures of modern pop-country) are finally teaming up for a duets album, expected later this year. Their new single "Speak to a Girl" serves as...
  • Hillary Lindsey

    Top 10 best Hillary Lindsey collaborations

    Hillary Lindsey owes her breakthrough into Nashville songwriting to her roommate, who was interning at a record label and took one of Lindsey's work tapes to her bosses one day. The year was 1994. "The tape got sent around to different publishers, and Famous Music signed me," Lindsey reflected to...
  • Lady Antebellum

    Lady Antebellum adds dates to 2017 You Look Good World Tour, including Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre

    Lady Antebellum's comeback is proving to be more expansive than originally planned. With their current single "You Look Good" now at radio, the trio are mounting a headlining tour of the same name, set to launch April 4 in Augusta, Ga., and have officially added several new dates, including an Aug...
  • Cam

    5 things you didn't know about Cam

    Born Camaron Ochs, the rising country star defines modern music on her own terms, often tipping her proverbial hat to the sunny rock style out of southern California. Make no mistake: Cam's music overflows with twang and plenty of deep South storytelling. Her Arista Nashville debut album Untamed...
  • Jerrod Niemann's "God Made a Woman"

    Jerrod Niemann pulls back for emotional new single, 'God Made a Woman' (listen)

    With such hits as "Drink to That All Night" and "Lover, Lover" under his belt, Jerrod Niemann pulls back the curtains for his most honest moment, the chivalrous romancer "God Made a Woman." The song, written by fellow country star Michael Ray ("Think a Little Less," "Kiss You in the Morning") with...
  • Maddie & Tae

    5 best Maddie & Tae lyrics

    Maddie & Tae first took flight with their bro-country torpedo "Girl in a Country Song," in which they poke fun on how women are often perceived in country music. As their first No. 1 hit, the anthem set the stage for their 2015 debut LP, Start Here. Their writing style often veers into Dixie...
  • Lindsay Ell's Worth the Wait EP

    Lindsay Ell readies her long-awaited debut EP 'Worth the Wait'

    Singer, songwriter and guitarist Lindsay Ell is an underrated force of talent. Following a string of one-off singles the past few years, the performer is finally releasing her debut, the splashy Worth the Wait EP, which includes three co-writes and an outside cut from John Mayer. Ell enlists the...
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