Reba McEntire Not the Basis of ‘Nashville’ Character Rayna James, Despite Rumors
There’s been a lot of anticipation in Music City for the upcoming ABC drama ‘Nashville,’ which centers around the country music business. The show is filming locally in Nashville, and speculation has been swirling as to whether some of the characters are based on real-life country stars. In a new in…
Darius Rucker Supports Our Troops With Operation Gratitude
Darius Rucker certainly does his share when it comes to supporting our troops, regularly performing all over the world for American soldiers in such far-flung places as Bosnia, Saudi Arabia, Italy, Japan and the Middle East. But he also wants everyday Americans to know how easy it is for them to do …
Patsy Cline: Crazy for Loving You Hall of Fame Exhibit to Open in August
The legendary Patsy Cline is the subject of an upcoming exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville. Patsy Cline: Crazy for Loving You will open in the museum’s East Gallery on Aug. 24, signing rent for a ten-month run.
Appeals Court Judges Question Lawyers in Tim McGraw Lawsuit With Curb Records
A panel of three judges with the Tennessee Court of Appeals questioned lawyers for country superstar Tim McGraw and his former record label, Curb Records, as part of an ongoing lawsuit in a court session in Nashville on Friday (July 27.)
Willie Nelson Unable to Adopt Abused Horses After All
Willie Nelson is as legendary for his kind-hearted nature as he is for his music, so it was no surprise when he recently stepped forward to take in two horses who had been abused by their owner. But now it appears the singer won’t be able to adopt the animals after all.
Love and Theft Singer Reveals He Was Almost Robbed During Community Service
Love and Theft may have to change their name to Assault & Battery after Eric Gunderson’s run-in with an attempted robber. Gunderson was arrested in March of 2012 after trying to carry a hunting knife through security at the airport, and while doing his community service, had …
‘The Voice’ Nabs Four Emmy Nominations
NBC’s runaway hit singing competition ‘The Voice‘ has scored four nominations in the 2012 Emmy Awards. The reality show, which features country’s own Blake Shelton as a judge, earned nominations in the categories of Outstanding Art Direction for Variety or Nonfiction Programming, Outstanding Hairst…
Little Big Town Releasing New Album ‘Tornado’ on September 11
Grammy-nominated country group Little Big Town will release their fifth studio album on September 11. Recorded in Nashville with producer Jay Joyce (whose credits include Eric Church), ‘Tornado’ features the band’s current hit single, ‘Pontoon.&CloseCurlyQ…
Toby Keith’s ‘Red Solo Cup’ Becomes Singer’s All-Time Best-Selling Single
Never underestimate the power of partying. Toby Keith’s party-hearty anthem ‘Red Solo Cup’ has been certified double platinum by the RIAA after selling two million digital downloads, which also makes it Keith’s career top seller. The news comes j…
Lady Antebellum Disappointed After Bruce Springsteen Silenced at London Concert
The members of Lady Antebellum are “disappointed” that Saturday night’s (July 14) Bruce Springsteen concert in London was cut off mid-song after the legendary rocker ran into overtime.
Dustin Lynch Reveals Cover Art and Track Listing for Upcoming Debut Album
Hot country newcomer Dustin Lynch has revealed the cover art and song titles for his self-titled debut album, which is due August 21 from Broken Bow Records.
‘We Walk the Line: A Celebration of the Music of Johnny Cash’ Coming to CD and DVD in Augu…
Legacy Recordings will release ‘We Walk the Line: A Celebration of the Music of Johnny Cash’ on CD and DVD on Aug. 7. The all-star concert offers fans a richly diverse tribute to the musical legacy of the legendary Man in Black.