This week, Brantley Gilbert is once again celebrating having written the No. 1 country song in America. This one is extra sweet, however, as it’s his first chart-topping hit as a songwriter and performer.
The lyrics to the new Keith Urban single ‘You Gonna Fly’ were penned by hot country duo the LoCash Cowboys — Preston Brust and Chris Lucas — along with fellow singer-songwriter Jaren Johnston of southern rock band American Bang. When the uplifting tune landed in the hands of Urban, the three writers were thrilled at the opportunity to have a song recorded by the singing superstar.
Thanksgiving 2011 will be extra special for Lauren Alaina and her family — especially for her father. This year, his 17-year-old daughter will be singing the National Anthem on Thanksgiving day at Ford Field when the Green Bay Packers visit the Detroit Lions in their home territory in Michigan.
After only four weeks on the shelves, Lady Antebellum‘s latest album, ‘Own the Night,’ has been certified platinum by the RIAA for sales of one million copies. The hit album has produced two smash singles, including the lead-off release and multi-week No. 1 ‘Just a Kiss’ and their latest Top 10 song, ‘We Owned the Night.’
Stars of all walks of life walked the red carpet at the 2011 CMA Awards on Nov. 9, many chatting with CMT for their televised coverage. Taste of Country has your highlights from some of the biggest stars in country music!
If anybody can understand the whirlwind life that Lauren Alaina has been thrown into since her run on ‘American Idol,’ it’s the show’s fourth season winner, country superstar Carrie Underwood. “It’s been really hard because I’m gone away from home all the time,” Alaina tells Taste of Country of her post-’Idol’ life. “I asked Carrie how she handled it.”
Last week, Lauren Alaina made headlines with her amazing physical transformation since dropping 25 pounds in only five months. Taste of Country caught up with the southern belle in Nashville over the weekend during the annual Family Day benefit, where we asked Alaina if she truly planned on losing another 10 pounds to reach her goal, as reported.
Friday night was a special time for David Nail on many levels. In addition to being at Game 7 of the World Series in St. Louis in person to see his beloved Cardinals battle against the Texas Rangers, the singer also got the chance to step foot on the field where he belted out an emotion-filled rendition of ‘God Bless America’ during the seventh-inning stretch.
Good news for Lonestar fans. Next year, the band’s original lead singer, Richie McDonald, will return to the group — best know for hits ‘Amazed’ and ‘I’m Already There’ — to mark 20 years of making music together. In addition to a tour to commemorate their anniversary, Lonestar will also release a brand-new album with vocals by McDonald.
Congratulations to Blake Shelton, who is spending his second week atop the Billboard country singles chart with his latest single, ‘God Gave Me You.’ In addition to being No. 1 on Billboard, Shelton has also moved up a slot on Country Aircheck/Mediabase, where he tops that chart as well.
Lady Antebellum haven’t even launched the first leg of their Own the Night Tour yet, but they are already gearing up for the second leg in 2012. The new arena dates run from January 27 in Tulsa, Okla. through June 29 in Indianapolis, Ind., and will feature Darius Rucker and Thompson Square sharing opening act duties.
It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on .
To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you.
To activate your account, please confirm your password.
When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.
*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.
Welcome back to EZ VIP Club
It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kezj.com using your original account information.