Craig Morgan Talks Grounding His Kids, New Album and Climbing Mt. Everest
Old habits die hard. For Craig Morgan, it’s the habits he learned from his parents and from his military career. The ‘This Ole Boy‘ singer keeps a schedule that makes the President look lazy and refers to exercise as “P.T.” He compares changing record labels (Morgan is now signed to the Black River …
Jason Aldean Films ‘Fly Over States’ Video in ‘Airplane Graveyard’
Jason Aldean spent part of last week filming the music video for his new song ‘Fly Over States’ at a junk yard for airplanes. The singer shot at the airport in Smyrna, Tenn., a town just 30 minutes southeast of Nashville.
Scotty McCreery Pranks Brad Paisley
Brad Paisley has just one weekend to seek retaliation on Scotty McCreery. The younger singer pranked Paisley during his song ‘Celebrity’ on Saturday night in Springfield, Mo. Their run of dates together ends next Saturday in Lexington, Ky.
Daily Roundup: Thompson Square, Carrie Underwood + More
It was a big day for Carrie Underwood. Not only did she release the first single from her upcoming fourth studio album, but she joined Twitter after years of giving the social media platform the cold shoulder. Within just an hour, the ‘American Idol’ bombshell had 10K followers.
Thompson Square Singer Shawna Thompson’s Father Dies
Thompson Square singer Shawna Thompson’s father died on Thursday afternoon (Feb. 23), according to a sad statement on the duo’s website. “It is with extremely heavy hearts to inform you all that Shawna’s father George Michael ‘Mickey’ Mcilwain passed away yesterda…
Carrie Underwood Joins Twitter
She was seemingly country music’s final holdout, but with the release of her new song ‘Good Girl’ Carrie Underwood has decided to join Twitter. The singer signed on just before 12PM ET on Friday, and within an hour was following 18 people and had over 10,000 followers.
Zac Brown Auctions Off Harley Davidson Motorcycle to Help Baby With Muscular Dystrophy
With four small kids and a busy touring schedule, Zac Brown probably doesn’t have time to ride his Harley Davidson motorcycle much — and it could be put to good use. The singer has listed the bike for auction on eBay, with all proceeds going to Andrew’s Warriors, a charity to help …
The Band Perry Debut New Love Song ‘It Burns for You’
The Band Perry played a sold out show at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on Monday night, where they debuted six new songs that could be included on their next album when it’s released later this year. One fan captured video of ‘It Burns for You,’ a rolling love song fronted by K…
Thompson Square Cancel Show Due to Family Illness
Thompson Square have pulled out of Friday night’s New Faces Show at the Country Radio Seminar in Nashville due to a family illness. It’s not clear if a new act will be named to replace the married country duo.
Daily Roundup: LeAnn Rimes, George Strait + More
Add a famous country blonde to the list of applicants for a job on Simon Cowell’s hit show ‘X Factor.’ Find out why LeAnn Rimes thinks she’d be a good fit for the show, where George Strait turned up unexpectedly and which country stars have turned in Oscar-worthy performances…
Billy Strange, Musicians Hall of Famer and Longtime Friend to Country, Dies at 81
Turn on any Oldies radio station and you’re bound to hear the guitar or penwork of Billy Strange, a talented writer, musician and actor who died on Wednesday morning at the age of 81. The versatile guitarist and songwriter performed with everyone from Roy Rogers and Spade Cooley to Count Bassi…
Grammy Appearances Provide Album Sales Boosts For Lady Antebellum, the Civil Wars + More
While Adele stole the headlines during and after the 2012 Grammy Awards, a number of country artists are also enjoying the afterglow. Albums from Lady Antebellum and the Civil Wars enjoyed impressive sales boosts following the red carpet event of the year. The groups respectively earned the Best Cou…