Sterling Whitaker is a Nashville-based musician and music journalist. He is the author of two books: 'Unsung Heroes of Rock Guitar' and 'The Grand Delusion: The Unauthorized True Story of Styx.' He has appeared as a guest on VH1, BBC Radio and radio all over North America. Whitaker is also very involved in animal rescue.
Toby Keith Turns in Patriotic Performance at Donald Trump’s Inaugural Concert [Watch]
Toby Keith was on hand to welcome President-elect Donald Trump to Washington, D.C., on Thursday (Jan. 19). The country superstar performed at Trump's Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration a day before Trump's inauguration.
Lady Antebellum Reveal New Album, 2017 Tour Dates
Lady Antebellum have announced their plans for a new album and a massive summer tour in 2017. The trio are set to release Heart Break in June, and they'll visit more than 40 cities to promote the new project.
ACM Awards Set 2017 Air Date
The Academy of Country Music has announced the date for the 2017 ACM Awards, which are set to air live from Las Vegas in a brand-new venue.
Jason Aldean Announces 2017 They Don’t Know Tour
Jason Aldean has announced the cities for a massive 2017 tour. The country superstar will hit the road for his They Don't Know Tour on April 27 and visit more than 30 cities throughout North America.
Reba McEntire’s New Drama Series Gets Pilot Green Light From ABC
Reba McEntire has gotten the green light to film a pilot for a new one-hour drama series from ABC, the Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.
Blake Shelton Adds ‘The Voice’ Champion Sundance Head to 2017 Tour
Blake Shelton has added 2016 The Voice winner Sundance Head to all of the dates of his upcoming Doing It to Country Songs Tour.
Martina McBride’s Father in Law Dies at 85
Martina McBride and her family have suffered a terrible personal loss. The singer's father-in-law, John Douglas McBride, has passed away.
Alan Jackson’s Mother Dead at 86
Alan Jackson's mother, Mrs. Ruth Musick "Mama Ruth" Jackson, has passed away at her home in Georgia. She was 86.
Country Tours Hitting the Road in 2017
Some of the biggest touring acts in country music will be taking the how on the road again in 2017, along with some veteran acts and first-time headliners.
Sam Hunt Releases Surprise New Song, ‘Drinkin’ Too Much’ [Listen]
Sam Hunt fans got a big New Year's Day surprise. The country star released a new song titled "Drinkin' Too Much" shortly after midnight on Jan. 1.
Biggest Country Music Surprises of 2016
2016 has been quite a year of change in country music, and it seems like it's just been one surprise after another.
Blake Shelton Challenges Universal Records After Sundance Head Wins ‘The Voice’
Sundance Head won big on The Voice finale on Tuesday night (Dec. 13), but the battle for marketplace success has just begun. At a press conference after Head was crowned the Season 11 winner, his coach, Blake Shelton, called out Universal Records for their poor showing in breaking winners in the mar…