Eric Church Taking a Break From the Spotlight in 2013
As the summer months fades away and cooler weather signals the closure of another year, Eric Church is already plotting his next move for the new year. Though many artists try to remain in the spotlight during a high in their career, a well-deserved break from the demands of being a superstar is in the works for one of the hardest working men in country music.
Miranda Lambert’s Detective Drama Series Gets Picked Up by NBC
It looks as though both Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton will be on the NBC payroll soon, with news that ‘The Voice’ network home has bought the rights to Lambert’s yet-to-be-titled detective drama series that will mirror her own childhood. It was previous reported that ABC Family had won the competitive bidding war earlier this year.
Montgomery Gentry’s ‘My Town’ Turns 10
After a short-lived chart run with their sophomore effort, Montgomery Gentry made a strong return in 2002 with ‘My Town,’ their third studio album that propelled the duo to country music superstar status.
Taylor Swift’s ‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together’ Is First No. 1 Hot 100 Single
It’s hard to believe an act who has sold more than 17 million albums and 50 million paid digital singles had yet to top the all-genre Hot 100 chart, but Taylor Swift can now include an all-encompassing No. 1 to her already impressive discography, as ‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together‘ vaults from No. 72 to No. 1 this week. The first single from ‘Red’ is officially the first chart-topper for
Lady Antebellum Start Work on Fourth Studio Album
Lady Antebellum is officially hard at work on their fourth studio album, the follow-up to their 2011 platinum effort ‘Own the Night.’ Leading lady Hillary Scott took to her official Twitter account on Monday (Aug. 20) to express her elation over commencing the creative process on the highly-anticipated next album.
Country’s Biggest Stars Jump Aboard Little Big Town’s ‘Pontoon’ in Funny Viral Video
It’s not uncommon for the hottest songs on radio to become viral YouTube sensations with the fans, but it’s not every day that a village of superstars jump on board a song and create their own tribute to it. Many of the biggest names in country music — including Luke Bryan, Darius Rucker, Sara Evans and the ladies of Pistol Annies — have come together in a hilarious viral video for Little Big Town
Toby Keith Back in the Swing of Things Following Gall Bladder Surgery
Toby Keith‘s highly-successful Live in Overdrive Tour hasn’t lost any steam, despite the fact that the outing’s headlining act underwent an invasive surgery just two weeks ago to remove his gall bladder. Keith resumed his demanding road schedule just days after his brief hiatus, proving that his focused work ethic is matched only by his intense need to satisfy his massive fanbase.
Randy Travis’ 911 Call Hits the Web
The 911 call made to Texas dispatchers after a passerby found an unclothed Randy Travis on the side of the road has surfaced on the internet. It’s the latest development in the scandal surrounding the troubled country music superstar, who was arrested late Tuesday night (August 7).
Jason Aldean Asks Fans to ‘Take a Little Ride’ Behind-the-Scenes of New Video
Jason Aldean is revving up for the premiere of his music video for ‘Take a Little Ride’ by offering fans a behind-the-scenes look at the clip, which will make its official debut on Friday.
Rascal Flatts Offer Sneak Peek of ‘Come Wake Me Up’ Video
Are you anxious for Rascal Flatts‘ new music video for ‘Come Wake Me Up’? Well, the wait isn’t quite over, but to tide us over, the guys have delivered an intimate look at production of the video, which was filmed on-location in Nashville last month.
‘American Idol’ Producer: ‘Country Is America’
It seems more and more likely that a country superstar will join Mariah Carey on the revamped ‘American Idol’ panel of celebrity judges. According to the Hollywood Reporter, show producers could possibly have their eye on the country music genre — although it’s anyone’s guess as to who will ultimately be offered the coveted position.
Sheryl Crow Granted Restraining Order Against Stalker
A Los Angeles judged issued a restraining order for Sheryl Crow against Phillip Gordon Sparks, an apparent stalker who has threatened to shoot the ‘Collide’ singer.