Taylor Swift Sells Out Chinese "Red" Tour In One Minute
Taylor Swift is breaking records as she takes her "Red" tour to
Cassadee Pope, Danielle Bradbery Playing NCAA Women's Championship Concert
Cassadee Pope and Danielle Bradbery will be taking part in the NCAA Women's National Championship game. The country singers, who both launched their careers working with Blake Shelton on "The Voice," will play a free concert in
Lonestar's Michael Britt Gets Married
Lonestar guitarist Michael Britt is a married man. The country star and his bride, Latashja Hanson, announced their union with a Facebook photo, in which the newlyweds are captured snapping a selfie. Britt and Hanson tied the knot with a ceremony over the weekend. "Country Weekly" says Hanson had been a radio personality in
Ronnie Dunn's Debuts Track From Second Solo CD
Ronnie Dunn's second solo effort arrives in stores Tuesday. The country star is debuting the track "You Should See You Now" on Billboard.com.
Ronnie says "You Should See You Now" is one of his favorites from "Peace, Love, and Country Music." The new album also features the song "Kiss You There," which he introduced last summer with a flash mob event outside the CMT Music Awards as people were leaving the ceremony. "Peace, Love, and Country Music" is also Dunn's first release on his own label.
Justin Moore Thanks Fans For ACM Win
Justin Moore is extending his appreciation to his followers for his
ACM Awards Lead Sunday Ratings, Numbers Dip From 2013
Blake Shelton Can't Explain His Career Path
Blake Shelton admits he's been incredibly fortunate in his career. But the country star says it hasn't been by design. He explains that he's not sure just how it all happened for him.
Between August 1983 and June 1989, 16 of Conley's 17 singles went to number one. Only his 1986 Anita Pointer duet, "Too Many Times" failed to top the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. It peaked at number two.
Band Perry Builds Trust With Studio Musicians
The Band Perry's Kimberly and Neil Perry say they were able to take risks on their latest album, "Pioneer," in part because of the bond they built with their studio musicians. The country stars recall one particularly powerful recording session that really amazed their guitarist.
The Band Perry is currently promoting their new single, "Chainsaw." The trio performed the song to launch Sunday's
Brantley Gilbert Tries To Maintain Healthy Lifestyle
Brantley Gilbert says he makes an effort to eat well and stay fit. But the country star admits there is one dish that's hard for him to stay away from.
But Brantley adds that he works out regularly -- and not just when he's at home. The singer says he brings a "mini-gym" with him on his tour bus, and in each city he visits he tries to find a facility where he can exercise. Gilbert is currently on his "Let It Ride Tour 2014." His next show is coming up in
Martina McBride and Linda Ronstadt have new albums arriving today. Martina's 12-track disc "Everlasting" features the country star's versions of some pop and R&B classics, including songs originally made famous by Elvis Presley, Aretha Franklin, the Supremes, Van Morrison, and others. "Linda Ronstadt Duets" features collaborations with Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, the Eagles' Don Henley, and more. Ronstadt's album is being released in conjunction with her Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction later this week.
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Today In Country Music History
Today in 1989, the single "I'm No Stranger To The Rain" by Keith Whitley topped the charts. One month and one day later, he was dead of alcohol poisoning.
Today in 1985,
Today in 1991, Ricky Van Shelton's "RVS 3" album was certified Platinum.
Today in 1992, the "Shooting Straight In The Dark" album by Mary Chapin Carpenter was certified Gold.
Today in 1994, Lee Roy Parnell hit number one with the single "I'm Holding My Own."
Today in 1996, Aaron Tippin's "Tool Box" album was certified Gold.
Today in 1997,
Today in 1999, it was revealed that Faith Hill would not only become a spokesmodel for Cover Girl cosmetics, she was also confirmed as a performer on the 1999 VH1 "Divas Live" concert.
Today in 2004, Tracy Lawrence's album "Strong" debuted on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart at number two, behind Kenny Chesney's "When the Sun Goes Down." Kenny's album was marking its eighth week at number one.
Today in 2008, Kenny Chesney previewed his "Poets & Pirates" show before a small group of invited guests in
Today in 2008,
Today in 2008, Clint Black displayed his skills as a stand-up comedian on the season premiere of CBS' "Secret Talents of the Stars." Meanwhile, Montgomery Gentry's Eddie Montgomery and Troy Gentry served as coaches for actor George Takei, who played Mr. Sulu on the original "Star Trek," as he competed on the show as a country singer.
Today in 2008, James Otto's "Sunset Man" was released. The album was the last to be issued by the Muzik Mafia's Raybaw Records. Big & Rich's Big Kenny Alphin and John Rich were among those who ran the now-defunct label. Other new material hitting stores included Jeff Bates and Jypsi's self-titled albums and Trisha Yearwood's cookbook, "Georgia Cooking in an Oklahoma Kitchen."
Today in 2009, Charlie Daniels received the Joe M. Rodgers Spirit of
Today in 2009, Kellie Pickler made a guest appearance on "American Idol," and performed "Best Days Of Your Life."
Today in 2010, Mark Chesnutt began a tour of
Today in 2011, Zac Brown Band launched their inaugural Southern Ground Music and Food Festival. The three-day event took place at
Today in 2011, Lady Antebellum made their Australian concert debut, opening for Keith Urban in
Today in 2011, Carrie Underwood's feature film acting debut, Soul Surfer," opened in theaters.
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