Lady A To Receive A Grammys On The Hill Award
Lady Antebellum is getting a new honor. The country trio has been tapped to receive the Recording Artists' Coalition Award at next month's Grammys on the Hill event. The
The gala will include a cocktail reception and dinner along with the award presentations. Dionne Warwick, Los Lonely Boys, Hanson, and the Lumineers' Wesley Schultz are among the music stars expected to attend. The 2014 Grammys on the Hill Awards will take place at the Hamilton Live in
Hunter Hayes Reveals Details On New CD, Video Premiere
Hunter Hayes' new album will be in stores in a couple of months. The country star will release his sophomore CD, "Storyline," on May 6th. Hunter co-wrote all 14 of the tracks on "Storyline," including his current single, "Invisible." The singer debuted the song several weeks ago at the Grammy Awards. He's now ready to unveil his video for the track. A preview of the clip will be featured on ABC's "Good Morning America" on Wednesday. Following the segment, the full video will have a massive rollout, premiering on CMT, MTV, VH1, Nickelodeon, Palladia, and Clear Channel Media and Entertainment platforms. It will also be streamed at HunterHayes.CMT.com and other online outlets.
Danielle Bradbery Says "The Voice" Cured Her Stage Fright
Country newcomer Danielle Bradbery admits she used to have severe stage fright. But the singer says when she stepped onto the stage on "The Voice," something "just clicked on" and she had no problem performing. She adds that coach Blake Shelton was a huge help whenever those butterflies returned.
Danielle adds that she "just became this new person on stage," which "was really cool." Bradbery went on to win season four of "The Voice," and she released her self-titled debut album last November. She'll get the chance to experience her stage transformation once again this spring. She'll be opening shows on Hunter Hayes' "We're Not Invisible" tour, which begins in
Josh Turner Enjoyed Writing Book
Josh Turner admits he had fun writing his new book, "Man Stuff." The country star says it also gave him an opportunity to share a different side of himself with his fans and other readers.
Turner explains that "Man Stuff" includes personal details and insights he wouldn't typically write about in a song or discuss in an interview, and he's glad they're getting an outlet through the book. Thomas Nelson Publishers approached the singer about the project following a 2011 "People" magazine feature naming him the "Hottest Dad in Country Music." "Man Stuff: Thoughts on Faith and Fatherhood" will arrive in stores on April 29th.
Actual "Mona Lisa" Inspires Brad Paisley's "Mona Lisa"
Brad Paisley says the famed Leonardo da Vinci portrait inspired his current single, "The Mona Lisa." The singer tells "Country Weekly" he's "read a lot" about the noted Renaissance artist and "wanted to see that piece in real life," because it's "unlike any other work in the history of painted art." Brad eventually got his chance, and paid a visit to the Louvre in
Country Stars Help Raise Over Half-Million For Charity
Tim McGraw, Darius Rucker, and Jake Owen are some of the country stars helping out in the fight against AIDS and cancer. The singers were among the celebrities who took part in this week's T.J. Martell Foundation fundraising gala, which CMT.com says brought in more than 500-thousand-dollars. McGraw performed for honoree Mark Bloom, singing his hit "My Little Girl" at the request of the real estate developer. Rucker took part in the tribute to record executive Mike Dungan, while Owen sang and Kenny Chesney spoke in honor of talent manager Dale Morris. Sheryl Crow and Kenny Loggins' new group Blue Sky Riders performed as well. Luke Bryan, Chris Young,
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Release, Premiere Dates Set For Travis Tritt-Narrated Walt Disney Biopic
The new Walt Disney biopic featuring Travis Tritt music and narration will be available this spring. Five different pre-sale packages of "As Dreamers Do" are available at SeeWaltMovie.com until April 11th, and include a digital download enabling buyers to watch the film a month before it's official release. Two of the more expensive packages also come with tickets to the movie's
Tritt provides the narration for "As Dreamers Do." The country star also contributes the new original song "That's What Dreamers Do," which will be released to radio in conjunction with the film's May 13th release.
Today In Country Music History
Today in 1975, George Jones and Tammy Wynette got a D.I.V.O.R.C.E. after six turbulent years of marriage and one child, daughter Tamla Georgette.
Today in 1991, Dolly Parton's "Eagle When She Flies" album was released.
Today in 2001, on the heels of their first anniversary, Vince Gill and Amy Grant welcomed their daughter, Corrina Grant Gill, into the world at 1:36 a.m. eastern time.
Today in 2002, Garth Brooks finally had his "golden" moment in
Today in 2002, the albums "The Original Outlaw of Country Music" by David Alan Coe and "Color of Roses" by Lorrie Morgan arrived in stores.
Today in 2002, Pat Green was forced to cancel his concert in
Today in 2004, Johnny Cash's "American IV: The Man Comes Around" was named the Best Country Album of 2003 in "Playboy" magazine's annual music poll.
Today in 2004, Clint Black performed on ESPN's "Cold Pizza" and made an in-store appearance at a Wal-Mart in
Today in 2006, "Ring of Fire," starring singer Lari White and featuring the music of Johnny Cash, opened at the Barrymore in
Today in 2007, Tim McGraw's "Last Dollar" hit number one on the Canadian singles chart.
Today in 2007, John Denver's "Rocky Mountain High" became
Today in 2008, Trace Adkins was on hand at a news conference in
Today in 2008, Alan Jackson's album "Good Time" debuted at number one on both the Billboard 200 and the Billboard Top Country Albums charts.
Today in 2008,
Today in 2010, Dolly Parton was on hand for the grand opening celebration of her
Today in 2010, Justin Moore's guitar was stolen at a concert in Royal Oaks,
Today in 2013, Luke Bryan played the first of his two annual Spring Break shows in
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