Kenny Chesney Working On New Album
New music is on the way from Kenny Chesney. The country superstar posted a message on Facebook and Twitter Tuesday, saying he's "in studio working on new album" and he "can't wait for everyone to hear the new music." His note includes a photo showing him seated in front of a control board. The singer doesn't offer any information on when his new album might arrive in stores.
The new project is Chesney's follow up to "Life on a Rock," which he released last April. That album featured the hits "Pirate Flag" and "When I See This Bar."
Zac Brown Band Add New Member, Announce Summer Tour
The Zac Brown Band is growing. The group is officially welcoming bassist Matt Mangano into the fold. They say in a statement that their "musical expansion" enables bassist John Driskell Hopkins to diversify, and contribute other instruments to the band. Fans will be introduced to Matt on Zac Brown Band's upcoming tour. The group has formally announced their 27-date "Great American Road Trip," which begins in
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The Cadillac Three Enjoying Jake Owen Tour
The Cadillac Three's Jaren Johnston says his group is having a great time on Jake Owen's tour. The singer adds that they're discovering just how passionate Owen is about the music.
Jaren adds that Jake's love of classic country makes being on the "Days Of Gold" tour particularly special. He says it means a lot to his group that Owen is also open to their sound, and willing to take them on the road with him. The Cadillac Three's next show with Owen is coming up in
Craig Morgan Excited About Upcoming Season Of "All Access Outdoors"
Craig Morgan says he has a lot planned for the new season of his TV series, "All Access Outdoors." But the country star admits he's currently the most excited about the show's new introduction.
Craig adds that the new season of "All Access Outdoors" will feature trips to
Easton Corbin is ready to unveil the video to his latest single. The country star will debut the clip to his song "Clockwork" online Wednesday at People.com. "Clockwork" is the lead-off single to Corbin's upcoming third album.
Blake Shelton Reveals His Domestic Side
Blake Shelton says there are some elements of truth to his video for the hit "Doin' What She Likes." The country star tells "People" he loves to cook and mix drinks for him and wife Miranda Lambert, and he even likes bubble baths. However, he says the cleaning scenes are "a little bit far fetched."
Dolly Parton Knows For Some People Literacy Is A Luxury
Dolly Parton's Imagination Library continues to grow. More than 700-thousand children are registered in the program, which has provided more than 40 million books to kids regardless of their family's ability to pay for them. The country star says her father served as her inspiration for the effort, explaining that for him and other family members an education was a luxury they couldn't afford.
Parton adds that her father was a very smart man who was always ashamed that he was illiterate, and she knows he wasn't alone. The singer says through her Imagination Library, she's giving other kids a valuable opportunity her dad never had.
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Today In Country Music History
Today in 1982,
Today in 1993, the single "Hard Workin' Man" by Brooks & Dunn hit number three on the charts.
Today in 1996, Brooks & Dunn released their fourth album, "Borderline," and Toby Keith released "Blue Moon."
Today in 1999, Billy Ray Cyrus guest starred on "Love Boat." He played Lonesome Larry Larson, a sad country star who cheers up when he finds romance.
Today in 1999, Tim McGraw's "A Place In The Sun" album was released.
Today in 1999, Shania Twain became the first woman to be honored as Songwriter/Artist of the Year by the Nashville Songwriters Association International during the 32nd annual Songwriter Achievement Awards.
Today in 2000, Tracy Lawrence kicked off his 6th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic at the Westin Galleria Ballroom in
Today in 2000, Reba McEntire's performances were named the Best Country Concert at the 17th Dutch Country Music Awards Gala. Winners were selected by the readers of Country Gazette and the members of the Dutch Country Music Association.
Today in 2002, Steve Azar's album "Waitin' On Joe" was released.
Today in 2002, Alan Jackson's album "Drive" became the first country project to mark ten weeks in the Top Ten of the Billboard 200 chart since June 2000, when Shania Twain did it with "Come On Over." Alan is also the only male country artist to achieve this milestone with multiple projects.
Today in 2002, Tammy Cochran was among those on hand in
Today in 2003, Kenny Chesney's "Margaritas 'n' Senoritas Tour" was named the number one ticket seller for the first quarter of the year by the music industry publication "Pollstar."
Today in 2005, Clay Walker led the BP MS 150 Bike Tour, a two-day, 150-mile trek from
Today in 2007, Carrie Underwood was the big winner at the CMT Music Awards, taking Female Video of the Year as well as the event's top prize of Video of the Year for the song "Before He Cheats." Kenny Chesney, Rascal Flatts, Sugarland, Taylor Swift, and Jack Ingram also took awards.
Today in 2008, Rodney Atkins, the spokesperson for the National Council for Adoption, performed at the organization's 28th anniversary awards celebration in
Today in 2010, Alan Jackson received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Today in 2010, Lady Antebellum was the headliner for the first night of the ACM Concerts at Freemont Street Experience. The Band Perry and David Nail were also among the performers.
Today in 2012, Billy Gilman released the all-star charity single "The Choice." Reba McEntire, Alan Jackson, Keith Urban, LeAnn Rimes, and Kenny Rogers are among the 18 stars who lent their voices to the project in support of Soles4Souls, along with Vince Gill, Randy Travis, Josh Turner, Rodney Atkins, Kellie Pickler, and others.
Today in 2013, new releases included Willie Nelson's album "Let's Face the Music and Dance."
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