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Best ‘American’ Song – Readers Poll
Country music and America go together like sweet and tea. Hundreds of songs have been written to celebrate our freedoms as Americans, but only a few have the word “American” in the title. Which of the following seven songs is your favorite “American” country song?
The Band Perry Admit Their Love of Rattails, Hand Guns and Celine Dion
America didn’t learn about the Band Perry until late 2009, but the sibling trio will be celebrating their 14th year together this October. Neil and Reid Perry started off backing up their older sister Kimberly before she let them join the band officially. Jump forward to 2012, where you’ll find that…
Taste of Country Nights Radio Show Debuts Nationwide
A new name in radio begins with a familiar voice on Monday night, July 2. Taste of Country Nights will air nightly from 7PM to midnight on 34 country stations nationwide Monday through Friday. Host Jeremy Robinson promises a house party atmosphere on his new show, with people dropping by at any…
Kix Brooks, Ronnie Dunn Nominated for Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction
Longtime duet partners Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn are on the same ballot for induction into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Both are nominated in the Songwriter/Artists category, but only one can be inducted. There’s no guarantee either will be picked, however.
Blake Shelton vs. Zac Brown Band – The Showdown
You now have a chance to decide the best new songs in country music every day! Starting July 2, the Taste of Country Showdown will run online and on the air daily. With the launch of Taste of Country Nights on 34 radio stations across America, you’ll get to hear even more of the hottest hits from th…
Charlie Daniels Reacts to ‘Obamacare’ Healthcare Mandate
News that the Supreme Court upheld the national healthcare mandate — dubbed Obamacare — has angered some, delighted others and left a few country artists worried about the future of the United States. Charlie Daniels was quick to speak his mind on Twitter Thursday morning.
Brantley Gilbert Named Country Music’s Most Eligible Bachelor
He’s 27-years-old — a Capricorn with hazel eyes and a propensity for adding “Sir” or “Ma’am” to the end of sentences. Brantley Gilbert loves his fans, his mama and a Pit bull named Alley, who he rescued from abusive owners before one of his shows in Macon, Ga. Don’t let the soft southern accent or b…
Wynonna Judd Explains Why Her Mom + Sister Weren’t Invited to Her Wedding
When Wynonna Judd married Cactus Moser this month, her famous mother and sister weren’t in attendance. The singer now explains that was intentional. In an interview with Us Weekly, Judd admits her relationship with Naomi and Ashley Judd is strained, and that their presence would have made her …
Lauren Alaina Involved in Dramatic Twitter Fight Over a Boy
Lauren Alaina was shooting flames from her fingertips last night on Twitter, and it sounds like it was over a boy. The teenage singer went back and forth with an unnamed female before going to bed Monday night. She fired several messages across the internet as her fans offered support.
Blake Shelton Working on Christmas Album
Blake Shelton seems to be working on new music. According to Nashville keyboard player Gordon Mote, Shelton is working on a Christmas album. “Had a great day working on a new @BlakeShelton Christmas album,” Mote tweeted on Wednesday. “He’s pretty fantastic!”
Willie Nelson Leads Country Supergroup in Singing ‘Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die’ at …
Toby Keith, Zac Brown Band, Jamey Johnson, Darius Rucker and Willie Nelson all have one thing in common: country music (Hey — if there’s something else, we don’t know about it). The country supergroup took the stage halfway through the 2012 CMT Music Awards to perform Nelson’…
Blake Shelton Struggles to Add Team Members During Monday’s Episode of ‘The Voice’
Blake Shelton begged, pleaded and insulted his fellow coaches to woo contestants during Monday night’s (Feb. 13) episode of ‘The Voice‘ on NBC. He added three new team members, including Erin Willett, a 22-year-old from Gaithersburg, Md.