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Eric Church ‘Speechless’ After Receiving Five 2012 CMA Awards Nominations
Breakout country star Eric Church leads the pack in this year’s CMA Awards nominations, receiving an astonishing five nods. Now the singer has issued a statement about the exciting news, saying, “I’m truly speechless.”
Alec Baldwin Calls Hank Williams, Jr. a ‘Broken-Down, Senile, Racist Coot’
Actor Alec Baldwin has never been shy in expressing his opinions about politics, and yesterday he took to his Twitter account to slam country star Hank Williams, Jr. for his recent rants against President Obama, calling him a “broken-down, senile, racist coot.”
2012 CMA Awards Nominees Announced
Hot country star Eric Church just got a little hotter. The ‘Drink in My Hand’ hitmaker leads the 2012 CMA Award nominations with a whopping five. Church is up for Male Vocalist of the Year and Album of the Year. His No. 1 hit ‘Springsteen’ also earned him nods in the categori…
Sugarland Perform ‘Baby Girl’ With 4-Year-Old Cancer Survivor
The members of Sugarland got the chance to make a young girl’s life brighter at a recent tour stop in Minnesota. Singer Jennifer Nettles and singer-songwriter Kristian Bush were performing at the Mystic Lake Casino Hotel on Aug. 8 when they were joined onstage by a very special guest — a…
Scotty McCreery to Release ‘Christmas With Scotty McCreery’ on October 16
Breakout country star Scotty McCreery is preparing to release his first Christmas album. The aptly-titled ‘Christmas With Scotty McCreery’ is set to drop on Oct. 16, and the young singer says he is excited about the project, which mixes holiday classics with two new tracks.
Kimberly Williams-Paisley Lands a Recurring Role on ‘Nashville’
It looks like there’s a little bit more authenticity coming to ABC’s ‘Nashville.’ Former ‘According to Jim’ star Kimberly Williams-Paisley has joined the show in a role that will recur over a multi-episode arc. The performer not only lives in Nashville, but knows …
Keith Urban to Teach High School for a Day
You can add “educator” to Keith Urban’s resume. The country singer-songwriter and guitarist has agreed to take part in a program in which he will teach a group of Nashville-area high school students.
Chris Young Reunites With Wounded Warrior Pal During Visit to Air Force Base
Chris Young had the chance to catch up with an old friend during a visit to Minot Air Force Base last week. The singer stopped by the base for a CD signing with some of our country’s finest airmen as part of his work with Stars for Stripes and the Minot Exchange. While there, he was reunited with Wo…
Patsy Cline: Crazy for Loving You Hall of Fame Exhibit to Open in August
The legendary Patsy Cline is the subject of an upcoming exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville. Patsy Cline: Crazy for Loving You will open in the museum’s East Gallery on Aug. 24, signing rent for a ten-month run.
Scotty McCreery Rooting for Olympic Swimmer Missy Franklin
Like the rest of America — okay, the world — country’s own Scotty McCreery is currently entranced by the 2012 Olympic Games. And it seems he’s got his eye on one gold medalist swimmer in particular. Using his Twitter account as a platform, McCreery has come out in full suppor…
Dustin Lynch Reveals Cover Art and Track Listing for Upcoming Debut Album
Hot country newcomer Dustin Lynch has revealed the cover art and song titles for his self-titled debut album, which is due August 21 from Broken Bow Records.
‘We Walk the Line: A Celebration of the Music of Johnny Cash’ Coming to CD and DVD in Augu…
Legacy Recordings will release ‘We Walk the Line: A Celebration of the Music of Johnny Cash’ on CD and DVD on Aug. 7. The all-star concert offers fans a richly diverse tribute to the musical legacy of the legendary Man in Black.