TODAY'S BEST COUNTRY
ToC Encore: Turning Personal Tragedy Into Hit Records
Turning a personal tragedy into a hit record is tricky, and not just for all the normal reasons that it's difficult to make a song into a hit. Artists who write a great personal song may be hesitant to record it for months or years. Taste of Country writer Billy Dukes considers three powerful songs …
Trace Adkins Leaves Rehab to Be With Seriously Ill Father
Trace Adkins has reportedly stepped away from treatment in a Florida rehabilitation facility to be with his ailing father, Aaron. Sources say he needed to be at his dad’s side, but it’s not clear if the illness is life-threatening.
Trace Adkins, Country Cruising to Make Good on Lost Performances
Country Cruising has partnered with Trace Adkins and his Nashville team to allow the January cruise attendees see all the performances that they unfortunately missed on this month's ship.
Trace Adkins Is Tough, Yet Lovable in ‘Mom’s Night Out’ Trailer [Watch]
While Trace Adkins is bravely facing recovery following a relapse with alcoholism, his fans can keep him in their thoughts and look ahead to brighter things in the future, including the singer's role in an upcoming Hollywood flick. The trailer for 'Mom's Night Out' debuted this w…
Neal McCoy Admits Truth About Trace Adkins Was ‘Fudged,’ Asks for Sympathy
Neal McCoy expressed his sympathies for Trace Adkins and praised the rest of the Country Cruising lineup after the ship’s headliner left for rehab last week.
ToC Encore: Trace Adkins’ Rehab Trip Spotlights Country Music’s Drinking Problem
Earlier this week, Trace Adkins announced a second stint in an alcohol rehabilitation facility. He fell off the wagon during a cruise he was set to headline. It was his first taste of alcohol in over a decade -- since his last stay in rehab in 2002. While the singer seems to be taking full ownership…
Stephen Barker Liles Gives Eyewitness Account of Trace Adkins Cruise Ship Fight
Trace Adkins has taken a step toward recovery, checking into rehab after falling off the wagon in his battle with alcoholism. However, a lot remains unclear about a fight that allegedly occurred between the star and an impersonator onboard the Country Cruising ship this week, which may have led him …
Top 10 Country Songs Should’ve Been Hits In 2013 [VIDEOS]
Through 2013, plenty of songs have come and gone and become big hits. But for every song that hits the top 10, there are hundreds more that don't, much less see the light of day. Here are my personal choices for the songs that should have been a bigger hit on country radio in 2013..…