Just like you, country music's biggest stars look forward to visiting with family, eating and maybe bickering across the table this Christmas. They carry on traditions that are heartfelt, funny, strange and flat-out unforgettable.
The title track of Love and Theft's new 'Whiskey on My Breath' album lists seven songwriters. Seven! Stephen Barker Liles and Eric Gunderson recently sat down to talk about that and fatherhood, and to play a game you may recognize from grade school.
Stephen Barker Liles of Love and Theft will marry fiance Jenna Kennedy this August in Nashville. In a chat with Taste of Country, the singer opens up about his plans for the ceremony and reception, saying the 250-person party is smaller than he wanted.
Sometimes a country boy (or girl) chooses comfort over classy. With temps pushing 90 across much of the country, this was the week to stay cool in country music with fitted T-shirts! Between scoop necks, graphic tees, plain and chest-hugging tees -- there was a lot to look at.
Natalie Stovall and The Drive have found themselves in the drivers seat for the first time on the Country Whuppin', stopping Chuck Wicks at 2 wins. This new, exciting band takes over as the champion facing the guys that will be at the Ford Center Friday night, Love and Theft!
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 to check into the facility.
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...