Country Music News

Brad Paisley and John Fogerty stick up for America's veterans on "Love and War"

Arista NashvilleBrad Paisley and Rock-and-Roll Hall-of-Famer John Fogerty recently shot the music video for their new song “Love and War” aboard the USS Midway aircraft carrier in San Diego, California. The West Virginia native teamed up with the former Creedance Clearwater Revival lead singer to ma […]

Kacey Musgraves wishes Zac Brown Band "All the Best" on new album

ABC/Image Group LAKacey Musgraves makes a cameo appearance on the new album from the Zac Brown Band. The Pageant Material singer and the Georgia music-makers duet on “All the Best,” written by renowned Nashville singer/songerwriter John Prine. He originally recorded the track on his Grammy-winning 1 […]

"Last Thing I Needed, First Thing This Morning": Hear Chris Stapleton cover Willie Nelson

Mercury Records Nashville  Chris Stapleton paid tribute to George Jones on his multi-platinum Traveller album by covering his classic “Tennessee Whiskey,” and now on his sophomore effort, he’s tipping his hat to Willie Nelson. Willie went to #2 in 1982 with “Last Thing I Needed First Thing This Morn […]

From "Drunk on a Plane" to running an airport: Why Dierks Bentley may have a new gig

ABC/Todd WawrychukDierks Bentley not only plays a pilot in concert and in his “Drunk on a Plane” video, he's also a pilot in real life. And soon, he may also be running an airport. Nashville Mayor Megan Barry has nominated the “Black” hitmaker for a volunteer position on the Metro Nashville Airport […]

Country star trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockTwenty-five years ago this week, the self-titled debut solo album from this country icon spent the first of three weeks atop Billboard's country album chart. Can you name the project whose first single was "She Is His Only Need?" ANSWER:  Wynonna by Wynonna Judd. Copyright © 2017, […]

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockBrad Paisley performs music from his new album, Love and War, Friday on Good Morning America. You can watch for the "Today" hitmaker starting at 7 a.m. on ABC. After writing the #1 single, “Any Ol’ Barstool” for Jason Aldean, Josh Thompson releases his new album, C […]

Put It Off Until Tomorrow: Basketball alters Tim & Faith's schedule

ABC/Image Group LAThe success of Atlanta’s basketball team is throwing a kink into Tim McGraw and Faith Hill’s schedule. The superstar couple is postponing their Saturday Soul2Soul show at Philips Arena, so the Atlanta Hawks can take on the Charlotte Hornets in game 3 of the first-round of the NBA's […]

Why every night is a "double date" on Thomas Rhett's Home Team Tour

Bob D'Amico/ABCWhile we don’t know a lot about Kelsea Ballerini’s fiancé, it does appear that up-and-coming Australian country singer Morgan Evans definitely has the Thomas Rhett seal of approval. Kelsea’s current Home Team tour mate even went so far as to say that Morgan might be one of his “favori […]