Country Music News

Little Big Town Splashes onto the Country Albums Chart with "Pain Killer"

Image Courtesy Capitol NashvilleLittle Big Town's latest album, Pain Killer, made a big splash on Billboard's Country Albums chart this week. The set bowed at #3 on that tally with 42,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Pain Killer features the lead single, "Day Drinking." Florida Georg […]

Brad Paisley Will Be ESPN's "College GameDay" Guest Picker on Saturday

Image Courtesy Arista NashvilleBrad Paisley will be the guest picker on ESPN's College GameDay this Saturday at West Virginia University in Morgantown. He'll join host Chris Fowler and analysts Lee Corso, Kirk Berbstreit and Desmond Howard on the set for the winning picks segment. The show runs Satu […]

Keith Urban Kicking Off CMA Awards Day with a "Good Morning America" Performance

Image Courtesy CMAKeith Urban will kick off CMA Awards day in Nashville Wednesday with a performance on ABC's Good Morning America. Keith is up for multiple trophies that night, including Entertainer of the Year and Album of the Year for Fuse. Miranda Lambert will also appear on GMA that day, and th […]

Country Star Trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockWhat is the title of Gretchen Wilson's debut hit from 2004? ANSWER: "Redneck Woman." Follow @ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNo […]

"Nashville" Recap: "Nobody Said It Was Going to Be Easy"

Image Courtesy Bob D'Amico/ABCOn Wednesday's Nashville, Avery Barkley rushed to be by his ex-girlfriend Juliette Barnes' side after she collapsed at a concert. Juliette is carrying Avery's baby and suffers from a previously-unknown medical condition that causes blood clots. This disorder, which led […]

Nashville Notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockGretchen Wilson will co-host ABC's The View on November 10. According to The Oklahoman, Vince Gill was honored Wednesday with the unveiling of a life-size statue of himself outside his Oklahoma alma mater, Northwest Classen High School. Lady Antebellum has released […]

Lady Antebellum, Brantley Gilbert and Darius Rucker Sort Out Their Halloween Costumes

Image Courtesy Capitol NashvilleLady Antebellum turned their event celebrating the #1 hit "Bartender" into a Halloween costume party Wednesday afternoon in Nashville. The group's Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood dressed as whiskey barrels with Dave wearing a crazy wig and glasses. Charles had a fake […]

Get a "Sneak Peek" of Garth Brooks' New Album, "Man Against Machine"

John Russell/CMAGarth Brooks' new album, Man Against Machine, isn't due for official release for another two weeks, but he's giving fans the chance to hear it now -- though only for 24 hours. Starting at midnight tonight and lasting through the entire 24 hours of Halloween, Garth will make what he's […]

Luke Bryan Performed for 1.7 Million Fans on the Road This Year

Image Courtesy Lyle Waisman/Schmidt RelationsLuke Bryan performed for 1.7 million fans this year, playing a mix of headlining dates on his That's My Kind of Night tour and fair and festival dates. His Spring Break concerts in Panama City Beach, FL and his Farm Tour dates in small, rural communities […]