Country Music News

Thomas Rhett's Home Team hits a home run at St. Jude

Valory Music Co.In the middle of three sold-out shows on his Home Team Tour, Thomas Rhett still found time to stop by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital this weekend. In fact, TR brought the whole gang along, with openers Kelsea Ballerini, Ryan Hurd, and Russell Dickerson all taking a moment to v […]

100 shows and counting: Carrie Underwood offers up her devotion to the Opry

Chris Hollo for Grand Ole OpryIt’s 100 Grand Ole Opry performances and counting for Carrie Underwood, after four sold-out shows at the legendary venue this past weekend. Country Music Hall of Famer Connie Smith welcomed the reigning CMA Female Vocalist of the Year to the iconic stage Saturday, thank […]

Jerrod Niemann says he now knows why "God Made a Woman"

CurbJerrod Niemann’s new song “God Made a Woman,” is a reflection of where Jerrod is in his life today. The lyric, a mature declaration of love, makes a point of not addressing the object of his affection with the overused term “girl.” “There’s that spectrum between a boy and a man and this song is […]

Country Star Trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockThe album Something In Red, released in 1991, included the top 5 hit “Except For Monday.” Can you name the second-generation female country star who sang it? ANSWER: Lorrie Morgan, daughter of the Grand Old Opry’s George Morgan. Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved. […]

Nashville Notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockHoda Kotb, co-host of NBC’s Today Show’s fourth hour alongside Kathie Lee Gifford, is hoping her new baby, Haley Joy, is a country music fan like her mom. Hoda revealed via Instagram that Little Big Town sent her a gift for her little bundle of joy, and she's alrea […]

Up with "People": New Little Big Town single reveals the secret to happiness

ABC/Image Group LALittle Big Town has released a second single for their album The Breaker. "Happy People" is the follow-up to their smash hit "Better Man," which was penned by Taylor Swift. The rhythmic track was written by Hailey Winters and Lori McKenna.  McKenna co-wrote Tim McGraw's award-winni […]

Smooth Moves: Florida Georgia Line selling out stadiums

BMLGToday Florida Georgia Line joined an elite list of country music superstars who sell out stadiums across the country.  The duo pulled off the feat with their first-ever stadium headlining tour, The Smooth Tour 2017. The in-demand dates include shows at Boston’s Fenway Park, Minneapolis' Target F […]

The star of Thomas Rhett's show? His 40 pairs of sneakers

ValoryOne might think that growing up in Nashville as the son of a country singer would make Thomas Rhett a fan of cowboy boots, but it turns out, sneakers are more his style.  Lots and lots of sneakers. The switch to wearing kicks onstage came several years ago when Thomas decided to include a few […]