Country Music News

Why Lady A is adding a food truck to their You Look Good world tour fleet

PRNewswire/NabiscoLady Antebellum kicks off their You Look Good World Tour with Kelsea Ballerini and Brett Young this Friday in Bakersfield, California, and it'll not only look good, it'll taste good as well. They’ll be bringing along a food truck to some of their dates, thanks to the tour's sponsor […]

Jason Aldean invites you along for his They Don't Know Tour in new video

ABC/Paula LoboJason Aldean’s new music video for “They Don’t Know” is a mini tour documentary of his new trek that bears the same name -- with some muddin’, ATVs and tractors thrown in. “We’re just getting back out on the road for summer, and after seeing the crowd sing this song back to me the firs […]

Lauren Alaina is "Doin' Fine," even though she's living a country song

Mercury NashvilleLauren Alaina is following up her first #1 with one of the most personal songs of her career so far. With lyrics like “Daddy got sober, Momma got his best friend” based on her parents’ struggles, divorce and remarriages, you might expect “Doin’ Fine” to be a bit of a downer, but tha […]

Why Kelly Clarkson is making Blake Shelton dread the new season of "The Voice"

Frederick Brown/NBCKelly Clarkson and Blake Shelton are longtime pals, but Blake says he's a little concerned about her joining The Voice as a coach for the show's next season. Speaking to Entertainment Tonight, Blake says, "Well, I can tell you that I used to think Miley Cyrus would be the person t […]

"Welcome Home" to the top of the charts: Zac Brown Band scores big debut

Shore Fire Media/Jimmy FontaineZac Brown Band makes it four in a row this week, as Welcome Home becomes their fourth project to debut at #1 on the country albums chart. The Georgia-based musicians also make an impressive showing on the Billboard 200 as well, coming in at #2. This is the band’s fifth […]

Country star trivia

Comstock/Thinkstock The new drama The Gospel of Kevin premieres this fall on ABC, and happens to star the grandson of a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame. Can you name both the actor and his famous grandfather? ANSWER:  Jason Ritter, grandson of singing cowboy Tex Ritter. Copyright © 2017, AB […]

It's a boy! Jason Aldean shares his baby's gender reveal on Instagram

ABC/Image Group LA Jason Aldean already has two girls, and soon he’ll have a baby boy. On Monday, the ACM Entertainer of the Year and his wife Brittany Kerr shared their gender reveal on Instagram. “Today is the day….. what’s it gonna be? Boy or girl!” Jason posted, along with a photo of the couple […]

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Phil Vassar, Brooke Eden, Knoxville Central High School’s Bobcat Company and Restless Heart will each sing the national anthem to kick off the nightly CMA Music Festival concerts June 8-11 at Nashville’s Nissan Stadium. Jamey Johnson, Easton Corbin, Randy Houser, […]

"We know a lot about bars": Why Midland's "Drinkin' Problem" is the real deal

Big Machine With their debut single firmly seated in country’s top-20, the new trio Midland is off to the kind of start that makes you think they may be around for a while. Lead singer -- and former Calvin Klein model -- Mark Wystrach attributes some of the success of “Drinkin’ Problem” to something […]