Country Music News

Luke Bryan, FGL, Jake Owen and More Ride Second Wave of Teen Choice 2014 Nominees

Image Courtesy CMAA few country stars have earned nods in the Teen Choice 2014's second wave of nominations. Luke Bryan is up against the likes of Justin Timberlake, One Direction, Katy Perry and Beyonce and Jay Z for Choice Summer tour. Florida Georgia Line is up for Choice Summer Music Star: Group […]

Little Big Town Mentoring Blake Shelton's Team on "The Voice" This Fall

Image Courtesy Capitol NashvilleLittle Big Town will serve as battle round mentors for Blake Shelton's team on the upcoming season of NBC's The Voice. The band made the announcement by posting a photo with Blake on their Instagram account. Stevie Nicks will mentor Adam Levine's team, and rocker Gavi […]

Brett Eldredge Swims with the Sharks to Celebrate "Beat of the Music" Success

Image Courtesy: Katie Storr/Stuart Cove's Dive BahamasBrett Eldredge made good on his promise to go shark diving if his latest single reached the top of the charts, taking the plunge off the coast of the Bahamas Wednesday. The trip was planned with the non-profit organization Rock the Ocean in celeb […]

Brad Paisley Carries On a Second Generation "River Bank" Tradition

Arista NashvilleWhen you hear Brad Paisley's latest hit, "River Bank," it's not hard to imagine the West Virginia native enjoys the water. "I grew up 500 feet from the Ohio River… and summertime, for me, was that body of water.  My dad got a boat when I was probably eight," he remembers. "It was a l […]

Country Star Trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockWhat was LeAnn Rimes' first number one hit? ANSWER:  "One Way Ticket (Because I Can)," in 1996. Follow @ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src="";f […]

Florida Georgia Line Connected to "Dirt" Through Tragedy and Triumph

Image Courtesy Republic NashvilleWith close to 183,000 downloads, Florida Georgia Line's "Dirt" has given the duo the largest sales week for a country digital song in a year, since their own "Cruise" sold 193,000 downloads in its first week in July of 2013, according to Billboard. Even though Bryan […]

Nashville Notes

Burke/ Triolo Productions/ThinkstockJamey Johnson's tribute to Waylon Jennings -- held July 9 in Nashville with Waylon's widow, Jessi Colter, and son Shooter Jennings -- raised more than $70,000 for pancreatic cancer research. Luke Bryan's "Play It Again" is the only country song featured on NOW Tha […]

Wynonna Puts on her "Hollywood Game" Face

Image Courtesy Big EnterprisesThursday, Wynonna competes on Hollywood Game Night, alongside Scandal star Scott Foley, Olympian Johnny Weir and actress Leah Remini, among others. She’ll also give fans a chance to win a pair of shoes from her “Got Soul” line via Twitter during the NBC show that starts […]

Jason Aldean Hits Home Run with MLB Stadium Shows

Greenroom PRThis weekend, Jason Aldean kicks off a five-night run at Major League Baseball stadiums with two sell-outs in Ohio. Friday he’ll play Progressive Field in Cleveland, before heading to Cincinnati’s Great American Ball Park on Saturday. “This stadium run is something I've been looking forw […]