Country Music News

"Nashville" Tour Sells Out Three Shows, Adds Philadelphia Date

ABCThe Nashville concert tour is a big hit. Tickets for the trek's stops in Chicago, New York City and Washington, D.C. sold out within minutes of going on sale earlier this month. Now, the cast of the ABC TV hit has added another concert date: Monday, May 5 at the Tower Theater in Philadelphia. Nas […]

Taylor Swift Crashes Super-Fan's Bridal Shower

Gena Gabrielle via InstagramTaylor Swift was full of big surprises this past weekend. After showing up unannounced during Seth Rogen's Saturday Night Live monologue Saturday night, Taylor flew to Columbus, Ohio to surprise one of her big fans, Gena Gabrielle, at her bridal shower on Sunday. Gena doc […]

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Bid Farewell to Las Vegas Residency

VenetianTim McGraw and Faith Hill closed out their Soul2Soul residency at The Venetian in Las Vegas Saturday night, and Faith took to Twitter to mark the occasion. "We would like to thank the incredible staff & crew at The Venetian for their hard work and hospitality during both runs of #soul2soul," […]

George Jones's Widow to Mark One-Year Anniversary of His Death with Nashville Ceremony

Webster PRGeorge Jones' widow, Nancy Jones, will mark the one-year anniversary of her husband's death with a public celebration April 26 at his grave in Nashville. She'll plant two dogwood trees at  Jones' "He Stopped Loving Her Today" monument. Nancy says, "I am so fortunate for the friends and fan […]

Country Star Trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockBrad Paisley first saw his wife, actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley, in which early '90s movie? ANSWER: Father of the Bride. Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio […]

Thompson Square Share Stories from Their World Tour Entertaining the Troops

Stoney Creek RecordsThompson Square's Keifer and Shawna Thompson recently returned from a world tour entertaining U.S. troops stationed in Japan, Guam and Hawaii.  While they were thrilled to make the trip, the couple didn't expect to be so overwhelmed at the gratitude coming from the troops and the […]

Nashville Notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockReba hosted the Muhammad Ali Fight Night again this weekend in Phoenix. Brad Paisley built a bar in the studio on his property south of Nashville to create a party atmosphere while recording his upcoming album. Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio […]

Brad Paisley Drew from Childhood Memories for His Latest Single, "River Bank"

Arista NashvilleBrad Paisley grew up 500 yards from the Ohio River in West Virginia, so he had a ton of memories to draw from while writing his latest single, "River Bank." Brad tells The Tennessean, "My best memories with my grandfather are on that body of water, and my dad and learning to ski.  It […]

Taylor Swift Pops Up on "Saturday Night Live" to Support Pal Ed Sheeran

Image Courtesy Ed Sheeran via Instagram Taylor Swift's now a part-time New York City resident, so she didn't have to go out of her way too much to make a surprise appearance on Saturday Night Live this weekend. The singer appeared onstage during host Seth Rogen's opening monologue, along with a few […]