Country Music News

Brad Paisley Says the Past Year Has Been Comedy Gold for His CMA Awards Monologue

CMACMA Awards hosts Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood plan to have a field day with some of the recent scandals in the news, including the Ashley Madison website hack. "I guess it's the wrong thing to say, but God bless the Ashley Madison website hack for many reasons," Brad says, before Carrie clar […]

Country Star Trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockToby Keith's wife, Tricia, recently launched a line of women's clothing for which sport? ANSWER: Golf. Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved. […]

Jana Kramer's Sophomore Album, "thirty one," Is Out Friday

Warner Music NashvilleJana Kramer's new album, thirty one, is out Friday featuring the lead single, "I Got the Boy." Look for Jana to perform the song on ABC's Good Morning America on Monday, October 12. As for the album title, Jana explains, "thirty one was the perfect title because it’s taken me 3 […]

Toby Keith Sticks to His Guns on New Album, "35 MPH Town"

Show Dog/UniversalToby Keith admits his latest album, 35 MPH Town, doesn't really break any new ground, musically speaking. That's exactly what he hopes listeners say after they give the project a spin. He says, "I hope they look at this album and go, 'Same ol’, same ol'. He’s sticking to his guns.' […]

Nashville Notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockFrankie Ballard will play his 6th Annual Country Christmas Concert at the State Theatre in Kalamazoo, Michigan on December 19. Proceeds will go to Detroit's Notes for Notes Studio providing young people with access to musical instruments, instruction and recording […]

Little Big Town's Karen Fairchild Launching Fashion Collection October 27

Sandbox EntertainmentLittle Big Town's Karen Fairchild is easily one of country music's most stylish stars, so it makes since she's now launching her own fashion collection. Fair Child by Karen Fairchild is described as a "unique fusion of sexy, bold, pieces that Nashville inspired with a rock and r […]

Maddie & Tae Kick Off "Start Here" Tour in New York City

Rick Diamond for Getty ImagesMaddie & Tae kicked off their Start Here tour Wednesday night at the Highline Ballroom in New York City. The 75-minute set included a crowd sing-along on the duo's latest hit, "Fly," as well as covers of Dolly Parton's "9 to 5," Justin Timberlake's "Mirrors," Rihanna's " […]

Blake Shelton Hitting the Road in February and March 2016

Warner Music NashvilleBlake Shelton will hit the road this February for a brand-new tour, including a March 4 show in Nashville. Blake says of his plans for 2016, "We've got a new album coming and I can't wait to get back out on the road and play some new music for my fans. As an artist, my favorite […]

Country Star Trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockCountry newcomer Cam is a co-writer on a track from which one of Miley Cyrus's studio albums? ANSWER: Bangerz. Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved. […]

Brett Eldredge Reveals the Alter Ego That Helps Him Hang Incognito with Fans

CMABrett Eldredge manages to hang out in the crowd at his concert without getting mobbed thanks to a clever disguise. The wacky singer puts on a long, curly wig to take on the persona of his alter ego, Xander, going out to mingle with his fans. The disguise works very well. Brett tells People, "Xand […]