Country Music News

Willie's Weed: Coming Soon to Colorado and Washington

Photo credit: Danny Clinch/Courtesy Shock InkIf you live in Washington or Colorado, you’ll soon be able legally to partake of Willie Nelson’s premium brand of cannabis. Willie’s Reserve is expected to be available in select stores in July in Washington, before debuting in Colorado in August. In a pr […]

Jason Aldean on William Michael Morgan: "He Could Be the Dude"

Warner Music NashvilleNewcomer William Michael Morgan is getting high praise from ACM Entertainer of the Year Jason Aldean. “Just a really, really cool voice, and it’s very country,” Jason says, evaluating WMM’s abilities. “I think it’s really important to have those guys that are the traditionalist […]

Guitar-B-Que Prep: Kip Moore Riffs on Josh Turner at St. Jude

MCA NashvilleNext month, Kip Moore headlines Nashville’s annual Guitar-B-Que fundraiser for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, but last week in Memphis, he got the chance to visit with some of the patients the concert will help. You can see Kip in action with the kids in a new YouTube clip, laug […]

Brantley Gilbert's Winter Crowds Get Him Ready for "The Weekend"

Cover Art Courtesy of The Valory Music Co.Brantley Gilbert is back with a new single, just in time for “The Weekend.” It’s a song that was inspired by the crowds on his Blackout Tour last winter. “We were rolling through the Midwest, South Dakota, Oklahoma, Minnesota, and you see how hard people wor […]

After 10 Years of Making Dreams Come True, Rascal Flatts Re-records "My Wish"

Courtesy BMLG/Photo Credit: Sheryl NieldsIt’s been ten years since Rascal Flatts’ “My Wish” topped the charts, and for the entire decade since its release, ESPN has used the song as the soundtrack for its series that follows the Make-a-Wish Foundation as they turn dreams into reality for children wi […]

Country Star Trivia

Comstock/Thinkstock What was Lady Antebellum's most recent number-one on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart? ANSWER:  2011's "We Owned the Night." Copyright © 2016, ABC Radio. All rights reserved. […]

Big Money in Storytelling: Carrie Underwood Has Billboard's #1 Country Tour of 2016 So Far

Arista NashvilleCarrie Underwood has country’s most successful tour of 2016 so far, according to Billboard. The American Idol winner made $29.9 million from the 40 dates on her Storyteller tour, enough to land at number 10 on the magazine’s Highest-Grossing Tours list. The “Church Bells” hitmaker al […]

Everybody Dance Now: Jon Pardi Reveals the Texas Tradition that Inspired "Head over Boots"

Capitol Records NashvilleJon Pardi may’ve grown up in California, but his latest hit, “Head over Boots,” actually has its roots in the Lone Star State. He was visiting his dad, who lives near San Antonio, when the inspiration struck. “Texas has a bunch of dance halls,” Jon recalls, “so we were out t […]

Nashville Notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Dierks Bentley celebrated his 14th number one, “Somewhere on a Beach,” Wednesday with a party at South in Nashville. David Nail performed the national anthem and threw the first pitch at Thursday night’s Chicago White Sox game. Zac Brown Band’s Homegrown exhibit o […]