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Brad Paisley and Keith Urban to Reopen Grand Ole Opry in Style

The Grand Ole Opry House will reopen tonight with a star-studded homecoming event, hosting its first concert since flooding devastated Nashville in May and inundated the world’s most famous country-music venue.  Brad Paisley, Keith Urban, Martina McBride, Blake Shelton, Dierks Bentley, Josh Turner and Jason Aldean are among those scheduled to perform as part ofCountry Comes Home: An […]

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CMA nominations announced

Today, on “Good Morning America,” country music stars Dierks Bently and Miranda Lambert announced the star-studded lineup of country artists nominated for the coveted Country Music Association Awards. Lambert led the crowd with nine nominations. Lady Antebellum — who recently wowed the “GMA” audience with the latest country hits — has been nominated for five. […]

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Don’t miss Merle Haggard on Letterman

Legendary country artist and outlaw conspirator Merle Haggard will appear on The Late Show with David Letterman on Tuesday, Aug. 31, at 11:30 p.m. Known for writing anthems like “Okie From Muskogee,” “The Fightin’ Side of Me” and “Mama Tried,” Haggard released his latest album, I Am What I Am, in April.

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Frank Ortega releases new single, ‘My Old Man’

Villa One/Quarterback Records artist Frank Ortega prepares to release his new single, “My Old Man,” followed by heavy radio touring and a new video to be filmed in mid-September. Written and produced by two hit songwriters — Phil O’Donnell and Gary Hannan — “My Old Man” pays homage to the complex relationship between a man […]

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Blake Shelton seizes both the albums and songs summits

For only the second time this year, Lady Antebellum have surrendered the top bunk on Billboard’s country album chart. The victor is Blake Shelton’s new EP, All About Tonight, which bumps Lady A’s usually triumphant Need You Now down to the No. 2 berth. Equally cool for Shelton, his current single, also titled “All About […]

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Ty Herndon opens up about drug addiction, new album

Ty Herndon’s Country music career has seen its share of ups and downs, a fact the No. 1 hit singer and songwriter discusses frankly in the Aug. 16 issue of Country Weekly magazine, on stands now. With a new album titled Journey On released in June, Herndon reveals to Country Weekly that the subject matter […]

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Get a sneak peek of Randy Houser’s sophomore album

Singer-songwriter Randy Houser — most known for his rabble-rousing “Boots On” single (and more importantly the head-banging baby video that went along with it) — is offering fans the opportunity to listen to his sophomore album, “They Call Me Cadillac,” weeks before it’s released.  Starting Aug. 10, fans can head over to RandyHouser.com and get […]

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Fox debuts American Country Awards Dec. 6

Fox TV Network has announced it will host its first-ever country music awards — dubbed the American Country Awards (ACAs) — on Dec. 6 in Las Vegas. The show will be run by Teen Choice Awards producer Bob Bain, and will be completely fan-voted. The American Country Awards joins the ranks of three other country-only […]

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