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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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Book Review: Rosanne Cash – Composed (a memoir)

Rosanne Cash, firstborn child of country music icon Johnny Cash and his first wife Vivian, was a writer long before she became a musician, singer and songwriter. A light went on with the assignment of a seventh-grade English project for which she created an original metaphor. When revisiting that moment in time Cash writes, “I […]

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Reba to release second album off new record label Nov. 9

If at first you succeed, try, try again. Reba McEntire is releasing a second album with her new record label, The Valory Music Co., on Nov. 9. And why not? Reba’s first effort with the independent label, Keep On Loving You, sold more than 500,000 copies and yielded the mega-hit “Consider Me Gone,” which spent […]

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Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith among top-earning musicians, says Forbes

Kenny Chesney and Toby Keith are among the top-earning musicians of the last 12 months, according to the financial publication, Forbes. The list ranked musicians’ earnings from June 2009 to June 2010, factoring in album sales, touring, publishing royalties and endorsement deals, among other revenue streams. Chesney ranked ninth with earnings of $50 million. Keith […]

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CMA Songwriters Series returns to Joe’s Pub starring Jamey Johnson

NASHVILLE – CMA Songwriters Series will returns to New York City’s Joe’s Pub, on Wednesday, Sept. 8 (6:30 and 9:00 PM/ET). Tickets for the popular series will go on sale Wednesday, July 14. Featuring two-time CMA Song of the Year Award winner and Universal Music Nashville recording artist Jamey Johnson (“Honky Tonk Badonkadonk” recorded by […]

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