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Country Music Promoter Ronnie Gilley Faces Federal Bribery Charges

Alabama-based businessman Ronnie Gilley has been indicted with 11 others, including four Alabama state senators, on federal charges accusing them of illegal activities aimed at getting a bill passed to legalize electronic bingo in the state. Ronnie Gilley Properties, located in Enterprise, Ala., operates several businesses, including Ronnie Gilley Entertainment which oversees Country Crossing Records […]

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Miranda Lambert to play The Palms Las Vegas

Don’t worry about holiday shopping this year – award-winning country songstress Miranda Lambert is sure to fill your stockings. On Dec. 10, Lambert is set to take the stage at The Palms Las Vegas — most famously known for hosting MTV’s The Real World: Las Vegas cast — with special guests Eric Church and Josh […]

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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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