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Blake Shelton goes into battle with Keith Urban tonight on "The Voice"

Tonight on The Voice, Keith Urban continues supporting Blake Shelton in Part 3 of the Battle Rounds. The Aussie superstar -- and former American Idol judge -- was all too happy to help out on the show that was once his TV rival. "I had a blast doing it," Keith says. "I love that side of it.…... Read More

Listen now: Maddie & Tae "Die from a Broken Heart" in second taste of sophomore record

On Maddie & Tae's current single, "Friends Don't," they tackle the possibility of a friendship that seems likely to turn into something more. In their new release, however, they're fast-forwarding to full-blown heartbreak. Maddie Marlow and Tae Dye chose "Die from a Broken Heart" as the second preview track from their forthcoming sophomore effort…... Read More

Kelsea, Carrie, OD, Dan+Shay, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban and more set to play the 52nd CMAs

The 52nd Annual CMA Awards are less than a month away, and we now know the first group of performers who’ll be taking the stage at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. Nominees Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Dan + Shay, Old Dominion, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban are set to sing, with more performers and presenters to be announced in…... Read More

"It Ain't [Their] Fault": Brothers Osborne stops their show after a fight in British Columbia

Hank Williams Jr. famously scored a major country hit with “All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight,” and judging from Brothers Osborne’s socials, those were the same folks who turned out for the duo’s concert Thursday night in Canada. First, a fan tweeted a quote from TJ and John from the stage: “Who fights during ’21 Summer?’”…... Read More

Country star trivia

A dozen years ago this week, this Louisiana native got his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Can you name the artist whose debut single was titled "What Room Was the Holiday In?" ANSWER: Tim McGraw. Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.... Read More

"It's the Holiday Season," and Martina McBride is about to be busier than Santa Claus

It's been twenty years since Martina McBride's platinum-selling yuletide collection, White Christmas, was released. Today, the companion album, It's the Holiday Season, comes out. "I'm super-excited about it," the four-time CMA Female Vocalist of the Year says. "It's a big band Christmas record, kind of in the Frank Sinatra kind of style. We cut it…... Read More

Nashville notes

You can tune in to watch for Rascal Flatts' performance on the 49th Annual GMA Dove Awards Sunday at 9 p.m. ET on TBN. Billy Ray Cyrus is set to play Saturday's Party at the Polls concert at Ascend Amphitheater in Nashville. Sheryl Crow headlines the show, which starts at 10 a.m. CT, and…... Read More

Garth Brooks hopes for good weather and warns his fans to be ready to work as he preps to play Notre Dame

On Saturday night, Garth Brooks stages his massive concert at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana. That afternoon, his wife Trisha Yearwood will throw an already sold-out tailgate party at Irish Green on campus. Earlier this week, we learned Garth's Notre Dame show will not only be the prototype for the stadium tour…... Read More

Listen now: Pistol Annies flirt with their "Sugar Daddy" in sexy new track

Pistol Annies continue to roll out new music, ahead of the November 2 arrival of their third album, Interstate Gospel. On Wednesday night, they kicked off CMT’s all-female Artists of the Year special with the new track, “Sugar Daddy,” and followed up by releasing the tune to stream or download. “I think it’s fun…... Read More

"Mama's Song": Carrie Underwood's picked out a name for her little one, as she prepares for a pre-baby move

Carrie Underwood knows the sex of her baby and she and husband Mike Fisher have picked out a name, but they’re keeping both under wraps for now. As she prepares to host next month’s CMA Awards with Brad Paisley for the 11th time, the “Love Wins” hitmaker is also getting ready to move. "We have…... Read More

A minor injury sidelines Tim McGraw, as "Neon Church" races up the chart

Tim McGraw’s become almost as well-known for his physique, physical fitness, and his intense workout regime as he has for music and acting. But it looks like a minor injury may keep him sidelined for a bit. “Too much spearfishing and beach volleyball… 2 stress fractures,” the 51-year-old shared on…... Read More