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"Swerve" in Sin City: Florida Georgia Line wraps Vegas residency as they ready the release of album #4

On Tuesday night, Florida Georgia Line wrapped their Live from Las Vegas residency at Planet Hollywood, on the same day they announced their new album, Can't Say I Ain't Country, is coming February 15. "It's been an awesome week," Tyler Hubbard says of their Sin City stint. "The weather's been amazing. The fans have been…... Read More

What Makes You Country? Luke Bryan's sons Bo and Tate demonstrate the answer in new video

Luke Bryan’s sons, 10-year-old Bo and 8-year-old Tate, are his co-stars in his new video for “What Makes You Country,” which premieres later this week. The American Idol judge teased the music video on his socials, sharing a short clip set around a campfire where the boys ask if they can go play a game of Spotlight.…... Read More

"Take It from Me," Jordan Davis is 2018's Top New Artist, according to "Billboard"

In 2018, there was no shortage of new acts who made impressive strides on the country chart: Devin Dawson, Russell Dickerson, Morgan Wallen, Mitchell Tenpenny, Jimmie Allen, and Morgan Evans, are just a few of them. But who was the most successful? According to Billboard, 2018’s Top New Artist is Jordan Davis. The Louisiana native accomplished the feat…... Read More

Jimmie Allen's "Best Shot" rebounds for a third week at #1, putting him in the company of FGL and Blake Shelton

After falling to #2 last week, Jimmie Allen’s “Best Shot” returns to the top of Billboard’s Country Airplay chart for its third week at #1. It’s a rarity for a song to return to the top of the country chart after it’s started its descent. The last time that happened was back…... Read More

More "Beer" in the new year: Luke Combs extends his sold-out tour

Every date on Luke Combs’ 2019 Beer Never Broke My Heart Tour is sold out, save for his February 7 stop in Wichita, Kansas. So the Best New Artist Grammy nominee is extending the trek into the summer. Luke’s adding six new dates to the run, beginning May 30 in Detroit,…... Read More

Dolly Parton deals with the loss of her brother, Floyd, in the midst of promoting "Dumplin'"

Dolly Parton’s been busy lately promoting the new Dumplin’ movie and its soundtrack. But in the middle of making the media rounds, the superstar has also been dealing with a family tragedy: her brother, Floyd, passed away Thursday, December 6 at the age of 61. Floyd wrote Dolly’s chart-topping 1991 duet with Ricky Shelton,…... Read More

"Can't Say I Ain't Country": FGL's fourth album coming February 15

Florida Georgia Line’s fourth album is right around the corner.  Titled Can’t Say I Ain’t Country, it'll arrive February 15. "You can say a lot of things,” Brian Kelley tells Entertainment Tonight, explaining the title. “You can call somebody a lot of different names and have a lot of different opinions, but at the…... Read More

Country star trivia

This CMA Female Vocalist of the Year was one of the first non-gospel artists to record "Mary, Did You Know?" It appeared on her Grammy-winning 1993 Christmas album, Good News. Can you name her? ANSWER: Kathy Mattea. Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.... Read More

Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Jennifer Hudson & Kelly Clarkson join Jimmy Fallon & The Roots for a mashup of their hits

The Voice coaches -- Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton, plus host Carson Daly -- stopped by The Tonight Show on Monday where they joined host Jimmy Fallon and his house band The Roots for an a cappella mashup of the cast members' hit songs. Stacked in cubes, like…... Read More

We wish you a "Country Christmas": CMA delivers the Christmas cheer on its 9th ABC special

For the ninth year of the CMA Country Christmas special, ABC's annual greeting from the Country Music Association relocated to The Curb Center on the campus of Belmont University in Nashville. Reba McEntire returned for the second year in a row to host, sporting a dazzling array of sparkling gowns, plus a few new…... Read More

Nashville notes

Dolly Parton's "Girl in the Movies" has been nominated for Best Song at the 24th Annual Critics' Choice Awards, which will air live on The CW Network on Sunday, January 13. The song, from the Netflix movie Dumplin', is also up for a Golden Globe. Blake Shelton will host NBC's…... Read More

"There Was This Girl": Riley Green reveals his debut hit was inspired by some of "the dumber things [he's] done"

Tonight in Nashville, newcomer Riley Green makes his Grand Ole Opry debut at the historic Ryman Auditorium, as he enjoys his first top twenty hit with "There Was This Girl." The Alabama native says he's loving watching fans discover his debut single. "As a songwriter, because I write all my own music,…... Read More

"Hallelujah Nights" across the pond: LANCO takes headlining tour to the U.K.

LANCO is extending their 2019 Hallelujah Nights Tour, adding a five-show run in the United Kingdom. The British shows kick off May 1 in London and wrap May 6 in Bristol, England. Newcomer Bailey Bryan will join them on the trek. Pre-sales start Wednesday, before seats become available to the general public on…... Read More

Brantley Gilbert teams up with Lindsay Ell for "What Happens in a Small Town," coming Friday

Brantley Gilbert’s new single, “What Happens in a Small Town,” is a duet with newcomer Lindsay Ell. “This song builds and burns,” Brantley says of the tune, which he co-wrote. “It really has that want for someone you can’t have, and having to live in all the places they are.” “I…... Read More