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Mitchell Tenpenny notches his first #1 with "Drunk Me"

Newcomer Mitchell Tenpenny makes it to #1 on the country chart this week with his debut single,  “Drunk Me.” Ironically, Mitchell was discovered as he was trying to get another artist to cut that song, which he co-wrote. "I recorded 'Drunk Me' after pitching it to other artists in town for over…... Read More

Kane Brown and Lauren Alaina join the West Coast party on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve"

Kane Brown and Lauren Alaina are joining the lineup for this year’s Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest on ABC. Kane and Lauren will perform both separately and together from the show’s West Coast celebration. The two former schoolmates topped the chart together with “What Ifs” in October of 2017. They…... Read More

Maren Morris spends "A Not So Silent Night" with Pentatonix in Vegas

The yearly CMA Country Christmas special premieres tonight at 8 p.m. ET on ABC, but that’s not the only place you’ll be able to see some of your favorite country stars delivering a holiday tune. Tonight, Maren Morris guests on Pentatonix’ new yuletide offering, A Not So Silent Night. It premieres at 10 p.m. ET on…... Read More

Watch now: Reba previews "CMA Country Christmas" with special performance of "Hard Candy Christmas"

Tonight, Reba McEntire returns to both host and sing on the annual CMA Country Christmas special for the second year in a row. But you don’t have to wait another minute to hear the Country Music Hall of Famer perform. Reba’s released a special, extra performance as a tease today on YouTube. In the clip,…... Read More

Dan + Shay are "Home" for tonight's "CMA Country Christmas" on ABC, and they're ready to rock

If you notice a little something different about Dan + Shay tonight on ABC's CMA Country Christmas special, it's probably because they're still on a bit of high after the year they've had: In 2018, "Tequila" became the biggest song of their career so far, and the follow-up, "Speechless," is now nearing the top of…... Read More

Country Star Trivia

Reba McEntire returns for the second year in a row to host the annual CMA Country Christmas special tonight at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.  Prior to Reba taking over the job, though, can you name the show's host? ANSWER: Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles. Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.... Read More

"I Don't Dance": Reba pulls off some "cute" choreography for her second year hosting tonight's "CMA Country Christmas" on ABC

When you tune in tonight to see Reba McEntire's second time hosting the annual CMA Country Christmas special on ABC, the Country Music Hall of Famer warns you'd better be ready for an enormous dose of yuletide cheer -- from the way the halls have been decked to the way the carols are…... Read More

Nashville notes

Martina McBride's set to make a recipe from her new cookbook, Martina's Kitchen Mix, Tuesday on Live with Kelly and Ryan. You can catch the syndicated show after Good Morning America on most ABC stations. Danielle Bradbery's I Don't Believe We've Met (The Vocals) celebrates the one-year anniversary of her full album of the same title. The…... Read More

Rascal Flatts plays their pop-rock favorites on new Jukebox EP

You can hear Rascal Flatts covering some of the biggest names in pop-rock music on their new, surprise Jukebox EP. The trio does Foreigner’s “Feels Like the First Time,” “You Make My Dreams” by Hall & Oates, and Kenny Loggins’ “Heart to Heart” on their new passion project, which is available to stream or download now. A…... Read More

Girl Goin' to the Grammys: Ashley McBryde brings home Best Country Album nod

In 2018, Ashley McBryde went from going nowhere to going everywhere. Following the success of her breakthrough single, “A Little Dive Bar in Dahlonega,” the Arkansas native now has her first Grammy nomination for Best Country Album for her debut, Girl Going Nowhere. "I’m stunned and humbled and just blown away,” she shared…... Read More

Kelsea Ballerini and her mom are "Unapologetically" emotional over her Best Country Album Grammy nod

If you want to see what Kelsea Ballerini’s Grammy nomination for Best Country Album for Unapologetically means to her, all you have to do is watch the Facetime with her mom she posted on social media. Though there’s no sound on the clip, Kelsea and her mom both break into tears of happiness as…... Read More

Kip Moore gives his Acoustic Tour another "Shot," extending the Room to Spare trek into spring

Following a sold-out run this fall, Kip Moore is extending his Room to Spare: Acoustic Tour into the spring. The 2019 leg kicks off March 7 in Chicago and continues with a run through Canada, before wrapping in the United Kingdom at the end of May. Charlie Worsham and duo Muscadine Bloodline will join the…... Read More

Listen now: George Strait serves up a shot of tequila with "Codigo"

George Strait is following up his Cold Beer Conversation with a shot of tequila. The Country Music Hall of Famer returns with his first new music since his 2015 album with the new track “Codigo," which immortalizes the brand of tequila in which he's a partner. King George co-wrote the tune with his…... Read More

"Here Tonight" on NYE: Brett Young joins Keith Urban for Nashville's nationally-broadcast Music City Midnight

“Here Tonight” hitmaker Brett Young is joining the lineup for the annual Music City Midnight New Year’s Eve celebration in Nashville. For the third year in a row, CMA Entertainer of the Year Keith Urban will headline the free show at Tennessee’s Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, which will be broadcast nationally for the…... Read More