Country Music News

Toby Keith Plots That’s Country Bro! Tour

Toby Keith Plots That’s Country Bro! Tour

The 2019 tour coincides with the announcement of Keith’s next single, “That’s Country Bro.” ... Continue Reading
Last Weekend’s Greatest Hits

Last Weekend’s Greatest Hits

The Monday morning round-up of all the things country stars posted on social media over the weekend. ... Continue Reading
Glen Campbell: 10 Essential Hits

Glen Campbell: 10 Essential Hits

It was hard to escape Glen Campbell in the late ’60s. His music was everywhere. Outside the country genre, he played guitar on Elvis Presley’s Viva Las Vegas, the Monkees 1966 self-titled debut, the Beach Boys’ Pet Sounds and other recordings by the Everly Brothers, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Nat King Cole and Jan &...… ... Continue Reading
Pass It Around: Country Songs About Marijuana

Pass It Around: Country Songs About Marijuana

Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard weren’t joking around when they recorded “It’s All Going to Pot” for 2015’s Django and Jimmie. While researching popular songs about marijuana, it looks like country musicians love singing about weed just as much as they sing about whiskey and beer. Here is a list of other marijuana-friendly country songs...… ... Continue Reading
Five at Five: Kelly Clarkson Debunks Carrie Underwood Feud + Chrissy Metz Releases First Music Video

Five at Five: Kelly Clarkson Debunks Carrie Underwood Feud + Chrissy Metz Releases First Music Video

Chrissy Metz Releases First Music Video; Zac Brown is a Cow in Lil Dicky’s Earth Day Video; Big & Rich’s New “Comin’ To Your City” for NFL Draft; Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood Are Totally Cool ... Continue Reading
Thomas Rhett Waxes Nostalgic in “Remember You Young”

Thomas Rhett Waxes Nostalgic in “Remember You Young”

Co-written Jesse Frasure and Ashley Gorley, Thomas Rhett’s latest release “Remember You Young” from Center Point Road has a friend waxing nostalgic over a lifetime of treasured memories made with friends and family, and remembering all of them as their younger selves. ... Continue Reading
Blake Shelton to Fête the Healing Power of Music

Blake Shelton to Fête the Healing Power of Music

It all started back in 1999, with one song from one singer (Nils Lofgren) at one bedside (New York’s Memorial Sloan Kettering). That’s how Musicians on Call first started delivering the healing power of music nearly 20 years ago. And on May 31, Blake Shelton has signed up to play at the organization’s 20th anniversary...… ... Continue Reading
Brantley Gilbert Releases 4/20 Anthem with Colt Ford, Lukas Nelson and Willie Nelson

Brantley Gilbert Releases 4/20 Anthem with Colt Ford, Lukas Nelson and Willie Nelson

Gilbert’s current single with Ell, “What Happens in A Small Town,” is No. 24 on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart and climbing. The release of “Welcome to Hazeville” coincides with the announcement of Gilbert’s second annual Kick It in the Ship Cruise, which sets sail from Miami to Cozumel Nov. 4-8. ... Continue Reading
Keith Urban Takes a Side in the 15-Year Old Lyric Debate

Keith Urban Takes a Side in the 15-Year Old Lyric Debate

Is it cat or cap? In the ongoing debate over one line in one 15-year-old Keith Urban song, he has always remained rather quiet. Until now. ... Continue Reading
Sheryl Crow Exalts “Redemption Day” with Johnny Cash

Sheryl Crow Exalts “Redemption Day” with Johnny Cash

Sheryl Crow, John Carter Cash and Scott Borchetta host a private screening for the new "Redemption Day" music video featuring the late Johnny Cash. The release is the first song from Crow’s forthcoming duets album, which will be her final album release. ... Continue Reading