Garth Brooks Considered Changing His Name to Avoid Confusion With Kix Brooks
Garth Brooks, Kix Brooks … no relation. Still, one of these country legends almost changed his name to avoid confusion with the other. During Tuesday’s press conference to announce the inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame, Garth Brooks said fans came very close to kno…
Sugarland’s Jennifer Nettles Joins Kelly Clarkson, Lionel Richie as Stars of New Reality S…
Three artists with ties to country music will be amongst the four celebrities to star on ‘Duets,’ a new ABC series that pairs amateurs with well-known singers. Sugarland‘s Jennifer Nettles will join Kelly Clarkson, Lionel Richie and Robin Thicke on the competition show th…
Pat Green, ‘All Just to Get to You’ – Song Review
Pat Green takes a second break from writing his own songs to honor ten artists who’ve influenced him on ‘Songs We Wish We’d Written II.’ The lead single finds the Texas-born hitmaker taking a rock n’ roll approach to ‘All Ju…
Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean + More to Perform at 2012 ACM Awards
Seven of country music’s hottest acts will perform at the 47th annual Academy of Country Music Awards on April 1 in Las Vegas. In addition to Miranda Lambert and Jason Aldean, Tim McGraw, Kenny Chesney and Toby Keith will take the stage.
Neal McCoy, ‘XII’ – Album Review
Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert lend a hand in co-producing ‘XII,’ Neal McCoy‘s first album in almost seven years. The superstar country couple’s fingerprints cover almost every track. At times, it even sounds like Shelton singing.
Carrie Underwood Reveals Title and Cover Art of New Album
Carrie Underwood is known to have two of the best legs in the business, and she’s decided to show them off on the cover of her upcoming album. ‘Blown Away’ — Underwood’s fourth studio album — will be in stores May 1.
Eli Young Band Square Off Against Eli Young for Naming Rights
The Eli Young Band guys have often had to explain that there is no Eli Young in their band, their name is just a combination of two people’s last names — singer Mike Eli and guitarist James Young. When faced with a pizza delivery man who shared the moniker Eli Young, however, that justification didn…
Kenny Chesney to Drop New Album in June
Within weeks of beginning the Brothers of the Sun Tour, Kenny Chesney will have a new album for sale in stores nationwide and at digital retailers. A press release confirms that the still-untitled project will be released on June 19, just 17 days after his first date with co-headliner Tim McGraw.
Carrie Underwood Previews New Song ‘Good Girl’ in Web Video
Just days before her new single ‘Good Girl’ is scheduled to be officially released, Carrie Underwood has given fans a sample of the until now unheard track from her upcoming fourth studio album. In a video released on her official website on Tuesday, Underwood takes fans inside…
Nicolle Galyon Impresses ‘The Voice’ Coach Adam Levine With Kenny Chesney’s ‘You Save Me’
Classically trained pianist turned singer-songwriter Nicolle Galyon stood apart from the other country contestants on ‘The Voice‘ Monday night. Actually, she sat… while delivering a tender, piano driven version of Kenny Chesney‘s ‘You Save Me.’
Kix Brooks to Release New Single ‘New to This Town’ in March
Kix Brooks will release his first solo single since the split of Brooks and Dunn in 2010. The country great has teamed up with Eagles‘ guitarist Joe Walsh to record ‘New to This Town,’ a song that will be released to radio on March 19.
Waylon Jennings’ Family to Honor His Legacy by Releasing New Music
This week marked the 10th anniversary of Waylon Jennings‘ death, and in celebration of his life and career, his family announced plans to release an album of unreleased material. ‘Goin’ Down Rockin’: The Final Recordings’ will be released s…