Merle Haggard Returns to Hospital
Merle Haggard attempted to go home to Northern California last week, following treatment for double pneumonia. However, he returned to the hospital partway through the bus ride, realizing something still wasn’t right.
Lauren Alaina Lashes Out at Hotel on Twitter
Lauren Alaina has joined a growing list of country artists using Twitter to voice their displeasure with businesses. Yesterday, the 17-year-old ran into trouble with a hotel that made her and her posse wait for a cab in the cold.
Scotty McCreery Blackmailed by Cousin With Video Footage
It was bound to happen. A young man tastes success, and his family tries to bring him down. Scotty McCreery is apparently being blackmailed by his cousin ‘Jimmy Dale’ until the singer returns the “50 large” he borrowed. In the video below, the Larry …
Jason ‘Wolf’ Hamlin Impresses ‘American Idol’ Judges With Johnny Cash’s ‘Folsom Prison Blu…
The final contestant to earn a golden ticket during ‘American Idol‘ on Sunday night was 24-year-old Jason Hamlin. His friends call him ‘Wolf,’ and it’s easy to see why. The golf course mechanic is a larger, much hairier Johnny Cash lookalike.
Merle Haggard to Be Released From Hospital
Merle Haggard will be heading home to northern California soon. WMAZ in Macon, Ga. reports that the 74-year-old singer’s condition has improved and that he’ll be released shortly.
Steel Magnolia Reportedly Break Up
Country duo Steel Magnolia canceled a concert in Greenville, Tenn. and set off a whirlwind of rumors about their personal and professional relationships. TriCities.com was the first to report about a potential breakup after the group pulled out of a March 24 tour stop.
Faith Hill Wears Emotions of ‘Come Home’ for 2012 People’s Choice Awards Performance
For country music fans, Faith Hill‘s performance of her new song ‘Come Home’ was the highlight of the 2012 People’s Choice Awards on Wednesday night. The singer returned to the national spotlight for just the third time in recent years, singing the song th…
Carrie Underwood’s New Album Expected to Have Darker Songs
Carrie Underwood is nearing completion of her new, yet-to-be-titled fourth album (due out in 2012), and she says the songs she’s chosen were influenced by time spent in studio with Tony Bennett, Steven Tyler and Brad Paisley. The 28-year-old also tells Entertainment Weekly that the a…
Scotty McCreery’s ‘Clear as Day’ Goes Platinum
It was only a matter of when, not if, Scotty McCreery‘s debut album would be certified platinum for one million copies sold. Last night, his Nashville record label made it official.
New Tim McGraw Song ‘The One That Got Away’ Released to iTunes
The new Tim McGraw album isn’t expected to be in stores or at iTunes until Jan. 24, but fans can now buy four of the 12 cuts from ‘Emotional Traffic‘ online, including the just released song ‘The One That Got Away.’
Miranda Lambert Joins Kelly Clarkson to Assist Blake Shelton’s ‘The Voice’ Team
Add Miranda Lambert to Team Blake. Shelton‘s wife will join him on ‘The Voice‘ this season. Along with Kelly Clarkson — who, as reported earlier, will be assisting Shelton’s team — Lambert will be an adviser to contestants hoping to be this season&CloseC…
Justin Moore Kicked Out of Restaurant
Justin Moore‘s trip to Dallas, Texas to watch his Arkansas Razorbacks play in Friday night’s Cotton Bowl is off to a contentious start. Last night, he was asked to leave an area restaurant for allegedly hitting on two diners. It’s a charge the married father of …