Little Big Town’s ‘Pontoon’ Hits Platinum Certification
As anticipated, Little Big Town‘s summertime anthem, ‘Pontoon,’ has officially been certified platinum for digital downloads exceeding one million copies sold. The tune was an instant smash for the four-piece group following its release, and it has also become the highest-charting single of their career.
Carrie Underwood Reveals Details About Upcoming Blown Away Tour
Carrie Underwood has been putting in countless hours preparing for her forthcoming 2012 Blown Away Tour, which will criss-cross the U.S. starting this month. And according to the ‘Good Girl’ superstar herself, fans should expect the trek to be nothing short of amazing — even she can’t wait to see all of the puzzle pieces put together.
George Jones Assures He ‘Still Don’t Need No Rockin’ Chair’
Recently, rumors have been whirling about George Jones‘ ‘declining’ health, which has had fans anxious to hear the latest on Possum. An official release from the singer’s camp this week confirms that the legend is “alive and well, and happy to be touring.”
Bart Crow to Release New Album ‘Dandelion’ on September 18
Texas artist Bart Crow is gearing up for the release of his fourth studio album, ‘Dandelion,’ in a few weeks. The new collection of tunes will include 12 original tracks which were written or co-written by Crow, as well as two cover songs.
Blake Shelton Takes ‘Over’ No. 1 Slot on Country Singles Chart for Second Week
Blake Shelton is not quite finished with being No. 1 right now. This week, his latest single, ‘Over,’ once again locks in the top slot on the Billbaord and Mediabase/Country Aircheck charts.
Justin Moore Releases Tear-Jerking New Video for "Til My Last Day’
If there’s one thing Justin Moore knows how to do with his music videos, its pull on the heartstrings of the viewer, just as he did with the emotional ‘If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away’ and the sentimental ‘Small Town USA.’ Well, he’s at it again with the second ”Til My Last Day’ video.
Loretta Lynn Meets New Great-Grandbaby
Cute alert! Earlier this week, Tayla Lynn — of country trio Stealing Angels and granddaughter to the legendary Loretta Lynn — had her loving “Memaw” over to meet her 3-week-old son, Tru, for the very first time.
Miranda Lambert and the Pistol Annies ‘Say Yes to the Dress’
Miranda Lambert and the Pistol Annies were able to relive the big moment of helping newlywed Angaleena Presley (aka “Holler Annie”) find the perfect wedding dress when she married her tour manager Jordan Powell back in May. The girls were featured in the new episode of ‘Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta’ on Friday night (Aug. 24), and after a long and tedious day of trying on dress after dress, the th
Frankie Ballard’s Stage Catches Fire in South Dakota
Nevermind bus fires. Friday night (Aug. 24), while on stage in Mitchell, S.D. at the Corn Palace Festival opening for Thompson Square, Frankie Ballard had a stage fire when his drummer’s monitor burst into flames.
Blake Shelton Takes ‘Over’ the No. 1 Slot on Country Singles Chart Again
This week, Blake Shelton returns to the top of the country singles chart with his seventh-consecutive No. 1 hit, ‘Over.’ The tune is the fourth release from his current album, ‘Red River Blue,’ which has also spawned the chart-topping ‘Honey Bee,’ ‘God Gave Me You’ and ‘Drink on It.’
Jake Owen to Headline 2012 CMT Tour With Love and Theft, Florida Georgia Line
Jake Owen has been named the headliner of the this year’s CMT on Tour package, which will also feature rising stars Love and Theft and Florida Georgia Line as supporting acts. The 2012 CMT on Tour: The Summer Never Ends trek is set to kick off on Oct. 10 in New York City and wrap on Dec. 15 in Owen’s hometown of Vero Beach, Fla.
Trace Adkins to Host New GAC Series ‘Great American Heroes’
Trace Adkins is will continue to do his part in honoring our nations heroes by lending his time and face to the new GAC series, ‘Great American Heroes.’