Carrie Underwood, Tim McGraw + More Set for MDA Show of Strength Special
Country music will be well represented and show its support of a good cause at the 2012 Muscular Dystrophy Association’s Labor Day weekend entertainment special (formerly a “telethon”) called ‘MDA Show of Strength.’ Carrie Underwood, Tim McGraw and Luke Bryan are all set to appear, alongside a slew of pop stars, ranging from Pitbull to Taylor Swift‘s partner-in-rhyme B.o.B.
Boy Fined for Selling Hamburgers for Charity Without Permit [VIDEO, POLL]
Once again, the idea that no good deed goes unpunished proves itself to be true.
Rascal Flatts Explore the Thrill of the Chase in New ‘Come Wake Me Up’ Video
A young, impossibly good-looking couple – guitarist Joe Don Rooney and his real-life wife — residing in a gorgeous, expensive home help tell the lyrical story in Rascal Flatts‘ new ‘Come Wake Me Up’ video. The clip explores the thrill of the chase and the blurred line between reality and dreams.
Tim McGraw Gets Surprise Induction Into Louisiana Music Hall of Fame
Tim McGraw is one of Louisiana’s favorite exports — the state is incredible proud of the Delhi, La.-born country music icon. So when McGraw rolled into New Orleans for a gig on Friday, Aug. 3, his fellowsstatesmen decided to do a surprise induction for him into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame.
Taylor Swift Becomes Twitter Death Hoax Victim
Taylor Swift is not dead. The 22-year-old songstress joins a not-so-illustrious group that includes country superstars like Reba McEntire and Garth Brooks, in that she is the latest victim of an online death hoax. Recently, all three of these acts have made membership in a group that no one would want. Thankfully, the ‘Mean’ singer is alive and well and this was all a, well, mean joke.
Lauren Alaina Put on Vocal Rest, Cancels Weekend Appearances
Bad news for Lauren Alaina fans planning to see the singer perform live this weekend. She has been forced to cancel all her upcoming shows because her doctor has put her on complete vocal rest. That means no singing!
Is Taylor Swift Dating Conor Kennedy?
Taylor Swift really has a thing for the Kennedy clan — aka the American version of Camelot — and the latest buzz is that the ‘Mean’ hitmaker is now dating Conor Kennedy, son of Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
White Baptist Church Bans Black Wedding [VIDEO, POLL]
A black couple planned to wed at a predominantly white church that they attended (but were not members of) in Crystal Springs, MS. A day prior to the nuptials, however, they learned that they were not going to be allowed to exchange vows at the First Baptist Church of Crystal Springs, due to a small minority of white opponents to a black couple marrying at their church.
Miranda Lambert Is ‘Way Better’ After Being Forced to Cancel Shows
Sometimes a little rest is all you need, especially when you are one of the most prolific country stars working today, splitting time as a solo artist and a member of an all-girl trio. Miranda Lambert confirmed that she is “way better” after being forced to cancel a handful of gigs earlier this month in order to rest that famous voice of hers.
Man Shot Outside of Jason Aldean Show
Only a week after the tragic shooting at the midnight screening of ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ in Aurora, Colo., another incident of gunfire has taken place at an entertainment event. A man was shot outside of or in the parking lot of the Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion in Raleigh, N.C. on Friday night (July 27) as concertgoers were exiting Jason Aldean‘s show.
Smoker Fired for Smelling Like Cigarette Smoke — Is It Fair? [POLL]
Smoking is banned in a lot of places, since people don’t want to breathe in the fumes. But to fire someone from their job for smelling like smoke seems a bit excessive, no? Turns out it’s a loaded argument.
Jason Aldean Changes ‘Take a Little Ride’ Lyrics to Reflect Coors Sponsorship
Jason Aldean is taking a little detour with his brand new single ‘Take a Little Ride,’ from his upcoming fifth album. The song is already on its way to becoming a fan favorite — it debuted at No. 1 on iTunes and it’s doing well on the Billboard chart so far, landing at No. 19 and marking the highest debut of his career. However, strange to some, Aldean has made some changes to the song’s lyrics i