Dixie Chicks’ Emily Robison Welcomes Baby Girl
Dixie Chick Emily Robison is resting today after giving birth to her fourth child, a girl, this morning. The singer delivered Violet Isabel Strayer at 3:01AM. A note at the trio’s page on Facebook says both baby and mom are doing well, and father Martin Strayer is happier than ever.
Craig Campbell vs. Chris Cagle – The Showdown
Alan Jackson has become the latest artist to have a song inducted into the Taste of Country Showdown Hall of Fame. By topping Darius Rucker‘s ‘True Believers’ on Monday, ‘You Go Your Way’ is retired, meaning two new songs square off today and tonight on Taste of Country Nights, a nationally syndicated radio show hosted by Jeremy Robinson.
Alan Jackson vs. Tyler Farr – The Showdown
Alan Jackson fans stepped up in a big way on Thursday, pushing the country music legend’s new single to another day on the Showdown. ‘You Go Your Way’ ousted newcomer Jason Cassidy, although it was close until the phone voting from Taste of Country Nights radio began. That makes three in a row for Jackson.
Alan Jackson vs. High Valley – The Showdown
Fans responded passionately to Alan Jackson‘s new single, ‘You Go Your Way,’ yesterday and last night in the Taste of Country Nights Showdown. The song easily ousted ‘Ex-Old Man’ by Kristen Kelly, meaning the country legend will move on to face a new challenger. Today, that’s another act new to American country music fans.
Alan Jackson vs. Kristen Kelly – The Showdown
Thomas Rhett joined a select group of artists with songs in the Taste of Country Showdown Hall of Fame on Monday when ‘Beer With Jesus’ became a five-time winner. The song will now be retired, meaning today’s Showdown will feature two new artists. Remember, you can also vote tonight on Taste of Country Nights radio, our syndicated radio show available on air and online.
Lawyer Claims Randy Travis Kicked, Pushed His Client During Church Argument
Last week, Randy Travis was cited with a Class C assault after a physical confrontation with his girlfriend’s estranged husband in the parking lot of a Texas church. The husband, Dr. Ritchie Beougher, claims the country superstar did much worse than inflict an “unwanted touch” upon him.
Keith Urban Accepts Offer to Judge ‘American Idol’
Keith Urban has accepted an offer from Fox producer’s to judge ‘American Idol‘ next season, less than one day after being named the frontrunner for an open seat on the panel. The Country Vibe reports that Urban has agreed to take the job, making him the second country superstar on a major network reality show.
Blake Shelton Rewrites His Favorite Country Songs
Instead of writing new songs for his next album, Blake Shelton has taken to rewriting hits from other country music stars. Kenny Chesney‘s ‘Come Over’ and Tim McGraw‘s ‘Live Like You Were Dying’ were his two victims choices in the past 24 hours.
Randy Travis Was Reportedly Defending Fiancee, Not Drunk During Fight at Church
Sources say that Randy Travis was only defending his fianceé when he was charged with minor assault early Friday morning (Aug. 24), leaving many to wonder: Is the country legend getting married again soon?
Take a Tour of the Taste of Country Nights Studio
Have you ever been inside a radio studio? Taste of Country Nights host Jeremy Robinson shows fans around his home away from home. We meet engineer Chris and producer Todd. OK, we only hear Todd, but that’s close enough. See where all the fun happens in the video below.
Thomas Rhett vs. Jaida Dreyer – The Showdown
Thomas Rhett is on a roll! The ‘Beer With Jesus’ singer has reason to believe his second single will be every bit as popular as his debut, ‘Somethin’ to Do With My Hands,’ was — and then some. Fans crowned the song once again yesterday and last night on Taste of Country Nights radio. That’s three in a row. Five straight wins means… Well, let’s not jinx him.
Jeremy From Taste of Country Nights Shows Artists How to Celebrate a No. 1 Hit
Little Big Town is celebrating their first No. 1 song. ‘Pontoon’ hit the mark, but the band doesn’t sound very excited about it. Jeremy shows everyone how the celebratory press conference should be handled.