Keith Urban Confirms Rumors About Being Considered as ‘American Idol’ Judge
It’s no secret that ‘American Idol’ producers have been looking for a country star to pull up a chair at the judges table in the upcoming season of the hit realize show. The latest country star to get hit up by ‘Idol’ producers is Keith Urban — and he has confirmed that his potential invitation to join the show isn’t just another rumor.
Willie Nelson on the Road Again After Health Scare
Willie Nelson gave his fans a major scare over the weekend when he canceled his Saturday night gig. Reports quickly surfaced that he was hospitalized because he was having trouble breathing, but fear not! The iconic country singer is back on the road again and he’s as fit as a fiddle.
Jason Aldean to Release ‘Night Train’ Album on October 16
Jason Aldean has set a date for his next album, ‘Night Train,’ and the release date is just around the corner! The new disc — which will be Aldean’s fifth studio offering — will hit store shelves and digital retailers on October 16.
Kelly Clarkson Impresses Fans With Lee Ann Womack ‘I Hope You Dance’ Cover
Kelly Clarkson continues to amaze country music fans with her twangy covers of popular country songs. Every time she plays a show, Clarkson chooses one fan from her audience to choose a cover song. As it turn out, the pop crossover’s fans are pretty into country music. For her latest country offering, Clarkson put on a smashing rendition of Lee Ann Womack‘s ‘I Hope You Dance.’
Taylor Swift’s New Single Is Fastest-Selling in iTunes History
It’s hardly been two days since Taylor Swift dropped her newest single, ‘We Are Never Getting Back Together,’ on us, but already the tune is breaking records. In a record-setting 50-minutes, Swift’s newest radio gold single had already hit No. 1 on iTunes, besting Lady Gaga’s ‘Born This Way’ for the fastest-selling single in iTunes history.
Jake Owen to Release ‘Endless Summer’ EP in September
As summer begins to wind down, Jake Owen begins to think of anything he can to hold on to the feeling of warm days, lakeside afternoons and barefoot nights. In fact, Own loves summertime so much that he’s willing to put out new summer-themed songs — in September — that he hopes will help listeners hang onto the feeling of warm weather and vacation days all year round. The upcoming summery EP, appr
Billy Ray Cyrus to Release New Album ‘Change My Mind’ in October
Billy Ray Cyrus is ready to retire from country music, but the legendary country music star has one album left in him. In a short Twitter post, Cyrus spilled the details about his upcoming record, ‘Change My Mind,’ which will hit shelves on October 23.
George Strait Announces 2013 Team Roping Classic Dates
Calling all cowboys! George Strait‘s 31st annual Team Roping Classic is on the books for 2013, and it promises to be a knee-slapping good time. The event will take place on Friday, March 8 and Saturday, March 9, 2013 at the San Antonio Rose Palace in San Antonio, Texas.
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Share Their Secrets to a Happy Marriage
After 15 years of wedded bliss — and two mega-sized country music careers between them — Tim McGraw and Faith Hill know a thing or two about maintaining a successful marriage. Of course, that doesn’t mean that the King and Queen of country music don’t have their hangups with each other. Recently, McGraw and Hill dished their marriage secrets… and their pet peeves about their partner.
Scotty McCreery Falls Off the Stage, Gets Pranked by Brad Paisley
When Scotty McCreery took the stage to open for Brad Paisley in Bethel, N.Y. over the weekend, he must not have paid close enough attention to the width of the walkway into the crowd. Either that, or maybe he was rocking out so hard during the final tune of his set that he lost his balance, because he accidentally tumbled off the stage mid-song.
Miranda Lambert Loves ‘Honey Boo Boo’… Much to Blake Shelton’s Dismay
Like a bad car wreck you just can’t turn away from, Miranda Lambert is officially hooked on the hit show ‘Here Comes Honey Boo Boo’ — but unfortunately, her husband Blake Shelton isn’t on the same page.
Kelly Clarkson Covers Trisha Yearwood’s ‘Walkaway Joe’
We’re not sure if Kelly Clarkson is trying to tease us by putting on smashing renditions of country classics, or if she just really loves the genre as much as we do. Clarkson once again proved that she has the chops to fully switch from pop music to country at will when she performed Trisha Yearwood‘s ‘Walkaway Joe’ this week.