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Martina McBride On Her Friendship With Blake Shelton

Martina McBride and Blake Shelton might seem like unlikely friends at first glance, but they’re actually very good friends thanks to her ability to look beyond the surface. “He’s so ornery. And he has so much charisma. And so much talent,” says Martina, but, “underneath all that craziness is a really good person and, you Read more…

Lady Antebellum “Own the Night” At The Grammys With “Best Country Album”

The 2012 Grammy awards show was filled with many memorable performances by Adele, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Chris Brown and Rihanna. Blake Shelton and The Band Perry sang a tribute Glen Campbell who came out after and sang Rhinestone Cowboy. Campbell received the Grammy’s Lifetime Achievement award. Overall it was a great show with many Read more…

Big Weekend For Blake Shelton

Last Friday Blake Shelton celebrated the Platinum certification of hit single “God Gave Me You,” and Gold certification of albums Red River Blue and Loaded: The Best of Blake Shelton. Warner Music Nashville President and CEO John Esposito and staff surprised Shelton at his sold-out show in Duluth, GA with three plaques to commemorate his Read more…

Lionel Richie At Home In Tuskegee With Country Stars

Music icon Lionel Richie will release Tuskegee, a collection of 13 of his international hits recorded with some of the biggest names in country music, on March 27 on Mercury Nashville.

His duet partners on Tuskegee include Sugarland’s Jennifer Nettles, Jason Aldean, Tim McGraw, Blake Shelton, Darius Rucker, Rascal Flatts, Kenny Chesney, Billy Currington and Little Read more…

Lionel Richie To Release Country Duets Album

Superstar Shania Twain in the studio with Lionel Richie to record Richie’s “Endless Love”. Photo by Photo Alan Silfen

Lionel Richie will release Tuskegee, his much-anticipated country duets album, in March on Mercury Nashville, after debuting songs on the national broadcast of the 45th Annual Country Music Association Awards, airing live Wednesday, Nov. 9 at Read more…

ACA Nominations Announced

The second annual AMERICAN COUNTRY AWARDS will air live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Monday, Dec. 5 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. Jason Aldean and Zac Brown Band lead the AMERICAN COUNTRY AWARDS nominees with eight nominations each; Thompson Square earned seven nods; and The Band Perry and Taylor Read more…

The Stars Cut "Footloose" At Thursday's Nashville-area Premiere


The stars were out in Franklin, a few miles south of Nashville, Thursday night as a taste of Hollywood glitz arrived for the Tennessee premiere of “Footloose,” the updated remake of the classic 1984 dance movie that now features Kenny Wormald from MTV’s Dancelife and Julianne Hough (left) in the lead roles of Ren MacCormack Read more…

Brad Paisley Wraps Up Tour And Invites Scotty McCreery To Go On The Next One

Brad Paisley’s H2O II: Wetter & Wilder World Tour played its final show this past Sunday night in Raleigh, NC. Paisley’s 2011 tour played to over 1,079,436 fans in 52 markets including five stadium shows and eight European performances.

As has been custom on the H2O II tour Paisley ended the show in Raleigh with an Read more…

CMA Award Nominees Announced

The CMA award nominees have been announced and Jason Aldean, Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton, and Taylor Swift all received 5 nominations. Look for the show live on ABC November 9, 2011. Here is the complete list of nominees:

Entertainer of the Year
Jason Aldean
Brad Paisley
Blake Shelton
Taylor Swift
Keith Urban

Male Vocalist of the Year
Jason Aldean
Kenny Chesney
Brad Paisley
Blake Shelton
Keith Urban

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Pistol Annies Shoot To The Top Of The Charts

Pistol Annies, the new trio featuring Miranda Lambert, Ashley Monroe and Angaleena Presley, have already shot to the top of Billboard’s country album chart debuting at No. 1 on their debut album, Hell On Heels. Selling more than 44,000 albums, the group lands at No. 5 on the multi-genre Billboard 200 Chart.
“I can not believe Read more…