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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…

Darius Rucker Apologizes To Cam Newton

South Carolina native and current resident Darius Rucker has issued an apology to Cam Newton, who was the first-round draft pick for the NFL’s Carolina Panthers. You see, Darius is a huge Gamecock fan, even attending the University of South Carolina, and when football star and Heisman Trophy winner Cam Newton helped to blast the Read more…

Brad Paisley Gets “Stoned” In London

Ron Wood and Brad Paisley let the good times roll in London. Photo by Ben Enos

Brad Paisley rocked a full house last night at the O2 Arena in London, England. During the encore Ronnie Wood of the Rolling Stones joined the CMA Entertainer of the Year on stage as a surprise guest and they Read more…

Carrie Underwood Participates in ACM Lifting Lives

Carrie Underwood took time this week to pay a visit to the 2nd annual ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp in Nashville. The week-long program focused on putting more music in the lives of talented campers with developmental disabilities. While there, Carrie did more than just visit; she ended up singing several songs with the campers. Read more…

“Bama Rising” Online Auction

To increase fundraising for the Bama Rising tornado relief fund, “BAMA RISING: A Benefit Concert for Alabama Tornado Recovery,” presented by Verizon, an online auction will launch this week featuring several celebrity experiences, event tickets and exclusive items.

Beginning June 7th, fans can bid on meet-and-greets with top artists such as Martina McBride and Alan Jackson. Read more…

Country Stars To Honor President George H. W. Bush

Reba McEntire, Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley and Darius Rucker will be featured in a tribute to former President George H. W. Bush. The 41st President of the United States is being honored for his outstanding efforts to encourage volunteerism throughout the country, with an all-star list of performers on hand to pay tribute in All Read more…

Sheryl Crow Joins Brad Paisley At Sold Out Nashville Show

Brad Paisley’s H2O Frozen Over tour made its last stop at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena this past Saturday night playing to a sold-out crowd of over 13,500 wild and crazy hometown fans.

About half-way through the concert Paisley was joined on stage by his mentor and guitar hero John Jorgenson, founding member of the Desert Rose Band, Read more…

Kenny Rogers To Release New CD With Cracker Barrel

Kenny Rogers will become the first artist to release a second album through the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store exclusive music program when The Love of God becomes available on March 7. The CD is an inspirational collection of classic songs that Rogers remembers from his childhood along with new recordings of contemporary songs. Kenny Read more…

Darius Rucker Hits The New Mexico Lottery

Darius Rucker and the New Mexico Lottery have unveiled a Scratcher game based on Rucker’s latest album, Charleston, SC 1966. The “Darius Rucker” Scratcher is available now at 1,100 stores across New Mexico. The game’s top cash prize is $65,000. Tickets are $5 each. The sale of New Mexico Lottery games benefits Legislative Lottery Scholarships, Read more…

CMA Music Festival Announces First Round Of Performers

The CMA Music Festival will celebrate its 40th anniversary when it takes over the Downtown Nashville campus for four days this summer, Thursday-Sunday, June 9-12, 2011.

The reigning CMA Female Vocalist of the Year Miranda Lambert, Male Vocalist of the Year Blake Shelton, and Vocal Group of the Year Lady Antebellum join Trace Read more…