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George Strait Sells Out L.A.’s Staples Center in Nine Minutes
The city of Los Angeles isn't the first major metropolis that comes to mind when you think of country music, nor is it the fifth, sixth or even 10th. Despite that perception, the Los Angeles faithful answered the call and helped George Strait sell out his Feb. 8, 2014 show at the Staples Center in d…
Carrie Underwood Talks ‘The Sound of Music,’ Avoids Religion and Politics at 2013 Emmys
Carrie Underwood is inching closer and closer to her performance as Maria von Trapp in NBC's live adaptation of 'The Sound of Music,' set to air this holiday season.
Will Hoge Gives His Two Cents on Who Is Country and Who Isn’t
There's an internal war being waged in the country genre right now, with Zac Brown saying he is ashamed of the genre and calling Luke Bryan's new track 'That's My Kinda Night' the worst he's ever heard, despite espousing his love for the singer.
Carrie Underwood Remembers ‘Yesterday’ at the 2013 Emmys
It's fitting that Carrie Underwood performed the Beatles' beloved 1965 classic 'Yesterday' at the 2013 Emmys, which aired Sunday night (Sept. 22).
Dierks Bentley to Perform ‘I Hold On’ on ‘America’s Got Talent’ Finale
'America's Got Talent' will wind down its latest season tonight (Sept. 18). The popular talent competition will do so with a little help from country star Dierks Bentley who will perform his brand new single 'I Hold On.' While most performers seek fame on the &apos…
Brad Paisley Begins Filming ‘I Can’t Change the World’ Project in Haiti
Brad Paisley is passionate about helping the people of Haiti. Seven months ago, he visited the region to help build clean water stations. Now, he has returned to the country as part of the human-centered film project that accompanies his ballad 'I Can't Change the World.'
Kenny Chesney Grows a Beard
Who knew? The perennially clean-shaven Kenny Chesney is changing up his look and has grown a beard. While we're used to the singer's baby face, we bet his scores of female fans will love this new, rough and tumble look.
Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan Returning as Hosts of the 2014 ACM Awards
It'll be Bluke V 2.0 in 2014. Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan -- two of the funniest, most entertaining and most self-deprecating acts in country music -- will reprise their roles as co-hosts of the ACM Awards in 2014.
Kelly Clarkson Planning for a Baby Following Wedding to Brandon Blackstock
Here's another terrific reason Kelly Clarkson ditched a big wedding ceremony in favor of eloping with fiancé Brandon Blackstock: She's planning for a baby!
Carrie Underwood Makes ‘Sunday Night Football’ Debut
Finally! While football fans have been waiting all day (and since last January) for the return of 'Sunday Night Football,' country music fans have been waiting patiently for Carrie Underwood to make her 'SNF' debut!
Sheryl Crow Wants Fans to Put Their Cell Phones Down During Shows
Sheryl Crow wants her fans to put away their cell phones during her live shows. Not because she doesn't want footage leaking online, but because she wants to share a direct experience with her fans and doesn't want the digital disruption.
Taylor Swift Shares Backstage Footage From Historic Staples Center Shows
Taylor Swift played four sold-out shows at the Staples Center in Los Angeles last month, inviting five, high-profile guests to share the stage with her over the course of the week, among them pop stars Cher Lloyd, Jennifer Lopez, Sara Bareilles, Tegan and Sara and Ellie Goulding. Swift offered a sev…