When Are the 2012 CMA Awards?
We love hearing our favorite artists on the radio, but nothing quite beats seeing them in the flesh (okay, on TV) at a big red carpet event. With that in mind, when are the 2012 CMA Awards?
Kix Brooks, Ronnie Dunn Nominated for Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction
Longtime duet partners Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn are on the same ballot for induction into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Both are nominated in the Songwriter/Artists category, but only one can be inducted. There’s no guarantee either will be picked, however.
Chris Cagle, ‘Let There Be Cowgirls’ – Song Review
With singles from his new album ‘Back in the Saddle,’ Chris Cagle is successfully reinventing himself as a country bad boy. ‘Let There Be Cowgirls’ picks up the loud and rowdy that dropped ‘Got My Country On’ in the Top 20. The s…
Katie Armiger, ‘Better in a Black Dress’ – Song Review
Katie Armiger could be accused of borrowing liberally from the Pistol Annies‘ stylebook if her new song didn’t fit the 21-year-old so well. Through the years, Armiger has gone from portraying a sweet and innocent teenager to a woman with ideas and a wild side. ‘Better in …
Top Tweets of June 2012
The country music went world wide in June 2012. Stars tweeted from all over, including during trips to London, Australia and from the audience of the CMT Music Awards in Nashville. They serve drinks at that awards show, which led to more than a few funny tweets. Two of those made the Top Tweets of J…
Songwriter Susanna Clark Dies at Age 73
Susanna Clark, wife of Guy Clark and longtime friend to Nashville singers and songwriters, died this week at age 73. As a songwriter, Clark is best know for the Emmylou Harris hit ‘Easy From Now On.’ She was also a talented painter, with the cover of Willlie Nelson‘s 1978…
Top Country Song of All Time – Readers Poll
The entire Top 100 Country Songs list has been revealed, with a No. 1 song that surprised many readers. Johnny Cash, Kenny Rogers, Garth Brooks, Patsy Cline and George Jones all placed songs inside the Top 5. Which song do you think should have been named the top country song of all time?
Eric Church, ‘Creepin" – Song Review
Eric Church has chosen what could one day be his encore song as the fourth single from ‘Chief.’ ‘Creepin” isn’t the best song on the album — it may not even be in the Top 3. However, it’s the project&CloseCurlyQu…
Dixie Chicks’ Emily Robison Pregnant With Fourth Child
A new little chick will be joining the Dixie Chicks this fall. People reports that Emily Robison is pregnant with her fourth child. The multi-instrumentalist is expecting in September.
Curb Records Claims Tim McGraw Loses Lawsuit, Owes Them an Album
A footnote to November 2011 articles pertaining to Tim McGraw‘s supposed victory in a lawsuit against Curb Records indicated that while the singer was free to sign another recording contract, proceedings would continue in July 2012 to determine if the singer owed his former label damages. According …
Charlie Daniels Reacts to ‘Obamacare’ Healthcare Mandate
News that the Supreme Court upheld the national healthcare mandate — dubbed Obamacare — has angered some, delighted others and left a few country artists worried about the future of the United States. Charlie Daniels was quick to speak his mind on Twitter Thursday morning.
Best ‘American’ Song – Readers Poll
Country music and America go together like sweet and tea. Hundreds of songs have been written to celebrate our freedoms as Americans, but only a few have the word “American” in the title. Which of the following seven songs is your favorite “American&CloseCurlyDouble…