Little Big Town’s ‘Pontoon’ Hits Platinum Certification
As anticipated, Little Big Town‘s summertime anthem, ‘Pontoon,’ has officially been certified platinum for digital downloads exceeding one million copies sold. The tune was an instant smash for the four-piece group following its release, and it has also become the highest-charting single of their career.
Carrie Underwood Reveals Details About Upcoming Blown Away Tour
Carrie Underwood has been putting in countless hours preparing for her forthcoming 2012 Blown Away Tour, which will criss-cross the U.S. starting this month. And according to the ‘Good Girl’ superstar herself, fans should expect the trek to be nothing short of amazing — even she can’t wait to see all of the puzzle pieces put together.
Florida Georgia Line Deliver Revved-Up New Video for ‘Cruise’
Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard of newcomer country duo Florida Georgia Line cover all the important bases in the music video for their latest, ‘Cruise’ — party scenes (complete with a paint fight finale), beautiful girls, a playful round of strip poker, and of course, live performance shots, which show any non-believers out there why they are one of the most talked about new acts in country music.
George Jones Assures He ‘Still Don’t Need No Rockin’ Chair’
Recently, rumors have been whirling about George Jones‘ ‘declining’ health, which has had fans anxious to hear the latest on Possum. An official release from the singer’s camp this week confirms that the legend is “alive and well, and happy to be touring.”
Eric Church Recording Live Album on Tour
Even though Eric Church recently said he would be stepping away from the spotlight in the new year, he’ll still be on the radar. As a way to thank his loyal followers for hundreds of sold-out concerts, Church will be releasing his very first live album in the beginning of 2013.
Eli Young Band’s Mike Eli Talks About the ‘New Dynamic’ His Baby Brings to Band
It’s hardly been a month since Mike Eli — frontman of the Eli Young Band — became a dad, but his life has already changed drastically. The new addition to the family has also given Eli’s bandmates a taste of what life with a child is all about.
Little Big Town to Help End Child Hunger This Fall
With the fall season quickly approaching, folks start putting their hearts to good use by helping the less fortunate as we enter into the holiday season. The members of Little Big Town are doing just that by partnering with ConAgra Foods to help with the company’s Child Hunger Ends Here campaign.
Rodney Atkins Shows Off the Road Life in ‘Just Wanna Rock ‘N’ Roll’ Video
If Rodney Atkins‘ ‘Just Wanna Rock ‘N’ Roll’ video, doesn’t put a smile on your face and lift the pressure of the world off your shoulders for a few minutes, you might want to check your pulse.
Hunter Hayes Scores First Platinum-Selling Single With ‘Wanted’
Hunter Hayes is not only celebrating his very first Top 5 hit single this week with ‘Wanted,’ but he is also basking in the joy of having his very first platinum-selling single with the same song. ‘Wanted’ has officially sold over one million copies, according to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
Blake Shelton Takes ‘Over’ No. 1 Slot on Country Singles Chart for Second Week
Blake Shelton is not quite finished with being No. 1 right now. This week, his latest single, ‘Over,’ once again locks in the top slot on the Billbaord and Mediabase/Country Aircheck charts.
Carrie Underwood Weighs in on Possibility of Having a Country Music Judge on ‘Idol’
As rumors buzz on the media networks about who will be filling the shoes on ‘American Idol’ for the new judges, many country names were tossed around, including Brad Paisley and Keith Urban, the latter of which has been thisclose to confirmed.
Carrie Underwood Celebrates ‘Good Girl’ With Party in Nashville
Tuesday afternoon (Aug. 28), Carrie Underwood made time to kick back and relax a bit at the CMA building in Nashville to celebrate her recent chart-topping hit, ‘Good Girl.’ Underwood and the song’s two co-writers, Ashely Gorley and Chris DeStefano, were once again loaded up with numerous plaques, trophies and certificates honoring their No. 1 song, which topped the charts back in June.