Loretta Lynn: ‘Country Today Is Like Pop Music Was 40 Years Ago’
At 80 years old, Loretta Lynn is one country music legend who has only continued to perfect her sound and her style throughout the years — and she’s still going strong. Although she admits that modern country music is more like the old school pop music she’s used to, she likes the recent sound, and she’s quick to tip her well-worn cowgirl hat to new artists.
Blake Shelton Admits He’s Sacrificed His Career for ‘The Voice’
In a recent interview, the normally fun-loving country star Blake Shelton got a little subdued when he revealed that although coaching on ‘The Voice‘ has opened a few doors for him, it has come at a cost. By doing back-to-back seasons of the show, Shelton feels that he’s sacrificed his music career.
‘Toddlers & Tiaras’ Mom Could Lose Custody of Daughter Due to Fully-Enhanced Dolly Parton Costume
Kiddie beauty shows are already controversial, what with the poofy gowns and layers of makeup, but one mom may have taken pageant-crazy to the extreme on a recent episode of the TLC series ‘Toddlers & Tiaras.’ In fact, Lindsay Jackson might actually lose custody of her 6-year-old daughter, Maddy, thanks in part to a Dolly Parton costume, which included padding the little girl’s behind and ches
Rascal Flatts Launch Restaurant Chain
Rascal Flatts members Joe Don Rooney, Gary LeVox, and Jay DeMarcus are about to add another venture to their growing list of achievements: restaurant owners. In 2013, fans of the popular trio will be able to pull up a seat at a series of new Rascal Flatts-themed restaurants.
Keith Urban Confirms Rumors About Being Considered as ‘American Idol’ Judge
It’s no secret that ‘American Idol’ producers have been looking for a country star to pull up a chair at the judges table in the upcoming season of the hit realize show. The latest country star to get hit up by ‘Idol’ producers is Keith Urban — and he has confirmed that his potential invitation to join the show isn’t just another rumor.
Carrie Underwood’s Husband Extends Contract With Nashville Predators
With Carrie Underwood holding down the fort on Music Row, and her husband, Mike Fisher, whipping around the ice for the Nashville Predators hockey team, Music City has a lot to lose if one half of that power couple gets called somewhere else. But lucky for country music fans and Nashvillians alike, Fisher has extended his contract with the Predators — ensuring that he and his talented wife will ca
Man Hospitalized After Attack at Jason Aldean Concert
A man was hospitalized after being attacked by three fellow concertgoers at a Jason Aldean show at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre just outside of Chicago on Saturday (August 18). Unfortunately, this wasn’t just a minor scuffle between fans who had too much to drink. Reportedly, it was an unprovoked three-on-one attack that left the victim badly injured.
Taylor Swift to Perform New Song Live at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards
Ever since Taylor Swift‘s new single ‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together‘ hit the airwaves, copies the song have been flying off the digital shelves. So, it’s no surprise that the blended pop-country star was sought out to perform a new song from ‘Red’ at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards.
Taylor Swift Teams Up With Justin Bieber in New Fashion’s Night Out Commercial
Donned in hip new Fashion’s Night Out T-shirts, country songstress Taylor Swift and pop sensation Justin Bieber have teamed up to advertise the popular 2012 event. Every year, fashion editors, models, designers, celebs and fashionistas get together for a late night of shopping and mingling. This year, Swift and Bieber are acting as spokespeople, spreading the word about the action before FNO goes
Willie Nelson on the Road Again After Health Scare
Willie Nelson gave his fans a major scare over the weekend when he canceled his Saturday night gig. Reports quickly surfaced that he was hospitalized because he was having trouble breathing, but fear not! The iconic country singer is back on the road again and he’s as fit as a fiddle.
Rodney Atkins to Perform at Republican National Convention
The Republican National Convention is in for a real treat this year. On August 26, politicians will step off their platforms to give Rodney Atkins the stage. The singer will headline the RNC welcoming party, which will take place at Tropicana Stadium in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Jason Aldean to Release ‘Night Train’ Album on October 16
Jason Aldean has set a date for his next album, ‘Night Train,’ and the release date is just around the corner! The new disc — which will be Aldean’s fifth studio offering — will hit store shelves and digital retailers on October 16.