Nashville notes

Kenny Chesney is the only country act on Pollstar's ranking of 2018's Top 10 North American Tours. Kenny's trek grossed more than $114 million, sel... Read More

If you're "Keeping Score," Rascal Flatts is helping Blake Shelton on "The Voice," while Dan + Shay are Team Kelly

Plenty of Blake Shelton’s friends from the country music world will be showing up for the two-night season fifteen finale of The Voice this week. They won’t all be pitching in to help Team Blake, h... Read More

Here We Come a-Caroling again: "CMA Country Christmas" re-airs Saturday on ABC

If you missed this year’s CMA Country Christmas last Monday when it premiered on ABC, you’ll have another chance to catch it again this holiday season.

The annual two-hour yuletide extravaganza, hosted for the se... Read More

Carrie Underwood reminds fans "Love Wins" as she stands up to a critic

This week, Carrie Underwood’s second single from her Cry Pretty album, “Love Wins,” makes its way into country’s top twenty. The American Idol superstar is marking th... Read More

Garth Brooks books second show in Minneapolis at the request of the Minnesota governor

Garth Brooks is adding a second show at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis this spring, at the request of Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton.

Dayton reached out on Friday, after the initia... Read More

Aaron Watson invites you to the Lone Star State for a Texas-sized Christmas with his family

Aaron Watson's been a fixture on the Texas music scene for years, even before his chart-topping albums and his top ten hit, "Outta Style."

But in the summer of 2018, he got to do something pretty special: reco... Read More

Country star trivia

For her 1966 Country Christmas album, this American music icon composed the title track, as well as the cuts "It Won't Seem Like Christmas," "To Heck with Ole Santa Claus," and "I Won't Decorate Your Christmas Tree." C... Read More

Dan + Shay's "Speechless" steps out of the shadows of "Tequila" on its way to #1 -- and saves Dan Smyers on his anniversary

In 2018, "Tequila" was the song that took the already-successful Dan + Shay to another level.

"It feels incredible," Shay Mooney reflects. "We're so thankful. You know, 'Tequila' is such a ... Read More

Nashville notes

The vinyl version of Kelsea Ballerini's Grammy-nominated Unapologetically album is now available at Target.

"Friday Night" hitmaker Eric Paslay and his wife Natal... Read More

Watch now: Netflix offers drag queen "Jolene" to promote "Dumplin'"

Of all the incarnations of Dolly Parton's classic "Jolene" -- and there have been quite a few -- this may very well be the most outrageous.

Netflix has created a new video of Dolly's #1 hit from 1973 to promote the new&nb... Read More

"Burning Man" Dierks Bentley will close out 2018 on "The Voice"

Dierks Bentley will deliver his final TV performance of the year Tuesday night on the season finale of The Voice.

He’ll do his current top ten single that features Brother... Read More