CMA Announces First Round Of Performers For 2021 CMA Awards

CMA Announces First Round Of Performers For 2021 CMA Awards

The Country Music Association has announced the first round of performers for the 55th Annual CMA Awards. Featuring first-time nominees as well as reigning CMA Awards winners, this year’s performers will include Jimmie Allen, Brothers Osborne, Eric Church, Dan + Shay, Mickey Guyton featuring Brittney Spencer and Madeline Edwards, Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde, and…read more

Morgan Wallen To Headline Country Thunder Festivals In 2022

Morgan Wallen To Headline Country Thunder Festivals In 2022

Morgan Wallen has been announced as the headliner for several Country Thunder Festivals in 2022. Wallen, who had canceled his summer 2021 appearances due to the “N-Word” controversy, including a number of Country Thunder festival dates, will headline three of the five Country Thunder festivals in the U.S. in 2022. Wallen will headline Country Thunder…read more

Garth Brooks Announces Two Shows At Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium

Garth Brooks Announces Two Shows At Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium

Garth Brooks has announced plans to perform two concerts at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium on November 19 and 20. Brooks told fans to get ready to hear the story behind the songs during the shows, titled, “Just Garth, the Ryman and You: An Intimate Evening with Garth Brooks at the Ryman Auditorium.” A limited number of…read more

Chris Stapleton Postpones Shows To Continue Vocal Rest

Chris Stapleton Postpones Shows To Continue Vocal Rest

Chris Stapleton has postponed three live shows scheduled for this week after doctors advised him to continue giving rest to his vocal chords. The country music star was set to perform Thursday at the Riverbend in Cincinnati, and on Friday and Saturday at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. The Nashville shows have been pushed back to December,…read more

Kelly Clarkson Covers The Isley Brothers’ ‘It’s Your Thing’

Kelly Clarkson Covers The Isley Brothers’ ‘It’s Your Thing’

Kelly Clarkson covered The Isley Brother’s 60’s independence anthem “It’s Your Thing” during the “Kellyoke” segment of her talk show on Monday, October 18. “It’s your thing, do what you wanna do/ I can’t tell you who to sock it to,” Clarkson crooned during the cover. “It’s Your Thing,” a funk single by The Isley…read more

‘Living & Learning With Reba McEntire’ Returning For Second Season

‘Living & Learning With Reba McEntire’ Returning For Second Season

Season two of Reba McEntire’s Spotify podcast, “Living & Learning with Reba McEntire,” will begin on October 25. “Living & Learning with Reba McEntire” is a new podcast inspired and informed by the way Reba approaches life: with an insatiable curiosity, dedication to expanding her knowledge, and reliance on her own lived experience. Reba invites…read more

Travis Tritt Cancels Shows At Venues With Covid-19 Requirements

Travis Tritt Cancels Shows At Venues With Covid-19 Requirements

Multi-platinum selling and award-winning artist Travis Tritt has announced he will not perform at venues that require proof of Covid vaccination, mask mandates, or testing. As a result, four Travis Tritt concerts have been canceled. Tritt will not turn up to perform at Muncie, Indiana, on October 23; Philadelphia, Mississippi, on November 6; Peoria, Illinois,…read more

Luke Bryan To Host The 55th Annual CMA Awards

Luke Bryan To Host The 55th Annual CMA Awards

The Country Music Association and ABC have announced that country music superstar and “American Idol” judge Luke Bryan will host the 55th Annual CMA Awards. The event will be broadcast live from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on November 10 at 8 pm ET on ABC. For the two-time CMA Entertainer of the Year, this will…read more

Jimmie Allen And Wife Alexis Welcome Second Daughter

Jimmie Allen And Wife Alexis Welcome Second Daughter

Jimmy Allen and his wife Alexis welcomed their second daughter, Zara James Allen, on Saturday (October 16). Earlier that day, Allen posted on Instagram that a show scheduled for the night in Forest City, North Carolina, would be rescheduled due to a “family emergency.” “It’s currently being rescheduled. See y’all soon,” he added, without providing…read more

Gary Allan Announces Vinyl Edition Of ‘Ruthless’

Gary Allan Announces Vinyl Edition Of ‘Ruthless’

Gary Allan has announced that the vinyl edition of his celebrated new album Ruthless will be available on October 22. The multi-platinum-selling California native marked his return to the country music spotlight with the stunning 13-track album in June. The album, praised by Taste Of Country as “an unusually diverse album that touches on both…read more

Tim McGraw Jumps Off Stage To Confront Hecklers

Tim McGraw Jumps Off Stage To Confront Hecklers

Tim McGraw jumped off the stage during a recent concert in Reno, Nevada, to confront fans who were reportedly heckling him after the country superstar missed a few lyrics. The singer paused the show during a performance of “Just to See You Smile” when fans started to boo him for forgetting the lyrics to his…read more

Miranda Lambert Shares New Single ‘If I Was A Cowboy’

Miranda Lambert Shares New Single ‘If I Was A Cowboy’

Miranda Lambert recently shared her new single “If I Was a Cowboy” and an accompanying music video. “If I was a cowboy, I’d be wild and free / Rollin’ around these towns like tumbleweeds,” Lambert sings in the chorus. “I’d be a legend at lovin’ and leavin’ / Nippin’ on a whiskey and numbin’ all…read more

Chase Rice Shares New Single ‘If I Were Rock & Roll’

Chase Rice Shares New Single ‘If I Were Rock & Roll’

Country star Chase Rice recently released his new single, “If I Were Rock & Roll.” The song is the first major single written independently by the multi-platinum entertainer. Speaking about the inspiration behind writing the song, Rice said, “As I sat down to write this song at my dining room table, with nothing but a…read more

Chase Bryant Engaged To Girlfriend Selena Weber

Chase Bryant Engaged To Girlfriend Selena Weber

Country singer Chase Bryant recently revealed that he and his girlfriend, model Selena Weber, have officially gotten engaged. “Can’t wait to spend forever with you my love. Best birthday present ever, was you saying yes to eternity!” Bryant wrote on Instagram, accompanied by a photo of the couple displaying their new rings. Weber shared the…read more

Eric Church Invites Morgan Wallen To Join Him Onstage At Philadelphia Show

Eric Church Invites Morgan Wallen To Join Him Onstage At Philadelphia Show

Country superstar Eric Church surprised his fans in Pennsylvania last Saturday, October 9, by inviting Morgan Wallen onstage as a special guest. During Church’s Gather Again Tour stop at the Wells Fargo Center, Church was joined by Wallen to perform several songs, including Wallen’s “Sand In My Boots,” “Whiskey Glasses,” “Somebody’s Problem,” “Silverado For Sale,”…read more

Keith Urban Announces 2022 U.K., European Tour Dates

Keith Urban Announces 2022 U.K., European Tour Dates

Country music superstar Keith Urban has announced dates for his 2022 U.K. and European tour. The U.K. leg of his “The Speed Of Now Tour” will kick off on April 28 at the O2 Academy in Birmingham. He will then head to Newcastle, Manchester, Edinburgh and London. Following his U.K. dates, Urban will perform six…read more

Carlos Santana Teams Up With Chris Stapleton On ‘Joy’

Carlos Santana Teams Up With Chris Stapleton On ‘Joy’

Carlos Santana has released the fourth single from his upcoming album, Blessings and Miracles. “Joy” is collaboration with acclaimed Grammy-winning musician Chris Stapleton, who also produced the soul-enriching track. The star-studded, masterful new album, Blessings and Miracles is scheduled for release via BMG on October 15. The album can be pre-ordered at https://santana.lnk.to/BlessingsnMiracles “I was…read more

Gary LeVox Opens Up About The End Of Rascal Flatts

Gary LeVox Opens Up About The End Of Rascal Flatts

Rascal Flatts’ Gary LeVox has opened up about the end of the country trio and the departure of longtime member Joe Don Rooney. In a recent interview with People, LeVox said, “I’ve never been okay with the way that it ended. I was never okay with.” He then added, “I wasn’t happy that Joe Don…read more

Coachella, Stagecoach Festivals Will No Longer Require Covid-19 Vaccination

Coachella, Stagecoach Festivals Will No Longer Require Covid-19 Vaccination

Fans are no longer required to be vaccinated for Covid-19 to attend the Coachella and Stagecoach festivals in 2022. Festival organizers have decided to allow unvaccinated fans to attend next year’s Coachella and Stagecoach festivals if they can show negative COVID-19 test taken 72 hours prior to the event. “After seeing first-hand the low transmission…read more

Reba McEntire Announce Multi-City Tour With All-Female Openers

Reba McEntire Announce Multi-City Tour With All-Female Openers

Reba McEntire has announced a multi-city tour featuring an all-female line-up as openers. Brandy Clark, Hannah Dasher, Caylee Hammack, Reyna Roberts, Cailtyn Smith, Brittney Spencer and Tenille Townes will be joining McEntire for various dates across the “Reba: Live In Concert” tour, beginning November 26. Live Nation is the official tour promoter and tickets for…read more