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Dakota Bradley Interview: Newcomer Talks Guitar Players, What Tim McGraw Is Really Like + …
Dakota Bradley is an up-and-comer in the country scene with an endorsement from Tim McGraw in his back pocket. He started out playing rock music, but quickly realized that country music was the genre he wanted to pursue, since no other style of music speaks to the listener, in terms of lyrics, like …
Keith Urban Says ‘American Idol’ Gig Helped Him Gain Fresh Perspective for ‘Fuse’
Keith Urban was a busy many for the past year. In addition to touring and releasing the new album 'Fuse,' there was his gig on 'American Idol,' along with all the promotion (and side drama) that accompanied it. It might seem like 'Idol' would be a distraction that would negatively effect or detract …
Taylor Swift’s Signature to Be Featured on New Diet Coke ‘Sleek’ Can
Taylor Swift partnered with Diet Coke earlier this year and as part of the pairing, she and her music appear in commercials for the low-calorie soft drink. Now, the beverage brand has created a limited edition "Sleek Can," which is longer and slimmer than the regular version, …
George Strait Sells Out L.A.’s Staples Center in Nine Minutes
The city of Los Angeles isn't the first major metropolis that comes to mind when you think of country music, nor is it the fifth, sixth or even 10th. Despite that perception, the Los Angeles faithful answered the call and helped George Strait sell out his Feb. 8, 2014 show at the Staples Center in d…
Carrie Underwood Talks ‘The Sound of Music,’ Avoids Religion and Politics at 2013 Emmys
Carrie Underwood is inching closer and closer to her performance as Maria von Trapp in NBC's live adaptation of 'The Sound of Music,' set to air this holiday season.
Don’t Expect Kenny Rogers to Pull a Miley Cyrus
Kenny Rogers has been a country music superstar for decades, enjoying the kind of longevity that most artists would sever a limb for. As an icon and a legend in his genre, he doesn't need to resort to pulling publicity stunts like Miley Cyrus, daughter of fellow country singer Billy Ray Cyrus, …
Jake Owen Unveils ‘Days of Gold’ Album Cover
It's here! Jake Owen has shared the cover art for his new album 'Days of Gold,' out Dec. 3.
Will Hoge Gives His Two Cents on Who Is Country and Who Isn’t
There's an internal war being waged in the country genre right now, with Zac Brown saying he is ashamed of the genre and calling Luke Bryan's new track 'That's My Kinda Night' the worst he's ever heard, despite espousing his love for the singer.
Are Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman Planning for More Kids?
Keith Urban and his Oscar-winning wife Nicole Kidman are parents to two lovely daughters: Sunday Rose, 5, and Faith Margaret, 2 1/2, the latter of which was born via gestational carrier in December 2010. The Kidman-Urbans are already a beautiful family, but will they expand their brood to …
Hit Songwriter Luke Laird Welcomes Baby Boy
Congrats to hit songwriter Luke Laird, who has co-written tracks for heavyweights like Carrie Underwood, Hunter Hayes and Jason Aldean. He and his wife Beth welcomed a baby boy.
Carrie Underwood Remembers ‘Yesterday’ at the 2013 Emmys
It's fitting that Carrie Underwood performed the Beatles' beloved 1965 classic 'Yesterday' at the 2013 Emmys, which aired Sunday night (Sept. 22).
Jake Owen Celebrates Summer in ‘Days of Gold’ Video
Jake Owen is a well-documented adrenaline junkie in his personal life, and some of that personality trait manifests itself in his 'Days of Gold' video.