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.
Bart Crow to Release New Album ‘Dandelion’ on September 18
Texas artist Bart Crow is gearing up for the release of his fourth studio album, ‘Dandelion,’ in a few weeks. The new collection of tunes will include 12 original tracks which were written or co-written by Crow, as well as two cover songs.
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).
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.
Jana Kramer Scores Gold Certification for ‘Why Ya Wanna’
Jana Kramer is enjoying life to the fullest these days — especially in her career. This week, Kramer’s current single, ‘Why Ya Wanna,’ has been certified gold for digital downloads exceeding 500,000 copies sold. The tune is the latest release from Kramer’s self-titled debut album on Warner Music Nashville, which debuted at No. 5 the week after it hit stores.
Joe Diffie Faces Early Morning Bus Fire
Joe Diffie’s day got off to a bit of a rough start on Friday (Aug. 31), when a fire broke out on his bus as it cruised down the road early in the morning. The fire apparently started around 3:15AM, but thankfully, Diffie and his crew were able to quickly diffuse the situation.
Justin Moore Releases Tear-Jerking New Video for "Til My Last Day’
If there’s one thing Justin Moore knows how to do with his music videos, its pull on the heartstrings of the viewer, just as he did with the emotional ‘If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away’ and the sentimental ‘Small Town USA.’ Well, he’s at it again with the second ”Til My Last Day’ video.
Eli Young Band Cross Fingers for Nominations at the 2012 CMA Awards
With the reveal of the 2012 CMA Awards nominees just days away, the Eli Young Band guys — like many country artists — are wondering if they will hear their name called in any categories. Having just celebrated their second chart-topping hit, ‘Even if It Breaks Your Heart,’ the band members joke that they will any nominations that come their way.