LeAnn Rimes Sues for Invasion of Privacy
Just days after admitting herself into rehab for stress management, LeAnn Rimes has filed a lawsuit with the L.A. County Superior Court against Kimberly and Lexi Smiley, two woman who allegedly recorded a conversation with Rimes in an effort to create a smear campaign against the singer.
2012 Grammy Nominations Concert to Be Held in Nashville
Nashville, Tenn. has long been known as a major hub in the music industry, but Music City’s status will certainly rise with the announcement that this year’s ‘Grammy Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown to Music’s Biggest Night’ will be held in the home of country music. The stage will be aired on CBS on Dec. 5. from Bridgestone Arena, located in the heart of downtown Nashville.
Lady Antebellum Start Work on Fourth Studio Album
Lady Antebellum is officially hard at work on their fourth studio album, the follow-up to their 2011 platinum effort ‘Own the Night.’ Leading lady Hillary Scott took to her official Twitter account on Monday (Aug. 20) to express her elation over commencing the creative process on the highly-anticipated next album.
Zac Brown Tries His Hand at ‘Midget Bowling’
It’s rather common to hear about a country music singer’s aspirations to become a professional athlete — but it’s incredibly uncommon to hear about a singer perfecting their ‘midget bowling’ skills, which which was the pastime of choice for Zac Brown while at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota recently.
Tim McGraw Becomes a Comic Book Star
Tim McGraw has conquered both the music and movie worlds, and now the ‘Truck Yeah’ singer is set to invade comic book industry. Comic book publisher Bluewater has chosen McGraw as the subject of their newest graphic novel, ‘Fame.’
‘American Idol’ Producer: ‘Country Is America’
It seems more and more likely that a country superstar will join Mariah Carey on the revamped ‘American Idol’ panel of celebrity judges. According to the Hollywood Reporter, show producers could possibly have their eye on the country music genre — although it’s anyone’s guess as to who will ultimately be offered the coveted position.
Carrie Underwood Visits With Kids at Boston Children’s Hospital
Carrie Underwood made a special visit to the Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Mass. on Tuesday (July 31) as part of the Country Music Healing Tour, which gives country music’s top superstars the opportunity to visit with the hospital’s young patients.
Sheryl Crow Granted Restraining Order Against Stalker
A Los Angeles judged issued a restraining order for Sheryl Crow against Phillip Gordon Sparks, an apparent stalker who has threatened to shoot the ‘Collide’ singer.
Jennifer Nettles and J Rome Perform ‘God Bless the Child’ on ‘Duets’ Standards Night
Voted safe following his first less-than-stellar performance last week, J Rome and his Sugarland celebrity mentor, mom-to-be Jennifer Nettles, took the stage second, performing the 1941 Billie Holliday classic ‘God Bless the Child.’ With the pack of ‘Duets‘ hopefuls dwindling rapidly, did the young hopeful redeem himself this week? According to the remaining three celebrity judges, the answer is a
Kelly Clarkson Surpasses Carrie Underwood’s Best-Selling ‘Idol’ Record
She stole the hearts of the voting public after being crowned ‘American Idol’ during the wildly popular reality show’s inaugural season, and now Kelly Clarkson is taking back the title of best-selling ‘Idol’ single of all-time, beating out country superstar Carrie Underwood.
Reba McEntire, Jason Aldean Gush Over Kelly Clarkson
With two monster country collaborations already under her belt, Kelly Clarkson is solidifying her status as a country music superstar with her current single, ‘Mr. Know It All,’ which is poised to crack the Top 20 on Billboard’s Country Singles chart. Country radio isn’t the only aspect of the genre showing love to Clarkson — pals Reba McEntire and Jason Aldean are just a few of her country peers
Eric Church to Debut ‘Springsteen’-Inspired Mini-Movie This Weekend
Eric Church‘s music video for his multi-week No. 1 ‘Springsteen’ is the inspiration behind ‘Mixtape,’ a 30-minute short film set to debut this weekend.