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Wanna Be That Song: Brett Eldredge brings the CMA Songwriters Series to his home state

Illinois native Brett Eldredge is taking the CMA Songwriters Series to Chicago. "The Long Way" hitmaker will lead the latest show in the series on Tuesday, July 24 at Joe's Bar on Weed Street. Songwriters Ross Copperman, Tom Douglas, and Jordan Reynolds will join Brett to take turns telling stories and singing their songs. All four…... Read More

"Small Town Boy" Dustin Lynch will have Georgia on [His] Mind next week

Dustin Lynch may be a “Small Town Boy” from Tennessee, but he’s still up to help out his friends from Georgia. The “Good Girl” hitmaker is the latest star to sign on to play the Fifth Annual Georgia on My Mind benefit next Tuesday at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium. He joins…... Read More

Blake Shelton admits he and Gwen Stefani started out as a "rebound deal" -- but could marriage be next?

When Blake Shelton initially started dating Gwen Stefani, he admits they both were on the rebound from their previous relationships. The “I Lived It” hitmaker makes the straightforward comment in a new interview with Willie Geist that airs on NBC's Sunday Today. “When I was going through my divorce, I hit rock bottom, just like anybody does…... Read More

Country star trivia

The Eagles landed their first -- and only -- top-ten hit on the country chart with this deceptive track from 1975. Can you name the second single from their One of These Nights album? ANSWER: "Lyin' Eyes." Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.... Read More

Makes me feel like a "Millionaire": Chris Stapleton opens for the Eagles this weekend

This weekend, Chris Stapleton not only plays his own sold-out stop on his All-American Road Show tour, but he's also opening for The Eagles at AT&T Stadium in Dallas, Texas.  "Yeah, it's great, you know," Chris says of the opportunity. "What more could you ask for out of a year? You get to go…... Read More

It's "Tequila" shots for everyone, as Dan + Shay's self-titled third album arrives on Friday

On Friday, Dan + Shay come full circle, as the project they started teasing right after the first of the year arrives in stores and online.  Though their self-titled album is only their third, through the years, Dan Smyers and Shay Mooneyhave become masters at engaging their fans on social media, just as they did…... Read More

Nashville notes

Country Music Hall of Famer Charlie Daniels will both speak and perform at the first-ever Veteran Impact Celebration next Thursday at The Grove at Williamson Place in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. The sold-out benefit will raise money for the Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veterans and Military Family Center on the campus of nearby Middle…... Read More

Some like it hot: Watch Tim McGraw torture himself

Some like it hot, just like the song says, and apparently Tim McGraw is one of those folks.  You can watch the "Humble and Kind" hitmaker and some of his road buddies taking the "Pepper Pyramid Challenge" in a new YouTube video. In the clip, Tim and his cohorts taste different combinations of…... Read More

"This One's for You Too": Luke Combs gives fans "The Best of Me" as new single

Luke Combs' next single will be the fan favorite "She Got the Best of Me" --  one of five new recordings on the re-release of his debut album, titled This One's for You Too.  Luke originally cut the track back in 2014 -- when he was still living in Boone, North…... Read More

Keith Urban urges fans to send virtual postcards as they're "Coming Home"

If you're noticing an onslaught of "Coming Home" postcards on social media, it's simply Keith Urban encouraging his fans to show their home-state pride. The Aussie superstar launched the online campaign Wednesday, featuring all 50 of the United States, plus his birthplace, New Zealand; Australia, where he grew up; plus the United Kingdom and…... Read More

Little Big Town's ready to fully fund your case of "Summer Fever"

If you'd like to catch "Summer Fever" but your bank account doesn't seem to be on board, Little Big Town is here to help you out. You can win an all-expenses-paid trip to see the reigning CMA Vocal Group of the Year in the Sunshine State this summer, just by entering a contest…... Read More