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Brooks & Dunn and Blake Shelton ready to go to battle on "The Voice"

Tonight, Brooks & Dunn make their first appearance on season 16 of The Voice, as they serve as Blake Shelton’s advisors during the Battle Rounds. All totaled, Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn will appear on the next four episodes of the hit singing competition. You can tune in to watch starting at 8 p.m. ET tonight on NBC.…... Read More

'American Idol' kicks off Hollywood Week with emotional outbursts -- and a medical emergency

American Idol’s Hollywood Week kicked off Sunday night with two rounds of cuts, as judges Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie begin to whittle down the 175 finalists. First RoundThe first hour saw the contestants performing brief solos for the judges. Many of the standouts from the audition rounds…... Read More

Nashville notes

Dan + Shay are donating the proceeds from the merch sales at their Thursday night show in Omaha, Nebraska to the American Red Cross, to help with flood recovery in the Midwest. Alabama's Randy Owen was recently honored with the Heart of an Eagle Award by the Boy Scouts of America at a luncheon…... Read More

We are the world: Luke Bryan circles the globe with "American Idol"

Even though Luke Bryan is in his second season of American Idol on ABC, the Georgia native says he's still trying to wrap his mind around the global reach of the show. "We were doing American Idol liners the other day," he explains, "and I was like, 'Hey, I'm Luke Bryan, and if you're turning in…... Read More

Garth Brooks breaks concert records in Arizona, with "Fun" coming in June

Garth Brooks wore a custom-made Arizona Cardinals jersey Saturday night as he played State Farm Stadium near Phoenix. During the show, the man whose number he’d been wearing -- #11 wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald -- came onstage to present him with a shirt of his own, according to the Arizona Republic. This time, the…... Read More

Brothers Osborne brings "I Don't Remember..." to daytime TV

John and TJ Osborne must be creatures of the night. Believe it or not, Brothers Osborne has never performed on national TV during the day, but that’ll soon change on April 2. That’s the day the CMA and ACM Vocal Duo of the Year will make their debut on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. They’ll sing their…... Read More

Want to know what's up with Midland? Just call "Mr. Lonely"

If you want to hear a preview of Midland’s new single, all you need to do is call Mr. Lonely. The lead single from the trio’s forthcoming sophomore album is, in fact, called “Mr. Lonely,” and you can -- quite truthfully -- text or call to get a sneak peak. The…... Read More

Old Dominion, Cole Swindell, LOCASH, Midland and more are ready to Party in Sin City

The party leading up to the 54th Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas is getting bigger. Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott, Old Dominion, Cole Swindell, Midland, LOCASH, Deana Carter, Lindsay Ell, and Tenille Townes are joining the lineup for the 7th ACM Party for a Cause. The weekend’s worth of events kicks off Friday, April 5 with ACM…... Read More

Country star trivia

Thirty-eight years ago this week, Willie Nelson topped the country chart with this heavenly tune. Can you name his hit from the Honeysuckle Rose soundtrack? ANSWER: "Angel Flying Too Close to the Ground." Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.... Read More

Jimmie Allen gave "American Idol" his "Best Shot," before finding success nearly a decade later

Jimmie Allen and Scotty McCreery toured together earlier this year on Scotty's Seasons Change trek, but that's far from the only thing the two chart toppers have in common. Their relationship actually goes all the way back to 2011, the year Scotty won American Idol. It turns out Jimmie was…... Read More

Nashville notes

 Kellie Pickler is nominated for Outstanding Informative Talk Show Host at this year's Daytime Emmys, alongside her Pickler & Ben partner, Ben Aaron. Dustin Lynch will celebrate the chart-topping success of "Good Girl" Monday at an invitation-only party in downtown Nashville.  "Good Lord," the new single from newcomer Abby Anderson,…... Read More