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Maddie & Tae invite young cancer patient to CMA Awards

Maddie & Tae had a very special evening planned for one young fan at Wednesday night's CMA Awards. The singers invited five-year-old cancer patient Caroline Lantz and her family to attend Country Music's Biggest Night. In partnership with Aflac, the country duo surprised Caroline, who is a pediatric cancer patient at Monroe Carell…... Read More

Kelsea Ballerini will be hosting her first Thanksgiving this year

Kelsea Ballerini will host her first Thanksgiving dinner at her home in Nashville next week with husband Morgan Evans. "I will be learning how to baste the turkey,” she tells People. “Wish me luck!” While she describes Morgan as a "great cook," he recently became a vegetarian, which leaves cooking the turkey up…... Read More

Dylan Scott releases new single "Nothing To Do Town"

Dylan Scott returns to country radio with a new, feel-good single called "Nothing To Do Town." The singer co-wrote the song with John Taylor and Matt Alderman, and in it, he sings about a small town that's "a little town square /middle of nowhere /ain't even big enough to be a map dot." "I'm…... Read More

Garth Brooks promises his 2019 trek will be the "tour of a lifetime"

Garth Brooks is gearing up to spend 2019 on the road as part of his stadium tour and he promises it will be a good time. “Everything’s startin’ to fall into place,” he shared earlier this week on “Inside Studio G” on Facebook. “I’ll tell you right now – it’s going…... Read More

Keith Urban reflects on losing his childhood home in a fire

Keith Urban knows all too well what many people in California are going through as the wildfires engulf the state. While at school as a child, his home burnt down. “When I was 10, our house burned down, so I know that feeling of losing your house," he told Extra TV ahead of…... Read More

Kenny Chesney adds dates to Songs for the Saints 2019 tour

Kenny Chesney has extended his Songs for the Saints 2019 Tour. The intimate trek will see the singer performing on smaller stages to bring the songs from his latest album to life. “We have played the stadium in Louisville several times, but in really looking at this notion, I wanted to…... Read More

Country star trivia

This artist holds the record for the most CMA Entertainer of the Year wins, with six. Can you name him? ANSWER: Garth Brooks. Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.... Read More

Sit down at "Martina's Table" on Sunday, just in time to learn her Thanksgiving secrets

Sunday on Food Network, Martina McBride's new cooking show, Martina's Table, premieres at 12 p.m. ET. "It's a Thanksgiving episode, so I make a turkey," the four-time CMA Female Vocalist of the Year explains. "I'm not gonna tell you my turkey secret," she teases. "You have to tune in to see it.…... Read More

Dylan Scott headlines Bayou Stock, as he invites fans to check out his "Nothing to Do Town"

Thanksgiving isn't until next week, but Dylan Scott is already thinking about Christmas. The "My Girl" hitmaker heads back home to Louisiana to put on a charity concert Saturday to make the yuletide a little brighter for some local kids. "Bayou Stock! Yes!" Dylan explains. "So my first year is this year.…... Read More

Nashville notes

Brandon Lay has been named one of Vevo's DSCVR Artists to Watch campaign. The eclectic list includes 19 other artists, from many different musical genres, who the video platform believes will break through in 2019. Voting for the Country Radio Seminar's 2019 New Faces of Country Music Show is officially open.…... Read More

Garth Brooks on his new song for Trisha Yearwood: "The song is so 'me' and how I feel...that it's scary"

Garth Brooks debuted a brand new song called "Stronger Than Me" on the CMA Awards Wednesday evening. A song about his wife, Trisha Yearwood, who happened to be sitting in the front row, Garth admits that the decision to debut the track was a bit daunting. "This song is so ‘me,’ and how…... Read More

Brett Eldredge, Martina McBride & more to help light NYC's Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and several country stars will help celebrate the occasion by taking part in the annual lighting of New York City's famed Rockefeller Center Christmas tree. Brett Eldredge, Marina McBride and Kellie Pickler will help kick off the holidays with performances on NBC's Christmas in Rockefeller Center, airing on…... Read More

Brad Paisley, Keith Urban & more country stars reflect on Roy Clark's passing

The country world lost a beloved member of its community today when Roy Clark died of pneumonia, and now many of his fellow country stars have issued statements or taken to their socials to express their sadness at his loss. A Country Music Hall of Fame inductee and Grand Ole Opry member,…... Read More

After skipping CMA Awards, Vince Gill postpones concert dates due to kidney stones

Vince Gill was scheduled to perform on Wednesday's CMA Awards with Ricky Skaggs but had to cancel his appearance because he's being treated for kidney stones. The two singers and longtime friends were planning on performing Ricky's "Highway 40 Blues" together, but after Vince had to bow out, Keith Urban and Brothers Osborne's John Osborne stepped in. Vince's…... Read More