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Eric Church doubles down to set a stadium record this Saturday in Nashville

This Saturday, Eric Church will become the first solo artist ever to headline Nashville’s Nissan Stadium alone, without an opening act. As he’s done on the previous stops on his Double Down Tour, the North Carolina native will deliver three hours of music, all by himself. It’s the first time in the…... Read More

Lady A creates a magic moment in Vegas with "What If I Never Get Over You"

Lady Antebellum had a minor technical difficulty this weekend during their residency at The Pearl Theater at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas -- but it very well may have been the highlight of their whole show. As the trio was doing their new single, “What If I Never Get…... Read More

Jon Pardi wants you to take your "Heartache Medication"

Jon Pardi is offering a big dose of “Heartache Medication.” That’s the title of his new single, his new tour, and his new album, which will be out September 27. You can stream or download the new song now. "The single 'Heartache Medication' has an 80’s George Strait 'Fool Hearted Memory' feel to it, and…... Read More

"Love Ain't" is #1 for Eli Young Band

Eli Young Band achieves the fourth number one of their career so far this week, as “Love Ain’t” ascends to the top of the chart. "Getting back here to the top again is a blessing that both country music fans and country radio have given us. We do not take this for granted,”…... Read More

Zac Brown Band, Carly Pearce and Kelly Clarkson to play for race fans before the Indy 500

This Saturday, Zac Brown Band will entertain race fans at the annual Legends Day concert at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. “Closer to You” hitmaker Carly Pearce will open the show. The yearly event takes place the day before the 103rd Indy 500 on Sunday, with current and past drivers signing autographs on Saturday as well.…... Read More

Mitchell Tenpenny makes a date with the Opry

“Alcohol You Later” hitmaker Mitchell Tenpenny is set to return to the Grand Ole Opry on Wednesday, June 26. The Nashville native made his first appearance on the legendary stage back in February. You can check out that night in the newest installment of the YouTube series My Opry Debut. Next month, Mitchell’s…... Read More

Country meets metal, as Devin Dawson and HARDY map out "God's Country" for Blake Shelton

Blake Shelton's top-ten hit, "God's Country," was co-written by "All on Me" hitmaker Devin Dawson and "Rednecker" singer HARDY.  "God's Country" fuses HARDY's hardcore country leanings with Devin's love for heavy metal. Before his country career, Devin was in the metal band Shadow of the Colossus.  Devin says "God's Country" is reminiscent of Johnny Cash's Nine…... Read More

Country star trivia

Though this 1999 inductee into the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum was born Harold Jenkins, he was better known by his stage name. Can you name the legend whose first number one was the pop hit "It's Only Make Believe?" ANSWER: Conway Twitty. Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights…... Read More

Party with Hardy! Laine beats Alejandro Aranda to win 'American Idol'

The votes are in, and our new American Idol is -- Laine Hardy. This season came to a close with an epic three-hour finale Sunday night, complete with a real-time vote that whittled the finalists from three down to two, until finally the winner was crowned. After the first round…... Read More

How Dan + Shay brought Rascal Flatts "Back to Life" on tour

Rascal Flatts kicked off their Summer Playlist Tour this weekend in Cincinnati, St. Louis, and Chicago. In the coming weeks, Billy Currington, Lee Brice, LOCASH, Jordan Davis, Morgan Evans, and Jimmie Allen will join them at different times on the trek. Last summer, the trio took Dan + Shay on tour. It's quite a successful partnership, since Shay Mooneywrote the Rascal…... Read More

Nashville notes

Alabama's Jeff Cook is one of the celebrities who'll play in Chris Young's 3rd Annual Th3 Legends Cast for a Cure Big Bass Tournament June 1 on Old Hickory Lake near Nashville. Legendary fishermen Bill Dance, Jimmy Houston and Roland Martin will also be there to help raise money for…... Read More

Trisha's tailgating and kicking off season 14 of her "Southern Kitchen" on Saturday

On Saturday, Trisha Yearwood will relive her recent twentieth anniversary as a member of the Grand Ole Opry on the season 14 premiere of her cooking show on Food Network. On the menu for the episode: Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes, Chicken Pot Pie Burgers, Pepper Jack Cheese Straws, and Caramel Peanut Butter…... Read More

When was "The Last Time" you saw Darius with Hootie? Your chance is coming Tuesday

Darius Rucker may be taking a little break from his country career these days to reunite with Hootie & the Blowfish, but next week, he’ll be back together with a couple of his comrades from Music City. Darius is bound to bump into both Blake Shelton and Taylor Swift when he and The Blowfish perform next…... Read More

Walker Hayes' "Don't Let Her" is an emotional love letter to his wife

Walker Hayes has tackled a wide variety of topics in his songs. His breakthrough “You Broke Up with Me” dealt with his struggles in the music business. “Craig” was about a friend who helped him out when he needed it, and “90's Country” name checked his heroes and favorite tunes. Now,…... Read More