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The ones that got away: Miranda Lambert gets personal in her first Artist in Residence show at the Hall of Fame

For her first Artist in Residence concert at the Country Music Hall of Fame, Miranda Lambert focused on the “ones that got away,” delivering a career-spanning retrospective of songs she loves, but has rarely performed. The reigning CMA and ACM Female Vocalist of the Year started with three songs from her 2005…... Read More

Blake Shelton transforms from Sexiest Man Alive to UGLYDOLL

Blake Shelton may be People’s reigning Sexiest Man Alive, but he’ll soon be an UGLYDOLL. Blake is set to both sing and voice the character OX -- who’s the unofficial mayor of Uglyville -- in the upcoming animated feature. UGLYDOLLS is based on the popular plush toy line and will follow the free-spirited Moxy…... Read More

"She Remembers Everything": Rosanne Cash returns with a "uniquely female perspective" on new album

Rosanne Cash returns with her first new album in nearly five years this fall, as She Remembers Everything comes out November 2. The second-generation country hitmaker had a hand in writing all ten songs on the record, which includes contributions from Kris Kristofferson and Elvis Costello. Recorded in Portland, Oregon and New York City, the album…... Read More

The Man I Want to Be: Charlie Daniels honors Chris Young as a patriot at fundraising dinner

Chris Young picked up the inaugural Charlie Daniels Patriot Award earlier this week at a special fundraising dinner in Music City.   The Country Music Hall of Famer presented Chris the honor Tuesday at a sold-out event at The Palm for his Journey Home Project. "I am immensely grateful to our…... Read More

Country star trivia

This 1964 recording was the first debut single by a female artist to make it all the way to the top of the country chart. It stayed there for eight weeks, and set another record for the most weeks at #1 by a female, a title it held until Taylor Swift came…... Read More

Nashville notes

Eric Church previewed the track, "Jukebox and a Bar," from his new album, Desperate Man, for his Church Choir fan club on Wednesday. The full album arrives October 5. Blake Shelton celebrated his 24th and 25th #1 songs, "Every Time I Hear That Song" and "I'll Name the Dogs," Tuesday with a party…... Read More

Maren Morris delivers the "Rich," behind-the-scenes scoop on the Western video for her latest hit

If the town in the video for Maren Morris's latest hit, "Rich," looks familiar, it's because it's already been the home to several famous Westerns. "It was this old movie town in Tucson where they shot Three Amigos and Tombstone," Maren reveals. "It had all these movie posters that they shot at this, like, little movie…... Read More

The Chainsmokers are thrilled about their new collabo with Kelsea Ballerini: "Damn, this is exciting!"

The Chainsmokers just released their latest collaboration, "This Feeling," on Tuesday, but the feedback they're getting from fans about the song -- which features country star Kelsea Ballerini -- is blowing them away. "Damn, this is exciting!" they tweeted. "Feel like we haven’t seen a reaction to a song of ours like this since…... Read More

"10% Happier": Brett Eldredge opens up about his anxiety and how meditation helped

Brett Eldredge is baring his soul in the latest episode of the 10% Happier podcast from ABC’s Dan Harris. In the hour-long conversation, Brett opens up about his struggles with anxiety, and how meditation helped him. “For all of you who have struggled with anxiety and worries, you are not alone...” Brett tweeted. “You aren’t crazy,…... Read More

Watch now: Carrie says you can't "Cry Pretty," but Brad Paisley insists he can

If you’ve seen the CMA Awards over the past decade, you know that Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley make quite a pair. And they don’t even have to be in the same room together for Brad’s antics to kick in. Brad’s latest exploits involve the “glitter tears” Carrie sports on the cover of her Cry…... Read More

Listen now: Billy Currington gets sexy with "Bring It on Over"

Billy Currington’s leaning into his sexy side with his new single, “Bring It on Over.” “Oh baby, just wait a minute/If you’re in the bed stay in it/I’m about to dive on it it/Got to, got to get you closer/I’m about to bring it on over,” the Georgia native sings in…... Read More

It's "Simple": FGL heading to L.A. to headline "CMA Songwriters Series"

The CMA Songwriters Series is hitting the road for Los Angeles, with Florida Georgia Line set to play a special show held Wednesday, October 10 at The Novo. Corey Crowder and HARDY will join Tyler Hubbard and Bryan Kelley for the night of songs and stories, as well some special guests who write for FGL’s Tree Vibez Music. HARDY co-wrote both…... Read More

Even more "Modern Sounds in Country & Western Music": Darius Rucker leads "An Opry Salute to Ray Charles"

Darius Rucker will host a special Opry Salute to Ray Charles next month, as the Grand Ole Opry kicks off a week-long celebration of its 93rd birthday. Chris Young, Brett Eldredge, Cam, Travis Tritt, R&B legends Boyz II Men and others will join Darius for a show filled with collaborations and special performances on Monday, October 8. The…... Read More

With a little help from my friends: Chesney, Kelsea, Michael Ray and Sam Hunt help Old Dominion raise money for charity at the Ryman

Old Dominion raised $40,000 for charity Tuesday night at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium, with a little help from their friends. Kenny Chesney, Kelsea Ballerini, Michael Ray and Sam Hunt all took their turn on the historic stage, joining the guys primarily to do the hits OD wrote for them. Kenny offered “Save It for a Rainy Day,”…... Read More