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Country star trivia

On this day in 1983, Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers were awarded platinum status for a duet single originally written by pop icons the Bee Gees. Can you guess the song? ANSWER: “Islands in the Stream.” Copyright © 2019, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.... Read More

Kelsea Ballerini, Dan + Shay and more added to West Coast portion of

Kelsea Ballerini, Dan + Shay and Blanco Brown will represent the country genre in the lineup for the West Coast celebration portion of Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2020. Kelsea, Blanco and Dan + Shay join a stacked lineup of performers for the West Coast Party, hosted by Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Ciara for the third…... Read More

Walker Hayes returns to raw, stripped-down tradition in 8Tracks Volume 3 -- Black Sheep

From his quirky musical style to his creative approach to connecting with fans, Walker Hayes has never been afraid to think outside of the box.  Now, just in time for the holidays, he’s back with his third 8Tracks installment of new and re-imagined recordings. 8Tracks Volume 3 -- Black Sheep features eight fresh tunes, including…... Read More

Country star trivia

On this date in 1998, this singer who is "Always on My Mind" was one of the honorees at the prestigious Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, D.C. Can you guess who it is? ANSWER: Willie Nelson.  Copyright © 2019, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.   ... Read More

Dustin Lynch offers up track list, new song from his upcoming album, 'Tullahoma'

Dustin Lynch has shared more details about his fourth studio album, Tullahoma, which is due out in mid-January.  The country star has revealed the full track listing for the project, which includes the current Top 5 radio single “Ridin’ Roads,” as well as the 2018 fan favorite, “Good Girl.”  The collection also…... Read More

Dan + Shay to spend

Dan + Shay will provide the entertainment at the 2020 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic, an outdoor match up between the Nashville Predators and the Dallas Stars that'll take place outdoors on New Year's Day at Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas. The duo will perform during the game's first intermission, and…... Read More

The Thing That Wrecks...

If you dive into Lady Antebellum's new album, Ocean, you'll find a collaboration with the trio's fellow CMA Vocal Group of the Year winners, Little Big Town.  "The Thing That Wrecks You" was co-written by up-and-coming female vocalist Tenille Townes. Lady A's Charles Kelley explains how the mega-duet came together.  "You know, it was a song that…... Read More

Nashville notes

RaeLynn's music video for her new single, "Bra Off," premieres today. It will make its debut on the Viacom billboards in New York's Times Square at 6 a.m. ET.  Justin Moore will host the 2020 St. Jude Golf Classic in Little Rock, Arkansas on June 15. Proceeds from the event benefit St. Jude…... Read More

Brett Eldredge to deliver holiday performances on the Today show

Brett Eldredge has booked another holiday gig.  The country crooner is set to perform on the Today show on December 16, scoring three time slots at 8 a.m., 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. This follows his set during the Christmas in Rockefeller Center special that aired on NBC Wednesday night. The TV appearances come in the midst…... Read More

Darius Rucker to perform at Daytona 500 pre-show

Darius Rucker is heading to the race track. The star is set to headline a concert before the 2020 Daytona 500 race. Titled the "Great American Race," the event marks the beginning of NASCAR's 2020 season. Darius will take the stage before the 500-mile race on February 16 at the Daytona International…... Read More

Lady Antebellum, Thomas Rhett and more join St. Jude's 2019

Thomas Rhett, Lady Antebellum and Florida Georgia Line are among the country stars supporting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital's third annual "This Shirt Saves Lives" campaign, launching today.  The campaign features a variety of celebrities donning a charcoal gray shirt with the phrase "This Shirt Saves Lives" written in white lettering, all of them posting…... Read More