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Country star trivia

Today marks the 52nd birthday of this 90s country star, known for such hits as "Better Things to Do," "Poor Poor Pitiful Me" and "When Boy Meets Girl." Can you name her? ANSWER: Terri Clark. By Cillea HoughtonCopyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.... Read More

With The (Arena) Tour on hold for now, it's dogs, babies and new homes for Dan + Shay

Dan + Shay had barely set The (Arena) Tour in motion in March before the COVID-19 pandemic brought it to a halt. While Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney desperately wanted to be on the road, they had plenty to occupy them at home. Shay's second son, Ames, was born in February, and Dan and wife Abby had just bought a new…... Read More

Nashville notes

Aubrie Sellers is releasing her three-song EP, World On Fire, on Friday. It features covers of Dwight Yoakam's "A Thousand Miles From Nowhere," "Wicked Game" by Chris Isaak, and "Somebody Was Watching" by Brenda Burns.  Roy Clark's Greatest Hits album will be released on September 18. It includes such signature tracks as "Come Live With Me," "Yesterday When I Was…... Read More

Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher are

Carrie Underwood and husband Mike Fisher enjoyed a couples' retreat this weekend with a fly fishing trip.  The former Nashville Predators hockey player shared a photo on Instagram of the happy couple out on the water with their catches of the day. A split-shot photo shows Carrie proudly displaying a fish much larger fish than Mike's --…... Read More

Tim McGraw is getting more emotional with age:

Tim McGraw is becoming more in touch with his emotions as time marches on.  "At 53, I probably don’t self-examine as much as I should, but I think I’m learning that I’m getting more and more emotional...about everything," he confesses in an interview with his label, Big Machine record Group. "And maybe…... Read More

Kane Brown says that becoming a father has taught him patience

Kane Brown has learned a valuable life lesson since becoming a father to daughter Kingsley.  In an interview with Extra correspondent and fellow country singer Jana Kramer, the "Homesick" singer reveals that patience is a quality that he didn't know he had until becoming a father.  "I'm kind of a carefree guy, I just live life -- whatever happens,…... Read More

Kacey Musgraves releases 'Golden Hour'-inspired self-care kits

Kacey Musgraves has a new creative venture for all the "lonely" people. The Grammy winning singer-songwriter has unveiled the Lonely Weekend Self-Care Kits that provide a series of relaxing activities fans can do as people remain apart during the COVID-19 pandemic.  All of the items are connected to Kacey's Grammy-winning album Golden Hour, with nods to…... Read More

Luke Combs approves of Keith Urban's cover of

Keith Urban and Luke Combs showed some love to one another on social media alongside Keith's cover of one of Luke's hits.  The 2018 CMA Entertainer of the Year took to Instagram to share a sweet acoustic rendition of Luke's heart-tugging "Even Though I'm Leaving." Perched in a sunny room with his guitar in hand, Keith delivers…... Read More

Grand Ole Opry's Circle Network to air special honoring Luke Bryan

Circle TV is planning a special celebration for Luke Bryan's new album.  The Grand Ole Opry network will present a series of programs in honor of the superstar titled Luke Bryan Lives Here on August 19.  The three-show series begins at 8:30 p.m. ET with Circle Sessions: Luke Bryan that sees the singer reflecting on his…... Read More

Country star trivia

Nine years ago today, "Remind Me," a hit duet between these two country superstars, was certified gold by the RIAA. The song also reached number one on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart and was named Collaborative Video of the Year at the 2012 CMT Music Awards. Can you name the singers?…... Read More

Rascal Flatts marks twenty years at the top with 'How They Remember You'

As Rascal Flatts celebrates two decades as a band this year, the trio's latest hit, "How They Remember You," couldn't be more appropriate, especially with the COVID-19 pandemic happening at the same time. "We felt the timing was perfect, the message was perfect at this time in this crazy madness," Gary LeVox says. "You…... Read More

Nashville notes

Stephanie Quayle is appearing on The Kelly Clarkson Show today where she'll perform her song "Whatcha Drinkin' 'Bout" from her North Carolina property, Summerfield Farms. It marks Stephanie's first national daytime talk show appearance.  Songwriter Ashley Gorley has made history as the first songwriter of any genre to have 50 number one hits to his…... Read More

Chris Janson has topped the country charts with his current single, "Done."  Co-written with Mitch Oglesby, Jamie Paulin and Matt Roy, the song is inspired by Chris' love-at-first-sight reaction to his wife Kelly, sharing in a statement that the moment he first saw her, he knew he was "done."  “This song is about knowing right then…... Read More

Carly Pearce shares vulnerability while recording new song:

Carly Pearce has learned a valuable lesson during this quarantine-stricken year -- to embrace imperfection.  In an honest Instagram post, Carly opens up about how she's often tried to live through the lens of perfection, but has learned to accept life's imperfections, leading to self-love.  "This season of life has shown me that we…... Read More