When Dierks Bentley, his band and crew recently took a break from tour rehearsals for HQ, Bentley was not ready. Not emotionally, intellectually or technologically. Just about a year ago, Bentley announced that he was getting rid of his smartphone in favor of a flip phone. At the time, he'd said that he didn't want... » [...]
Thu, Apr 26, 2018
On Sunday night (April 29), after Lee Brice, Brett Young, Kane Brown and Aaron Watson play for the Stagecoach fans out in Indio, California, Garth Brooks will have the honor of closing out the three-day festival with the last show on the last night. And since Brooks hasn't really covered the fair and fest territory... » [...]
Wed, Apr 25, 2018
A laurel and hearty toast (apologies to Blazing Saddles) to Jason Aldean's Rearview Town, which debuts this week at the top of both Billboard's country albums chart and The Billboard 200 all-genres rankings. That amounts to a heap of golden fleece. Embedded from cache.vevo.com. Thumbs thrust skyward, too, in tribute to Bebe Rexha & Florida... » [...]
Wed, Apr 25, 2018
What's the one thing that could make a flawless show even more perfect for Cassadee Pope? Well, having her girls up there singing with her, of course. On Tuesday night (April 24), when Pope previewed new music live in Nashville, she called on her squad to join her onstage in a show of their mutual... » [...]
Wed, Apr 25, 2018
God bless the parents out there who hang on to all your stuff even after you move out, and then send it to you when you're ready for a trip down Memory Lane. Carly Pearce's parents did just that, and when they recently sent her an old letter she'd written to her future self, she... » [...]
Wed, Apr 25, 2018
If you think the idea of a Jason Aldean and Miranda Lambert duet sounds familiar, you're right. The two stars collaborated about nine years ago, on the Brett James and Hillary Lindsey penned “Grown Woman” from Aldean's Relentless album. So much has changed for both of them since 2007, but guess what. Their voices still... » [...]
Tue, Apr 24, 2018
The numbers are in, and Kenny Chesney's latest stadium tour is adding up to be one of his biggest, heaviest, longest and loudest. And then some. “All I want any time I get on a stage is to turn peoples' bad days into something great, and take their great days and make them everything you... » [...]
Tue, Apr 24, 2018
Some people might see a blank sheet of paper as a clean slate. But some look at it a little more warily; like how it represents a song you haven't written or an idea you haven't come up with. So do singer-songwriters in country music ever worry about running out of song ideas? [...]
Tue, Apr 24, 2018
It's interesting to know what country fans will ask their favorite artists when left to their own devices. There were plenty of those — fans, devices and fans using devices — at Houston Station Nashville on Monday (April 23) for an intimate Q&A and jam with Keith Urban to ring in the release week for... » [...]
Tue, Apr 24, 2018
From a love worth fighting for to a love that never dies, even a love of the open road, these four artists are keeping love and joy at the center of their latest videos. Julia Cole Embedded from media.mtvnservices.com. It happens to every couple at some point — life starts to get in the way... » [...]
Tue, Apr 24, 2018