| May 19, 2014
| 4:30 PM
It started as a joint effort by CBS and the Academy of Country Music to mount a musical salute to the troops to coincide with Armed Forces Day on May 17.
It wouldn't have been hard to find country stars willing to participate in such a special. But as...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The long battle over the rights to the Golden Globe Awards went to a federal appellate court on Wednesday, as the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. argued that a lower court erred in ruling that Dick Clark Prods. could produce the HFPA's lucrative awards...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 12:30 PM
SELLERS: Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood
LOCATION: Malibu, CA
SIZE: 4,236 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms
YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: Several months ago heavily lauded country music veterans Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood -- together...
| Jul 10, 2014
A singer who was one of the youngest country music stars ever and later developed a pop career will play a Christmas-time show at Sands Bethlehem Event Center -- her first Lehigh Valley show in 17 years -- it was......
| Apr 6, 2014
| 5:00 PM
The cowboy rides away a winner, as veteran Texas singer George Strait collected the top honor for entertainer of the year Sunday at the 49th Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas.
The fan-voted award comes as Strait is in the midst of his...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 11:45 AM
Miranda Lambert and Tim McGraw (seven nominations), and Keith Urban (six nominations) lead the pack of nominees at this year's Academy of Country Music Awards. The following is a complete list of nominees:
ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
| Jan 24, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Every Grammy Awards telecast is a production nightmare: three-plus hours of multiple live music performances, unpredictable stage antics and rambling acceptance speeches.
But this year's production, which airs Sunday night from the Staples Center in...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 11:33 AM
Almost 20 years after Joe Diffie's career peaked, and then sank, the music gods smiled on the country singer.
It came in the form of "1994," written by Thomas Rhett (Rhett Akins' son), and released by Jason Aldean as a single. "1994, Joe Diffie comin'...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 7:15 AM
Willie Nelson didn't get labeled an outlaw for nothing.
Having turned his back on the Nashville-based country music establishment that tried to reign him in as a performer in the 1960s, Nelson hit his stride in the 1970s with a series of singles and...
| May 7, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The edgeless pop-country trio Lady Antebellum is responsible for some of the smoothest, most elegantly rendered singles of the last five years: "I Run to You," "Just a Kiss" and especially "Need You Now," the 2010 smash that reached No. 2 on the Hot 100...
| May 21, 2013
| 11:58 AM
At last month's Academy of Country Music Awards, Brad Paisley performed his single, “Beat This Summer,” alongside John Mayer. The audience held up cell phones — the modern version of the lighter at concerts — that displayed bright,...