| 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...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 12:52 PM
Country singers Miranda Lambert and Tim McGraw led the nominations for the Academy of Country Music Awards on Wednesday with seven nods apiece, and Australian singer Keith Urban followed with six nominations.
Lambert joins her husband Blake Shelton,...
| 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
| Feb 7, 2014
An artist who once held the record for the quickest sellout of an Allentown Fair show is coming back, the fair just announced. Country singer Tim McGraw, whose 2005 Allentown Fair show sold out in less than an hour and......
| Feb 28, 2014
A music artist whose every album has reached No. 1 on the country chart and whose last three have also topped the general music charts will headline a grandstand show at Allentown Fair, it was just announced. Lady Antebellum, the......
| 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'...
| Apr 27, 2013
Three decades ago, an east Texas singer named George Jones took on an impossibly melodramatic, shamelessly sentimental song about a man who desperately clutched at lost love until his dying breath.
His 1980 recording of "He Stopped Loving Her Today"...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 12:41 PM
The last weekend of March offered up a bunch of TV events, but you ain't seen nothing yet. April 2013 brings showers of season and series premieres, finales and films to add to the already launched new seasons of "Game of Thrones," Doctor Who" and others....
| 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...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 7:24 AM
The Farm Bureau Live amphitheater in Virginia Beach announced two concerts this week: Maroon 5 and Kelly Clarkson on Sept. 8 and ShaggFest featuring rappers J. Cole and Pusha T on June 15.
Adam Levine's Maroon 5 tops the bill of a Honda Civic tour...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 4:56 AM
Spanish actress Sara Montiel is dead at 85, Don Draper is having a depressing time of things, and a nice German man has invented a faster way to apply contraception. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for Monday, April 8, 2013.