| Sep 20, 2013
| 11:34 AM
"Only Prettier," "White Liar" and "Gunpowder & Lead" ooze with attitude, and Miranda Lambert acknowledges that she knows how to fire up a crowd. But she also is proud of how she can calm one down.
"As much as I love some of the midtempo songs I have...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 10:42 AM
The Jewish Mother in Virginia Beach has announced a pair of unusually high-profile shows. Trail-blazing funk freakazoid Bootsy Collins will play there Nov. 1. Virginia's own bluegrass pioneer Ralph Stanley will bring his Clinch Mountain Boys to the club...
| Sep 17, 2013
Catching up on last week’s Country Music Awards nominations, two things become obvious: Allentown Fair in the past three years has offered just about every one of the biggest names in country music. And you don’t have to be a......
| Sep 10, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Veteran Taylor Swift and newcomer Kacey Musgraves are tied with six nominations apiece to lead the 2013 Country Music Assn. Awards, which will be announced Nov. 6 in Nashville.
Swift is vying again for the CMA's top award of entertainer of the year, the...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 9:17 AM
Luke Bryan made the invite, and fans responded. The country star's "Crash My Party" landed at No. 1 on the U.S. pop charts this week and caused quite the celebration in doing so.
"Crash My Party" sold 528,000 copies for the week ending Aug. 18,...
| Aug 12, 2013
Taylor Swift performed two songs for "CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock" on ABC Monday (Aug. 12) -- "Red" and "Highway Don't Care," the latter of which she was joined on by Tim McGraw and Keith Urban....
| Jul 12, 2013
| 1:26 PM
As country star Randy Travis recovered from Wednesday's emergency surgery in the wake of a stroke brought on as a complication of his congestive heart failure, celebs in Nashville and beyond were sending their thoughts and prayers.
While no new...
| Jul 1, 2013
As America celebrates its 237th birthday over Fourth of July 2013, television networks will again have several programs of all types airing during the holiday, which falls on a Thursday this year but will perhaps carry over through the weekend for...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 1:43 PM
It was a meeting made in country music fan heaven as Taylor Swift teamed with not one but two of country's biggest male heartthrobs — Tim McGraw and Keith Urban — at the 2013 CMA Music Festival this week in Nashville.
The occasion was a...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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| May 29, 2013
| 8:46 AM
For Tim McGraw, the process of selecting songs for an album and picking movie scripts is no different. He must respond to the material on a basic emotional level.
"I have to take an intellectual cap off and wait to be hit viscerally," McGraw, the 46-...