| Apr 30, 2013
| 3:27 PM
HBO is backing a new four-hour documentary on Frank Sinatra being touted as “the definitive portrait of our era’s greatest performer." The miniseries will be directed by Oscar-winner Alex Gibney.
The untitled film is a collaboration...
| May 9, 2013
| 6:23 AM
Tim McGraw is 45 years old, has produced 33 No. 1 country singles and for more than a decade has branched into acting and performing with other musicians, including Nelly and Tony Bennett. Yet despite having gone down more avenues than most country...
| May 10, 2013
| 1:59 PM
When your opening song is "Green Grass Grows" and the closer is "Live Like You We're Dying," you can sandwich whatever else in the middle and still have one of those (special) nights.
For Tim McGraw, that stuff in the middle was mostly quality, and...
| May 23, 2013
| 9:40 AM
When he calls in from the road while on tour, on the drive back to his tiny hometown of Jefferson, Ga., country singer-songwriter Brantley Gilbert is busy trying to avoid his wedding planner.
He knows it's not right, and he knows that, eventually, she...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 2:13 PM
The hottest ticket of the Cruzan Amphitheatre’s Country Megaticket this year also proved to be the last of the series, with Luke Bryan packing them in Saturday.
The show sold out in one hour when tickets went on sale in July 19, and the...
| 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-...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 10:24 AM
Miranda Lambert, Tim McGraw and Keith Urban lead the pack of nominees at this year's Academy of Country Music Awards.
Lambert and McGraw each earned seven nominations. Lambert is competing in the female vocalist of the year category for her eighth...