Blake Shelton Takes ‘Over’ No. 1 Slot on Country Singles Chart for Second Week
Blake Shelton is not quite finished with being No. 1 right now. This week, his latest single, ‘Over,’ once again locks in the top slot on the Billbaord and Mediabase/Country Aircheck charts.
Tim McGraw Says Giving Homes to Veterans Left an ‘Indelible Mark’ on Him
This past weekend was bittersweet for Tim McGraw, as he completed his mission of giving mortgage-free homes to veterans in need in each city on the Brothers of the Sun Tour.
Jake Owen to Headline 2012 CMT Tour With Love and Theft, Florida Georgia Line
Jake Owen has been named the headliner of the this year’s CMT on Tour package, which will also feature rising stars Love and Theft and Florida Georgia Line as supporting acts. The 2012 CMT on Tour: The Summer Never Ends trek is set to kick off on Oct. 10 in New York City and wrap on Dec. 15 in Owen’s hometown of Vero Beach, Fla.
Trace Adkins Cancels Washington Concert in Light of Devastating Wildfires
Due to the devastating wildfires spreading throughout the state of Washington, Trace Adkins‘ concert scheduled for Friday (Aug. 17) at the Swiftwater Cellars Amphitheater in Cle Elum has been canceled.
Dwight Yoakam Performs ‘Nothing But Love’ on ‘The Tonight Show’
Dwight Yoakam showed everyone he still has what it takes to be one of country music’s most notable stars with his performance this week on ‘The Tonight Show With Jay Leno.’ On Wednesday (Aug. 15), Yoakam gave his fans and peers a first taste of what they can expect from his forthcoming studio album, ’3 Pears,’ with a flawless performance of his song ‘Nothing But Love.’
Dolly Parton Celebrates Gold-Selling Album ‘An Evening With … Dolly’
It’s hard to believe that Dolly Parton experienced a first in her career last week, so deep into the legendary singer’s success in country music. Friday morning (Aug. 10), Parton’s label — Dolly Records — earned its first gold-selling album for her Cracker Barrel double-disc, ‘An Evening With … Dolly.’ In addition to it being the first big-selling album for her record label, it was also the first
Kip Moore Ready to ‘Bring the Heat’ to Eric Church’s Blood, Sweat and Beers Tour
If you were to ask Kip Moore about his 2012 at this point, he wouldn’t argue that it’s been the best year of his life and career. But it’s about to get a whole lot better this fall when he hits the road with Eric Church on his Blood, Sweat and Beers Tour, also featuring Justin Moore.
Jason Aldean Says Stadium Tour Is ‘Next Logical Step’
Jason Aldean is at the top of his game right now, the proof being in his recently sold-out stadium show at Crew Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. While the remainder of 2012 consists of arena shows on his My Kinda Party Tour, Aldean says to expect bigger and better soon — maybe as soon as next year.
Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw Brothers of the Sun Tour Sells One Million Tickets
As expected, the Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw trek, the Brothers of the Sun Tour, has surpassed the one million mark in ticket sales. The tour launched in June and has quickly become one of the summer’s hottest shows, regardless of genre. Pollstar recently named the tour as the highest-grossing trek of the summer, topping other big name artists including Roger Waters, Coldplay and the Dave Matthew
Josh Turner Set to Release New Album ‘Live Across America’ on August 27
Josh Turner fans will soon be able to get their hands on a new full-length album from their favorite deep-voiced singer. But it’s not a typical studio album that Turner will be releasing exclusively through Cracker Barrel Old Country Stores across the country. The 12-track ‘Live Across America’ album, available on Aug. 27, will be all live songs.
Kelly Clarkson Feels Carrie Underwood Would Make Perfect ‘American Idol’ Judge
With the music world buzzing about who should fill in the shoes of Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler as judges on ‘American Idol,’ many stars are giving their two cents on their picks.
Colt Ford Guest Stars on truTV’s ‘Lizard Lick Towing’ Tonight
This evening (Monday, July 23), Colt Ford will make a special appearance on truTV’s hit series, ‘Lizard Lick Towing.’ During the episode, which airs at 10PM ET, Ron Shirley pulls a hilarious prank on his best friend Bobby, which involves his favorite country star, Ford.