Miranda Lambert Debuts New Song, ‘Mama’s Broken Heart’ [VIDEO]
Miranda Lambert‘s upcoming release, ‘Four the Record,’ already has one hit single in ‘Baggage Claim’ and the album won’t even reach stores until November. But that doesn’t mean she can’t already be thinking about the set’s second single — or share a potential contender with fans at a recent show.
New Big & Rich Album Is ‘Inevitable,’ Says John Rich
It’s been more than four years since Big & Rich released their last album, and the years since have seen both Big Kenny and John Rich start successful solo careers — but from all the fun they’ve been having on this year’s reunion tour, it’s obvious they missed making music together. Seeing Big & Rich back on stage raises the natural question of whether or not they’ll return to the studio f
Martina McBride to Headline Grand Ole Opry Concert for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
The color pink isn’t something most people normally associate with the Grand Ole Opry, but in October, to help spread awareness of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, country’s most venerable institution will be going pink for the third straight year. Martina McBride has been announced as the headliner for the third annual Opry Goes Pink concert, to be held October 22 in support of Women Rock for the C
Miranda Lambert Reveals ‘Four the Record’ Track Listing
Sony Music Nashville Miranda Lambert unveiled the cover of her new album, ‘Four the Record,’ last week, but she wasn’t finished teasing details of the hotly-anticipated project. One good turn deserves another, after all — so Lambert followed her cover reveal by releasing the ‘Four the Record’ track listing.
Brad Paisley Is Inspired By Eminem and Kanye West
The top of the country singles charts is familiar territory for Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood — their duet ‘Remind Me,’ currently number one, is his 20th chart-topper, and her 14th. But even if the song produced predictable results for the duo, it started with a burst of unusual inspiration. As Paisley tells it, the idea for ‘Remind Me’ came from watching the sort of character acting commonly
Kelly Clarkson Says She’d Record with Miranda Lambert and Adele
The last time Kelly Clarkson cut a duet with a country star, the result was her number one hit with Jason Aldean, ‘Don’t You Wanna Stay,’ so it’s only natural that, during a recent Web chat, she was asked if she’d consider teaming up with any other artists. As it turns out, Clarkson had already considered the question — and she’d love to return to Nashville for a duet with Miranda Lambert. Read Mo
Randy Travis Says He Was a ‘Deer in the Headlights’ Early in His Career
When you’ve enjoyed a quarter century of success as illustrious as Randy Travis has, you’ve earned the right to pause and take a look back — and Travis did it in style with this year’s star-studded ‘Anniversary Celebration,’ which united some of music’s biggest stars in celebration of his first 25 years as a recording artist. Now promoting the release of his Brad Paisley duet, ‘Everything and All’
Pistol Annies’ ‘Hell on Heels’ Debuts on Top of Billboard’s Country Albums Chart
Turns out those Pistol Annies are pretty good shots — after setting their sights on chart domination, they delivered with one of the year’s most impressive debuts. The trio’s first album, ‘Hell on Heels,’ emerged on top of Billboard’s Country Album charts in its first week, moving enough units to also earn a number five debut on the overall Top 200.
Ty Herndon Reveals Plans for New Albums
After letting personal problems derail his career for most of the aughts, Ty Herndon made a triumphant return with 2007′s ‘Right About Now,’ and he’s kept going strong since. Herndon’s comeback, which continued with 2010′s ‘Journey On,’ should only gain momentum in the coming months because his plans include the completion of his seventh studio album, as well as another collection of Christmas fav
Taylor Swift Beats Out Paul McCartney for July Concert Crown
Time will tell if we’ll still need her when she’s 64, but last month, Taylor Swift was the biggest concert draw in the land — selling even more tickets than Paul McCartney. According to numbers released by the ticketing service TicketsNow, Swift accounted for an amazing six percent of system-wide sales, good enough to place her sixth on the all-agency list of events for the month.
Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift Lead 2011 Teen Choice Award Nominations
They might not be as prestigious as the Grammys or the Oscars, but the Teen Choice Awards are a lot more fun — and they’ve just announced their nominees for this year’s ceremony. Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift lead the pack, with five and six nominations, respectively. Other stars boasting multiple nods — drawn across the pop culture spectrum, including movies, music, television, fashion, and sport
The Band Perry Gets Song Advice from Tim McGraw
It’s an old music business saying that you get your whole life to write the songs for your debut album, and then you get six months to put together the follow-up. But if you have to write on the clock, you might as well have an expert set of ears listening to the results, right? The Band Perry has had an opportunity to do just that — while writing and rehearsing new material on the road with Tim M