Eric Church ‘Speechless’ After Receiving Five 2012 CMA Awards Nominations
Breakout country star Eric Church leads the pack in this year’s CMA Awards nominations, receiving an astonishing five nods. Now the singer has issued a statement about the exciting news, saying, “I’m truly speechless.”
Keith Urban to Teach High School for a Day
You can add “educator” to Keith Urban’s resume. The country singer-songwriter and guitarist has agreed to take part in a program in which he will teach a group of Nashville-area high school students.
Appeals Court Judges Question Lawyers in Tim McGraw Lawsuit With Curb Records
A panel of three judges with the Tennessee Court of Appeals questioned lawyers for country superstar Tim McGraw and his former record label, Curb Records, as part of an ongoing lawsuit in a court session in Nashville on Friday (July 27.)
LeAnn Rimes Wraps Work on New ‘Spitfire’ Album
Country star LeAnn Rimes has completed recording her upcoming album, ‘Spitfire.’ The singer shared the good news with her fans in a series of Twitter posts on Wednesday (July 18).
Toby Keith’s ‘Red Solo Cup’ Becomes Singer’s All-Time Best-Selling Single
Never underestimate the power of partying. Toby Keith’s party-hearty anthem ‘Red Solo Cup’ has been certified double platinum by the RIAA after selling two million digital downloads, which also makes it Keith’s career top seller. The news comes just six months after the song was certified as the first platinum single of his career in January.
Tracy Byrd and Wife Injured in Car Accident
Country star Tracy Byrd and his wife Michele were injured in a car accident in Texas on Tuesday afternoon. According to 12 News Now in Beaumont, Department of Public Safety Trooper Stephanie Davis said the ‘Keeper of the Stars’ singer and his wife were driving northbound on Highway 69 in a Ford Excursion shortly after 1PM, when a woman driving a Toyota going southbound turned left onto 327 and
‘We Walk the Line: A Celebration of the Music of Johnny Cash’ Coming to CD and DVD in August
Legacy Recordings will release ‘We Walk the Line: A Celebration of the Music of Johnny Cash’ on CD and DVD on Aug. 7. The all-star concert offers fans a richly diverse tribute to the musical legacy of the legendary Man in Black.
Tim McGraw Issues Clarifying Statement Regarding Curb Lawsuit Ruling
Despite a press release to the contrary on Thursday, country superstar Tim McGraw is not still under contract to Curb Records, and no legal finding has been made that he owes the label another album, according to a spokesperson for the singer.
Alan Jackson to Celebrate July 4th With Military Families
Country music superstar Alan Jackson will help some deserving military families celebrate July 4th a little bit early this year. According to a post on Jackson’s website, the singer is slated to perform this coming Saturday (June 30) at Fort Sill, Okla. to kick off the military installation’s patriotic festivities.
Kenny Chesney’s ‘Welcome to the Fishbowl’ Debuts as Top Country Album
Just when you think Kenny Chesney can’t get any hotter, he goes and proves you wrong. The country superstar’s new album ‘Welcome to the Fishbowl’ debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart, selling more than 193,000 units in its opening week according to Nielsen SoundScan. ‘Fishbowl’ is Chesney’s eleventh straight album to debut in the top position.