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Miranda Lambert Picks Up 6 CMA Nominations

Miranda Lambert is the leader of the pack for this year’s Country Music Awards with an astounding six nominations. Two of those nominations are for her independent work, two are for her collaboration with Keith Urban on “We Were Us”, …

Blake Shelton Sings Duet With Shakira

Shakira has decided to take a walk on the country side, and has recruited fellow The Voice coach Blake Shelton to help her. Shelton was approached by Shakira when she decided she wanted to shake it up a little bit …

Willie Nelson to Achieve 5th-Degree Black Belt

After being inducted into the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame Friday night to much fanfare, country music legend Willie Nelson is also set to receive his 5th-degree black belt in martial arts at the age of 80. Nelson will …

Kevin Sharp Dies: Country Music Star Was 43

Country singer Kevin Sharp has died at the age of 43. The singer was best known for his debut album Measure of a Man. According to Sharp’s official website the singer died on Saturday April 19 at 10 pm PST. …

Glen Campbell Enters Alzheimer’s Facility

Glen Campbell has suffered from Alzheimer’s for about three years now, and last week the 78-year-old country music legend was transferred to an Alzheimer’s facility. Best known for his huge country hits including Rhinestone Cowboy, Wichita Lineman, and Gentle On …

Carrie Underwood Is Still Country’s It Girl

It’s no secret that Carrie Underwood is county music’s glam icon. The 31-year-old American Idol alum is constantly at the top of the charts and winning awards, all while proving to be one of the industry’s top fashion and beauty …

Tim McGraw And Faith Hill Perform Duet At ACM Awards [Video]

Last night was the big night for country music, and the ACM awards provided a variety of entertainment from multiple stages. One of the sweetest performances was arguably the one that took place between husband and wife Tim McGraw and …

Blake Shelton Sets Record For No.1 Singles On Billboard Country Airplay Chart

He has quickly become one of the most popular and successful male country performers, and Blake Shelton recently set the record for No.1 singles on the Billboard airplay chart for country music. Blake Shelton is set to co-host the Academy …

LeAnn Rimes Hurts Her Jaw During Show, Unable To Perform Encore

It is not often that a musician will injure themselves during a concert, but LeAnn Rimes fell victim to a jaw injury following her show last night. While she has likely giving her fans some jaw-dropping performances throughout her career, …

Tammy Wynette’s Name to be Restored to Her Grave

Tammy Wynette, one of country music’s best-known artists and biggest-selling female singers just had her stage name restored to her grave, after the name on the crypt was changed to Virginia W. Richardson in 2012, 14 years after the icon’s …

Sara Evans Set for Seventh Album Release

Sara Evans will release her seventh album this coming week–her first in almost three years. Called Slow Me Down, the record features eleven songs, one of which–the title track, actually–is one of the best country singles for 2013. It hit …

Miranda Lambert Going ‘Platinum’ in June

Miranda Lambert has completed her new album, Platinum, the highly anticipated follow-up to her smash album Four The Record, which will be released June 3. This is the first solo album in more than two years for the CMA-award-winning country …

Miranda Lambert Reveals Release Date Of New Album, Displays Cover

Miranda Lambert went on Good Morning America this morning and shared some important details regarding her latest album, which will be released later this year. The much-anticipated album will be her fifth release. The country singer is one of the …

Carrie Underwood Discusses Females In Country Music, Reveals Her Favorite Newcomers

It was not that long ago that Carrie Underwood was considered an up-and-coming artist in the genre of country music, and now she is able to discuss how she feels about the other females that are entering the spotlight, and …

Garth Brooks Ireland Concerts Sell Out Quickly

Fact: people in Ireland like country music. Another fact: they really, really like Garth Brooks. Tickets for three Garth Brooks comeback concerts set to play in the Emerald Isle at Croke Park sold out in about an hour and a …

Kacey Musgraves Surprises Everyone With Big Grammy Wins

Kacey Musgraves may just be the newest and best thing to happen to country music in the past year. She is an emerging country artist, and was nominated for Best New Artist, along with several other awards. She picked up …

Trace Adkins Enters Rehab After Brawl On Cruise
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Country music superstar Trace Adkins checked himself into a rehab facility this morning after allegedly getting into a brawl with an impersonator, while he was celebrating his birthday, on a seven-day country music cruise, for Norwegian Cruise Lines. Adkins was …

Trace Adkins Being Treated For Alcohol Abuse

They say “once an alcoholic, always an alcoholic.”  After 10 years of sobriety, country music hitmaker Trace Adkins has checked himself into a rehabilitation center after falling off the wagon. His spokesman made the announcement on Thursday. The 52-year-old country …

Jennifer Nettles Releases New Album
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Jennifer Nettles, the talented performer who made a name for herself as part of the country duo Sugarland, has spent four years working on a solo project. The project, which is titled That Girl was released on January 14th and …

Jennifer Nettles: New Album is Stripped Down and Emotional

Jennifer Nettles’ debut solo album “That Girl” released Tuesday, and early reviewers say the songs are stripped down and full of emotion. The album, which was four years in the making, has been compared to the work of Carole King …

Lucy Hale Talks About Her New Country Album

Who knew that Pretty Little Liars star Lucy Hale would debut her first country music song and album this year? Hale dropped her first single You Sound Good to Me on January 7, and it is already ranked #2 on …