May, 2010

 

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  • Jessica Gertler
    05/31/2010

    County Music is alive and stronger than ever, proven by the Recording Industry of America's latest certifications. Lady Antebellum, Sugarland and Zac Brown Band lead the latest list of certifications...

  • Leigh Durbin
    05/28/2010

    Wynnona Judd and Cracker Barrel Old Country Store have partnered to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project. A line of Wynonna inspired products is available at Cracker Barrel. Proceeds from the Wynonna line will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project...

  • Kristina Carrodeguas
    05/28/2010

    Well, Miranda Lambert has done it again. This year’s Cause for the Paws event, held on May 15, raised $91,000 through...

  • Leigh Durbin
    05/28/2010

    Darryl Worley will be featured on the Crook & Chase Countdown Memorial Day Edition...

  • Webb
    05/28/2010

    Bill Anderson, The Whites, Old Crow Medicine Show among performers...

  • Stephanie Myers
    05/28/2010

     Artists line up to bring help to service members stationed overseas...

  • Stephanie Myers
    05/28/2010

     Rocky Lynne makes a tribute to overseas service members this Memorial Day holiday...

  • Webb
    05/28/2010

    There'll be live singin', home cookin', and family fun down on the farm.  At least that's what they say...

  • Laura Monday
    05/27/2010

    Reports of overdose or attempted suicide have not been confirmed…

  • Webb
    05/27/2010

    Presenters include Paula Deen, Kara Dioguardi, Terrell Owens, Hayden Panettiere, Richard Petty, Kenan Thompson, Trisha Yearwood and Zac Brown Band...

  • Jacob Ryan
    05/27/2010

    Lynyrd Skynyrd announces release of live concert recording in anticipation of upcoming tour with Bret Michaels and .38 Special.

  • Jacob Ryan
    05/27/2010

    Lady Antebellum is giving fans who missed out on tickets to the groups fan club party a chance to give aid to the flood recovery effort in Nashville.

  • Alexis Gonzalez
    05/27/2010

     
    Taylor Swift has donated tickets to her sold out Washington, DC concert on June 1 to Musicians On Call, while Clay Walker will host the 4th Annual Country Weekly Fashion Show and Concert...

  • Alexis Gonzalez
    05/27/2010

    Wiregrass high school seniors headed to BamaJam on Gilley's tab...

  • Laura Monday
    05/27/2010

    Little Big Town has attended “Little White Church” weddings during their Country Throwdown tour and had a special job…

  • Kristina Carrodeguas
    05/26/2010

    Dickens and Houser were aboard the inaugural flight from Nashville to Panama City Beach... 

  • Kristina Carrodeguas
    05/26/2010

    In addition to flooding damage to instruments, the Hall of Fame is also temporarily homeless... 

  • Alexis Gonzalez
    05/26/2010

    Bice's appearances include a visit to the American Idol season finale...

  • Alexis Gonzalez
    05/26/2010

    Users can even see their royalty statements from their mobile phone...

  • Webb
    05/26/2010

    Chris Young among those to take the stage...

  • Laura Monday
    05/26/2010

    Despite losing everything in the recent Nashville flooding, Brad Paisley kicked-off his H2O World Tour last weekend. The tour played to 42,000 fans in Virginia Beach and Washington, D.C…

  • Leigh Durbin
    05/26/2010

    The Band Perry’s newest video for “If I Die Young” debuted on Great American Country Television on Tuesday, May 24. The video for the former iTunes "Single of the Week" will be shown exclusively on GAC for the remainder of the week...

  • Andrea Nourse
    05/26/2010

    Country legend Emmylou Harris and superstar Faith Hill join a laundry list of celebrities who will pay tribute to Sir Paul McCartney next month...

  • Stephanie Myers
    05/25/2010

    Vince Gill, Brad Paisley and others will kick off the Opry's 85th birthday celebration...

  • Alexis Gonzalez
    05/25/2010

    Second album could be out by the end of the year...

  • Jacob Ryan
    05/25/2010

    Jackson performed a tribute concert for the lost miners and rescue workers...

  • Andrea Nourse
    05/25/2010

    Their hunting trip will appear on Cook's TV show, 'Gone Country'...

  • Webb
    05/25/2010

    Vince Gill, Brad Paisley and other stars are on this weeks roster...

  • Andrea Nourse
    05/25/2010

    Country Music star, actress, author and Broadway composer Dolly Parton recently sat down with media mogul Oprah Winfrey to discuss marriage, her career and the one thing she never leaves home without...

  • Webb
    05/25/2010

    Troubled Country singer Mindy McCready has been hospitalized in Fort Myers, Fla. The rehabilitating artist was taken to the hospital after her mother called 911 for a possible pain killer overdose...

  • Stephanie Myers
    05/25/2010

    The Academy of Country Music's Brooks & Dunn tribute concert, which aired on CBS, held its own against the series finale of ABC’s Lost and the live season finale of NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice...

  • Laura Monday
    05/24/2010

    Look for new album and tour dates this summer…

  • Leigh Durbin
    05/24/2010

    The Nashville establishment is set to reopen June 4...

  • Andrea Nourse
    05/24/2010

    Williams' seventh album will be out this week...

  • Leigh Durbin
    05/24/2010

    Gatlin fills in for a vacationing Don Imus...

  • Laura Monday
    05/24/2010

    In between songs during his May 20 Washington, D.C., sold-out show, Dierks Bentley shared with his audience that he met with President Obama earlier in the day and gave the president a special gift.…

  • Andrea Nourse
    05/24/2010

    Over the weekend, Trace Adkins performed his new single, "This Ain't No Love Song," at the 59th annual Miss USA Pageant. Despite being surrounded by 50 of America’s most beautiful women, Adkins wasn’t impressed by the winner of the pageant ...

  • Leigh Durbin
    05/21/2010

    The season four winner will perform her latest single on the Idol stage...

  • Kristina Carrodeguas
    05/21/2010

    Adkins will serve as the guest speaker at the ceremony...

  • Kristina Carrodeguas
    05/21/2010

    McBride signs with Morris Artist Management...

  • Stephanie Myers
    05/21/2010

    The show will collect non-perishable food items for Nashville's Second Harvest Food Bank...

  • Webb
    05/21/2010

    Laura Bell Bundy, Joey + Rory, Charlie Pride and more...

  • Lisa Ann Schleipfer
    05/21/2010

    The second annual Guitars of the Stars Benefit Auction will take place Friday, June 11, to benefit the Opry Trust Fund, earmarked for the victims of this month's flooding in Tennesseee. Guitars from Alan Jackson, Georne Jones, Rascal Flatts and others are featured in the auction...

  • Lisa Ann Schleipfer
    05/21/2010

    Country Music superstars Carrie Underwood and Brooks & Dunn have teamed up with ACM Lifting Lives to help send funding to the newly created ACM Lifting Lives Temporary Home Fund. The fund will help support the families that have been affected by the floods in Middle Tennessee...

  • Alexis Gonzalez
    05/20/2010

    Morgan will serve as spokesperson for military support organization...

  • Alexis Gonzalez
    05/20/2010

    4th of July Celebration in Nashville also features Julianne Hough…

  • Lisa Ann Schleipfer
    05/20/2010

    McCready lost custody of her four-year-old son in 2007...

  • Kristina Carrodeguas
    05/20/2010

    "Pretty Good at Drinkin' Beer" is the first new song from Currington since 2008...

  • Webb
    05/20/2010

    Nan Kelley hosts, Chris Young among performers...

  • Laura Monday
    05/20/2010

    Uncle Kracker has had a successful run on Country radio with his latest song, “Smile,” and he is planning to release countrified versions of his songs on a new EP. This new set of songs, titled Happy Hour: The South River Road Sessions, will be made available later in May…

  • Lisa Ann Schleipfer
    05/20/2010

    The recently-engaged Miranda Lambert is cleaning house, and she has started with a pair of pet donkeys on her Oklahoma farm...

  • Kristina Carrodeguas
    05/20/2010

    The CBS Television network will be hosting ACM Presents: Brooks & Dunn – The Last Rodeo tribute concert this weekend. The concert will air Sunday, May 23, at 8 p.m. EST. Several big-name artists will be performing, including Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban and others...

  • Alexis Gonzalez
    05/19/2010

    Enter 'Track and Tunes' sweepstakes for a chance to meet Rucker...

  • Laura Monday
    05/19/2010

    Miranda Lambert put on a concert to benefit The Humane Society of East Texas. She also spills a secret about the proposal…

  • Kristina Carrodeguas
    05/19/2010

    Barry Bales, bass player for Alison Krauss & Union Station, releases instructional DVD...

  • Kristina Carrodeguas
    05/19/2010

    Bice will make several tv apperances to promote him new album, '3'...

  • Laura Monday
    05/19/2010

    Season 3 features White at the Country Radio Seminar and more…

  • Andrea Nourse
    05/19/2010

    After spending the last several weeks regrouping after the devastating floods hit Nashville, Brad Paisley is gearing up to kick off his highly anticipated H2O tour. The tour's first stop will take place in Virginia Beach this weekend and will feature music and a water festival...

  • Bob Doerschuk
    05/19/2010

    Thousands of fans gathered to experience Tim McGraw’s “Southern Voice” tour on the stage. But movie fans can see ii too in McGraw's new movie with Gwyneth Paltrow, "Love Don't Let Me Down"...

  • Laura Monday
    05/19/2010

    Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley and Zac Brown Band will hit the stage at the 2010 CMT Music Awards on Wednesday, June 9, at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Kid Rock will host the ceremony at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena and will also perform…

  • Andrea Nourse
    05/18/2010

    The comedian will co-emcee the event with Toby Keith...

  • Andrea Nourse
    05/18/2010

    Sponsors will do more than give financial support at this year's festival...

  • Webb
    05/18/2010

    Eric Church, Charlie Daniels Band to perform...

  • Andrea Nourse
    05/18/2010

    Sunday night's star-studded Music City Keep on Playin' fundraiser raised more than $1.7 million for Nashville flood relief. Stars like Nicole Kidman, Keith Urban and Brad Paisley manned the phones and performed during the telethon...

  • Andrea Nourse
    05/17/2010

    The two Taylors are up for an MTV Movie Award for their kiss in 'Valentine's Day'...

  • Laura Monday
    05/17/2010

    A three-day celebration of Rogers will feature interviews with Dolly Parton, Lionel Richie and others…

  • Andrea Nourse
    05/16/2010

    Several sentimental and historical artifacts of country music were damaged during the massive flooding that affected Nashville. The Grand Ole Opry is working to preserve the heart and sole of country music as it recovers from the devestating floods ...

  • Andrea Nourse
    05/16/2010

    Country superstar Taylor Swift will add another "first" to her long list of record-breaking success: she will become the first Country Music songwriter to win the Hal David Starlight Award at the Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremony in June...

  • Andrea Nourse
    05/16/2010

    Several sentimental and historical artifacts of Country Music were damaged during the massive flooding that affected Nashville. The Grand Ole Opry House was just one of the buildings damaged by the flooding on May 1 and 2 and is working to preserve as many artifacts as it can...

  • Stephanie Myers
    05/14/2010

    The Country Throwdown Tour will donate $.50 of every merchandise sales dollar...

  • Stephanie Myers
    05/14/2010

    "Letters for Lyrics" campaign aims to deliver one million letters to U.S. soldiers...

  • Lisa Ann Schleipfer
    05/14/2010

    Judd plays herself on this weekend's episode of Lifetime drama Army Wives...

  • Kristina Carrodeguas
    05/14/2010

    30 minute special features clips of the 2010 CMA Music Award nominees... 

  • Webb
    05/14/2010

    Andy Griggs, Ricky Skaggs and more this weekend...

  • Lisa Ann Schleipfer
    05/14/2010

    Maxim magazine, known for its sultry covers and risqué photo shoots, released its annual "Hot 100" issue this week, and Country Music stars Julianne Hough and Taylor Swift have made the cut...

  • Kristina Carrodeguas
    05/14/2010

     Miranda Lambert will host her third annual Cause for the Paws event on Saturday, May 15, in Tyler, Texas. Money raised benefits the Humane Society of East Texas, which has become a no-kill shelter thanks to fund raised from Lambert's past events...

  • Kristina Carrodeguas
    05/13/2010

    Kristofferson also has an acoustic tour set for summer and fall…

  • Irene Lee
    05/13/2010

    Donations will directly help fisherman, shrimpers and wetlands…

  • Irene Lee
    05/13/2010

    Dave Rawlings, Ryan Bingham, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Patty Griffin lead nominees...

  • Webb
    05/13/2010

    Newly-engaged Blake Shelton to perform...

  • Kristina Carrodeguas
    05/13/2010

    Dierks Bentley said the devastation and turmoil of the Nashville floods is helping to bring the Middle Tennessee community together. He realized just how much of an effect the flooding had when he went to help Charles Kelley of Lady Antebellum pump approximately two feet of water from his home...

  • Lisa Ann Schleipfer
    05/13/2010

    The Sing Me Back Home: A Journey Through Country Music exhibition is getting a boost this week as The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum announced updates to the exhibition that include Jamey Johnson, Brad Paisley, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban...

  • Lisa Ann Schleipfer
    05/13/2010

    Singer/songwriter Darius Rucker has announced the premiere of "Darius and Friends," a benefit concert to take place in Nashville on Monday, June 7. The performance will take place at The Wildhorse Saloon, and all proceeds from tickets sales will benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital...

  • Kristina Carrodeguas
    05/12/2010

    Stars such as Vince Gill, Brad Paisley and others to perform despite flooding...

  • Andrea Nourse
    05/12/2010

    Church will offer fans a rare and unique experience on this summer's Country Throwdown Tour...

  • Laura Travis
    05/12/2010

    Stuart attempts to write a new chapter of traditional Country Music...

  • Andrea Nourse
    05/12/2010

    Showcases in Nashville feature international artists...

  • Laura Travis
    05/12/2010

    The 2010 CMT Music Award nominees were revealed on People.com yeseterday by Laura Bell Bundy and Evan Farmer. Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood lead the nominations with three each...

  • Kristina Carrodeguas
    05/12/2010

    There is a small group of elite Country Music artists reserved for those with chart-topping prowess. Joe Nichols is now a proud member of that group this week with his latest single, “Gimmie That Girl”...

  • Andrea Nourse
    05/11/2010

    From "Gettin' You Home" to "The Man I Want to Be," Chris Young does it again...

  • Irene Lee
    05/11/2010

    Johnson joins a star studded line up for Chely Wright’s benefit concert…

  • Stephanie Myers
    05/11/2010

    The Grascals will make their debut on NPR this weekend...

  • Webb
    05/11/2010

    Fast-rising group takes in stride the fact that their label went under shortly after the release of their debut album...

  • Webb
    05/11/2010

    George Jones, Martina McBride and others will perform...

  • Andrea Nourse
    05/11/2010

    Ladies it’s official, Blake Shelton is off the market after proposing last weekend to his girlfriend of five years, Miranda Lambert. Shelton popped the question while the two were in the woods near their Tishomingo, Okla., home...

  • Irene Lee
    05/11/2010

    Faith Hill and Tim McGraw are bringing together Country Music’s biggest names for “Nashville Rising: A Benefit Concert for Flood Recovery.” More than a dozen music stars are confirmed to perform at the concert, including Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood and Brooks & Dunn…ÔĽŅ

  • Andrea Nourse
    05/11/2010

    Soundcheck, a popular storage facility for Nashville’s top artists, was one of the casualties of last Saturday’s devastating flooding in Middle Tennessee. Soundcheck houses musical instruments and concert equipment for some of Nashville’s biggest names, including Brad Paisley, Taylor Swift and Keith Urban...

  • Jessica Gertler
    05/10/2010

    President Barach Obama called Paisley to check up on his Opry friends affected by the Nashville flood...

  • Jessica Gertler
    05/10/2010

    Brad Paisley, Keith Urban among artists who have lost music equipment and gear...

  • Laura Travis
    05/10/2010

    Celebrities that participated include Alison Krauss, Phil Vassar, Keith Urban and others...

  • Jessica Gertler
    05/10/2010

    While taking a break from her Fearless tour, the multi-platinum-selling Taylor Swift has been keeping busy through volunteer efforts and a new album. During a Vince Gill telethon, Swift gave $500,000 to Nashville flood relief and she's also been working on her third album, which features a few familiar themes...

  • Laura Travis
    05/10/2010

    GAC recently announced the first national telethon and concert event to raise money to aid victims of last weekend’s flooding disaster in middle Tennessee. The event, titled Music City Keep on Playin', which will feature Brad Paisley, Lady Antebellum and others, will air commercial-free on GAC...

  • Laura Travis
    05/10/2010

    In years past, CMA has donated 50 percent of its proceeds from CMA Music Festival to Metro public school's music education programs. This year, CMA will donate the remaining 50 percent of the proceeds to The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee to benefit flood victims...

  • Stephanie Myers
    05/07/2010

    Chely Wright alleged Rich made a anti-gay comment to her years ago...

  • Irene Lee
    05/07/2010

    The Opry House may be flooded, but the show goes on at other Nashville venues…

  • Webb
    05/07/2010

    Alan Jackson, Brad Paisley are among the performers this week...

  • Stephanie Myers
    05/07/2010

    Jimmy Wayne, who was in foster care himself as a teenager, was recently named the National Celebrity Spokesperson for the FosterClub, the national network for young people in foster care...

  • Irene Lee
    05/07/2010

    Underwood takes over CMT this weekend for the world premiere of her brand new video, “Undo It.”  The video will debut during a half-hour special CMT Premieres: Carrie Underwood “Undo It"…

  • Amanda Duckworth
    05/06/2010

    Bryan's first 'Tonight Show' appearance will air May 11…

  • Courtney Drake
    05/06/2010

    The duo will participate in the build in the fall of this year...

  • Irene Lee
    05/06/2010

    Nelson cancels shows due to a torn rotator cuff...

  • Webb
    05/06/2010

    The show will go on as scheduled at the Ryman Auditorium...

  • Lisa Ann Schleipfer
    05/06/2010

    It's the prize of all prizes, a chance to win a pair of tickets to CMA Music Festival for a lifetime. The CMA Music Festival Lifetime Ticket Giveaway sweepstakes features two tickets in LP Field's lower level, currently valued at $200.00 per ticket...

  • Lisa Ann Schleipfer
    05/06/2010

    Taylor Swift discusses her future family with InStyle magazine. The Country Music starlet said she loves talking to children and would "love" to be a parent after she's had more world experiences...

  • Irene Lee
    05/06/2010

    Chely Wright held a 9-millimeter gun in her mouth and was close to pulling the trigger when she had second thoughts that led her to put the gun down. Wright feared losing her Country Music career if her homosexuality became public…

  • Amanda Duckworth
    05/05/2010

    Live concert footage, unreleased songs,and performances by various artists featured…

  • Amanda Duckworth
    05/05/2010

    Wicks gives rumored Hough boyfriends advice on dating the 21-year-old…

  • Sarah Norton
    05/05/2010

    Moore pranked Paisley during their last tour and is worried about the repercussions...

  • Sarah Norton
    05/05/2010

    The former NFL star used some of his experience for inspiration on his new album...

  • Amanda Duckworth
    05/05/2010

    With the historic Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville under a significant amount of water due to record flooding over the weekend, performances for the Opry are being moved to various venues around Nashville…

  • Sarah Norton
    05/05/2010

    Country Music star Jimmy Wayne, a former foster care youth, was the honored guest of California Assembly member Jim Beall on Monday in observance of May as National Foster Care Month...

  • Amy Brownfield
    05/04/2010

    Commitment is the theme of the new song and contest...

  • Stephanie Myers
    05/04/2010

    Wright said she hid her sexual preference for her music...

  • Irene Lee
    05/04/2010

    Strait tells Texans not to litter…

     

  • Amy Brownfield
    05/04/2010

    After the destruction and devastation of the Nashville flood, many Country Music stars have been majorly affected. Dierks Bentley had to cancel two shows of his Up On The Ridge Tour, while Naomi Judd’s buffalo are roaming free…

  • Amanda Duckworth
    05/04/2010

    Swift was also listed as one of Time magazine's most influential people in the world...

  • Stephanie Myers
    05/04/2010

    Vince Gill and Brad Paisley are among the artists who will perform in Nashville on Tuesday, May 25, to celebrate the 85th birthday of the Grand Ole Opry. The Country Music stars, along with Ricky Skaggs and Steve Wariner, will perform an all-star guitar jam to officially launch the months-long celebration for the Opry...

  • Irene Lee
    05/04/2010

    Kenny Chesney’s No Shoes Radio has teamed up with Hooters to launch a national sweepstakes for the chance to win a pair of tickets for Chesney’s July 2 show at the Joint at the Vegas Hard Rock…

  • Webb
    05/03/2010

    The show is scheduled to go on after intense flooding in Nashville...