Country News

(Nashville, TN) -- Pistol Annies' Angaleena Presley will be busy over the next few days. The country star is slated to take part in several events at the Americana Music Festival, which officially begins Wednesday in Nashville. But the singer-songwriter tells "Country Weekly"...
(Undated) -- Dierks Bentley says "What Was I Thinkin'," -- his debut single and first number one hit -- was "huge," telling CMT.com it was "an incredible way to get the party started." But the country star believes his most recent chart-topper, "Drunk on a Plane," is "possibly...
(Undated) -- Taylor Swift is getting some award recognition overseas. The country-pop superstar is among the nominations for the upcoming MTV Europe Music Awards, with bids in two categories. She's up against Beyonce, Katy Perry, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj for Best Female...
(Nashville, TN) -- Radney Foster is praising "the power of social media." The country star announced Monday on Facebook that ten of his guitars and a custom amplifier had been stolen from a storage facility on Nashville. He posted a rundown of the instruments, including...
(Nashville, TN) -- Tim McGraw says he believes his new album, "Sundown Heaven Town," spans his catalog in terms of style. The country star explains that some tracks are reminiscent of his older hits while others sound more current, and seem to hint at what's to come. Tim...
(Nashville, TN) -- George Strait is sharing the final show of his "Cowboy Rides Away" tour with an even larger audience -- everyone -- with his new CD. The country great's star-packed concert in Arlington, Texas last June drew a record crowd, which George admits made him nervous...
(Nashville, TN) -- Opry star George Hamilton the Fourth remains hospitalized after suffering a heart attack. A post on the country singer's website says he's "resting comfortably," but is "in critical condition." The message adds that George and his family "greatly appreciate"...
(Undated) -- Pistol Annies' Angaleena Presley is sharing one of the tracks from her upcoming solo album. She debuted the song "Grocery Store" Monday on RollingStone.com. Angaleena says the idea for the song came to her during one of her many trips to the grocery store while she...
(Nashville, TN) -- Darius Rucker is getting into a Christmas mood with his next release. "Home For The Holidays" is the singer's first collection of seasonal material. The 12-track set features such classics as "White Christmas," "I'll Be Home For Christmas," and "Winter...