Country News

(Nashville, TN) -- Rodney Atkins is putting his best songs together in one collection. The country star is compiling his first "Greatest Hits" album. The disc opens with his first number one hit, "If You're Going Through Hell." It also includes the chart-toppers "Watching You...
(Undated) -- When it comes to this year's best country song, the fans and the critics aren't exactly seeing eye-to-eye. Kenny Chesney's "American Kids" leads "Rolling Stone's" rundown of the genre's top tunes of 2014, while it doesn't even appear on the publication's Readers'...
(Undated) -- Elvis Presley would have been a fan of "American Idol" and "The Voice." At least that's what his ex-wife thinks. Priscilla Presley admits that the music industry, and life in general, is "very different to what he was used to." But she tells the UK's "Hello!"...
(Nashville, TN) -- While some people will be out this weekend returning holiday gifts, Luke Bryan still clearly remembers the year he was more than happy with what he received. Little Big Town's Kimberly Schlapman says one of her favorite gifts was music-related. She recalls...
(Memphis, TN) -- Big & Rich is participating in the festivities this weekend surrounding the Liberty Bowl. The country duo is the headlining act for the President's Gala Dinner Dance, taking place at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee on Sunday. They'll also be honored...
(Nashville, TN) -- Eric Church says one of his holiday traditions goes back at least three generations. The country star explains that on Christmas morning, before breakfast, his grandmother would read a special Christmas story to the family. He recalls that she'd search all...
(Nashville, TN) -- Darius Rucker says his life as a touring musician influenced one of the songs on his new Christmas album, "Home for the Holidays." The singer explains that he recorded "I'll Be Home For Christmas" for his wife and children. Darius adds that "I'll Be Home For...
(Undated) -- Craig Wayne Boyd is starting his career at the top of the chart. "My Baby's Got a Smile on Her Face," the debut single from the season seven "Voice" winner, is debuting at number one on the Hot Country Songs chart. He's also just the second singer to accomplish the...
(Undated) -- Carrie Underwood says as a mom she's going to put a priority on the holidays. The country star tells CMT her family "never really stuck to the same things" when it came to celebrating Christmas, but she doesn't want her son, and any siblings he might have, to grow...