Country News

(Houston, TX) -- Eric Church is set to launch RodeoHouston. The country star is making his debut as the opening night performer Tuesday at the 2015 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. He's also the first of a number of country stars on board for this year's event. Hunter Hayes,...
(Nashville, TN) -- Gary Allan wrote his latest single, "Hangover Tonight" with Chris Stapleton and Jesse Frasure. But the country star explains that the writing session stemmed from a mix-up. But Gary says the songwriting collaboration wasn't his idea. He recalls that his...
(Nashville, TN) -- Wade Hayes admits he was battling cancer, and undergoing chemotherapy when he wrote many of the songs on his new album, "Go Live Your Life." But the country star says the disc isn't packed with heavy, introspective material. Wade says he had a hand in writing...
(Nashville, TN) -- Darius Rucker says the use of the word "money" in his latest single, "Homegrown Honey," wasn't an arbitrary choice to rhyme with "honey." The singer explains that to call a woman "money" is to say she "looks really good," and is "all that and a bag of chips."...
(Nashville, TN) -- Country newcomer Mickey Guyton is logging another career milestone. She'll be making her national television debut as a guest on ABC's "Good Morning America" this Friday. The singer will perform her debut single, "Better Than You Left Me" on the show. But...
(Undated) -- Tim McGraw says he has a great deal of admiration and respect for Glen Campbell. The country star tells "USA Today" he believes it "took a lot of guts" for Glen to go public with his Alzheimer's diagnosis, and to share how he wrapped up his career while battling the...
(Undated) -- Brantley Gilbert says in some ways a tour is a tour, whether it's across the U.S. or across the ocean. The country star tells Billboard.com he doesn't think touring internationally is "so much different as much as it's just a wider audience." He adds that he...
(Undated) -- Brad Paisley, Florida Georgia Line, and Hunter Hayes are getting recognized for their efforts on YouTube. The country stars are among the 50 winners of the YouTube Music Awards 2015, which acknowledges "artists with the biggest growth in views, subscribers and...
(Austin, TX) -- Toby Keith and Little Big Town are helping Jack Ingram help others. Keith is slated to headline the opening night Gala of the two-day Mack, Jack, and McConaughey benefit, supporting Ingram's charity with actor Matthew McConaughey and retired University of Texas...