Country News

(Nashville, TN) -- Loretta Lynn will be on hand at the Americana Music Awards as both a performer and an honoree. The country legend is slated to receive the AMA's Lifetime Achievement Award for Songwriting at the event. She's also part of an extensive lineup that also features...
(Nashville, TN) -- As The Swon Brothers' career grows beyond their Oklahoma roots, the duo is becoming more involved in the country music community. And Zach Swon says he and Colton are glad they can include their mom and dad in some of their special activities. Zach adds that...
(New York, NY) -- Little Big Town have a special show coming up next month. The country quartet will mark the arrival of their new album, "Pain Killer," with a release-day performance at New York's Best Buy Theater on October 21st. They're calling their one-off performance a "...
(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) -- 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) -- 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...