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(Sydney) -- Keith Urban could receive some honors from his homeland. The New Zealand-born, Australian-raised country star is among the nominees for the 2014 ARIA Awards, taking place in Sydney Wednesday night. The event is Australia's equivalent to the Grammys. Keith is in the...
(Undated) -- Jake Owen admits it was a challenge to craft a video to his latest single, "What We Ain't Got." The singer tells "Rolling Stone Country" making a clip for a song like Barefoot Blue Jean Night" is "easy," because it's "about being on the water, having fun and hanging...
(Nashville, TN) -- Tim McGraw says there are two ways his family typically celebrates Thanksgiving. "Nashville" star Chris Carmack says his family doesn't confine Thanksgiving to the fourth Thursday in November. He says his relatives all "flock to the East Coast" and "eat and...
(Nashville, TN) -- Tracy Lawrence says his Mission Possible Turkey Fry has definitely grown over the years. The country star tells Nashville's WSMV TV his effort to help feed some of city's homeless began in 2006 with "about ten or 12 fryers." But he says at his 9th annual event...
(Nashville, TN) -- Kenny Chesney is getting a special honor at next month's American Country Countdown Awards. The singer will receive the Groundbreaker Award, which acknowledges the effort, innovation, and creativity he's put into his tours. Kenny calls it "humbling to be...
While known for his summer anthem’s and laid back beach tunes, Jake Owen’s new video for ‘What We Ain’t Got’ is achingly soft and moving. The video features Jake singing, as well as several real life survivors of addiction or loss. The simplicity of the video echoes the...
(Undated) -- Reba McEntire says it's again "time to Pray for Peace." She references the song she released over the summer in her Facebook message, in which she says her prayers "go out to everyone in Ferguson, MO" following Monday night's grand jury decision against charging...
(Undated) -- Garth Brooks says he could not simply conduct business as usual on Tuesday. In an apparent response to the violence that erupted in Ferguson, Missouri over the Michael Brown shooting case, the country star cancelled several TV appearances, saying in a Facebook post...
(Nashville, TN) -- Garth Brooks says listeners shouldn't expect his new studio effort to sound like a traditional country album. But the singer adds that fans shouldn't be surprised by what they hear on "Man Against Machine." Garth says he believes albums "should reflect who the...