Country News

(Undated) -- Luke Bryan continues to help kids from rural families in the Southeast get an education. The country star is launching the sixth edition of his "Farm Tour" with a show in Knoxville, Tennessee Wednesday night. Over the course of the eight-date run Bryan will also...
(Nashville, TN) -- Lady Antebellum's Charles Kelley says the group really stretches musically on their new album, "747," which he says was inspired by a loved one. The country star explains that his wife is "brutally honest," and as they were working on the project she told him...
(Undated) -- Alabama's Randy Owen says one track on their new album is very personal to the group. The country star tells Billboard.com "Raising Alabama" was inspired by the deadly tornadoes that ripped through their home state in 2011. He admits "living through that changed...
(Nashville, TN) -- "Nashville" star Lennon Stella admits she has no control over the show's storyline. But she says she hopes the writers don't create a wedge between her and her on-screen sibling, who's played by her actual sister, Maisy. Lennon says she can imagine a plot...
(Los Angeles, CA) -- Glen Campbell's new documentary, "I'll Be Me," has sparked a lawsuit. Deadline.com says the production and media company known as the Record Company is accusing the singer of breech of contract, claiming he violated the terms of an exclusive agreement to "...
(Nashville, TN) -- Michael W. Smith admits he's proud of his new holiday album. But he says it's the stars who joined him on the project that truly make it great, explaining that each of them really delivered. But Carrie Underwood, who is featured on the song "All Is Well,"...
(Phoenix, AZ) -- Some of Waylon Jennings' famous friends left him some nifty items over the years. And by the end of next weekend, some of those items, and others that belonged to the late country singer himself, will be in someone else's care. Guernsey's President Arlan...
(Undated) -- Taylor Swift is not afraid to call herself a feminist. During an appearance on a French Canadian talk show, the star mentioned Emma Watson's recent speech at the United Nations and had kind words for how the actress reached young women. The singer says she's tuned...
(Nashville, TN) -- Dierks Bentley says he's "totally blown away by the outpouring of support" he received this year for his "Miles & Music For Kids" event. The country star's annual benefit brought in its biggest total to date. He raised 335-thousand-479-dollars for Monroe...