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(Nashville, TN) -- Casey James says he really appreciates the time he had on "American Idol." The country star admits it was an exhilarating experience. Casey remembers being very busy on "Idol." He says every day the finalists were doing something "crazy," that "you could have...
(Denver, CO) -- The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's John McEuan says his group has a special relationship with the state of Colorado. He tells Colorado Public Radio he's not sure if the state "adopted" the group or the group "adopted the state." The band relocated from Los Angeles to...
(New York, NY) -- Garth Brooks is seeing how much his fans appreciate his return to music. The country superstar's first album in 13 years, "Man Against Machine," has gone Platinum for sales topping the one-million mark. The disc reached the milestone in less than two months...
(Undated) -- As the NFL playoffs continue, avid football fan Tim McGraw says he thinks the Green Bay Packers might have the edge. The country star tells Billboard.com the Wisconsin team is "playing really good right now" and "Aaron Rodgers is a very good quarterback." But he...
(Undated) -- Carrie Underwood is the most successful star to come from "American Idol," at least financially. The country singer is leading "Forbes" magazine's "Top-Earning American Idols 2014" list for a second year in a row. This time around the publication credits Carrie's...
(Undated) -- Gary Allan and Tyler Farr are among the stars lending support to the Academy of Country Music's charitable efforts. The singers are on board for a series of club dates to raise money for ACM Lifting Lives. Allan will play a special show at Wild Bill's in Duluth,...
(Nashville, TN) -- Grande Ole Opry legend Little Jimmy Dickens was remembered fondly by family, friends and fans Thursday at his musical home for more than 60 years. Country star Brad Paisley was among the mourners who spoke at a service for Dickens at the Grand Ole Opry House...
(Undated) -- Eric Church is resuming his "Outsiders World Tour." The country star will launch the second leg of the trek with a show in New Orleans Thursday night. He'll play 16 shows over the next four weeks, including a two-night stand in Las Vegas on January 16th and 17th...
(Undated) -- Alan Jackson is back on the road. The country superstar is launching his "25th Anniversary Keepin' It Country" trek with openers Brandy Clark and Jon Pardi. Alan says he puts some thought into who he brings with him on the road. Alan's 23-date trek includes dates...