Country News

(Nashville, TN) -- Keith Urban says they did something a little different with the "American Idol" audition process this time around. The country star explains that the judges were able to meet some of the hopefuls, which he found helpful in deciding who should get that Golden...
(Nashville, TN) -- Jerrod Niemann says he's proud of his charity, Free The Music USA. The country star admits he's excited about distributing the musical instruments that have been donated to his organization. Through Free The Music USA, Niemann has been collecting and...
(Undated) -- Lady Antebellum will be on hand for the People's Choice Awards. In addition to performing at the ceremony, they're up for an award. The trio has a bid for Favorite Country Group, facing The Band Perry, Florida Georgia Line, Rascal Flatts, and Zac Brown Band for the...
(Memphis, TN) -- Elvis Presley fans are gathering in Memphis to celebrate the King's birthday. On Thursday, the late rock icon would have turned 80, but the festivities are beginning a day earlier. On the eve of the anniversary, Presley's Graceland mansion will host a special...
(Undated) -- Brad Paisley is back at number one. Billboard.com says his latest single, "Perfect Storm," has reached the top spot on the Country Airplay chart, becoming the 19th time he's led the list. It also ends a chart-topping drought for the singer. A decade ago Brad...
(Undated) -- Tim McGraw calls his new single a "classic great country song." The singer tells "Billboard" that "Diamond Rings and Old Barstools" is one of those songs that has "a little bit of country nostalgia, but also a modern edge," and "allows you to dig in." He adds that...
(Undated) -- Blake Shelton is making his "Saturday Night Live" debut in a big way. The country star has been tapped to be the host and musical guest for the January 24th episode of the NBC sketch comedy series. Only a handful of other musicians have done double duty on the show...
(Undated) -- Lady Antebellum is packing its "Compass" and other big hits for a long road trip this summer. The trio has announced plans to launch a 65-city trek with Hunter Hayes and newcomer Sam Hunt joining the lineup. Lady A will kick things off February 28th with a swing...
(Nashville, TN) -- Reba McEntire is pleased with her latest release. The country star says she was instantly drawn to her new single, "Going Out Like That." "Going Out Like That" is the lead-off single from Reba's upcoming album. The disc is her first project under her new label...