Country News

(Nashville, TN) -- The Academy of Country Music is getting its own "NOW" album. The two-disc "NOW That's What I Call ACM Awards 50 Years" features music spanning the decades. It's organized in reverse chronological order, with Disc One packed with hits from 1990 to the present,...
(Undated) -- Jason Aldean and Florida Georgia Line are on board for the upcoming iHeartRadio Music Awards. The country stars are among the first confirmed performers for the event. They're part of a lineup that also features Kelly Clarkson, Madonna, and Sam Smith, as well as...
(Nashville, TN) -- Eric Church says he sees no need to sugar coat things. And the country star is very blunt about describing his latest single, "Wrecking Ball." Eric admits that he hates "innuendo" and when "people get cute." He says he's 36, not 12, and sees no need "to...
(Nashville, TN) -- Kenny Chesney admits he doesn't know why he and Grace Potter make such great duet partners. But the country star says he's glad she joined him for his current single, "Wild Child." Chesney adds that he believes Potter, like many of his female fans, embodies...
(Undated) -- Luke Bryan is celebrating his final "Spring Break." The country star's last release in the series, "Spring Break...Checkin' Out," arrives Tuesday. The set features five new songs along with all the tracks from his 2014 EP, "Spring Break 6...Like We Ain't Ever." Last...
(Undated) -- Keith Urban is hitting late-night TV. The country star will be a guest on Tuesday's installment of "Jimmy Kimmel Live." Keith will appear as part of the "American Idol" cast, along with fellow judges Harry Connick Jr. and Jennifer Lopez and host Ryan Seacrest. But...
(Nashville, TN) -- New mom Carrie Underwood admits that having just grown up with sisters it's a bit intimidating to be raising a little boy. But the country star says husband Mike Fisher's experience with his siblings and their kids will help. She also doubts being a first-time...
(Undated) -- "The Voice" hopeful Meghan Linsey admits "some people are questioning" if she really deserves to be on the show. The former Steel Magnolia singer tells Billboard.com it wasn't easy for, after her brief successful run with the duo, to accept that "The Voice" could be...
(Tulsa, OK) -- Texas-born Miranda Lambert says her parents taught her to "be proud of where you come from." The country star tells Oklahoma's "Tulsa World" it's for that reason she'll "always be very proud of being a Texan." But the singer says that doesn't taint how she feels...