Country News

46 years ago Johnny Cash released At Folsom Prison, a live album recorded at the maximum-security prison. A project that's been in the works since October 2010 has completed it's first phase of the Johnny Cash Trail and Overpass. The project will allow local pedestrians and...
(Undated) -- Blake Shelton is beginning his chart run at the top. Billboard.com says the country star's latest effort, "Bringing Back the Sunshine," is opening on the Billboard 200 at number one with first week sales of 101-thousand. Shelton is just the third country artist to...
(Undated) -- Taylor Swift is channeling Mia Farrow in "The Great Gatsby" on the new cover of "People." The star is helping to commemorate the magazine's 40th anniversary this week by recreating its first-ever cover, featuring Farrow holding a string of pearls between her teeth...
(Phoenix, AZ) -- Someone just paid a lot of money to run their fingers through Willie Nelson's hair. The country legend's braids, cut in the 1980s, were sold at an Arizona auction over the weekend for a reported 37-thousand-dollars. Guernsey's auction President Arlan Ettinger...
(Nashville, TN) -- Thompson Square's Keifer and Shawna Thompson say they're glad to be featured on the soundtrack to the new Nicholas Sparks film, "The Best Of Me." The country stars reference one of Sparks' other movies to praise his talents at grabbing an audience on an...
(Undated) -- Eric Church admits he can't pack a concert with chart-topping hits. But the country star doesn't have to. He tells Cleveland's "The News-Herald" that at his shows he'll "often get the bigger response from the more obscure the song." He says he suspects there are...
(Nashville, TN) -- Alan Jackson admits he thought he'd be lucky to just have "a hit or two," and a career that lasted "three or for years." But on Wednesday the singer is playing the first of his two Artist-In-Residence shows at Nashville's Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum...
(Undated) -- Jason Aldean says the release of his new album, "Old Boots, New Dirt," is his cue that he's ready to put his relationship scandal to rest. The country star tells "CMT Hot 20 Countdown" he has "a lot of cool things" he's "getting ready to do," and he wants to focus...
(Sydney) -- Keith Urban is being recognized in his homeland. The country star is among the nominees for the 2014 ARIA Awards, the Australian equivalent to the Grammys. Keith is in the running in two categories. His CD "Fuse is one of the five contenders for Best Country Album,...