Country News

(Undated) -- Thomas Rhett admits that when he was a kid he didn't really like his dad "forcing" him to listen to the Rolling Stones or the Allman Brothers Band. The country star tells CMT.com that as a nine-year-old, when Will Smith was topping the chart, "you don't think The...
(Nashville, TN) -- Shania Twain says her new CD and DVD, "Still The One Live From Las Vegas," isn't a collection of highlights. The country star calls it a "super live" release, explaining that it was all filmed at one show. She says different features of the concert made it...
(Undated) -- American country stars are wrapping up their festival run in Europe. C2C: Country To Country will come to a close this weekend with performances in the UK and Ireland. Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Lee Ann Womack, and Brandy Clark will perform in London on...
(Nashville, TN) -- Wade Hayes is touring this year. But he's not playing music at every appearance. The country star -- a stage four colon cancer survivor -- is receiving invitations from cancer organizations to share his experience. Wade admits it's not the easiest thing for...
(Undated) -- Zac Brown Band has a new album on the way, which they'll promote on NBC's "Saturday Night Live" this weekend. The country group as well as this week's host, actor Chris Hemsworth, are making their debut on the sketch comedy series. Zac Brown Band will use their...
(Undated) -- Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, and Miranda Lambert are just a few of the stars on board for this year's ACM Party for a Cause Festival. Academy of Country Music CEO Bob Romeo says in honor of the ACM's 50th anniversary this year's charity event will be bigger...
(Nashville, TN) -- Chris Young is extending his global exposure. The country star has added dates to his 2015 A.M. World Tour, including his first-ever shows in Asia, performing at military installations. He'll make his debut in Pohang, South Korea on March 17th. The singer will...
(Undated) -- Little Big Town's Phillip Sweet says he's excited to be back on the road. The country singer tells the "Savannah Morning News" he loves touring, because it's a chance to take "what is creative and perform it live." He also admits that he loves "to see people respond...
(Nashville, TN) -- Maddie & Tae have settled on a name for their upcoming debut album -- "Start Here." Maddie Marlow admits she and Tae Dye "had so many names," including phrases from song lyrics and song titles. She says they even considered making it a self-titled project...