Country News

(New York, NY) -- New York City is gearing up for its first-ever country music festival. Live Nation Entertainment and Founders Entertainment are teaming up to launch FarmBorough. With Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan and Brad Paisley set to headline, the new festival will take place...
The CMA Awards are just 1 week away - we don't know about you, but we can't WAIT for Country Music's Biggest Night! Our very own Dave O'Brien will be heading down to Nashville next week to broadcast live and be a part of all the fun! Did you know it'll be Brad Paisley &...
(New York, NY) -- Taylor Swift says she's thrilled to be New York's new Global Welcome Ambassador. She tells CBS' "Late Show with David Letterman" she believes her extreme excitement about the city impressed local officials -- perhaps to the point of annoyment. Taylor adds that...
(Nashville, TN) -- "Nashville" star Sam Palladio says he feels very lucky to have a role on the ABC drama. The actor and singer explains that he can't think of a better way to meet his career goals. Sam, who plays Gunnar Scott on the show, adds that fans will soon get to hear...
(Nashville, TN) -- Carrie Underwood admits she tends to be drawn to material that isn't easy to sing. The country star says it's not something she can explain. Carrie says she doesn't ever set out to write a song that's tough to sing. She also admits that she's often lamenting...
(Undated) -- Kix Brooks is delving into a meaty subject. He's teamed up with the Cooking Channel for the new TV special "Steak Out With Kix Brooks." The country star tells "Billboard" that while he enjoys a good steak, his reasons for doing the show go beyond a casual interest...
(Undated) -- Country newcomer Sam Hunt is being called one of the best new country artists, which he says isn't always easy to deal with. The singer tells "CMT Hot 20 Countdown" it's "really cool to get that response." He also admits he's "feeling the pressure" when the label...
(Nashville, TN) -- Montgomery Gentry say they were honored to take part in the Grand Ole Opry's "Opry Goes Pink" breast cancer awareness show Tuesday night. It's an issue that's become personal for the country duo, since singer Troy Gentry's wife, Angie, is now battling the...
(Nashville, TN) -- Ronnie Milsap says being inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame really is something special. The singer explains that it's a permanent record of his achievement, which means a lot to him. And Ronnie has definitely earned his place in the Hall of Fame...