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(Undated) -- Lauren Alaina admits she's excited to be a Torchbearer for the upcoming Special Olympics Unified Relay Across America. The country star says the organization is very special to her, and "being involved has changed" her life." The singer is one of several celebrities...
(Undated) -- Eric Church says he didn't "The Outsiders" was the type of album that would appeal to the masses. But the country star admits he was confident he had a hit in his current single from the disc. Eric adds that he's been enjoying hearing how fans have connected with "...
(Nashville, TN) -- Sam Hunt says his upcoming tour's name comes from a line in a song he wrote a couple of years ago called "Vandalizer." The country newcomer explains that "Lipstick Graffiti" was one of several options he considered. Sam adds that he's happy with his decision...
(Undated) -- Ralph Stanley has a new album available. The bluegrass legend tells Billboard.com he's honored to release "Ralph Stanley and Friends: A Man of Constant Sorrow" in a partnership with Cracker Barrel. Ralph explains that they go together "really well" because they're "...
(Chicago, IL) -- Country stars will be headed to Chicago this summer. Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley are featured in the video announcing the inaugural Windy City LakeShake. Florida Georgia Line is joining Brad Paisley and Dierks Bentley as the headliners...
(Undated) -- Blake Shelton is furthering his acting career. TheWrap.com says the country star is on board for Adam Sandler's new movie, "Ridiculous 6." Sandler stars in the Western spoof, which he's producing for Netflix. The extensive cast also features Nick Nolte; "Twilight"...
(Undated) -- Taylor Swift has fallen victim to hackers. Tweets from the singer's Twitter and Instagram accounts Tuesday instructed her 71-million plus followers to follow the handles @lizzard and @veriuser, both of whom allegedly have ties to the hacker group calling itself the...
(Undated) -- Kip Moore is back on the road. The country star is kicking of his 2015 road work with a show in Missoula, Montana Tuesday night. He has 14 shows scheduled across the U.S. and Canada through March. Kip will also be heading overseas for a few dates this winter. He's...
(Undated) -- Fans can begin voicing their choice for the Academy of Country Music's New Artist of the Year. This year's eight semifinalists include Brett Eldredge, Kip Moore, Thomas Rhett, and Tyler Farr. Sam Hunt, Cole Swindell, Chase Rice, and the duo Dan + Shay are also up...