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(Undated) -- Cole Swindell says he was in a bit of an altered state shooting the video to his hit "Ain't Worth the Whiskey." The singer tells "CMT Hot 20 Countdown" they substituted tea for whiskey and water for beer because he had to "be able to perform and sing and do all that...
(Nashville, TN) -- Gary Allan admits it hasn't been easy for him to navigate the evolving sound of country music. The singer explains that as he's worked on his next album, it's been a challenge to maintain his integrity as an artist. Gary adds that he's disappointed that the...
(Glendale, AZ) -- Luke Bryan says he discovered early on that he "wasn't an athlete," and likely wasn't going to become a professional baseball player. The country star tells CSNChicago.com he went to high school with San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey, and while Posey's...
(Nashville, TN) -- Canaan Smith says he couldn't be happier to release his debut EP. The country newcomer admits he's "so excited to have music out there that's more than one song." He adds that it's important to him to have a collection of material available to listeners,...
(Nashville, TN) -- Country star Sam Hunt says his current single, "Take Your Time," is special to him for a couple of reasons. Sam adds that "Take Your Time" was one of the first songs he wrote when he began working on his own album. He admits the track actually dates back a few...
(Nashville, TN) -- Jason Aldean is set with his next single. The country star has tapped "Tonight Looks Good On You" as the third release from his most recent album, "Old Boots, New Dirt." Jason says he instantly loved the song, explaining that it's "smooth and has a really sexy...
(Kannapolis, NC) -- Eric Church is being honored by his home state. The country star is among the new inductees into the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame. The singer from Granite Falls is the lone country music representative in the Class of 2015, which also features former...
(Nashville, TN) -- Darius Rucker says he goes out of his way to make sure he'd doing right by his opening acts. The singer explains that it's something he vowed to do as a headliner, because he didn't always get such treatment. Darius says he plans group and individual outings...
(London) -- Hunter Hayes is expanding his career beyond North America. The country star gave his concert debut in the UK on Friday with a sold out performance at The Borderline in London. During his appearance Hunter also announced plans for his first UK album and tour. The ten-...