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(Nashville, TN) -- Vince Gill is being recognized for his contributions to music. The country star has been tapped to receive the BMI Icon Award, which honors artists for their "unique and indelible influence on generations of music makers." BMI's Mike O'Neill praises the way...
(Undated) -- Kenny Chesney is giving fans another preview of his upcoming album. He's posted the title track to "The Big Revival" on YouTube. The country star tells Radio.com he chose the song to kick off "The Big Revival" to "set a tone." He says that while the track describes...
(Undated) -- Dustin Lynch is urging high school graduates to continue their education. The country star tells "CMT Hot 20 Countdown" that college was a great learning experience for him, well beyond the academics. He explains that he "matured a lot in college," and learned life...
(Undated) -- A rift over tour dancers is reportedly what caused the supposed feud between Taylor Swift and Katy Perry. TMZ is digging into the alleged beef between the music superstars, which came to light when Taylor told "Rolling Stone" she'd written a song called "Bad Blood"...
(Nashville, TN) -- Garth Brooks admits touring takes a lot of energy. But the country superstar says he can't work out in advance to build up his endurance to hit the road. He adds that he's found that type of preparation isn't really necessary. Brooks is currently kicking off...
(Nashville, TN) -- Brad Paisley is reinventing the country love song. The singer says he thinks such tracks shouldn't just go skin deep. Brad's current single, "Perfect Storm," is one of two songs on his latest album that take this different approach. He says he wrote the other...
(Undated) -- The Brothers Osborne know they have a catchy tune in their single "Rum." But the duo's T.J. Osborne tells "Rolling Stone Country" he and his brother John aren't ready to turn the song into a commercial. The singer admits some rum companies have made offers, but they...
(Nashville, TN) -- Cole Swindell will follow his run on Luke Bryan's tour with a headlining trek. The country star says he's had "a crazy whirlwind year" so far, and he's grateful for the chance to perform "in front of massive crowds" on Luke Bryan's tour. But he admits he's "...
(Undated) -- Jason Aldean admits it bothered him to completely shut out from the upcoming CMA Awards. The singer tells "Rolling Stone Country" that given the success he's currently having with record sales, radio airplay, and on the road, he felt he deserved some recognition. He...