Country News

(Nashville, TN) -- Jerrod Niemann says he's looking forward to "Chords for a Cause." The benefit supports Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. The country star tells Billboard.com it's hard to say no when asked to "play some songs and help the babies." He adds...
(Nashville, TN) -- Jason Aldean says he's always combing through material to record. The country star explains that a week after he releases an album, he's starting his song selection process for his next record. He adds that for every album he receives numerous demos from a...
(Nashville, TN) -- Carrie Underwood admits she's occasionally surprised by the feedback she gets from fans. The country star explains that some people really open up to her. Carrie says she also finds it "amazing" how listeners relate to her music. She adds that while her songs...
(Nashville, TN) -- Kenny Chesney is now set to kick off his "Big Revival" tour with a two-night stand in Nashville. Nashville's "Tennessean" says the high demand for tickets prompted the additional show. Kenny says he initially scheduled just one concert because -- even at this...
(Nashville, TN) -- Dierks Bentley says he enjoys having his own bar. The country star opened the Whiskey Row in Scottsdale, Arizona in 2013, and he's making plans to grow the business. Dierks adds that if something happened and he was no longer able to tour like he currently...
(Undated) -- Miranda Lambert is selling trucks. The country star has written and recorded a song for Ram Trucks' "Roots and Wings" ad campaign. Miranda says she's glad to be working with the car company. In a statement she explains that she's "very inspired by what the Ram brand...
(Undated) -- Jerrod Niemann says he has his sister to thank for his breakthrough hit. The country star tells Billboard.com Sonia Dada's "Lover, Lover" was a favorite of his and his sister back in the early 1990s, when they were kids growing up in Western Kansas. He says he...
(Nashville, TN) -- RaeLynn says she doesn't want to "just be a country singer" with "songs on the radio," but is aspiring to "be someone who makes a difference" and "changes the world." And she tells Billboard.com she's "beyond excited" about "all the possibilities." RaeLynn is...
(Undated) -- Country music star Blake Shelton is putting a country spin on "Saturday Night Live." During his monologue Saturday, Blake introduced the cast to the country variety show, "Hee Haw." With Blake at the guitar and the cast dressed in country garb, "The Voice" coach...