Country News

(Nashville, TN) -- New sibling duo The Swon Brothers are thrilled to be the running for a Country Music Association Award. But singer Zach Swon admits it's recognition he and his brother Colton are having a tough time grasping. The Swon Brothers are nominated for Vocal Duo of...
(Undated) -- Chely Wright is discovering just how much her fans want her back. The country singer launched a Kickstarter campaign last month in an effort to raise enough money to fund a new album. And she's well surpassed her goal. Wright was hoping to bringing in 175-thousand...
(Nashville, TN) -- Scotty McCreery is celebrating his 21st birthday. And the country singer says he and his friends have made a few plans for the occasion. Scotty adds that his followers are well aware that Thursday is his birthday, and have been e-mailing his fan club asking...
(Nashville, TN) -- Sara Evans is pleased with her latest single. The country star says "Put My Heart Down" is very catchy. But if Sara were to forget the song for some reason, she has husband Jay Barker as a reminder. She says Jay is quite musically inclined, and he sings and...
(Undated) -- The Zac Brown Band is recognizing their success with their first best-of set. The majority of the material on "Greatest Hits So Far..." is presented chronologically. The 14-song collection opens with the group's 2008 breakthrough chart-topper "Chicken Fried" and...
(Undated) -- Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard says he and Brian Kelley are "super pumped" about their upcoming tour. The country duo has announced dates tor their "Anything Goes" run, which they'll launch in January. It's their first major headlining trek, and Hubbard tells...
46 years ago Johnny Cash released At Folsom Prison, a live album recorded at the maximum-security prison. A project that's been in the works since October 2010 has completed it's first phase of the Johnny Cash Trail and Overpass. The project will allow local pedestrians and...
(Undated) -- Blake Shelton is beginning his chart run at the top. Billboard.com says the country star's latest effort, "Bringing Back the Sunshine," is opening on the Billboard 200 at number one with first week sales of 101-thousand. Shelton is just the third country artist to...
(Undated) -- Taylor Swift is channeling Mia Farrow in "The Great Gatsby" on the new cover of "People." The star is helping to commemorate the magazine's 40th anniversary this week by recreating its first-ever cover, featuring Farrow holding a string of pearls between her teeth...