Country News

(Nashville, TN) -- Brad Paisley is keeping his "Country Nation World Tour" going a little longer. The singer has announced dates for the trek's final leg, which begins early next year in Brad's home state. The country star will kick off the 13-date run with a show at the West...
(Undated) -- James Otto says he believes he accomplished his goal with his new single, "Somewhere Tonight." The country star tells "Billboard" he was striving for "something that was really new and different" for him. He says he wanted the song to be "less bluesy and soulful,...
(Nashville, TN) -- Hunter Hayes, Jennifer Nettles, and Thomas Rhett are among the latest additions to the CMA Awards lineup. Cole Swindell, the Doobie Brothers, and Michael McDonald are also slated to perform, while Ashley Monroe will team up on a song with Blake Shelton...
(Undated) -- Taylor Swift is following her chart-topping album with a world tour. The country-slash-pop star announced on ABC's "Good Morning America" she's setting off on tour in May of 2015. Meanwhile, her new album 1989 appears to be the hottest in the country. Analysts think...
(Undated) -- Kacey Musgraves still gets emotional when she recalls the first time she heard her debut single, "Merry Go 'Round," on the radio. The singer looks back at that moment with ABC's Robin Roberts in a preview for the TV special "Countdown To The CMA Awards: 15 Songs...
(Nashville, TN) -- Tim McGraw says there's something special about his CMA-nominated hit "Meanwhile Back at Mama's." The country star explains that there's a sense of nostalgia to the song that he believes has a broad appeal. Tim adds that when the single was released back in...
(Nashville, TN) -- Carrie Underwood is unveiling details on her upcoming best-of set. The country star's "Greatest Hits: Decade #1" opens with her latest single, "Something in the Water," and a second new song, "Little Toy Guns." The rest of the two-disc collection is arranged...
(Undated) -- Taylor Swift's original musical home could be changing hands. "The New York Post" says Big Machine Records owner Scott Borchetta is considering selling the label. The company's roster includes a host of country stars. Tim McGraw and Rascal Flatts are also on the...
(Broomfield, CO) -- The director of the Colorado Music Hall of Fame continues to make appeals for the return of the missing John Denver bust. G. Brown tells "The Los Angeles Times" the 20-pound bronze statue belongs to the late singer's family, and not the property of the Hall...