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(Undated) -- Ralph Stanley won't be wrapping up his career this year after all. Instead, he's taking on something new. The bluegrass legend is among the 204 new members who've been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The prestigious honorary society draws from...
(Undated) -- Kenny Chesney is once again demonstrating his talents in filmmaking. And football is once again his topic. South Carolina's "The State" says the country star has teamed up with video director Shaun Silva to create "The Believer," a documentary about the University...
(Chicago, IL) -- Dan + Shay aren't just touring with Blake Shelton -- they're traveling in the headliner's one-time bus. The country duo's Dan Smyers tells CMT he and Shay Mooney only recently learned of its history, which was confirmed by a beer can. He explains that a while...
(Nashville, TN) -- Randy Travis continues to honor those who've inspired him with a new covers album. "Influences Vol. 2: The Man I Am" includes the singer's remakes of country classics, including Hank Snow's "I'm Movin' On." Randy's 13-track set also features songs originally...
(Las Vegas, NV) -- The stage is being set for another star-packed Las Vegas weekend at the iHeartRadio Music Festival. Clear Channel Media + Entertainment has announced the lineup for the fourth edition of the concert extravaganza set to take place at the MGM Grand Hotel &...
(Nashville, TN) -- Jerrod Niemann says he believes his current single was "meant to be." The country star explains that he always considers it a good sign when he's pitched a song by one of his friends, and his buddy Lee Brice co-wrote and recorded the demo for "Buzz Back Girl...
(Nashville, TN) -- Eli Young Band's Jon Jones says it was easier for the group to find material for their latest album. The country star explains that while they worked on "10,000 Towns," they noticed an increase in both their own creative output and the quality of material they...
(Undated) -- The Shania Twain postage stamp is on the way. The country superstar is among those included in the Canada Post's new "Canadian Country Artists" stamps, which will be available on July 31st. The series also features Hank Snow and k.d. lang, as well as Tommy Hunter...
(Undated) -- Lee Brice says his new album really is a genuine reflection of him and his life at the moment. The singer tells TasteOfCountry.com "I Don't Dance" is filled with "everything" that he "needed to get out." He adds that he plays several instruments as well as "most of...