Country News

(Nashville, TN) -- Trisha Yearwood says the title track to her upcoming album, "Prizefighter," is "an anthem." The country star adds that the song, which will be the disc's lead-off single, triggered some powerful memories for her. Yearwood adds that she can identify with the...
(Nashville, TN) -- Kenny Chesney says it's hard to describe just how much he enjoyed his recent beachfront concert at the Flora-Bama Lounge in Pensacola, Florida. The country star admits he'd love to play all his concerts in that kind of environment. Chesney adds that it was his...
(Nashville, TN) -- Tim McGraw is offering up another single from his next album. The country star unveiled "Shotgun Rider" on Tuesday. McGraw says "Shotgun Rider" is "one of those songs that really paints a picture and sets a mood." He explains that there's "a certain warmth to...
(Nashville, TN) -- Martina McBride isn't ready to bring her "Everlasting" tour to a close. The country star has added over 30 more dates to the trek, which now extends into December. Martina is on the road in support of her most recent release, which lends its name to the trek...
(Raleigh, NC) -- Merle Haggard admits he doesn't listen to the radio much anymore. The country legend tells the Raleigh "News Observer" he doesn't "understand what they're doing" and "can't find the entertainment in it." He says he knows a lot of the current stars and "they're...
(Nashville, TN) -- Nominees for this fall's Country Music Association Awards are on the way. Little Big Town and Darius Rucker have been tapped to make the announcement. They'll unveil the hopefuls in five categories on ABC's "Good Morning America" on September 3rd. Rucker and...
(Nashville, TN) -- Brad Paisley says his new album has a recurring theme. The country star explains that "Moonshine in the Trunk" is a reminder that there are positive moments even during the toughest times. Brad says the optimistic attitude pervades all the songs on the album...
(Nashville, TN) -- Chris Young says his latest chart-topping hit, "Who I Am With You," is one of the songs he road tested for his album, "A.M." And the country star recalls something happened at one show that let him know he had a potential hit on his hands. Chris just marked...
(Nashville, TN) -- Florida Georgia Line will add to the college football festivities this fall. The country duo -- featuring Florida-born Brian Kelley and Georgia native Tyler Hubbard -- has been tapped to headline the Tailgate concert prior to the Georgia-Florida game. Cole...