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(Nashville, TN -- Carrie Underwood says her latest single came from a songwriting session with Chris DeStefano and Brett James. The country star recalls that when Chris started playing some music she looked through her collection of notes, and came across the phrase "something...
(Nashville, TN) -- Thomas Rhett says he's having a bit of a problem with his sophomore CD -- he's got too many songs! The country star explains that he has more than 30 tracks at his disposal, which is forcing him to really plan the project in advance. Thomas says it wasn't...
(Undated) -- Fans are getting their first listen to the Doobie Brothers' upcoming country collaboration album. The group's remake of "Black Water" with the Zac Brown Band is now available. Zac Brown says he's a big Doobie Brothers fan, and his group "jumped at the chance" to...
(Nashville, TN) -- Lucy Hale continues to promote her debut country album. The singer and actress is slated to be a guest on the syndicated "Ellen DeGeneres Show" next week. During her visit she'll perform "Lie A Little Better," her second single from "Road Between." Lucy has...
(Nashville, TN) -- Grand Ole Opry star Jim Ed Brown says he appreciates the well wishes he's been receiving since revealing he has cancer. In a Facebook video, the country legend adds that he's remaining optimistic as he battles the disease. Brown also says in his Facebook...
(Undated) -- Barbra Streisand is being named as a possible chart spoiler for Blake Shelton next week. Billboard.com says the country star's latest effort, "Bringing Back the Sunshine," is expected to log sales of about 90-thousand when the sales week ends Sunday. That should be...
(Washington, DC) -- Some of the world's biggest music stars will be performing during a free Veterans Day show on the National Mall. The Concert for Valor will feature everyone from Bruce Springsteen to Rihanna to Carrie Underwood. It will presented by HBO but will be available...
(Nashville, TN) -- Dierks Bentley isn't spending much time off the road. The country star just ended his summer "Riser Tour" over the weekend. And now -- less than a week later -- he's heading out again. Dierks is launching his fall trek in Stockton, California Thursday night...
(Nashville, TN) -- Darius Rucker says he thinks the title of his current single is very descriptive. The singer explains that the phrase "homegrown honey" brings to mind a very specific type of woman. Rucker says a "homegrown honey" to him is a Southern girl, which is who his...