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(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...
(Nashville, TN) -- Tim McGraw says he included an old photograph of his mother in the artwork for his album "Sundown Heaven Town" to honor her. The country star explains that it's his way of acknowledging the sacrifices she made simply to give him life. Tim adds that scrapping...
(Nashville, TN) -- Kenny Chesney says he's looking forward to adding songs from "The Big Revival" to his show. The country star predicts the disc will be featured prominently when he tours, not just on his next trek but for many years to come. Chesney adds that he's glad he...
(Nashville, TN) -- Jennifer Nettles is on board once again to host "CMA Country Christmas." The Sugarland singer says she's excited about being at the helm for a fifth time, because "it's really a fun show all around." A number of other stars have already signed on as well...
(Undated) -- Kenny Chesney's new album is debuting at number one on the Billboard Country Albums chart. But "The Big Revival" just missed the top spot on the Billboard 200, and is opening at number two with sales of 130-thousand copies. Billboard.com says Chesney's album...