Country News

(Nashville, TN) -- The Swon Brothers couldn't be happier to be an opener on Brad Paisley's winter tour. Country singer Colton Swon says it's an incredible opportunity for the duo. Zach Swon adds that he's always admired Brad as a musician. He says every time he plays one of...
(Nashville, TN) -- Eric Church has an explanation for the popularity of his latest hit, "Talladega." The country star says the song has a reminiscent quality most people can appreciate. Eric adds that one of the special aspects to music is its ability to trigger memories, which...
(Crossville, TN) -- Aaron Tippin is getting into the wine business. The country star is partnering with Stonehaus Winery on his own brand, "Aaron Tippin Country Jam." The beverage isn't the singer's unique recipe but his "barrel-selected" choice of the company's Blackberry wine...
(Nashville, TN) -- Martina McBride is getting recognized for her efforts to help others. The country star has been tapped to receive the Music Business Association's Harry Chapin Memorial Humanitarian Award, in acknowledgment of her support of victims of domestic abuse and her...
(Undated) -- Julianne Hough says the part of Sandy in "Grease" is her "dream role." HollywoodReporter.com says the country singer, actress, and dancer will star in the upcoming Fox TV production of the hit musical, which the network plans to air in a special live presentation...
(Undated) -- Dolly Parton says she's "so excited" about her new NBC deal. On Friday, NBC's Robert Greenblatt announced that the network was partnering with the country star to produce a slate of two-hour movies based on her songs, stories, and life. Dolly, who'll will serve as a...
(Nashville, TN) -- Tom T. Hall has lost his wife. CMT.com says Dixie Hall, who has been battling a brain tumor, passed away last Friday. She was 80. The British-born songwriter's original name was Iris Violet May Lawrence. She had interests in cowboy culture and writing from an...
(Pasadena, CA) -- A new live musical is heading to NBC. Eva Longoria, Dolly Parton and Stevie Wonder are too. At the 2015 TCA Press tour in Pasadena Friday, NBC executive Robert Greenblatt said the network was deciding between two musicals - "The Music Man" and "The Wiz!" - to...
(London) -- Taylor Swift is getting more recognition overseas. The country-turned-pop superstar is once again a nominee for the Brit Awards -- the UK's equivalent to the Grammys. Swift is in the running for International Female Solo Artist, along with Beyonce, Lana Del Rey, Sia...