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(Nashville, TN) -- Carrie Underwood says she really likes her new single, "Little Toy Guns." She explains that in addition to its meaningful lyrics, it has a great sound. "Little Toy Guns" is the follow up to Carrie's chart-topping, Grammy-winning hit, "Something in the Water."...
(Undated) -- Jason Aldean is making plans for this year's breast cancer awareness benefit. But in addition to his "Concert for the Cure" this fall, the country star is using his latest album to bring in even more for the cause. "Old Boots, New Dirt" is available for free from...
(Undated) -- Blackberry Smoke has their first chart-topping album. Billboard.com says the group's fourth studio effort, "Holding All The Roses," is landing at number one on the Top Country Albums chart with first week sales of 19-thousand, reflecting the band's best sales week...
(Nashville, TN) -- Eric Church is now a father of two. The country star has announced the arrival of his second son, Tennessee Hawkins Church. He says in a website post that their little bundle of joy arrived Sunday, tipping the scale at six-pounds, 12-ounces and measuring 21...
(New York, NY) -- Toby Keith is receiving more recognition for his music. The country star is among the new inductees into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Country hitmaker Bobby Braddock, whose credits include George Jones' "He Stopped Loving Her Today" and Tracy Lawrence's "Time...
(Undated) -- Willie Nelson has a new film project in the works. "Entertainment Weekly" says the country legend has been tapped for a lead role in "Waiting For the Miracle to Come." And he won't have to travel far to get to the set. The movie will be shot at his Spicewood, Texas...
(Nashville, TN) -- Country newcomer Canaan Smith is prepping for the arrival of his first EP. Smith co-wrote all the songs on the five-track self-titled set, including his current single "Love You Like That." The singer says his music isn't "super predictable," but describes his...
(Undated) -- It's down to Thomas Rhett, Sam Hunt, and Cole Swindell. They're the finalists for the Academy of Country Music's New Artist of the Year. The singers got the nod in a vote that was open both to the public as well as ACM professional members, who will now choose the...
(Nashville, TN) -- Kenny Chesney is making sure his team is road ready. The country superstar will spend the next four weeks in rehearsals for "The Big Revival Tour." Chesney admits he's carving out "a lot of time to get ready," but he says it's necessary. The singer explains...