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(Nashville, TN) -- George Strait admits he was skeptical about Eric Church performing on his own -- without his band -- to open a few shows on the "Cowboy Rides Away" tour. But the country legend says Eric delivered. Strait adds that Church is "the total package," explaining...
(Undated) -- Lady Antebellum's Charles Kelley has tapped some friends in the country music community to join him at the charity event he's planning with his brothers. Jake Owen, Kip Moore, Joe Nichols, and Rascal Flatts' Joe Don Rooney are on board for the "Kelley Brothers...
(Nashville, TN) -- Florida Georgia Line is helping to kick off the new season of ABC's "Nashville." The country duo delivered a live performance of their current hit, "Dirt," to bring Wednesday night's season three premiere to a close. Florida Georgia Line gave one of three live...
(Undated) -- Scotty McCreery is once again getting recognition as one of music's most powerful young stars. The former "American Idol" winner ranks 16th on Billboard.com's "21 Under 21" -- a list of the 21 biggest artists under the age of 21. The publication says Scotty's career...
(Undated) -- Tim McGraw is the new leader on the Billboard Country Albums chart. Billboard.com says the singer's latest studio effort, "Sundown Heaven Town," tops the list with first week sales of 71-thousand. That's also good enough to put the country star's album at number...
(Nashville, TN) -- Kenny Chesney says he was in a really good place as he worked on his latest album, "The Big Revival." One way Chesney freed up his schedule was by staying off the road this year. While the country star played a couple of one-off shows over the summer, he didn'...
(Nashville, TN) -- Family, friends, and fans will be gathering at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium Wednesday to pay their respects and say their final goodbyes to Grand Ole Opry Star George Hamilton the Fourth. The public is invited to attend the service, which will get under way at...
(Nashville, TN) -- Dierks Bentley says his current single is a key song on his latest album. The country star explains that his concept for "Riser" started to come together with "Say You Do." Dierks adds that he's proud of his vocal performance on "Say You Do," which he credits...
(Nashville, TN) -- "Nashville's" Clare Bowen, who stars as Scarlett O'Connor on the show, says she's enjoying the direction her character is headed. The actress explains that as the ABC drama launches its third season, Scarlett is "at a crossroads." And "Nashville" is returning...