Country News

(Nashville, TN) -- Singer-songwriter Larry Henley, who came to fame in the 1960s with The Newbeats, has died. CMT.com says Henley passed away in Nashville Thursday morning at the age of 77. He had been battling Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's. Henley was the lead singer of...
(Undated) -- Brantley Gilbert will be ringing in 2015 in L.A. The country star has signed on for the "New Year's Rockin' Eve" party in Hollywood. He's among several new additions to the event, along with Train, Nick Jonas, and others. The five-and-a-half-hour celebration also...
(Dover, DE) -- Country power couple Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert are headlining a new music festival next summer. Carrie Underwood is also set to perform at the Big Barrel Country Music Festival in Delaware. More than 40 artists will take part from June 26th through the...
(New York, NY) -- "The Voice" winner Craig Wayne Boyd is making his "Tonight Show" debut. A day after becoming becoming the NBC reality show's season seven champ, the country singer sat in with The Roots. Over the course of the show he performed a few songs, including Randy...
(Nashville, TN) -- Lorrie Morgan says her upcoming holiday concert is a little different from her previous seasonal performances. The singer tells "Country Weekly" her "Acoustic Christmas Show: Up Close and Personal" will feature her with a full band performing material from her...
(Undated) -- Brits apparently aren't sure just what to make of Taylor Swift. The singer is in the running in two categories for the UK's NME Awards 2015 -- Hero of the Year and Villain of the Year. She joins Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner, Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl, Kate...
(Undated) -- Toby Keith, Lady Antebellum, and Jake Owen are among the stars who'll help launch the festivities surrounding the inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship. They're on board for the "CMT Ultimate Kickoff Party," taking place in Dallas a few days...
(Nashville, TN) -- Florida Georgia Line is wrapping up yet another successful year. The duo's Tyler Hubbard says he and Brian Kelley are having a tough time believing everything that's happened over the past 12 months. Hubbard adds that they're grateful for the way they've been...
(Nashville, TN) -- Darius Rucker says there are a lot of great Christmas movies -- so many that he's hard-pressed to pick his one favorite. Darius admits that "Elf" is among his favorite films overall. He says it's "one of the absolute great stories and just funniest movies,"...