Country News

(Undated) -- Chase Rice has his first chart-topping disc. The singer's new studio effort, "Ignite The Night," is starting its run at number one on the Billboard Country Albums list, with first week sales of 44-thousand. That figure is also good enough to land Chase at number...
(Nashville, TN) -- Trisha Yearwood says the title track to her upcoming album, "Prizefighter," is "an anthem." The country star adds that the song, which will be the disc's lead-off single, triggered some powerful memories for her. Yearwood adds that she can identify with the...
(Nashville, TN) -- Kenny Chesney says it's hard to describe just how much he enjoyed his recent beachfront concert at the Flora-Bama Lounge in Pensacola, Florida. The country star admits he'd love to play all his concerts in that kind of environment. Chesney adds that it was his...
(Nashville, TN) -- Rascal Flatts strives to give the most to their fans as well as their loved ones back home, which singer Gary LeVox admits is not easy. The country star adds that it's a challenge every artist tackles differently. Rascal Flatts has two shows coming up this...
(Nashville, TN) -- Tim McGraw is offering up another single from his next album. The country star unveiled "Shotgun Rider" on Tuesday. McGraw says "Shotgun Rider" is "one of those songs that really paints a picture and sets a mood." He explains that there's "a certain warmth to...
(Nashville, TN) -- Martina McBride isn't ready to bring her "Everlasting" tour to a close. The country star has added over 30 more dates to the trek, which now extends into December. Martina is on the road in support of her most recent release, which lends its name to the trek...
(Raleigh, NC) -- Merle Haggard admits he doesn't listen to the radio much anymore. The country legend tells the Raleigh "News Observer" he doesn't "understand what they're doing" and "can't find the entertainment in it." He says he knows a lot of the current stars and "they're...
(Nashville, TN) -- Nominees for this fall's Country Music Association Awards are on the way. Little Big Town and Darius Rucker have been tapped to make the announcement. They'll unveil the hopefuls in five categories on ABC's "Good Morning America" on September 3rd. Rucker and...
(Nashville, TN) -- Brad Paisley says his new album has a recurring theme. The country star explains that "Moonshine in the Trunk" is a reminder that there are positive moments even during the toughest times. Brad says the optimistic attitude pervades all the songs on the album...