Country News

(Undated) -- "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" is a popular holiday film among country stars. "Country Weekly" has compiled some of the singers' favorite seasonal flicks, and the 1989 Chevy Chase movie is at the top of many lists. Brett Eldredge says he has a relative who'...
(Nashville, TN) -- The Brothers Osborne's John Osborne says he and his brother T.J. love all the sights and sounds of the holiday season. The country star admits they actually go out of their way to experience it. The Brothers Osborne have wrapped up their work for the year, and...
(Nashville, TN) -- In addition to the hits, Carrie Underwood's "Greatest Hits: Decade #1" features a few "work tape" tracks. The country star says she included them because she thought her fans would enjoy hearing her less-polished first recordings of the songs. She explains...
(Nashville, TN) -- Darius Rucker admits "purists" aren't happy with the current country sound. But the singer says he likes how diverse the genre has become. Darius adds that when it comes to blending R&B with country, Billy Currington is one of the best. He says Billy "has...
(Nashville, TN) -- Shenandoah is taking their reunion with Marty Raybon into the studio. The band, which marked their live reunion with their founding frontman this year, has released the new holiday EP "Christmas Comes Alive." It's their first collection of recordings with...
(Undated) -- The Mavericks are letting their fans know why bassist Robert Reynolds is no longer in the group. Band members Raul Malo, Paul Deakin, and Eddie Perez tell "Rolling Stone Country" they were forced to fire him due to his substance abuse problem. They explain that when...
(Undated) -- Trace Adkins is keeping busy. The country star tells the "Atlanta Journal Constitution" he's been working on a new album that's "about half" finished. He says he plans to return to the studio in January to finish the disc, and tour behind the effort next summer...
(Nashville, TN) -- Lucy Hale won't be hitting the road early next year as planned. The country singer and actress has scrapped her upcoming trek due to vocal cord strain. She says she's "devastated" that she "can't be out performing" for her fans, who "have been incredibly...
Baking Christmas cookies and opening presents on Christmas morning are both pretty standard holiday traditions for many. But did you know that one Country Star likes to go hunting on Christmas? Maddie Marlow (above on left) of Maddie & Tae says, "We're in south Texas and our...