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(Undated) -- "American Idol" alum Josh Gracin is apologizing for causing worry among family and fans Thursday with a note that was reportedly suicidal in nature. The Season Two "Idol" finalist released a statement Friday thanking everyone for their prayers and support adding, "I...
(Pensacola, FL) -- Kenny Chesney's only 2014 concert is coming up this weekend. The country superstar is playing a free show at the Flora-Bama Lounge in Pensacola, Florida. While massive crowds are expected to descend upon the area, organizers are asking fans who don't have a...
(Nashville, TN) -- Cassadee Pope says she has pretty high expectations of herself. The country singer admits she's her toughest critic, which is sometimes hard to live with. But Cassadee says she's not sure she'd want to be much easier on herself. While she admits she could "...
(Nashville, TN) -- Michael W. Smith says he might be taking on a big project with his upcoming holiday release. The contemporary Christian singer explains that "The Spirit Of Christmas" could become more than just an album. "The Spirit Of Christmas" was inspired by a TV special...
(Undated) -- Johnny Cash's childhood home is ready for visitors. Arkansas State University has been working to restore the Dyess, Arkansas house where the late country legend was raised, and will host the grand opening of The Johnny Cash Boyhood Home museum this weekend...
(Spring Hill, TN) -- Josh Gracin is "safe." That's the word from police in Spring Hill, Tennessee, who were called Thursday afternoon to check on the former "American Idol" finalist after what appeared to be a suicide note was posted on his Facebook page. Gracin wasn't home when...
(Spring Hill, TN) -- Former "American Idol" finalist has friends, family members, and the authorities worried after posting what appears to be a suicide note on Facebook. TMZ.com says police went to his home in Spring Hill, Tennessee today to check on him after they were alerted...
(Undated) -- Taylor Swift is impressing Jeff Bridges with her acting skills. In an interview with "MTV News," the veteran actor says the country star was a natural in front of the camera when they filmed her part in "The Giver," which hits theaters this weekend. Bridges says she...
(Nashville, TN) -- Dierks Bentley is getting some recognition for his bluegrass leanings. The country star is among the nominees for the upcoming International Bluegrass Music Awards. He has a nod with The Grascals for their collaborative theme to "American Pickers," which is up...