Country News

(Undated) -- Miranda Lambert continues to do what she can for animals in need. The country star is opening a new facility for homeless animals through her MuttNation Foundation. A post on the organization's website says they're "making progress" on the new Redemption Ranch,...
(Undated) -- George Jones' one-time sister-in-law says even casual fans have heard tales of the country legend's drug and alcohol-fueled behavior. But Charlene Montgomery explains that few know just how sensitive, kind, and generous the singer was. She recalls Jones once helped...
(Undated) -- Kenny Chesney is another star reconsidering how women are represented in country music. The country superstar tells Radio.com he's noticed in recent years that many songs "have been written in kind of an objectifying way." He explains that the songs imply "if you...
(Nashville, TN) -- Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley will be at the helm for the first-ever "American Country Countdown Awards." The production is a spin-off of the weekly syndicated radio show "American Country Countdown with Kix Brooks." The two-hour...
(Undated) -- David Nail is hitting the road. The country star is heading out on his "I'm A Fire" tour, which he's kicking off in Oxford, Mississippi. And the singer says each show will be unique. He tells Georgia's "Athens Banner-Herald" he has "a core" of what he wants to do,...
(Nashville, TN) -- Trisha Yearwood admits she still gets star-struck around music legends -- and she's glad she does. The country singer says she was absolutely thrilled when she recently found herself performing alongside a folk icon. Yearwood performed with Joan Baez at last...
(Nashville, TN) -- Tim McGraw says he'd like for fans to approach his new album with an open mind. The country star admits he finds it irritating when people base their opinions of a CDs exclusively on the singles. So far Tim has released three singles from "Sundown Heaven Town...
(Nashville, TN) -- Lady Antebellum's Dave Haywood says he and his bandmates enjoyed contributing to the upcoming Nicholas Sparks movie"The Best Of Me." The country trio co-wrote and recorded the song "I Did With You" for the film. Dave explains that they really tailored the song...
(Undated) -- Eric Church is back on the road. The country star is launching his first trek in two years with a show in Bossier City, Louisiana Thursday night. Eric will play shows throughout the U.S., and make a few stops in Canadian on the North American portion of "The...