Country News

(Nashville, TN) -- Florida Georgia Line's new single is getting off to a strong start. Within 12 hours of its release, U.S. sales of "Dirt" topped the 65-thousand mark, and the song soared to the top of the iTunes charts in this country as well as in Canada and Australia. The...
(New York, NY) -- Carrie Underwood is on board for this year's Global Citizen Festival. The concert is centered around the United Nations General Assembly, and meant to bring attention to poverty around the world. And the country star thinks it can make a difference, because...
(Undated) -- Author Lois Lowry says Taylor Swift has a "small" but "crucial" role in the upcoming movie adaptation of "The Giver." In an interview with "MTV News," the novelist says the country superstar's scene in the film is "very gripping" and "compelling." She also divulges...
(Calgary, Alberta) -- Garth Brooks isn't the only '90s country superstar on the verge of a comeback. Shania Twain is playing her first full concerts outside of Las Vegas in a decade, performing this week at Canada's Calgary Stampede. She tells the "Calgary Herald" she "was...
(Nashville, TN) -- Kenny Chesney says when he was a kid his summers were filled with sports. But the country star admits it wasn't just for the love of the game. Kenny's latest video features young people having fun in the sun out in the desert. "American Kids" is from his...
(Nashville, TN) -- Billy Currington might sing country music. But if his top tunes of the season are any indication, when the weather is hot he likes to rock. But Currington's fans seem to be enjoying his offering this summer. Billy's latest single, "We Are Tonight," is in the...
(Nashville, TN) -- Easton Corbin admits the scenario of his latest single, "Clockwork," has a certain appeal. But the country star compares the woman in the song to alcohol, explaining that the day after a night of partying is rarely fun. "Clockwork" is about a man who just can'...
(Nashville, TN) -- Country singers Joe Nichols and David Nail are taking part in baseball's All-Star Game festivities. Nichols is slated to sing "God Bless America" during next Tuesday's game at Target Field in Minneapolis, which will air live on Fox at 7:30 p.m. Eastern. Nail,...
(Nashville, TN) -- Dierks Bentley will have "Riser" tour openers Chris Young and Jon Pardi by his side for one more show after the trek is over. The country star has tapped his supporting acts to support him in his 9th annual "Miles & Music For Kids" charity event. Randy...