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(Nashville, TN) -- Darius Rucker says he wrote 60 songs for his upcoming album, to make sure he had plenty of quality material for the project. The singer explains that no songwriter cranks out a gem every time, but typically has a one-to-one ratio of good to bad. Darius calls...
(Nashville, TN) -- Florida Georgia Line's Brian Kelley seems to agree with the adage "If you can't say something nice, don't say anything at all." The singer admits he has no interest in hearing people criticize current country music. While Florida Georgia Line might have some...
(Nashville, TN) -- Jerry Douglas says he put an effort into finding a moniker for his Flatt & Scruggs tribute group. The bluegrass star explains it was important to him that the ensemble have a collective title. Jerry says he knew he had it when he came up with The Earls of...
(Nashville, TN) -- Brad Paisley is demonstrating how much the Grand Ole Opry cares. The country star is slated to headline the Opry's special show to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Country Cares for St. Jude Kids. Brad will close out the night with a 30-minute set of songs...
(Nashville, TN) -- "Nashville" TV star Sam Palladio says he likes the authenticity that comes with actual country stars making guest appearances on the show. The actor-singer, who plays Gunnar Scott on the show, also appreciates the support the country artists are giving the ABC...
(Nashville, TN) -- Lady Antebellum, Trace Adkins, and Craig Morgan are headlining this year's Grand Ole Opry birthday bash. They're leading the lineup of stars who'll be featured at the Opry during the annual two-day celebration, set for October 10th and 11th. Lady A will join...
(Undated) -- Garth Brooks is learning just how much fans want to see him. The country superstar has set a new ticket sales record in Jacksonville, Florida, the third city of his U.S. tour. The number of tickets sold for his upcoming run have surpassed the record of 56-thousand-...
(Undated) -- Keith Urban is ready to roll out the video to his hit "Somewhere In My Car." The country star will begin the two-part premiere Wednesday with a behind-the-scenes feature on the clip on "Entertainment Tonight." He'll debut the video Thursday morning at 9:00 a.m...
(Los Angeles, CA) -- A group of lucky Taylor Swift fans are taking to social media with photos from a secret listening party on Sunday. MTV says the star opened up her Los Angeles mansion to some special fans, who became among the first to hear her upcoming "1989" album in full...