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(Undated) -- BIlly Gilman is crediting Ty Herndon for making his own coming out a little easier. Hours after Herndon revealed he was gay, Gilman posted a video on YouTube opening up about his own orientation. He also admits there had been rumors and speculation about him for a...
(Undated) -- Charlie Daniels says his annual "Christmas 4 Kids" benefit is "a concert with a heart." The singer tells "Billboard" that "people are basically pretty doggone good and pretty charitable," and "would like to do something" for children during the holiday season. He...
(Undated) -- Country singer Ty Herndon says he's a happy gay man. No longer closeted, the 52-year-old singer is speaking out on his sexual orientation to "People" magazine. Herndon says he started coming out to close family members when he was 20 saying his mother probably knew...
(Undated) -- A lot of football fans apparently also like Luke Bryan. StubHub has analyzed sales data from 2012 through 2015, comparing ticket purchases for concerts and NFL games, to find the overlap. The ticket retailer determined that Luke Bryan shows drew the fans of six...
(New York, NY) -- Luke Bryan is getting some recognition for his road work. The country star is among the nominees for the Billboard Touring Awards, which will be presented in New York Thursday night. Luke is in the running in two categories. Performing for a total of one-point-...
(Nashville, TN) -- Little Big Town's Jimi Westbrook says one of the openers on their current tour wasn't shy about expressing his excitement about the trek. The country star says he heard from Brett Eldredge right after the "Pain Killer" tour was announced. Jimi adds that Brett'...
(Nashville, TN) -- Tim McGraw says he knows many concertgoers just want to unwind and have a good time. But the country star admits that doesn't mean more exuberant fans have the right to just let loose at the expense of others. Tim adds that no performer wants to "quell the...
(Nashville, TN) -- The Doobie Brothers admit they were a little concerned about making a country collaboration album. But band members Tom Johnston and John McFee say they had a lot more confidence in the project after hearing country star Chris Young sing "China Grove" For "...
(Nashville, TN) -- Tracy Lawrence is prepping for his annual Thanksgiving event. The country star will host his 9th annual "Mission Possible Turkey Fry" in Nashville. For the event Tracy -- along with some celebrity friends and other volunteers -- will roll into the parking lot...