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(Undated) -- Asleep At The Wheel is once again saluting the King of Western Swing. The band's upcoming release, "Still the King: Celebrating the Music of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys," will be their third album honoring the country legend. Frontman Ray Benson tells "Rolling...
(Nashville, TN) -- Keith Urban says as an "American Idol" judge he's not necessarily listening for technical precision from a vocalist. The country star explains that in handing out decisions and critiques, he trusts his gut. Urban, who's launching his third season as an "...
(Nashville, TN) -- Tim McGraw says he knows a good song when he hears it. But the country star explains the specific qualities that make song great very with each one. Tim adds that it's ideal when "both of those things are involved." He says he always strives to find songs that...
(Undated) -- Dustin Lynch says he'd "love to have dinner with Reba McEntire." He admits to "Country Aircheck" that the Country Music Hall of Famer is his "lifelong crush." But the singer adds that he thinks dining with Reba would be informative and entertaining. He says he...
(New York, NY) -- Luke Bryan isn't just big on the radio. The country star is also TouchTunes' top jukebox artist of 2014. He leads the year-end top ten list, which is dominated by country and classic rock. Eric Church is at number three, behind AC/DC, while Jason Aldean follows...
(Nashville, TN) -- When it comes to family planning, Carrie Underwood is letting "Jesus take the wheel." The country star tells Nashville's "Tennessean" her pregnancy wasn't exactly planned, but not completely unexpected either. She explains that she and husband Mike Fisher felt...
(New York, NY) -- Jennifer Nettles is Broadway bound. The Sugarland singer will make her debut on the Great White Way this winter. She's signed on the play the part of Roxy Hart in the long-running revival of the musical "Chicago." Jennifer does have some acting experience. She...
(Nashville, TN) -- Carrie Underwood says she's amazed at what's happened in her life over the past decade. The country star admits she's very fortunate to have sustained a career ten years past her "American Idol" days. Carrie adds that the passage of time has been a little...
(Nashville, TN) -- Tim McGraw says one of his best Christmas memories dates back to when he was eleven years old. The country star recalls that his mom asked him to assemble a doll house for his sisters, which marked "sort of a turning point" in his life. Tim says he also has...