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(Nashville, TN) -- Luke Bryan says he knew he wanted to record "Roller Coaster" from the moment he heard the song. The country star calls it a "powerful" song, explaining it has remarkably descriptive lyrics. Bryan is currently topping the Billboard Country Airplay chart with "...
(Undated) -- Martina McBride has something new in stores -- but it's not music. She's sharing her skills as a party planner in "Around the Table: Recipes and Inspiration for Gatherings Throughout the Year," which arrives in stores Tuesday. The book is described as a host's...
(Nashville, TN) -- The lineup for the CMA Awards continues to grow. Top male nominee Dierks Bentley is on board for the show, along with Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw, and Jason Aldean. They're joining a rundown of performers that also features Miranda Lambert, who leads the list of...
(Nashville, TN) -- Carrie Underwood is seeing some of the best returns of her career with her latest single. Since its September 29th release "Something in the Water" has logged over 124-thousand downloads, which marks the best sales week ever for one of her songs. It's also the...
(Undated) -- Montgomery Gentry's Troy Gentry says the country duo is offering a familiar sound with their next album. He tells Billboard.com their latest single, "Headlights," reflects the style that has "always worked" for them, featuring Eddie Montgomery singing lead on the...
(Nashville, TN) -- Miranda Lambert is making a big impression with her hit "Automatic." Nashville's "Tennessean" says the track from her latest album, "Platinum," was named Song of the Year at the 44th Anniversary Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Dinner and Induction Ceremony...
(Nashville, TN) -- Jason Aldean says he's not trying to reinvent himself with his new album, "Old Boots, New Dirt." The country star explains that he's always striving to stretch himself creatively, and not repeat himself. Aldean adds that his current single, "Burnin' It Down,"...
(Nashville, TN) -- The Doobie Brothers' John McFee admits he wasn't sure what to expect with the band's country collaborations album. But he says he was open to the concept, and is really pleased with the results. Doobie Brother Tom Johnston adds that any skepticism on the band'...
(Las Vegas, NV) -- Miranda Lambert is using her most recent festival appearance to help animals in need. GotCountryOnline says the singer turned her participation at the inaugural Route 91 Harvest Festival into her annual "Cause for the Paws" fundraiser. She was Saturday night's...