Country News

(Undated) -- Blake Shelton has another chart-topper to his credit. And this one is tying a chart record. Billboard.com says "My Eyes," the singer's duet with Gwen Sebastian, is the new number one on the Country Airplay chart. It's Shelton's fifth chart-topper from his latest...
(Undated) -- The brother of Montgomery Gentry's Troy Gentry has died. The country star hasn't revealed any details regarding the situation, but through "Team MG" is expressing his gratitude for the support he's received from fans. In his Facebook message he says he'd like to...
(Nashville, TN) -- Tyler Farr says topping the chart with his breakthrough single didn't relieve any pressure he felt in his career. The country newcomer explains that it left him having to find another song that would match the success of "Redneck Crazy." Farr's follow up, "...
(Nashville, TN) -- Jean Shepard finally has her story in print. The Country Music Hall of Famer admits it was a lengthy task to complete. The 80-year-old country legend engages in a "personal conversation with every reader" in "Down Through The Years." In the pages Jean recounts...
(Nashville, TN) -- Country star Dierks Bentley says he's a very patriotic American. Bentley adds that for him there's no specific place or event that defines the nation. The singer says after all his years on the road, he believes it's the people who "are what America is all...
(Nashville, TN) -- Little Big Town is taking their latest single to TV. The country group will perform "Day Drinking" on Tuesday's edition of NBC's "Today" show. They'll also discuss the song and their upcoming album with hosts Kathie Lee and Hoda. The band's Karen Fairchild and...
(Undated) -- Old Crow Medicine Show's latest single has similar origins as Darius Rucker's hit "Wagon Wheel." Band member Chris "Critter" Fuqua tells Billboard.com "Sweet Amarillo" is another unfinished Bob Dylan song that frontman Ketch Secor completed. But he says this time...
(Undated) -- Justin Moore's rendition of Motley Crue's "Home Sweet Home" has been tapped as the lead-off single from the upcoming country tribute album to the band. The video to the song will debut on RollingStone.com Tuesday, but fans are getting a preview through a behind-the-...
(Undated) -- Kenny Chesney is calling his new album "The Big Revival." Due in stores September 23rd, it's a project the country star has given a lot of time and thought. Kenny explains that he wasn't interested in simply recording a bunch of songs and calling it an album. He...