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(Undated) -- Brad Paisley has a few guests on his upcoming album, including Carrie Underwood, the late President John F. Kennedy, and himself. The song "4WP" is listed as "featuring Brad Paisley," which the country star says "might be a first." He tells Billboard.com he gave...
(Undated) -- Florida Georgia Line's Brian Kelley says he and Tyler Hubbard are big fans of country music from the 1990s. The singer tells CMT.com they grew up listening to Brooks & Dunn, Garth Brooks, BlackHawk, and Alabama, and calls their music "timeless." He also stresses...
(Undated) -- Martina McBride admits her "Everlasting" tour is as much of a departure as the album itself. The disc features the country star's covers of R&B, soul, and pop hits from the '60s and '70s. She tells "Rolling Stone Country" the project was her "answer" to the...
(Nashville, TN) -- Michael W. Smith, Dailey & Vincent, and Rascal Flatts' Jay DeMarcus are some of the stars in the running for Dove Awards. Smith has a nod with "Hymns," which is up for Inspirational Album of the Year. Dailey & Vincent are in the running for Bluegrass...
(Undated) -- Garth Brooks will be spending a little more time in Atlanta. The country superstar has announced two more shows in the second city of his upcoming world tour. The singer explains that he chose to add the performances after seeing tickets to his original dates "on...
(Nashville, TN) -- Jerrod Niemann is plotting out more shows for this fall. The country star has unveiled the first ten dates of his own "Get Your Buzz Back Tour," which he'll launch at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina on October 24th. The singer says he's...
(Nashville, TN) -- The Swon Brothers' Colton Swon admits he and Zach still get nervous before they take the stage. But the country singer says he believes that's a good thing. Colton explains that he considers the pre-show jitters part of the whole experience. He says it adds to...
(Nashville, TN) -- The deluxe edition of Luke Bryan's "Crash My Party" is now available from a variety of retail outlets. The album includes four additional tracks, including "Your Mama Should've Named You Whiskey." Luke says the title really captures the personality of the...
(Nashville, TN) -- Alan Jackson has two special performances coming up at Nashville's Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. As this year's Artist-In-Residence the singer is getting the opportunity to create his own musical showcase, which he'll present at the museum's intimate...