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(Undated) -- The members of Little Big Town are proud of their upcoming album. Singer Karen Fairchild tells "Rolling Stone Country" the disc is "bold and provocative" while also "very fun." She adds that "Painkiller" isn't "a departure" for the group, but "the next step." The...
(Plainview, TX) -- Jimmy Dean's widow says she knows her late husband would approve of the museum being built in his honor in his hometown. The "Lubbock Avalanche-Journal" says Donna Dean Stevens took part in a groundbreaking event for the Jimmy Dean Museum Tuesday in Plainview...
(Undated) -- Jerry Lee Lewis has a new album on the way. And "The Killer" is sharing the title track to "Rock and Roll Time" online. Lewis tells "Rolling Stone" he believes "Rock and Roll Time" is the best song on the album. He adds that the track is representative of the disc,...
(Undated) -- Garth Brooks apparently has some friends in high places as well. The "Irish Mirror" says residents near Dublin's Croke Park, where the country superstar is slated to launch his comeback next month, are angry because the Dublin City Council has decided against...
(Undated) -- Justin Moore is back on the top of the chart. Billboard.com says the singer's latest solo hit, "Lettin' The Night Roll," slid into the number one spot on the Country Airplay chart to become his fourth career list leader. His previous number ones include "Til My Last...
(Undated) -- In what's perhaps not the biggest surprise, Keith Urban will be return to serve as a judge on "American Idol" for another season. Fox execs confirmed Monday that all of last season's judges would be back, meaning Keith will once again share the table with Jennifer...
(Nashville, TN) -- Cassadee Pope says it's a thrill for her to be an opener on Tim McGraw's tour this summer. The country newcomer adds that she expects to get an education on the trek. Cassadee adds that being on the road with Tim is "pretty surreal" for her. She explains that...
(Nashville, TN) -- Love And Theft's Stephen Barker Liles says he's had a night that he'll never forget, which was nothing like the story in their latest single. The song is about having a wild, wonderful time at a party. But his story involves being on the road in Minnesota and...
(Nashville, TN) -- Brantley Gilbert says he'll take any opportunity to head out on his motorcycle. The country star explains that there's perhaps only one thing he enjoys more than hitting the open road. Brantley is spending this summer on the road performing for fans. His next...