Country News

(Nashville, TN) -- John Anderson's talents for putting together a tune are bringing him special a special honor. He's been tapped for the National Songwriters Hall of Fame's Class of 2014. The country star, whose hits include "Seminole Wind" and "Swingin'," will be added in the...
(Nashville, TN) -- Loretta Lynn is getting recognition for her creativity. The country legend has been tapped to receive the Americana Music Association's Lifetime Achievement Award for Songwriting. In announcing her award, organization reps praise Loretta as "one of the most...
(Dublin) -- "The Garth Brooks Comeback Special Event" won't happen after all. The country superstar issued a statement Tuesday saying he would not be going to the country later this month to play any shows. His decision follows the Dublin City Council's refusal to reconsider...
(Nashville, TN) -- Keith Urban says a lot of time and effort has gone into his upcoming tour. The country star explains that the prep work got under way months ago. Urban credits his team with giving him plenty of time to focus on his show. He says they took care of a lot of the...
(Nashville, TN) -- Danielle Bradbery says she feels like she's become the sports world's go-to girl for the national anthem. But the country newcomer admits she kind of brought in on herself. Bradbery adds that she was never uncomfortable singing "The Star-Spangled Banner" in...
(Nashville, TN) -- Darius Rucker says he'd love to have another big, career-defining hit like "Wagon Wheel." The singer admits he was taken by surprise with the track's success, and he's not sure another song like it exists. "Wagon Wheel" was Rucker's first international solo...
(Nashville, TN) -- Dierks Bentley's "Riser" birds are cropping up throughout Nashville, and they're raising even more money for charity. The country star is offering "flocks" of his bird image on wire stands, which fans can order to "flock" their friends. And those who don't...
(Undated) -- Taylor Swift is sharing her thoughts on the future of the music industry. The 24-year-old country star has penned an op-ed for "The Wall Street Journal's" website, giving her perspective on why artists shouldn't be discouraged by those predicting the downfall of...
(Nashville, TN) -- Florida Georgia Line is getting a jump on promoting their new single. The country duo will unveil their latest song, "Dirt," early Tuesday morning via social media. The track is the lead-off single from Florida Georgia Line's upcoming second album. And fans...