Country News

(Nashville, TN) -- Kenny Chesney says his latest single, "American Kids" really grabbed him. The country star explains that the song is unlike anything he's recorded before. Chesney adds that he felt "American Kids" had "the potential to be pretty special." He explains that it's...
(Nashville, TN) -- The Band Perry's Kimberly Perry says the group's more aggressive songs aren't really taking the perspective of a woman scorned. The country star explain that they're more about people trying to defy the odds and get out of a difficult situation. The trio's...
(Cadott, WI) -- Dan and Shay's Dan Smyers admits it still surprises him to be recognized. The country newcomer tells Eau Claire, Wisconsin's WEAU TV when he was a kid he "couldn't pay people to remember" his name, so "it's cool" to get so much attention. But the singer also...
(Undated) -- Dierks Bentley might be a married father of three whose 40th birthday isn't all that far away. But the country star tells CMT age doesn't really make a difference in touring, and he feels "timeless out on the road." He also admits his maturity level tends to drop...
(Nashville, TN) -- Rascal Flatts' Joe Don Rooney says he wouldn't necessarily call "Rewind" a "make or break" single. But the country star tells "Rolling Stone Country" it was "definitely leaning more toward 'need to make.'" He explains that their last chart-topping hit was 2012...
(Undated) -- The personal dramas continue for country duo Joey + Rory. Rory Feek shares in a new blog post that his wife and singing partner underwent cancer surgery last Friday. He details their story, explaining that Joey was diagnosed with cervical cancer following a routine...
(Nashville, TN) -- Scotty McCreery isn't quite describing himself as a "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde." But the country star admits performing brings out a very different side of him. Scotty adds that it's "almost tough to talk about," because between his interactions with the fans...
(Nashville, TN) -- Little Big Town feels lucky to have the fun-in-the-sun video they wanted for their current single, "Day Drinkin'." The country group recently shot the clip near Miami Beach, and band members Phillip Sweet and Jimi Westbrook admit they were a little concerned...
(New York, NY) -- Hank Williams the Third isn't happy with the current "pop country" trend. But the grandson of Hank Williams Sr. tells Fox411 he doesn't object to its existence. He admits he doesn't play his grandfather's -- or even his father's -- brand of country music. Hank3...