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(Nashville, TN) -- The Eli Young Band's Mike Eli says the group wasn't interested in packing their latest album with ballads. The country star explains it's because they considered bringing the material to the stage when they worked on "10,000 Towns." But Chris Thompson adds...
(Nashville, TN) -- Dierks Bentley says he used to think he knew what it meant to be tired. However, the country star admits that was before he became a father of three -- but he's not complaining. Dierks adds that taking care of all three kids on his own is a daunting concept...
(Nashville, TN) -- Alan Jackson says he can't explain his success. But the country star, who's celebrating his 25th anniversary as a recording artist, admits for him it's been a combination of good luck and good material. Jackson adds that when he started his career back in the...
(Grand Junction, CO) -- Lady Antebellum's Hillary Scott says her daughter is "a chatterbox." The country star tells "Taste Of Country" little Eisele , who's now eleven months old, isn't quite walking yet but she's "starting to talk a lot," and her favorite word "is 'bubbles.'"...
(Undated) -- Kip Moore is expressing his anger at scalpers. The country star says in a lengthy Facebook post that those who make massive profits from concert ticket resales top a list of things that tick him off that he has no real power to change. He explains that the upcoming...
(Nashville, TN) -- Lucy Hale says she can't really express just what performing on the Grand Ole Opry means to her. The "Pretty Little Liars" star, who released her first country album earlier this month, made her first Opry appearance over the weekend. The Opry tweets that Lucy...
(Nashville, TN) -- A longtime member of the Grand Ole Opry has died. Billboard.com says country singer Jimmy C. Newman was in a hospital in Nashville when he passed away on Saturday. He was 86. The Louisiana native began a music career in the 1940s that was inspired by both the...
(Nashville, TN) -- Former "American Idol" winner Scotty McCreery owes his former manager 239-thousand dollars in back pay. McCreery was sued last year by music industry veteran Todd Cassetty, who said he was owed the standard 15 percent of McCreery's gross revenue for the five-...
(Undated) -- Brad Paisley officially begins his tenure with a reality TV show with the premiere of the new singing competition "Rising Star." And the country star admits he's not sure what to expect, or what exactly is expected of him as an "expert." But he tells Billboard.com...