Country News

(Nashville, TN) -- Tim McGraw is making plans for his summer tour. The country star will launch his "Shotgun Rider" trek in Little Rock, Arkansas on June 5th. The 36-date run includes performances throughout the U.S., including a two-night stand at Red Rocks in Morrison,...
(Nashville, TN) -- One of the Swon Brothers is marking a personal milestone this weekend. Saturday is Zach Swon's birthday, and the country star admits he's somewhat less than enthusiastic about turning the "dirty 30." Zach explains that he's starting to feel his age in a couple...
(Nashville, TN) -- Carrie Underwood says she really likes her new single, "Little Toy Guns." She explains that in addition to its meaningful lyrics, it has a great sound. "Little Toy Guns" is the follow up to Carrie's chart-topping, Grammy-winning hit, "Something in the Water."...
(Undated) -- Jason Aldean is making plans for this year's breast cancer awareness benefit. But in addition to his "Concert for the Cure" this fall, the country star is using his latest album to bring in even more for the cause. "Old Boots, New Dirt" is available for free from...
(Undated) -- Blackberry Smoke has their first chart-topping album. Billboard.com says the group's fourth studio effort, "Holding All The Roses," is landing at number one on the Top Country Albums chart with first week sales of 19-thousand, reflecting the band's best sales week...
(Nashville, TN) -- Eric Church is now a father of two. The country star has announced the arrival of his second son, Tennessee Hawkins Church. He says in a website post that their little bundle of joy arrived Sunday, tipping the scale at six-pounds, 12-ounces and measuring 21...
(New York, NY) -- Toby Keith is receiving more recognition for his music. The country star is among the new inductees into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Country hitmaker Bobby Braddock, whose credits include George Jones' "He Stopped Loving Her Today" and Tracy Lawrence's "Time...
(Undated) -- Willie Nelson has a new film project in the works. "Entertainment Weekly" says the country legend has been tapped for a lead role in "Waiting For the Miracle to Come." And he won't have to travel far to get to the set. The movie will be shot at his Spicewood, Texas...
(Nashville, TN) -- Country newcomer Canaan Smith is prepping for the arrival of his first EP. Smith co-wrote all the songs on the five-track self-titled set, including his current single "Love You Like That." The singer says his music isn't "super predictable," but describes his...