Country News

(Nashville, TN) -- Country star Dierks Bentley says he's a very patriotic American. Bentley adds that for him there's no specific place or event that defines the nation. The singer says after all his years on the road, he believes it's the people who "are what America is all...
(Nashville, TN) -- Little Big Town is taking their latest single to TV. The country group will perform "Day Drinking" on Tuesday's edition of NBC's "Today" show. They'll also discuss the song and their upcoming album with hosts Kathie Lee and Hoda. The band's Karen Fairchild and...
(Undated) -- Old Crow Medicine Show's latest single has similar origins as Darius Rucker's hit "Wagon Wheel." Band member Chris "Critter" Fuqua tells Billboard.com "Sweet Amarillo" is another unfinished Bob Dylan song that frontman Ketch Secor completed. But he says this time...
(Undated) -- Justin Moore's rendition of Motley Crue's "Home Sweet Home" has been tapped as the lead-off single from the upcoming country tribute album to the band. The video to the song will debut on RollingStone.com Tuesday, but fans are getting a preview through a behind-the-...
(Undated) -- Kenny Chesney is calling his new album "The Big Revival." Due in stores September 23rd, it's a project the country star has given a lot of time and thought. Kenny explains that he wasn't interested in simply recording a bunch of songs and calling it an album. He...
(Undated) -- Taylor Swift, Toby Keith, and Kenny Chesney are once again getting recognition as some of country music's biggest stars. The singers are all making a return to the "Forbes" Celebrity 100. The list ranks celebrities' power and influence based on media exposure,...
(Undated) -- Hunter Hayes is headed to the Baseball Hall of Fame. The country star hasn't been inducted, but he's been enlisted to perform at the upcoming 75th anniversary celebration for the Cooperstown institution. Hayes is adding to an already announced lineup of stars that...
(Nashville, TN) -- Kenny Chesney says he believes a lot of listeners will be able to identify with his latest single. The country star says the song reminds him of his fans. Chesney says when he's on stage he sees people who "play hard, love hard," and "work hard to make ends...
(Nashville, TN) -- Thomas Rhett says being a second-generation country star has its benefits. The son of singer-songwriter Rhett Akins explains that he didn't have a very traditional upbringing, but it's kept him from encountering a lot of surprises in his career. Thomas says as...