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(Nashville, TN) -- Brad Paisley says Pixar's John Lasseter approached him directly about writing music for the upcoming "Planes" sequel. The country star adds that Lasseter had no objections to him tapping his family's history in firefighting for the songs. Paisley says Lasseter...
(Hollywood, CA) -- ABC gave viewers a sneak peak at the network's new singing competition "Rising Star" this week by cutting into the last few minutes of "The Bachelorette." The test was meant to demonstrate the live nature of the show, which was made even more obvious when...
(Undated) -- Willie Nelson's "beautiful Luck wasn't so Lucky recently." A post on the country star's Facebook page says the portion of his ranch he calls Luck, TX was damaged last week in severe storms with "tornado force winds" The message adds that he's "happy to report no one...
(Undated) -- One of Glen Campbell's children isn't completely satisfied with the care her father is receiving. The 78-year-old country star is battling Alzheimer's, and currently living in a facility in Nashville. Glen's oldest daughter, Debby, tells "Country Weekly" he's "doing...
(Syracuse, NY) -- The tax man cometh after Toby Keith's Syracuse bar and grill. According to Syracuse.com, the country star's New York eatery is facing a new tax warrant from the state, seeking more than 107-thousand-dollars in unpaid taxes from fourth quarter earnings last year...
(Nashville, TN) -- Brad Paisley says fans shouldn't expect another "Wheelhouse" with his next album. While the country star wanted to stir things up with his last studio effort, and included songs about more serious subjects, he says "Moonshine In The Trunk" is "completely...
(Nashville, TN) -- Travis Tritt says his new single was inspired by a non-musical project. The country star explains that the idea for "That's What Dreamers Do" came from a new movie he narrates about the early life of Walt Disney. Tritt's song is also included in the movie "As...
(Undated) -- Willie Nelson's new album is being celebrated as his return to original material. For "Band Of Brothers" Nelson penned eight tracks, his largest contribution to an album in a decade. But Willie is downplaying the fact, and tells Billboard.com he doesn't keep track...
(Nashville, TN) -- A special reissue of Kellie Pickler's latest album is on the way. The limited edition vinyl version of "The Woman I Am" marks the first time one of the country singer's albums has been available in this format, and Kellie says she's excited about the release...