Country News

(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...
(Undated) -- Kacey Musgraves is giving proof that she's been working with the Beach Boys' Brian Wilson. Over the weekend the country star tweeted a photograph of her and the legendary rocker in the studio. Kacey included the message that she's "had the recent honor of...
(Undated) -- Wade Hayes says he's healthy and working on a new album. The country star, who has battled colon cancer twice over the past three years, tells Billboard.com the first song he wrote for the disc is based on his latest recovery. The singer explains that "Go Live Your...
(Undated) -- Brad Paisley fans are getting their first listen to another new song from the country star. He's behind "All In," which is featured in the trailer to the upcoming Disney film "Planes: Fire & Rescue." Paisley says he's very familiar with efforts that go into...
(Undated) -- Brett Eldredge is back at the top of the chart. Billboard.com says the singer's latest hit, "Beat Of The Music," is the new leader on the Country Airplay chart. The success of his latest single gives Eldredge his second consecutive number one, following "Don't Ya,"...
(Nashville, TN) -- Kenny Chesney says he's humbled to learn he's currently the top country touring star. The singer led the way for country and ranked ninth overall in a recent "Billboard" rundown of the Top 25 Live Artists of the past 25 years. Since 1990, Kenny has played 755...
(Nashville, TN) -- Miranda Lambert says her latest album, "Platinum," really reflects her growth and maturity as a woman. The country star adds that she appreciates all the support she's received for her music. "Platinum" debuted last week at number one on the Billboard Country...
(Undated) -- A new film is in the works about the late country legend Hank Williams. HollywoodReporter.com says British actor Tom Hiddleston has signed on to play the part of Hank Sr. in Marc Abraham's upcoming biopic "I Saw The Light." Hiddleston's recent credits include the...