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(Nashville, TN) -- Kix Brooks says he feels his purpose as a performer is to give his audience a break from the stress of their daily lives. The country star also admits it's what he finds most gratifying about his music career. Kix adds that there's nothing better than to help...
(New York, NY) -- Garth Brooks is getting special acknowledgment for their work. The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, or ASCAP, has tapped the country legend to receive their Centennial Award, a "once-in-a-century" prize recognizing artists' "incomparable...
(Raleigh, NC) -- Scotty McCreery is once again helping students get into the school spirit. The country star headlined North Carolina State University's Packapalooza welcome back festival over the weekend, marking the second consecutive year he's taken part in the event. And...
(Los Angeles, CA) -- Taylor Swift might be diving fully into the pop arena with her new album, "1989." But the country-pop superstar wasn't going to make a literal leap at the MTV Video Music Awards. When the choreography for "Shake It Off" took Taylor to the top of a giant "...
(Undated) -- Another country singer is looking to restart her career through reality TV. But unlike Sarah Darling, who was eliminated from this summer's "Rising Star" in the fourth week, Emily West is headed to the semifinals on "America's Got Talent." Emily tells "Country...
(New York, NY) -- The new Glen Campbell documentary is headed to theaters. "Glen Campbell...I'll Be Me" is slated to open in New York and Nashville on October 24th. It will then arrive in 50 other cities across the country. The movie features the music legend and his family as...
(Undated) -- A couple of new country releases could land pretty high on the charts. Billboard.com says Chase Rice's latest effort, "Ignite the Night," and the compilation "Nashville Outlaws: A Tribute to Motley Crue" are both expected to debut in the top ten on the all-genre...
(Undated) -- The director of Taylor Swift's latest video for "Shake It Off" is defending his work. In an interview with "Vulture," Mark Romanek addresses some critics of the lighthearted dance clip who felt it played on racial stereotypes. Romanek says the video, which has...
(Undated) -- Hunter Hayes is preparing to leave an impression on fans on his just-announced "Tattoo (Your Name) Tour." The country star shared his plans for the trek during his appearance on NBC's "Today" show Friday, on which he also performed a few songs, including his current...