Country News

(Indianapolis, IN) -- Zac Brown Band is on board for the festivities surrounding this year's men's college basketball tournament. The country group is headlining the Capital One JamFest, which closes the three-day NCAA March Madness Music Festival. Lady Antebellum and Kacey...
(Nashville, TN) -- Kenny Chesney attributes his attitude to all the time he's spent in the Caribbean. But the country star admits the woman he's singing about in his latest hit, "Wild Child," is the type of woman he really likes. Chesney adds that what matters to him is how she...
(Undated) -- Taylor Swift is finally addressing recent reports that she had her famously long legs insured for 40-million dollars. The star seems to be laughing off last week's tabloid rumors with a photo on Instagram, playfully scolding her pet cat Meredith for scratching her...
(Austin, TX) -- Brad Paisley tweets that he's "excited to be back" in Austin. One reason the country star is in the Texas city is to appear on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live." The Hollywood-based talk show has relocated for the week in conjunction with the South By Southwest music...
(Nashville, TN) -- Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard says he and Brian Kelley appreciate the words of wisdom they've received from fellow country stars Luke Bryan and Jason Aldean. But Hubbard admits they haven't really talked all that much with Luke or Jason about how to...
(Nashville, TN) -- Carrie Underwood says her new line of women's fitness apparel, Calia , is a "lifestyle brand." The country star explains that these clothes are appropriate for the various things a woman might have to do throughout her day. Carrie adds that she believes Calia...
(Undated) -- Aerosmith's Steven Tyler is making good on his announced plans to explore his country roots. Sources tell Billboard.com says the Boston-based rocker relocated to Nashville in January, and he's expected to ink a deal with the country label Big Machine Records "before...
(Cuyahoga Falls, OH) -- A onetime member of Buck Owens' backing group has died. Ohio's "Akron Beacon Journal" says services for The Buckaroos' former pedal steel player, Jerry Brightman, will take place Monday evening at St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. The...
(Undated) -- Trace Adkins is becoming a broadcaster. The country star has signed on with SiriusXM to host a new show on the Y2Kountry channel. Billboard.com says on "The Throwback Thirty," Trace is counting down the top 30 country songs from the week the show airs, but a...