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(Nashville, TN) -- The Doobie Brothers' John McFee admits he wasn't sure what to expect with the band's country collaborations album. But he says he was open to the concept, and is really pleased with the results. Doobie Brother Tom Johnston adds that any skepticism on the band'...
(Las Vegas, NV) -- Miranda Lambert is using her most recent festival appearance to help animals in need. GotCountryOnline says the singer turned her participation at the inaugural Route 91 Harvest Festival into her annual "Cause for the Paws" fundraiser. She was Saturday night's...
(Nashville, TN) -- Carrie Underwood says she doesn't know the gender of her baby. But the pregnant country star admits she has a preference. She tells the syndicated "America's Morning Show" she and her husband Mike Fisher will "be overjoyed with either," but confesses she's "...
(Nashville, TN) -- Miranda Lambert will be getting an early start to her road work next year. The country star says she'll be kicking off her "Certified Platinum Tour" in January. Details regarding specific dates and venues haven't been announced yet. But Miranda has unveiled a...
(Undated) -- Garth Brooks is calling his new album "Man Against Machine." The disc is the country superstar's first full collection of new studio material in more than 13 years, and he says it's "a remarkable feeling to be making music again." Garth adds that over the past 14...
(Nashville, TN) -- Little Big Town is becoming a member of the Grand Ole Opry. The country group received their invitation at Friday's show. Band member Kimberly Schlapman says she began to get suspicious when she heard another singer chiming in on their song "Pontoon." Kimberly...
(Undated) -- Taylor Swift is lending her voice to "The Voice." The pop star has been added to the cast of NBC's singing competition. The network says Swift will be the "key adviser" for the show's current season during the Knockout Round, which puts singers on the same team up...
(Nashville, TN -- Carrie Underwood says her latest single came from a songwriting session with Chris DeStefano and Brett James. The country star recalls that when Chris started playing some music she looked through her collection of notes, and came across the phrase "something...
(Nashville, TN) -- Thomas Rhett says he's having a bit of a problem with his sophomore CD -- he's got too many songs! The country star explains that he has more than 30 tracks at his disposal, which is forcing him to really plan the project in advance. Thomas says it wasn't...