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(Washington, DC) -- Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to turn out to see Carrie Underwood, Bruce Springsteen and other stars at "The Concert for Valor" in Washington, DC this week. TheWrap.com says organizers are prepping for a crowd of up to 850-thousand, which would...
(Nashville, TN) -- Kacey Musgraves says she's not trying to be shocking or inflammatory with her music. The singer explains that she's simply being honest in her songs, which is what country artists have been doing for decades. She explains that she's following the tradition...
(Nashville, TN) -- Lady Antebellum's Hillary Scott says it's important to her to show her support to the songwriting community. Hillary adds that she's particularly grateful to one singer-songwriter in particular. Victoria Shaw's many credits include the Garth Brooks chart-...
(Undated) -- Lady Antebellum will be ringing in 2015 in two ways. The country trio is headlining this year's Bash on Broadway -- Nashville's annual New Year's Eve concert. And a portion of the group's performance will be included on ABC's "New Year's Rockin' Eve" specials. Gavin...
On Friday night, Garth Brooks did what he does best. He gave one of his fans a once in a lifetime experience they'll likely never forget. When a women held up a sign that read "Chemo This Morning. Garth Tonight. Enjoying The Dance" while Brooks was singing "The Dance" it led to...
(Undated) -- Willie Nelson is playing a key role in a proposed new TV series. "Rolling Stone" says the country icon has been tapped to host "Inside Arlyn," a show featuring interviews and performances from music legends and newcomers. This week Willie is expected to begin taping...
(Undated) -- Loretta Lynn isn't up for consideration to become the nation's new Attorney General. But "USA Today" says the similarity between the country legend's name and the woman who has been nominated sparked a little bit of confusion and a flurry of Twitter activity late...
(Undated) -- Hunter Hayes says he doesn't feel entitled to put together a wish list of artists he'd like to work with. The country star tells Billboard.com he's "gotten to do some pretty sick collaborations lately," including teaming up with Stevie Wonder, Jason Mraz, and most...
(Undated) -- The Marshall Tucker Band attributes the band's longevity to the timeless themes in their music. Frontman Doug Gray tells Billboard.com when songs like "Can't You See" and "Fire On The Mountain" were written, "there was an American-ism thing going on" and "you were...