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  • Chase Rice Reveals First Taste of New Music with "Whisper"

    Chase Rice Reveals First Taste of New Music with "Whisper"

    Chase Rice is re-teaming with the writers behind his hits “Ready Set Roll” and “Gonna Wanna Tonight” for “Whisper,” the lead single from his forthcoming album. “Personally, I believe my writing has evolved since we put out the last album and it’s been a hell of a ride so far, so this one will have a more mature sound to it,” the North Carolina native reveals. “‘Whisper’ is an example of that, having some of those different production elements that push the music beyond where we’ve been before.”  The nominee for ACM New Male Vocalist of the Year also considered […]

  • Dan+Shay Follow Their First Number One with a Romantic Tribute to Their Grandparents

    Dan+Shay Follow Their First Number One with a Romantic Tribute to Their Grandparents

    Dan + Shay are back with their follow-up to their first number one. Just two months after “Nothin’ Like You” topped the charts, they’re releasing  the lead single from their sophomore album, as well as its accompanying video. “‘From the Ground Up’ is a song that started with a conversation about our grandparents and the love that they shared for the 65-plus years that they were married,” Dan Smyers shares. “It tells the story of the life that they built through their power and dedication to each other, and the perseverance to endure whatever would come their way.”  “We put […]

  • Chris Stapleton to Team Up with Bonnie Raitt at the Grammys

    Chris Stapleton to Team Up with Bonnie Raitt at the Grammys

    Four-time nominee Chris Stapleton is the latest country artist now set to perform on the 58th Annual Grammy Awards. He’ll team up with Bonnie Raitt and Gary Clark Jr. to pay tribute to blues legend B.B. King, who passed away last May. Chris’s debut solo effort Traveller is up for both the all-genre Album of the Year as well as Country Album, while its title track competes for Best Country Solo Performance and Best Country Song. He joins fellow nominees Little Big Town, Carrie Underwood and Sam Hunt, who are already set to represent the country genre at the prestigious […]

  • North Carolina Native Chase Rice Admits He's Conflicted About Super Bowl 50, Wishes Party-goers Would "Whisper"

    North Carolina Native Chase Rice Admits He's Conflicted About Super Bowl 50, Wishes Party-goers Would "Whisper"

    These days, there’s more than one current country singer who once had a promising career in college football. Sam Hunt was the quarterback for the University of Alabama at Birmingham, while Chase Rice was a linebacker at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Even though he’s a native Tar Heel, Chase says it’s still not easy picking a side when it comes to Super Bowl 50. “Yeah, the Super Bowl’s tough for me this year,” he admits. “I’m a huge Peyton Manning fan. Love who he is as a person, love his character, and love his passion for […]

  • Keith Urban Expands ripCORD Tour

    Keith Urban Expands ripCORD Tour

    Keith Urban is adding three new dates to his ripCORD World Tour. He’ll play Bozeman, Montana on August 4 and Sioux City, Iowa on October 7, both places he hasn’t visited in more than a decade. On August 5, he’ll make his first stop ever in Pocatello, Idaho. Brett Eldredge and newcomer Maren Morris will be along for all the shows, which kick off June 2 in Kansas City, Missouri. Keith’s eighth studio album, also called Ripcord, is due sometime before the tour starts. Its second single, “Break on Me,” recently became the Aussie superstar’s 35th top-10 hit. This week, […]

  • Carrie Underwood's Storyteller Tour: By the Numbers

    Carrie Underwood's Storyteller Tour: By the Numbers

    With 17 semi-trucks and eight buses, Carrie Underwood’s Storyteller tour is her biggest production to date. Since the trek is titled Stories in the Round, the “Heartbeat” hitmaker made sure she built a stage that lives up to the name.   The platform measures 150 feet across the arena floor, with a 48-foot center stage that rotates 360 degrees. It also boasts seven elevator lifts, including a center one that can raise the ACM Female Vocalist nominee 18 feet in the air. A Carrie Underwood show also wouldn’t be complete without multiple costume changes. The American Idol winner changes no […]

  • Charles Kelley Fakes His Own Disappearance in Clever New Album Teaser

    Charles Kelley Fakes His Own Disappearance in Clever New Album Teaser

    These days, Charles Kelley is a busy man. He’s expecting his first child any day now, and he’s prepping for the release of his debut album The Driver this Friday. But he’s not so busy he couldn’t find time to fake his own disappearance. It all starts with a fictional clip of Ron Burgundy-esque Nashville newsman Bob Mueller reading a story from the news desk about the disappearance of the Lady Antebellum singer. Off camera, the anchorman then utters, “Who the f*** is Charles Kelley?,” the title of a clever teaser clip for the album. The video goes on to […]