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  • Michael Ray Making Third Grand Ole Opry Appearance in Four Weeks Tuesday Night

    Michael Ray Making Third Grand Ole Opry Appearance in Four Weeks Tuesday Night

    Country newcomer Michael Ray is becoming a regular at the Grand Ole Opry. He’s set to make his third appearance in four weeks on the show this Tuesday night. Michael says, “To be invited back for a third time in such a short time frame is mind-blowing. I was just as nervous the second time I performed and I’m sure I’ll be just as overwhelmed.  It’s an honor to step inside the circle of the Grand Ole Opry and I’m ready to play anytime they want me.” Michael is currently climbing the country chart with his debut single, “Kiss You […]

  • Thomas Rhett Working to Set Himself Apart from the Crowded Male Country Field

    Thomas Rhett Working to Set Himself Apart from the Crowded Male Country Field

    Thomas Rhett is working hard to make himself stand out from the crowded field of solo male acts in the country format. That’s why he tapped into his soul and R&B influence for the brand-new single, “Crash and Burn.” Thomas tells the Indianapolis Star, “If you don’t do something that makes you stand out a little bit, I think you’re always considered just in a category, rather than people knowing your name.” For inspiration, Thomas looks to legendary acts like Elvis Presley, The Rolling Stones and Led Zeppelin to see how they kept their sound fresh and stayed true to […]

  • Miranda Lambert Explains Why She Doesn't Just Pack Up and Tour with Hubby Blake Shelton

    Miranda Lambert Explains Why She Doesn't Just Pack Up and Tour with Hubby Blake Shelton

    Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert spend a lot of time apart due to their work schedules. It seems the couple would launch a co-headlining tour as a way to spend more time together, but bringing their respective live shows together would take a lot of compromises for both Blake and Miranda. Miranda tells the New Orleans Times-Picayune, “It’s interesting being married to an artist because we have two ways of doing everything, him and I. From our management and fans, from the way we write to the songs we pick — but it’s fun to watch because both ways work.” […]

  • Jason Aldean Revisits His Blue-Collar Past in "Tonight Looks Good on You" Video

    Jason Aldean Revisits His Blue-Collar Past in "Tonight Looks Good on You" Video

    Jason Aldean returns to his days punching a clock as a blue-collar worker in the video for his new single, “Tonight Looks Good on You.” Jason plays a supporting role in the clip’s storyline about a couple as they struggle to make ends meet and support their family. Says Jason, “It wasn’t that long ago that I was a Pepsi delivery guy racing the clock hoping to get home before sundown. So, it was easy to put myself back in those shoes and kinda cheer for the guy who works his *ss off to get home to his girl.” The “Tonight […]

  • Brad Paisley's Probably Not Getting You Free Tickets to The Rolling Stones Concert in Nashville

    Brad Paisley's Probably Not Getting You Free Tickets to The Rolling Stones Concert in Nashville

    Brad Paisley‘s family members have seen a dramatic increase in unwanted phone calls and text messages ever since his son was announced as the opening act for The Rolling Stones‘ June 17 show at Nashville’s LP Field. “You wouldn’t believe it,” Brad says. “There’s people I don’t know that called my father, that got his number and said, ‘Hi, do you remember me? Is there any way?’ Honestly, it’s never a good indicator when they say, ‘Do you remember me?'” Brad wants to go on record as saying anyone not in his immediate family or band probably won’t be getting […]

  • Keith Urban Performs, Blake Shelton Parodies "The Voice" on Red Nose Day Event

    Keith Urban Performs, Blake Shelton Parodies "The Voice" on Red Nose Day Event

    “Red Nose Day,” a three-hour live event designed to raise money for charity organizations that focus on helping children and young people in the U.S. and around the world lift themselves out of poverty, aired Thursday night on NBC. The star-studded event also included Blake Shelton and a performance from Keith Urban. Urban launched into a version of John Mellencamp‘s “Pink Houses.” He then introduced the rock legend, who took the stage to sing the rest of the song. Urban sang harmony on the choruses and played guitar. Shelton joined his fellow Voice coaches Adam Levine, Christina Aguilera, and Pharrell — along […]

  • Hunter Hayes Commemorates a Milestone Birthday with Brand-New Single, "21"

    Hunter Hayes Commemorates a Milestone Birthday with Brand-New Single, "21"

    Hunter Hayes has dropped his brand-new single, “21,” to country radio. The song captures Hunter’s excitement and nostalgia about celebrating his 21st birthday. Look for Hunter to perform “21” on ABC’s The View on Monday. You’ll be able to download the track the next day, May 26. Hunter’s currently headlining his sold-out Let’s Be Crazy Tour UK in support of the UK release this week of his album, I Want Crazy. He’ll continue as a special guest on Lady Antebellum‘s Wheels Up Tour with Sam Hunt May 29 in Wantagh, New York. Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.