• Alan Jackson's '55 Ford Thunderbird Going on Limited Display at Country Music Hall of Fame

    Alan Jackson's '55 Ford Thunderbird Going on Limited Display at Country Music Hall of Fame

    No Alan Jackson retrospective would be complete without including one of his vintage cars, and the new Alan Jackson exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville features his most precious set of wheels — the 1955 Ford Thunderbird he bought at age 15. Alan and his father, Gene, restored the car, but Alan had to sell it to get the down payment for his first home. Years later, Alan’s wife, Denise, tracked down that exact T-Bird and gave it to Alan for Christmas. The car appeared in his 2008 video “Good Time.” Alan’s 25 Years of Keepin’… Read more

  • Garth Brooks Adds 11th Show to Chicago Run, to Be Held September 5

    Garth Brooks Adds 11th Show to Chicago Run, to Be Held September 5

    Garth Brooks has added an 11th show to his scheduled run in Chicago.  The newly scheduled show will take place on Friday, September 5 at 10:30 p.m. CT at the Allstate Arena. Tickets for that date go on sale this Saturday through Ticketmaster.com/GarthBrooks or 1-800-745-3000. Garth decided to add this latest show after ironing out some issues with Ticketmaster with his run of shows in Atlanta. “I feel whatever the problem was has now been fixed,” Garth says. “I would like to put on one more show in Chicago so people that wanted tickets and could not get in the… Read more

  • Brad Paisley Debuts "Country Nation" on My Country Nation's YouTube Channel

    Brad Paisley Debuts "Country Nation" on My Country Nation's YouTube Channel

    Brad Paisley‘s affiliation with the new multi-format platform My Country Nation continues with the premiere of his new “Country Nation” video at MyCountryNation.com and on the outlet’s YouTube channel. Brad’s new clip features a look at the everyday people who make up the “Country Nation.” Says Brad, “I can’t think of a better platform to debut the video for ‘Country Nation.’ It’s what my album represents and what programming on the channel is all about.” “Country Nation” is included on Brad’s new album, Moonshine in the Trunk, due out Monday. The lead single, “River Bank,” is on track to become… Read more

  • Chase Rice Turns the Energy Way Up on Debut Album, "Ignite the Night"

    Chase Rice Turns the Energy Way Up on Debut Album, "Ignite the Night"

    Chase Rice‘s debut album, Ignite the Night, is out Tuesday featuring the lead single, “Ready Set Roll.” As indicated by that album title, the music on this album is designed to get fans on their feet at his concerts. Chase tells ABC News Radio, “It was just the perfect three words to describe the album, Ignite the Night. Party, fun, explosions, whatever you wanna call it, which, hopefully this album will explode into something cool.” While Chase describes some of the songs on the new album as “Ready Set Roll” on steroids, there are a few songs that show off… Read more

  • Taylor Swift Says New Single, "Shake It Off," Addresses Our "Take-Down Culture"

    Taylor Swift Says New Single, "Shake It Off," Addresses Our "Take-Down Culture"

    Not only is Taylor Swift out with a new single, “Shake It Off,” she also has a new music video for it and a new album, 1989, to be released Oct. 27. Taylor said the single, which had its debut Monday night during her global Yahoo! live stream, encourages people to shake off negativity in their lives. “The message in the song is a problem I think we all deal with, and an issue we deal with on a daily basis. We don’t live just in a celebrity take-down culture, we live in a take-down culture,” Taylor said on Tuesday’s Good… Read more

  • Country Stars Rock Out on New Motley Crue Tribute Album, "Nashville Outlaws"

    Country Stars Rock Out on New Motley Crue Tribute Album, "Nashville Outlaws"

    Florida Georgia Line, Darius Rucker, Brantley Gilbert and several other country stars salute heavy metal legends Motley Crue on the new tribute album, Nashville Outlaws. The project is in stores and online Tuesday featuring the lead single, Justin Moore’s collaboration with Motley Crue’s Vince Neil on “Home Sweet Home.” Even though it has a rock edge, Justin says, “This sounds like a Justin Moore song. I mean it doesn’t matter where the song originated from whether it was rap or rock or pop or country or whatever, this song is right down, you know, my wheelhouse.” Florida Georgia Line took… Read more

  • ACM Awards Celebrate 50th Anniversary with New Commemorative Book, "This Is Country"

    ACM Awards Celebrate 50th Anniversary with New Commemorative Book, "This Is Country"

    In anticipation of the ACM Awards’ 50th anniversary next year, the Academy of Country Music has opened its archive up for the new book, This Is Country: A Backstage Pass to the Academy of Country Music Awards. The 224-page book comes out September 23 featuring commentary from Tim McGraw, Miranda Lambert, Taylor Swift, Lady Antebellum‘s Hillary Scott, Kenny Chesney, Merle Haggard and more. Reba wrote the forward for the book, which is full of candid, never-before-seen photographs from the ACMs. Proceeds from the sale of This Is Country will benefit the ACM’s charitable arm, ACM Lifting Lives. Follow @ABCNewsRadio Copyright… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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