• Shania Twain Releases Anti-Family Violence PSA as Las Vegas Residency Comes to an End

    Shania Twain Releases Anti-Family Violence PSA as Las Vegas Residency Comes to an End

    Shania Twain wrapped up her two-year residency at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas over the weekend, and she’s using the occasion to shine a light on an important cause. The Canadian native’s just released a PSA against family violence for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police’s YouTube channel. In the clip, Shania encourages people to report incidents of family violence to the police. She also stresses that abuse can be physical, sexual or emotional and can happen in any family. “Family violence shouldn’t be kept a secret,” says Shania. “You can break the silence. There’s always someone who can help.” Now… Read more

  • Is Carrie Underwood Plotting a Collaboration with One Direction?

    Is Carrie Underwood Plotting a Collaboration with One Direction?

    Is Carrie Underwood plotting a collaboration with pop superstars One Direction? The band is managed by Simon Cowell, who was a judge on American Idol when Carrie was crowned the winner in 2005. Carrie tells U.K.’s Daily Mail, “If One Direction ever wants to go country, I’m here.”  She adds, “I think I should get on the phone to Simon.” When asked if she would ever step into Simon’s shoes as a judge on a TV singing competition, Carrie says, “I feel like it would be really hard to be honest, and I do think a lot of judges lose… Read more

  • Kacey Musgraves Announces 2015 Same Tour Different Trailer Tour Dates

    Kacey Musgraves Announces 2015 Same Tour Different Trailer Tour Dates

    Kacey Musgraves has added a new round of 2015 dates for her Same Tour Different Trailer outing starting February 12 in Norfolk, Virginia. She’s taking along new duo John & Jacob in the opening spot. Kacey performed at the Grand Ole Opry this past weekend. She’s currently in the studio working on the follow up to her Grammy-winning album, Same Trailer Different Park. Here are Kacey’s new tour dates: 2/12 — Norfolk, VA, The NorVa 2/13 — Durham, NC, Carolina Theatre 2/14 — Baltimore, MD, Ram’s Head Live! 2/19 — Madison, WI, Orpheum Theater 2/20 — Minneapolis, MN, State Theatre… Read more

  • Little Big Town Announces 2015 Dates for Pain Killer Tour

    Little Big Town Announces 2015 Dates for Pain Killer Tour

    Little Big Town will continue their Pain Killer tour into 2015 with special guest Chris Stapleton. The new round of dates kicks off March 5 in Savannah, GA. These shows follow LBT’s run through the United Kingdom starting February 10 in London. Look for Little Big Town to perform the halftime show at the 2014 Capitol One Orange Bowl in Miami on New Year’s Eve. Here are Little Big Town’s new tour dates: 3/5 — Savannah, GA, Johnny Mercer Theatre 3/6 — Birmingham, AL, BJCC Concert Hall 3/8 — Chattanooga, TN, Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium 3/12 — Evansville, IN,… Read more

  • Brad Paisley Explains His Visual Approach to Songwriting

    Brad Paisley Explains His Visual Approach to Songwriting

    Brad Paisley always thinks of the visuals his words will create in the listeners’ minds when he’s writing hit songs like his latest offering, “Perfect Storm.” Brad says, “My idea of country music is always about the pictures it paints for you. I don’t like songs that don’t give me images in my mind.” That approach can be found in rock and pop music as well, even if the meaning of the lyrics isn’t always clear. Brad points to The Eagles‘ classic “Hotel California” as an example. “I don’t know totally what that’s about, but you know, ‘On a dark… Read more

  • Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line and Toby Keith Headlining Delaware Junction Festival

    Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line and Toby Keith Headlining Delaware Junction Festival

    Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line and Toby Keith are headlining the first-ever Delaware Junction Country Music and Camping Festival next summer. The three-day event runs August 14 through 16, 2015 in Harrington, DE at the Delaware State Fairgrounds. More artists will join the lineup for Delaware Junction in the coming days. Ticket information is available at DelawareJunctionFestival.com. Follow @ABCNewsRadio Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio

  • Newcomer Kelleigh Bannen Takes a Risk with New Song, "Smoke When I Drink"

    Newcomer Kelleigh Bannen Takes a Risk with New Song, "Smoke When I Drink"

    Country newcomer Kelleigh Bannen has a new song out titled “Smoke When I Drink,” telling the story of a woman who can’t say no to her ex when she’s had a cocktail or two. Kelleigh tells ABC News Radio, “I love an addiction metaphor like that for a love thing. ‘Cause we’ve all been in those relationships. And whether they’re good for us or not, we all know that addictive power of those people in our lives.” While guys score hits singing about drinking all the time, it’s not always easy for a woman to climb the charts singing about… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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