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  • This Bud's for You: Chris Stapleton Shares Up to $1 Million in Military Scholarships

    This Bud's for You: Chris Stapleton Shares Up to $1 Million in Military Scholarships

    This Fourth of July, Chris Stapleton not only will play for members of the armed forces and their families at the most-populated military post in the country, he’ll also help send some of them to school. The Traveller sensation is teaming up with Budweiser to give up to a million dollars in educational support to the spouses and children of fallen and disabled soldiers. Chris will make the donation during his Independence Day show in North Carolina, where 40,000 members of the Fort Bragg community are expected to turn out to see him. The exact amount of the scholarships will be determined by the number […]

  • Chase Rice Returns with Everyman Anthem "Everybody We Know Does"

    Chase Rice Returns with Everyman Anthem "Everybody We Know Does"

    On the heels of his top-five hits “Ready Set Roll” and “Gonna Wanna Tonight,” Chase Rice is back with new music from his forthcoming album — the everyman anthem “Everybody We Know Does.” “These last few years have been a whirlwind,” the North Carolina native reflects. “I’ve lived a lot and had some incredible experiences and opportunities, but I’ve also been spending some time out at my farm, just unplugging for a bit and reflecting on what music means to me and what it means to all of the people who have shown up and supported me over the years.  That’s why […]

  • Backstreet's Back — with Florida Georgia Line?

    Backstreet's Back — with Florida Georgia Line?

    We already know that Tim McGraw shows up on one track on Florida Georgia Line’s new Dig Your Roots album– and it looks like another superstar collaboration could be in the works, this time with ’90s boy band sensation the Backstreet Boys. On Monday, Backstreet’s Brian Littrell posted a photo of a mixing board and computer audio workstation on Instagram with the caption, “In the Lab……Doing something we’ve never done before…. BSB feature with FGL….. Great record…. Comes out late August.” Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley’s third album just happens to drop August 26. Copyright © 2016, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

  • Jon Pardi's "California Sunrise" Dawns at #1

    Jon Pardi's "California Sunrise" Dawns at #1

    Jon Pardi’s California Sunrise is dawning at number one. The Golden State native’s sophomore album debuts at the top of Billboard’s Country Albums ranking this week, making it not only his first chart- topping album, but his first career number one as well. Jon’s debut album, Write You a Song, peaked at number 3 in 2014, with its single, “Up All Night,” making it to number 10 that same year.  His current hit, “Head Over Boots,” remains firmly planted in the top ten this week as well. He’ll perform it for the first time on national television July 7 on […]

  • Scotty McCreery Debuts New Song About Late Grandfather

    Scotty McCreery Debuts New Song About Late Grandfather

    Scotty McCreery became a trending topic on Facebook over the weekend when the Grand Ole Opry posted the video for his June 10 performance of new song “Five More Minutes” on YouTube, where it now has more than 176,000 views. As McCreery emotionally explains in the video, he wrote the poignant story song just a few weeks after losing a grandfather he was very close to. Said McCreery, “He’s never heard this song, but I know he’s watching and very proud of me.” In the lyrics, McCreery sings, “At 86 my grandpa said there’s angels in the room/With all the family […]

  • Jason Aldean Impersonator Defrauds Disabled Woman

    Jason Aldean Impersonator Defrauds Disabled Woman

    A Florida man who impersonated singer Jason Aldean has been accused by police of defrauding an intellectually disabled woman for both money and sex. Tampa, Fla., TV station WFLA reports that Pinellas County resident Daniel Farris pretended to be the country music star and convinced the victim he was Aldean. Largo Police say Farris asked the unidentified woman for $2,000, and she gave him a total of $230 over two occasions. Police say he also convinced the woman to have sex with him. Farris allegedly posed as Aldean on Facebook, and also posed as a friend of Aldean’s in an effort to collect the […]

  • Country Star Trivia for 6/27/2016

    Country Star Trivia for 6/27/2016

    What country superstar helped induct a then 21-year-old Alison Krauss into the Grand Ole Opry in 1993? ANSWER: Garth Brooks Copyright © 2016, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.