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  • Carrie Underwood Performs "Good Girl" with New York Elementary Schoolers

    Carrie Underwood Performs "Good Girl" with New York Elementary Schoolers

    Carrie Underwood is busy promoting her new album, Blown Away, but she took some time out Thursday to hang with some talented fifth graders. Carrie stopped by PS22 in Staten Island, NY to sing her latest hit, “Good Girl,” with the school’s choir.  A video of the clip has been posted to YouTube. “Good Girl” is the lead single from Blown Away, in stores Tuesday. Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

  • Chris Young Has the Secret to Finding a Good Songwriting Partner

    Chris Young Has the Secret to Finding a Good Songwriting Partner

    Chris Young has co-written some of his biggest hits like “Tomorrow,” “You” and “Voices.”  He says the key to finding a good songwriting partner is making sure you connect on a friend level. “Generally I like writing with someone who I can sit around and talk with and have fun with for the first 30 or so minutes, where we stumble on an idea and see what comes of it,” Chris tells American Songwriter. Chris isn’t afraid to try writing with new people either. He says, “I don’t have any reservations about who I will or won’t write with because […]

  • Carrie Underwood Announces Media Blitz to Promote "Blown Away"

    Carrie Underwood Announces Media Blitz to Promote "Blown Away"

    Carrie Underwood has announced a big slate of TV appearances in support of her new album, Blown Away, coming out Tuesday. Look for her on ABC’s Good Morning America Monday, and she’ll be back on GMA Tuesday for a live outdoor concert in Times Square. On Monday night, Carrie also performs on CBS’s Late Show with David Letterman. She returns to the show that made her famous, American Idol, for a performance next Thursday night too. Look for Carrie’s media blitz to continue May 9 on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, followed by an appearance on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live on […]

  • Carrie Underwood Fills Out ESPN’s Hockey Questionnaire

    Carrie Underwood Fills Out ESPN’s Hockey Questionnaire

    Carrie Underwood is in the thick of promoting her new album, Blown Away, due out this Tuesday, but she may clear her calendar if the Nashville Predators advance in the NHL playoffs.  Carrie’s husband Mike Fisher is a center for the hockey team. ESPN recently caught up with Carrie and asked her to fill in the blanks on some hockey-related sentences. Her answers were funny and sometimes revealing: — “I think playoff beards are awesome because my husband makes one look sooooo sexy!” — “Seeing Mike win a Stanley Cup is on my sports bucket List.” — “Screaming at the […]

  • Eric Church Plans to Write Songs Until the Day He Dies

    Eric Church Plans to Write Songs Until the Day He Dies

    Eric Church has become one of country’s hottest touring acts this year, but his success all starts with his songwriting. In fact, Eric would still write songs if his country star status went away tomorrow. “When I die, if they found me in bed, in the drawer beside my bed, they’d find a song I’m working on,” Eric tells the Cleveland Plain Dealer. “If I was working at Walmart, if I was roofing, that’s what I’d be doing anyway. That’s my passion.” Eric had a hand in writing his latest hit, “Springsteen.” It’s included on his Grammy-nominated album, Chief, available […]

  • Lily Tomlin Talks Playing Reba’s Mom in "Malibu Country"

    Lily Tomlin Talks Playing Reba’s Mom in "Malibu Country"

    Reba recently filmed the pilot for her new ABC sitcom Malibu Country with Lily Tomlin playing her mother, Lillie Mae. Tomlin actually named her character after her own mother, who lived in Nashville for awhile. Lily calls Reba “funny” and “adorable” in a recent interview with The Tennessean. Matching Reba’s Southern accent for the show wasn’t a challenge either, since Lily’s family has so many Southern roots. She says, “It’s like second nature to me.” In Malibu Country, Reba plays a woman who moves her three kids and her mother from Nashville to Malibu to get away from her cheating […]

  • Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts Hoping for a Ton of Birthday Tweets Thursday

    Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts Hoping for a Ton of Birthday Tweets Thursday

    Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts celebrates his 41st birthday Thursday, and he’s hoping for a little Twitter love from his fans to mark the occasion. It seems Jay’s always getting asked by his followers for birthday shout-outs on the social app.  Some of those fans can get a little dramatic with their requests, something Jay played with recently when he tweeted, “Y’all don’t forget my Birthday Thursday… If you don’t tweet me, I’ll just assume you hate me. Sound familiar??” Several followers wrote back pointing out that Jay didn’t tweet them on their birthdays, to which he replied, “Wow, I […]