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  • Eric Church Explains How Getting Fired Led Him to Country Stardom

    Eric Church Explains How Getting Fired Led Him to Country Stardom

    Eric Church is one of country’s hottest acts right now, but there was a time he wasn’t a darling of the Nashville music industry. When Eric first hit the scene in 2006 with his debut album, Carolina, he got an opening spot on Rascal Flatts‘ tour. Eric stayed out on stage a bit longer than his allotted slot a few times and got fired from the tour. He tells The Republic, “We ended up banished to the wilderness. I mean, nobody would touch us. We were nuclear for awhile.” During that time, Eric and his band kept playing late shows […]

  • Trace Adkins Shows Off His Tennessee Cabin to "Cowboys & Indians"

    Trace Adkins Shows Off His Tennessee Cabin to "Cowboys & Indians"

    Since Trace Adkins‘ family home near Nashville burned last June, he and his family have been staying at their farm about an hour outside Music City in Eagleville, TN.  Trace is featured on the cover of Cowboys & Indians’ April issue, on stands now. He gave the magazine a tour of the cabin on the property.  Trace laid out the initial plan for the 3,200 square feet home designing it to be as open and spacious as possible. The basement of the cabin is the kids’ area complete with 12 bunk beds so Trace’s children can bring their friends to […]

  • Little Big Town Bringing Fans into the Studio Wednesday

    Little Big Town Bringing Fans into the Studio Wednesday

    Little Big Town is going into the studio this week to record its fifth studio album, and you can get in on the action. The band will host a live chat Wednesday at 6:45 p.m. ET on Livestream and then leave the feed open in the studio for the rest of the evening.  Little Big Town’s Kimberly, Karen, Jimi and Phillip will fill fans in on more details about the new album during the chat.  Eric Church’s producer Jay Joyce has signed on to work on Little Big Town’s new album too. On the road, Little Big Town will hit the […]

  • Jerrod Niemann Releases New Single "Shinin’ on Me" to Radio

    Jerrod Niemann Releases New Single "Shinin’ on Me" to Radio

    Jerrod Niemann‘s new single, “Shinin’ on Me,” has been released to radio. It’s the first taste fans are getting of Jerrod’s upcoming album, expected in stores later this year. “Shinin’ on Me” is designed to make fans forget their worries as the temperature gets warmer this spring and summer. Says Jerrod, “Not only does it represent some of the unconventional instrumentation on this record, it’s also intended to just make you wanna roll down the window on a bad day and smile with someone ya love.” Jerrod co-wrote “Shinin’ on Me” with buddy Lee Brice and their songwriting pals Rob […]

  • Ronnie Dunn Welcomes Grandson Huck on Sunday

    Ronnie Dunn Welcomes Grandson Huck on Sunday

    Congratulations to Ronnie Dunn on becoming a first-time grandfather Sunday. Ronnie’s son Jessie and his wife welcomed their song Huxton Wayne Dunn over the weekend; he’ll be called Huck. Ronnie pointed out on Facebook that Huck shared a birthday with one of his heroes: “Born on Johnny Cash‘s birthday !!!” Ronnie is only 58 years old, so there’s plenty more time for this cowboy grandpa to rock. Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

  • Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott Talks Next Album and Touring

    Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott Talks Next Album and Touring

    Lady Antebellum just won the Best Country Album Grammy for Own the Night, but they’re already writing songs for their next album. Still,the group feels no rush to follow up Own the Night just yet.  Speaking about that album, Hillary Scott tells Billboard, “As proud as we are of it, we all feel like we kind of rushed it a little bit.  So we’re going to just settle in and write and write and write.”  The band may go into the studio sometime this year, but Hillary says, “It’s hard to tell.  We’re going to really wait until we’re ready.” […]

  • Alan Jackson Sets Attendance Record at San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo

    Alan Jackson Sets Attendance Record at San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo

    Alan Jackson set a new attendance record at the San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo last week. It was Alan’s 15th appearance there, and officials say the crowd of nearly 17,000 fans is the biggest crowd they’ve had for a concert since the rodeo started in 1950. “It’s one of my favorite places to play,” says Alan.  “The rodeo and folks in Texas have always been good to me and I want to thank the fans for coming out to see us all these years.” Alan has been entertaining fans on the road for more than two decades now, and […]