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  • Hank Jr. Plans Star-Studded Taking Back the Country Tour

    Hank Jr. Plans Star-Studded Taking Back the Country Tour

    Bocephus will be Taking Back the Country with his upcoming tour.  Chris Young, Josh Thompson, Jamey Johnson, 38 Special and George Thorogood will each join Hank Williams Jr. during the series of 16 shows.  The first leg kicks off March 3 in St. Augustine, FL, with additional dates planned for the future.  You can check out the complete list of shows here.  A new hits collection, Best of Hank Williams Jr. (All My Rowdy Friends), comes out March 27. Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

  • Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton Have "Very Definite Ideas" for Neal McCoy

    Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton Have "Very Definite Ideas" for Neal McCoy

    We won’t have to wait much longer to hear Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton’s work on the other side of the microphone. The album they produced for Neal McCoy, XII, comes out March 6.  Neal says the two had very definite ideas about what this project should be.  “You almost couldn’t hold ‘em back,” he adds.  Miranda maintains the experience was far from serious, as Neal and Blake “had the place laughing all the time.” The superstar couple adds background vocals to the CD’s first single, “A-Ok.”  Neal shot the video for the song on the streets of his hometown, […]

  • Woman Arrested at Kenny Chesney’s Home Released from Jail

    Woman Arrested at Kenny Chesney’s Home Released from Jail

    The woman caught trespassing at Kenny Chesney‘s Nashville-area home last night has been set free. Melissa Mansfield has been ordered not to contact Chesney in any way as part of her release. She was arrested February 15 after authorities discovered her drinking wine and smoking cigarettes by the country star’s pool. Mansfield represented herself before the Williamson County, TN judge, who told Mansfield, “You are ordered to stay away from the victim’s property located at…anywhere. I mean anywhere.” According to Nashville ABC affiliate WKRN, Mansfield was released Wednesday afternoon after spending a week in jail. Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

  • Gary Sinise to Play Military Concert with Charlie Daniels and Chris Young

    Gary Sinise to Play Military Concert with Charlie Daniels and Chris Young

    CSI: NY’s Gary Sinise will join Charlie Daniels and Chris Young for a free Nashville concert, to kick off Daniels’ Scholarships for Heroes 2012 tour.  The show will be held March 6 on the campus of Nashville’s Lipscomb University, where its Yellow Ribbon Program helps send veterans to college.  When he’s not acting, Sinise travels and performs for the troops with his Lt. Dan Band.  Darryl Worley, the Grascals and other special guests are also set to play. Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

  • Lee Brice Feels Lucky He Heard “A Woman Like You” Before Blake Shelton or Chris Young

    Lee Brice Feels Lucky He Heard “A Woman Like You” Before Blake Shelton or Chris Young

    Lee Brice discovered his latest hit, “A Woman Like You,” when he was hanging out with his friend Jon Stone.  He immediately cut a demo, played it for his label, and with a few tweaks, that became the version you’re hearing on the radio now.  Lee is thankful his buddy played it for him first, otherwise, he fears you might be listening another male vocalist sing it on the radio.  “If Blake [Shelton] or Chris Young or anybody would have got their hands on that, I think it would have been a smash for any of them.  I was just […]

  • Carrie Underwood Claims Charlize Theron and Reese Witherspoon as Her Style Icons

    Carrie Underwood Claims Charlize Theron and Reese Witherspoon as Her Style Icons

    Carrie Underwood tells Nashville’s N Focus magazine she looks to Charlize Theron and Reese Witherspoon as her own personal style icons. “They are beautiful, but in a natural way.  They look like they take care of themselves but don’t do anything too crazy.  They always look and act classy,” she says.  Carrie is set to perform at the sold-out Nordstrom Nashville Symphony Fashion Show next Tuesday.  Her new CD comes out May 1.  Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

  • Craig Morgan Donates 15 Acoustic Guitars to Tennessee Middle School

    Craig Morgan Donates 15 Acoustic Guitars to Tennessee Middle School

    Craig Morgan stopped by Dickson Middle School in Dickson, TN west of Nashville Tuesday to donate 15 Dean acoustic guitars to the school’s music program.  While he was there, Craig talked with the students about the importance of music, gave them a quick guitar lesson and even wrote a song with them. “Music has always been such an important part of my life,” says Craig.  “I’m happy to give back so that others can share in that experience.” Craig will share his new music with fans February 28 when his new album, This Ole Boy, hits stores.  The title cut […]