Category Archives: Country Music News

Country star trivia

Country star trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockThe debut single from Thomas Rhett made it to #15 in 2012. Can you name the first release from his It Goes Like This album? ANSWER: “Something to Do with My Hands.” Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved. Read more »

Brooks & Dunn will give “CMT Crossroads” a “REBOOT” ahead of CMA Fest

Brooks & Dunn will give “CMT Crossroads” a “REBOOT” ahead of CMA Fest

Arista Nashville The Brooks & Dunn REBOOT is coming to CMT Crossroads. The soon-to-be Country Music Hall of Famers will stage a live version of their new album that pairs them with today’s hottest stars on Tuesday, June 4 in downtown Nashville. Luke Combs, Brett Young, Jon Pardi, Midland, LANCO’s Brandon Lancaster, and Cody Johnson are already on board to recreate B&D’s biggest hits with Kix Brooks and Ronnie…Read more »

‘The Voice’ recap: the final four compete to win it all

‘The Voice’ recap: the final four compete to win it all

Maelyn Jarmon performs; Trae Patton/NBCPart one of The Voice season 16 finale began Monday night, with the four finalists singing for America’s vote. Coaches Kelly Clarkson and Adam Levine have no artists left in competition, so the finals came down to Team Blake Shelton’s three country artists — Dexter Roberts, Gyth Rigdon and Andrew Sevener — and Team John Legend’s Texas songbird, Maelyn Jarmon. Each artist performed a…Read more »

Nashville notes

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Nashville venues are where it’s at, according to the Academy of Country Music. On Monday, the ACM named Music City’s historic Ryman Auditorium the Small Capacity Venue of the Year, while Nashville’s Ascend Amphitheater claimed the Medium Capacity title. The Tennessee capital’s Bridgestone Arena continued the trend, taking home the Large Capacity honor.…Read more »

Eric Church doubles down to set a stadium record this Saturday in Nashville

Eric Church doubles down to set a stadium record this Saturday in Nashville

ABC/Image Group LAThis Saturday, Eric Church will become the first solo artist ever to headline Nashville’s Nissan Stadium alone, without an opening act. As he’s done on the previous stops on his Double Down Tour, the North Carolina native will deliver three hours of music, all by himself. It’s the first time in the venue’s two-decade history…Read more »

Jon Pardi wants you to take your “Heartache Medication”

Jon Pardi wants you to take your “Heartache Medication”

CapitolJon Pardi is offering a big dose of “Heartache Medication.” That’s the title of his new single, his new tour, and his new album, which will be out September 27. You can stream or download the new song now. “The single ‘Heartache Medication’ has an 80’s George Strait ‘Fool Hearted Memory’ feel to it, and is something people can dance…Read more »

“Love Ain’t” is #1 for Eli Young Band

“Love Ain’t” is #1 for Eli Young Band

The Valory Music Co.Eli Young Band achieves the fourth number one of their career so far this week, as “Love Ain’t” ascends to the top of the chart. “Getting back here to the top again is a blessing that both country music fans and country radio have given us. We do not take this for granted,” lead singer Mike…Read more »