Category Archives: Country Music News

Jimmie Allen remembers his dad on social media

Jimmie Allen remembers his dad on social media

Broken BowJimmie Allen’s mourning the passing of his father, who died this weekend. Though he didn’t give specific details, he posted about his dad’s death on social media on Friday.  “Saying goodbye to my daddy is the hardest thing I’ve ever had to do,” the Milton, Delaware native said. “As you get older, you sometimes think about…Read more »

Thomas Rhett’s wife Lauren reveals how they ‘Live in Love’ in new book

Thomas Rhett’s wife Lauren reveals how they ‘Live in Love’ in new book

BallantineEver since Thomas Rhett put out his smash “Die a Happy Man” back in 2015, fans have been following his romance with his wife Lauren. After they adopted their daughter Willa Gray from a Ugandan orphanage and Ada James was born, interest in their family has only grown. Now, as the couple prepares to welcome their third daughter, Lauren’s taking fans even…Read more »

Country star trivia

Country star trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockDirector Shaun Silva very ably impersonates Johnny Depp’s Pirates of the Caribbean character Jack Sparrow in the storyline of this 2004 music video by Terri Clark. Can you name the hit whose video also includes a cameo by singer Wayne Newton? ANSWER: “Girls Lie Too.” Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.Read more »

Take a dip in Lady Antebellum’s ‘Ocean’ on November 15

Take a dip in Lady Antebellum’s ‘Ocean’ on November 15

BMLG RecordsFans can dive into Lady Antebellum’s new album, Ocean, on November 15. The thirteen-track record is Lady A’s first for their new label, Big Machine, and marks their first time working with hitmaking producer Dann Huff. “There’s this theme of returning to the core of who we are,” Dave Haywood reflects, “as writers, vocalists and people — that came out in…Read more »

Miranda Lambert plans to play her ‘Wildcard’ on the road in 2020

Miranda Lambert plans to play her ‘Wildcard’ on the road in 2020

ABC/Mark LevineMiranda Lambert will be a Wildcard on tour in 2020. Named for her seventh studio album that’s coming out November 1, Miranda will kick off her 27-date Wildcard Tour January 16 in Tupelo, Mississippi. Cody Johnson and LANCO will open most of the dates, with Randy Rogers Band and Parker McCollum joining her on others. “The essence of a wildcard is always having something…Read more »

Nashville notes

Nashville notes

Comstock/Thinkstock Kenny Chesney will be honored with the CRS 2020 Artist Humanitarian Award next year at Country Radio Seminar in Nashville. You can watch Thomas Rhett’s performance of “Remember You Young” from The Late Show with Stephen Colbert online now. Faulkner County, the new album by Erin Enderlin, is set to be released November 1. It was co-produced by Jamey Johnson, Vince Gill, Alison…Read more »