Category Archives: Country Music News

Garth’s taking care of Trisha as she battles COVID-19

Garth’s taking care of Trisha as she battles COVID-19

Rick Diamond/Getty Images Trisha Yearwood has tested positive for COVID-19, though her husband Garth Brooks remains clear. The two had been quarantining together at home in Nashville after a member of their team tested positive for coronavirus, though last week’s severe winter weather in Tennessee delayed their tests until a week after their potential exposure.  “The Queen and I…Read more »

Lauren Akins posts hilarious video of her and Thomas Rhett’s one-year-old daughter

Lauren Akins posts hilarious video of her and Thomas Rhett’s one-year-old daughter

ABCLauren Akins shared a very relatable video of her and Thomas Rhett’s one-year-old daughter, Lennon Love Akins, with her social media followers. “Just your typical struggle bus on a Wednesday. I feel ya babe, sometimes I just…can’t,” Lauren writes with a series of crying laughing emojis alongside a clip of the toddler slumped over on the ground, refusing to sit up. In…Read more »

Carrie Underwood recorded “Softly and Tenderly” to “bring some healing”

Carrie Underwood recorded “Softly and Tenderly” to “bring some healing”

Capitol Records Nashville For Carrie Underwood, “Softly and Tenderly” is a message of healing she hopes to share with fans. In a behind-the-scenes video, Carrie discusses her connection to the hymn, which serves as the first release off her upcoming gospel album, My Savior.  She recalls singing “Softly and Tenderly” at the 2017 CMA Awards during a “very somber moment” in…Read more »

‘The Goldbergs’ actress and singer Hayley Orrantia talks country music industry: “It’s time to make big changes”

‘The Goldbergs’ actress and singer Hayley Orrantia talks country music industry: “It’s time to make big changes”

ABC/Frank MicelottaFor eight seasons, Hayley Orrantia has played Erica Goldberg on ABC’s 1980s-set family comedy, The Goldbergs. But in real life, Orrantia has many other roles — including country singer. The 27-year-old has showed off her singing chops on The Goldbergs and released her debut EP, The Way Out, in 2019. As she continues to work on new music from her…Read more »

Matt Stell launching Everywhere But Home Tour on Friday

Matt Stell launching Everywhere But Home Tour on Friday

Dustin Haney Matt Stell is heading back out on tour.  The “Everywhere But On” singer turned to Twitter on Wednesday to share that he is hitting the road with Teddy Robb and Chris Bandi on his headlining Everywhere But Home Tour.  The 15-date run kicks off on Friday at The Stockyard in Holiday, Florida and continues through May 7 where it wraps in…Read more »

Dierks Bentley sets sights on Denver for new Whiskey Row location

Dierks Bentley sets sights on Denver for new Whiskey Row location

ABCDierks Bentley has found a new home for Whiskey Row in one of his favorite U.S. cities. Dierks announced on Wednesday that he is breaking ground on a new Whiskey Row location in Denver, set to open in December. This makes for the fifth location for the singer’s bar and restaurant, including one in Nashville and three…Read more »

“June’s back!” Reba McEntire returns to Young Sheldon Thursday night

“June’s back!” Reba McEntire returns to Young Sheldon Thursday night

Robert Voets/CBS ©2021 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved.Reba McEntire is heading back to Young Sheldon.  The country superstar announced on Wednesday that she is reprising the role of June in tomorrow night’s episode of the CBS show.  Young Sheldon, a prequel to The Big Bang Theory, chronicles the childhood days of Sheldon Cooper.  Reba made her Young Sheldon debut during season three last year, playing the ex-wife of Craig…Read more »

“June’s back!” Reba McEntire returns to ‘Young Sheldon’ on Thursday night

“June’s back!” Reba McEntire returns to ‘Young Sheldon’ on Thursday night

Robert Voets/CBS ©2021 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved.Reba McEntire is heading back to Young Sheldon.  The country superstar announced on Wednesday that she is reprising the role of June in tomorrow night’s episode of the CBS show.  Young Sheldon, a prequel to The Big Bang Theory, chronicles the childhood days of Sheldon Cooper.  Reba made her Young Sheldon debut during season three last year, playing the ex-wife of Craig…Read more »

“That’s cold”: Scotty McCreery and his dog Moose take the Polar Plunge

“That’s cold”: Scotty McCreery and his dog Moose take the Polar Plunge

John ShearerIt may be cold in North Carolina, but Scotty McCreery still took part in the “polar plunge” in an effort to help a beloved organization.  As previously announced, Scotty is participating in the Special Olympics North Carolina’s (SONC) Plunge in Place initiative, which raises money for the organization that trains athletes with intellectual disabilities.  On Tuesday, Scotty…Read more »