BobbyCast Recap: AJ McLean Talks About His Upcoming Country Record, Teases New Backstreet Boys Project


On episode #201 of the BobbyCast, Bobby Bones chatted with Backstreet Boys band member AJ McLean about his upcoming debut country album called Long Road. McLean had just landed in Nashville to finish the project prior to the interview, and says the album should be out at the beginning of the year. Bobby also talked with McLean about his journey ...

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Carly Pearce on Using Her Songwriting Chops for Wedding Vows


It won’t be long before country singers Carly Pearce and Michael Ray tie the knot, and that means the final details are now getting worked out… Just little things like, you know, the vows. Speaking with reporters Tuesday (September 24) about her upcoming “I Hope You’re Happy Now” duet with Lee Brice — which comes out Friday — Pearce also ...

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Chris Young Tributes Lost Loved Ones in ‘Drowning’ Video


Chris Young makes a tear jerking directorial debut in the music video for his new single “Drowning,” asking fans to become part of the story. Filmed alongside co-director Jeff Johnson, the moving clip features two distinct parts. The first is a performance at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena — where fans raised their phones to the sky in tribute ...

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Dierks Bentley Scores 19th Career No. 1 With ‘Living’


Dierks Bentley has a pretty good reason to celebrate right now with “Living,” the third single off his album The Mountain, topping the Billboard Country Airplay, Mediabase/Country Aircheck Singles and Canadian Country Airplay charts this week. The track is the third consecutive single off Bentley’s ninth studio album to hit the peak position and is the 19th No. 1 in ...

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Eric Church Shocked by Surprise Video at Double No.1 Party


Eric Church doesn’t attend many of the parties that Nashville’s music industry often throws for its artists. But he turned up at a special one Tuesday (September 24) to celebrate his latest No.1 hits, “Round Here Buzz” and “Some Of It,” and he was rewarded with a surprise that took him completely off guard. Held in a gleaming hangar surrounded ...

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Chris Lane Says His Top 5 Single, “I Don’t Know About You” Has an Alias: “Wrist Tattoo Bible Verse Song”


Chris Lane’s new single, “I Don’t Know About You,” has been climbing the charts since it was released in October 2018. Currently, the tune is No. 2 on both the Mediabase chart and Billboard Country Airplay chart, where it looks to make a push for No. 1 next week. As Chris told Kix Brooks of American Country Countdown, the tune ...

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Album Review: Sturgill Simpson’s ‘Sound & Fury’


It wasn’t too long ago when Grammy-winner Sturgill Simpson seemed to be resigned to remaining a country artist for the rest of his life. If he didn’t seem puffed up with country pride, he, at least, offered tentative hope to the self-appointed guardians of the genre that he wouldn’t defect for greener sonic pastures anytime soon. “Some people will say, ...

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The Voice Recap: Hopeful Shane Q Gets Four Chair Turn With ‘Tennessee Whiskey’


It was an exciting first night on season 17 of NBC’s The Voice, that found coaches Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani already using their one “block” of the season—Blake blocked Kelly Clarkson and Gwen blocked boyfriend Blake. As the second night of Blind Auditions kicked off, the team count was as follows: Team Blake: 2Team Gwen: 3Team John: 2Team Kelly: ...

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Josh Turner Breaks Silence Following Fatal Bus Accident


Nearly a week after his crew was involved in a fatal bus accident, Josh Turner has broken his silence on the incident. “As I try to write this I don’t know what to say. It’s a struggle to put into words the devastation and grief that our road family is trying to process,” wrote Turner in a personal note on ...

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Niko Moon: Style Profile


Artist, writer and musician Niko Moon has a flair for challenging boundaries, including fusing hip-hop and country and wearing clothes that embody his true self rather than an ideal. “I think the most important thing is to be authentic to your lifestyle,” Moon says. “Like not trying to look like a famous person that you like or something that you ...

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