The Voice Recap: The Cross Battles Results Are In


The final night of the nail-biting Cross Battles on NBC’s “The Voice” is in the cans and although the actual competition practically brought viewers to the edge of their seat, it was nothing like the anticipation in waiting for the results. Going into the show, Blake Shelton was the only coach with a “steal” remaining, while coaches Kelly Clarkson and ...

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Country Stars Help Raise More Than $400,000 for Cancer Research at the T.J. Martell Foundation’s “Best Cellars” Event [Photo Gallery]


A number of country stars raised a glass in support of the T.J. Martell Foundation’s Best Cellars event at Loews Vanderbilt Hotel Nashville on April 22. The wine-tasting event, which also featured a gourmet dinner, helped raise more than $400,000 to benefit the T.J. Martell Foundation, the music industry’s leading foundation to fund innovative cancer research. Country stars in attendance ...

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EP Review: Maddie & Tae’s ‘One Heart to Another’


Though merely 23-years-old, the duo of Maddie & Tae possess a maturity beyond their years. They proved this with their bold and honest portrayal of the objectification of women in the “bro-country” era of country music with their powerful debut single “Girl in a Country Song” in 2014, which they wrote when most people their age were graduating high school. ...

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Kiefer Sutherland Announces New Tour


Kiefer Sutherland has announced a new tour in support of his sophomore album, Reckless & Me, which drops on April 26. The tour kicks off on May 29 in Austin, with additional stops in Nashville, St. Louis, Boston, New York and more. Tickets go on sale on April 26. Additional dates are expected to be announced in the coming weeks. ...

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Dan + Shay to Perform at 2019 Billboard Music Awards


Dan + Shay will perform “Speechless” at the Billboard Music Awards on May 1. The duo picked up seven Billboard nominations, including all-genre nods in the Top Duo/Group category and Chart Achievement. Additional artists who are slated to perform include Madonna with Maluma, the Jonas Brothers, Kelly Clarkson, Khalid, Sam Smith with Normani, Panic! at the Disco, Lauren Daigle, BTS, ...

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Blake Shelton to Headline Musicans On Call Anniversary Event


Blake Shelton is set to honor a pair of big-hearted executives and one fellow star at the 20th anniversary celebration for Musicians On Call. The charity organization brings live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities all around the country, fostering healing through the power of music. The event will take place May 31st at the ...

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The Voice Season 9 Runner Up Emily Ann Roberts releases New Single “SomedayDream”


Voice alum and southern traditionalist Emily Ann Roberts, who garnered the support of throngs of fans worldwide when she finished as runner-up on the ninth season of the reality singing show, officially released her single “Someday Dream”  to much acclaim.  The  up-tempo heart-felt anthem, penned by Roberts, Jason Saenz and Seth Mosley, landed on Apple’s “Best Of the Week” and “Breaking Country” and Spotify’s “New Music Nashville” playlists.  Superstars Kelly ...

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Music City Muralist Ty Christian’s Eye-Opening Street Art


Ty Christian revamps plain walls, showcasing Music City’s creative culture and promoting harmony. “Street art goes hand in hand with Nashville because it’s a very creative city,” Christian says. “We have beautiful sounds from musicians coming out of every single bar you go by, or every single venue. Why not have beautiful, bright colors as well, painted on every single ...

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You Can Be a Star at These Nashville Karaoke Bars


In most instances, a night out singing karaoke offers an opportunity to howl a few songs with friends, basically to show how low your inhibitions can get after a few drinks. In Music City, however, sometimes it can feel like a showcase for some extremely talented singers who are apparently looking to score a recording contract. While some karaokists do ...

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The Voice Recap: Cross Battles Continue With Dramatic Performances


Last week, NBC’s The Voice debuted a new dimension of competition on the reality show with the live Cross Battles. In this new round of competition, contestants from opposing teams were pitted against each other performing a song of their own choosing. This week, the remaining contestants faced off for the final night of the Cross Battle round. In addition ...

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