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The 5 Best Things We Saw at Carrie Underwood’s Cry Pretty Tour 360

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Carrie Underwood returned to Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena Friday night (Sept. 27), but this time she wasn’t sitting in a box seat donning a Predators jersey in support of her husband, Mike Fisher. Instead, Underwood was the one in the spotlight, dazzling her hometown crowd with an impressive stop on her 55-city Cry Pretty Tour 360 that proves why she’s deservingly ...

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Jake Owen Acts Out Grandparents’ Love Story in ‘Homemade’ Video

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Jake Owen takes a heartwarming trip down memory lane in the official video for his latest single, “Homemade,” stepping into his grandparents’ shoes to act out an all-American love story. Starring Owen as his own grandfather, the nostalgic clip dramatizes the real life story of how Owen’s grandparents met and ultimately fell in love. Appearing to be set around 1940, ...

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Florida Georgia Line Honored With Three ‘ACM Decade’ Awards

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Game changing country duo Florida Georgia Line have been revealed as the first recipients of three new awards from the Academy of Country Music, taking home the inaugural trophies in a surprise ceremony. Honored backstage during the final stop of their Can’t Say I Ain’t Country Tour in Irvine, California, Saturday night (September 28), the duo’s Tyler Hubbard and Brian ...

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Kacey Musgraves Featured in ‘Frozen 2′ Soundtrack

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Grammy winning country star Kacey Musgraves has been revealed as a featured artist on the soundtrack to Disney’s upcoming blockbuster sequel, Frozen 2, set for release on November 15. Performing the song “All Is Found” during the animated feature’s end credits, Musgraves will be joined on the soundtrack by longtime rock favorites Weezer — who offer “Lost in the Woods”– ...

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Lauren Alaina Finds the Secret to Happiness on ‘Getting Good’

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Lauren Alaina returns with a reflective new single titled “Getting Good,” offering fans a vocal standout with a poignant message to go with it. Written by Emily Weisband and produced by David Garcia, the mid-tempo track is out now and headed to country radio on October 7. It features comforting sonics and a mature theme of being thankful for what ...

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Acclaimed Songwriter and Producer busbee Dead at 43

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Music producer and songwriter busbee (nee Michael James Ryan) has died at the age of 43. News broke of his passing late Sunday night (9/29). Maren Morris shared an early tribute to her longtime producing partner, “This just doesn’t seem fair. I will always love you and the songs and albums I was lucky to make with you, Busbee. Rest ...

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Blake Shelton and Pitbull Team Up for ‘Get Ready’ Dance Anthem

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Worlds collide on a new track from Latin American hip hop star Pitbull, who’s featuring Blake Shelton on a mind-bending dance number titled “Get Ready.” Crossing the frenetic, relentless energy of wedding-reception staples like “Cotton Eyed Joe” with Ram Jam’s classic garage-rock anthem, “Black Betty,” the track is part of Pitbull’s just released album Libertad 458 — dedicated to his ...

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This One’s For The Girls: Kristin Chenoweth Dishes on Covering Patsy, Singing With Reba and Collaborating With Dolly

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There’s a theater inside the Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center in Broken Arrow, Okla., that bears her name, but when asked about it, Kristin Chenoweth seems slightly embarrassed. “When you see your name up above there, you’re like, ‘What am I going to do with that?’” the actress and singer attests. Feeling a responsibility to steward the recognition of literally ...

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Lauren Alaina Gives Back With State Farm and Notes for Notes

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Country starlet Lauren Alaina stayed busy during festival season, as highlighted in the first episode of a video series detailing her work with State Farm and nonprofit Notes for Notes. The video shows southern signer engaging with under-served youths from the nonprofit program, which supports after-school music education for those without access to it. At the festivals, Alaina would encourage ...

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Jon Pardi Talks Confidence, Fear and Traditional Country Music

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Striding into a conference room in the Universal Music Group Nashville office, Jon Pardi is wearing his trademark cowboy hat and a big smile. He’s there to talk about his new album, Heartache Medication, which released on September 27, and by his own admission, he’s feeling a mixture of emotions that run the gamut from excitement to confidence to insecurity. ...

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Blake Shelton to Drop ‘Fully Loaded: God’s Country’ Album December 13

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Country star and TV personality Blake Shelton has announced the upcoming release of a new album, setting December 13 for the arrival of Fully Loaded: God’s Country. Led by the recent No.1 “God’s Country” — Shelton’s 26th country radio chart topper — the project will include previously-released hits and five new songs. Two of those “new” ones will be “God’s ...

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Hit Songwriter/Producer Busbee Has Passed Away At 43

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News broke via social media tonight, September 29th, from major artists that the famed songwriter/producer, busbee, has passed away today at the age of 43. No news of the cause of death has been released. We are saddened to hear of this loss. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his friends and family. Busbee worked with multiple artists in ...

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