July 30, 2010 - Martina McBride celebrated hr birthday Thursday with about 4,000 friends.
McBride, who turned 44, wrapping up a four-week West Coast tour stint, celebrated with a performance at Chateau Ste Michelle winery in Woodinville, Wash. Husband John McBride surprised her by appearing onstage and leading the... »»»
July 30, 2010 - Singer-songwriter Ana Egge will record her seventh solo album with Steve Earle signed on to produce. Earle and Egge will head to Woodstock, N.Y. in the fall to record at the Levon Helm Studio.
"I thought of asking Steve based on the songs that I've been writing for this new album.... »»»
July 30, 2010 - " Loving You: Collecting Elvis Presley" will be unveiled Aug. 6 at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville. The spotlight exhibit, which celebrates Elvis Presley's 75th birth year, is located within the museum's permanent exhibition and will run through January 2011.... »»»
July 30, 2010 - The 4th Annual Chris LeDoux Spurs and Spikes Memorial Golf Tournament raised more than $30,000 for the Chris LeDoux Memorial Foundation. Held earlier this month in Sheriden, Wyo., 36 teams participated in the 2-day event that included a practice round, BBQ, auction and live entertainment.... »»»
July 29, 2010 - Carrie Underwood gained the top spot on the Billboard Country Songs chart for the week ending Aug. 7 with Undo It. Underwood took over from Luke Bryan's Rain is a Good Thing, which fell to fourth. On the album chart, Lady Antebellum regained the number one spot with "Undo It," from Jerrod Niemann's "... »»»
July 29, 2010 - Rascal Flatts has signed with Big Machine Records. The trio spent their entire career at Lyric Street, which folded into Walt Disney Records last year.
The group's first disc, "Nothing Like This," is due Nov. 16. The first single, Why Wait, written by Neil Thrasher, Tom Shapiro and Jimmy Yeary, is... »»»
July 29, 2010 - Randy Montana made his Grand Ole Opry debut last Friday at Nashville's Ryman auditorium. Montana included his Top 40 debut single Ain't Much Left Of Lovin' You in his set.
"Playing the Opry was amazing. During the first verse of the single, the crowd started clapping, which has never happened before,... »»»
July 28, 2010 - Rootsy singer Sheryl Crow has the number 3 disc in the U.S. with "100 Miles From Memphis." Eminem still has the top selling disc in the country with "Recovery." Crow sold 55,000 units.
The top country disc is Lady Antebellum's "Need You Now," in 9th on the overall chart with 25,000 units sold, down eight percent.... »»»
July 28, 2010 - Ben Keith, a longtime sideman to Neil Young on pedal steel, died at age 73.
Keith died of a heart attack while on Young's northern California ranch, according to the Los Angeles Times. Young mentioned Keith's death during a concert July 26 in Winnipeg, Canada.
Keith played on Patsy Cline's I Fall to Pieces.... »»»
July 28, 2010 - Rhonda Vincent will release "Taken," her first project on the Upper Management imprint on Sept. 21 after spending much of her career on Rounder.
The new disc features Vincent's touring band the Rage alongside Dolly Parton, Richard Marx, Little Roy Lewis, and Vincent's own daughters, the singing duo Next Best Thing.... »»»
July 28, 2010 - Wynonna Judd will receive The Cecil Scaife Visionary Award for 2010 later this month. The award is given for Judd's contributions to the Nashville community and future generations who wish to pursue a career in the music industry.
Judd will receive the award Aug. 24 in Nashville.... »»»
July 27, 2010 - In her other musical life, Eilen Jewell is known as a strong-voiced country singer. She's still strong-voice, but she also has a yen for Loretta Lynn. The result is Butcher Holler, a side project of Jewell in "A Tribute to Loretta Lynn. The disc contains a dozen songs including Fist CityYou're Lookin' at Country.... »»»
July 27, 2010 - James Otto will bring his soulful country music to "Shake What God Gave Ya," his new disc coming out Sept. 14.
"Musically I'd say I'm the love child between Ronnie Milsap and Barry White," joked Otto. "This sexy, sultry, soulful sound makes you wanna move and dance. And that is exactly what I want... »»»
July 27, 2010 - Actress Gwyneth Paltrow released a traditional sounding country song to radio Monday, Country Strong, the title track of her upcoming movie.
In the movie, Paltrow plays Kelly Canter, a down-and-out country star seeking to resurrect her career. The movie, which includes Tim McGraw as her manager/husband, opens Dec. 22.... »»»
July 27, 2010 - Josh Turner had a feeling something was up with his wife.
Noticing she was acting "a little different" the singer encouraged his wife, Jennifer, to take a pregnancy test, according to people.com.
"She did, and it was negative, but I refused to believe it," he said. "So when she took another and told... »»»
July 27, 2010 - Little Big Town's exclusive iTunes Countdown to their forthcoming album The Reason Why begins today with the title track.
Pre-release tracks will be available exclusively on the iTunes Store every week for four weeks leading up to the album release. Subsequent tracks include Kiss Goodbye, (available Aug.... »»»
July 27, 2010 - Darryl Worley's 9th Annual Tennessee River Run will be held Sept. 16-18 near his hometown of Savannah, Tenn. The festival will feature three days of activities, including a concert with Danny Gokey and a golf tournament. All proceeds from the festival will benefit the Darryl Worley Foundation.... »»»
July 27, 2010 - Six states and 1,700 miles later, plus a lot of blisters, Jimmy Wayne is closing in on Phoenix. The singer is less than 100 miles away from the final destination of his Meet Me Halfway walk, begun in Nashville on Jan. 1.
"This has been one of the most challenging, and at the same time rewarding... »»»
July 26, 2010 - Margaret Ann Rich, widow of Charlie Rich and a songwriter, died at 76 on July 22 from Alzheimer's disease.
Rich had songs recorded by her husband, among others.Life's Little Ups and Downs was recorded by Charlie Rich and hit number 4 on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart in January 1991 when recorded... »»»
July 26, 2010 - Billy Joe Shaver will spend the summer recuperating from surgery for two tears in his bicep ligament. Last month, he spent one night in the hospital after doctors placed a stent in a coronary artery supplying blood to the heart.
Shaver canceled his August dates in order to give himself time to heal.... »»»
July 26, 2010 - Carrie Underwood scored her 13th number 1 single today with Undo It, the third consecutive chart-topper from her platinum-certified "Play On" album. The song is one of seven tracks co-written by Underwood for "Play On" and becomes the sixth number one of her career that she has co-written.... »»»
July 26, 2010 - Troy Olsen will go on the road starting next month in the south, Midwest and west on his "Get Right Tonight Tour" in advance of the October release of his debut album.
The club tour launches in Charleston, S.C. and will hit more than 40 cities before the tour concludes on Nov. 20 in Denver.... »»»
July 23, 2010 - Vince Gill will be in the movies, thanks to Eric Clapton. On July 27, in 475 theaters, the film version of Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival 2010 will debut. Performances from Clapton, Jeff Beck, Z.Z. Top, John Mayer, B.B. King, Sheryl Crow and Bill Murray will be featured.... »»»
July 23, 2010 - The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum will honor Tammy Wynette, in Tammy Wynette: First Lady of Country Music, Presented by Great American Country Television Network, a biographical exhibit opening Friday, Aug. 20, for a 10-month run in the Museum's East Gallery. The exhibit will run through June 12, 2011.... »»»
July 23, 2010 - Levon Helm will go the live route for his next release.
"Ramble At The Ryman" will come out as a DVD/CD set on October or November on Vanguard Records.
On Sept. 17, 2008, Helm, the drummer of The Band, took the Midnight Ramble on the road to Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. On Ramble shows, Helm takes... »»»
July 22, 2010 - Jerrod Niemann debuted atop the Billboard country albums chart for the week ending July 31 with "Judge Jerrod & The Hung Jury," ending the run of Lady Antebellum's "Need You Now," which slipped to second. Luke Bryan stayed first on the song chart with Rain is a Good Thing.
Carrie Underwood was second... »»»
July 22, 2010 - Dierks Bentley and his wife Cassidy are expecting their second child in December.
"We're so excited that our daughter Evie is going to get a baby sister or brother for Christmas," said Bentley, 35, in an interview with People.
Bentley, who just released a bluegrass-based disc, said Evie is "pretty... »»»
July 22, 2010 - Dierks Bentley will treat television audiences to the debut of two new tracks from "Up on the Ridge" on late night TV next week.
Bentley will perform the ballad Fallin' For You on the Late Show with David Letterman on July 27 and Draw Me A Map on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on July 28.... »»»
July 22, 2010 - Toby Keith will load up this fall with his new 15th studio CD "Bullets in the Gun," out Oct. 5. Trailerhood is the first single from the CD and is at 31 on the charts after 3 weeks of release.
Keith's American Ride Tour opened last month and concludes Sept. 25 conclusion in Boston.... »»»
July 21, 2010 - Step aside Lady Antebellum. Newcomer Jerrod Niemann will have the top selling country disc and make the overall top 10 when the Billboard charts are released Thursday. "Judge Jerrod & the Hung Jury" sold 34,000 units in its opening week, good for seventh on the top 200 chart. After 24 weeks, Lady A's... »»»
July 20, 2010 - The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum's All for the Hall fundraiser will return to Los Angeles for a second consecutive year. Hall of Fame members Emmylou Harris and Kris Kristofferson, Taylor Swift and an anonymous fourth chair will do a guitar pull on Sept. 23, at Club Nokia.... »»»
July 20, 2010 - Stealing Angels will perform this Sunday at the HullabaLOU festival in Louisville, Ky. and thanks to modern technology, fans all over the world will be able to catch the performance for free. IClips.net, the offical webcast partner for HullabaLOU will stream the 60 minute performance live on Sunday, July 25 at 5:30 p.... »»»
July 20, 2010 - Randy Montana will take the Grand Ole Opry stage Friday, July 23 for his debut performance, which can be heard live from the Ryman Auditorium on Sirius XM, Nashville's WSM 650 AM and on www.wsmonline.com.
Montana's debut single is Ain't Much Left Of Lovin' You". His upcoming disc was produced by Jay Joyce.... »»»
July 20, 2010 - Taylor Swift's third studio album will be released worldwide on Oct. 25, Swift announced this afternoon during a web chat. "Speak Now" will contain 14 songs all written solely by Swift. She co-produced the project with Nathan Chapman, and the first single from the new record, Mine, will be out Aug. 16.... »»»
July 19, 2010 - What once was Southern rock is now country apparently. Lynyrd Skynyrd gets the tribute treatment with "Sweet Home Alabama -- The Country Music Tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd" in this Wal-Mart exclusive. Among the singers on the eight-song disc are Jamey Johnson, Eric Church and Uncle Kracker.... »»»
July 19, 2010 - Guitarist, producer, writer and singer Fred Carter Jr. died Saturday at 76. Carter died from stroke-related causes at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. He played on recordings from a variety of genres including Waylon Jennings, Dottie Rambo, Simon and Garfunkel, the Band and Muddy Waters.... »»»
July 19, 2010 - Joe Nichols' multi week number 1 hit single Gimmie That Girl was certified gold by the RIAA, selling more than 500,000 digital downloads.
Eight weeks ago, the Show Dog-Universal Music artist's single topped the charts for the third consecutive week, making it the first multi-week number 1 single for... »»»
July 16, 2010 - Little Big Town raised more than $55,000 for the T.J. Martell Foundation at their 4th annual Ride For A Cure event held Sunday, July 11.
The event featured pre-ride performances by Brett Eldridge, Randy Montana and Cali Rodi and post-ride performances by Little Big Town, Luke Bryan, Randy Houser, Josh... »»»
July 16, 2010 - Hank Williams will continue The Rowdy Friends Tour with a variety of special guests to join him on stage including Jamey Johnson, Eric Church, Colt Ford, Gretchen Wilson, Lee Brice, Josh Thompson, Sunny Sweeney and The Grascals. The shows will start in Evansville, Ind. On Sept. 17 and will conclude in Raleigh, N.C.... »»»
July 16, 2010 - Craig Morgan is going to the Cracker Barrel route. The singer is teaming with the restaurant chain to release "That's Why - Collector's Edition" as of July 26. This CD features 13 songs, including Bonfire and This Ain't Nothin plus two previously unreleased songs.
"Cracker Barrel offers the closest... »»»
July 15, 2010 - Luke Bryan topped the Billboard Country Songs chart for the week ending July 24 with Rain is a Good Thing, taking over from Brad Paisley's Water, which slipped to second. Lady Antebellum remained first on the album chart with "Need You Now."
On the song chart, Carrie Underwood was up from five to three with Undo It.... »»»
July 15, 2010 - Emmylou Harris, Avett Brothers, Rodney Crowell, Wanda Jackson, Rosanne Cash and Patty Griffin are among the artists playing the Americana music festival's awards show in September.
Others appearing include Sam Bush, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Ryan Bingham, Corb Lund, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Joe Pug and Will... »»»
July 15, 2010 - Taylor Swift will announce plans for new music next week.
The superstar will talk to fans around the world live on the web at 5 p.m. eastern, Tuesday, July 20 at Taylorswift.com, MySpace.com/TaylorSwift, Facebook.com/TaylorSwift, Ustream.tv/taylorswift.
"I've spent the last two years out on the... »»»
July 15, 2010 - Hank Cochran, who had a handing in writing the songs I Fall to Pieces and Make the World Go Away and discovered Willie Nelson, died Thursday at 74 of pancreatic cancer. Cochran also was an artist in his own right, charting 7 times between 1962 and 1980 with his first single, Sally Was a Good Old Girl,... »»»
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July 14, 2010 - The Avett Brothers are going the live route again after enjoying a successful year of touring behind "I and Love and You," their Rick Rubin-produced disc.
"Live, Volume 3" is coming out in CD/DVD form on Oct. 5. The Avetts recorded a concert on Aug. 8, 2009 at Bojangles Coliseum in Charlotte, N.C.... »»»
July 14, 2010 - John Mellencamp will do something a little different in August. He will appear Aug. 17 at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles for an onstage interview and performance the same day his new T-Bone Burnett-produced album, "No Better Than This" (Rounder Records), is released.
"Without a doubt, John Mellencamp... »»»
July 14, 2010 - Taylor Swift and Miranda Lambert are now calendar girls. Along with nine others, they are on the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum official calendar for 2011. The calendar also features 12 portraits of Kenny Chesney, Alan Jackson, Lady Antebellum, Martina McBride, Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley, Darius... »»»
July 14, 2010 - Jerry Lee Lewis will put out "Mean Old Man," through Verve/Universal Music on Sept. 7. This is Lewis's follow up to his 2006 release "Last Man Standing."
An 18-song deluxe is being offered along with the 10-track standard version. Guests include John Fogerty, Keith Richards, Sheryl Rock, Tim McGraw and Eric Clapton.... »»»
July 13, 2010 - Steel Magnolia will release their debut after having previously released an EP several months ago. The new collection includes the singles Keep On Lovin' You and Just by Being You (Halos and Wings) plus a cover of Keith Urban's Homespun Love.
The duo - Meghan Linsey and Joshua Scott Jones - helped... »»»
July 13, 2010 - Miranda Lambert was named Tuesday to head this year's CMT tour.
Along with Eric Church and Josh Kelley, the concert name is CMT on Tour: Miranda Lambert Revolution. No tour dates were announced.
The tour kicks off in New York on Sept. 29. Produced by AEG Live, previous CMT tours have featured Trace... »»»
July 13, 2010 - Taylor Swift has the third biggest grossing tour in North America for the first 6 months of 2010, according to Pollstar. Bon Jovi was first with $652.8 million; James Taylor/Carole King second with $41 million and Swift third with $34.2 million.
The figures come during a difficult period for the... »»»
July 13, 2010 - Randy Montana received a surprise visit and performance from Nascar great Kyle Petty last Thursday. While playing a gig at Joe's Bar in Chicago, Petty took his weekly Nascar documentary series titled "The Ponytail Express" on the road and joined Montana on stage for a rendition of Georgia Satellites'... »»»
July 13, 2010 - Zac Brown Band will release 'You Get What You Give,' the second major label studio album from on Sept. 21.
The album features songs that the band has been testing on the road over the past year. Among the songs are the somber piano-driven Colder Weather, the reggae-leaning, jam-inducing Who Knows, and... »»»
July 12, 2010 - Brad Paisley headlined AquaPalooza 2010 Signature Event at The Reserve at Lake Travis near Austin, Texas, drawing about 70,000 people. According to local officials, there were 65,000 to 70,000 fans and over 7,000 boats for the concert, breaking previous attendance records and nearly doubling last... »»»
July 12, 2010 - Luke Bryan celebrates his second consecutive number one single with Rain Is A Good Thing hitting the top of both the Billboard and Mediabase/Country Aircheck singles charts. This comes on the heels of his Do I.
Bryan takes over for Brad Paisley's Water.
The song was co-written with his longtime... »»»
July 12, 2010 - Nick Lowe will bring a full band this side of the Atlantic for a national tour for the first time this millennium.
The British native has toured in the U.S., but as a solo artist. The U.S. line-up will feature long-time sidekick Geraint Watkins (keyboards), Robert Trehern (drums), Johnny Scott... »»»
July 12, 2010 - David Nail will make his national baseball debut performance tonight in Major League Baseball's All-Star Legends & Celebrity game at Angels Stadium in Anaheim, Cal.
The game, a five-inning softball event featuring MLB greats and celebrities from TV, movies and music, airs tonight at 10:30 p.m. Eastern on ESPN.... »»»
July 12, 2010 - Kenny Chesney's new single, The Boys of Fall, was released this afternoon. Fans can listen to the song on Chesney myspace page.
The song is the first single from his Sept. 29 CD, "Hemingway's Whiskey." the single clocks in at 6:32 minutes on myspace, considered very long for a single.... »»»
July 12, 2010 - Country music fans can test their knowledge by answering trivia in the Grand Ole Opry's new online Country Music Video Challenge to benefit flood relief. The Challenge is at opry.com.
The Country Music Video Challenge features video clips of country music performances followed by questions about those... »»»
July 12, 2010 - Treehouse Records, a Nashville label with Blaine Larsen, is joining James Stroud's Stroudavarious label after just over a year of operations.
Treehouse is joining with Stroudavarious. "Our mission is to combine forces to include records, management and booking. I feel this is the new business model for... »»»
July 12, 2010 - Jason Aldean will extend his Wide Open arena tour into the fall with an additional 25 dates across the nation. After selling out 39 shows on the first run and breaking attendance records on both coasts, the tour will kick back off on Sept. 10 with special guest Luke Bryan joining on most dates.... »»»
July 12, 2010 - CMA Songwriters Series will returns to New York City's Joe's Pub, in September with Jamey Johnson among the performers.
The series will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 8 (6:30 and 9 p.m.) Tickets for the series are $25 and go on sale Wednesday, July 14.
Featuring two-time CMA Song of the Year Award... »»»
July 12, 2010 - Chris Hillman & Herb Pedersen will release "At Edwards Barn" on Sept. 21 on Rounder. A career retrospective, the live album features songs from various aspects of their careers including such classics as Eight Miles High, Wait a Minute and Turn, Turn, Turn (To Everything There Is A Season).... »»»
July 10, 2010 - Carrie Underwood married National Hockey League player Mike Fisher Saturday under a tent on the grounds of the Ritz-Carlton, Reynolds Plantation, a resort in Greensboro, Ga.
"We could not feel more blessed to have found each other and to have shared this day with our friends and family that mean so... »»»
July 9, 2010 - The Band Perry - siblings Kimberly, Neil and Reid Perry - will release their first album on Oct. 5, a follow-up to their recently released EP.
The self-titled album will contain the trio's current single, If I Die Young. Penned by the band, the song is on the trio's self-titled EP, released in April.... »»»
July 9, 2010 - Rosanne Cash's new memoir, "Composed," will be out Aug. 18. The book is full of personal recollections and anecdotes and comes on the heels of last year's CD "The List."
Cash writes about her own upbringing in Southern California with a father, Johnny Cash, who was often absent, and at the time... »»»
July 8, 2010 - Brad Paisley once again led the Billboard Country Songs chart with Water for the week ending July 17, while Lady Antebellum, of course, was first with "Need You Now" on the album chart.
On the song chart, Jason Aldean remained second with Crazy Town. Luke Bryan inched up one to third with Rain is a Good Thing.... »»»
July 8, 2010 - Willie Nelson is selling a download of his set of his annual Fourth of July picnic bash. The 30-song download is available at Nelson's web site.
This year's event at the Bee Cave in the Austin area attracted 20 bands playing more than 12 hours of music. Among the acts were Asleep at the Wheel, David... »»»
July 8, 2010 - Lady Antebellum will perform their newest single Our Kind Of Love on Live With Regis & Kelly from Prince Edward Island on Monday, July 12. The group's appearance follows their headlining performance at The Cavendish Beach Music Festival the previous... »»»
July 8, 2010 - Joe Nichols just released a new single, The Shape I'm In, as the follow-up to his three-week number one hit Gimmie That Girl.
Rhett Akins, Dallas Davidson and Ben Hayslip, otherwise known as the Peach Pickers, penned both songs, which are on Nichols' "Old Things New."
"It's a natural fit," said Nichols.... »»»
July 8, 2010 - Steve Earle received an Emmy Award Nomination for his song, This City in the Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics Category today. The new song closed the season finale of HBO's series Treme.
Produced by T Bone Burnett and featuring arrangements by Allen Toussaint, This City was written specifically for the series.... »»»
July 8, 2010 - Kenny Chesney debuts Boys of Fall as the first single from his upcoming "Hemingway's Whiskey" at radio on July 12.
When the ballad by Casey Beathard and Dave Turnbull landed in a stack of tapes Chesney was listening to for his next record, he liked what he heard.
"I just stopped right there, and... »»»
July 7, 2010 - The Grascals kept their cool as a 100-plus degree heat wave hovered over middle Tennessee during an all-day video shoot for their current country and bluegrass radio single, Last Train To Clarksville.
Directed by Marcel Chagnon (Clay Walker's She Won't Be Lonely Long), the piece was filmed at several... »»»
July 7, 2010 - "When we're on the road, we wake up with SportsCenter and leave ESPN on all day," said Chesney, who played high school football and is co-producing a documentary about high school football. "It's the one thing on the road that remains a constant for us out there...no matter where we are, it's the one... »»»
July 7, 2010 - Blake Shelton announced today the track listings that will be included on his second six pack, "All About Tonight," due out Aug. 10. The title track is the new single.
The video for the single is currently available from all digital service providers and the single is currently at number 11 on the country charts.... »»»
July 6, 2010 - Jokey country trio Trailer Choir released their first full-length album, "Tailgate," today on Show Dog-Universal Music. Produced by Toby Keith and Mark Wright, the album includes Shakin' That Tailgate, Rollin' Through the Sunshine and Rockin' the Beer Gut. Five of the 10 songs were on the group's 2009 EP.... »»»
July 6, 2010 - The Watson Twins are launching a 15-date tour in August through West Coast and midwest. The Kentucky-bred sisters will be touring in support of their sophomore album, "Talking To You, Talking To Me," released earlier this year on Vanguard Records.
Savin' You is the first video off the album, a video... »»»
July 6, 2010 - Charlie Louvin is fighting pancreatic cancer. The singer, 83, made the announcement on his web site Monday.
"He is discovering a new foe," the web site said. "He recently went in to see the doctor with what seemed to be a minor complaint and came back with a diagnosis of stage 2 pancreatic cancer.... »»»
July 4, 2010 - Kenny Chesney just finished recording sessions for a new CD out in late September just prior to hitting Las Vegas this weekend for several shows.
Chesney rolled into his second night of his two-night stand at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino's The Joint in Las Vegas, playing old favorites, obscure... »»»
July 2, 2010 - The 2010 Lilith Tour canceled 10 upcoming shows due to poor ticket sales. The all-women's tour includes several country acts including Sugarland, the Court Yard Hounds and the rootsy Sheryl Crow.
Shows previously were canceled in Atlanta, Phoenix and Nashville.
Shows bagged were Salt Lake City (July... »»»
July 2, 2010 - Sam Bush will deliver the keynote speech at the IBMA World of Bluegrass: Sept. 27-Oct. 3.
The 100th birthday of Bill Monroe, widely recognized as "the father of bluegrass music," is just around the corner, on Sept. 13, 2011. Bush will talk about what that milestone means to the bluegrass music... »»»
July 1, 2010 - Brad Paisley reached the top of the Billboard Country Song Chart with Water, and Lady Antebellum once again led the album chart with "Need You Now" for the week ending July 10. Paisley took over from Miranda Lambert's The House That Built Me, which slipped to third.
Jaron and the Long Road to Love... »»»
July 1, 2010 - Music producer Paul Worley, along with partners Wally Wilson and Glen Morgan formed a new record label, Skyville Records. The label is the latest venture of the threesome who formed Skyline Music Publishing six years ago.
"This label is a natural extension of the artist development that we have always... »»»
July 1, 2010 - Billy Ray Cyrus has done his country thing. He's watched and helped his daughter Miley be a superstar, and now he's becoming a rocker.
Cyrus formed Brother Clyde with Samantha Maloney (Motley Crue, Hole, Eagles of Death Metal) and guitarist Jamie Miller (theSTART, Snot). The band will release their... »»»