Home » Entries posted by (Page 31)
Entries posted by

Curb RecordsLee Brice wrote his latest single, “That Don’t Sound Like You,” after watching a close friend lose herself due to some bad romantic relationships. Lee describes the woman as “a best friend that was the most alive and positive and secure person that I’d ever known.” While in those relationships, Lee and the woman didn’t keep in close contact, and he was shocked at how she was doing when they reconnected.

He explains, “By the time I ended up seeing her again, she was a completely different person, and I saw what …read more

Continue reading …

Curb RecordsLee Brice wrote his latest single, “That Don’t Sound Like You,” after watching a close friend lose herself due to some bad romantic relationships. Lee describes the woman as “a best friend that was the most alive and positive and secure person that I’d ever known.” While in those relationships, Lee and the woman didn’t keep in close contact, and he was shocked at how she was doing when they reconnected.

He explains, “By the time I ended up seeing her again, she was a completely different person, and I saw what …read more

Continue reading …

Warner Music NashvilleCountry newcomer Michael Ray literally has heard his debut single, “Kiss You in the Morning,” become a nationwide hit in the past few weeks. While on the road, Michael and his band always tune in to the local country station in whatever town they’re playing that night. That means they’re hearing the song on the radio just about every hour now that it’s a top-five hit.

“A few times we’ve turn it on, like, right in the middle of, like, ‘Kiss You in the Morning.’ I’m going, ‘This is nuts,'” Michael says. …read more

Continue reading …

Nashville Notes

No Comment

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockBrett Eldredge is headed out to play shows in Oregon, Idaho, Colorado, Montana, Wyoming and California for the next few weeks. He tweeted Tuesday, “Bout to go out west! Gonna sing songs, go fishing, climb mountains and eat trail mix sandwiches.”

Zac Brown Band‘s Matt Mangano is profiled in a new article in Bass Player magazine.

Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

…read more

Continue reading …

CMABlake Shelton and Miranda Lambert’s actual divorce petition is sealed in Pottawamie County, Oklahoma, but some details of the divorce case have been made public online through the Oklahoma court system. Records confirm Blake filed for divorce on July 6, and the divorce was finalized on Monday, July 20.

It looks like Blake’s signature sense of humor is still intact, though. He posted his first post-divorce tweet on Tuesday afternoon, saying, “Just got off the treadmill. This calls for a drink. B****…” When a fan tweeted they couldn’t imagine Blake on a …read more

Continue reading …

Sony Music NashvilleJerrod Niemann is on a quest to keep his music fresh on his upcoming fourth studio album. That’s why he’s digging deep in his fellow songwriters’ catalogs to find unique songs.

“We asked writers for songs that they think people have missed,” Jerrod tells Rolling Stone. “Not just the flavors of the month, but the perfect country songs.”

That search for different-sounding material comes from Jerrod’s desire to mix things up and try new things with every album. He adds, “I always want to do what everyone else isn’t. If you have …read more

Continue reading …

Monarch PublicityChris Young has shot down rumors he played a role in Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert‘s divorce. In the aftermath of the former couple’s announcement on Monday, reports of infidelity in the marriage have been rampant with Chris’s name coming up as the other man in an affair with Miranda Lambert. He denied that claim in a Twitter post Tuesday afternoon.

It says, “I don’t normally address gossip but in this case I will. My name has been mentioned as a contributing factor in Blake and Miranda’s divorce. That is totally …read more

Continue reading …

Red Bow RecordsJoe Nichols has recorded ten songs for his upcoming studio album, and he says three or four of those songs are in the running to be radio singles. He also admits it’s a challenge to incorporate his traditional country style into the music while also sounding current enough to be played next to Florida Georgia Line and Luke Bryan.

Joe tells LA Weekly, “I hope that country kind of finds its traditional path again. I understand where we’re at … we’re trying to make the best record that we …read more

Continue reading …

EB Media PRDarius Rucker has announced the dates and cities for the fall leg of his Southern Style Tour, launching October 8 in Chicago. David Nail will join Darius on the road for the new dates, and A Thousand Horses is also on the bill for most shows. Go to DariusRucker.com for ticket information.

Of note, Darius’s current run of shows is on track to sell 700,000 tickets by the end of the summer.

Here are Darius’s new Southern Style tour dates and cities:

10/8 — Chicago, IL
10/9 — Dayton, OH
10/10 — Youngstown, OH
10/15 — Topeka, KS
10/16 …read more

Continue reading …

Comstock/ThinkstockBlake Shelton and Miranda Lambert won CMA and ACM Song of the Year for co-writing which song? ANSWER: “Over You.”

Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

…read more

Continue reading …