Home » Entries posted by (Page 20)
Entries posted by

Miranda Lambert Says She’s Focused on Music More than Ever

Comments Off on Miranda Lambert Says She’s Focused on Music More than Ever

Tesh/CosmopolitanIn the wake of Miranda Lambert‘s surprise split this year from Blake Shelton, it seems most of the attention lately has been focused on her personal life– and not her music. But the six-time CMA Female Vocalist of the Year says she’s actually more focused on her craft than ever before — especially when it comes to helping other women in the business.

“I just love what I do so much,” she tells Cosmopolitan. “I love songwriting and the road and the family of country music. I love being a female …read more

Continue reading …

Country Star Trivia

Comments Off on Country Star Trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockWhat was Dolly Parton‘s first #1 song? ANSWER:”Joshua” in 1971.

Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

…read more

Continue reading …

Loretta Lynn Predicts Donald Trump Will Be President

Comments Off on Loretta Lynn Predicts Donald Trump Will Be President

Legacy RecordingsLoretta Lynn believes Donald Trump will come out on top in the race for the White House — and it turns out the Coal Miner’s Daughter has more experience with the Oval Office than you might expect.

“I think Donald Trump is going to be our next president,” she tells Billboard, adding that she’s met the billionaire and she likes him. “I mean, Donald’s Donald,” she laughs.

Though Loretta is perhaps best known politically for campaigning for George H.W. Bush in 1988, she has presidential allies across party lines, having delivered command performances for Richard Nixon, Jimmy …read more

Continue reading …

Nashville Notes

Comments Off on Nashville Notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockAmerican Saturday Night: Live from the Grand Ole Opry opens in limited release today in more than 70 markets across the U.S. The concert film featuring Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker, The Band Perry, Brett Eldredge and more runs through December 10, with a nationwide release planned for early next year.

The two-LP version of Carrie Underwood‘s chart-topping Storyteller album is out now. The double-album version features special etched artwork and 150-gram vinyl.

You can check out the new lyric video for Chris Janson‘s “Power of Positive Drinkin’” on YouTube.

Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

<iframe width="500" height="281" …read more

Continue reading …

Newcomer Cam Excited About Weekend Gig with Cyndi Lauper

Comments Off on Newcomer Cam Excited About Weekend Gig with Cyndi Lauper

Arista Nashville/RCA RecordsThis weekend, country newcomer Cam will be rubbing elbows with the likes of Boy George, Sharon Osbourne, Bon Jovi‘s Richie Sambora— and one more person she’s very anxious to see.

“And Cyndi Lauper, I know right?” she squeals. “That is crazy! She seems like she is just like endless energy, so I’m excited to meet her.”

Cam will be playing Cyndi’s fifth annual Home for the Holidays benefit to raise awareness and money for her True Colors Fund. And if there’s one thing Cam is more thrilled about than getting to know the “Girls Just Want …read more

Continue reading …

Florida Georgia Line and Hunter Hayes Ready to Play “Hollywood Game Night”

Comments Off on Florida Georgia Line and Hunter Hayes Ready to Play “Hollywood Game Night”

NBCUniversalFlorida Georgia Line and Hunter Hayes are ready to take on their fellow celebrities to try to win some cold hard cash for a couple of lucky civilians, on season four of NBC’s Hollywood Game Night. The show pits two teams of stars, each led by a non-celebrity, against each other in a living room setting to try to win $25,000.

Jane Lynch hosts the whimsical contest, with fellow musicians Melissa Etheridge and Kesha also joining Tyler Hubbard, Bryan Kelley and Hunter as guests in the show’s fourth season. Wynonna took her turn on the sofa last …read more

Continue reading …

Florida Georgia Line and Hunter Hayes Ready to Play “Hollywood Game Night”

Comments Off on Florida Georgia Line and Hunter Hayes Ready to Play “Hollywood Game Night”

NBCUniversalFlorida Georgia Line and Hunter Hayes are ready to take on their fellow celebrities to try to win some cold hard cash for a couple of lucky civilians, on season four of NBC’s Hollywood Game Night. The show pits two teams of stars, each led by a non-celebrity, against each other in a living room setting to try to win $25,000.

Jane Lynch hosts the whimsical contest, with fellow musicians Melissa Etheridge and Kesha also joining Tyler Hubbard, Bryan Kelley and Hunter as guests in the show’s fourth season. Wynonna took her turn on the sofa last …read more

Continue reading …

Brad Paisley Brings Back Country Nation Tour to Play Ole Miss

Comments Off on Brad Paisley Brings Back Country Nation Tour to Play Ole Miss

CMABrad Paisley is reviving his Country Nation College Tour next year, for the grand opening of the new arena on the campus of the University of Mississippi. He’ll be the first performer to play the Pavilion at Ole Miss on Sunday, January 24.

What’s even better — all the seats will be free, with the floor reserved for Old Miss students. Ticket information is expected soon. This will be Brad’s tenth stop on his college tour, which mirrors the spirit of his latest hit, “Country Nation.”

Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

…read more

Continue reading …

“CMA Country Christmas” Brings Legends Like Martina McBride Together with Newcomers Like Kelsea Ballerini

Comments Off on “CMA Country Christmas” Brings Legends Like Martina McBride Together with Newcomers Like Kelsea Ballerini

CMA/Image Group LASure, Martina McBride may have a collection of four CMA Female Vocalist trophies dating back to 1999, while newcomer Kelsea Ballerini was just nominated this year for the very first time. But that’s part of the beauty of the annual CMA Country Christmas show– it gives breakout artists like Kelsea the chance to sing alongside legends like Martina.

Even though Martina released her now-classic White Christmas album back in 1998, the version of the song she’ll perform tonight isn’t the one from her project. Instead it’s from her collaborator’s The Spirit of Christmas collection.

“I’ve always loved… ‘What Child …read more

Continue reading …

Country Star Trivia

Comments Off on Country Star Trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockWhat is Keith Urban‘s middle name? ANSWER: Lionel.

Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

…read more

Continue reading …