Home » Entries posted by
Entries posted by

Kelsea Ballerini Already Has Her Sophomore Album Written

Black River EntertainmentKelsea Ballerini has made a big splash in the country world with her debut album, The First Time. The project has produced her debut #1 hit, “Love Me Like You Mean It,” as well as her latest single, “Dibs.” There are plenty of more potential hits on the project, but Kelsea already has an eye towards her sophomore album.

She tells West Virginia’s The Exponent Telegram, “Songwriting is something I do all the time. It was hard for me to pick songs for this album, [The First Time]. I have a lot of …read more

Big Machine RecordsMore than two decades into his career, Tim McGraw is still heavily invested in the album-making process. He’s currently working on his next studio album, which will feature his latest hit, “Top of the World.

“I think as an artist, part of what you do is you feel important about what you do, about your music,” Tim tells the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. “It counts, and it matters to you, and that’s what it feels like to me right now. It may not matter to anybody else, but it matters to me.”

Tim’s next album …read more

Continue reading …

Capitol NashvilleLast June’s church shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina hit very close to home for Darius Rucker

He tells Rolling Stone, “My son goes to school directly across the street from Mother Emanuel. I mean directly across the street. I park in the parking lot to pick him up sometimes. That was . . . home. That was right in the heart of where we live, of our community.”

In the time since those shootings, Darius says he’s seen a big outpouring love in the Charleston community.

He adds, “It’s just love, …read more

Continue reading …

ShorefireZac Brown Band recently scored a #1 at rock radio with the Chris Cornell collaboration “Heavy Is the Head.” Now Zac is headed to the pop/EDM world. He’s teaming up with Avicii for a song on their new album, Stories. The project is due out October 2.

Gavin DeGraw and Wyclef Jean are also featured on the Avicii album.

Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

…read more

Continue reading …

Republic NashvilleFlorida Georgia Line is taking over your TV on Friday, September 4. The duo will close out Good Morning America‘s Summer Concert Series that morning on ABC. Later that night, FGL will perform on NBC’s Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

Florida Georgia Line continues their Anything Goes tour into the fall. Go to FloridaGeorgiaLine.com for details.

Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

…read more

Continue reading …

Valory Music Co.Thomas Rhett is releasing a new video every Friday until his album, Tangled Up, comes out September 25. The clips will be posted on Vevo, and you can get a copy of the corresponding song every Friday if you pre-order the album.

The first release in the series, “Vacation,” is out now. Thomas says of the song, “Clearly, with lyrics like ‘Billabong bikini’ and ‘solo cup amplifier,’ the song is about having a good time, whether you actually are on vacation — like we are in the video — or just kicking back …read more

Continue reading …

Womanista/Greenroom PRAs part of chart-topping Lady Antebellum, Charles Kelley has helped take country music by storm. Now he has another reason to sing: He and his wife, Cassie McConnell Kelley, are expecting a baby after six years of marriage.

“We’re almost four months and I’m due in February and we just found out that we’re having a boy, which I just get choked up thinking about and we’re thankful, we’re so — blessed isn’t a strong enough word,” Cassie said on Friday’s Good Morning America.

Cassie’s road to pregnancy wasn’t easy — in fact, …read more

Continue reading …

CMADustin Lynch spent a lot of time writing songs and practicing guitar in preparation for his career as a country star. He was so set on making it in the music business, Dustin even admits to practicing signing his autograph.

He tells ABC Radio, “Man, signing autographs was nerve-racking. Man, how do I sign my name? You don’t think about that. I want it to look cool.”

Now that he’s been signing autographs for a few years, Dustin has noticed his signature has changed as fans have him sign the same T-shirt each time …read more

Continue reading …

Comstock/ThinkstockWhat is the name of Kelsea Ballerini‘s new puppy? ANSWER: Dibs.

Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

…read more

Continue reading …

Dot RecordsMaddie & Tae were so set on keeping their debut album, Start Here, squarely in the country format, they taught veteran producer Dann Huff a thing or two about making a country album. Dann started out playing guitar on classic albums from the likes of Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey and Madonna before coming to Nashville to produce hits for Rascal Flatts, Keith Urban, Faith Hill and many others.

Maddie & Tae’s Maddie Marlow tells ABC Radio, “With Dann Huff, you know, he’s, like a rocker at heart, but he loved it, because it was such a challenge. …read more

Continue reading …
Page 1 of 244123Next ›Last »