Home » Archives by category » Country Music News

The “Golden Hour” dawns for Kacey Musgraves in 2018

ABC/Paula LoboKacey MusgravesGolden Hour is coming in early 2018.

The CMA and Grammy winner describes her fourth album as “trippy,” borrowing stylistically from a diverse group of influences ranging from disco gods the Bee Gees, to soul chanteuse Sade, to folk/rock icon Neil Young.

Kacey explains the album’s title to Entertainment Weekly: “On this record, there’s the lonely girl, the blissful girl, the new wife, the girl that’s missing her mom, the angry girl, the sarcastic girl, the 60’s-sequined Cruella de Vil with the beehive, the shy girl, the …read more

Blake Shelton may be the Sexiest Man Alive, but Gwen Stefani says his diet isn’t

Comments Off on Blake Shelton may be the Sexiest Man Alive, but Gwen Stefani says his diet isn’t

Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images via ABCYou apparently don’t have to follow a strict diet and strenuous exercise routine to be People‘s Sexiest Man Alive, according to Blake Shelton‘s main squeeze, Gwen Stefani.

Gwen recently told Food Network star Giada De Laurentiis she was fairly horrified when she realized what her boyfriend eats.

“Everything’s fried,” she said in a cooking segment on Facebook Live. “It shocks me, because growing up in California, we are a specific breed. We learn to be healthy. And in Oklahoma, they learn just how to have fun and eat and …read more

Continue reading …

“What If” Kane Brown kicked off 2018 in Hollywood?

Comments Off on “What If” Kane Brown kicked off 2018 in Hollywood?

ABCKane Brown will be ringing in the New Year at a Hollywood party.

The “What Ifs” hitmaker will kick off 2018 by performing on the West Coast portion of Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest.

Kelly Clarkson will also be on the Los-Angeles-based part of the ABC tradition, which will be hosted by Ciara. Fellow pop stars Shawn Mendes, Charlie Puth, Fitz and the Tantrums, Khalid and EDM producer/DJ Marshmello will join them, along with Korean boy band BTS.

Back in New York City, Sugarland will debut new music from Times Square, with Nick Jonas and former Fifth Harmony singer …read more

Continue reading …

“What Makes You” #1? Clear a space for Luke Bryan on “Billboard”‘s all-genre chart

Comments Off on “What Makes You” #1? Clear a space for Luke Bryan on “Billboard”‘s all-genre chart

ABC/Paula LoboMake way for Luke Bryan at the top of the all-genre Billboard 200 chart!

Forecasters expect the four-time Entertainer of the Year to sell around 110,000 copies of What Makes You Country, his new album that came out last Friday. That would put Luke on track to notch his fourth career #1 on the all-genre ranking, following 2015’s Kill the Lights, which moved 345,000 units in its first week.

That would also make the Georgia native only the fourth act to achieve that feat this year, following in the footsteps of Thomas Rhett‘s Life …read more

Continue reading …

Step away from the computer: Kelsea Ballerini admits she’s “Unapologetically” an online shopper

Comments Off on Step away from the computer: Kelsea Ballerini admits she’s “Unapologetically” an online shopper

ABC/Image Group LASince Kelsea Ballerini will be a newlywed this Christmas, you might think it’d be hard to squeeze in some holiday shopping amid all the festivities with new husband Morgan Evans. But the “Legends” hitmaker confesses for her, it’s not a problem.

“I love online shopping. Um, it’s also an issue for me,” she admits, “because it’s very easy to just get things that you don’t need — quickly.”

When it comes to the most memorable item Kelsea’s found under the tree over the years, the Knoxville, Tennessee native has a stand-out favorite.

“My mom …read more

Continue reading …

Country star trivia

Comments Off on Country star trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockThis #1 hit was the lead single from the 1973 album, Merle Haggard’s Christmas Present, as well as the title track of the Hag’s next non-holiday album, which came out four months later. Can you name it? ANSWER: “If We Make It Through December.”

Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

…read more

Continue reading …

Hey baby, let’s go to Vegas: ACM Awards return to MGM Grand Garden Arena in 2018

Comments Off on Hey baby, let’s go to Vegas: ACM Awards return to MGM Grand Garden Arena in 2018

Academy of Country MusicAfter a year at nearby T-Mobile Arena, the ACM Awards are returning to their longtime home at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas in 2018.

The 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards will be Sunday, April 15, with the telecast airing live on CBS starting at 8 p.m. ET.

Tickets go on sale to the general public Thursday at 10 a.m. PT.

Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

…read more

Continue reading …

Beaux is a no-go: Father-to-be Dylan Scott plays the name game with wife Blair

Comments Off on Beaux is a no-go: Father-to-be Dylan Scott plays the name game with wife Blair

Curb RecordsDylan Scott could become a daddy most anytime now, as he and his wife Blair await the arrival of their first little one.

Even though his first #1, “My Girl,” was inspired by his high school sweetheart, who became his bride, the Louisiana native is, in fact, expecting a boy.

“We’ll have a baby at Christmas, which is going to be crazy…” Dylan tells ABC Radio. “We’ve got a name picked out, not a middle name. [We’re] still working on that.”

“I had the perfect name,” Dylan adds. “I wanted to name him Beaux. B-E-A-U-X. I just …read more

Continue reading …

Nashville notes

Comments Off on Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockBrett Eldredge performs Tuesday morning on Good Morning America. You can watch for him starting at 7 a.m. on ABC.

Chase Rice just wrapped his first trip to the United Kingdom and Ireland this week, with sold-out shows in Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, London and Dublin. His latest single, “Three Chords and the Truth,” just broke into the top-35 in the States.

If you missed Walker Hayes Monday on Today, you can watch “You Broke Up with Me” online now. Walker also guests on The Talk on Tuesday, which starts at 2 p.m. ET on …read more

Continue reading …

“A Day with Dolly”: The country icon stops by “Sprout House” for new children’s special

Comments Off on “A Day with Dolly”: The country icon stops by “Sprout House” for new children’s special

Universal Kids, NBCUniversalYou can spend A Day with Dolly starting on Tuesday, as the entertainment icon stars in a new Sprout House special that premieres at 11:05 a.m. ET on Universal Kids.

Dolly will perform songs like “A Friend Like You,” “You Can Do It” and “Together Forever,” all from her first-ever children’s album, I Believe in You. She’ll also be joined by the show’s host, Carly, as well as the loveable puppy puppet, Snug.

A Day with Dolly will re-air both Wednesday and Thursday at 9:55 a.m. ET, before also premiering on the Sprout YouTube …read more

Continue reading …
Page 1 of 847123Next ›Last »