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Comstock/Thinkstock This Silver Spoons actor directed Brad Paisley‘s “Whiskey Lullaby” video and starred as Dolly Parton‘s father in Coat of Many Colors. Can you name him? ANSWER: Rick Schroder.

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Arista NashvilleFans at one of Brad Paisley‘s stops on his Life Amplified World Tour this weekend definitely got more than they bargained for.

“We cut a little song that came out a week ago and we wanted to practice it, so you’re our guinea pigs tonight,” he teased the crowd at California’s Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre, before bringing pop star Demi Lovato onstage to sing the pair’s duet, “Without a Fight.”

Brad was still bathing in the afterglow the next day. “As far as this tour goes, you made my year last night Demi Lovato & it was only the 2nd show!” …read more

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Frederick Breedon/WireImageThere’s another reason to tune in to tonight’s season finale of The Voice, besides learning who wins. You’ll get to hear Little Big Town perform their brand-new song, “One of Those Days,” from their forthcoming album, Wanderlust.

Wanderlust was produced by Grammy-winning The Voice coach Pharrell Williams, with some help from pop star Justin Timberlake, who also wrote with LBT for the album. We got our first news of those collaborations last March, when Timberlake teased fans with an Instagram photo of him with Little Big Town, writing “NBD…Just writing with @LittleBigTown. This …read more

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Warner Music NashvilleIt wasn’t that long ago when Dan+Shay debuted their current hit on ABC’s Good Morning America, shortly after weatherperson Ginger Zee revealed she’d be competing on the new season of Dancing with the Stars. Tuesday night, they’ll all be a part of the 22nd-season finale.

Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney hadn’t even intended on writing the day they came up with “From the Ground Up,” which is currently knocking on the door to the top 20.

“My grandfather had just passed away before we wrote it, and Shay’s grandfather was in the hospital. It was like this crazy …read more

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Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Chris Young‘s follow-up to his number one duet with Cassadee Pope, “Think of You,” will be “Sober Saturday Night,” which features Vince Gill on guitar and vocals.

You can check out Blake Shelton‘s performance of “She’s Got a Way with Words” from Monday’s The Ellen DeGeneres Show online now.

Martina McBride‘s recipes for Classic Mashed Potatoes and Mom’s Peach Cobbler are up for grabs on The Chew‘s website now.

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Capitol NashvilleDierks Bentley is gearing up for a busy week, leading up to the release of his new album Black on Friday. Thursday night, the “Somewhere on a Beach” hitmaker stops by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, which starts at 11:35 p.m. ET on NBC.

The following morning, he’ll get up early to perform on New York City’s Rockefeller Plaza as part of Today‘s summer concert series. You can catch the show at 7 a.m. on NBC.

Then Saturday night, you’ll be able to relive the pop-up show Dierks did April 10 at The International in Knoxville, Tennessee. Instant Jam: Dierks …read more

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Warner Music NashvilleIt looks like Dan+Shay have found a fan in Kate Hudson. This weekend, the duo tweeted a video of the actress listening to their track “Already Ready” during one of her Snapchat sessions.

“Just starting playing this song,” the daughter of Hollywood legend Goldie Hawn said, as she checked out the tune on her Amazon Echo speaker. The second generation star isn’t too far removed from country music — you might remember her brother Oliver Hudson played the now-deceased character Jeff Fordham on ABC’s Nashville.

“Already Ready” is featured on Dan+Shay’s new album, Obsessed, which …read more

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BBR Music GroupFour months after Thompson Square welcomed their first little one, the husband-and-wife duo is back with new music. “You Make It Look So Good” also serves as the soundtrack for a new home movie featuring their pride and joy, Rigney Cooper Thompson.

Keifer and Shawna admit they weren’t immune to many of the fears most first-time parents experience.

“It was the scariest thing we have ever experienced during the first three weeks,” the couple tells People. “We were like ‘I can’t believe that they let us take him home. We have no idea what we’re …read more

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BBR Music GroupGranger Smith‘s brand new baby boy is a week old today. The “Backroad Song” hitmaker announced the new arrival Friday on his Facebook page.

“Heart and hands are full,” the post said, accompanied by a photo of his family seated in a porch swing, with Granger holding four-year-old daughter London, and wife Amber balancing both two-year-old Lincoln and the newborn. “We added one more boy to the clan. River Kelly Smith has joined his brother and sister!”

It’s back to work for the father of three, as he plays Stampede Houston on Tuesday night. His new single “If …read more

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Comstock/Thinkstock Terri Clark‘s most recent #1 on the Billboard Country Singles chart came in 2004. Can you name it? ANSWER: “Girls Lie Too.”

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