Brantley Gilbert Sells Out Multiple 2011 Taste of Country Christmas Tour Shows
You could say that Brantley Gilbert‘s 2011 Taste of Country Christmas Tour shows are going well. So far, the ‘Country Must Be Country Wide’ hitmaker has played four of the 10 concerts on his run, and all four have sold out. In December, Gilbert will hit six more shows acr…
‘Glee’ Covers Dolly Parton’s ‘Jolene’ on Tonight’s Episode
Country music will get the ‘Glee‘ treatment yet again in a new episode of the hit show airing on Tuesday, Nov. 29. In the ‘I Kissed a Girl’ post-Thanksgiving return episode, one of the characters will tackle the Dolly Parton classic ‘Jolene.’
Blake Shelton Joins Free Speech Campaign
You could say that Blake Shelton is a big advocate of his First Amendment right to free speech. OK, Shelton likes to run his mouth. The ‘Honey Bee’ hitmaker is notorious for using Twitter as an outlet for his thoughts — whatever they may be — which has sometimes shown him backlash from angry groups …
Tim McGraw Attempts to Cut Ties With Curb Records to Record New Music
Tim McGraw is still searching for greener pastures. The iconic country singer is seeking to cut ties with his record label, Curb Records, once and for all, just so he can have the freedom to get new music to his patiently waiting fans. McGraw and Curb will go face to face in court starting Tuesday t…
Keith Urban Recovering From Successful Throat Surgery
From the sound of it, Keith Urban will be better in no time following a successful throat surgery. The ‘Without You’ singer underwent the outpatient procedure to remove a polyp on his vocal chords earlier this week and thankfully, came out unscathed.
Scotty McCreery Scores Gold With ‘Clear as Day’
Scotty McCreery has something to be extra thankful for this year. The 18-year-old ‘American Idol’-winner-turned-country-superstar announced on Wednesday, Nov. 23, that his debut album, ‘Clear as Day,’ has reached gold status.
Ronnie Dunn Expecting First Grandchild
We know what Ronnie Dunn is thankful for at Thanksgiving 2011: the news that he’s expecting his first grandchild! Dunn told Kickin’ Country 100.5, albeit offhandedly, that he’s awaiting the arrival of a new family member and that he already knows it&Cl…
Sugarland Sued Over Indiana State Fair Stage Collapse
Victims of the August 13 Indiana State Fair stage collapse are seeking justice. Forty-four survivors of the tragedy, as well as family members of those who died in the horrific accident, filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against those associated with the production of the show — including Sugarland.
Rascal Flatts Fan Schedules C-Section Around Concert Date
What’s more important: Having a natural birth or attending a Rascal Flatts concert? For one country music fan, the choice was an easy one. A hometown Flatts show superseded her desire to give birth naturally, and she opted for a carefully scheduled C-section.
Taylor Swift Peforms ‘Iris’ With Goo Goo Dolls’ Johnny Rzeznik
Taylor Swift‘s Speak Now Tour draws to a close in New York City on Tuesday (Nov. 22), and the 21-year-old superstar is going out with a bang. At her first of two shows at Madison Square Garden on Monday, Swift invited yet another surprise guest to sing with her. This time, it was Goo Goo Dolls…
Taylor Swift Brings Darius Rucker on Stage to Perform ‘Alright’
It seems like Taylor Swift has friends in all kinds of places — she thanked more than a dozen peers in her CMA Entertainer of the Year speech alone. On Friday (Nov. 18), during her concert in Columbia, S.C., the ‘Ours’ hitmaker added Darius Rucker to the list of stars she…
Chris Young Kicks Out Violent Concertgoer
Chris Young is a pretty easygoing kind of guy, most of the time — unless he catches a man beating up a woman. At his concert in Ruston, La. on Thursday night, the ‘Tomorrow’ hitmaker witnessed a male concertgoer shove a female concertgoer and he angrily decided to have hi…