Luke Bryan Admits to Writing National Anthem ‘Key Words’ on His Hand, Apologizes to Those Offended
Viewers were quick to call out Luke Bryan for appearing to check his left hand at moments during his performance of the National Anthem at the MLB All-Star Game in Kansas City, Mo. on Tuesday night. Now, the singer has come clean, admitting to have written “key words” down to ensure he did his best.
Carrie Underwood vs. Hunter Hayes – The Showdown
Friday night’s Showdown between Carrie Underwood and Little Big Town was the most voted on yet, with ‘Blown Away’ edging ‘Pontoon’ by 13 percentage points. That’s two wins in a row for the title-track on Underwood’s new album. The dark and stormy cut is clearing a path to the Showdown Hall of Fame, but future tourmate Hunter Hayes‘ ‘Wanted’ is threatening to contain her fury today and tonight on T
Blake Shelton vs. Carrie Underwood – The Showdown
It’s a country superstar Showdown today. Three-time champion Blake Shelton will face Carrie Underwood, after ‘Over’ made easy work of Rodney Atkins‘ ‘Just Wanna Rock N’ Roll’ on Wednesday. Shelton’s captivating ballad will need to get past the title track from Underwood’s new ‘Blown Away’ album to move one step away from Showdown Hall of Fame enshrinement. A winner will be decided after 10PM CT on
Blake Shelton vs. Rodney Atkins – The Showdown
Blake Shelton has made it two in a row! Last night, his new hit ‘Over’ topped Jerrod Niemann‘s ‘Shinin’ on Me’ to win the Taste of Country Showdown a second time. The emotional ballad was helped by online voting, but also by listeners who caught both songs on the new Taste of Country Nights radio show. Tonight, Shelton’s potential seventh straight No. 1 hit will have to top one of the feel-good so
Jake Owen and Wife Expecting Baby Girl
It’s already been a great year for Jake Owen, but it just got a lot better. The country singer has announced that his wife Lacey Buchanan Owen is pregnant with the couple’s first child. The couple is expecting a little girl to arrive this November.
Best ‘American’ Song – Readers Poll
Country music and America go together like sweet and tea. Hundreds of songs have been written to celebrate our freedoms as Americans, but only a few have the word “American” in the title. Which of the following seven songs is your favorite “American” country song?
Wynonna Judd Explains Why Her Mom + Sister Weren’t Invited to Her Wedding
When Wynonna Judd married Cactus Moser this month, her famous mother and sister weren’t in attendance. The singer now explains that was intentional. In an interview with Us Weekly, Judd admits her relationship with Naomi and Ashley Judd is strained, and that their presence would have made her nervous.
Sugarland’s Jennifer Nettles Is Pregnant
It has seemed like Jennifer Nettles has been extra bubbly during her first season of ‘Duets’ on ABC. The Sugarland singer and reality television judge is close to five months pregnant! The band’s manager broke the news to People on Monday morning.
Lauren Alaina Involved in Dramatic Twitter Fight Over a Boy
Lauren Alaina was shooting flames from her fingertips last night on Twitter, and it sounds like it was over a boy. The teenage singer went back and forth with an unnamed female before going to bed Monday night. She fired several messages across the internet as her fans offered support.
Little Big Town Bring a ‘Pontoon’ to 2012 CMT Music Awards
Beach balls, bikinis and beer bottles … it must be Little Big Town and their new single, ‘Pontoon.’ The country music quartet brought a full-size boat to the stage of the 2012 CMT Music Awards, where they sang their latest single from the balcony of a pontoon boat as about two dozen hot bodies danced and partied below.
Rascal Flatts and Journey Close 2012 CMT Music Awards With ‘Don’t Stop Believin"
The 2012 CMT Music Awards began with a batch of country and pop collaborations before settling into a Nashville-based broadcast, featuring Music City’s best. Rascal Flatts closed the show with one of the all-time greatest mainstream rock bands however, inviting Journey on stage to sing ‘Don’t Stop Believin’.’
The Band Perry Own the Stage During ‘Postcard From Paris’ Performance at the 2012 CMT Music Awards
The Band Perry took the stage like it was built for them at the 2012 CMT Music Awards on Wednesday night. Lead singer Kimberly Perry let her hair down and worked the crowd singing the trio’s current single ‘Postcard From Paris.’ Last year, the group won the Breakthrough Video of the Year belt buckle, but it’s clear they’re on their way to bigger things in years to come.