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  • Darius Rucker is celebrating his latest hit single, “Homegrown Honey,” and Tuesday’s (March 31) release of his new album, Southern Style. During a recent interview with CMT Hot 20 Countdown, the singer-songwriter offered details on the direction of his latest project. “You have something in mind, but it always changes once you start writing the... Read more »

  • The members of Little Big Town have done nothing wrong. But because of a handful of complaints to country radio and a resulting media buzz that has become bigger than the song itself, their “Girl Crush” is the victim here. Just because the song was initially misunderstood by a few vocal country radio listeners, we’re... Read more »

  • I refuse to call the friendship between Randy Rogers and Wade Bowen a “bromance.” In a recent chat with them, I said I felt like it cheapened what the two share. “Thank you!” Bowen chuckled back at me. But it’s true. Spend 15 minutes in a room with them and you will see and feel... Read more »

  • Dolly Parton’s career longevity and success across entertainment frequently makes her a trending topic in Internet searches, especially recently with the 30th anniversary of the Dollywood theme park in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. In a recent interview with CMT Hot 20 Countdown, Parton said that Dollywood’s success has surpassed her wildest dreams. “It’s just amazing,” she... Read more »

  • NEW YORK CITY — The more country stars tend to eschew the raw, rootsy side of their sound in favor of electronic production touches and hip-hop heavy programmed beats, the more remarkable — and reassuring — it is that an artist as uncompromisingly organic-sounding as Miranda Lambert can be so successful. With songs and vocal... Read more »

  • A reunion of Brooks & Dunn and a surprise duet featuring Christina Aguilera have been added to the 50th annual Academy of Country Music Awards set for April 19 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Alan Jackson, Martina McBride, Brad Paisley, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town and Rascal Flatts are other new additions to the... Read more »

  • Eric Church, Merle Haggard, Kacey Musgraves, Sturgill Simpson, Jamey Johnson, Jason Isbell and Chris Stapleton have signed up to join Willie Nelson for his 42nd annual Fourth of July Picnic in Austin, Texas. More than 20 artists will be performing on two stages during the July 4 event at the Circuit of the Americas’ Austin360... Read more »

  • Even better news than the Nashville Predators making it into the playoffs? The fact that it gave Carrie Underwood a reason to post a new (and more complete) picture of her baby boy Isaiah. “The Predators are in the playoffs! Just waiting to get called up! #PutMeInCoach,” Underwood posted on Twitter on Sunday (March 29)... Read more »

  • “No biggie,” Luke Bryan said in a weekend tweet after a few photos of him in an arm sling started making the rounds on social media and his fans started asking questions and sharing their concerns. No biggie. Minor surgery on a tendon on my elbow. Been putting it off. All good. — Luke Bryan... Read more »

  • Cole Swindell is probably turning cartwheels now that his “Ain’t Worth the Whiskey” has completed it arduous 24-week climb to the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s country airplay chart. This is Swindell’s third consecutive No. 1, his earlier triumphs being “Chillin’ It” and “Hope You Get Lonely Tonight.” His former boss, Luke Bryan, is doing... Read more »