COUNTRY MUSIC NEWS

  • Jimmie Allen Signs Neon Union, Announces New CompanyJimmie Allen Signs Neon Union, Announces New Company
    Recent Grammy nominee Jimmie Allen is adding another new line to his resume. Thursday, Allen, Aaron Benward, and John Marks revealed their new JAB Entertainment — a full-service management and production company and announced that Neon Union is their inaugural artist. Neon Union is billed as country music’s first black… Read more »
  • Dolly Parton’s Business Ventures Keep Growing, Even In A Year Like 2021Dolly Parton’s Business Ventures Keep Growing, Even In A Year Like 2021
    Most would consider a philanthropic venture that created a vaccine for COVID-19 to be the pinnacle for their year as a businessperson. However, most businesspeople aren’t Dolly Parton. A recent interview — celebrating her being named one PEOPLE magazine’s People of the Year — notes that her fortune, at the… Read more »
  • Watch: Carrie Underwood Goes Behind the Scenes of Her Las Vegas ResidencyWatch: Carrie Underwood Goes Behind the Scenes of Her Las Vegas Residency
    Carrie Underwood launched her show REFLECTION: The Las Vegas Residency at Resorts World Theatre Wednesday night amid a haze of hit songs, sequins and fringe. The residency is Underwood’s first in her career, and she was the first artist on the venue’s stage – the largest in Las Vegas. “It’s… Read more »
  • David Nail Features His Children on New EP ‘Bootheel 2021’David Nail Features His Children on New EP ‘Bootheel 2021’
    When country music fans met David Nail for the first time in 2009, he was a newlywed with a Top 10 hit called “Red Light.” Twelve years later, Nail is dad to his three kids and has a string of popular songs under his belt. Nail combined music and family… Read more »
  • Kentucky Headhunters Refused to Cut Hair for Opry Stage – Their Debut Is Set 30 Years LaterKentucky Headhunters Refused to Cut Hair for Opry Stage – Their Debut Is Set 30 Years Later
    There was one rule for The Kentucky Headhunters at The Grand Ole Opry – and it came at the request of Roy Acuff. If members – known for their long and unruly hair wanted to play in the Opry’s sacred circle – they had to chop their locks. The request… Read more »
  • CMT REWIND: Charley Pride Hits #1 With “Kiss An Angel Good Mornin'”CMT REWIND: Charley Pride Hits #1 With “Kiss An Angel Good Mornin'”
    Embedded from www.youtube.com. Uniquely, outside of Charley Pride holding the No. 1 spot on three separate occasions, 1971 in country music represented broad-scale sea change for the genre. For 30 of the year’s 52 weeks, Black or female artists — Pride, Dolly Parton, Tammy Wynette, Loretta Lynn, Lynn Anderson, and… Read more »
  • Walker Hayes Uses Fancy Money to Splurge on Christmas Decor for His KidsWalker Hayes Uses Fancy Money to Splurge on Christmas Decor for His Kids
    Walker Hayes’ success at being “Fancy Like” and “tryna stay out of AA” has led him to a place where he’s finally able to fulfill all of his children’s Christmas dreams. Notably, for the better part of the past two decades, Hayes, his wife, and his six children lived frugally… Read more »
  • CMT PREMIERE: Randy Travis & Drew Parker’s “There’s A New Kid In Town” Is All About “Fun, Faith, And Family”CMT PREMIERE: Randy Travis & Drew Parker’s “There’s A New Kid In Town” Is All About “Fun, Faith, And Family”
    Embedded from www.youtube.com. Randy Travis’ just-released “From The Vault” edition of his three-decade-old Christmas single “There’s A New Kid In Town” has been refreshed by the country icon alongside rising country performer Drew Parker. “We’re looking for the King / The new Messiah / We’re following the star / Shining… Read more »
  • Watch: Keith Urban Reveals New Word Tour in Hilarious Backyard VideoWatch: Keith Urban Reveals New Word Tour in Hilarious Backyard Video
    Keith Urban revealed his first world tour in four years Wednesday morning with a hilarious video from his backyard that makes it clear how much the “Long Hot Summer” singer misses the road. In the clip, Urban mimics the motions of his live show – throwing his guitar to a… Read more »
  • Josh Turner Shares Story Behind His ‘King Size Manger’Josh Turner Shares Story Behind His ‘King Size Manger’
    Josh Turner longed to record a Christmas album almost as long as he’s been on country radio. In 2021, he celebrated two decades in country music, and for the first time since “Long Black Train” became his breakthrough hit in 2004, Turner found time to do it. “King Size Manger,”… Read more »
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