Trace Adkins Cancels Washington Concert in Light of Devastating Wildfires
Due to the devastating wildfires spreading throughout the state of Washington, Trace Adkins‘ concert scheduled for Friday (Aug. 17) at the Swiftwater Cellars Amphitheater in Cle Elum has been canceled.
Ricky Skaggs to Release New Bluegrass Album ‘Music to My Ears’ in September
Ricky Skaggs is readying the release of his latest bluegrass project, ‘Music to My Ears,’ which is scheduled to hit stores on Tuesday, September 25. The album will contain 11 all-new tracks that will not only please his loyal bluegrass fans, but his more country followers, as well.
Craig Morgan Raises Over $70K for Children Through Annual Charity Event
Last weekend, Craig Morgan hosted his 6th annual Charity Motocross Ride, Concert and Sporting Clay Shoot just outside of Nashville, and the event was once again a huge success. Over $70,000 was raised for the Craig Morgan Charity Fund, a component fund of the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.
Love and Theft Score First No. 1 Hit With ‘Angel Eyes’
After dancing around the No. 1 position on the country singles chart over the past few weeks, Love and Theft finally have locked in the top slot with their hit song, ‘Angel Eyes.’
Dierks Bentley Announces Seventh-Annual Miles and Music for Kids Event
As fall approaches, Dierks Bentley begins readying his annual Miles and Music for Kids charity motorcycle ride and concert event. This year’s event is set for Sunday, October 14, 2012 in Nashville, and Bentley will be accompanied by some of his famous pals, including Brantley Gilbert, Chris Young, Sheryl Crow, the Cadillac Black and Craig Campbell.
Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw’s Brothers of the Sun Tour Sets Record at MetLife Stadium
Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw‘s Brothers of the Sun Tour has continued to reach new heights almost nightly, most recently with their performance at MetLife Stadium over the weekend (Saturday, Aug. 11), where they set a local record.
Love and Theft’s ‘Angel Eyes’ Reaches Gold Certification
Love and Theft are on the brink of scoring their very first No. 1 single with ‘Angel Eyes,’ but the celebration has already started. The tune, which was written by Love and Theft’s Eric Gunderson (along with Eric Paslay and Jeff Coplan), has been certified gold for digital downloads exceeding 500,000 copies sold.
Jerrod Niemann Reveals ‘Free the Music’ Cover and Track Listing
Jerrod Niemann is helping his fans gear up for the release of his highly anticipated sophomore album. “Free the Music’ is set to hit stores in less than two months — October 2 — and this week, the singer revealed the album’s sexy cover and the track listing for the 12-song project.
Jana Kramer Becomes the New Voice of Nationwide’s ‘On Your Side’ Jingle
Newcomer Jana Kramer‘s voice will soon be heard more than ever before, as the brown-haired ‘One Tree Hill’ star has signed on to sing the well-known Nationwide Insurance jingle, ‘On Your Side,’ in a new series of commercials.
Gloriana’s ‘A Thousand Miles Left Behind’ Debuts at No. 2 on Billboard Country Albums Chart
In addition to having their first Top 5 hit, ‘(Kissed You) Good Night,’ which also recently went gold, country trio Gloriana is now celebrating their sophomore album’s impressive chart debut. ‘A Thousand Miles Left Behind’ came in at No. 2 on Billboard’s Country Album Chart and at No. 10 on Billboard’s all-genre Top 200 albums chart.
Blake Shelton Cuts Up About His Christmas CD, Marriage and Christina Aguilera on ‘Chelsea Lately’
Blake Shelton returned to the couch of E!’s ‘Chelsea Lately’ Tuesday night (Aug. 7) to promote his upcoming holiday album, ‘Cheers, It’s Christmas,’ set to hit store in October. In true Chelsea Handler style, the host gave Shelton a fair share of ribbing, making sure he knew that Christmas was still a few months off.
Jason Aldean Says Stadium Tour Is ‘Next Logical Step’
Jason Aldean is at the top of his game right now, the proof being in his recently sold-out stadium show at Crew Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. While the remainder of 2012 consists of arena shows on his My Kinda Party Tour, Aldean says to expect bigger and better soon — maybe as soon as next year.