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Image Courtesy Big Machine RecordsCan Tim McGraw's Shotgun Rider Tour actually save troubled marriages? That's the claim put forth in a hilarious new video on Tim's YouTube page.In the clip, spoofing ads for drugs like Cialis, guys suffering from their wives' INS, or Intense Nag Syndrome, are looking for ways to make their wives happy. When they go about seeking a cure, their doctor prescribes tickets to Tim's Shotgun Rider tour.  The prescription seems to work, but the side effects ma
04/24/2015 07:00:00pm
Image Courtesy ABCReba has grown to love the drag queens who dress up like her and perform her biggest hits in clubs across the country, but she was thrown off the first time she saw a man dressed up in Reba drag.Reba tells The Advocate, "One night in the early ’90s, shortly after [my single] ‘Fancy’ came out, I had a gentleman at one of our fan club get-togethers we’d have, and he showed up in full regalia -- total drag -- and it really ticked me off because his ha
04/24/2015 03:00:00pm
Image Courtesy Big Machine RecordsTim McGraw has gotten backlash from gun rights supporters, including the National Rifle Association, over his upcoming concert to raise money for Sandy Hook Promise, an organization founded in the wake of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, whose stated purpose is to help protect children from gun violence.When asked how he is dealing with the headlines the concert has been generating, Tim tells ABC Radio, "I don't put a
04/24/2015 06:00:00am
Image Courtesy CMAJason Aldean and his wife, Brittany, just celebrated their one-month anniversary, but they haven't been able to spend much time at home as husband-and-wife.Jason says, "I mean, we've been on the road pretty much the whole time since we got married. We really haven't had a chance to have a honeymoon or any of that stuff, but that's a cool thing. She gets to travel with me, and we get to go all over the country."Jason and Brittany also spent 10 days in Europe last month whil
04/24/2015 06:00:00am
Image Courtesy Eric Brown/Sweet Talk PRSinger-songwriter Chris Janson has just signed a new record deal with Warner Music Nashville, thanks to his emerging hit song, "Buy Me a Boat." The song recently topped the iTunes Country Songs chart.The buzz on Chris is so strong, CMT has agreed to produce the video for "Biy Me a Boat," marking the first time the network has made a video for an artist.Chris has become a regular at the Grand Ole Opry in the last few years, logging more than 90 appeara
04/23/2015 07:00:00pm
Image Courtesy Jon Peets/EMI NashvilleEric Church will give a rare solo show to open Nashville's brand-new Ascend Amphitheater in Riverfront Park on July 30. The concert will feature Eric playing with just his guitar. He sold out Nashville's Bridgestone Arena in June setting an attendance record with more than 18,000 fans in the audience.Tickets for Eric's solo show go on sale Thursday, April 30 through Ticketmaster.Follow @ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[
04/23/2015 04:13:00pm
Image Courtesy Joseph Llanes/Sony Music NashvilleTyler Farr's new album, Suffer in Peace, comes out Tuesday, and he's kicking off his promotional schedule for the project with a Friday morning performance on FOX News's Fox & Friends. The appearances continue Tuesday morning on NBC's Today. That night, Tyler will host an album release party with a performance at New York City's Irving Plaza.Suffer in Peace features Tyler's latest hit, "A Guy Walks into a Bar," as well as a duet with Jason A
04/23/2015 03:00:00pm
Image Courtesy Southern Ground/Varvatos/Republic/BMLGZac Brown Band's new album, Jekyll + Hyde, comes out this Tuesday featuring the country hit "Homegrown," as well as their first song to impact Mainstream Rock radio: "Heavy Is the Head," featuring Chris Cornell. They're following up "Homegrown" with the new single, "Loving You Easy," just delivered to country radio Thursday -- you can start previewing samples from the full album Friday on Zac Brown Band's YouTube channel.Zac Brown Band
04/23/2015 12:45:00pm
Image Courtesy CMADierks Bentley, Eric Church, Brett Eldredge, Martina McBride and members of Little Big Town will be drinking fine wine for a great cause this Monday night in Nashville. The T.J. Martell Foundation's 16th Annual Nashville Best Cellars Dinner brings some of country's top stars together with some of the nation's top wine collectors for an evening of food and drink.The event takes place at Nashville's City Winery. Proceeds go to the T.J. Martell Foundation's funding of leukem
04/23/2015 11:00:00am
Image Courtesy Warner Music NashvilleFrankie Ballard headed to the border town of Tornillo, Texas on the Rio Grande River to record his new studio album at a place called the Sonic Ranch. The residential studio complex includes living space, a workout room and swimming pool on more than 2,300 acres, and Frankie and his band stayed there for ten days working on the new music.He says, "I just thought it'd be a cool place to go and just experience something different."The decision to record o
04/23/2015 06:00:00am
Image Courtesy ABCHope was wearing thin for Deacon Claybourne on Wednesday night's episode of Nashville. He's still waiting on a donor for his liver transplant. Doctors found a donor and actually rolled Deacon into the operating room, but the donor turned out to have cancer on their lungs, so the doctors couldn't risk introducing more cancer to Deacon's body.After getting that bad news, Rayna Jaymes and her daughter, Maddie, struggled to come to terms with Deacon's illness and possible death
04/23/2015 06:00:00am
Image Courtesy Capitol NashvilleKeith Urban latest single, "Raise 'Em Up" featuring Eric Church, has become his 32nd top-five hit and 33rd consecutive top-10 song at country radio.Speaking about that accomplishment, Keith says, "The support I get from my friends at country radio and the fans, is absolutely astounding. It's what makes ALL of this possible, and I can’t wait to hit the road again and thank you all in the best way I know how!”Keith and Eric opened last Sunday's ACM A
04/21/2015 07:00:00pm
Image Courtesy Jeremy Cowart/BMLGReba has fully embraced her gay following for many years now, so it's no surprise she attended her first gay wedding earlier this year. The ceremony took place in California for her two friends Michael and Steven, who have been together 20 years. Ready for the celebration to begin.Congratulations Michael and Steve! Love you both.A photo posted by Reba (@reba) on Feb 15, 2015 at 4:25pm PST Reba tells PrideSource.com the wedding was a celebration of the c
04/21/2015 03:00:00pm
Image Courtesy Big Machine RecordsTim McGraw is joining Kanye West on the performers list for the TIME 100 Gala Tuesday night at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City. Both artists made the list of the magazine's 100 most influential people in the world, which was revealed last week.Oscar winner Julianne Moore, comedian Amy Schumer, actress Juliana Margulies and Last Night Tonight host John Oliver are among the stars attending the gala.Follow @ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getE
04/21/2015 01:10:00pm
Image Courtesy Republic NashvilleWith the first single from their third album due to come out just “around the corner,” The Band Perry says we can expect a “less is more” approach from their new music.“[It’s] very minimalist in the sense that we're leaving a lot of space in both the visuals and the sound of the music as well,” Reid says, describing their concept for the CD. “I love minimalism 'cause anyone can find their own taste and their ow
04/21/2015 11:00:00am