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Image Courtesy Capitol NashvilleDarius Rucker will be making the media rounds next week, as he unveils his fourth solo album, Southern Style on Tuesday. The admitted sports fanatic will make multiple appearances on ESPN on the release date, after starting his morning on the Today show. Darius guests on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Monday, April 6, before stopping by ABC’s The Chew on April 16.Darius co-wrote all thirteen tracks on the new album, including his current top 5 collaboration wi
03/26/2015 07:00:00pm
I.R.S. NashvilleEven though the debut album by Striking Matches just came out stateside this week, the two are already big stars in the U.K., thanks to the popularity of the ABC show Nashville. So far, the duo has written eight songs that have been featured in the nighttime drama, and Sarah Zimmermann says it’s not uncommon to see fans overseas singing along to every word, thanks to the show’s huge British following.Sarah met musical partner Justin Davis in 2007 when a professor pai
03/26/2015 03:00:00pm
Image Courtesy Sony Music Nashville/Blue ChairKenny Chesney has spent several sleepless nights worrying about The Big Revival tour. The trek kicks off tonight in Nashville, and Kenny admits he's been anxious about putting the new show together for his fans.He tells The Tennessean, "To see it all start to come together is the exciting part. This is a very creative, stressful but rewarding process for me. That anxiety is brought on by myself; it's just because I care so much. "Today just ha
03/26/2015 11:00:00am
Image Courtesy Capitol NashvilleDarius Rucker is obviously singing about his lovely wife, Beth, on his latest hit, "Homegrown Honey," but we wondered what the song's lyric about her being "money" actually means to him.Darius explains with a laugh, "[To borrow a] 2002 term, she's all that and a bag of chips, man! She looks real good when she's money."When asked if there is any specific times Beth looks especially "money," Darius replies quickly, "Always. My wife is always beautiful. She's al
03/26/2015 06:01:00am
Image Courtesy AXS TVTrisha Yearwood is the featured guest on Dan Rather's series The Big Interview coming up Tuesday, April 14 at 8 p.m. ET on AXS TV. In addition to talking about her dual music and cooking careers, Trisha opens up about her work with Habitat for Humanity and the special surprise her husband Garth Brooks pulled off to celebrate her 50th birthday.The Big Interview continues with new episodes featuring Vince Gill on April 21 and Florida Georgia Line on May 12.Follow @ABCNewsRad
03/25/2015 07:00:00pm
Image Courtesy Capitol NashvilleKeith Urban is fast becoming country music's guitar guru. He's got his own line of guitars through the Home Shopping Network, and now Keith is answering fan questions about the instrument on Facebook.The conversation starts Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. ET on Keith's Facebook page. You can post questions about learning to play the guitar, and Keith will answer as many as possible.Follow @ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getE
03/25/2015 03:00:00pm
Image Courtesy Jeremy Cowart/Republic NashvilleFlorida Georgia Line's new video for "Sippin' on Fire" is out today on VEVO. The guys went to the dry lake beds near Las Vegas and performed inside an actual ring of fire as actors played out the storyline in separate scenes."Sippin' on Fire" is the third single from Florida Georgia Line's latest album, Anything Goes. It follows the back-to-back #1 hits, "Dirt" and "Sundaze."Follow @ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName
03/25/2015 01:32:00pm
Image Courtesy CMAJason Aldean and Brittany Kerr are sharing their wedding photographs exclusively with Us Weekly, out now. The couple's also sharing details from last Saturday's ceremony. Brittany walked down the aisle barefoot while John Legend's "All of Me" played. Jason actually cried when he saw his bride in the long-sleeved lace Pnina Tornai gown. See all of #JasonAldean and Brittany Kerr's official wedding pics -- only in the new issue of Us Weekly! A photo posted by Us Weekly (@usweek
03/25/2015 12:55:00pm
Image Courtesy ACMThis year is the 50th anniversary of the ACM Awards, and to mark the occasion, a special group of artists will be honored for their unique achievements over five decades of the Academy of Country Music Awards.Garth Brooks, Kenny Chesney, Reba, Taylor Swift, George Strait, Brooks & Dunn, and Miranda Lambert will all be presented with the 50th Anniversary Milestone Award, which will mark their ACM history-making achievements.  Each will receive an exclusive trophy, c
03/25/2015 12:51:00pm
Country Music Hall of Fame and MuseumThe Oak Ridge Boys and Jim Ed Brown are among this year's inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame.The Oaks are entering the Hall as this year's Modern Era inductees.  The vocal quartet's original roots reach back to the 1940s, but it was in the 1970s, when they switched from gospel music to country music, that they experienced their biggest success with hits like "Elvira," "Bobbie Sue" and "American Made."  The group's current lineup -- R
03/25/2015 11:14:00am
Comstock/ThinkstockThe 50th Annual ACM Awards will take place at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on April 19. Where were the 49th Annual ACM Awards held? ANSWER: The MGM Grand in Las Vegas.Follow @ABCNewsRadio !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights re
03/25/2015 11:00:00am
Image Courtesy Kristen Barlowe/Sweet Talk PRCraig Campbell will host his Third Annual Celebrity Cornhole Challenge in Nashville this Sunday at Centennial Park. The event raises awareness of and money for Fight Coloretal Cancer, and fans can bid online to join stars like Jerrod Niemann, Charlie Worsham and Lindsay Ell for the game of cornhole. To sign up, go to FightCRC.org and search for "Craig Campbell."Craig will perform a concert following the Cornhole Challenge as well.Follow @ABCNewsRadi
03/25/2015 11:00:00am
Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockMontgomery Gentry has signed on to perform at the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame and Museum 2015 Induction ceremony April 10 in Lexington. They're among this year's inductees along with Brian Littrell and Kevin Richardson of the Backstreet Boys.Sunny Sweeney's video for her new single with Will Hoge, "My Bed," is now airing on CMT and CMT.com.Blake Shelton opens up about three chins and man boobs in a new behind-the-scenes YouTube video previewing the 50th Annua
03/25/2015 06:00:00am
Image Courtesy ABCThe second installment of ABC's Nashville: On the Record concert special airs Wednesday night at 10 ET with special guest Reba. The country superstar performs her latest single, "Going Out Like That," on the show. She also admits to playing favorites when it comes to the male cast members of Nashville."I got a crush on [Charles Easten], to tell you the truth," Reba says of the actor who plays Deacon Claybourne. "He's really good."Reba can rest assured the feeling is mutual.
03/25/2015 06:00:00am
Image Courtesy Dove ShoreThompson Square is back with a brand-new single, "Trans Am." The fiery love song captures the high-energy side of the married duo. It's also a good indication of what fans can expect from Thompson Square's upcoming, third album.The duo's Keifer Thompson says, "This new music is a very tempo-driven project that probably represents us more than both of its predecessors."As for the single, Keifer adds, "'Trans Am’ is a state of mind. It’s about liberation a
03/23/2015 07:00:00pm