October 7, 2015
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Sony Music NashvilleMiranda Lambert was honored with the 70th star on the Music City Walk of Fame in Nashville Tuesday afternoon. The honor comes a decade after Miranda first lived in Music City while competing on the music competition show Nashville Star. That was her first time living away from her home state of Texas, and she didn't last long in Tennessee.She told the crowd with a laugh, "I lived in Nashville just long enough to make a record and then got scared and ran back to mom."Thou
10/07/2015 06:01:00am
Broken Bow RecordsJason Aldean's Tuesday-night concert in Prince George, British Columbia, Canada, has been postponed to Wednesday night. According to Castanet.net, one of the tractor-trailers carrying Jason's gear was involved in a rollover accident, which led to the postponement. The driver of the truck is being treated for minor injuries. Jason's website only says the delay is "due to circumstances beyond our control."Go to JasonAldean.com to check out the rest of Jason's tour dates.Copyr
10/06/2015 07:52:00pm
John MirAs they get ready for their upcoming induction to the Country Music Hall of Fame, The Oak Ridge Boys are announcing plans for their 26th Annual Christmas Night Out tour. The nearly two-hour show features highlights from the group's six holiday albums, as well as their greatest hits.The Oak Ridge Boys' Joe Bonsall says, "With a revamped stage and a fresh approach, this year’s show will be a dynamic mix of music representing every aspect of Christmas from presents and snow, to ro
10/06/2015 07:00:00pm
CMAKeith Urban is riding high once again, thanks to his latest #1 hit, "John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16," but you shouldn't expect the rest of his upcoming album to sound like that song. Like all of his albums before it, Keith says the new project will serve as a snapshot of what's going on in his life right now.He tells Rolling Stone Country,"I've always really done it sort of haphazard when I get in the studio. You got a bunch of songs and try this song and try that one. Sometimes son
10/06/2015 03:00:00pm
Arista/Sea GayleJerrod Niemann, Kellie Pickler, Love & Theft and LOCASH are among the stars headed to Mexico for the Island Time Music and Fishing Fest this winter. The event runs February 15 through 20 on the island of Isla Mujeres and coincides with the winter migration of sailfish to the island.For more details, go to IslandTimeMusicFest.com.Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved. 
10/06/2015 11:00:00am
Sony Music NashvilleCarrie Underwood is in New York City for Tuesday night's All for the Hall songwriters show at the Best Buy Theater in Times Square.She says with a laugh, "I don't know if you've heard of some of the other people on the bill.  But it's gonna be cool."Carrie certainly has reason to get excited about this concert, benefiting the Country Music Hall of Fame. She'll be sharing stories and songs on stage with legendary singer/songwriter Paul Simon as well as Brad Paisley, Em
10/06/2015 06:00:00am
Webster PRCountry duo LOCASH will release their new EP, I Love This Life, on October 30. The six-song project features the hit title track, which is closing in on the top 20 at country radio.LOCASH's Preston Brust says, "We are in a really great place in life and I think these songs are windows into our lives right now. I couldn't be more excited or more proud of it!"Of note, "I Love this Life" was co-written by Preston and his duo partner, Chris Lucas, along with "Buy Me a Boat" singer Chris
10/05/2015 07:00:00pm
Monarch PublicityCraig Morgan has announced the special guests joining him for his 9th Annual Charity Event, coming up October 17 in Dickson, Tennessee.MMA champion Dan Henderson and motocross pro Kevin Windham will join Craig for the golf tournament that morning at the Greystone Golf Course. Later that evening, Craig will headline a concert festival with special guests Halfway to Hazard and American Idol finalist Janelle Arthur.Proceeds from the charity event will benefit the Dickson County C
10/05/2015 03:00:00pm
CMACarrie Underwood, Eric Church and Luke Bryan are headlining the 2016 Stagecoach Country Music Festival coming up April 29 and 30 and May 1. The three-day event takes place at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. Among the other artists on the bill are Chris Young, Sam Hunt, Eric Paslay, The Band Perry, Joe Nichols, Little Big Town, Dustin Lynch, A Thousand Horses and Old Dominion.Tickets for Stagecoach go on sale this Friday at StagecoachFestival.com.Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio.
10/05/2015 02:11:00pm
CMAEric Church is teaming up with Hank Williams, Jr. to open up the 49th Annual CMA Awards next month on ABC. The two will sing a duet of Neil Young's "Are You Ready for the Country," which was also a hit for Waylon Jennings. The performance is the first taste of Hank Jr's upcoming studio album.Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley return as hosts of the CMA Awards Wednesday, November 4 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved. 
10/05/2015 01:24:00pm
Sony Music NashvillePistol Annies reunited during Miranda Lambert's weekend concerts in Augusta, Georgia and Fayetteville, North Carolina. The group, made up of Miranda with Ashley Monroe and Angaleena Presley, haven't performed together as a trio in several years.Miranda posted a picture of the first Annies performance on Instagram Saturday, saying, "The Pistol Annie’s raised a ruckus last night in Augusta GA when we surprised the crowd!" She added, "The GIRLS are back in town!" "
10/05/2015 11:57:00am
Capitol NashvilleLady Antebellum's Charles Kelley is stepping out from the group for his upcoming solo EP, The Driver. The lead single from the project is the title cut, which also features Charles' buddies Eric Paslay and Dierks Bentley. All three vocalists deliver a verse on the song to give three different perspectives of what it's like for a touring musician on the road.As for why he chose those two guests for "The Driver," Charles tells ABC Radio, " I definitely wanted Eric Paslay on th
10/05/2015 11:54:00am
Sony Music NashvilleJerrod Niemann and Randy Houser were on hand for Jamey Johnson's two benefit concerts last week in Nashville and Montgomery, Alabama. The events raised more than $112,000 for the Nikki Mitchell Foundation to help those battling pancreatic cancer.Nikki Mitchell was Waylon Jennings' longtime business manager, who passed away from pancreatic cancer in 2013. Jamey's good friend, songwriter Hank Cochran, also died of the disease in 2010.Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights
10/05/2015 11:00:00am
Red Bow RecordsJoe Nichols has one of the richest voices in country music, and he's sharing a few tips on how he keeps his instrument in tip-top shape."Don't smoke!" Joe tells the Las Vegas Sun. "When I was younger, I though it was cool. The wisest thing I’ve ever done besides marrying my wife is quit smoking."Joe also limits how much he talks before his shows and uses proper breathing techniques he's learned over the years.As for the quality of his voice, Joe admits it has changed since h
10/04/2015 06:00:00am
Jeremy Cowart/Sony Music NashvilleJust like any working mom, Carrie Underwood is pressed for time when it comes to fitting a workout into her busy day. That means her baby boy, Isaiah, sometimes joins her while she's working on her fitness.Carrie tells lifestyle site Womanista.com, " I try to devote at least part of one of them (maybe even a whole hour if I’m lucky) to physical activity. Sometimes that means the little guy has to be a part of it. But, lucky for me, Isaiah loves going fo
10/03/2015 06:00:00am