October 10, 2015
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Mercury NashvilleScotty McCreery celebrates his 22nd birthday Friday, and he's asking his fans to make a donation to St. Jude in memory of his late fan club president, Sharon Eaves, who passed away suddenly September 25.  St. Jude Children's Research Hospital was a cause very close to Sharon's heart.Scotty says, "I miss my friend Sharon, who would have had a birthday just yesterday if she was still with us. I’d love to see my fans honor her and continue her great work with St. Ju
10/09/2015 07:00:00pm
Big Machine RecordsThe Band Perry has signed on perform at Entertainment Weekly's first-ever EW Fest, coming up Saturday, October 24. The event celebrates the magazine's 25th anniversary.Comedians Aziz Ansari and Tina Fey are also taking part in the one-day festival.EW Fest will take place at the Industria Superstudio in New York City. Go to EW.com/EWFest for ticket information.Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
10/09/2015 05:00:00pm
CMACMA Awards hosts Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood plan to have a field day with some of the recent scandals in the news, including the Ashley Madison website hack."I guess it's the wrong thing to say, but God bless the Ashley Madison website hack for many reasons," Brad says, before Carrie clarifies, "The hack. Not the website itself."While Brad doesn't condone using the cheating website, he is glad it exists for the purposes of the CMA Awards monologue.  He says, "If anybody has a
10/09/2015 03:00:00pm
Warner Music NashvilleJana Kramer's new album, thirty one, is out Friday featuring the lead single, "I Got the Boy." Look for Jana to perform the song on ABC's Good Morning America on Monday, October 12.As for the album title, Jana explains, "thirty one was the perfect title because it’s taken me 31 years to live and write this album, and I believe it shows strength, grace, vulnerability, fun and confidence. thirty one is who and what I am, and I think when my fans listen to t
10/09/2015 11:00:00am
Show Dog/UniversalToby Keith admits his latest album, 35 MPH Town, doesn't really break any new ground, musically speaking. That's exactly what he hopes listeners say after they give the project a spin.He says, "I hope they look at this album and go, 'Same ol’, same ol'. He’s sticking to his guns.'"Though he's not going to work to keep up with current trends at country radio, Toby promised himself he would never say anything bad about the music coming from the new generation of
10/09/2015 06:00:00am
Sandbox EntertainmentLittle Big Town's Karen Fairchild is easily one of country music's most stylish stars, so it makes since she's now launching her own fashion collection. Fair Child by Karen Fairchild is described as a "unique fusion of sexy, bold, pieces that Nashville inspired with a rock and roll sensibility."Karen says, "Fair Child is a blend of everything I love. It’s a collection of rich textures, details and embellishments in iconic pieces that are easy to wear, glamorous a
10/08/2015 07:00:00pm
Rick Diamond for Getty ImagesMaddie & Tae kicked off their Start Here tour Wednesday night at the Highline Ballroom in New York City. The 75-minute set included a crowd sing-along on the duo's latest hit, "Fly," as well as covers of Dolly Parton's "9 to 5," Justin Timberlake's "Mirrors," Rihanna's "Umbrella," and "Landslide" by Fleetwood Mac. Of course, "Girl in a Country Song" was a big highlight.Maddie & Tae's Tae Dye says, "“This is everything Maddie and I have dreamed since
10/08/2015 03:00:00pm
Warner Music NashvilleBlake Shelton will hit the road this February for a brand-new tour, including a March 4 show in Nashville.Blake says of his plans for 2016, "We've got a new album coming and I can't wait to get back out on the road and play some new music for my fans. As an artist, my favorite thing to do is go on the road and play shows. I’ve missed it, and it's gonna be like old times. So y'all get ready to party, ‘cause Blake Shelton is comi
10/08/2015 02:25:00pm
CMABrett Eldredge manages to hang out in the crowd at his concert without getting mobbed thanks to a clever disguise. The wacky singer puts on a long, curly wig to take on the persona of his alter ego, Xander, going out to mingle with his fans. The disguise works very well.Brett tells People, "Xander has hippie hair and doesn't look anything like me when I put the wig on. People will ask me about my hair while wearing a T-shirt [with my name on it]."Xander doesn’t come around all the
10/08/2015 11:00:00am
ABCOn Wednesday's Nashville, Scarlett O'Conner made the decision to take her mother, Beverly, off life support, which didn't sit well with Beverly's brother -- Scarlett's uncle Deacon Claybourne. Scarlett was in the room alone as Beverly died at the end of the episode. Deacon chose to grieve alone in the bedroom he had set up for Beverly to come home to after she got better.Juliette Barnes continued her hard-partying ways on the road as her husband, Avery Barkley, started divorce proceedings
10/08/2015 06:00:00am
Sony Music NashvilleCam wrote her debut hit, "Burning House," based on a dream she had about seeing an old love for the first time in a while. Since it comes from such a personal place, it's no wonder fans are really passionate about the song.Cam says, "People run up to me after shows, and it’s like we’re already friends, kind of, because their stories are my stories, and they say, ‘Oh, my gosh, I just broke up with someone, and "Burning House” -- I’ve listene
10/08/2015 06:00:00am
Comstock/ThinkstockMiranda Lambert hails from which Texas town? ANSWER: Lindale.Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
10/07/2015 11:00:00am
Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockCongratulations to country newcomer Rachele Lynae on her recent engagement to Sam Hunt's lighting director, Tim Creedon.Maddie & Tae will perform their song, "No Place Like You," on Disney Channel's Girl Meets World during the series' three-part episode airing Friday, October 16 through Sunday, October 18 each night at 8:30 p.m. ET.Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
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