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.
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.
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.
The Bellamy Brothers to Release New Gospel Album ‘Pray for Me’ on September 4
After the release of their highly-successful debut gospel album, the Bellamy Brothers are releasing yet another inspirational disc filled with 14 new songs. ‘Pray for Me’ is set to hit stores on Tuesday, Sept. 4.
Jon Pardi Takes Pride in ‘Keeping It Country’
With a name like Jon Pardi, you know you’re in for a good time. And the 27-year-old from Northern California lives up to his name with his music and attitude. Pardi has already been winning country music fans over with his debut Top 40 hit, ‘Missin’ You Crazy,’ which he co-wrote with Bart Butler and Monty Holmes. The tune is the first release from the newcomer’s highly-anticipated debut album on C
Kip Moore Ready to ‘Bring the Heat’ to Eric Church’s Blood, Sweat and Beers Tour
If you were to ask Kip Moore about his 2012 at this point, he wouldn’t argue that it’s been the best year of his life and career. But it’s about to get a whole lot better this fall when he hits the road with Eric Church on his Blood, Sweat and Beers Tour, also featuring Justin Moore.
Jason Aldean Doesn’t Feel Pressured to Top ‘My Kinda Party’ Album With New Project
There is no question about it. Jason Aldean‘s ‘My Kinda Party’ album was a career record for the singer from Macon, Ga. Now, as he gears up for the release of his fifth studio album, Aldean says the pressure is on to outdo the ‘Party’ album, but he’s not about to let it phase him one bit.
Newcomers Maggie Rose, Florida Georgia Line Prepare for Grand Ole Opry Debuts
It’s the moment every single newcomer in country music hopes and dreams about — making their debut on the prestigious stage of the Grand Ole Opry. This month, both Maggie Rose and duo Florida Georgia Line will take the iconic step into the historic wooden circle for the very first time.
The Cadillac Black to Join Dierks Bentley on End of Summer College Tour
Summer will round out nicely for the Cadillac Black, who have just signed on to open some shows for Dierks Bentley. Bentley’s Back to College Tour will have him — and TCB — hitting SEC campuses at the end of August. The new dates mark the second time that the Cadillac Black has hit the road with Bentley, the first being the Country and Cold Cans Tour, which also had them opening for the Eli Young
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.
Lauren Alaina, ‘Eighteen Inches’ – Lyrics Uncovered
Lauren Alaina‘s ‘Eighteen Inches’ lyrics are a smash because they were penned by three A-list writers in Nashville, one of them being Carrie Underwood. And Alaina’s drones of fans and unmatched vocals don’t hurt, either.
Bucky Covington Reveals Album Cover and Track Listing for ‘Good Guys’
Bucky Covington fans have anxiously been counting down the days until the release of the singer’s sophomore album, ‘Good Guys,’ set to hit stores on Sept. 11. To give them a little something to hold them over, Covington has revealed the album cover artwork, as well as the list of which 12 tracks will complete the new project.