Reba McEntire and Skylar Laine Duet to ‘Turn On the Radio’ on ‘American Idol’ Finale
While she wasn’t in the final running to become the winner of ‘American Idol‘ this season, Skylar Laine still got to perform on the big finale tonight (May 23). Oh, and did we mention Reba McEntire was there, too? Laine rocked the ‘Idol’ stage for one last time alongside McEntire, performing the country superstar’s hit single ‘Turn On the Radio.’
Taylor Swift Crowned Entertainer of the Year at 2012 ACM Awards
Big congrats to Taylor Swift! The country cutie was crowned Entertainer of the Year at the 2012 ACM Awards, marking her second consecutive win of the prestigious fan-voted award. Although she was the youngest nominee in the category, going up against country vets Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley and Blake Shelton, Swift managed to get the most fan votes to win Entertainer of the Year once
2012 ACM Awards Best Dressed Pictures
Tonight at the 2012 ACM Awards, there were a few standout country stars, like Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood, whose attire really blew us away. These are our picks of the Best Dressed pictures from the show, which was held at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas. Scroll through the photos to see the most fashionable musicians who hit the red carpet at the 2012 ACM Awards.
Martina McBride and Pat Monahan of Train Perform ‘Marry Me’ During Actual Wedding at 2012 ACM Awards
Martina McBride and Train frontman Pat Monahan gave two newlyweds the present of a lifetime at the 2012 ACM Awards with a performance of ‘Marry Me’ during a real-life, onstage wedding ceremony. Frank Tucci and Christina Davidson were both widowed single parents after they lost their spouses unexpectedly, but luckily, the pair found each other, fell in love, and got married in front of millions ton
Taylor Swift Releases Bonus ‘Speak Now’ Songs on iTunes
Up until recently, Taylor Swift fans could only snag bonus tracks from ‘Speak Now’ if they bought the deluxe version of the album at their nearest Target store. However, Ms. Swift does not want to deprive her tech savvy fans of these songs for any longer, so the 21-year-old songstress has released the bonus tracks to iTunes.
The Band Perry Writing ‘In Full Force’ for New Album
The Band Perry are still soaking in the success of their No. 1 hit ‘If I Die Young,’ but that doesn’t mean the trio are showing any signs of slowing down. Kimberly Perry recently caught up with Billboard for a Q&A session, and even though they’ve been busy winning CMA Awards for their chart-topping song, the vocalist said she and her brothers are in full-blown writing mode for album No. 2. Rea
Scotty McCreery Gets a New Pickup Truck
This has been a great week for Scotty McCreery. Not only did the ‘I Love You This Big’ crooner have his first album ‘Clear as Day’ debut at No. 1 on the Billboard album charts, but he also celebrated his 18th birthday (which was on Oct. 9) by getting his very first car! As always, McCreery kept it country, receiving his very own Ford pickup truck.
Randy Travis Is Living the Fast Life in New ‘Everything and All’ Video
Randy Travis has premiered the video for his latest single ‘Everything and All,’ which is one of six new songs included on his most current album, ‘Anniversary Collection.’ In the video, Travis leads viewers through a whirlwind journey, as cameras travel at warp speed throughout various scenes.
Ronnie Dunn, Brad Paisley + More Tapped for Upcoming Christmas Album
You can’t really go wrong when it comes to country Christmas songs, and there is a new country Christmas album on the horizon that you won’t want to miss out on this holiday season. Ronnie Dunn, Brad Paisley and many other country singers have been tapped to contribute songs to ‘A Very Country Christmas,’ according to CMT.
Rascal Flatts Inducted Into the Grand Ole Opry
Rascal Flatts are officially the newest members of the Grand Ole Opry! The trio was inducted into the Opry last night, Oct. 8, in a ceremony that was simultaneously celebrating the institution’s 86th birthday.