Alec Baldwin Calls Hank Williams, Jr. a ‘Broken-Down, Senile, Racist Coot’
Actor Alec Baldwin has never been shy in expressing his opinions about politics, and yesterday he took to his Twitter account to slam country star Hank Williams, Jr. for his recent rants against President Obama, calling him a “broken-down, senile, racist coot.”
Scotty McCreery to Release ‘Christmas With Scotty McCreery’ on October 16
Breakout country star Scotty McCreery is preparing to release his first Christmas album. The aptly-titled ‘Christmas With Scotty McCreery’ is set to drop on Oct. 16, and the young singer says he is excited about the project, which mixes holiday classics with two new tracks.
Kimberly Williams-Paisley Lands a Recurring Role on ‘Nashville’
It looks like there’s a little bit more authenticity coming to ABC’s ‘Nashville.’ Former ‘According to Jim’ star Kimberly Williams-Paisley has joined the show in a role that will recur over a multi-episode arc. The performer not only lives in Nashville, but knows the ropes, as she is also married to country star Brad Paisley.
Keith Urban to Teach High School for a Day
You can add “educator” to Keith Urban’s resume. The country singer-songwriter and guitarist has agreed to take part in a program in which he will teach a group of Nashville-area high school students.
Toby Keith to Release New Album ‘Hope on the Rocks’ November 13
Toby Keith will release a new album titled ‘Hope on the Rocks’ on Nov. 13 via his own Show Dog/Universal imprint. Its first single, ‘I Like Girls That Drink Beer,‘ is already one of the most-added songs at country radio, setting up his eager fans for the record’s release.
Wynonna Judd and Husband Are ‘Stronger Than Ever’ Following Bad Accident
Wynonna Judd has released a new statement thanking country music fans for their support following her husband’s bad motorcycle accident.
Blake Shelton, Fellow ‘The Voice’ Coaches Impersonate Each Other in Funny Video
It appears maybe the coaches on NBC’s hit reality competition ‘The Voice‘ are spending too much time together. In a funny new video on the show’s YouTube channel, the four stars are asked to give their best impressions of each other, and the results are not only hilarious, but in some cases, surprisingly accurate.
Laura Bell Bundy Gets Recurring Role on ‘Hart of Dixie’
Country singer-Broadway actress blend Laura Bell Bundy has signed to appear on the CW series ‘Hart of Dixie.’ According to the Huffington Post, Bundy will debut on Oct. 16 in the third episode of the show’s upcoming second season.
Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood Confirmed to Host 2012 CMA Awards
They’re baaaack! Country superstars Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood have been confirmed as hosts for the upcoming 46th Annual CMA Awards, which will take place in Nashville on Thursday, Nov. 1. This marks the fifth time the pair have hosted together.
Did Toby Keith Refuse to Sign a Guitar for St. Jude?
Country fan favorite Toby Keith is facing allegations that he refused to sign a guitar to help raise money for St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
Dierks Bentley to Host Sixth-Annual ACM Honors Event
Dierks Bentley will have the honors of hosting the upcoming sixth-annual ACM Honors event, which take place at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium on September 24, 2012. The evening is dedicated to recognizing award recipients and special honorees in the non-televised categories of the Academy of Country Music Awards.
Reba McEntire Not the Basis of ‘Nashville’ Character Rayna James, Despite Rumors
There’s been a lot of anticipation in Music City for the upcoming ABC drama ‘Nashville,’ which centers around the country music business. The show is filming locally in Nashville, and speculation has been swirling as to whether some of the characters are based on real-life country stars. In a new interview, series star Connie Britton insists her character, Rayna James, is not based on Reba McEntir