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The latest headlines from the world of country music!

After wowing the judges with their Appalachian-inspired rendition of The Sound of Music‘s “My Favorite Things,” The Willis Clan made it through the first audition of America’s Got Talent. The musical family competes in the next round tonight at 9/8c on NBC. Results will be revealed on NBC tomorrow at 8/7c.  The Willis Clan do more than sing. The 12 Willis childrens’ [...]
Little Big Town has joined team Blake. The band will join Blake Shelton’s team as advisers on the upcoming seventh season of The Voice. The group isn’t shy about admitting they begged Shelton to pick them. “We begged and begged and cornered him!” Karen Fairchild told Access Hollywood. “It’s a huge honor,” Kimberly Schlapman added. [...]
Las Vegas is gearing up for its first ever country music festival. The inaugural Route 91 Harvest Festival is set for October 3-5 at The Lot across from Luxor Hotel & Casino. Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton have been announced as headliners. “It’s exciting to see the Route 91 Harvest Festival come to [...]
Before David Nail became a country crooner, he played college baseball. Even though music is his first love, he remains an avid sports fan. For the third time, Nail was invited to participate in the 2014 Taco Bell® All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game where he was named Co-MVP alongside rapper Nelly. “It was definitely [...]
Lady Antebellum will release their fifth studio album, 747, on September 30. The album’s lead single, “Bartender,” is soaring up the country chart as one of Lady Antebellum’s fastest rising singles to date. Deciding on a title for the project was a simple group decision. “We unanimously knew that our album title had to be [...]
Kellie Pickler is headed to the big screen – or at least her voice is. Pickler will make her film debut as the voice of a sweet potato in the upcoming VeggieTales movie, Beauty and the Beet. She will play Mirabelle, a yam who is in a family band. She joins recurring cast members Bob [...]
Krystal Keith made her Grand Ole Opry debut on July 9. For the first time, Keith felt nerves before stepping into the spotlight. “I have never been nervous on a stage in my life, until that night at the Grand Ole Opry,” she said. “There is something so special and sacred about that stage and [...]
Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood made a big debut last week, entering the Top 20 Country Countdown at No. 1 with “Somethin’ Bad.” The pair made it two weeks in a row in the top spot with Neal McCoy and Danielle Bradbery rounding out the Top 3. Tim McGraw and Faith Hill jump 10 spots [...]
There is a whole lot of “love” on this week’s Top 20 Country Countdown. Jana Kramer stops by to discuss her new video, “Love,” which she shot south of the border, with host Nan Kelley. Kramer will also find out where “Love” landed on the countdown this week! Top 20 Photo Gallery » Miranda Lambert [...]
Country newcomer Allison Veltz has released a clever, heartfelt lyric video for her debut single, “Bright Side.” Her video features Penny, an adopted dog from the Nashville Humane Society. Found wandering the streets of Nashville, Penny’s days are now spent sunbathing and napping at her forever home. Veltz adopted her own rescue pup, Bruno, after [...]