2017 saw the death of many music artists, and they’ll be remembered during a two-night television special on ABC. Country’s own Dolly Parton, Brad Paisley and Darius Rucker will take part in the series to honor the late Glen Campbell. The Year in Memoriam 2017 will air on Dec. 18 and will be followed by The Year: 2017 on Dec. 19.
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill celebrate the #1 debut of their first album together, “The Rest of Our Life.” Amassing 104,000 in first-week consumption, the album tops Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart and enters at #2 on the Billboard 200 all-genre album chart, both reflecting total traditional album sales, track equivalent
Chris Stapleton leads the country music Grammy nominees with a total of three nominations. The nominees were revealed Tuesday morning (Nov. 28). Stapleton’s nominations include nods for best country album, best country solo performance, and best country song. Others nominated for best country album are Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum,
Reba McEntire took over as host of the CMA Country Christmas celebration this holiday season, which is now in its eighth year. The annual show aired on Monday, with Reba joined by many special performers as well as a 25-piece orchestra. The event, taped at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tennessee, featured such country
Country star Cole Swindell has revealed that he will be hitting the road early next year for the Reason to Drink tour. The tour kicks off Feb. 15 in Allentown, PA, and will feature Chris Janson and Lauren Alaina as the opening acts. The announcement comes after Swindell previously revealed a short run of January tour dates for 2018.
Luke Bryan recently shared a video on Facebook of his deadpan spoken word delivery of “Hooked On It.” The song, which will be featured on his sixth studio album, What Makes You Country, was co-written by Bryan, Dallas Davidson and David Lee Murphy. On the track, Bryan talks about all the things in life he was immediately hooked on —
Half of Florida Georgia Line is spending the holiday recovering from surgery. Tyler Hubbard’s wife posted an Instagram photo of her husband lying in a hospital bed on Thanksgiving. Tyler opted to have back surgery during his downtime. Earlier that day, Tyler shared video footage from the hospital while he was still feeling a bit
The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade officially made its way down the streets of New York City with amazing balloons and floats, and of course, great talent-including Kelsea Ballerini. The country singer helped usher in some fun with a performance of “Peter Pan” as she arrived in Herald Square aboard the Stirrin’ Up Sweet
Country superstar Thomas Rhett, 27, had the most epic Thanksgiving of his life on Nov. 23, getting to perform as the halftime entertainer at the Dallas Cowboys vs. San Diego Chargers game. The Cowboys and turkey day are an annual holiday tradition and Rhett thrilled the 100,000 football fans inside of AT&T Stadium, as well as
Kip Moore is giving fans an intimate glimpse into the creation of his third album, Slowheart with the 33-minute documentary The Journey To Slowheart. The film takes viewers to Moore’s hometown in Tifton, Georgia to share the singer’s backstory. The Journey To Slowheart includes interviews with family