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Taylor Swift Forms All-Star Band for 2013 CMA Awards Performance
Taylor Swift has assembled an all-star "band" to join her when she performs at the 2013 CMA Awards on Nov. 6, and it's quite an impressive cast of musicians.
New Details About Carrie Underwood’s ‘The Sound of Music’ Set Emerge
Carrie Underwood's live broadcast of the 'The Sound of Music,' set for NBC on Dec. 5, will not take place in New York City proper. Instead, it is being broadcast out of Bethpage, Long Island, with details of how things will play out on set being revealed by the network.
Toby Keith Sounds Off About ‘The Hip-Hop Thing’ in Country Music
Toby Keith, who is about to release his new album 'Drinks After Work' on Oct. 29, is sticking with traditional, classic country songs on the album. He isn't about to cave or bend to trends, like adding a little hip-hop flavor in order to increase sales, to gain more traction at radio …
Tim McGraw Lends Advice to Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton on Touring Together
The couple that plays together, stays together! Tim McGraw and his wife Faith Hill have maintained distinct and separate artistic identities through their career, but have also performed together as part of their many Soul2Soul tours.
Julie Andrews Shares Opinion of Carrie Underwood Being Cast in ‘Sound of Music’
Julie Andrews' most famous role is that of Maria in the 1965 film version of 'The Sound of Music.' The character was iconic for the English songstress. So how does Andrews, who received an Oscar nomination for her performance, feel about Carrie Underwood taking over the role in the up…
Keith Urban Says ‘American Idol’ Gig Helped Him Gain Fresh Perspective for ‘Fuse’
Keith Urban was a busy many for the past year. In addition to touring and releasing the new album 'Fuse,' there was his gig on 'American Idol,' along with all the promotion (and side drama) that accompanied it. It might seem like 'Idol' would be a distraction that would negatively effect or detract …
Will Hoge Gives His Two Cents on Who Is Country and Who Isn’t
There's an internal war being waged in the country genre right now, with Zac Brown saying he is ashamed of the genre and calling Luke Bryan's new track 'That's My Kinda Night' the worst he's ever heard, despite espousing his love for the singer.
Jake Owen Celebrates Summer in ‘Days of Gold’ Video
Jake Owen is a well-documented adrenaline junkie in his personal life, and some of that personality trait manifests itself in his 'Days of Gold' video.
Taylor Swift Shares Backstage Footage From Historic Staples Center Shows
Taylor Swift played four sold-out shows at the Staples Center in Los Angeles last month, inviting five, high-profile guests to share the stage with her over the course of the week, among them pop stars Cher Lloyd, Jennifer Lopez, Sara Bareilles, Tegan and Sara and Ellie Goulding. Swift offered a sev…
Billy Currington Wants to Do WHAT to Shania Twain?
During a recent radio interview, Billy Currington was posed with series of philosophical, end of life questions. Asked how he would spend his final 24 hours on earth if he found himself in such a scenario, he gave humorous and intriguing answers, revealing that when he goes, he wants to go out …
Chris Young’s Scary Leg Infection Was Caused by … What?!
Chris Young had a pretty big health scare earlier this month, when an infection in his leg required quick surgery and for him to sit out a few tour dates. It was said to be some sort of bacterial issue, but the singer has revealed a very simple, surprising cause of the problem -- one that many of hi…
Luke Bryan Crashes ‘TODAY’ Show Party, Performs ‘That’s My Kind of Night’
To celebrate the release of 'Crash My Party,' the ever-busy Luke Bryan, who has been in full on promotion mode this week, performed on the 'TODAY' show on Friday, Aug. 16. He took the stage at Rockefeller Plaza in midtown Manhattan on an unseasonably cool summer morning to perform the title track an…