Sterling Whitaker is a Nashville-based musician and music journalist. He is the author of two books: 'Unsung Heroes of Rock Guitar' and 'The Grand Delusion: The Unauthorized True Story of Styx.' He has appeared as a guest on VH1, BBC Radio and radio all over North America. Whitaker is also very involved in animal rescue.
Remember Carrie Underwood’s Endearing ‘American Idol’ Audition?
Carrie Underwood is one of the biggest stars in contemporary country music, but it wasn't that many years ago that she was just another young singer looking for a break.
Remember When Leonard Nimoy Recorded a Johnny Cash Song?
When Leonard Nimoy passed away on Feb. 27, 2015, he left behind a vast legacy as an actor and director. But the entertainer was significantly lesser-known for a brief stint as a country singer.
Eric Church Strikes a Major Blow Against Ticket Scalpers
Eric Church has always gone out of his way to fight scalpers, but his latest move is the boldest yet. The country superstar has canceled an astounding 25,000 tickets that had been purchased for his upcoming shows after identifying them as being bought by scalpers.
Blake Shelton Gets Dark and Moody in ‘Every Time I Hear That Song’ Video [Watch]
Blake Shelton is both nostalgic and smoldering in the video for his latest single, "Every Time I Hear That Song."
Little Big Town, Sturgill Simpson to Perform at 2017 Grammy Awards
Little Big Town and Sturgill Simpson are among the all-star acts who will perform at the upcoming 2017 Grammy Awards. The country quartet and the Americana star were among the acts announced in a press release on Thursday (Feb. 2).
Luke Bryan to Perform National Anthem at 2017 Super Bowl
Luke Bryan has been asked to perform the National Anthem at the upcoming 2017 Super Bowl.
Toby Keith Turns in Patriotic Performance at Donald Trump’s Inaugural Concert [Watch]
Toby Keith was on hand to welcome President-elect Donald Trump to Washington, D.C., on Thursday (Jan. 19). The country superstar performed at Trump's Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration a day before Trump's inauguration.
Lee Greenwood Performs ‘God Bless the USA’ at Trump Inauguration Concert [Watch]
Lee Greenwood gave one of the highlight performances at a concert to celebrate the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday afternoon (Jan. 19), delivering a stirring version of his patriotic anthem, "God Bless the USA."
Remember Reba McEntire’s First No. 1 Hit?
It's easy to forget how much she struggled before she made it big.
Alan Jackson’s Mother Dead at 86
Alan Jackson's mother, Mrs. Ruth Musick "Mama Ruth" Jackson, has passed away at her home in Georgia. She was 86.
Thomas Rhett Shares ‘American Spirit’ in New Video [Watch]
Thomas Rhett kicked off the new year with a special thank you to his loyal fans. The country superstar dropped a new video on Dec. 31 for a track titled "American Spirit," paying tribute to hard-working Americans all across the U.S.
Garth Brooks Breaks Down During ‘Shower the People’ at 2016 Kennedy Center Honors [Watch]
Garth Brooks took the stage at the Kennedy Center Honors on Tuesday night (Dec. 27) to show off his singer-songwriter roots, delivering a gentle, sunny performance of James Taylor's classic, "Shower the People."