Eric Church Celebrates First Chart-Topper ‘Drink in My Hand’ in Nashville
Tuesday afternoon (Feb. 28), Nashville’s BMI lobby was packed with the friends, family, industry peers and fellow co-writers of Eric Church, as they all had the same goal in mind: to pour a cold cocktail and celebrate one of country music’s hottest stars for his first ever No. 1 single, ‘Drink in My Hand.’
Carrie Underwood’s New Single ‘Good Girl’ Hits No. 1 Downloaded Country Song in Just Three Days
Well it sure didn’t take long for Carrie Underwood to pick up where she left off now that she has released new music to country radio. The powerhouse vocalist is definitely having a “good” week as her new single ‘Good Girl’ tops the Billboard Digital Country Songs chart. The track has even recently been named the most-added song to country radio as of late.
LoCash Cowboys Keep Late Band Member’s Memory Alive During Emotional Tribute Concert
The LoCash Cowboys paid tribute to their late band member, Ryan “Troop” Jones, over the weekend (Sunday, Feb. 26) with a special benefit concert in his honor, which also featured the likes of Bruce Brown, Mason Tyler, Randy Houser and Jeffrey Steele.
Keith Urban Tops Charts With LoCash Cowboys-Penned Hit ‘You Gonna Fly’
Congratulations are in order once again for Keith Urban, who has hit the No. 1 slot on the country singles chart right now for the 14th time. His latest single, ‘You Gonna Fly,’ written by the LoCash Cowboys‘ Preston Brust and Chris Lucas (along with Jaren Johnston), spent only 19 weeks on the chart before reaching the top, marking one of the singer’s fastest rising hits to date.
Hank Williams Jr. to Hit the Road on Taking Back the Country Tour
When Hank Williams Jr. tours, he never seems to have trouble finding fellow country artists — or artists of any genre for that matter — to help him out in the opening act slots. It was no different when it came time to look for his musical pals to lend their time to his forthcoming Taking Back the Country tour, set to kick off next month.
Jason Aldean Will Encourage Daughters to Pursue Music If They’re Not ‘Awful’
When you’re the young daughters of superstar Jason Aldean, whose career is literally smokin’ hot, it’s hard to not fall in love with the same career choice as Dad. Aldean’s two youngsters, Keeley (9) and Kendyl (4), have found that love, but the level of seriousness for their future is still in question.
The Band Perry Continue to Hold Down the No. 1 Chart Spot With ‘All Your Life’
For the second week in a row, the Band Perry are topping the country singles chart with their current hit, ‘All Your Life.’ Last week, the tune topped Billboard’s country singles chart, but were one slot shy of No. 1 on the Mediabase / Country Aircheck chart. ‘All Your Life’ is the second chart-topping tune for the Band Perry, who went No. 1 in December 2010 with their smash hit, the award-winning
Tim McGraw, Zac Brown Band + More Slated for 2012 BamaJam Festival
Tim McGraw, Zac Brown Band and Kid Rock are just a few of the big-name acts who have signed on to perform at the 2012 BamaJam festival, which set for this June in Alabama.
Justin Moore Talks Life With Two Daughters, Hopes for a Son
In November, Justin Moore and his wife Kate welcomed their second daughter, Kennedy Faye, to the world. Kennedy joined big sister Ella Kole, who turned 2-years-old over the weekend (Feb. 11).
Trace Adkins, Hank Williams Jr. + More Included on ‘This Is NRA Country Vol. 1′
Josh Thompson, Rodney Atkins, Justin Moore and Trace Adkins are just a few of the big-name artists who have lent their songs to the new release from the NRA, ‘This Is NRA Country Vol. 1.’ The 12-track CD features several gun-friendly tunes, including Thompson’s ‘Way Out Here,’ Atkins’ ‘Cleaning This Gun,’ Moore’s ‘This Is NRA Country’ and Adkins’ ‘More of Us.’
Eli Young Band Offer Message of Hope With New Single ‘Even if It Breaks Your Heart’
For some country music fans, Eli Young Band is a new group of guys on the rise. What they may not know is that the band has been hard at work building their career for well over a decade, even though they just celebrated their first No. 1 single with ‘Crazy Girl.’
Trace Adkins Narrates New Virtual Children’s Book ‘Owney: Tales From the Rails’
Trace Adkins can now add narrator to his never-ending list of career accomplishments. Adkins has teamed up with the Smithsonian National Postal Museum to present the true children’s story of Owney — the dog famous for riding the rails and visiting Post Offices across the country in the 1890s — in a new eBook.