The Academy of Country Music® and dick clark productions announced today that Troy Aikman, Beth Behrs, Clint Black, Lee Brice, Kelly Clarkson, Brett Eldredge, Brantley Gilbert, Mickey Guyton, Hunter Hayes, Miss America 2015 Kira Kazantsev, Taya Kyle, Dr. Phil McGraw, Justin Moore, Nancy O'Dell, Jake Owen, Thomas Rhett, Tony Romo, Darius Rucker, Steven Tyler, Keith Urban, Sofia Vergara, Reese Witherspoon, Jason Witten, Trisha Yearwood, Dwight Yoakam, Alabama,and Big & Rich have been added as presenters Read More
Mercury Nashville recording artist Easton Corbin revealed via Country Weekly his third studio album, About to Get Real, is set for release on June 30. Corbin fans heard the exciting About to Get Real album announcement first hand via Twitter's new live video streaming app, Periscope, marking the first time a country artist has used the app for this purpose.
Corbin teamed up with the same producer from his first two successful albums, Carson Chamberlain, Read More
With the rapid mainstream growth of country music, the genre has gone through quite the change in recent years. However, the debate rages on… bro-country verses traditional country?
Recently, hitmaker Joe Nichols spoke to the Phoenix New Times about the current state of country music. “As a genre, we've forgotten who loves our music, and for the most part that's middle America, just regular people,” he shared. “I think in an effort to be cool, the Read More
The Grand Ole Opry and Scotty McCreery continued the Opry's “Cause For Applause” yesterday, the show's mission to support nine important causes throughout 2015 as part of its 90th anniversary celebration. April's cause, “Thank God For Kids,” is a partnership with the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, where yesterday afternoon McCreery performed for children and their families and also shared toys and toy instruments from the Opry's retail collection. And last night, he Read More
Country music has some of the best fans ever. Not only are country fans loyal and passionate about the music, they are extremely dedicated, especially when it comes to concert-going. In fact, for many country music fans, going to concerts is like a hobby.
Sports fans have football season, baseball season, basketball season, etc. and country music fans have concert season (aka the summer). As we approach our favorite time of year, we came up with Read More