Kenny Chesney Selects His Opening Acts with Fans in Mind

Kenny Chesney is known for bringing some of country’s brightest stars along on his summer tours and this year is no exception. Newcomer Kacey Musgraves and Eli Young Band are along for the ride while Eric Church will also take the stage on 16 of the 19 stadium concerts and Zac Brown Band will join […] Continue Reading →

Little Big Town’s Tornado Tour Includes Some Surprises

Little Big Town has a few dates of their Tornado Tour under their belt now, including sold out shows in Huntsville, Alabama and Knoxville, Tennessee over the weekend. The group has enjoyed watching the crowd react to their set and especially playing tracks from their new album, Tornado, live. “We’re just getting rolling on the […] Continue Reading →

Top 10 Country Tweets of the Week

Country music stars sure love Twitter! This week, Thomas Rhett shares his “1994” shot in honor of Jason Aldean’s new single,  Kacey Musgraves is in the kitchen with Little Big Town’s Kimberly Schlapman, Darius Rucker welcomes Robin Roberts back to Good Morning America, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill hang out with a Dallas Cowboy and […] Continue Reading →

Hunter Hayes, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton & More React to ACM Awards Nominations

Nominees for the 48th Annual ACM Awards were announced Wednesday through the second annual ACM digital press conference on the Academy’s Facebook and Twitter pages with help from the likes of Sheryl Crow, The Band Perry, Little Big Town, Scotty McCreery, Ryan Seacrest and more with Eric Church leading the way with seven nominations. Country […] Continue Reading →

Little Big Town & Josh Turner Added to “Grand Ole Opry at CRS” Show

Little Big Town, Josh Turner, Kacey Musgraves and Greg Bates have been added to the special “Grand Ole Opry at CRS” show set for Wednesday, February 27 during Country Radio Seminar in Nashville. They join a lineup that includes Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker, Vince Gill, Dustin Lynch and Scotty McCreery. “We are excited about the […] Continue Reading →

Eli Young Band Prepare to Play Stadiums

The Eli Young Band can’t wait to hit the road on Kenny Chesney’s No Shoes Nation Tour in March, a schedule that includes 18 stadium dates, some of which hold more than 60,000 fans. How does the band prepare for that? “Pray,” Mike Eli joked. Whether they’re playing a club with a couple thousand people […] Continue Reading →

Top 10 Country Tweets of the Week

Country music stars sure love Twitter! This week, Dierks Bentley is reunited with his best friend, Keith Urban makes his American Idol debut between Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj, Thompson Square scares fans with a sneak peek of their new video, Kacey Musgraves issues a cry for help and Taylor Swift’s exes have been warned. […] Continue Reading →

Eric Church & Jamey Johnson Top Nashville Scene’s Country Music Critic’s Poll

Eric Church and Jamey Johnson dominated the 13th annual Country Music Critics’ Poll, revealed in the latest issue of Nashville Scene. Determined by votes from 93 writers from across the country, Eric was named Artist of the Year, Singles Artist of the Year, Songwriter of the Year and Male Vocalist of the Year. Jamey’s Living […] Continue Reading →

Billboard’s Top 10 Country & Americana Artists to Watch in 2013

The future of country music looks bright. Billboard has released their 10 Artists To Watch in 2013 list, highlighting artists and bands they feel are positioned for a breakout year. Among those named to the list are Ashley Monroe, Kacey Musgraves and Canadian trio High Valley. Ashley Monroe makes up one-third of the Pistol Annies, […] Continue Reading →

Kenny Chesney Adds 28 Dates to No Shoes Nation Tour

Kenny Chesney plans to hit as many cities as possible on his 2013 No Shoes Nation Tour. He’s added 28 new dates to his nationwide tour, bringing the total of cities he’ll visit this summer to 46. The No Shoes Nation Tour kicks off March 16 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. “The fans […] Continue Reading →