Kelly Clarkson Covers Tammy Wynette’s ‘Stand by Your Man’
Kelly Clarkson continues to rock country music covers at the request of her fans. Most recently, she put on a rendition of a true classic country tune. At a gig in Indianapolis on Sunday night (Sept. 2), Clarkson gave Tammy Wynette‘s ‘Stand by Your Man’ the special treatment.
Jake Owen to Host St. Jude, Autism Benefit in Hometown
In the past few months, Jake Owen has made it clear that he wishes it could be summertime all year long. In addition to releasing an ‘Endless Summer’ EP with four summery tracks, when the handsome country crooner became the headliner for this year’s CMT on Tour package, his multi-city trek was named the ‘Jake Owen: The Summer Never Ends 2012′ tour. He’ll close the tour in December with a stopover
LeAnn Rimes Turns 30, Eagerly Leaves 20s and ‘Hard Lessons’ Behind
If it takes a strong woman to age gracefully, then LeAnn Rimes is on par to grow older with the best of them. The country star turns 30 years old today, August 28, 2012, and while the big 3-0 puts some celebs into a tailspin, Rimes says that she is ecstatic to leave her 20s behind.
Loretta Lynn: ‘Country Today Is Like Pop Music Was 40 Years Ago’
At 80 years old, Loretta Lynn is one country music legend who has only continued to perfect her sound and her style throughout the years — and she’s still going strong. Although she admits that modern country music is more like the old school pop music she’s used to, she likes the recent sound, and she’s quick to tip her well-worn cowgirl hat to new artists.
Keith Urban Confirms Rumors About Being Considered as ‘American Idol’ Judge
It’s no secret that ‘American Idol’ producers have been looking for a country star to pull up a chair at the judges table in the upcoming season of the hit realize show. The latest country star to get hit up by ‘Idol’ producers is Keith Urban — and he has confirmed that his potential invitation to join the show isn’t just another rumor.
Carrie Underwood’s Husband Extends Contract With Nashville Predators
With Carrie Underwood holding down the fort on Music Row, and her husband, Mike Fisher, whipping around the ice for the Nashville Predators hockey team, Music City has a lot to lose if one half of that power couple gets called somewhere else. But lucky for country music fans and Nashvillians alike, Fisher has extended his contract with the Predators — ensuring that he and his talented wife will ca
Did Taylor Swift Crash a Wedding With Conor Kennedy?
While her new single continues to buzz, Taylor Swift is focused on spending quality with her boyfriend, Conor Kennedy, and his iconic American family. But it sounds like the two young lovebirds are having an emotional visit right now, as reports have surfaced that in addition to spending time visiting the gravesite of Conor’s mother, the late Mary Richardson Kennedy, the pair accidentally(?) crash
Taylor Swift to Perform New Song Live at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards
Ever since Taylor Swift‘s new single ‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together‘ hit the airwaves, copies the song have been flying off the digital shelves. So, it’s no surprise that the blended pop-country star was sought out to perform a new song from ‘Red’ at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards.
Willie Nelson on the Road Again After Health Scare
Willie Nelson gave his fans a major scare over the weekend when he canceled his Saturday night gig. Reports quickly surfaced that he was hospitalized because he was having trouble breathing, but fear not! The iconic country singer is back on the road again and he’s as fit as a fiddle.
Rodney Atkins to Perform at Republican National Convention
The Republican National Convention is in for a real treat this year. On August 26, politicians will step off their platforms to give Rodney Atkins the stage. The singer will headline the RNC welcoming party, which will take place at Tropicana Stadium in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Luke Bryan Announces 2012 Farm Tour Dates
Whenever possible, Luke Bryan loves to use his music to give back to people who need his support. That’s why the ‘Drunk on You’ hitmaker devised the Farm Tour — an annual set of outdoor concerts that give back to local farming communities. This year will be the fourth-annual event, and Bryan has finally announced the dates and cities to his eager fans.
Taylor Swift’s New Single Is Fastest-Selling in iTunes History
It’s hardly been two days since Taylor Swift dropped her newest single, ‘We Are Never Getting Back Together,’ on us, but already the tune is breaking records. In a record-setting 50-minutes, Swift’s newest radio gold single had already hit No. 1 on iTunes, besting Lady Gaga’s ‘Born This Way’ for the fastest-selling single in iTunes history.