Eric Church ‘Speechless’ After Receiving Five 2012 CMA Awards Nominations
Breakout country star Eric Church leads the pack in this year’s CMA Awards nominations, receiving an astonishing five nods. Now the singer has issued a statement about the exciting news, saying, “I’m truly speechless.”
Alec Baldwin Calls Hank Williams, Jr. a ‘Broken-Down, Senile, Racist Coot’
Actor Alec Baldwin has never been shy in expressing his opinions about politics, and yesterday he took to his Twitter account to slam country star Hank Williams, Jr. for his recent rants against President Obama, calling him a “broken-down, senile, racist coot.”
Scotty McCreery to Release ‘Christmas With Scotty McCreery’ on October 16
Breakout country star Scotty McCreery is preparing to release his first Christmas album. The aptly-titled ‘Christmas With Scotty McCreery’ is set to drop on Oct. 16, and the young singer says he is excited about the project, which mixes holiday classics with two new tracks.
Sugarland Perform ‘Baby Girl’ With 4-Year-Old Cancer Survivor
The members of Sugarland got the chance to make a young girl’s life brighter at a recent tour stop in Minnesota. Singer Jennifer Nettles and singer-songwriter Kristian Bush were performing at the Mystic Lake Casino Hotel on Aug. 8 when they were joined onstage by a very special guest — a 4-year-old cancer patient named Avery.
Kimberly Williams-Paisley Lands a Recurring Role on ‘Nashville’
It looks like there’s a little bit more authenticity coming to ABC’s ‘Nashville.’ Former ‘According to Jim’ star Kimberly Williams-Paisley has joined the show in a role that will recur over a multi-episode arc. The performer not only lives in Nashville, but knows the ropes, as she is also married to country star Brad Paisley.
Ronnie Dunn Presents His Plan to Help the Unemployed
Ronnie Dunn is apparently a little bit fed up with both of America’s major political parties, and he’s not afraid to say so. In a Facebook post last week, the ‘Cost of Livin” singer said he wouldn’t be appearing at the Republican National Convention and has yet to decide about the Democratic National Convention, proposing an alternate means of helping America’s unemployed.
Keith Urban to Teach High School for a Day
You can add “educator” to Keith Urban’s resume. The country singer-songwriter and guitarist has agreed to take part in a program in which he will teach a group of Nashville-area high school students.
Wynonna Judd and Husband Are ‘Stronger Than Ever’ Following Bad Accident
Wynonna Judd has released a new statement thanking country music fans for their support following her husband’s bad motorcycle accident.
Blake Shelton, Fellow ‘The Voice’ Coaches Impersonate Each Other in Funny Video
It appears maybe the coaches on NBC’s hit reality competition ‘The Voice‘ are spending too much time together. In a funny new video on the show’s YouTube channel, the four stars are asked to give their best impressions of each other, and the results are not only hilarious, but in some cases, surprisingly accurate.
Cody Canada and Seth James Discuss Upcoming Departed Album
Cross Canadian Ragweed were one of the most influential and popular bands to come out of the Texas Red Dirt music scene, releasing seven critically acclaimed albums before breaking up in 2010. Band members Cody Canada and Jeremy Plato then teamed up with Dave Bowen, Seth James, and Steve Littleton to form a new band called Cody Canada and the Departed. As Canada and James explained in a new interv
Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood Confirmed to Host 2012 CMA Awards
They’re baaaack! Country superstars Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood have been confirmed as hosts for the upcoming 46th Annual CMA Awards, which will take place in Nashville on Thursday, Nov. 1. This marks the fifth time the pair have hosted together.
Did Toby Keith Refuse to Sign a Guitar for St. Jude?
Country fan favorite Toby Keith is facing allegations that he refused to sign a guitar to help raise money for St. Jude Children’s Hospital.