Ziad Rahbani, one of Lebanon’s most talented and controversial musical figures, says he will be leaving his country for good and move to Russia where he will join Russia Today (RT) TV. Rahbani made the announcement during an interview...Show More Summary
Some of the most powerful and emotionally moving voices in music come together to celebrate the holidays on “CMA Country Christmas,” which tapes in front of a live audience Friday, November 7 (
Is the love song over for country music married couple Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert? According to the new issue of In Touch, Shelton and Lambert have been leading… READ ON
From the sound of Jason Aldean's Old Boots, New Dirt album, which you can hear below ahead of its Oct. 7 release, the "Burnin' It Down" singer is gunning to win Male Vocalist of the Year again at the Academy of Country Music Awards in...Show More Summary
Carrie Underwood opened up about being an outspoken Christian in the music industry this week amidst the release of her new faith-filled single, "Something In The Water."
"If you go to his team, he is going to lift you; if you go on my team, I'm gonna help you lift yourself" read more
You all know the Meow Mix jingle, right? "Meow meow meow meow, meow meow meow meow, meow meow meow meow MEOW meow meow meow." How can you not? What does it make you think of? ...
Seminal New York music venue CBGB (country, bluegrass and blues, since you asked) opened in 1973 at the meeting of Bowery and Bleecker Street, and was run by Hilly Kristal. During the late '70s, CBGB was the epicenter of the punk and new wave music scenes. Show More Summary
Spotify announced today that it’s finally expanding into Canada giving Canucks access to the music streaming service that was previously available in the UK, US and a long list of other European and South American countries. The official announcement comes from Spotify’s blog following a beta period in the country in which the company invited select […]
Christopher Owens, whether consciously or not, seems to be distancing himself from his short-lived band, Girls. Where the depressingly small discography of that band was inventive and charismatic, Owens’ solo debut, Lysandre, was a stick...Show More Summary
Submitted by James H. Kunstler via Kunstler.com, I played fiddle at a small-town, country dance last night with several other musicians and it was a merry enough time because that kind of self-made music has the power to fortify spirits. Show More Summary
The star-studded lineup for Country Music’s Biggest Night™ continues to grow with today’s announcement of performers for “The 48th Annual CMA Awards.”
There is something in the water and it tastes and sounds like music magic! Carrie Underwood's newest country croon, Something In The Water, is here and it is AH-mazing! We just can't believe she has time for all this music making while she's preggers. What a superwoman!!! [Related: Carrie Underwood's Having A Baby And She Can't Believe It!] Anyway, this [...]
Stream Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn’s new album at NPR. Courtney Patton launched a Kickstarter campaign to help raise funds for her next album (“It’s country. And it’s full of waltzes.”), which will be produced by Drew Kennedy. The Tennessean’s Cindy Watts interviewed Blake Shelton about new album Bringing Back the Sunshine. Show More Summary
Texas-born, Georgia-bred, and Nashville-based Lera Lynn’s music isn’t easy to categorize, and that’s what we like about her. Her newly released album, The Avenues, is strewn with folk beats, a bit of an old-school country twang, and Lynn’s hauntingly beautiful voice. American Songwriter has described her music as “dark and dreamy, like some open-ended expanse of […]
Fans of trucks, country music, and/or data: thanks to your enthusiastic response to “Trucks in Country Music Lyrics, 2005-2014,” I’m pleased to present some additional analysis based on the…truckload…of data I assembled for the first article. Show More Summary
Welcome to Season 40 of "Saturday Night Live." Here is Chris Pratt singing a country song about being on the show and having sex with Anna Faris -- his real-life wife, who was there in the audience to support and laugh at him talking about that one time "a baby popped out." Watch him bravely giggle through his nervousness in the video below.
If you’ve listened to mainstream country music in the past decade, you’ve certainly heard Lori McKenna’s songwriting – Faith Hill, Little Big Town, and Hunter Hayes are a few of the artists who’ve found chart success with her songs.Show More Summary
Post by Jenny Erikson. Talk about steamy! Keith Urban just dropped a new video for his single "Somewhere in My Car," please excuse me while I fan myself. People magazine caught up with the country superstar to talk about song and hot...Show More Summary
Country music can get sexy - we have the playlist to prove it - and the latest music video from Aussie stud Keith Urban is about to steam things up. The song is about lost love and remembering the good times - you know, like all those rainstorm car hookups. Show More Summary