Music News - Country


clint-black-panama-110716.jpg Clint Black has added more tour dates to his upcoming run. The tour comes in support of his most recent release On Purpose and will kick off on August 13 in Newtown, New Jersey. The tour will take him through December 15 when he'll wrap in Santa Ynez, California.

billy-ray-cyrus-070916.jpg Billy Ray Cryus has confirmed plans to relaunch his artist career under just his last name. In addition to the name change, Cyrus also confirmed a series of new versions of his signature hit single "Achy Breaky Heart."

maxresdefault-070916.jpg Willie Nelson has released a new video for "Still Not Dead," which appears on his new album, God's Problem Child. The video opens with Nelson pouring himself a cup of coffee and laughing in the face of internet reports that he'd died. The video also features Nelson performing "Still Not Dead" in a studio mixed with shots of him playing poker.

ChrisStapleton-021617.jpg Chris Stapleton has revealed his newest single "Second One To Know." The track is pulled from his forthcoming new release From A Room: Volume 1, which is due out next month. The country rocker finds Stapleton lamenting the heartbreak of a fresh breakup. Chris penned the track with his former Steeldrivers bandmate Mike Henderson.

george-strait-080216.jpg George Strait has announced plans to extend his ongoing residency in Las Vegas. The residency is titled "2 Nights of Number 1s" and will take place between July and December of this year. He broke news of the newly added dates in a press statement and says he's thrilled to extend the run.

FaithHill-110316.jpg Faith Hill's new talk show, which will also feature Kellie Pickler, will officially launch on September 18. Scripps will debut the as yet unnamed show in 20 of its 24 television markets and Disney/ABC Home Entertainment and Television Distribution will distribute the show in national syndication.

FGL-062716.jpg The Chainsmokers surprised their fans in Cincinnati on April 26 by having Florida Georgia Line join them onstage for a performance of "Last Day Alive," the closing track off their chart-topping debut Memories . . . Do Not Open. The hitmakers did a little foreshadowing earlier in the day via an Instagram post.

carrie-underwood-061016.jpg Carrie Underwood was honored with BMI's Board of Director's Award earlier this week. She received the award during the 69th annual BMI/NAB Dinner, which took place on April 25. During her acceptance speech Underwood said that she was thrilled to be recognized by the organization.

brad-paisley-062116.jpg Brad Paisley has revealed that he is working on a visual album release for his new record Love and War. He broke news of the film/music release on Facebook and revealed that it will be available via iTunes on April 28.

shaniatwain-100616.jpg Shania Twain will release a new single, "Life's About To Get Good," in June. It will be the first single off of her first studio album in 15 years. She announced the new song during an appearance earlier this week on The Voice. "I was at home looking out at the ocean and I said to myself, 'Here I am stuck in this past of negativity, but it's so beautiful out," she said.

SaraEvans-070816.jpg Sara Evans has launched her own record label and is planning to release her as yet untitled new album this summer. The new imprint will don the Born to Fly Records moniker, named after her 2000 single. The label will be distributed via Sony RED distribution and Evans says she's happy to make the rules.

Joshturner-010716.jpg Josh Turner has grabbed the top spot on the country songs chart with his hit "Hometown Girl." He broke news of the chart success via Twitter and offered congratulations to his label and gave credit to the almighty for the song's success. "'Hometown Girl' is officially No. 1!" Turner wrote on Twitter. "Thank you God, country radio and MCA Nashville! It's Party Time!!"

tyler-farr-082416.jpg Tyler Farr has revealed his newest single "I Should Go To Church Sometimes." The track is pulled from his forthcoming new release, which was produced by Jason Aldean. It is headed to Country Radio starting on May 15. "I should go to church sometime / Maybe walk a little straighter line / Lord knows I could use some light / To get where I'm goin'," Farr sings in the song's chorus.

Martina-061316.jpg Martina McBride has opened up about the changes her husband has made in his diet. In a recent series of posts to Instagram, McBride says that her husband John has gone through a "lifestyle change" because of her healthy home cooking.

lee-092016.jpg Lee Brice has suffered an injury at the jaws of Brett Young's dog. The incident occurred during a recent tour stop when Young's Pomeranian got a hold of Brice's hand and snapped down hard. Speaking of the incident Brice says he was forewarned.

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