Music News - Country


ladyant-061316.jpg Lady Antebellum have ended their self-imposed hiatus with a bang, by announcing not only a new album but also a new world tour. The band will release their sixth studio album, Heart Break, on June 9 via Capitol Nashville. "We knew right away that we had to name this album after a track that is a play on the word 'heartbreak,'" Hillary Scott shares in a press release.

jasonaldean-070916.jpg Jason Aldean has signed on to appear at the upcoming iHeartCountry festival. The event is set to take place on May 6 in Austin, Texas and this year Aldean joins a stacked lineup including Dierks Bentley and Little Big Town.

littlebigtown30-070916.jpg Little Big Town have revealed the official cover art and track listing for their upcoming new album The Breaker. The album's cover features the band in the middle of the woods posing on a large fallen tree. The cover also features all of the album's songs listed, including "Better Man," which was partially written by Taylor Swift.

blake-shelton-061016.jpg Blake Shelton revealed his new single "Every Time I Hear That Song" during his recent performance at the People's Choice Awards on January 18. The track is pulled from his number one album If I'm Honest. It was a big night for Shelton, who took home the awards for Favorite Male Country Artist and the all-genre Favorite Album award at the 43rd annual event.

EliYoungBand-061416.jpg The Eli Young Band has revealed that they recently lost a valuable asset when their tour bus went up in flames. The band shared an image of the bus completely engulfed in flames in the early hours of January 18 while it was parked in Topeka, Kansas.

dan-shay-070916.jpg Dan + Shay have released a new music video for their track "How Not To." The track features two characters named Sophie (Katie Stevens) and Noah (Pierson Fode), who meet at an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting.

garth-brooks-070916.jpg Garth Brooks has opened up about why he turned down the offer to appear at Donald Trump's upcoming inaugural event. In a statement about the event on his official Facebook page, Brooks explained that he was in fact never booked to appear and that fans may have taken previous media comments out of context.

carrie-underwood-061016.jpg Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban have both been confirmed as performers at the 2017 Grammy Awards. The event is set to take place in Los Angeles on Feb. 12 and The Late Late Show's James Corden is set to host. Coverage of the ceremony will begin at 8PM ET on CBS with the pre-telecast Premiere Ceremony will begin at 3:30PM ET.

KennyRogers-011317.jpg Kenny Rogers will be awarded with a very prestigious honor at the Texas Medal of Arts awards next month along with Kris Kristofferson. Rogers will receive the show's Lifetime Achievement Award for all of the work throughout his venerable career, while Kristofferson will accept the Multimedia Award.

josh-kelley-032816.jpg Country star Josh Kelley and his wife, actress Katherine Heigl have welcomed their third child into the world. The new baby boy, named Josh, was born on December 20 and joins Naleigh Moon, 8, and Adelaide Marie Hope, 4.

jakeowen-061616.jpg Jake Owen has released a new comedy video. The video is for a song about Owen's favorite color, which is not teal, but "Seafoam Green." The video is a collaboration between Owen, Ryan Hurd and the multi-media producers Austin and Colin. The video is all about how Owen's favorite color of seafoam green affects his life's decisions.

dierksbentleyr-061316.jpg Dierks Bentley has released a new video for the title track off his latest album, Black." The LP marks Bentley's eighth studio release. The video for "Black" is streaming exclusively through EW and Time.

maxresdefault-070916.jpg Willie Nelson has offered up his new track "Delete and Fast Forward." The track will be featured on Nelson's forthcoming new release God's Problem Child and, according to Rolling Stone, is a protest track against President Elect Donald Trump. In the track Nelson wryly suggests that not much is likely to change over the next four years.

billy-currington-112316.jpg Billy Currington has revealed his plans to head out on the road this summer. The run, dubbed the 'Stay Up Til The Sun' tour is set to kick off on March 9 in St. Louis at the Peabody Opera House and will run through June 1 when he will wrap at the Tabernacle in Atlanta.

ZacBrownBandFenway-071916.jpg The Zac Brown Band has revealed that they are planning to release new music and hit the road this year. The band hit their official website on January 13 revealing that their new album Welcome Home is set for release on May 12 and they will embark on a massive US tour this spring.

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