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thompson-square-012213.jpg Thompson Square was involved in a bus crash in Aurora, Colorado on Friday that left more than a dozen people injured. The T-Square crew, as a note posted to their website said, remained unscathed. "[The band and crew] are all okay and injury free, and damage to our crew bus was minimal." According to KUSA-TV, the bus rear-ended a truck that was stopped on Interstate 70.

BradPaisley-050611.jpg Brad Paisley and Miranda Lambert have both earned Guinness Book World Records for Most Consecutive ACM Awards—Paisley for his five consecutive Male Vocalist of the Year awards (2007-2011), and Lambert for her five consecutive Female Vocalist of the Year awards (2010-2014). Both artists are nominated in the same categories for the 2015 event.

Jewel-071211.jpg Jewel and Thompson Square are among the artists featured on the new album from Blues Traveler entitled Blow Up the Moon. Every track on the 14 track album was recorded with an assist by another artist. "We wanted to experiment with co-writing since we usually try to do everything in-house," frontman John Popper says.

img1=13131.jpg Chris Young, Tyler Farr and Jerrod Niemann are teaming up for Boots on the Beach, a unique concert set to take place in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, this Memorial Day weekend. Cam, Casey James, Josh Dorr and Logan Mize will also perform at the event, which will take place from Sandals resort.

RascalFlatts-062911.jpg Rascal Flatts have released the video for their latest single, "Riot," the third single from their 2014 album Rewind. The video shows the band members singing in a boxing arena, while a story plays out of a couple struggling in their own relationship. "This song has so many different interpretations that there were a lot of concepts to play around with," Gary LeVox explains.

KelliePeckler-10282009.jpg Kellie Pickler has launched Selma Drye by Kellie Pickler, her new collection of home furnishings and home goods. The new collection is named for her great-grandmother. "When you get a house, it takes a while to make it feel like a home," Pickler says. "My great-grandmother had a simple, loving touch that made her house a home like no other."

Taylorswift-042412.jpg Taylor Swift has recruited Hayley Williams of Paramore, model Cara Delevingne, and singer Zendaya for the music video to "Bad Blood." People reports that the four were seen on the L.A. set of the video over the weekend. Swift, along with all the other ladies, wore white robes to cover their outfits, in order to prevent paparazzi from sneaking a peek.

jana-kramer-042114.jpg Jana Kramer has released the music video for "I Got the Boy," a single from her upcoming untitled album. The song, says Kramer, is based on her life, but meant to resonate with lots of people. "It was young love," Kramer tells Rolling Stone Country. "I didn't want to tell 100-percent my own story because I wanted the listeners to interpret their own version."

raelynn-041715.jpg If you have ever wondered what it takes to achieve the perfect selfie, RaeLynn has you covered. "First of all, it's all about the lighting," she tells Taste of Country's Billy Dukes. "Lighting is everything. You have to have the lighting in front of your face. If the lighting is behind you, you'll get a big shadow and you won't look as good."

Reba-103009.jpg Reba McEntire performed "Just Like Them Horses" at her father's funeral. The cut, taken from her new record Love Somebody, was one she instantly identified with the memory of her dad. "It reminded me of Daddy," Reba told Taste of Country. "Everybody agreed . . . it's a wonderful song. And not long after we recorded it, Daddy passed away."

LadyAntebellum.jpg Lady Antebellum's Hillary Scott is safe after being involved in a bus fire. The country singer, her husband, her manager and her bus driver were heading to Dallas from Nashville to attend the ACM Awards on Thursday morning when they saw flames coming from the bus.

GarthBrooks1.jpg Garth Brooks says that he might be forced to lip sync during his upcoming performance at the 2015 ACM Awards, which comes a few days after a five night stand in Portland, Oregon. "I saw an ad on the television the other day, and they nailed it right on the head," Brooks tells SiriusXM's Storme Warren.

willienelson-121211.jpg Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard have revealed the official release date and track list for their upcoming collaborative record, Django and Jimmie. The record, the two outlaw singers' follow-up to 1983's Pancho & Lefty, is set for release on June 2.

colt-ford-122210.jpg The music video for Colt Ford's latest single, "Workin' On," highlights the health problems of American's veterans, who are stricken with PTSD. Speaking with The Boot, Ford says the video's concept came to him after meeting retired Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell, the founder of the Lone Survivor Foundation.

image1.jpg Toby Keith has announced the 12th Annual Toby Keith & Friends Golf Classic, an event that benefits the Toby Keith Foundation and its work with the OK Kids Korral, which opened last year as a cost-free home for families and patients in pediatric cancer care.

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