Music News - Country


kip-moore-062116.jpg Kip Moore has released a new video for "Blonde," which is taken off of his upcoming new album Slowheart. The new clip features Moore singing the soulful song interspersed with shots of a woman setting out on her own. After she leaves her parents she lands a modeling gig, hits the club with friends, makes handfuls of cash, becomes famous, and eventually fades into the background.

Martina-061316.jpg Martina McBride is heading out on the road for her first ever holiday tour, the Joy Of Christmas Tour. The Joy of Christmas Tour will kick off on November 24 in Biloxi, Mississippi and runs through December 22, wrapping in Roanoke, Virginia.

jerrod-niemann-072116.jpg Jerrod Niemann is set to release his latest studio album later this year. The effort is called This Ride and is due out on October 6, according to Taste of Country. The 13-track release will feature his two most recent singles, "God Made a Woman" and "A Little More Love."

keith-urban-062316.jpg You'd think being a rising country star would be dream enough for a 23-year-old singer. But RaeLynn got to live one of her childhood dreams this weekend when she was asked onstage by Keith Urban. The two were among the performers at the Bi-Mart Willamette Country Music Festival, which took plae in Brownsville, Oregon. For his track "We Were Us," Urban brought RaeLynn onstage.

KennyRogers-011317.jpg Kenny Rogers will receive the first ever Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum. He will be honored by the IPHF during a ceremony held on November 17 in St. Louis. Rogers has released many books of photography, including Kenny Rogers' America, Your Friends and Mine and Places I've Been, Things I've Seen.

kip-moore-062116.jpg Kip Moore is teaming up with skateboarding legend Tony Hawk on Music City Skate Jam, a joint fundraising event for Moore's Kip's Kids Fund and Hawk's Tony Hawk Foundation. Both organizations function with a goal of benefiting and empowering youth.

garth-brooks-070916.jpg Garth Brooks has added a show in Indianapolis to his ongoing World Tour. The show will take place on October 7 at 7:30PM at the city's Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Tickets will hit the market on August 25 at 10AM ET and a strict limit of eight tickets per purchase will be in effect.

ChrisStapleton-021617.jpg Chris Stapleton has been added to the lineup of performers for the 2017 ACM Honors, joining the also recently added Alan Jackson. Stapleton and Jackson will perform during the 2017 ACM Honors ceremony, the Academy of Country Music announced, along with the previously announced George Strait, Kelsea Ballerini, Vince Gill, Toby Keith and more.

jasonaldean-070916.jpg Jason Aldean has raised over $700k for a children's hospital in his hometown of Macon, Georgia. The fundraiser took place last week and found the native hitting the stage to raise funds for the Beverly Knight Olson Children's Hospital, Navicent Health.

kenny-chesney-070516.jpg Kenny Chesney has released a new video for "All the Pretty Girls." The video was the winner of a contest Chesney launched to find an up-and-coming creator to helm the clip.

ThomasRhett-061316.jpg Thomas Rhett has released a new track titled "Grave," which will appear on his upcoming new album Life Changes. The song was written by Chris DeStefano, Hillary Lindsey and Josh Miller. "When the good Lord calls me home and this life is through / I may be six feet deep, but I'll still be lovin' you," Rhett sings in the chorus.

ladyant-061316.jpg Two Lady Antebellum members have revealed that they're expecting kids next year. Both Hillary Scott and Dave Haywood revealed their baby news this week and shared the news via Instagram where they've coined the hashtag #babybellum.

johnycash-081716.jpg Johnny Cash's family has released a statement blasting the recent violence and terror attack incited by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia. The family was compelled to comment after a video was released in which one of the self-proclaimed neo-Nazis is seen wearing a Johnny Cash t-shirt.

shaniatwain-100616.jpg Shaina Twain is plotting out the 'Shania Now Tour,' in support of her upcoming new album Now, in 2018. Twain will kick off the new trek on May 3, 2018, in Tacoma, Washington. The tour will conclude on August 4, 2018, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Twain will release her new album, Now, on September 29. It will be her first new project in 15 years.

taylorswift-081717.jpg Taylor Swift has made a "generous" pledge to actress Mariska Hargitay's Joyful Heart Foundation, which helps those victimized by sexual assault, The Huffington Post reports.

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