Music News - Country


maddie-and-tae-062416.jpg Maddie & Tae have announced a new single, "Friends Don't," which they plan to release later this week. "Drive a little too slow / Take the long way home / Get a little too close / We do, but friends don't," they sing in the teaser they posted.

maxresdefault-070916.jpg Willie Nelson has released "Ready To Roar," a new track off of his upcoming album Last Man Standing. 'I've been picking this up and putting that down / I'm tired of my boss bossing me around / Changing my clothes, going into town / Light a little up and drink a little down,' Nelson sings.

jakeowen-091917.jpg Jake Owen has released a new video for "I Was Jack (You Were Diane)." The nine-minute-long visual features Jake Etheridge (Nashville) and Mackenzie Porter (Travelers).

kacey-070616.jpg Country singer-songwriter Kacey Musgraves will be the musical guest on an upcoming episode of Saturday Night Live. She will make her SNL debut on May 12, close on the heels of her recently-released third solo album, Golden Hour.

dariusrucker-061016.jpg Darius Rucker will host the eighth annual "Darius and Friends" concert to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital on June 5 at the Ryman Auditorium. The show takes place leading into the 2018 CMA Fest. The lineup for this year's show will be announced in the coming weeks.

tobykeith-063016.jpg Toby Keith will headline Los Angeles' inaugural Tailgate Fest on the Forum's grounds over Labor Day Weekend. According to a press release, the festival is intended to fill a hole in the $60 billion growing tailgating culture.

kidrock-092717.jpg Kid Rock and Jason Alden are set to join Lynyrd Skynyrd for a concert in Jacksonville over the Labor Day weekend. The show, to be held at EverBank Field on September 2, is part of Skynyrd's Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour.

leeannwomack-101117.jpg Lee Ann Womack has been confirmed for Nashville's upcoming 2018 AmericanaFest. The Americana Music Association announced the names of 74 musicians as part of the initial lineup for this year's festival.

michaelray-122017.jpg Within four months of his arrest by police for a DUI, Michael Ray's charges have been reduced to reckless driving due to police error. Prosecutors have concluded that Lake County police did not conduct their field-sobriety tests correctly.

country-group-sugarland-042018.jpg Sugarland has released "Babe," their new collaboration with Taylor Swift. The song comes from the country duo's upcoming new album, Bigger. The song was co-written by Swift and Train's Patrick Monahan.

marty-stuart-041818.jpg Marty Stuart has revealed the full lineup for his Late Night Jam, which returns to Nashville this summer for the 17th year at the Ryman Auditorium.

kelseaballerini-121417.jpg Kelsea Ballerini has signed a new management deal with Jason Owen's Sandbox Entertainment. After a business relationship lasting over three years, she parted ways with manager Fletcher Foster and Iconic Entertainment earlier this week.

marenmorris-100217.jpg Maren Morris has responded to criticism of the ACM Awards tribute to the victims of the Route 91 Harvest Festival. Rolling Stone Country wrote that they thought the awards show dropped the ball with their tribute, which consisted of heartfelt affirmations to begin the show.

carrieunderwood-061517.jpg Carrie Underwood has revealed that she will release a brand new album later this year. Cry Pretty, her sixth studio album -- and debut for Capitol Records -- will be released on September 14.

coleswindell-061016.jpg Cole Swindell has released a new track, "Somebody's Been Drinkin'," which will appear on his upcoming third studio album. "First one came at 10:35 / Hey whatcha doing? / 11:15 are you alright? / Did you finally get moved in? / 12:18 I miss you / 12:36 wish I could kiss you / One more time / Lay on your shoulder / 1:09 can I come over?" Swindell sings.

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