Frankie Ballard’s “Van-tastic” Tour

New Reprise Records artist Frankie Ballard has a Top 40 debut single, “Tell Me You Get Lonely” — and a slot on the “It’s Good To Be Me Tour 2010″ with fellow Michigan artists Uncle Kracker and Ty Stone. We asked Frankie if we could come on the road with him…well, via video, that is. [...] Read More

Miranda Lambert Bakes Up a Party

When the Country Music Association handed out its awards three weeks ago, it was definitely Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton’s night. The couple picked up a total of five awards — Miranda got three, Blake nabbed two — and then Nashville’s music industry went off to hold a round of parties downtown and on Music Row. Blake certainly made his way to one of those parties: He was photographed with Reba McEntire and Kelly Clarkson at a Warner Bros. soiree. How did he and his fiancee them celebrate when they got away from the music industry? Read More

Miranda Lambert Bakes Up a Party

When the Country Music Association handed out its awards three weeks ago, it was definitely Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton’s night. The couple picked up a total of five awards — Miranda got three, Blake nabbed two — and then Nashville’s music industry went off to hold a round of parties downtown and on Music Row. Blake certainly made his way to one of those parties: He was photographed with Reba McEntire and Kelly Clarkson at a Warner Bros. soiree. How did he and his fiancee them celebrate when they got away from the music industry? Read More

Flatt-Out Nervous: Little Rascal Creates Anxiety

With the impending birth of a baby girl in January, bass player Jay DeMarcus will become the final member of Rascal Flatts to join the ranks of fatherhood. Every member of the band is a bit of a clown — Jay jokes as much as any of the guys — but he’s quite serious about being a dad to Madeline Leigh DeMarcus. Jay and his wife, Allison, have been working on the nursery, and he’s been preparing to become the best father he can be. Read More

Flatt-Out Nervous: Little Rascal Creates Anxiety

With the impending birth of a baby girl in January, bass player Jay DeMarcus will become the final member of Rascal Flatts to join the ranks of fatherhood. Every member of the band is a bit of a clown — Jay jokes as much as any of the guys — but he’s quite serious about being a dad to Madeline Leigh DeMarcus. Jay and his wife, Allison, have been working on the nursery, and he’s been preparing to become the best father he can be. Read More