ACM Announces All-Star Salute to the Troops

The Academy of Country Music and dick clark productions have announced ACM PRESENTS:  AN ALL-STAR SALUTE TO THE TROOPS, a concert event featuring some of the biggest names in country music paying tribute to our armed forces, will be broadcast Tuesday, May 20 (9:00-11:00 p.m., ET/PT) on CBS.  The special will be taped Monday, April [...] Read More

Top 10 Country Tweets of the Week

Country music stars sure love Twitter! This week, Jason Aldean hangs with George Strait, Dierks Bentley shows off his new son, Knox, Jennifer Nettles releases her solo debut album and Jana Kramer visits Honduras. Plus, Carrie Underwood’s good friend and favorite baker, Ivey Childers, picks up a bottle of Carrie’s Nicole by OPI nail polish [...] Read More

Billboard‘s Top 10 Songs of the Last 25 Years

The Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart, which began charting country songs in January 1944, is celebrating its 70th birthday. In honor of the genre’s ever growing popularity, Billboard is honoring the chart’s anniversary by taking a look at the Top 70 country songs of the last 25 years. The list is varied, with newcomers and [...] Read More

George Strait Kicks Off Final Leg of The Cowboy Rides Away Tour

George Strait kicked off the second leg of his final two-year The Cowboy Rides Away Tour on January 9 at CenturyLink Center in Bossier City, Louisiana. 13,957 fans turned out for the show, breaking George’s own top two venue records for highest-grossing shows of all time at the venue. The show contained several notable moments, [...] Read More

2013 Rewind: No. 4 – George Strait Prepares to “Ride Away”

2013 is a year George Strait won’t soon forget. King George kicked off 2013 with the first leg of The Cowboy Rides Away Tour, his final set of tour dates. On May 14, George released his 40th studio album, Love Is Everything. A week after its release, George made history when his single “Give It [...] Read More