Luke Bryan on Country Crossovers & Stereotypes

Luke Bryan has been going at full speed since winning Entertainer of the Year at April’s ACM Awards. He’s not only been busy headlining his Dirt Road Diaries Tour, he also released his new album, Crash My Party, last week. He recently sat down with the Huffington Post to talk about why country music is [...] Read More

Kelly Clarkson Isn’t Going Country Just Yet

Kelly Clarkson is known as a pop star, but in the 10 years since being crowned the first American Idol, she has recorded duets with country stars Reba, Jason Aldean and Vince Gill– but not a single pop star. The reason? Pop stars turned her down on eight separate occasions. “I have, like, 5,000 duets [...] Read More

President Obama Reveals His Country Music Playlist Favorites

President Barack Obama revealed his 2012 playlist, reports the Huffington Post, and it turns out he’s got pretty diverse musical tastes. Bruce Springsteen, Al Green, Arcade Fire, No Doubt and Wilco all made his list, but he’s got a good amount of country on his iPod as well. Sugarland, Dierks Bentley, Darius Rucker, Zac Brown [...] Read More

Blake Shelton Gives Credit to “The Voice”

Blake Shelton was already a star in the country music world when he took his place as a coach on NBC’s The Voice. With several hit songs and a recent onslaught of awards to his credit already, The Voice exposed him to a mass audience that may have never heard of him or his music. [...] Read More

Blake Shelton Gives Credit to “The Voice”

Blake Shelton was already a star in the country music world when he took his place as a coach on NBC’s The Voice. With several hit songs and a recent onslaught of awards to his credit already, The Voice exposed him to a mass audience that may have never heard of him or his music. [...] Read More