Kenny Chesney Kicks Off Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign with Halftime Performance

While many people across the country are making final preparations for their Thanksgiving meal, four-time CMA and four-time ACM Entertainer of the Year Kenny Chesney is adding last-minute touches for his halftime performance during the Dallas Cowboys Thanksgiving Day game against the Washington Redskins at 3:15 p.m. (CT) on FOX. With his final rehearsal today [...] Read More

Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban: Get Stuffed With Country On Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is officially a holiday, but that won’t stop many of country music’s top stars from working while the rest of us eat. Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban and James Otto are a few of the artists who have Turkey Day activities planned. Some of those appearances — including Taylor’s first-ever network special — were already shot. But others, such as Gloriana’s appearance in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, indeed occur in real time. Here’s a roundup of country-related Thanksgiving stuff: Read More

Jewel Still Feels at Home in Country

Two years ago, Jewel released her first country album, Perfectly Clear, which made her an unintended part of a trend. Her shift from pop singer-songwriter to country came at the same time that Darius Rucker and Jessica Simpson both attempted that move. Darius went gonzo with four hits from his album Learn To Live, which went platinum and led him to the Country Music Association’s New Artist of the Year award. Jessica never quite connected and moved along to other parts of the entertainment business. Read More