Top 10 Country Tweets of the Week

Country music stars sure love Twitter! This week, Carrie Underwood and Eli Young Band hang out with their idols; Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert read the tabloids; Kenny Chesney is recording new music and Charlie Daniels celebrates a milestone. Here are our picks for this week’s Top 10 Country Tweets Of The Week: Carrie Underwood [...] Read More

Taylor Swift & Kenny Chesney Top Billboard’s Top 40 Money Makers List

Two of country music’s biggest superstars have topped Billboard’s annual Top 40 Money Makers list. Taylor Swift takes the crown as the highest, earning $39,699,575.60 in 2013 while Kenny Chesney comes in at No. 2, racking up $32,956,240.70 last year. Billboard used data supplied by Nielsen SoundScan to calculate earnings from touring, recorded-music sales, publishing [...] Read More

Kenny Chesney Becomes Honorary Board Member of Building Conservation Trust

Kenny Chesney has joined the Building Conservation Trust, the national marine habitat program of the Coastal Conservation Association, as an honorary board member. Founded in 2010, the Trust supports projects that “revitalize critical habitat and establish a vibrant foundation for the marine ecosystem.” “We have come to a place where everyone needs to get involved [...] Read More

Taylor Swift & Kenny Chesney Among Top 20 Worldwide Tours of 2013

Taylor Swift and Kenny Chesney have landed on Pollstar’s Top 20 Worldwide Tours of 2013. The year was a record one for the global concert industry with the Top 20 Tours taking in $2.43 billion in primary ticket sales, a 24 percent increase over 2012, according to Pollstar. Taylor’s RED Tour came in at No. [...] Read More

Great American Country’s Top 10 Albums of 2013

While several conversations this year focused on the struggle that women artists face on the country music charts, female artists delivered some of the best albums of 2013. From Kacey Musgraves to Ashley Monroe and Brandy Clark, it’s been a banner year for female country singers. Gritty realism and emotional honesty marked many of the [...] Read More