Watch Rascal Flatts and Justin Bieber’s New Video!

We told you it was coming. A duet with Rascal Flatts and teen pop sensation Justin Bieber. And now, there’s a video to go along with the track, “That Should Be Me,” which can be found on Justin’s Never Say Never – The Remixes album. Now before you go and say Justin Bieber is not [...] Read More

Sara Evans, Kenny Chesney: Country’s Do-Gooders

Country artists have a reputation for giving back to the community, and plenty of them are reaching out in the weeks and months ahead with benefit concerts and acts of charity. Sara Evans, Jimmy Wayne, Kenny Chesney and Jo Dee Messina are among the people finding ways to help out. The causes? A children’s hospital, a community-building agency and a Christmas adoption special. Here are some of the helpful ways country stars are aiding their neighbors: Read More

Ralph Stanley & Elton John: Country Is Rockin’

Jaw-dropping. There’s probably not a better phrase to describe an all-star band that’s being put together by producer T Bone Burnett. Bluegrass legend Ralph Stanley, who sung the Grammy-winning “O Death” on T Bone’s O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack, will share the stage with keyboard players Elton John and Leon Russell, eclectic rocker Elvis Costello, Americana artist Neko Case and actor Jeff Bridges under the banner T Bone Burnett’s Speaking Clock Revue. They’ll be assembled Oct. 24 at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, Calif., during the second day of Neil Young’s annual Bridge School Benefit. The rock-and-country mix in T Bone’s ensemble is reflective of the multi-genre texture of the event’s larger lineup. Country-rock pioneers Buffalo Springfield will reunite for the weekend, and country’s Merle Haggard and Kris Kristofferson will play the same stage as Americana’s Lucinda Williams, classic-rockers Jackson Browne and Billy Idol, and modern-rock bands Pearl Jam and Modest Mouse. The link between country artists and their pop and rock peers is strong these days. And it’s in full force in a lot of ways. Among other notable examples: Read More

Lady A Helps Maroon 5 Go a Little Bit Country

Maroon 5 may be one of pop music’s most recognizable bands, but that has not stopped them from injecting a little bit of country into their new album, Hands All Over, due out on September 21. The band cut a track for the album with Lady Antebellum and Maroon 5’s lead singer Adam Levine is [...] Read More