Country Music Heads to United Kingdom & Ireland for March Weekend Takeover

Country music is taking over the U.K. and Ireland. The Country Music Association has scheduled a diverse lineup of events, ranging from songwriter showcases to industry panels to stadium concerts March 14-16. Events for the weekend include the Second Annual CMA International Marketing Summit, CMA Songwriters Series, a special BBC songwriters show taping and two [...] Read More

Top 10 Country Tweets of the Week

Country music stars sure love Twitter! This week, Lauren Alaina has a special Opry moment, Taylor Swift reveals her biggest struggle, Kelly Clarkson celebrates small victories and Joe Bonsall of the Oak Ridge Boys exaggerates his Candy Crush addiction. Plus, Eli Young Band goes way back with Denver’s favorite quarter back, Peyton Manning. Here are [...] Read More

Hunter Hayes, Martina McBride & Zac Brown Added to GRAMMYs

Hunter Hayes is among the latest round of artists to be named as performers for the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards. Gary Clark Jr. will also perform along with a finale featuring Nine Inch Nails, Queens Of The Stone Age and Dave Grohl with Lindsey Buckingham. The GRAMMYs also announced Zac Brown and Martina McBride as [...] Read More

Martina McBride Teams Up with Don Was to Release Everlasting

Martina McBride will release Everlasting, a collection of iconic soul and R&B songs, on March 4. She teamed up with GRAMMY-winning producer Don Was for the project which includes songs as diverse as Aretha Franklin’s “Do Right Woman, Do Right Man,” Elvis Presley’s “Suspicious Minds” and Van Morrison’s “Wild Night.” “I love soulful music and [...] Read More

Country Stars Remember Ray Price

As news of Ray Price’s death spread on Monday, country stars offered their condolences and memories of the country legend. Willie Nelson, who counted Ray among his closest friends, issued this statement about his passing: We are sad beyond words at the passing of our good friend, the legendary Ray Price. Our prayers are for [...] Read More