Brad Paisley to Perform USO Concert at The White House on July 4th

Brad Paisley will be spending the 4th of July in Washington, DC with President Obama and the First Lady as part of the White House’s fourth annual ‘Salute to the Military’ USO Concert. The event will honor and thank the men and women of our armed forced and their families and feature a barbecue, games, [...] Read More

Backstage at the ACM Awards: a Melting Pot of Music

Anyone strolling the halls backstage at the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards Sunday night might have thought they were experiencing April Fool’s Day visions. While walking down one hallway, they might have come face to face with the rock group KISS. Heading in another direction, they might have found rapper LL Cool J. Or they might [...] Read More

Taylor Swift to Receive Award from First Lady Michelle Obama

First Lady Michelle Obama will present Taylor Swift with The Big Help Award at Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards. Taylor is being recognized for her philanthropic endeavors, including her work with tornado and flood victims in the United States. The First Lady received The Big Help Award at the 2010 Kids’ Choice Awards in recognition of [...] Read More

Country Stars To Perform At The White House

The Obamas are going country, reports the Associated Press. President and Michelle Obama will hold their seventh ‘In Performance at the White House’ program on November 21 featuring several country music artists. Lauren Alaina, The Band Perry, Dierks Bentley, Alison Krauss, Kris Kristofferson, Lyle Lovett, Mickey, Darius Rucker and James Taylor are all scheduled to [...] Read More

Emmylou Harris, Faith Hill Honor a Beatle

Country Music Hall of Fame member Emmylou Harris and superstar Faith Hill both paid a visit to the White House on Wednesday, performing in front of President Barack Obama as Paul McCartney was honored with the Library of Congress’ third annual Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. Faith sang “The Long And Winding Road,” according to the Associated Press, while Emmylou turned in a version of “For No One,” a song that originally appeared on the Beatles’ Revolver album in 1966. Emmy recorded it for her 1975 release Pieces Of The Sky, her first album to appear on the country chart. Read More