ACM Awards Nominees Featured on Limited-Edition ZinePak

The Academy of Country Music and ZinePak will release the Official 2014 ACM Awards ZinePak on March 18. The limited-edition package will spotlight country’s biggest names and brightest new stars. It includes 120 pages with 21 songs and two CDs as well as a ballot with this year’s ACM Awards nominees and six collectible guitar [...] Read More

Grand Ole Opry Celebrates 40 Years at the Opry House

The Grand Ole Opry celebrated 40 years of country music at the Grand Ole Opry House Saturday, March 15. The night included performances from Old Crow Medicine Show, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, Bill Anderson, Clint Black, Connie Smith, Josh Turner and more. The Opry House’s 40th Anniversary celebration leads into next year’s mark of 90 [...] Read More

Carrie Underwood Stays at No. 1 on Top 20

Carrie Underwood continues to “blow away” the competition with her “Blown Away Medley,” making it yet another week at No. 1 on Top 20 Country Countdown! Katie Armiger, Blake Shelton and two videos from Keith Urban, one featuring Miranda Lambert, round out the Top 5. Plus, Cassadee Pope and Rascal Flatts make countdown debuts with their latest [...] Read More

Miranda Lambert Will Release Platinum on June 3

Miranda Lambert will release her new album, Platinum, on June 3. The title is not only a song on the project, but also represents a way of life for Miranda. “Platinum is my hair color, and my wedding ring, and the color of my Airstream and the name of one of my favorite beers,” she [...] 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