Keith Urban, Tim McGraw & Faith Hill to Present at GRAMMYs

Keith Urban, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill along with Carly Rae Jepsen, Katy Perry, Kaley Cuoco and Neil Patrick Harris have been announced as presenters at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards. Country music will be well-represented throughout the night with live performances from Miranda Lambert and Dierks Bentley, Carrie Underwood and Taylor Swift scheduled for [...] Read More

Hunter Hayes & Taylor Swift Featured on 2013 GRAMMY Nominees Album

Songs from Hunter Hayes, Taylor Swift and Kelly Clarkson will be among those featured on the 2013 GRAMMY Nominees album. Set for release on January 22 by Capitol Records and the Recording Academy, the album will feature 22 critically-acclaimed hits from chart-topping artists across various genres. The 19th edition of the collection includes many of [...] Read More

High School Talent Show Inspires Darius Rucker to Record “Wagon Wheel”

Darius Rucker’s new single, “Wagon Wheel,” is a re-make of a popular song recorded by a number of artists. The track is based off a portion of “Rock Me Mama” written by Bob Dylan and later finished by Ketch Secor of Old Crow Medicine Show the band who recorded the original version. Darius was inspired [...] Read More

Americana Music Association Unveils Top 100 Albums of 2012

The Americana Music Association has announced the Top 10 and top 100 Albums of the Year. The Top 100 albums are based on records reported to the Americana Airplay Chart between November 15, 2011 and November 17, 2012. JD McPherson’s Signs and Signifiers comes in at No. 1 for the year with Darrell Scott’s Long [...] Read More

2013 GRAMMY Nominees Announced

The 2013 GRAMMY nominees were announced last night. Among the country nominees, Taylor Swift and Hunter Hayes tied with the most — three each. Taylor was nominated for: Record of the Year – “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together;” Best Country Duo/Group Performance – “Safe & Sound;” and Best Song Written For Visual Media [...] Read More