Billy Currington “Pretty Good” at Going No. 1

Beer was flowing. That’s exactly how it should have been as Billy Currington was honored Thursday in Nashville with a No. 1 party for “Pretty Good At Drinkin’ Beer” at Rooster’s, a bar on the edge of downtown. It marked the sixth No. 1 single for Billy and his fourth in a row, following “Don’t, “People Are Crazy” and “That’s How Country Boys Roll.” Performing rights organization BMI threw the party to honor Billy and the song’s writer, Troy Jones. “These things never get old,” Billy said. Read More

Billy Currington Keeps ‘Em Guessing

If there’s one word that applies to Billy Currington’s recording career, it might well be unpredictable. He’s done blue-eyed soul with “Don’t,” kickin’ country with “That’s How Country Boys Roll” and lazy little grooves with “People Are Crazy” and “Pretty Good At Drinkin’ Beer.” The thing is, Billy’s made it a point to shift stylistic gears within each of his albums. It’s why he titled his last project A Little Bit Of Everything, and he’s keeping the same approach with his next release, Enjoy Yourself. Read More

Luke Bryan Stays Frisky at No. 1

Rain makes corn. Corn makes whiskey. Whiskey makes a rhyme scheme that took Luke Bryan to No. 1. You know that rhyme, whiskey and frisky — it’s the most enduring lyric from Luke’s song “Rain Is A Good Thing.” It’s been such a good thing for Luke that he stayed at the top of the country chart a second week once he got there. Coming on the heels of “Do I,” Luke’s rollicking little party song has been part of a strong 2010, though its roots were planted years ago. Read More