2012 Rewind: No. 4 – Country Stars Come Together for Hurricane Sandy Victims

When disaster strikes, country music stars are always among the first to answer the call for help. After Hurricane Sandy devastated much of the Northeast in October, several artists came forward to offer their assistance. Throughout the CMA Awards, dedicated to hurricane victims by opening performer Jason Aldean, Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood encouraged viewers [...] Read More

2012 Rewind: No. 5 – George Strait & George Jones Announce Final Tours

Two of the biggest tour announcements of 2012 came from country music icons. Both George Strait and George Jones announced their final tours. They have each decided to spend more time with their families. George Strait’s The Cowboy Rides Away Tour launches in January 2013 and will continue through 2014. “I’ve had great fans,” George [...] Read More

2012 Rewind: No. 6 – Eric Church & Little Big Town’s Breakthrough Years

When Eric Church and Little Big Town look back on their careers, 2012 will likely be a year circled in bright red. After years of hard work, dedication and believing in their dreams, both acts had breakthrough years, earning first career No. 1s, award show nominations and wins and headlining their own tours. Eric Church [...] Read More

2012 Rewind: No. 7 – Randy Travis Has Year of Highs and Lows

2012 was a challenging year for Randy Travis. The legendary artist celebrated 25 years in the music business by launching The 25th Anniversary Celebration Tour and releasing his Anniversary Celebration duets album which featured Brad Paisley, Kenny Chesney, Kris Kristofferson, Carrie Underwood, George Jones, Zac Brown Band, Lorrie Morgan, Jamey Johnson and more. He also [...] Read More

2012 Rewind: No. 8 – Tim McGraw’s Legal Troubles with Curb Records

In May, Tim McGraw announced he had signed a new record deal with Big Machine Records. The new deal is just a part of the legal saga that Tim has been involved with concerning former label Curb Records since late 2011 when he sought permission from a Nashville court to record his next album with [...] Read More