Jason Aldean, Zac Brown Band Lead American Country Awards Nominees

The second annual American Country Awards will air live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Monday, Dec. 5, 8-10 p.m. ET live/PT tape-delayed, on FOX. Jason Aldean and Zac Brown Band lead the nominees with eight nominations each; Thompson Square earned seven nods; and The Band Perry and Taylor Swift each garnered [...] Read More

Chris Young Celebrates “Voices”

Chris Young celebrated the success of his third No. 1 single, “Voices,” with a party at ASCAP Monday night, honoring both him and his co-writers, Chris Tompkins and Craig Wiseman. “Voices” was not only a No. 1 single, but also a record-breaking hit. Chris first released the song in 2008 and it peaked at 37. Following [...] Read More

A Dinner Cruise with Tim McGraw, Carrie Underwood & Alabama

Every year during the first week of March, radio folks from all over the country come to Nashville for the Country Radio Seminar to attend educational panels, schmooze with each other and hear lots of performances from new country artists as well as established artists. One of the highlights of every convention is the Sony [...] Read More

Chris Young’s “Voices” Breaks a Record

Chris Young is celebrating a hat-trick today as “Voices” becomes his third consecutive No. 1 single from his sophomore album, The Man I Want To Be. “Voices” takes the No. 1 position on both the Billboard Hot Country Songs and Country Aircheck charts. But wait, there’s more. Chris not only went to the top of the [...] Read More

Chris Young’s “Voices” Is A Family Affair

If you’ve seen the video for Chris Young’s current single, “Voices,” then you probably remember a lot of family-themed visuals: throwing the football in the yard, checking out the car engine, hanging out with the women in the kitchen. And of course, there’s the frequent scene of Chris playing guitar all by himself out under the trees. Granted, that’s not necessarily a family image and you probably don’t see too many people playing mini-concerts in your neighborhood, but hey, it’s a video — what do you expect!? At any rate, Chris shot the video in June, just before the CMA Music Festival, and yes, he put his real-life family to work in it. Even if it wasn’t what they really wanted to do. Read More