If You’ve Been Thinking, Drinking or Singing About Tequila Lately– Blame Dan + Shay

If you’ve been thinking about tequila a lot more than usual lately– you aren’t alone and you probably don’t have a drinkin’ problem. The onslaught of all-consuming tequila thoughts can be blamed on Dan + Shay, or more accurately– Dan Smyers, Nicolle Galyon and Jordan Reynolds, who co-wrote the duo’s current single, “Tequila.” To date, … Read more

[Exclusive] Jason Aldean’s First Show Since The Las Vegas Shooting Was Exactly What Country Music Needed

I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t nervous. Eleven days the deadliest mass shooting in American history, eleven days of mourning and confusion, and there I was, standing outside the Bank of Oklahoma Center in Tulsa with a ticket to see Jason Aldean. I thought how I felt would be common, but I was … Read more

6 Pieces of “Unfiltered Love Advice” from James Barker Band

In honor of Valentine’s Day, the men of James Barker Band have offered up six pieces of “Unfiltered Love Advice” — and they may or may not know what they’re talking about. Among their top-tier pieces of advice were: “If you love something, set it free or cripple it, so it can’t get away” and … Read more

Exclusive: Cole Swindell Talks About Why “You’ve Got My Number” Is Going to Be a Hit with Fans

Throughout his career, country artist Cole Swindell has plethora of hit songs. From his debut track “Chillin’ It,” to the anti-love song “You Ain’t Worth the Whiskey,” to the intimate “You Should Be Here,” Cole is responsible for some of the biggest hits in country music over the last few years. During an exclusive interview, … Read more

Jason Aldean Announces 2017 They Don’t Know Tour

ACM’s reigning Entertainer of the Year Jason Aldean is coming to a city near you in 2017. Aldean‘s They Don’t Know Tour is set to stop in over 30 cities throughout the year, kicking off on April 27 in Toledo, Ohio. (The majority of the dates and venues are still to be announced). As if … Read more

“Coat of Many Colors” and “Christmas of Many Colors” Composers Say Dolly Parton Is the Most Gracious Person to Work With

If you haven’t yet seen Dolly Parton‘s critically acclaimed biopics “Coat of Many Colors” and “Christmas of Many Colors,” you are sorely missing out. Both films, which were released on NBC, are based on the inspiring true stories of Dolly’s remarkable upbringing in rural Tennessee — and they are truly touching. The first installment pays … Read more

Cam Was Okay with Losing CMA Song of the Year to Lori McKenna Because She’s So “Humble and Kind”

There’s no doubt that the CMA Song of the Year category was stacked this year. Among the five songs nominated was “Burning House,” which was both co-written and recorded by Cam.

During the red carpet festivities last night, the 31-year-old singer took some time to talk to us about what the nomination meant to her. When asked what she would do if “Humble and Kind” writer Lori McKenna beat her, Cam quickly replied, “Cry happy tears.”

“She’s who I’m hoping will beat me, she’s amazing,” Cam continued. “I’d be just as happy for her as for me because I feel like she’s been writing a lot longer, I think she’s a better writer and she’s further along. So, I think she deserves it.”

So, I think it’s safe to say that Lori, who did go on to win the award, has the support of Cam and the rest of the country music community behind her.

Charles Esten’s New Single is Dedicated to His Wife of 25 Years

Just recently, musician and actor Charles Esten celebrated 25 wonderful years with his wife, Patty. In honor of their long, happy marriage, Charles posted a throwback photo of their wedding on Instagram with the caption, “25 yrs ago we walked through confetti into the unknown. I thank God for that day & this girl. She’s … Read more

Cole Swindell Flaunts His New “BMI Jewelry” on the Red Carpet

As one of the most prevalent songwriters in Nashville, country sensation Cole Swindell knows a thing or two about writing hit songs. This year, the 33-year-old singer was honored at the BMI Awards for two of his own tracks, “Ain’t Worth the Whiskey” and “Let Me See Ya Girl.” While celebrating on the red carpet, … Read more

Logan Brill Joins Vince Gill on the Grand Ole Opry Stage For Passionate Performance of “I Wish You Loved Me”

As an up-and-coming country musician, performing with a legend like Vince Gill has to be a dream come true. I mean, not only has he brought an immeasurable amount of talent and lyrical genius to the genre, but he’s had a hand in making the business what it is today. Recently, Knoxville-based artist Logan Brill … Read more

Justin Moore Says His Favorite Thing About Being Out on the Road Is “Getting Paid”

Country music singer Justin Moore has had a busy year — and things don’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon. Not only is the 32-year-old artist smack-dab in the middle of promoting his new (groundbreaking) album Kinda Don’t Care, but he’s also out on the road doing press, playing shows and interacting with fans. … Read more

Justin Moore Talks About Why He Took His Time Creating ‘Kinda Don’t Care’

Country music sensation Justin Moore recently released his first studio record in 3 years– and it may be his best yet. The album, Kinda Don’t Care, has already produced a Top 10 single, “You Look Like I Need a Drink,” as well as countless other tracks that have created a loud, positive buzz around the … Read more