Country Stars React to ACM Nominations

it was a big morning in country music with Reba McEntire announcing this year’s ACM Awards nominees during a live broadcast of “CBS This Morning.” And while some country artists were still happily snoozing in their beds when the news broke, thus not yet reacting, others were quick on their socials to express their excitement. … Read more

Jason Aldean, Brothers Osborne, Kane Brown and More Kick Off CMA Fest Nightly Concerts With a Bang

Jason Aldean Day 1 CMA Fest Nissan Stadium

It was a balmy 85 degree evening in Nashville Thursday night (June 7), only made hotter by the extraordinary talent that took the main stage at Nissan Stadium to mark the official kick off of CMA Fest. The evening began with a harmonizing rendition of the national anthem performed by the legendary Oak Ridge Boys, … Read more

Yes, That Was Cam Singing With Dan + Shay and Yes, She Was Having More Fun Than Anyone Else

As Dan + Shay took the stage during the 53rd Annual ACM Awards to sing their hit, “Tequila” I happened to have my back turned as I was typing something. (This was a total fluke, I’m very much on record stating that I think this song is going to change Dan + Shay’s career.) As … Read more

Dan + Shay’s “Tequila” Video is An Emotional Journey Worth Watching

I can’t say for certain, because I haven’t actually seen every single country music video ever released, but Dan + Shay’s new video for “Tequila” has to be the first country music video to feature a love story between a hearing impaired man and a cute girl bartender. Fans pick up the love story during a … Read more

Dan Smyers and Wife Abby Just Rescued Another Dog and The Story Will Have You Feeling Emotions

Just recently, I had the opportunity to talk to Dan Smyers from Dan + Shay about the duo’s new hit single, “Tequila.” As we were finishing up our chat, I asked him if I could take up a few more minutes of his time and discuss his work (and wife Abby’s) with Proverbs 12:10 Animal … Read more

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

Songwriter Jordan Reynolds Played Dan + Shay’s “Tequila” for His Family Because He Co-Wrote It and Their Reaction Was Priceless

Jordan Reynolds is a songwriter you’re probably going to hear a lot about in the coming year. In the last year, he’s had cuts for Brett Eldredge, Lady Antebellum,Thomas Rhett, RaeLynn, Keith Urban and now, Dan + Shay. Jordan co-wrote the duo’s brand new single, “Tequila” with Dan Smyers, Shay Mooney and Nicolle Galyon. But, … Read more

Dan + Shay’s “Tequila” is A Country Music Drinkin’ Song That Doesn’t Suck

Admittedly, when I saw Dan + Shay were releasing a new single called “Tequila,” I rolled my eyes. Modern country music hasn’t exactly excelled at country music drinkin’ songs, you know. But, Dan + Shay‘s new single isn’t about drinking tequila and partying. It’s not about drinking tequila and having your clothes fall off, it’s … Read more

11 Country Music Weddings We Drooled Over in 2017

2017 was a year for love in the country music world with many country artists tying the knot. In a year when bad news seemed to be in the forefront, there were at least 10 moments in country music that bucked the trend and brought some goodness into our lives. If you missed some of … Read more

You Have to See the Photos From Shay Mooney and Hannah Billingsley’s Wedding

After welcoming son Asher into the world earlier this year, Shay Mooney and Hannah Billingsley tied the knot in a picturesque outdoor ceremony near where they both grew up in Arkansas. The ceremony was held between two oak trees on Shay’s family farm and yes, baby Asher wore a baby tux. Shay also performed an … Read more

Jimmy Kimmel’s Last Country Music Mean Tweets Were Really, Really Mean

Jimmy Kimmel and the Internet have done it again– if doing it again means making us squirm and feel a bit uneasy about some of our favorite country music stars. Kimmel’s most recent version of Mean Tweets featured Darius Rucker, Dan + Shay, Old Dominion, Chris Young, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Antebellum, Blake Shelton and … Read more

Dan and Shay Talk Netflix Binges, 2018 Tour, and New Bling

After last night’s BMI Awards, we had the chance to catch up with country duo Dan + Shay to talk about…well, lots of things, actually.

From what shows they’re watching on Netflix to new music in the works, the duo were as adorable as ever on the BMI Red Carpet. They are nominated for Vocal Duo of the Year at tonight’s 51st Annual CMA Awards up against Maddie & Tae, LOCASH, Florida Georgia Line, and Brothers Osborne.