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Carrie Underwood & Kelly Clarkson Top Billboard’s Top 100 Songs by Idols

Carrie Underwood & Kelly Clarkson Top Billboard’s Top 100 Songs by Idols | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Carrie Underwood photo courtesy of Sony Music Nashville. Kelly Clarkson photo courtesy of kellyclarkson.com.
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Brantley Gilbert On Wounded Warrior Project Motorcycle Ride: ‘There’s No Place I’d Rather Be’

Brantley Gilbert On Wounded Warrior Project Motorcycle Ride: ‘There’s No Place I’d Rather Be’ | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
To celebrate his latest release, Just As I Am Platinum Edition, Brantley Gilbert is embarking on a very special journey today.
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Dierks Bentley Offers Advice to Songwriters: 'Write Every Day'

Dierks Bentley Offers Advice to Songwriters: 'Write Every Day' | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Dierks Bentley knows a thing or two about writing songs: The Arizona native has penned several of his chart-topping hits, including "What Was I Thinkin'," "Free and Easy (Down the Road I Go)," "Home" and "Drunk on a Plane," among others.
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Lyrics Uncovered: Kacey Musgraves, 'Biscuits'

Lyrics Uncovered: Kacey Musgraves, 'Biscuits' | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Kacey Musgraves' "Biscuits" lyrics are some of the most unusual at country radio today, and interestingly enough, they came about because of another song entirely.
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Grand Ole Opry Announces Special Events for 2015 CMA Music Festival

Grand Ole Opry Announces Special Events for 2015 CMA Music Festival | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
The Grand Ole Opry is kicking off the 2015 CMA Music Festival with a star-studded show and will have other special performances throughout the week.
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Florida Georgia Line - "Sippin' On Fire" | Story Behind The Song

We sat down backstage with Florida Georgia Line as they explained the inspiration for their song "Sippin' On Fire" from their album Anything Goes. © ℗ 2015 ...
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Reba McEntire Busy Making Sure 'Fancy' Dress Is Flashy Enough for Vegas

Reba McEntire Busy Making Sure 'Fancy' Dress Is Flashy Enough for Vegas | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
It takes a lot of planning and hard work to put together a top-notch Vegas show, from music, to lighting, to sets. But Reba McEntire has one priority above all else for her upcoming run at the Colosseum at Caesar’s Palace: the wardrobe.
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Tyler Farr Earns Third No.1 With ‘A Guy Walks Into A Bar’

Tyler Farr Earns Third No.1 With ‘A Guy Walks Into A Bar’ | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Columbia Nashville’s Tyler Farr has the No. 1 song in Country music this week, “A Guy Walks Into A Bar;” reaching the No. 1 position on both the Billboard Country Airplay and Mediabase Country charts.
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Carrie Underwood to Make First Post-Baby TV Performance on CMT Awards

Carrie Underwood to Make First Post-Baby TV Performance on CMT Awards | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
First round of performers announced for the June 10th broadcast
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Brantley Gilbert on Song About the Fight That Almost Killed Him

Brantley Gilbert on Song About the Fight That Almost Killed Him | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
There are just five new songs on the Platinum edition of Brantley Gilbert's new Just as I Am album, but included is a collaboration with one of hip-hop's finest, the true-to-life story of a drunk dial gone right and a song about a fight that almost...
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High-Rollin' Hillbillies: Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell

High-Rollin' Hillbillies:  Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell on their new duet album, The Traveling Kind, touring with Elvis, and writing from truth.
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Clay Walker Angered by 'Outdated Rockers' Turning to Country Music

Clay Walker Angered by 'Outdated Rockers' Turning to Country Music | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Clay Walker keeps close watch on where country music is, was and is headed, and he doesn’t like most of what he’s seeing.
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Kelsea Ballerini Releases Debut Album, ‘The First Time’

Kelsea Ballerini Releases Debut Album, ‘The First Time’ | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Black River Entertainment recording artist Kelsea Ballerini has been counting down to the release of her debut album The First Time, today (5/18) and will celebrate this week with a national media blitz across several platforms, including...
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Laura Bell Bundy Announces New Album

Laura Bell Bundy Announces New Album | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Laura Bell Bundy fans are in luck: The singer has announced that her brand-new album, Another Piece of Me, will be released on June 9.
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Josh Abbott Band Looking for a Party With 2015 Summer Tour

Josh Abbott Band Looking for a Party With 2015 Summer Tour | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Josh Abbott Band are gearing up for an epic summer! The group will hit the road for a summer tour at the end of this month, and it's their biggest ever, spanning 24 states!
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Bellamy Brothers to Celebrate 40th Anniversary With New Album

Bellamy Brothers to Celebrate 40th Anniversary With New Album | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
The Bellamy Brothers are celebrating 40 years in the music business with a two-disc release of new and previously recorded tracks.
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Are country music award shows obsessed with Miranda Lambert? Look at the numbers.

Are country music award shows obsessed with Miranda Lambert? Look at the numbers. | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
She's the Meryl Streep of country music.
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Man Credits Taylor Swift for Inspiring His 425-Pound Weight Loss

Man Credits Taylor Swift for Inspiring His 425-Pound Weight Loss | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Forget magic pills and SlimFast, if you're looking to lose some weight, it's all about diet and exercise ... and Taylor Swift.
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Brad Paisley Reveals What Country Stars Thought of His 'Crushin' It' Cartoon

Brad Paisley Reveals What Country Stars Thought of His 'Crushin' It' Cartoon | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
When notorious prankster Brad Paisley released his hand-drawn, country-stars-as-super-heroes video for his new single "Crushin' It," sides were splitting and eyes were rolling all over the country music world.
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Tyler Farr Insists Blake Shelton's Hunting Camp Is Basically 'Jurassic Park'

Tyler Farr Insists Blake Shelton's Hunting Camp Is Basically 'Jurassic Park' | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Tyler Farr and Blake Shelton have really hit it off as friends.
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2016 ACM Party for a Cause Details Announced

2016 ACM Party for a Cause Details Announced | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
The 2016 ACM Party for a Cause will be headlined by Carrie Underwood, Dierks Bentley and Kenny Chesney.
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Meghan Linsey Comes in Second Place on 'The Voice'

Meghan Linsey Comes in Second Place on 'The Voice' | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
The results are in, and Meghan Linsey of Team Blake came in second place to 16-year-old Sawyer Fredericks of Team Pharrell during the Season 8 finale of The Voice Tuesday (May 19).
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Little Big Town’s Kimberly Schlapman Releases Cookbook

Little Big Town’s Kimberly Schlapman Releases Cookbook | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Little Big Town’s Kimberly Schlapman is known for her voice, but she is also an incredible cook!
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Kenny Chesney's Faithful Tour Bus Hits 1 Million Miles

Kenny Chesney's Faithful Tour Bus Hits 1 Million Miles | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Kenny Chesney’s beloved tour bus, which he affectionately calls ‘Moby,’ officially crossed over to 1 million miles on a recent trip from St. Louis, Mo. to Des Moines, Iowa.
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Brantley Gilbert Excited For Small, Intimate Wedding

Brantley Gilbert Excited For Small, Intimate Wedding | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Brantley Gilbert is set to tie the knot in less than a month, and while fiancée Amber Cochran has done the majority of planning their big day, the singer is excited for the tiny, little details.
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Dwight Yoakam Glowingly Compares Sam Hunt to Ray Charles

Dwight Yoakam Glowingly Compares Sam Hunt to Ray Charles | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Sam Hunt and Dwight Yoakam performed together for the ACM Presents: Superstar Duets special that aired on Friday (May 15), and perhaps no one was more excited for the performance than the two singers, who each praised the other.
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