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George Jones' Album Sales Skyrocket After His Death

George Jones' Album Sales Skyrocket After His Death | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
The iconic George Jones was laid to rest in Nashville Thursday (May 2), but he will not be forgotten.
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Carrie Underwood's Cover Is Blown

Carrie Underwood's Cover Is Blown | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Over the weekend, Underwood was tweeting back and forth with Brad Paisley. Just like they used to do all the time before she had a baby boy to care for.
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The Band Perry Deliver 'Uptown Funk' at 2015 iHeartRadio Country Festival [WATCH]

The Band Perry Deliver 'Uptown Funk' at 2015 iHeartRadio Country Festival [WATCH] | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
The Band Perry know how to entertain a crowd, and they proved it at the 2015 iHeartRadio Country Festival in Austin on Saturday (May 2) with a high-energy, super-funky cover of "Uptown Funk." Continue reading…...
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Country Singers We Lost Too Soon [PICTURES]

Country Singers We Lost Too Soon [PICTURES] | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Country music often deals with the darker side of existence, but when death comes unexpectedly -- especially for a well-known and well-loved personality -- an artist's music often takes on even greater poignancy.
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Cassadee Pope Helping Raise Awareness for Domestic Violence

Cassadee Pope Helping Raise Awareness for Domestic Violence | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Now that Cassadee Pope has made it to country stardom, she is using her platform for more than just her music.
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The Band Perry Promise New Single Is 'Close, Close, Close'

The Band Perry Promise New Single Is 'Close, Close, Close' | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
The Band Perry are undeniably one of the hardest working groups in country music.
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Ashley Monroe To Release New Album July 24

Ashley Monroe To Release New Album July 24 | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
With first single “On to Something Good” warmly received by fans, program directors and critics alike, Ashley Monroe has set the release date for her highly anticipated second Warner Bros. Records album.
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20 Country Songs About Mom

20 Country Songs About Mom | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
The perfect country song, according to David Allan Coe’s hilarious classic “You Never Even Called Me By My Name,” requires that you refer to trains, trucks, prison, gettin’ drunk and – of course – mama.
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Are Chase Rice and Minka Kelley rollin together?

Are Chase Rice and Minka Kelley rollin together? | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Techincally yes Chase Rice and Minka Kelly ARE rolling together.
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Do You Know Which Country Stars Faith Hill Worked for Before Making It Big?

Do You Know Which Country Stars Faith Hill Worked for Before Making It Big? | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Faith Hill is a bonafide country star nowadays, but before her name was in the spotlight, she worked regular jobs like everyone else -- sort of. Two of Hill's pre-fame jobs put her in the presence of successful country stars.
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The Shires to follow in Dolly Parton's shoes at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry

The Shires to follow in Dolly Parton's shoes at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
It’s the “church of country music”, the legendary Nashville venue where Dolly Parton made her name. Now The Shires, a British duo from the Home Counties, will tread the famous boards after receiving an invitation to play at The Grand Ole Opry.
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Tim McGraw's Seven Simple Rules

Tim McGraw's Seven Simple Rules | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill have three beautiful daughters, Gracie, 17, Maggie, 16 and Audrey, 13. But you know what comes with beautiful daughters?
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Country Stars With May Birthdays

Country Stars With May Birthdays | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Tim McGraw, Wynonna Judd and Mac Wiseman are just a few of the country stars who claim May as their birth month. May flaunts so many special occasions, like Mother's Day, May Day, Cinco de Mayo (bring on the margaritas!
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Taylor Swift Returns to Her Roots, Talks to Sheep, Makes Us LOL [Watch]

Taylor Swift Returns to Her Roots, Talks to Sheep, Makes Us LOL [Watch] | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
You can take the girl out of the country, but you can never take the country out of the girl. A new video posted by Taylor Swift to Instagram proves that even as a pop star, she's not straying far from her roots.
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Tim McGraw’s Six Simple Rules For Dating His Teenage Daughters

Tim McGraw’s Six Simple Rules For Dating His Teenage Daughters | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill are the proud parents of three gorgeous girls. All the girls are of dating age, but before the fellas get in line, they have to be ready to comply with some of McGraw’s rules.
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Eric Church Looking Forward to Playing More Solo Acoustic Shows

Eric Church Looking Forward to Playing More Solo Acoustic Shows | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
When Eric Church unexpectedly played an acoustic show in Salt Lake City earlier this year, after his band and crew got sick during his The Outsiders World Tour, he didn't realize what he was starting.
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Kenny Chesney and David Lee Murphy Team Up for New Album

Kenny Chesney and David Lee Murphy Team Up for New Album | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Kenny Chesney has recorded several hit songs penned by singer-songwriter David Lee Murphy, including "Pirate Flag," "Til It's Gone," and "Livin' in Fast Forward." Now he's decided to collaborate on a forthcoming album with his fellow country singer.
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Joe Nichols Promises to Keep 'Traditional Country Alive' With New Music

Joe Nichols Promises to Keep 'Traditional Country Alive' With New Music | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Joe Nichols is working on new music, and he tells Taste of Country he'll stay true to the truest of country sounds.
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Taylor Swift Comments on Collaborating With Kayne West

Taylor Swift Comments on Collaborating With Kayne West | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Country queen turned pop star Taylor Swift is talking with Kayne West about the possibility of recording music together.
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Dierks Bentley’s ‘Say You Do’ Claims Second Week At No.1

Dierks Bentley’s ‘Say You Do’ Claims Second Week At No.1 | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Dierks Bentley soars to No. 1 on the Mediabase radio chart and spends a second week atop Billboard’s Country Airplay chart today with “Say You Do,” marking his 13th career hit to reach the No. 1 position.
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Taylor Swift Returns to Her Roots, Talks to Sheep

Taylor Swift Returns to Her Roots, Talks to Sheep | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
You can take the girl out of the country, but you can never take the country out of the girl. A new video posted by Taylor Swift to Instagram proves that even as a pop star, she's not straying far from her roots.
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Keith Anderson Announces New EP, Tour

Keith Anderson Announces New EP, Tour | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Keith Anderson has announced the release of a new EP, I'll Bring the Music.
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Zac Brown Band Cancels Weekend Show in Indiana

Zac Brown Band Cancels Weekend Show in Indiana | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
For most, losing your voice is just an inconvenience, but when you're a country artist who's just kicked off a nationwide tour, it's a much bigger deal.
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Nothing Weird Here: iHeartRadio Country Festival Keeps Austin Country [Pictures]

Nothing Weird Here: iHeartRadio Country Festival Keeps Austin Country [Pictures] | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
'Keep Austin Weird' is the slogan in the capital city of Texas, but on Saturday night (May 2), Tim McGraw, Brantley Gilbert, Justin Moore, the Band Perry and a handful of others kept it country for the second-annual iHeartRadio Country Festival.
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Miranda Lambert Clears Up the Meaning of 'Little Red Wagon'

Miranda Lambert Clears Up the Meaning of 'Little Red Wagon' | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Miranda Lambert has performed "Little Red Wagon" several times at big awards shows, including the 2015 Grammy Awards and, most recently, the 2015 ACM Awards. Fans love it, eagerly singing along, "You can't ride in my little red wagon!
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Kenny Chesney Co-Producing New David Lee Murphy Album

Kenny Chesney Co-Producing New David Lee Murphy Album | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Two of country music's biggest hitmakers are joining forces to create an album. Kenny Chesney has been tapped by David Lee Murphy to co-produce his new record, No Zip Code.
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