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Taylor Swift Wins Sixth Nashville Songwriting Award

Taylor Swift Wins Sixth Nashville Songwriting Award | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
For the sixth year, Taylor Swift has been named the songwriter/artist of the year
by the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI). As a result, she has set a new record for performing artists
who have received the award.
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Garth Brooks + Trisha Yearwood Committed to Making Duets Album a Reality

Garth Brooks + Trisha Yearwood Committed to Making Duets Album a Reality | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
It seems the long-awaited duets album from Garth Brooks and his wife Trisha Yearwood might soon become a reality. The Oklahoma native recently hinted at a press conference that a record of duets is one of his goals for 2015.
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Loretta Lynn Hopes to Duet on Country Classic During Jack White Opening Gig

Loretta Lynn Hopes to Duet on Country Classic During Jack White Opening Gig | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Loretta Lynn is set to open for Jack White at his upcoming concert at Nashville, Tenn.'s Bridgestone Arena, and she's hoping they'll be able to duet on a country classic.
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Sam Hunt Reveals Origin of ‘Lipstick Graffiti’ Tour Name

Sam Hunt Reveals Origin of ‘Lipstick Graffiti’ Tour Name | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
ACM New Artist of the Year nominee Sam Hunt is gearing up for his first headlining tour, which kicks off in Los Angeles this Thursday (1/29) at the Troubadour.
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Taylor Swift's Social Accounts Hacked

Taylor Swift's Social Accounts Hacked | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Taylor Swift's Twitter and Instagram accounts have fallen victim to a hacker ring called the Lizard Squad.
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Chicago Gets Its Own Country Festival With Announcement of Windy City LakeShake

Chicago Gets Its Own Country Festival With Announcement of Windy City LakeShake | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Chicago is going country! Live Nation Entertainment is launching Chicago's very first major country music festival this June with some big headliners.
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Carrie Underwood Feeding Baby Only Good Vibes

Carrie Underwood Feeding Baby Only Good Vibes | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
She only wants her baby to listen to the good stuff during her last weeks of pregnancy.
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Miranda Lambert Loves Blake Shelton's Voice

Miranda Lambert Loves Blake Shelton's Voice | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
“I get to hear him just sing around the house, which is amazing.
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How Blake Shelton replaced Taylor Swift as the face of country music

How Blake Shelton replaced Taylor Swift as the face of country music | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
With Swift officially defecting to pop, Shelton -- the dynamic star of a hit reality show -- is ready to step up, and starts with hosting "SNL."
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Blake Shelton belts out hilarious country music spoof on 'SNL'

Blake Shelton belts out hilarious country music spoof on 'SNL' | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Country crooner Blake Shelton knows a thing or two about delivering the perfect heart-tugging sort of song that fans of the genre love....
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Introducing…Clare Dunn

Introducing…Clare Dunn | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Like many who choose to making music for a living, there was never any doubt in Clare Dunn‘s mind that this is what she wanted to do.
“It’s all I cared about, dreamed about, and talked about,” Dunn tells CountryMusicIsLove.
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RaeLynn Says Songwriting is 'About Writing a Moment in Time'

RaeLynn Says Songwriting is 'About Writing a Moment in Time' | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
For some, writing a song may sound like a lot of work, but RaeLynn says that, to her, songwriting is actually therapeutic.
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Mary Chapin Carpenter Plans Spring Acoustic Tour

Mary Chapin Carpenter Plans Spring Acoustic Tour | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Mary Chapin Carpenter is getting ready to head out on a 2015 acoustic tour, which also includes select dates with a full orchestra.
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Robert Earl Keen Takes Bluegrass Music Where It’s Never Been Before

Robert Earl Keen Takes Bluegrass Music Where It’s Never Been Before | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
During a live show or on one of his 18 albums, master raconteur Robert Earl Keen is apt to take a hiatus mid-song to share an anecdote. And that’s precisely what he did during “The Bluegrass Widow” on his 1988 sophomore record, The Live Album.
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Angaleena Presley: 'I'd Rather Make History Than Make Money'

Angaleena Presley: 'I'd Rather Make History Than Make Money' | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Angaleena Presley knows plenty about country music -- and the women that are notably absent from the genre.
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Vote On The 2015 ACM Awards' New Artist Of The Year

Vote On The 2015 ACM Awards' New Artist Of The Year | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Voting day for the ACM Awards New Artist Of The Year is here. Officially cast your vote on one of the eight semi-finalists.
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Hunter Hayes Praises Lady Antebellum's Live Show, Talks Upcoming Tour

Hunter Hayes Praises Lady Antebellum's Live Show, Talks Upcoming Tour | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Hunter Hayes is already preparing for his upcoming slot on Lady Antebellum's Wheels Up Tour 2015.
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Blake Shelton to Appear in Upcoming Adam Sandler Western Spoof

Blake Shelton to Appear in Upcoming Adam Sandler Western Spoof | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Show business sometimes makes for some strange pairings, as Blake Shelton is finding out. The country star has signed on to appear in a new comedy Western starring Adam Sandler.
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'Little Red Wagon' Songwriter Audra Mae Explains How Miranda Lambert Came to Record Her Song

'Little Red Wagon' Songwriter Audra Mae Explains How Miranda Lambert Came to Record Her Song | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Miranda Lambert's latest single, 'Little Red Wagon,' from her No.
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Eric Church Brings ‘Talladega’ To No.1

Eric Church Brings ‘Talladega’ To No.1 | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Add another accolade to the tally for Eric Church’s The Outsiders .
The album continues to deliver hits nearly a year after its release as “Talladega” reaches No. 1 on the Billboard and Mediabase country songs charts this week.
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American Sniper Still Generating Controversy

American Sniper Still Generating Controversy | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
As the controversy surrounding American Sniper continues to swirl, Kid Rock has offered some unkind words for Michael Moore.
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Carrie Underwood to Open Super Bowl With Special 'Sunday Night Football' Theme

Carrie Underwood to Open Super Bowl With Special 'Sunday Night Football' Theme | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Carrie Underwood isn't done opening NBC's season of 'Sunday Night Football' quite yet. The singer will introduce a special version of her theme song before the Super Bowl.
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10 Best Country Performances on The Late Show With David Letterman

10 Best Country Performances on The Late Show With David Letterman | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
David Letterman loves country music. Here are 10 performances from his show to prove it.
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Carrie Underwood’s ‘Something in the Water’ Tops Charts For 7th Week

Carrie Underwood’s ‘Something in the Water’ Tops Charts For 7th Week | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Superstar Carrie Underwood has now surpassed a personal best that she set with her debut single, “Jesus, Take the Wheel,” as her GRAMMY®-nominated smash “Something in the Water” achieves a seventh cumulative week at No.1 on Billboard’s...
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Jason Aldean Throws a Swanky Engagement Party

Jason Aldean Throws a Swanky Engagement Party | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
My bad. I was wrong, and I'm sorry. A couple weeks ago, I thought maybe Jason Aldean and Brittany Kerr were getting married in Punta Cana.
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