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5 Best Country Songs About Mexico

5 Best Country Songs About Mexico | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
In the middle of a 40-hour work week, a trip to Mexico sounds pretty sweet. Certain country songs can take you there -- at least for a few minutes. These five tracks are all about the lifestyle south of the border.
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Merle Haggard Was Asked to Join the Highwaymen, Declined Because of Money

Merle Haggard Was Asked to Join the Highwaymen, Declined Because of Money | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Country music's famous group the Highwaymen consisted of Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristofferson, Johnny Cash and Willie Nelson -- four of the reigning hitmakers of the '80s, all recording and touring together.
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Watch Country Music's Best

Watch Country Music's Best | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
The iHeartRadio Country Festival invaded Austin, Texas for the second year in a row, and was an amazing night of country music, duets and an entire arena singing “Happy Birthday” to Tim McGraw.
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Sam Hunt Explains the Difference Between Having a Hit Song as a Writer and as an Artist

Sam Hunt Explains the Difference Between Having a Hit Song as a Writer and as an Artist | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Sam Hunt first hit the country scene as a songwriter, but now that he's pursuing a career as an artist himself, he's noticed that there are some differences between having a hit as a songwriter and having one as an artist.
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Jake Owen Aiming for Greatness With New Album

Jake Owen Aiming for Greatness With New Album | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Before recording a note for his upcoming fifth studio album, Jake Owen had a conversation with Ross Copperman and Shane McAnally that changed the tone and trajectory of the album, and maybe their careers.
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Carrie Underwood Serenaded by New Kids on the Block in Concert [Watch]

Carrie Underwood Serenaded by New Kids on the Block in Concert [Watch] | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
It turns out that Carrie Underwood is a total Blockhead.
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2015 ACM Awards Announce Presenters

2015 ACM Awards Announce Presenters | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
The Academy of Country Music has announced a list of more than 20 presenters for the upcoming 2015 ACM Awards.
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Rascal Flatts Are Ready To Sing All The Hits On Tour

Rascal Flatts Are Ready To Sing All The Hits On Tour | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
After a stint in Las Vegas earlier this year, Rascal Flatts is gearing up to hit the road on their Riot Tour with special guest Scotty McCreery.
The trio’s show will feature hits spanning across their 15-year career.
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Miranda Lambert Reveals Her 'Song That Got Away'

Miranda Lambert Reveals Her 'Song That Got Away' | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Miranda Lambert knows a great song when she hears it. But the talented singer admits that even she once let a hit slip through her finger.
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Emmylou Harris Talks New 'Trio' Album

Emmylou Harris Talks New 'Trio' Album | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Emmylou Harris has shared more details about the rumored new Trio album, featuring collaborations between herself, Dolly Parton and Linda Ronstadt.
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Carrie Underwood to Perform at CMA Music Festival

Carrie Underwood to Perform at CMA Music Festival | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Appearance comes 10 years after the superstar made her CMA Fest debut
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David Nail Reveals Plans for a New Album Tentatively Called 'Fighter'

David Nail Reveals Plans for a New Album Tentatively Called 'Fighter' | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
"Whatever She's Got" hitmaker David Nail is currently working on his fourth studio album, but the Missouri native admits he kind of started by accident.
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Taylor Swift Makes Forbes' List of World's Most Powerful Women

Taylor Swift Makes Forbes' List of World's Most Powerful Women | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Taylor Swift is in some pretty impressive company these days. The 25-year-old country-turned-pop superstar has made Forbes' list of the world's 100 most powerful women for the first time this year.
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Martina McBride Passionately Blasts Radio Consultant's Remarks About Women in Country

Martina McBride Passionately Blasts Radio Consultant's Remarks About Women in Country | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
For quite some time, there have been discussions regarding the lack of women making it big on country radio, despite the fact there are plenty of talented, quality female artists in country music.
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See Laura Bell Bundy's 'Sound of Music' Inspired New Video

See Laura Bell Bundy's 'Sound of Music' Inspired New Video | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Charismatic singer-actress heads to Switzerland to film majestic clip for "I Am What I Am"
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Justin Moore Performs 'If Heaven Wasn't So Far Away' at iHeartRadio Country Festival

Justin Moore Performs 'If Heaven Wasn't So Far Away' at iHeartRadio Country Festival | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Justin Moore gave one of the standout performances at the iHeartRadio Country Festival with his hit song, "If Heaven Wasn't So Far Away."
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Garth Brooks Announces First-Ever Headlining Tour Dates in New Orleans

Garth Brooks Announces First-Ever Headlining Tour Dates in New Orleans | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Garth Brooks has announced the first headlining appearances of his career in New Orleans for July.
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Artists Who Have Unexpectedly Gone Country

Artists Who Have Unexpectedly Gone Country | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Country music fans were surprised when Lady Gaga released a country version of her hit "Born This Way," but she's not the only artist who has unexpectedly made their way to country music.
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'Urban Cowboy' Remake in the Works at Fox

'Urban Cowboy' Remake in the Works at Fox | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
From Paramount TV with 'Hustle & Flow's' Craig Brewer attached to write.
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Darius Rucker Brings New Favorites to Southern Style Tour

Darius Rucker Brings New Favorites to Southern Style Tour | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Sure, we’re all loving and listening to Darius Rucker’s latest album Southern Style these days, but who is he digging, musically speaking?
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Chris Young Opens Up About Collaborations With Cassadee Pope, Vince Gill

Chris Young Opens Up About Collaborations With Cassadee Pope, Vince Gill | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Chris Young's forthcoming album will feature among its new music two collaborations, one with Cassadee Pope and the other with Vince Gill, and Young says that he's very excited about both having recorded with his fellow country artists and getting...
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Mickey Guyton Finds Inspiration in Big Voices

Mickey Guyton Finds Inspiration in Big Voices | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Newcomer Mickey Guyton recalls hearing a 10-year-old LeAnn Rimes sing in Texas.
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'Imaginary rules' in country music must stop, CMT chief says

'Imaginary rules' in country music must stop, CMT chief says | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
CMT president says country music industry should focus on finding great female talent.
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Toby Keith's 2015 Golf Classic Sets Fundraising Record

Toby Keith's 2015 Golf Classic Sets Fundraising Record | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Toby Keith's 12th Annual Toby Keith and Friends Golf Classic raised a record-breaking amount for Keith's OK Kids Korral and the Toby Keith Foundation.
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Watch the Full Version of Miranda Lambert's 'Roots and Wings' Video

Watch the Full Version of Miranda Lambert's 'Roots and Wings' Video | Country Music Today | Scoop.it
Miranda Lambert has unveiled a full video to go along with her "Roots and Wings" Ram Trucks commercial.
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