Category Archives: Country Music News

Check out Carrie Underwood’s mobile gym on the Cry Pretty Tour

Check out Carrie Underwood’s mobile gym on the Cry Pretty Tour

Capitol NashvilleCarrie Underwood’s not the only one taking advantage of her tricked-out mobile gym on the Cry Pretty Tour: her husband, former hockey player Mike Fisher is using it to work out, too. The “Southbound” singer shared a photo of the two getting their fitness on in the gym-on-wheels on Wednesday, adding the caption, “Better together!” She also included…Read more »

“This One’s for You” — and it’s about to become the biggest country record of the 21st century for Luke Combs

“This One’s for You” — and it’s about to become the biggest country record of the 21st century for Luke Combs

River House Artists/Columbia NashvilleLuke Combs is on the verge of having the most successful country album of the 21st century, according to Billboard. So far, his debut record, This One’s for You, has spent 35 non-consecutive weeks at the pinnacle of Billboard’s Top Country Albums ranking. That means he’s tied with the O Brother Where Art Thou? soundtrack from 2000 and Taylor…Read more »

With “The Voice” behind him, Blake Shelton’s ready for Red Nose Day

With “The Voice” behind him, Blake Shelton’s ready for Red Nose Day

Trae Patton/NBCNow that Blake Shelton has wrapped season 16 of The Voice, he’s ready to put on his red nose. The “God’s Country” hitmaker will perform on NBC’s fifth annual Red Nose Day Special on Thursday, along with his fellow Voice coaches Kelly Clarkson and John Legend, Sting, Josh Groban, and more. Look for This Is Us stars Milo Ventimiglia and Chrissy Metz, Julia Roberts, Connie Britton, and other big names on the fundraiser that…Read more »

Michael Ray explores the built-in mystery of “Her World or Mine”

Michael Ray explores the built-in mystery of “Her World or Mine”

Atlantic Michael Ray’s follow-up to his chart-topping “One That Got Away” is the classic country heartbreak ballad “Her World or Mine.” “It’s been my favorite song on the album since it was a demo…” the Florida native tells ABC Radio. “I always knew that song was gonna be on the record…” “It spoke to me,”…Read more »

Country star trivia

Country star trivia

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockTen years ago this week, the third single from Sugarland’s Love on the Inside album topped Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart. Can you name it? ANSWER: “It Happens.” Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved. Read more »

Lady A taps into the “Need You Now” magic with their new hit, “What If I Never Get Over You”

Lady A taps into the “Need You Now” magic with their new hit, “What If I Never Get Over You”

Big Machine Even though it’s only been out since Friday, Lady Antebellum’s “What If I Never Get Over You” is already at #25 on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart. Hillary Scott, Charles Kelley, and Dave Haywood all agree part of the reason is probably because it calls to mind their 2009 smash, “Need You Now.” “To me,” Dave explains, “this song just stands out…Read more »

Nashville notes

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockChris Janson is set to sing his new hit, “Good Vibes,” Wednesday on Live with Kelly and Ryan. You can catch the syndicated show after Good Morning America on most ABC stations. Frankie Ballard will host an intimate Fan Hang on Thursday, June 6 during CMA Fest in Music City. You can find out more about the event at…Read more »