Country Music News, Artist Info, and Tour Dates | Friday, April 18, 2014
Florida Georgia Line, News

RECORD-BREAKING DUO FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE ENLISTS FRIENDS FOR “THIS IS HOW WE CRUISE”; Four-Day Cruise to Include Multi-Platinum Superstar Nelly, Hot Newcomer Thomas Rhett & More; Current Single “This Is How We Roll” featuring Luke Bryan Certified GOLD and

NASHVILLE, TN – (March 27, 2014) – Award-winning duo Florida Georgia Line, in partnership with Sixthman Ltd., announced the first ever “This is How We Cruise” music festival at sea, and they are bringing along their friends multi-platinum superstar Nelly, hot newcomer Thomas Rhett, Colt Ford, The Cadillac Three, Canaan Smith and Chris Lane. Artists [...]

iHeartRadio, News

iHeartRadio Music Award Finalists!

While the iHeartRadio Music Awards cover all genres, it seems country music was pretty light in the fan submissions in this year’s list of award finalists, with only one mention outside of the country music category. Taylor Swift fans (Labeled “Swifties) were nominated as Best Fan Army, while COUNTRY SONG OF THE YEAR finalists include: [...]

CMA Music Festival, Featured, Keith Urban

Official 2014 CMAFest LineUp and Schedule!

Nashville’s BIGGEST festival is coming back THIS June 5th-8th and it looks like it’s going to be one heck of a party. The CMA team has released the official CMAFest Schedule with a complete daily performer lineup, and we’ve got all your details right here on CountryMusicNewsBlog.com! CMAFest lineup in LP Field*: Thursday June 5, [...]

Jerrod Niemann, New Music

Jarrod Niemann’s High Noon is a Lowdown Good Time!

Yesterday I was tuned into SiriusXM and caught a brief interview with Jarrod Niemann on The Highway where he discusses the inspiration behind the album “High Noon“. He pointed out that he wrote the whole album out of a frustration with the winter that never seemed to end. I couldn’t agree with that statement more! [...]

Ronnie Dunn Releases “WISH I STILL SMOKED CIGARETTES”

New song available on iTunes today NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 19, 2013) – Country music fans have been clamoring for new tunes from legendary vocalist Ronnie Dunn, and the superstar artist is delivering with the release of “Wish I Still Smoked Cigarettes” on iTunes today, November 19, 2013. Penned by Luke Laird, Lori McKenna and Barry [...]

Tim and Faith on Tour?

It has just been confirmed that Tim McGraw will join musical icon and 2013 CMA Entertainer of the Year, George Strait, on the May 31, 2014 date of Strait’s The Cowboy Rides Away Tour, with a special appearance by Faith Hill. McGrawFAN, Tim McGraw’s official Fan Club is the place to get pre-sale tickets before [...]

GEORGE STRAIT’S GOLF TOURNAMENT AND AUCTION RAISES RECORD FUNDS

Third annual fundraiser at Tapatio Springs Hill Country Resort & Spa brings in more than $425,000 for Feherty’s Troops First Foundation NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 12, 2013) – Newly crowned CMA Entertainer of the Year George Strait and Texas businessman Tom Cusick hosted the third annual Vaqueros del Mar Invitational Golf Tournament and Auction at Tapatio [...]

KELLY CLARKSON HELPS RAISE OVER $106,000 FOR MUSICIANS ON CALL

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – On Thursday, Nov. 14, Grammy award-winning artist Kelly Clarkson helped Musicians On Call (MOC) Nashville raise over $106,000, making it the highest-earning single event ever for the branch. In a rare, intimate setting for the superstar, Clarkson performed to a sold-out crowd at Hard Rock Cafe in downtown Nashville for the MOC [...]

The Toby Keith Foundation To Open Doors To Cost-Free Home For Children With Cancer

After years of planning and fundraising, The Toby Keith Foundation will officially open their doors to love and hope at OK Kids Korral, a cost-free home away from home for pediatric cancer patients and their families. “We’ve been working on the Korral for 10 years and we’re finally going to open,” said Toby Keith. The [...]

Garth Brooks Covers – Box Set Coming November 19th

That Garth Brooks sure has been making a lot of noise in the press lately! In the latest news from The Music Universe Garth Brooks is is releasing a four-disc box set of the music that shaped him. Brooks revealed the new project at the tail end of a GAC special Saturday. Called Blame It [...]

The Best George Strait Memes and ECards

In preparing for the upcoming George Strait Tour, we thought we’d have a little fun and collect the best King George memes and eCards from around the web and put them in one handy spot for you!              

Rodney Atkins and Rose Falcon Marry!

Country star Rodney Atkins exchanges vows with fellow singer-songwriter Rose Falcon during intimate beachside ceremony NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 11, 2013) – Country star Rodney Atkins tied the knot with fellow singer-songwriter Rose Falcon during an intimate beachside ceremony Sunday, November 10 on Captiva Island, Fla. Twenty guests were in attendance as the couple exchanged vows, [...]

Vince Gill To Be Honored with CRB Career Achievement Award

Vince Gill will be honored with the 2014 Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc. Career Achievement Award at the Country Radio Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 6 p.m. Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell will perform a tribute to Gill as well as presenting him with the prestigious award during the event. The [...]

2013 CMA Award Winners!

It was an exciting night in Music City as the nation’s TOP country music talent gathered to celebrate a successful year of recording, touring, and giving fans the music they love so much. Without further ado, here are YOUR 2013 CMA Award winners! Entertainer of the Year: George Strait Male Vocalist of the Year: Blake [...]

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