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Country Stars Set For Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Posted On November 26, 2014

(New York, NY) -- Cole Swindell says he can't believe he's one of the performers in this year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. The country star tells ABC News Radio it "doesn't even seem real." He explains that as a kid it was something he -- along with everyone else in his hometown -- always watched…

Brooks, Yearwood Albums; Urban, Chesney, Paisley Singles Make Top Ten

Posted On November 26, 2014

(Undated) -- Trisha Yearwood is joining husband Garth Brooks in the top ten on the Billboard Country Albums chart. Billboard.com says Trisha's new studio effort, "PrizeFighter: Hit After Hit" is debuting at number seven to become her 12th top ten disc. Brooks' comeback effort, "Man Against Machine," is holding on to the top spot on…

Keith Urban A Winner At The ARIA Awards

Posted On November 26, 2014

(Sydney) -- Keith Urban is among the winners following Australia's ARIA Awards. The country star got the nod for Best Live Act. He wasn't on hand for the event, which took place Wednesday night in Sydney, but gave his acceptance via video link. In expressing his thanks Keith called it "insane," adding that he's never…

Taylor Swift To Perform At Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Posted On November 26, 2014

(New York, NY) -- Taylor Swift is waking up bright and early to perform at the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. She's topping the list of stars booked to entertain the thousands who'll be lining up on the streets of Manhattan for the holiday tradition. Also performing is "Let It Go" singer Idina Menzel and…

Ty Herndon Overwhelmed By Response To Coming Out

Posted On November 26, 2014

(Undated) -- Ty Herndon says he's feels like "the weight of the world's been lifted" from him since revealing that he's gay. The country star tells "People" there's been quite a positive response from both celebrities and fans. He says he "got very emotional" when he received a standing ovation at his show Saturday --…