Country News

First Lady To Appear On ABC’s Nashville

Posted On April 18, 2014

(Undated) -- First Lady Michelle Obama is headed to "Nashville," as in ABC's sudsy country music drama. Mrs. Obama and "American Idol" alum Kellie Pickler will both appear on the May 7th episode of "Nashville," playing themselves at charity event held by Connie Britton's character Rayna James. Although she has appeared on a number of…

Randy Houser Logs Third Straight Number One With Latest Single

Posted On April 18, 2014

(Undated) -- Randy Houser now has three consecutive chart-topping hits to his credit with "Goodbye Kiss." The country star's latest single reached number one on the Mediabase country singles chart this week to match the success of his previous hits, "How Country Feels" and "Running Out of Moonlight." But the accomplishment this time around has…

Church, Parton, Others Offering Special Record Store Day Releases

Posted On April 18, 2014

(Undated) -- Eric Church and Dolly Parton are among the stars supporting this weekend's Record Store Day with special releases. Eric is offering up an exclusive vinyl edition of his latest album "The Outsiders." The two-disc set includes the 12 original album cuts along with two bonus tracks -- an extended version of the title…

Dierks Bentley Takes Up Flying Again

Posted On April 18, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Dierks Bentley is flying again. The country star says he got his pilot's license in 1994, but gave it up due to time and money issues. However, he says flying to and from shows now actually gives him more time to spend with his family.  Dierks adds planes "are about the cheapest…

Rascal Flatts Thrilled To Have Lengthy Career

Posted On April 18, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Rascal Flatts' Gary LeVox says he and his bandmates feel blessed to still be together making music for their fans 14 years after releasing their debut album. The country star explains that from the start their goal was "not to be a one-and-done, VH1 'Where Are They Now?' kind of thing," but…