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Blake Shelton Brings Country Twist To “Saturday Night Live”

Posted On January 25, 2015

(Undated) -- Country music star Blake Shelton is putting a country spin on "Saturday Night Live." During his monologue Saturday, Blake introduced the cast to the country variety show, "Hee Haw."   With Blake at the guitar and the cast dressed in country garb, "The Voice" coach attempted to lead each cast member through what…

Kenny Rogers Launching Final Australian Tour

Posted On January 23, 2015

(Undated) -- Kenny Rogers is saying goodbye to his followers in Australia and New Zealand. The country star is launching his Farewell Down Under Tour with a show in Sydney Friday night. He'll visit eleven cities, playing 12 shows over three-and-a-half weeks. Rogers has a two-night stand set for Gold Coast, Queensland on February 3rd…

Urban, Parton Nominees At Australia’s Country Music Awards Saturday

Posted On January 23, 2015

(Undated) -- Keith Urban and Dolly Parton are getting some recognition "down under." The country stars are among the nominees heading into the 43rd Country Music Awards of Australia. Keith is a contender with his hit "Somewhere In My Car," which is up for Single and Video Clip of the Year. Meanwhile, Dolly Parton's latest…

Jason Aldean Likes To Keep His Music Fresh

Posted On January 23, 2015

(Nashville, TN) -- Jason Aldean says he puts an effort into making every record distinct. The country star explains that it's important to him to keep his music fresh.   Jason adds that he believes he's improved with each album. He admits he's taken more risks with his recent releases, which he credits to his…

Dustin Lynch Sees Latest Single As Tone-Setting Song

Posted On January 23, 2015

(Nashville, TN) -- Dustin Lynch says "Hell Of A Night" is an excellent opening track. The country star explains that it's a great song to launch both a disc and a concert.   Dustin adds that "Hell Of A Night" was one of those songs that grabbed him at first listen. He says it not…