Country News

ABC To Showcase “15 Songs That Changed Country Music”

Posted On October 13, 2014

(Undated) -- Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, and Brad Paisley are among the stars taking part in the annual TV special prior to the Country Music Association Awards. ABC's "Countdown to the CMA Awards: 15 Songs that Changed Country Music with Robin Roberts" will explore a selection of iconic tracks that have played a pivotal…

Lauren Alaina Looking Ahead Following Vocal Cord Surgery

Posted On October 13, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Lauren Alaina says she's grateful she can still sing after undergoing vocal cord surgery over the summer. The country star tells ABC News Radio she'd put off the procedure as long as she could, admitting she was "scared to death." But once her voice problems started interfering with her ability to perform…

Angaleena Presley Says Studying Psychology Useful For Music Business

Posted On October 12, 2014

(Undated) -- Angaleena Presley says she's seeing benefits to having majored in psychology in college. The Pistol Annies singer tells "Rolling Stone Country" she picked it because it "had 48 hours of free electives," enabling her to take a variety of classes outside the field. She says by studying everything from creative writing and women's…

Jake Owen’s Daughter Loves Family’s New “Protection Dog”

Posted On October 12, 2014

(Undated) -- Jake Owen says his daughter is "obsessed" with the family's new pet. The country star tells CMT.com two-year-old Pearl and the 12-week-old bull mastiff puppy quickly bonded with one another, which was just what he was hoping for. He explains that he wanted his little girl to have a dog "she could grow…

Carrie Underwood’s Pregnancy Forces Delay To Motorcycle Lessons

Posted On October 12, 2014

(Undated) -- Carrie Underwood isn't ready to hop on that motorcycle Miranda Lambert gave her back in the spring. The country star tells "CMT Hot 20 Countdown" her husband actually got her a small dirt bike to learn on, because the bike from Miranda is "really big" and "kind of serious." But Carrie explains that…