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Zac Brown Has DIY Mentality

Posted On February 26, 2015

(Nashville, TN) -- Zac Brown Band's Zac Brown lives by the motto "if you want something right, do it yourself." The band's Coy Bowles says Zac plays an active role in everything the group does, and always has.   But Zac says he's not doing everything on his own. He adds that as the group…

Taylor Swift Wins Her First BRIT Award

Posted On February 26, 2015

(London) -- Three time's the charm for Taylor Swift. The country-turned-pop superstar has earned her first BRIT Award, getting the nod for International Female Solo Artist. But in her acceptance speech, Taylor gave the credit for her success in the UK to another singer-songwriter.   And Taylor wasn't just a BRIT winner but a performer…

Lady Antebellum Honored By Country Radio Broadcasters

Posted On February 26, 2015

(Nashville, TN) -- Lady Antebellum's Hillary Scott says she and her bandmates are "just so humbled" by their new honor. The trio is this year's recipient of the Country Radio Broadcasters Artist Humanitarian Award, which they received Wednesday at the 2015 Country Radio Seminar in Nashville. AllAccess.com says last year's honoree Carrie Underwood appeared in…

Johnny Cash Impersonator Performs For AXS’ “World’s Greatest Tribute Bands”

Posted On February 26, 2015

(Undated)  --  The late Johnny Cash is returning to TV, courtesy of a tribute artist. Oklahoma City-based performer Philip Bauer will be demonstrating his talents as the legendary Man In Black in an upcoming episode of AXS TV's "The World's Greatest Tribute Bands." Shows air live from the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood,…

Thomas Rhett Recalls Getting Homework Help From Blake Shelton

Posted On February 25, 2015

(Nashville, TN) -- Thomas Rhett says Blake Shelton can write more than songs. The country star recalls when he was a kid Shelton once gave him a hand with his homework.   Those types of country star encounters weren't all that unusual for Thomas growing up, since his father is singer-songwriter Rhett Akins. He adds…