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Rock Hall Launching Everly Brothers’ Music Masters Series

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Cleveland, OH) -- The Everly Brothers are being celebrated this week as the subject of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Music Masters series, which begins Monday in Cleveland. The week-long event will explore the pioneering duo's influence on popular music through panel discussions, interviews, films, and educational programs, and come to a close…

Sam Hunt Recalls Writing Billy Currington Chart-Topping Hit

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Singer-songwriter Sam Hunt says Billy Currington's latest number one hit, "We Are Tonight," wasn't something he and co-writer Josh Osborne had set out to create.   Sam adds that he and Josh "just sort of kept going," and ended up with the song. And Currington is thrilled to have recorded it. Billy…

Sara Evans Making Guest Appearance On “Nashville”

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Sara Evans is adding her name to the list of real-life country stars who've appeared on the ABC drama "Nashville." The singer will portray herself, and perform her latest single "Put My Heart Down" as a duet with Will Chase's character, Luke Wheeler. Sara says she's "a huge fan of the show,"…

Dustin Lynch Injured During Concert

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Niceville, FL) -- Dustin Lynch says when he finished his show Friday night, "it was just a little bloodier than usual." The country star was performing at the MulletFest in Niceville, Florida when somebody threw a full can of beer toward the stage, striking the singer in the face. Dustin tells "People" he was "walking…

Reba McEntire Headlining Lung Cancer Research Fundraiser

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Reba McEntire is adding her voice to the fight against lung cancer. She's slated to headline the upcoming "Dawn Sears & Friends" benefit, supporting the research being done at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center. Sears, who's a member of the group The Time Jumpers, is an organizer of the event who's also battling…