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Willie Nelson Playing Environmental Benefit Concert Saturday

Posted On September 26, 2014

(Undated) -- Willie Nelson will be spending part of his weekend on a Nebraska farm. He's joining Neil Young in headlining "Harvest of Hope," a fundraiser supporting organizations that oppose TransCanada's Keystone XL oil pipeline. The event is being staged in a cornfield near Neligh, Nebraska, a small town of about 16-hundred people approximately 140…

Carrie Underwood Looking Forward To Global Citizen Festival

Posted On September 26, 2014

(Undated) -- Carrie Underwood says she's excited about this weekend's Global Citizen Festival. The country star adds that she feels honored to take part in the event.   Underwood also expects it to be a great show. She admits she's a fan of the other artists on the lineup, and she's looking forward to seeing…

Kenny Chesney Explains His Intense Focus On Latest Album

Posted On September 26, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Kenny Chesney admits he allowed his new album, "The Big Revival," to completely consume him. But the country superstar says he didn't feel like he had a choice, explaining that the project needed his undivided attention.   And Chesney is already seeing returns for his effort. "American Kids," the lead-off single from…

David Nail Applying Lessons From Darius Rucker Tour

Posted On September 26, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- David Nail says Darius Rucker is a great headlining role model. The country star admits he learned a lot as an opener on Rucker's tour. David say he was particularly impressed with the stability of Rucker's crew.   Nail adds that Rucker made him and his band feel welcomed and "very much…

CMT Premiers Womack-Legend “Crossroads,” “Instant Jam” This Weekend

Posted On September 26, 2014

(Undated) -- Lee Ann Womack and Kenny Chesney are turning up on CMT this weekend. Lee Ann is featured with John Legend on a new episode of "CMT Crossroads," premiering Friday. In their performance they teamed up on Lee Ann's classic "I Hope You Dance" and Legend's chart-topper "All of Me," as well as John's…