Country News

Garth Brooks Sets Release Date For New Album

Posted On September 21, 2014

(Undated) -- Garth Brooks' new album will be arriving in November as expected -- but before Thanksgiving. Billboard.com says the country superstar has set a November 11th release date for the still-untitled project, which will be his first full collection of new studio material since 2001's "Scarecrow." The disc will feature Brooks' new single, "People…

Services For Opry Star George Hamilton The Fourth This Week

Posted On September 21, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Family, friends, and fans will be gathering at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium Wednesday to pay their respects and say their final goodbyes to Grand Ole Opry Star George Hamilton the Fourth. The public is invited to attend the service, which will get under way at the famed venue at 11:00 a.m. Central time.…

Jerrod Niemann Supporting Charity With Wedding

Posted On September 21, 2014

(Undated) -- Jerrod Niemann and his fiancee, Morgan Petek, intend to help others as they tie the knot. The couple has posted a message on the Free The Music USA website, asking people to bypass traditional wedding presents and instead make a donation to the organization as their gift. The country star established Free The…

Trisha Yearwood Knows Time To Retire Will Come — Eventually

Posted On September 19, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Trisha Yearwood, who celebrated her 50th birthday Friday, says she's aware her career won't last forever. The country star recalls when she inked her first record deal 24 years ago, she saw parallels between her chosen field and that of an athlete.   But Trisha adds that she's "not ready to stop…

Country Stars Playing iHeartRadio Fest This Weekend

Posted On September 19, 2014

(Las Vegas, NV)  --  Taylor Swift, Eric Church, and the Zac Brown Band are on board for this weekend's iHeartRadio Music Festival.  The country stars are part of a the two-day, multi-genre event, which gets under way Friday.  Swift and the Zac Brown Band are among the opening night performers, along with Motley Crue, Coldplay,…