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Country Stars Share Favorite Holiday Gifts

Posted On December 25, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- While some people will be out this weekend returning holiday gifts, Luke Bryan still clearly remembers the year he was more than happy with what he received.   Little Big Town's Kimberly Schlapman says one of her favorite gifts was music-related. She recalls when she was a kid she got "one of…

Priscilla Presley Thinks Elvis Would Have Liked Reality TV

Posted On December 24, 2014

(Undated) -- Elvis Presley would have been a fan of "American Idol" and "The Voice." At least that's what his ex-wife thinks. Priscilla Presley admits that the music industry, and life in general, is "very different to what he was used to." But she tells the UK's "Hello!" magazine the rock legend "always had an…

Fans, Critics Disagree On 2014′s Best Country Songs

Posted On December 24, 2014

When it comes to this year's best country song, the fans and the critics aren't exactly seeing eye-to-eye. Kenny Chesney's "American Kids" leads "Rolling Stone's" rundown of the genre's top tunes of 2014, while it doesn't even appear on the publication's Readers' Poll list. The fans are giving the nod to Carrie Underwood's "Something in…

Eric Church Planning To Carry On Grandmother’s Christmas Tradition

Posted On December 24, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Eric Church says one of his holiday traditions goes back at least three generations. The country star explains that on Christmas morning, before breakfast, his grandmother would read a special Christmas story to the family. He recalls that she'd search all year for just the right story, and they weren't always easy…

Darius Rucker Recorded “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” For Family

Posted On December 24, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Darius Rucker says his life as a touring musician influenced one of the songs on his new Christmas album, "Home for the Holidays." The singer explains that he recorded "I'll Be Home For Christmas" for his wife and children.   Darius adds that "I'll Be Home For Christmas" takes him back to…