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New Single For McCreery A Little More Edgy Than Previous Material

Posted On August 27, 2015

Scotty McCreery wasn't too sure about his new single, "Southern Belle," when he initially heard it, but the melody line really got his attention. "As soon as it started and it had that melody that had a downward spiral, it's totally opposite of what you normally hear so it kind of makes your head cock…

Rucker’s Madden Tournament Goes Into Final Weekend

Posted On August 27, 2015

Darius Rucker takes the lead in the Madden Tournament on his tour. "I don't want to brag but my nickname out on there is OG - Old Gangster on Madden out there. Playoff start this weekend and I'm 8-0 I think," Rucker says. Rucker bought presents for all his opening acts, PlayStations so they can…

Carrie Underwood Debuts “Smoke Break” Video

Posted On August 26, 2015

Carrie Underwood is taking a "Smoke Break" in her newest single. The seven-time Grammy winner debuted the video for her newest tune on Tuesday.  The video is her first since giving birth in February. Underwood calls "Smoke Break" an anthem for every hard-working person. The single is the first from her upcoming fifth studio album…

Dolly Parton, Merle Haggard Join Don Henley Tour

Posted On August 26, 2015

Dolly Parton is set to join Don Henley for select dates on his new tour. She contributed a duet called "When I Stop Dreaming" to Henley's upcoming country music album.  Some of the other collaborators off the album are also on board to join his tour, including Merle Haggard and Martina McBride. "Cass County" will…

Darius Rucker Tapes CMT “Instant Jam” Concert

Posted On August 26, 2015

Darius Rucker is taping a special concert with CMT. The country singer is taking part in the network's concert series "Instant Jam," which follows artists as they surprise fans with shows in their hometowns. Darius let fans know on Twitter that he'll be performing in Charleston on Tuesday night, and that details about the venue…