Country News

Darius Rucker Works To Fill Albums With Great Songs

Posted On September 23, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Darius Rucker says he wrote 60 songs for his upcoming album, to make sure he had plenty of quality material for the project. The singer explains that no songwriter cranks out a gem every time, but typically has a one-to-one ratio of good to bad.   Darius calls himself a "song guy."…

Lady A, Adkins, Morgan Lead Opry Birthday Lineup

Posted On September 23, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Lady Antebellum, Trace Adkins, and Craig Morgan are headlining this year's Grand Ole Opry birthday bash. They're leading the lineup of stars who'll be featured at the Opry during the annual two-day celebration, set for October 10th and 11th. Lady A will join Chris Janson and others for the first night off…

Jerry Douglas Recalls Naming Flatt & Scruggs Tribute Band

Posted On September 23, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Jerry Douglas says he put an effort into finding a moniker for his Flatt & Scruggs tribute group. The bluegrass star explains it was important to him that the ensemble have a collective title.   Jerry says he knew he had it when he came up with The Earls of Leicester .…

Florida Georgia Line Not Interested In Country-Bashing

Posted On September 23, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Florida Georgia Line's Brian Kelley seems to agree with the adage "If you can't say something nice, don't say anything at all." The singer admits he has no interest in hearing people criticize current country music.   While Florida Georgia Line might have some critics, they have plenty of fans. The duo's…

“Nashville” Star Loves Show’s Country Singer Cameos

Posted On September 22, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- "Nashville" TV star Sam Palladio says he likes the authenticity that comes with actual country stars making guest appearances on the show. The actor-singer, who plays Gunnar Scott on the show, also appreciates the support the country artists are giving the ABC drama.   Brad Paisley, Vince Gill, Kip Moore, and Chris…