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Country Stars Among Nominees For This Weekend’s Pollstar Awards

Posted On February 20, 2015

(Undated) -- Jason Aldean, Kacey Musgraves, and Brantley Gilbert just might earn honors for their efforts on the stage. The country stars are among the nominees for the 26th annual Pollstar Awards, which will be presented in Nashville on Saturday. Aldean's is in the running for Major Tour of the Year. He's vying for the…

Tim McGraw To Launch “Shotgun Rider Tour” In June

Posted On February 20, 2015

(Nashville, TN) -- Tim McGraw is making plans for his summer tour. The country star will launch his "Shotgun Rider" trek in Little Rock, Arkansas on June 5th. The 36-date run includes performances throughout the U.S., including a two-night stand at Red Rocks in Morrison, Colorado on September 9th and 10th. He'll also cross the…

Tim McGraw To Perform Glen Campbell Song At Sunday’s Oscars Ceremony

Posted On February 20, 2015

(Undated) -- Tim McGraw is prepping for his performance at this weekend's Oscars. In a "Throwback Thursday" tweet, the country star posted a photograph of him with Glen Campbell at the 2003 American Music Awards, and added that he's "looking forward to Sunday." Tim will be honoring Glen at the Academy Awards. He's slated to…

Garth Brooks’ Ireland Concert Controversy Inspires New Play

Posted On February 20, 2015

(Dublin) -- Garth Brooks' botched plans to stage a five-concert stand in Dublin last year hasn't been forgotten. Ireland's "Independent" says last year's ordeal has inspired a new play. Playwright Fiona Looney is behind "Are You There Garth? It's Me Margaret," which tells the story of a Garth Brooks fan whose hopes of seeing the…

Carrie Underwood Appreciates Sound, Message Of Latest Single

Posted On February 20, 2015

(Nashville, TN) -- Carrie Underwood says she really likes her new single, "Little Toy Guns." She explains that in addition to its meaningful lyrics, it has a great sound.   "Little Toy Guns" is the follow up to Carrie's chart-topping, Grammy-winning hit, "Something in the Water." The two songs are the only new tracks from…