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Taylor Swift Not Singing Country Songs On 1989 Tour

Posted On May 22, 2015

Taylor Swift isn't including country music on her 1989 tour. When she launched the tour Wednesday night in Bossier City, Louisiana, "Love Story" was the only song that she performed from her first three albums. It was originally released as acountry song, but was later given a "synth-pop makeover." Swift is expected to make an exception with country music when she…

Reba McEntire Planning Perfect “Fancy” Dress

Posted On May 22, 2015

Reba McEntire is putting a lot of thought into her upcoming run of shows in Las Vegas.  Especially the wardrobe. McEntire says, "I think I've spent more time on the 'Fancy' dress than anything else." She adds, "I love to razzle dazzle.  That's Vegas!  You don't come in here with an everyday outfit. When you…

Colt Ford Loses 55 Pounds

Posted On May 21, 2015

Colt Ford is slimming down. He told "Taste of Country," "I just got to a point where I'd like to lose some weight, so I've been working on it.  I'm not at the point where I'd ideally like to be yet, but I'm down to about 260 now from 315." He adds, "I'm still big…

Blake Shelton Almost Recorded “A Guy Walks Into A Bar”

Posted On May 21, 2015

Tyler Farr recently earned his first Number One with "A Guy Walks Into A Bar," but the song almost went to someone else. He told "Country Countdown USA," Blake Shelton had the song on hold. Farr says Shelton joked with him a few times about being a "song stealer," but the two have become pretty…

Paisley Says Yes to the Stones

Posted On May 21, 2015

Brad Paisley doesn't hesitate when he gets phone call from the Rolling Stones. "They said 'What are you doing June 17th?' I said 'I don't know. You tell me.' They said 'Do you want to open for the Stones?.' I said 'Yeah that's great!'" Paisley says. Paisley is among a group of headline acts who…