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The Cadillac Three Influences Include Rock, Country

Posted On December 15, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- The Cadillac Three frontman Jaren Johnston says the band's sound reflects the music they enjoy, which includes a number of rock acts. But the singer explains that they couldn't help being influenced by what they were hearing in their hometown as well.   Jaren says he and his bandmates grew up listening…

Taylor Swift Sits Down With Barbara Walters On “Most Fascinating”

Posted On December 15, 2014

(Undated) -- Taylor Swift has been named one of 2014's "Most Fascinating People." The star sat down with Barbara Walters on her annual special Sunday night on ABC, and talked about how her fans keep her in touch with reality.   Taylor admits it's "the only thing that keeps [her] from not feeling overwhelmed by…

Luke Bryan The Top Country Touring Artist Of 2014

Posted On December 15, 2014

(Undated) -- Luke Bryan is the most successful country touring artist of the year. His "That's My Kind of Night" run is the highest ranked country trek on the Billboard Boxscore Top 25 Tours list. Luke is at number 14 on the rundown, with earnings of more than 61-point-nine-million dollars. George Strait and Jason Aldean…

Top Ten Chart Debut Likely For Carrie Underwood’s “Decade”

Posted On December 15, 2014

(Undated) -- Carrie Underwood is expected to make a strong showing on the chart with her new best-of set. Billboard.com says projected first week sales of the country star's latest release, "Greatest Hits: Decade #1," are at 85-thousand, which should be enough to put the two-disc collection in the top ten on the Billboard 200.…

Jason Aldean, Brittany Kerr Making Wedding Plans

Posted On December 15, 2014

(Undated) -- Jason Aldean says he and fiancee Brittany Kerr want to get married "sooner rather than later." The country star tells CMT Radio they aren't making much progress in their wedding plans, explaining that the "biggest thing" for them right now is "trying to get through the holidays." He says once they're "on the…