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Darius Rucker Becomes Partner In Sports Agency

Posted On November 09, 2016

Darius Rucker is stepping back from music to become a sports agent. He told ESPN he's joined MGC Sports, an agency that specifically represents golfers, football players and coaches.  Rucker says he took the job because he was looking to engage himself in a new challenge, while reducing his performances from 100 dates a year…

CMA Awards Lose Against World Series In Ratings

Posted On November 09, 2016

Not even an all-star lineup featuring George Strait, Alan Jackson, Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood can compete with the World Series. The ratings for last week's 50th anniversary of the CMA Awards had the lowest ratings since 2010.  According to the TV Nielsen ratings for the week ending November 6th, 12.5 million viewers watched the…

Country Artists Nominated For “Billboard” Touring Awards

Posted On November 08, 2016

Several country artists are in the running at the 2016 "Billboard" Touring Awards. Kenny Chesney and Luke Bryan have been named finalists for the Top Package Award. The honor recognizes tours with three or more acts on the bill. Chesney's "Spread the Love Tour" featured Miranda Lambert, Sam Hunt and Old Dominion.  Bryan's "Kill the…

Two Newborns Added To The Zac Brown Band Family

Posted On November 08, 2016

The Zac Brown Band family is expanding. Clay Cook and his wife welcomed their son, Charlie, on November 4th.  Cook made the announcement on Instagram with a picture of the newborn. Charlie's arrival comes just two-weeks after Coy Bowles and his wife welcomed a daughter.  Hattie Bowles was born on October 21st.   This is…

Craig Morgan Thanks Fans For Support

Posted On November 08, 2016

Craig Morgan is thanking his fans for their support after the death of his son. In a Facebook Live post, Morgan said, "It's been a while since I've talked to anybody. As everyone knows, we had a tragic loss here recently of our son. And I wanted to personally get on here and tell all…