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Martina McBride Included On Premiere Of New Online Music Series

Posted On January 06, 2015

(Undated) -- Martina McBride is helping launch a new music series. The country star is among the first stars to take part in the new online show "Skyville Live." Installments will feature live performances from stars and newcomers performing their songs and discussing their work. In addition to Martina, the premiere will include Gladys Knight…

Jerrod Niemann Will Always Have A Number One Single

Posted On January 06, 2015

(Nashville, TN) -- Jerrod Niemann says his breakthrough single, "Lover, Lover," is special to him for a few reasons. The country star admits it meant a lot to him to see the song become a number one hit.   And chart-topping success hasn't been a one-time experience for Jerrod. "Drink To That All Night," the…

Luke Bryan 2014′s Most Searched Artist On Ticketmaster

Posted On January 06, 2015

(Undated) -- Luke Bryan might not have had the biggest tour last year but he generated the most interest -- at least among Ticketmaster users. Billboard.com says the country star leads the ticket retailer's "most-searched" list for 2014. Garth Brooks' comeback trek was also a popular search. He comes in third behind One Direction, who…

Scotty McCreery Taking Sound In Traditional Direction On Next Album

Posted On January 06, 2015

(Undated) -- Scotty McCreery is making plans for his next album. And the singer tells "Rolling Stone Country" his release will be "a country music record." Scotty explains that he grew up listening to traditional country, and that's the sound he's going for this time around. He says his other albums have included songs that…

Jewel’s Memoir To Arrive This Fall

Posted On January 05, 2015

(Undated) -- Jewel has a new book on the way. The singer-songwriter has inked a deal with Blue Rider Press to write a memoir. The still untitled project will be published this fall. Jewel previously gave readers insights into her life in the October 2000 book "Chasing Down the Dawn: Stories from the Road." She…