Country News

Little Big Town Thrilled To Be Joining The Opry

Posted On October 05, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Little Big Town is becoming a member of the Grand Ole Opry. The country group received their invitation at Friday's show. Band member Kimberly Schlapman says she began to get suspicious when she heard another singer chiming in on their song "Pontoon."   Kimberly adds that it was amazing to have Reba…

Taylor Swift Joins "The Voice" As Key Adviser

Posted On October 03, 2014

(Undated) -- Taylor Swift is lending her voice to "The Voice." The pop star has been added to the cast of NBC's singing competition. The network says Swift will be the "key adviser" for the show's current season during the Knockout Round, which puts singers on the same team up against each other. She's expected…

Shelton, Lambert, Aldean Headlining New Country Music Festival

Posted On October 03, 2014

(Las Vegas, NV) -- Blake Shelton is helping to kick off the new Route 91 Harvest Country Music Festival. He's the opening day headliner as the inaugural three-day event gets under way Friday in Las Vegas. Brantley Gilbert, Randy Houser, and Neal McCoy will also perform, along with Dan + Shay and the Brothers Osborne.…

Thomas Rhett Running Into Trouble With Second Album

Posted On October 03, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Thomas Rhett says he's having a bit of a problem with his sophomore CD -- he's got too many songs! The country star explains that he has more than 30 tracks at his disposal, which is forcing him to really plan the project in advance.   Thomas says it wasn't difficult for…

Carrie Underwood Recalls Writing New Single

Posted On October 02, 2014

(Nashville, TN -- Carrie Underwood says her latest single came from a songwriting session with Chris DeStefano and Brett James. The country star recalls that when Chris started playing some music she looked through her collection of notes, and came across the phrase "something in the water."   Carrie says they started telling a story…