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Taylor Swift’s Video Director Defends Against Criticism

Posted On August 25, 2014

(Undated) -- The director of Taylor Swift's latest video for "Shake It Off" is defending his work. In an interview with "Vulture," Mark Romanek addresses some critics of the lighthearted dance clip who felt it played on racial stereotypes. Romanek says the video, which has Taylor dancing awkwardly with groups of professional dancers, was made…

Emily West Headed To Semifinals On “America’s Got Talent”

Posted On August 24, 2014

(Undated) -- Another country singer is looking to restart her career through reality TV. But unlike Sarah Darling, who was eliminated from this summer's "Rising Star" in the fourth week, Emily West is headed to the semifinals on "America's Got Talent." Emily tells "Country Weekly" competing on the NBC reality show has kept her busy,…

Glen Campbell Documentary To Open In Theaters This Fall

Posted On August 24, 2014

(New York, NY) -- The new Glen Campbell documentary is headed to theaters. "Glen Campbell...I'll Be Me" is slated to open in New York and Nashville on October 24th. It will then arrive in 50 other cities across the country. The movie features the music legend and his family as he went public with his…

Top Ten Debuts For Chase Rice, “Nashville Outlaws” Expected

Posted On August 24, 2014

(Undated) -- A couple of new country releases could land pretty high on the charts. Billboard.com says Chase Rice's latest effort, "Ignite the Night," and the compilation "Nashville Outlaws: A Tribute to Motley Crue" are both expected to debut in the top ten on the all-genre Billboard 200. Rice's sales are predicted to fall in…

Hunter Hayes Announces "Tattoo Your Name Tour"

Posted On August 22, 2014

(Undated) -- Hunter Hayes is preparing to leave an impression on fans on his just-announced "Tattoo (Your Name) Tour." The country star shared his plans for the trek during his appearance on NBC's "Today" show Friday, on which he also performed a few songs, including his current single "Tattoo." Hunter also showed off his new…