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Chase Rice, Motley Crue Tribute Lead Country Chart

Posted On August 27, 2014

(Undated) -- Chase Rice has his first chart-topping disc. The singer's new studio effort, "Ignite The Night," is starting its run at number one on the Billboard Country Albums list, with first week sales of 44-thousand. That figure is also good enough to land Chase at number three on the all-genre Billboard 200, behind leader…

Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off” Debuts At No. 1 On Hot 100

Posted On August 27, 2014

(Undated) -- Taylor Swift, "pop star," has officially arrived. Her new single "Shake It Off" has debuted at number one on the Billboard Hot 100, catapulted by a surprise premiere last week and an MTV VMA performance over the weekend. The song sold 544-thousand downloads in its first week out, marking it the largest download…

Kenny Chesney Wishes All His Shows Could Be Beach Concerts

Posted On August 27, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Kenny Chesney says it's hard to describe just how much he enjoyed his recent beachfront concert at the Flora-Bama Lounge in Pensacola, Florida. The country star admits he'd love to play all his concerts in that kind of environment.   Chesney adds that it was his audience that made his Flora-Bama show…

Trisha Yearwood Identifies With Title Track To Upcoming Album

Posted On August 27, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Trisha Yearwood says the title track to her upcoming album, "Prizefighter," is "an anthem." The country star adds that the song, which will be the disc's lead-off single, triggered some powerful memories for her.   Yearwood adds that she can identify with the concept of stepping into the ring for a fight.…

Rascal Flatts Work To Maintain Balance Between Work, Home

Posted On August 27, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Rascal Flatts strives to give the most to their fans as well as their loved ones back home, which singer Gary LeVox admits is not easy. The country star adds that it's a challenge every artist tackles differently.   Rascal Flatts has two shows coming up this weekend. On Friday the trio…