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Country Stars, Santana, An “Idol” Tapped For World Series Anthem

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Undated) -- Trisha Yearwood is the lead-off singer for the World Series. Kansas City's 41 Action News says the country star will step up to sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" before Game One of the best-of-seven series, which begins with the Kansas City Royals hosting the San Francisco Giants Tuesday night. Former "American Idol" winner Phillip…

Alan Jackson Announces 25th Anniversary Tour

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Alan Jackson is taking his 25th anniversary celebration on the road. The country star will get his tour off to an early start next year, launching his "Keepin' It Country" trek in Fort Myers, Florida on January 8th. He currently has 19 dates scheduled throughout the country, with more shows likely to…

Taylor Swift Calls Her Music Critics “Very Sexist”

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Undated) -- Taylor Swift has some strong words for those who still consider her a girl who only writes songs about her ex-boyfriends. The star is getting attention for addressing her critics in a new interview with Australian morning show 2DayFM. She says typecasting her music in that way is "a very sexist angle to…

Florida Georgia Line Like Name Of New CD

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Florida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard says the phrase "Anything Goes" is an appropriate title for the duo's second album. The country star explains that it sums up their philosophy on life and work.   Tyler explains that in country music today "the boundaries are being pushed," and he and Brian Kelley are…

Rock Hall Launching Everly Brothers’ Music Masters Series

Posted On October 20, 2014

(Cleveland, OH) -- The Everly Brothers are being celebrated this week as the subject of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Music Masters series, which begins Monday in Cleveland. The week-long event will explore the pioneering duo's influence on popular music through panel discussions, interviews, films, and educational programs, and come to a close…