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Brad Paisley Among Guests On His Own Album

Posted On August 13, 2014

(Undated) -- Brad Paisley has a few guests on his upcoming album, including Carrie Underwood, the late President John F. Kennedy, and himself. The song "4WP" is listed as "featuring Brad Paisley," which the country star says "might be a first." He tells Billboard.com he gave himself the "featuring" credit because the track includes a…

Martina McBride Enjoying Summer Tour, Considering Future Options

Posted On August 13, 2014

(Undated) -- Martina McBride admits her "Everlasting" tour is as much of a departure as the album itself. The disc features the country star's covers of R&B, soul, and pop hits from the '60s and '70s. She tells "Rolling Stone Country" the project was her "answer" to the current state of country radio. Martina explains…

Florida Georgia Line Loves ’90s Country, Relates To Alabama

Posted On August 13, 2014

(Undated) -- Florida Georgia Line's Brian Kelley says he and Tyler Hubbard are big fans of country music from the 1990s. The singer tells CMT.com they grew up listening to Brooks & Dunn, Garth Brooks, BlackHawk, and Alabama, and calls their music "timeless." He also stresses, "That's country music." But Brian says when he and…

Flatts’ DeMarcus, Michael W. Smith, Dailey & Vincent Dove Nominees

Posted On August 13, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Michael W. Smith, Dailey & Vincent, and Rascal Flatts' Jay DeMarcus are some of the stars in the running for Dove Awards. Smith has a nod with "Hymns," which is up for Inspirational Album of the Year. Dailey & Vincent are in the running for Bluegrass Song of the Year for "Won't…

Garth Brooks’ Scalper Concerns Prompts More Atlanta Shows

Posted On August 13, 2014

(Undated) -- Garth Brooks will be spending a little more time in Atlanta. The country superstar has announced two more shows in the second city of his upcoming world tour. The singer explains that he chose to add the performances after seeing tickets to his original dates "on every scalping site," and "people that just…