Country News

50th Annual ACM Awards Set Guinness World Record

Posted On April 20, 2015

The 50th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards is in the record books. The audience at AT&T Stadium was so big that it made the Guinness Book of World Records for most attended live awards show.  It's typically held at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, but was moved to Arlington, Texas for the 50th anniversary. Brad…

Tim McGraw Defends Sandy Hook Benefit Concert

Posted On April 20, 2015

Tim McGraw is standing by his plans to headline a Sandy Hook benefit concert. In response to gun rights advocates, McGraw said in a statement in "The Washington Post" that as a gun owner, he supports gun ownership.  He added that with gun ownership, comes the responsibility of education and safety, most certainly when it…

Thompson Square Okay Following Colorado Bus Accident

Posted On April 20, 2015

Keifer and Shawna Thompson from Thompson Square are okay following a massive crash in Aurora, Colorado that left at least a dozen people injured. The duo posted on their website on Friday that a bus for singer-songwriter Twin Shadow rear-ended a truck stopped on I-70 east of Denver.  The bus then hit another truck and…

The Band Perry Working On New Album

Posted On April 20, 2015

The Band Perry is working on a new album. The sibling trio told "Taste of Country" that they're most of the way through the recording process and the first single in tentatively set for June.  They say the album is a step in a different direction musically. Kimberly Perry says they asked their Country radio friends for advice…

Kenny Chesney Launching No Shoes TV

Posted On April 20, 2015

Kenny Chesney is launching No Shoes TV. He says there's so much more to his shows and his tour than what happens on stage.  Kenny calls his No Shoes Nation the most passionate music lovers he's ever seen and when you get out amongst them, you can't help but get swept up. Kenny says No…