Country News

Billy Currington Celebrates “We Are Tonight”

Posted On October 16, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Billy Currington has another chart-topper to celebrate. But at this week's party for "We Are Tonight," the country star admitted he didn't really have much planned to mark the accomplishment.   Currington celebrated the song's success with writers Sam Hunt, Josh Osborne, and Mark Beeson at an event Wednesday in Nashville. "We…

Frankie Ballard Launching First Headlining Tour

Posted On October 16, 2014

(Undated) -- Frankie Ballard is hitting the road. The country star is launching his "Light 'Em Up" trek with a show in Minneapolis tonight. The trek includes nearly 30 dates, including two in Kentucky. Ballard will play the Mercury Ballroom in Louisville on October 24th, and at the WKU Homecoming in Bowling Green on November…

Justin Moore Recalls His Collaboration With Brantley Gilbert, Thomas Rhett

Posted On October 16, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Justin Moore says "Small Town Throwdown," his hit collaboration with Brantley Gilbert and Thomas Rhett, wasn't forced. The country star explains it was something he and Gilbert had just been loosely planning.   Justin says when Brantley approached him with "Small Town Throwdown" as a possibility he loved it. The singer also…

Trisha Yearwood Enjoying Being 50

Posted On October 16, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Trisha Yearwood says she's not self-conscious about being 50. The country star admits that in many ways she's enjoying herself now more than ever.   Trisha recalls when she turned 40, and friends her age were all lamenting their birthdays. But the singer says she realized back then that the clock isn't…

Garth Brooks Breaks Own Ticket Sales Record, Announces More Cities

Posted On October 16, 2014

(Undated) -- Garth Brooks continues to set ticket sales records with his comeback tour. Billboard.com says the country superstar has set a new North American record for most tickets sold in one city. The accomplishment stems from his upcoming run in Minneapolis. More than 188-thousand tickets have been sold for his eleven concerts in Minnesota,…