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Darius Rucker Praises Joan Rivers As “A Great One”

Posted On September 10, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Darius Rucker says he's among those lucky enough to have experienced the comic genius of Joan Rivers in person.   Darius says Joan was incredibly quick-witted. He recalls that "whatever you said, she came back with something that was just hilarious." Rucker adds that with River's death "we lost a great one."…

Cole Swindell To Launch Headlining Tour This Fall

Posted On September 09, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Cole Swindell will follow his run on Luke Bryan's tour with a headlining trek. The country star says he's had "a crazy whirlwind year" so far, and he's grateful for the chance to perform "in front of massive crowds" on Luke Bryan's tour. But he admits he's "really excited to get to…

Jason Aldean “Upset” But Moving On From CMA Snub

Posted On September 09, 2014

(Undated) -- Jason Aldean admits it bothered him to completely shut out from the upcoming CMA Awards. The singer tells "Rolling Stone Country" that given the success he's currently having with record sales, radio airplay, and on the road, he felt he deserved some recognition. He adds that fans and even DJs across the country…

Lee Brice Has Most Success With Personal Songs

Posted On September 09, 2014

(Undated) -- Lee Brice admits he wasn't all that surprised when "I Don't Dance" topped the chart. The country star tells Billboard.com it followed his "pattern." He explains that his most personal songs have been his most successful, and "Dance" is very personal. Lee says prior to "I Don't Dance" the most personal song he'd…

Taylor Swift’s Cat Inspires Mariska Hargitay Instagram Pic

Posted On September 09, 2014

(Undated) -- "Law & Order: SVU" star Mariska Hargitay apparently has something meant for Taylor Swift's cat. The country-pop superstar has made no secret of her love of the entire "Law & Order" franchise, and even named her new kitten after Hargitay's "SVU" character Olivia Benson. Mariska is now acknowledging the feline on Instagram. She's…