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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…

Kenny Chesney Unveils Second Song From Upcoming Album

Posted On August 12, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Kenny Chesney is giving fans another taste of his upcoming album. The country superstar says "Flora-Bama" is "a very specific song about a very specific place" -- the Flora-Bama Lounge in Pensacola, Florida -- but it's "also a song for anyone who has somewhere they go to let their mind unwind." He…

Lee Brice Previews New Song Online

Posted On August 12, 2014

(Undated) -- Lee Brice is sharing another song from his upcoming album. The singer is debuting the lyric video to the blue-collar anthem "Drinking Class" on CountryWeekly.com.   "Drinking Class" will be on Lee's next release, "I Don't Dance," which will be in stores September 9th. The album's title track is the country star's current…

Music Industry Close To Moving To Friday Street Dates

Posted On August 12, 2014

(Undated) -- Music lovers may soon have to start visiting their favorite music stores on a new day. According to "Billboard," sources say the music industry is close to adopting a global street date that would see new albums arrive in all countries on Friday. The change is reportedly a "done deal" as far as…