Country News

Florida Georgia Line’s Friendship Drives Partnership

Posted On February 19, 2015

(Nashville, TN) -- Florida Georgia Line's Brian Kelley says he believes the duo's success stems in part from their relationship. The country star explains that his professional partnership with Tyler Hubbard grew out of their friendship, so they started out with similar tastes, similar attitudes, and a lot of respect for one another.   Brian…

Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood To Host ACM Event

Posted On February 19, 2015

(Undated) -- Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood are helping the Academy of Country Music help others. The singers are slated to co-host "One Night, Two Cities, All Music," the inaugural fundraising gala for the charity ACM Lifting Lives. The April 17th event will feature performances from Lady Antebellum and Hunter Hayes at the Omni Dallas…

Toby Keith To Be Inducted Into Songwriters Hall Of Fame

Posted On February 19, 2015

(New York, NY)  --  Toby Keith is receiving more recognition for his music. The country star is among the new inductees into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Country hitmaker Bobby Braddock, whose credits include George Jones' "He Stopped Loving Her Today" and Tracy Lawrence's "Time Marches On," has received the nod as well. They'll join…

Taylor Swift Talks Paul McCartney, Dances On “Tonight Show”

Posted On February 18, 2015

(New York, NY) -- Taylor Swift thinks she and Jimmy Fallon have moved from acquaintances to something more. On Tuesday's "Tonight Show," she said they became "number-exchanging friends" after sharing the stage with Paul McCartney at Sunday night's "SNL 40" after-party.   Swift and Fallon both said playing "I Saw Her Standing There" and "Shake…

Swift Up For Both Hero, Villain Prize At NME Awards

Posted On February 18, 2015

(Undated) -- Taylor Swift might soon find out how much she's liked -- or disliked -- in Britain. The country-turned-pop superstar has two nominations heading into the UK's NME Awards 2015 -- Hero of the Year and Villain of the Year. She's vying for the Hero nod along with Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner, Foo…