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Jerrod Niemann Supporting Charity With Wedding

Posted On September 21, 2014

(Undated) -- Jerrod Niemann and his fiancee, Morgan Petek, intend to help others as they tie the knot. The couple has posted a message on the Free The Music USA website, asking people to bypass traditional wedding presents and instead make a donation to the organization as their gift. The country star established Free The…

Trisha Yearwood Knows Time To Retire Will Come — Eventually

Posted On September 19, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Trisha Yearwood, who celebrated her 50th birthday Friday, says she's aware her career won't last forever. The country star recalls when she inked her first record deal 24 years ago, she saw parallels between her chosen field and that of an athlete.   But Trisha adds that she's "not ready to stop…

Country Stars Playing iHeartRadio Fest This Weekend

Posted On September 19, 2014

(Las Vegas, NV)  --  Taylor Swift, Eric Church, and the Zac Brown Band are on board for this weekend's iHeartRadio Music Festival.  The country stars are part of a the two-day, multi-genre event, which gets under way Friday.  Swift and the Zac Brown Band are among the opening night performers, along with Motley Crue, Coldplay,…

Jason Aldean, Eric Church Discuss Crowd Control At Country Concerts

Posted On September 19, 2014

(Undated) -- Jason Aldean and Eric Church admit they aren't sure what they can do about the seeming rise in violence and medical emergencies at country concerts. Many of the incidents this summer have involved alcohol. But Aldean tells "Rolling Stone Country" it's not a product of country music. He explains that at concerts of…

Country Newcomer Sam Hunt Earns First Gold Record

Posted On September 19, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Country newcomer Sam Hunt's debut album is still a month away, and he's already achieved a record sales milestone. The singer's breakthrough hit, "Leave The Night On," has gone Gold, surpassing the 500-thousand mark in digital downloads. Sam admits he's thrilled with the accomplishment. He says he sees it as "a good…