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Jason Aldean’s “Old Boots” First Platinum 2014 Country Album

Posted On December 08, 2014

(Undated) -- Jason Aldean's latest album is one of this year's best sellers. In just a couple of months, "Old Boots, New Dirt" has been certified Platinum for sales hitting the one-million mark. It's also the only country album released this year to reach the sales plateau, and just the third album of all genres,…

Randy Travis Attends Second Concert In Two Weeks

Posted On December 08, 2014

(Fort Worth, TX) -- Randy Travis' public appearances are becoming a little less rare. Dallas, Texas' 99.5 The Wolf made the country star their "VIP Spectator" at Sunday night's show at Billy Bob's in Fort Worth. TasteOfCountry.com says Randy stepped out to see Joe Nichols, Rodney Atkins, and Dustin Lynch at the famed venue. It…

“Time” Reveals “Person of the Year” Shortlist

Posted On December 08, 2014

(New York, NY) -- "Time" magazine is sharing its shortlist of nominees for its 2014 "Person of the Year." The nominees include music superstar Taylor Swift; Apple CEO Tim Cook; NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell; Russian President Vladimir Putin; the protestors of Ferguson, Missouri; and the Ebola caregivers. Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma also made the…

Reba McEntire Loves All Her Grandchildren

Posted On December 08, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Reba McEntire says she just adores her youngest granddaughter, River Rose. The country star also has a lot of praise for the baby's mom -- Kelly Clarkson.   Kelly and her husband, Reba's stepson Brandon Blackstock, celebrated River's arrival back in June. She's the couple's first child, but Reba's sixth grandchild. But…

Lady Antebellum Go With Artificial Trees At Christmas

Posted On December 08, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- The members of Lady Antebellum are in agreement about Christmas trees -- they'll take a fake one over a live one. But Charles Kelley explains that he doesn't really have a choice in the matter.   Lady A's Dave Haywood says he also prefers artificial trees because they require less work. He…