Country News

Brad Paisley Impressed With “River Bank” Co-Star

Posted On August 20, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Brad Paisley says his furry little co-star in his "River Bank" video is for real. The country star says Twiggy the Water Skiing Squirrel is an actual trained animal, who is just a delight.   Brad adds that the animal was "crazy" to watch. He explains that Twiggy did everything viewers see,…

Trisha Yearwood’s New Album On The Way

Posted On August 20, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Trisha Yearwood says she "can't even find the right words to express" her excitement over her new studio album. The country star says she's calling her upcoming release "PrizeFighter" because it "feels like an anthem" for everyone. She explains that it's "about fighting for what you believe in and never giving up,"…

Buddy Holly Country Tribute CD Arriving Next Month

Posted On August 20, 2014

(Undated) -- Veteran country stars are working together to honor a rock pioneer. David Frizzell tells the "Lubbock Avalanche-Journal" the album "Buddy Holly Country Tribute: Remember Me" grew out of a request from The Ventures bassist Nokie Edwards, who asked him to write a birthday song for Buddy's widow. David says he came up with…

Neil Young, Willie Nelson Teaming Up For Benefit Concert

Posted On August 19, 2014

(Lincoln, NE) -- After Neil Young and Willie Nelson play this year's Farm Aid concert, they'll go to an actual farm to perform for another cause. The stars are teaming up for "Harvest the Hope," a fundraiser for those against TransCanada's Keystone XL oil pipeline. Jane Kleeb of Bold Nebraska, one of the organizations benefiting…

Thomas Rhett Happy Having Personal, Professional Relationship With Dad

Posted On August 19, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Thomas Rhett says he's lucky to be a second-generation country singer. The son of country star Rhett Akins explains that whenever they're on the road together his father is always ready with useful feedback.   The singer adds that he has "a cool relationship" with his dad. Thomas explains that in addition…