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Luke Bryan Sells Out Madison Square Garden in Five Minutes, Adds Second Show
Five minutes. That's all the time it took for Luke Bryan to sell out his Jan. 25 show at the World's Most Famous Arena aka Madison Square Garden in NYC. But wait. There's even more good news for Big Apple country music fans and big city Luke Bryan fanatics.
Carrie Underwood Gushes Over Co-Stars in ‘Sound of Music Live!’ Rehearsal Video
Carrie Underwood is well aware that the upcoming NBC broadcast 'The Sound of Music Live!' is unexpected, since live musical TV is beyond rare these days. In a new 30-second clip from rehearsals, the star, who will play Maria, gushes about her co-stars, saying the talent is "off th…
George Strait Wins Entertainer of the Year at 2013 CMA Awards
George Strait, the King of Country, reigned supreme at the 2013 CMA Awards, nabbing the coveted Entertainer of the Year trophy. The legend, who is retiring from active touring next year, was truly surprised by the win, but we weren't. It's doubtful that any of the country superstars at the…
Jennifer Nettles, Darius Rucker and Rascal Flatts Pay Tribute to Kenny Rogers at 2013 CMAs
Jennifer Nettles introduced the Kenny Rogers tribute at the 2013 CMA Awards (Nov. 6). Rogers was honored with the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award, but before he received his trophy, he enjoyed modern acts performing a medley of his songs before joining him in song.
Blake Shelton Picks Up Fourth Male Vocalist of the Year Award at 2013 CMAs
The third time is usually the charm in life and superstition, but not for Blake Shelton -- unless, of course, we're speaking solely about his wins as a coach on 'The Voice.' For Shelton and his personal career, four is the magic number, as the singer picked up the Male …
Taylor Swift Thanks Country Music’s Elite When Accepting Pinnacle Award at 2013 CMA Awards
If for some reason you need further proof that Taylor Swift is a class act, you needn't look any further than her Pinnacle Award acceptance speech at the 2013 CMA Awards on Wednesday (Nov. 6).
Lauren Alaina Reveals New Song ‘Same Day, Different Bottle’ Is About Dad’s Alcoholism
Lauren Alaina debuted a new song at the CMT Next Women of Country event in Nashville this week -- but not just any song. The teen reveals that the intimate and emotionally resonant track 'Same Day, Different Bottle' is about her father, J.J. Suddeth, who recently completed a stint in …
Kacey Musgraves’ Date to the 2013 CMA Awards? Her Grandma!
Kacey Musgraves is one of the loveliest -- and spunkiest -- ladies in country music. So, who will have the enviable job of being on her arm as her escort to the 2013 CMA Awards?
Taylor Swift Makes Surprise Appearance at Ed Sheeran’s NYC Show
The American leg of the hugely successful Red Tour is over. But that didn't stop tourmates Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran from reuniting for a quick reprise of sorts, to the delight of their fans.
Shania Twain to Be Featured on Her Own Stamp
There are plenty of ways that prove that a celebrity or a star has really and truly arrived. They get a record deal, sell millions of albums, pack a residency in Las Vegas or get their own wax figure. But a musician has unquestionably made a lasting cultural impact when they get their own postage st…
2013 American Country Awards Nominees Announced
The 2013 American Country Awards nominees (aka the ACAs) have been announced, and it's Taylor Swift who is leading the charge and reigning supreme with a whopping eight nominations this year.
Keith Urban, Nicole Kidman Keep Things Hot Via ‘Creative’ Texts
Keith Urban and his Oscar-winning wife Nicole Kidman often find themselves far apart, given their busy-in-the-spotlight careers.