Miranda Lambert’s Detective Drama Series Gets Picked Up by NBC
It looks as though both Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton will be on the NBC payroll soon, with news that ‘The Voice’ network home has bought the rights to Lambert’s yet-to-be-titled detective drama series that will mirror her own childhood. It was previous reported that ABC Family had won the competitive bidding war earlier this year.
Indianapolis Woman Pleads Guilty to Fraudulent Indiana State Fair Claims
Stephanie Murry of Indianapolis, Indiana has pleaded guilty to forgery and perjury charges after fraudulently filing a claim with the State Fair Remembrance Fund and the Indiana Tort Claim Fund. The monetary relief aids were in place for victims of last year’s tragic Indiana State Fair stage collapse, which claimed seven lives just before a Sugarland concert was scheduled to take place. Murry did
Dixie Chicks’ ‘Home’ Album Turns 10
The Dixie Chicks were already flying high following the massive commercial success of their first two major label albums, when the Texas-based trio released their highly-anticipated third record. ‘Home,’ which hit store shelves on August 27, 2002, fell under the Chicks’ label imprint, Wide Open/Columbia Records.
Taylor Swift’s ‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together’ Is First No. 1 Hot 100 Single
It’s hard to believe an act who has sold more than 17 million albums and 50 million paid digital singles had yet to top the all-genre Hot 100 chart, but Taylor Swift can now include an all-encompassing No. 1 to her already impressive discography, as ‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together‘ vaults from No. 72 to No. 1 this week. The first single from ‘Red’ is officially the first chart-topper for
Eric Church, Dierks Bentley Set to Perform at ‘Love for Levon’ Tribute Event
Eric Church and Dierks Bentley are just two of more than a dozen artists slated to pay tribute to Levon Helm with ‘Love for Levon,’ a star-studded benefit concert that will help support the eternal legacy of the late musician by allowing his estate keep ownership of his home, barn and studio, and to continue the Midnight Ramble Sessions.
Brad Paisley Gives ‘Opening Act’ Hopeful a Crash Course in Superstardom
As the lights dimmed in the movie theater, the last thing Tanner Patrick expected was to be propositioned with an opening slot at a major concert. The YouTube singing sensation received the surprise of his life when country superstar Brad Paisley appeared on the big screen in front of him, offering him a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to open his Mountain View, Calif. at the Shoreline Ampitheater
Toby Keith Back in the Swing of Things Following Gall Bladder Surgery
Toby Keith‘s highly-successful Live in Overdrive Tour hasn’t lost any steam, despite the fact that the outing’s headlining act underwent an invasive surgery just two weeks ago to remove his gall bladder. Keith resumed his demanding road schedule just days after his brief hiatus, proving that his focused work ethic is matched only by his intense need to satisfy his massive fanbase.
Jason Aldean Asks Fans to ‘Take a Little Ride’ Behind-the-Scenes of New Video
Jason Aldean is revving up for the premiere of his music video for ‘Take a Little Ride’ by offering fans a behind-the-scenes look at the clip, which will make its official debut on Friday.
Rascal Flatts Offer Sneak Peek of ‘Come Wake Me Up’ Video
Are you anxious for Rascal Flatts‘ new music video for ‘Come Wake Me Up’? Well, the wait isn’t quite over, but to tide us over, the guys have delivered an intimate look at production of the video, which was filmed on-location in Nashville last month.
‘American Idol’ Producer: ‘Country Is America’
It seems more and more likely that a country superstar will join Mariah Carey on the revamped ‘American Idol’ panel of celebrity judges. According to the Hollywood Reporter, show producers could possibly have their eye on the country music genre — although it’s anyone’s guess as to who will ultimately be offered the coveted position.
Brantley Gilbert Dishes on the Big Gift He Got From Tourmate Eric Church
Though it’s a customary tradition to exchange parting gifts at the end of a successful tour, newcomer Brantley Gilbert learned firsthand after the first leg the Blood, Sweat and Beers Tour wrapped earlier this year that Eric Church goes above and beyond with presents.
Carrie Underwood Visits With Kids at Boston Children’s Hospital
Carrie Underwood made a special visit to the Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Mass. on Tuesday (July 31) as part of the Country Music Healing Tour, which gives country music’s top superstars the opportunity to visit with the hospital’s young patients.