Kenny Chesney sets his Trip Around the Sun in motion

More than 55,000 fans turned out this past weekend to see Kenny Chesney kick off his Trip Around the Sun tour at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.

The eight-time Entertainer of the Year played 25 songs over th... Read More

Reba wraps up her role as the Colonel, but could she return?

Reba McEntire’s stint as Colonel Sanders in those KFC TV commercials is coming to a close, as she’s replaced by the famously tan Hollywood actor George HamiltonRead More

Jake Owen travels back in time to grab his biggest hit so far with "I Was Jack (You Were Diane)"

Jake Owen has his fastest-rising single so far with "I Was Jack (You Were Diane)," his reinterpretation of John Mellencamp's classic hit from 1982.

Though Jake was less than a year o... Read More

Country star trivia

The Academy of Country Music proclaimed this artist the Most Promising Male Vocalist of 1975, based on his monster hits "Before the Next Teardrop Falls" and "Wasted Days and Wasted Nights." Can you name him? ANSWER: Freddy Fender<... Read More

Shania Twain says she would've voted for Trump if she were American, then apologizes

Country music superstar Shania Twain rankled part of her fan base by saying she would have voted for Donald Trump if she were American.

Twain, who's Canadian, was asked by the UK newspaper Read More

Luke goes live tonight on "American Idol," says contestants can learn from Lauren Alaina and Scotty McCreery

On Monday, Luke Bryan enters a new realm in his American Idol career, as the first live show of the season premieres tonight at 8 p.m. ET on ABC. The top 14 will perform, and eventually be narrowed down t... Read More

Nashville notes

Big KennyKix BrooksChase BryantJordan DavisLindsay EllMorgan EvansMartina McBride... Read More

Jason Aldean scores his fourth consecutive #1 album, as "Rearview Town" tops the "Billboard" 200

A week ago, Jason Aldean picked up his third consecutive Entertainer of the Year trophy at the Academy of Country Music Awards, and now he has a #1 album to match.

Jason’s new disc, Rearview Town, debuts at #1... Read More

Watch now: Jake Owen turns "I Was Jack (You Were Diane)" into a 10-minute mini-movie

Less than a day after Jake Owen premiered his new video for “I Was Jack (You Were Diane)” at an exclusive event at the CMA Theater in the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, the mini-movie is now available to... Read More

Dierks Bentley makes a "Mountain" of media appearances on the West Coast

Dierks Bentley started the week by performing his top ten hit, “Woman, Amen,” on the 53rd ACM Awards, and things only got busier from there.

The Arizona native stayed on the West Coast for a We... Read More

Brett Young begs for "Mercy" Monday on "Good Morning America"

Brett Young will start the week begging for a little “Mercy.”

The Academy of Country Music’s New Male Vocalist of the Year will perform his latest single Monday on Good Morning ... Read More

A closer look at "Amos": Michael Ray reveals cover art & track listing for sophomore album

Michael Ray stands in the foreground on the cover of his new album, Amos, with a framed picture of his grandfather -- who inspired the album's title -- behind him. The photo sits on a chest of draw... Read More

Maren Morris believes we're desperate to meet in "The Middle," in more ways than one

"The Middle," Maren Morris' pop hit with DJ/producer Zedd, sounds like a typical upbeat dance song about love, but Maren feels that it's also a reflection of what our society needs at this moment in time.

"I... Read More