|Blake Shelton's New Album Arrives Sept. 30|
If Blake Shelton insists we wake up and watch him on NBC's Today, it's only fair for him to deliver some big news. That's what he did Friday morning (Aug. 1) by announcing plans for his new album.
|Keith Urban Makes Plea for Historic Preservation|
Keith Urban has written an editorial advocating the historic preservation of country music landmarks.
|How Luke Bryan's Guitar Player Got on the "Roller Coaster"|
For nearly 20 years, Michael Carter has been playing Luke Bryan's songs. And now Byran is singing one of Carter's.
|Brad Paisley Has Hundreds of Words for His Rising Star Co-Stars|
When Brad Paisley and I caught up recently about all things Rising Star, I asked him to describe each of his co-stars in three words or less.
|Jake Owen Set to Host ACM Honors in Nashville|
Jake Owen will host the eighth annual ACM Honors ceremony recognizing the special honorees and off-camera category winners from the 49th annual Academy of Country Music Awards.
|12 Country Songs for Troubled Times|
Ever since country music emerged as a distinct art form in the 1920s, it has serenaded, aroused and comforted generations through the Great Depression, World War II, the Cold War and conflicts in Korea, Vietnam and the Middle East.
|Jason Aldean Burns It Up With "Burnin' It Down"|
His tour and new single may be called "Burnin' It Down," but Jason Aldean is clearly burnin' it up.
|Carrie Underwood Is This Week's Silver Lining|
After all the talk this week about concert arrests, public drunkenness and bitch-slapping, it's refreshing to take a break from the cloud of all that bad news and just scroll through Carrie Underwood's latest tweets.
|Tim McGraw's Three Duet Partners: An Analysis|
Obviously, there will be Faith.
|Dierks Bentley Retraces Songwriting Roots|
Dierks Bentley used a tried-and-true technique for honing his way with words when he first moved to Nashville.