All posts in June 2013

Fireworks to burst over Peninsula in Fourth of July celebrations

When bursts of sparkling red, white and blue light up a Fourth of July sky, there's nothing that feels more patriotic.        

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Thomas Rhett’s Wife Frowns Upon His Bad Habit

Thomas Rhett

Thomas Rhett photo by Justin Nolan Key, courtesy of The Valory Music Co.

Thomas Rhett and his wife Lauren have been married for about eight months. Besides adjusting to married life and Thomas’ hectic touring schedule, Lauren has also learned to accept one of his bad habits – his tobacco dipping.

“It’s a horrible habit,” Thomas said. “My dad has chewed tobacco for a long time and so it kinda runs in the family. I’ve really tried to cut back. Lauren does not like it but when I do it, she is like, ‘You know that it’s not good for ya.’ And I say, ‘I know.’”

Thomas has a goal of quitting – someday. “One of these days I will stop,” he said. “I guess that’s what every dipper says, but I really do plan on stopping.”

Thomas’ latest single, “It Goes Like This,” has already cracked the Top 30.

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Keith Urban Jams With Gregg Allman at Ryman Show

Hunter Hayes Debut Album Makes Long Climb to No. 1

After a record-setting 89-week climb, Hunter Hayes' self-titled debut CD has finally reached the top of Billboard's country chart, buoyed there, it appears, by the June 18 release of the deluxe edition of the album.

Carrie Underwood “Sees” No. 1 Again on Top 20

Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood photo courtesy of Sony Music Nashville.

Carrie Underwood current single title is prophetic. She makes it two weeks straight at No. 1 on GAC’s Top 20 Country Countdown with her new video, “See You Again.” Host Nan Kelley counted down this week’s Top 20 videos, chosen by you, with Blake Shelton and Tim McGraw with Taylor Swift and featuring Keith Urban rounding out the Top 3. New videos from Taylor and Florida Georgia Line also make the countdown!

Top 20 Photo Gallery »

Want to re-watch some of your favorite interviews? Head over to our Top 20 section for videos, photos and more! You can also catch Top 20 Extras, cast your votes and take a look at the current chart to see where your favorite videos land. Visit our Top 20 section »

This Week’s Chart:

  1. Carrie Underwood – “See You Again”
  2. Tim McGraw w/Taylor Swift ft. Keith Urban – “Highway Don’t Care”
  3. Blake Shelton – “Boys ‘Round Here”
  4. Little Big Town – “Your Side of the Bed”
  5. Tate Stevens – “Power Of A Love Song”
  6. Darius Rucker – “Wagon Wheel”
  7. Gary Allan – “Pieces”
  8. Pistol Annies – “Hush Hush”
  9. Kip Moore – “Hey Pretty Girl”
  10. The Band Perry – “DONE”
  11. Brad Paisley – “Beat This Summer”
  12. Lady Antebellum – “Goodbye Town”
  13. Hunter Hayes – “I Want Crazy”
  14. Jason Aldean – “1994”
  15. Luke Bryan – “Buzzkill”
  16. Taylor Swift featuring Ed Sheeran – “Everything Has Changed”
  17. Taylor Swift – “22”
  18. Kacey Musgraves – “Blowin’ Smoke”
  19. Katie Armiger – “Playing With Fire”
  20. Florida Georgia Line – “Round Here”

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Carrie Underwood “Sees” No. 1 Again on Top 20

Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood photo courtesy of Sony Music Nashville.

Carrie Underwood current single title is prophetic. She makes it two weeks straight at No. 1 on GAC’s Top 20 Country Countdown with her new video, “See You Again.” Host Nan Kelley counted down this week’s Top 20 videos, chosen by you, with Blake Shelton and Tim McGraw with Taylor Swift and featuring Keith Urban rounding out the Top 3. New videos from Taylor and Florida Georgia Line also make the countdown!

Top 20 Photo Gallery »

Want to re-watch some of your favorite interviews? Head over to our Top 20 section for videos, photos and more! You can also catch Top 20 Extras, cast your votes and take a look at the current chart to see where your favorite videos land. Visit our Top 20 section »

This Week’s Chart:

  1. Carrie Underwood – “See You Again”
  2. Tim McGraw w/Taylor Swift ft. Keith Urban – “Highway Don’t Care”
  3. Blake Shelton – “Boys ‘Round Here”
  4. Little Big Town – “Your Side of the Bed”
  5. Tate Stevens – “Power Of A Love Song”
  6. Darius Rucker – “Wagon Wheel”
  7. Gary Allan – “Pieces”
  8. Pistol Annies – “Hush Hush”
  9. Kip Moore – “Hey Pretty Girl”
  10. The Band Perry – “DONE”
  11. Brad Paisley – “Beat This Summer”
  12. Lady Antebellum – “Goodbye Town”
  13. Hunter Hayes – “I Want Crazy”
  14. Jason Aldean – “1994”
  15. Luke Bryan – “Buzzkill”
  16. Taylor Swift featuring Ed Sheeran – “Everything Has Changed”
  17. Taylor Swift – “22”
  18. Kacey Musgraves – “Blowin’ Smoke”
  19. Katie Armiger – “Playing With Fire”
  20. Florida Georgia Line – “Round Here”

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Carrie Underwood “Sees” No. 1 Again on Top 20

Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood photo courtesy of Sony Music Nashville.

Carrie Underwood current single title is prophetic. She makes it two weeks straight at No. 1 on GAC’s Top 20 Country Countdown with her new video, “See You Again.” Host Nan Kelley counted down this week’s Top 20 videos, chosen by you, with Blake Shelton and Tim McGraw with Taylor Swift and featuring Keith Urban rounding out the Top 3. New videos from Taylor and Florida Georgia Line also make the countdown!

Top 20 Photo Gallery »

Want to re-watch some of your favorite interviews? Head over to our Top 20 section for videos, photos and more! You can also catch Top 20 Extras, cast your votes and take a look at the current chart to see where your favorite videos land. Visit our Top 20 section »

This Week’s Chart:

  1. Carrie Underwood – “See You Again”
  2. Tim McGraw w/Taylor Swift ft. Keith Urban – “Highway Don’t Care”
  3. Blake Shelton – “Boys ‘Round Here”
  4. Little Big Town – “Your Side of the Bed”
  5. Tate Stevens – “Power Of A Love Song”
  6. Darius Rucker – “Wagon Wheel”
  7. Gary Allan – “Pieces”
  8. Pistol Annies – “Hush Hush”
  9. Kip Moore – “Hey Pretty Girl”
  10. The Band Perry – “DONE”
  11. Brad Paisley – “Beat This Summer”
  12. Lady Antebellum – “Goodbye Town”
  13. Hunter Hayes – “I Want Crazy”
  14. Jason Aldean – “1994”
  15. Luke Bryan – “Buzzkill”
  16. Taylor Swift featuring Ed Sheeran – “Everything Has Changed”
  17. Taylor Swift – “22”
  18. Kacey Musgraves – “Blowin’ Smoke”
  19. Katie Armiger – “Playing With Fire”
  20. Florida Georgia Line – “Round Here”

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Top 10 Country Tweets of the Week

Country music stars sure love Twitter! This week, Carrie Underwood shares a photo from her teenage years, Martina McBride and James Otto reflect on parenting, Brad Paisley’s wife, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, crashes his photo op and Hunter Hayes blends in at The Today Show. Here are our picks for this week’s Top 10 Country Tweets Of The Week:

Carrie Underwood & Tracy Byrd

Photo courtesy of Twitter.com/carrieunderwood.

Carrie Underwood – CarrieUnderwood: Doing some cleaning…look what I found! Must’ve been about 13 here. Me and Tracy Byrd.

Jake OwenJakeOwen: Huge thanks to all my fans and friends at Country Radio for my 4th #1 in a row off Barefoot Blue Jean Night album. New music comin’ soon!! ????

Jerrod NiemannJrodFromOz: I wanna wish my folks a happy anniversary….35 years. I love them so much

 

Jason Aldean

Photo courtesy of Twitter.com/JasonAldean.

Jason AldeanJason_Aldean: Takin over @williebosshog office at the @Duck_Commander / @Buck_Commander headquarters. New sheriff in town son!!!

Martina McBride – MartinaMcBride: I love being a mom. Every age holds challenges, blessings, tears, and laughter. #mykidsaresocool

James Otto – JamesOtto: It’s rough raising a daughter. A little boy threw sand in my daughters eyes on the play ground & I wanted to shake him like salt shaker

Rolling Stones, Brad Paisley & Kimberly Williams-Paisley

Photo courtesy of Twitter.com/RollingStones.

Brad Paisley – BradPaisley: There’s always that chick that breaks up a band…RT @RollingStones: before going on stage in Philadelphia

Blake SheltonBlakeShelton: Statement just made in the Shelton household: “After you throw that snake out please get the scorpion off the door!!! #country

Kacey MusgravesKaceyMusgraves: Ran into a bus today. Luckily it wasn’t moving. Still hurt like a mofo. #fail

Hunter Hayes

Photo courtesy of Twitter.com/HunterHayes.

Hunter Hayes – HunterHayes: Can you see me? @todayshow

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Top 10 Country Tweets of the Week

Country music stars sure love Twitter! This week, Carrie Underwood shares a photo from her teenage years, Martina McBride and James Otto reflect on parenting, Brad Paisley’s wife, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, crashes his photo op and Hunter Hayes blends in at The Today Show. Here are our picks for this week’s Top 10 Country Tweets Of The Week:

Carrie Underwood & Tracy Byrd

Photo courtesy of Twitter.com/carrieunderwood.

Carrie Underwood – CarrieUnderwood: Doing some cleaning…look what I found! Must’ve been about 13 here. Me and Tracy Byrd.

Jake OwenJakeOwen: Huge thanks to all my fans and friends at Country Radio for my 4th #1 in a row off Barefoot Blue Jean Night album. New music comin’ soon!! ????

Jerrod NiemannJrodFromOz: I wanna wish my folks a happy anniversary….35 years. I love them so much

 

Jason Aldean

Photo courtesy of Twitter.com/JasonAldean.

Jason AldeanJason_Aldean: Takin over @williebosshog office at the @Duck_Commander / @Buck_Commander headquarters. New sheriff in town son!!!

Martina McBride – MartinaMcBride: I love being a mom. Every age holds challenges, blessings, tears, and laughter. #mykidsaresocool

James Otto – JamesOtto: It’s rough raising a daughter. A little boy threw sand in my daughters eyes on the play ground & I wanted to shake him like salt shaker

Rolling Stones, Brad Paisley & Kimberly Williams-Paisley

Photo courtesy of Twitter.com/RollingStones.

Brad Paisley – BradPaisley: There’s always that chick that breaks up a band…RT @RollingStones: before going on stage in Philadelphia

Blake SheltonBlakeShelton: Statement just made in the Shelton household: “After you throw that snake out please get the scorpion off the door!!! #country

Kacey MusgravesKaceyMusgraves: Ran into a bus today. Luckily it wasn’t moving. Still hurt like a mofo. #fail

Hunter Hayes

Photo courtesy of Twitter.com/HunterHayes.

Hunter Hayes – HunterHayes: Can you see me? @todayshow

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