All posts in September 2016

William Michael Morgan Drops the Needle on Vinyl

It sure feels good to be around people like William Michael Morgan — the kind of rowdy folks he sings about in Vinyl’s opening barn burner “People Like Me.” They’re the kind of party people who love God and country, live hard, love fast and who tell it like it is because they lack a... Read more »

Lauren Alaina Set for Film Debut in Road Less Traveled

A new movie based on Lauren Alaina’s new single “Road Less Traveled” is being made in Knoxville, Tennessee and it stars the American Idol alum herself. According to Billboard, Alaina plays the role of Charlotte, a bride-to-be who struggles trying to find a balance between her upcoming wedding with her songwriting career in Los Angeles.... Read more »

Kelsea Ballerini Will Always Have Paris

When Kelsea Ballerini tweeted the little airplane emoji for her Nashville-to-Paris flight on Tuesday (Sept. 27), I was a little jealous. Then I checked out her Instagram feed, and now I’m a lot jealous. Every picture is as well-crafted as one of her songs. And sharing the vacation with her is her boyfriend Morgan Evans.... Read more »

Forever Country: Jon Pardi Covers ‘Forever and Ever, Amen’ – Taste of Country


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Forever Country: Jon Pardi Covers 'Forever and Ever, Amen'
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He's getting ready to go out on the road with Kip Moore as part of his fall slate, titled the Me and My Kind Tour. It kicks off Sept. 30 in Oklahoma City and wraps Dec. 8 in Detroit. To promote it, the guys recently took some fans on a ride around town ...

Luke Bryan: 40 Isn’t as Bad as 30

When Ellen DeGeneres had Luke Bryan on her show recently, she started out by asking him the one thing I know he doesn’t like to talk about. His 40th. But he immediately told DeGeneres that turning 40 wasn’t all that bad. “Thirty was tough,” Bryan said. “It hit me pretty rough.” But since turning 40... Read more »

Flatt Lonesome Big Winner at the 27th Annual Bluegrass Music Awards Show

The band Flatt Lonesome dominated the 27th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards Thursday night (Sept. 29), harvesting laurels for album, song and vocal group of the year. Held at the Duke Energy Center in Raleigh, North Carolina, the event also dealt multiple honors to the Earls of Leicester and Becky Buller. The Earls won the... Read more »

Kacey Musgraves on Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team in 4 Minutes

Two-time Grammy winner Kacey Musgraves stopped by DCC rehearsal's on last week's episode of Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making The Team. She even danced with the DCC hopefuls -- and killed it, obviously.

Strait Out of the Box: Part 2 Coming to Walmart

George Strait’s Strait Out of the Box: Part 2 will be released Nov. 18 exclusively at Walmart. Following 1995’s multi-platinum Strait Out of the Box, the new three-disc compilation features 56 songs spanning his career from 1996 to 2016 and includes 36 hit singles and 26 No. 1s. His new single “Goin’ Goin’ Gone” is... Read more »

Aaron Lewis: “I Own the Fact That I’m Not Perfect”

The scent of Aaron Lewis’ last cigarette hangs in the air as he’s asked what Willie Nelson’s bus smells like. Lewis smiles and says, “Heaven.” It has been a pretty legendary end of summer 2016 for the Staind front man. He just completed a run of shows with Nelson in Canada and the Northeast. In... Read more »

Kelsea Ballerini’s New Fleeting Love Song

Love doesn’t last forever. And yet, the love songs about how fleeting it can be sure do. That’s why I’m sure this new song of Kelsea Ballerini‘s is bound to last. She previewed a very short portion of the song on social media, and explained where her heart was. She’d shared it on Snapchat first,... Read more »