Get a look at the next generation of Dan + Shay

If you’ve wonderered what Shay Mooney’s baby son looks like these days, all you need to do is check out the proud papa’s socials to find out. Shay shared a photo of his dark-eyed, well-fed little one with a full head of hair, adding “Happy 4 months Asher James! Me and momma are pretty dang proud.” Shay and Asher’s mom, former Miss Arkansas USA Hannah Billingsley, have been engaged since last August. He says he […]

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Why Eric Church is doing a whole lot better than just Holdin’ (His) Own

This weekend, Eric Church wraps his Holdin’ My Own Tour with two sold-out shows at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena — but then again, capacity crowds are the rule these days for the hitmaking star. In fact, Eric has sold out all 60 shows on the four-month North American trek, causing Pollstar to proclaim it the “#1 most-attended music tour in the world so far this year.”  Along the way, the North Carolina native also cancelled more […]

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Little Big Town’s recipe for “Happy People”: Just add wine

In the past, Little Big Town’s Karen Fairchild and Kimberly Schlapman have both launched their own fashion and food empires, respectively. But now the CMA and ACM Vocal Group of the Year is embarking on their first non-musical venture together: they’re going into the wine business. “This is the first collaboration outside of the band that the four of us have worked on together,” Karen says, “and it’s a natural extension of what we hold […]

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The Star Wars moment that brought Brad Paisley to tears

Forty years ago today, Star Wars premiered in theaters across America. For Brad Paisley, it was a film that rocked his world. “Well, I saw it the first time when I was five,” he tells ABC Radio, “and I was blown away and my life was changed like everyone else who has that story.” Fast forward to release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens in 2015, and the stage was set for Brad to realize […]

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FGL’s ready to take a bite out of the Big Apple Friday on GMA’s Summer Concert Series

Friday morning, Florida Georgia Line will be up bright and early to kick off the Memorial Day weekend on Good Morning America’s Summer Concert Series. Brian Kelley says it’s a wake-up call he and Tyler Hubbard don’t mind one bit. “Oh, it’s something that we look forward to every year,” he tells ABC Radio. “We always hope we get that call to go play the Summer Concert Series. It always feels good that time in […]

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Reunited, and it feels so good: Kelsea Ballerini can’t wait to spend the summer with her buds Lady A

Early in her career, Kelsea Ballerini hit the road with Lady Antebellum as their opening act. That experience not only exposed the superstar-in-waiting to a new array of fans, it also forged a lasting bond with the trio, particularly with Hillary Scott. “She had a surprise party for me at her house for my 21st birthday,” the now-23-year-old Kelsea recalls. “And she’s celebrated my first two number ones with me; I was out of town […]

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Why Kelly Clarkson is making Blake Shelton dread the new season of The Voice

Kelly Clarkson and Blake Shelton are longtime pals, but Blake says he’s a little concerned about her joining The Voice as a coach for the show’s next season. Speaking to Entertainment Tonight, Blake says, “Well, I can tell you that I used to think Miley Cyrus would be the person that talks the most, ever in the history of this show. Now that they brought in Kelly Clarkson… oh, my God. Oh, my God.” He […]

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Lauren Alaina is “Doin’ Fine,” even though she’s living a country song

Lauren Alaina is following up her first #1 with one of the most personal songs of her career so far. With lyrics like “Daddy got sober, Momma got his best friend” based on her parents’ struggles, divorce and remarriages, you might expect “Doin’ Fine” to be a bit of a downer, but that’s not the case. “‘Doin’ Fine’ is a really special song because it’s uplifting, but really honest at the same time,” Lauren says […]

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“We know a lot about bars”: Why Midland’s “Drinkin’ Problem” is the real deal

With their debut single firmly seated in country’s top-20, the new trio Midland is off to the kind of start that makes you think they may be around for a while. Lead singer — and former Calvin Klein model — Mark Wystrach attributes some of the success of “Drinkin’ Problem” to something legendary songwriter Dean Dillon once told the band. “He said, ‘Boys, write what you know.’ And we know a lot about bars,” Mark […]

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It’s a boy! Jason Aldean shares his baby’s gender reveal on Instagram

Jason Aldean already has two girls, and soon he’ll have a baby boy. On Monday, the ACM Entertainer of the Year and his wife Brittany Kerr shared their gender reveal on Instagram. “Today is the day….. what’s it gonna be? Boy or girl!” Jason posted, along with a photo of the couple holding “It’s a girl!” and “It’s a boy!” balloons. He followed up with a video of his whole family popping balloons filled with […]

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