Garth Brooks Says He “Left It Up to Karma” to Decide Whether to Sing at the Trump Inauguration

Garth Brooks confirms that his longtime friend and inaugural organizer Steve Wynn approached him about singing at President-elect Donald Trump’s ceremonies later this week, but ultimately, he “left it up to karma,” to decide what to do.  In the end, the addition of three new concerts on his Cincinnati, Ohio run meant he wouldn’t be able to play the festivities in Washington, D.C. anyway. “I’m going to tell you, with this whole presidential thing, we’ve […]

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Toby Keith, Lee Greenwood and More Set to Sing for President-Elect Trump

A number of country stars will take part in Friday’s inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. Toby Keith and Lee Greenwood will perform at the Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration Thursday on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. This will be the “God Bless the U.S.A.” hitmaker’s fourth inaugural appearance, having participated in the ceremonies for Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush. Toby addressed any potential controversy about his participation in a […]

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Why Michael Ray’s Grandma Finally Believes He’s Made It

Michael Ray will ask Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb to “Think a Little Less,” as he makes his Today show debut on January 24. “Growing up watching Kathie Lee and the Today show, it’s an honor to be asked to be on and perform…” says the Florida native. “This is one of those times my grandmother thinks I finally made it!” he jokes. You can catch the fourth hour of NBC’s morning talk show […]

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Nicole Kidman Says Keith Urban Is “Maxed Out” When It Comes to Kids

It looks like there won’t be more kids for Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman, even though the Oscar-winning actress would love to have a larger family. In an interview with the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire, Nicole confesses Keith is the hold-out. “He’s kinda maxed out,” the star of Lion revealed. “He’s like, ‘I’m done baby, I’m done. Let’s just focus on what we have.’” Nicole, who has two older children with ex-husband Tom Cruise, says she […]

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No Arm Wrestling Required: Justin Moore and Lee Brice Kick Off Co-Headlining Tour

Tonight, Justin Moore kicks off the American Made Tour with Lee Brice at Banker’s Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. The “You Look Like I Need a Drink” hitmaker is ready to let the good times roll. “I’ve been a fan of [Lee’s] for a long time,” Justin says. “Having the opportunity to work with him in that capacity should be a lot of fun, so we’re looking forward to it.” With two headliners on the […]

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Jake Owen Gets His Own Field of Dreams in His Hometown

A lifelong dream will come true for Jake Owen later this year, as Jake Owen Field opens in his hometown of Vero Beach, Florida. The “American Country Love Song” singer found out about the honor after playing the 6th Annual Dinner, Auction and Concert for the Kevin Harvick Foundation in December. The field will be a partnership between the charity founded by the NASCAR Champion and the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation. It will be made […]

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Blake Shelton Is Giving Sundance Head the Chance to Shine on Tour

When Blake Shelton sets out on his Doing It to Country Songs Tour next month, he’ll be taking season-11 Voice winner Sundance Head with him. “I’m just excited about being able to perform with a great entertainer and learn something from him while I’m on the road,” Sundance says of the opportunity to work with his mentor. “It’s going to be the most fun thing I’ve ever done.” Season 2 contestant RaeLynn, whose single “Love […]

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That Don’t Impress Me Much: Dierks Bentley Says All His Kids Care About Is the Bus

Sure, Dierks Bentley may be one of the biggest stars in country music, but the CMA-winning, Grammy-nominated hitmaker admits his kids aren’t all that impressed. In fact, when Dad’s on TV, he says there’s no guarantee they’ll even tune in — and that’s partially by design. “They don’t watch too much of the shows,” Dierks says of 8-year-old Evie, 6-year-old Jordan and 3-year-old Knox. “They don’t really watch a lot of TV stuff. I don’t […]

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Darius Rucker Teams Up with Robert Randolph for “Love Do What It Do”

Darius Rucker just broke into country’s top 30 with the lead single from his upcoming new album, the tune titled “If I Told You” — and that’s not the only place you can hear the Hootie and the Blowfish frontman these days. Darius guests on Robert Randolph & the Family Band’s new album, Got Soul. The South Carolina native joins the pedal steel virtuoso on the track titled “Love Do What It Do.” Randolph’s record […]

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Keith Urban Is Off to the Races in 2017

Keith Urban is off to the races — quite literally. The Aussie superstar is set to play the annual Legends Day concert on Saturday, May 27, ahead of the Indy 500 on Sunday. Dustin Lynch and Clayton Anderson will be his special guests on stage at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Keith won’t be sticking around for the big race, however, because he’ll be off to another major track. He’ll play the Country 500 festival May 28 […]

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