Jason Aldean’s new mansion will boast a bowling alley and a pool “like Sandals beach resort”

(NOTE LANGUAGE) These days, Jason Aldean and his family are living in a temporary space after selling their house in January, as he and his wife, Brittany, await completion of their dream home. When it’s finished, Jason’s new address will have quite a few features worthy of an ACM Entertainer of the Decade. “I kind of always feel like a douchebag talking about this stuff,” the Georgia native confesses.  “But my old house had a bowling alley… and had […]

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Miranda’s “got a wild card up [her] sleeve,” and she’ll show her hand on Thursday

When Miranda Lambert said she was anxious to put out new music, she wasn’t kidding. First, she debuted the new track “Locomotive” during CMA Fest in Nashville in June. Then in mid-July, she released her new single, “It All Comes Out in the Wash.” Last Friday, she delivered the rocking “Mess with My Head,” and on Thursday, it looks like we can expect another new song. “Stay tuned…tomorrow,” Miranda teased on her socials on Wednesday, along with a short […]

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Newcomer Matt Stell reveals it wasn’t his love affair that inspired his breakthrough hit, “Prayed for You”

Newcomer Matt Stell is a co-writer on his top-fifteen debut single, “Prayed for You.” But it was actually his collaborator, Allison Veltz, who came up with the idea for the hit song. “She came in and… a week before [had just met the man] who turned out to be her husband,” Matt tells ABC Radio. “And she was riding high from that, and had this title, just ‘I Prayed for You.'” “I think she said, you know, ‘Bigger than I […]

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Dylan Scott believes “Old Town Road” could inspire his toddler son to pursue the family business

As “Old Town Road” spends its nineteenth week atop Billboard‘s Hot 100, practically everyone is obsessed with the smash hit by Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus. And that includes Dylan Scott‘s son, Beckett, who’ll turn two in December. “He’s singing,” Dylan explains. “He [doesn’t] know what he’s singing, but he started singing… It’s kind of cool.” “We all know the song ‘Old Town Road,’ right? So literally, the song will come on, and his head starts going just like […]

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Listen now: The Highwomen update Willie, Waylon, Kristofferson, and Cash’s namesake tune

For the title track of the new album by the all-female supergroup the Highwomen, Maren Morris, Brandi Carlile, Natalie Hemby, and Amanda Shires re-imagine 1985’s “Highwayman,” previously recorded by Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson, and Waylon Jennings. This time, however, they’ve updated and re-worked the lyrics from a female perspective, Carlile tells Rolling Stone. “We rewrote it with fates that befell women,” she says. “A doctor convicted of witchcraft, an immigrant who dies trying to get over the border but got the kids over safe and […]

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Luke Combs’ sophomore album will arrive November 8

The wait for Luke Combs’ much-anticipated sophomore album will soon be over: It’s set to arrive on November 8. Those are about the only details we know right now, as Luke made the announcement with a straight-to-the-point tweet on Thursday morning: “New album. November 8.” Stay tuned for more information about the title, track listing, and lead single from Luke’s second album. His debut, This One’s For You, is currently spending its 44th week atop Billboard’s Top Country […]

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Willie Nelson cancels tour because of “a breathing problem”

Willie Nelson has canceled the remainder of his current tour due to what he describes as “a breathing problem.” “To my fans, I’m sorry to cancel my tour, but I have a breathing problem that I need to have my doctor check out,” Nelson posted in a brief message on his social media just after midnight.  “I’ll be back.  Love,  Willie.” The 86-year-old music legend had just finished playing a show at Toledo, Ohio’s Huntington Center when the […]

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Blake Shelton says “God’s Country” “reignited his excitement” when he felt his recording career was “slipping”

Wednesday evening at Music City’s Ole Red Nashville venue, Blake Shelton celebrated the chart-topping success of his multiple-week number one, “God’s Country,” with its writers: Devin Dawson, HARDY, and Jordan Schmidt. “I’ve been very fortunate as a recording artist to get the right songs along the way,” Blake observes. “I write a little bit, but I’ve always considered myself a singer first.” “I’m just the kind of guy that I want to make the best records I can possibly make,” […]

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Lady A delivers a “Picture” of their next album on Friday

Lady Antebellum is giving fans a better “Picture” of what their next album will be like. This week, the trio announced their new track — titled “Pictures” — will be available to stream or download on Friday. It’s the first taste of new music from Hillary Scott, Charles Kelley, and Dave Haywood since they released their current top-25 single, “What If I Never Get Over You.” Lady A’s most recent album, Heart Break, came out in the summer of 2017. Their new project […]

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Keith Urban remembers when success was “just around the corner,” and “They just kept moving the corner”

Keith Urban is arguably at the pinnacle of his career so far, as the reigning Entertainer of the Year for both the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music. But Keith hasn’t forgotten what it was like to be a struggling artist. The Aussie superstar recalls that even then, it seemed he got just enough encouragement to keep on going. “I didn’t have any choice,” he laughs. “I didn’t really have a backup plan, […]

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