Kacey Musgraves’ Golden Hour dawns on Saturday Night Live

It’ll be Golden Hour on Saturday Night Live next month, as Kacey Musgraves is the musical guest on one of the final new episodes of the season. Kacey will perform new music from her third studio album, Golden Hour, on the May 12 show. Comedian Amy Schumer, who’s promoting her new movie I Feel Pretty, will host. SNL wraps its 43rd season the following week, with host Tina Fey and musical guest Nicki Minaj. You can catch the show Saturday nights at 11:30 p.m. ET on NBC.

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“Call your congressman!”: Reba needs YOU to make the Reba reboot happen

The campaign for a Reba reboot continues, and Reba McEntire wants your help to make it happen. “Call your congressman!” Reba joked backstage at Sunday’s ACM Awards. “I don’t know what’s gonna happen,” she went on. “I’ve been trying to get a reboot ever since we left. We had so many more stories to tell. So I hope we get to work it out. I hope it happens.” With shows like Roseanne, Will & Grace, and Murphy Brown all enjoying a second life, […]

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Chris and Morgane Stapleton’s twin boys are home, after arriving more than a month early

Just days after we learned Chris Stapleton missed Sunday’s ACM Awards because of the birth of his twin sons, his wife and musical partner Morgane is revealing more about the two new little ones in their lives. “Thank you for all the love!” she shared on Instagram, along with a photo with the newborns. “We’re so grateful to finally be home with our sweet family.” Morgane goes on to thank the doctors and nurses at Centennial Hospital in Nashville. “At […]

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Kane Brown brings it back to #1 on the country albums chart

Kane Brown’s self-titled debut returns to #1 on Billboard’s country albums charts this week, making it the set’s eleventh time at the top. Kacey Musgraves’ Golden Hour got in between Kane and #1 last week, but it now slips to second place. Kane’s getting plenty of good news from Billboard this week: Monday, he found out he’s nominated for Artist, Album and Song for “What Ifs” with Lauren Alaina at the upcoming Billboard Music Awards. This week, Kane’s follow-up single, “Heaven,” ascends to […]

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Will Jason Aldean follow his third Entertainer of the Year trophy with a #1 album?

Jason Aldean started the week by performing on the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards, followed up shortly after by winning his third consecutive Entertainer of the Year trophy at the event. Since big TV appearances typically turn into big album sales, Rearview Town — Jason’s new record that came out Friday — should be on track for a huge debut. “I’d be lying if I said I didn’t pay attention to that stuff,” Jason admits. “But, you know, […]

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Sam Hunt, Chris Stapleton lead 2018 Billboard Music Awards country nominees

The full list of nominees for the 2018 Billboard Music Awards has been revealed, and Chris Stapleton and Sam Hunt lead the country nominees, with five nods each. Sam finds himself nominated for both Top Country Artist and Top Male Artist, as well as Top Country Song for “Body Like a Back Road.” He also receives two nods in the all-genre categories of the Billboard Chart Achievement Award and Top Selling Song, for “Body Like a Back Road.” Chris, meanwhile, is nominated in […]

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Kenny Chesney’s new single is off to a great start: “Sometimes you hit a nerve”

Kenny Chesney knew he had to record “Get Along” as soon as he heard it, and the response the singer is getting to his new single reaffirms his belief in its message. “In every conversation I find myself in, some part of the sentiment of this song just keeps coming up,” Kenny says in a statement. “Everyone, no matter what they believe, is tired of the angriness and divisiveness that’s out there… It seems like getting […]

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Listen now: Sugarland shares “Bigger,” title track from upcoming album

Sugarland will release their first album in nearly eight years on June 8, but you can hear the project’s title track now. Co-written by Kristian Bush and Jennifer Nettles, “Bigger” is a triumphant track with hand-clap rhythms and slick production that has Jennifer urging you to not give up. “We were born for better days/We’ll find a way/Yeah, we’re gonna be bigger/Don’t give up,” Sugarland sings on the chorus. “Bigger” is the first hint of new music from the […]

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American Idol fans call Luke Bryan “horrible” and “awful” for his decisions on who to cut

Luke Bryan has a tough job on American Idol, figuring out which contestants get sent home and which ones go through to the next round. In an interview with Extra at the ACM Awards on Sunday in Las Vegas, the singer admits that some fans are angry at his decisions. “I wasn’t prepared for the fans to get so mad at me for people that we send home, but we have to send somebody home,” he reasons. The “Most People […]

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Miranda Lambert praises Carrie Underwood following ACM Awards performance

The ACM Awards marked Carrie Underwood‘s return to the stage following a bad fall late last year, and the singer had a cheerleader in Miranda Lambert. Speaking to reporters following her three wins at the awards show Sunday evening in Las Vegas, the “Keeper of the Flame” singer praised Carrie’s perseverance. “It makes me proud to be a woman in this industry when I see her sing up there and do that,” she says of Carrie’s live […]

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