A new name in radio begins with a familiar voice on Monday night, July 2. Taste of Country Nights will air nightly from 7PM to midnight on 34 country stations nationwide Monday through Friday. Host Jeremy Robinson promises a house party atmosphere on his new show, with people dropping by at any moment with (or without) an invite.
You now have a chance to decide the best new songs in country music every day! Starting July 2, the Taste of Country Showdown will run online and on the air daily. With the launch of Taste of Country Nights on 34 radio stations across America, you’ll get to hear even more of the hottest hits from the hottest artists in country music. Today’s challengers are Blake Shelton and his new song ‘Over’ against Zac Brown Band and their latest, ‘The Wind.’
The country music went world wide in June 2012. Stars tweeted from all over, including during trips to London, Australia and from the audience of the CMT Music Awards in Nashville. They serve drinks at that awards show, which led to more than a few funny tweets. Two of those made the Top Tweets of June 2012 list.
It’s Blake Shelton‘s birthday today! The famous country music star, reality television coach and Twitter smart-alec turns 36-years-old. It’s hard to believe he’s been cranking out hits for over a decade. Which of Shelton’s songs is your all-time favorite?
There’s a moment in just about every Colt Ford single when one braces for the Georgia born songwriter’s hip-hop-country delivery. “How far from center will he travel,” one wonders — with trepidation or excitement, depending on perspective. On ‘Back,’ his new single with Jake Owen on the chorus, Ford is in the upper bowl of the arena as Owen puts on a show at center stage.
Waylon Jennings would celebrate his 75th birthday today. There’s no better reason to explore his catalog, listen to the ‘Ultimate Waylon Jennings’ album or reflect on the life of one of country music’s greatest legends. Check out this list of the Top 10 Waylon Jennings Songs, and then decide, which is the all-time greatest of his hits?
The 2012 CMT Music Awards are a collection of both superstars and hot, new country talent. This week, stars like Carrie Underwood and Eric Church have been rehearsing their performances, while newcomers like Kip Moore, Jana Kramer and the FARM look to take the stage for the very first time. Scroll through these photos of artists preparing for Wednesday’s (June 6) CMT broadcast.
Kenny Chesney's new single makes a Top 10 debut on the Taste of Country list of the Top 40 Country Songs of June 2012. 'Come Over' is one of three songs about 'Over' — including 'Over' by Blake Shelton and 'Over You' by Miranda Lambert — to make this list. None of those three are in the Top 5 however. Those positions go to songs that are at the top of sales, Billboard and request charts.
Country music has a long tradition of supporting the troops, with stars like Toby Keith, Kellie Pickler and Darryl Worley taking frequent trips overseas to play for the men and women stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan. Of course, before the Gulf Wars, country musicians were quick to join the USO to play for troops stationed just about anywhere. While only a minority of Nashville’s best served in the military, more than a few on this list may surprise you.
Famous flat-picker, singer and folk legend Arthel ‘Doc’ Watson is in critical condition after a fall at his home in Deep Gap, N.C. on Monday. While his daughter said he didn’t break any bones in the accident, it appears he’s suffering from an infection.
There are dozens (if not hundreds) of country songs about moms, and many country singers are even mothers themselves. For this reason, the Mother’s Day holiday is sure to be one that is surely not going to be overlooked on any humble artist’s calendar. Take a look at the women who helped shape the ladies and gents of country music — the ones that give us so much wonderful music year after year — in this list of Country Stars and Their Moms.
An online critic with harsh words for ‘The Voice’ singer RaeLynn is feeling the wrath of the blonde cutie’s coach today. Blake Shelton read a personal assault on his 17-year-old singer’s performance from Monday night and fired back with a (not so safe for work) series of tweets.
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