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Don’t Expect Kenny Rogers to Pull a Miley Cyrus
Kenny Rogers has been a country music superstar for decades, enjoying the kind of longevity that most artists would sever a limb for. As an icon and a legend in his genre, he doesn't need to resort to pulling publicity stunts like Miley Cyrus, daughter of fellow country singer Billy Ray Cyrus, …
Keith Urban Says ‘American Idol’ Gig Helped Him Gain Fresh Perspective for ‘Fuse’
Keith Urban was a busy many for the past year. In addition to touring and releasing the new album 'Fuse,' there was his gig on 'American Idol,' along with all the promotion (and side drama) that accompanied it. It might seem like 'Idol' would be a distraction that would negatively effect or detract …
Will Hoge Gives His Two Cents on Who Is Country and Who Isn’t
There's an internal war being waged in the country genre right now, with Zac Brown saying he is ashamed of the genre and calling Luke Bryan's new track 'That's My Kinda Night' the worst he's ever heard, despite espousing his love for the singer.
Are Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman Planning for More Kids?
Keith Urban and his Oscar-winning wife Nicole Kidman are parents to two lovely daughters: Sunday Rose, 5, and Faith Margaret, 2 1/2, the latter of which was born via gestational carrier in December 2010. The Kidman-Urbans are already a beautiful family, but will they expand their brood to …
Hit Songwriter Luke Laird Welcomes Baby Boy
Congrats to hit songwriter Luke Laird, who has co-written tracks for heavyweights like Carrie Underwood, Hunter Hayes and Jason Aldean. He and his wife Beth welcomed a baby boy.
Jake Owen Celebrates Summer in ‘Days of Gold’ Video
Jake Owen is a well-documented adrenaline junkie in his personal life, and some of that personality trait manifests itself in his 'Days of Gold' video.
Carrie Underwood Remembers ‘Yesterday’ at the 2013 Emmys
It's fitting that Carrie Underwood performed the Beatles' beloved 1965 classic 'Yesterday' at the 2013 Emmys, which aired Sunday night (Sept. 22).
Taylor Swift and Hunter Hayes Get ‘Crazy’ at Final U.S. Date of the Red Tour
For her final show of the American leg of the 2013 Red Tour -- and the third night of a sold-out trio of concerts at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville -- Taylor Swift wanted 'Crazy,' and she got it.
Taylor Swift and Rascal Flatts Team Up for ‘What Hurts the Most’ in Nashville
Taylor Swift won't ever forget where she came from. While she straddles the line between pop and country, the singer kept her Keds firmly planted in the country genre during the second of three sold-out stints at the Bridgetone Arena in Nashville last night (Sept. 20) by inviting Rascal Flatts …
Dierks Bentley to Perform ‘I Hold On’ on ‘America’s Got Talent’ Finale
'America's Got Talent' will wind down its latest season tonight (Sept. 18). The popular talent competition will do so with a little help from country star Dierks Bentley who will perform his brand new single 'I Hold On.' While most performers seek fame on the &apos…
Brad Paisley Begins Filming ‘I Can’t Change the World’ Project in Haiti
Brad Paisley is passionate about helping the people of Haiti. Seven months ago, he visited the region to help build clean water stations. Now, he has returned to the country as part of the human-centered film project that accompanies his ballad 'I Can't Change the World.'
Kelly Clarkson Planning for a Baby Following Wedding to Brandon Blackstock
Here's another terrific reason Kelly Clarkson ditched a big wedding ceremony in favor of eloping with fiancé Brandon Blackstock: She's planning for a baby!