Sterling Whitaker is a Nashville-based musician and music journalist. He is the author of two books: 'Unsung Heroes of Rock Guitar' and 'The Grand Delusion: The Unauthorized True Story of Styx.' He has appeared as a guest on VH1, BBC Radio and radio all over North America. Whitaker is also very involved in animal rescue.
Martina McBride’s Father in Law Dies at 85
Martina McBride and her family have suffered a terrible personal loss. The singer's father-in-law, John Douglas McBride, has passed away.
‘Hee Haw’ Producer Sam Lovullo Dead at 88
One of the men responsible for bringing country music to mainstream television has passed away. Hee Haw producer and casting director Sam Lovullo died on Jan. 3 in California at the age of 88.
Alan Jackson’s Mother Dead at 86
Alan Jackson's mother, Mrs. Ruth Musick "Mama Ruth" Jackson, has passed away at her home in Georgia. She was 86.
Brett Eldredge Posts Terrifying Video of Snake Crawling Out of His Toilet [Watch]
Brett Eldredge certainly had an unpleasant surprise waiting for him when he went into his bathroom on Wednesday (Jan. 4). The country singer shared a video via social media of a nasty-looking snake that he found crawling up out of his toilet.
Mel Tillis Goes Home From the Hospital, Asks for Continued Prayers
Mel Tillis has finally returned home after spending most of a year under care in Nashville, and the country legend is thanking fans for their continued support.
Thomas Rhett Shares ‘American Spirit’ in New Video [Watch]
Thomas Rhett kicked off the new year with a special thank you to his loyal fans. The country superstar dropped a new video on Dec. 31 for a track titled "American Spirit," paying tribute to hard-working Americans all across the U.S.
Blake Shelton Performs, Rings in New Year With Gwen Stefani [Watch]
Blake Shelton was a busy man on New Year's Eve, performing on live television and still managing to share a kiss with his girlfriend, Gwen Stefani.
Country Tours Hitting the Road in 2017
Some of the biggest touring acts in country music will be taking the how on the road again in 2017, along with some veteran acts and first-time headliners.
Darius Rucker Salutes James Taylor at 2016 Kennedy Center Honors [Watch]
Darius Rucker gave a once-in-a-lifetime performance during the 2016 Kennedy Center Honors on Tuesday night (Dec. 27). The South Carolina native paid tribute to James Taylor with a powerful medley of "Sweet Baby James" and "Carolina in My Mind."
Miranda Lambert Performs on ‘Home for the Holidays’ [Watch]
Miranda Lambert took the stage at the televised Home for the Holidays concert on Dec. 23, performing three songs.
Dan + Shay Singer Shay Mooney Reveals Sex, Name of New Baby
Dan + Shay singer Shay Mooney and his fiancee turned to social media to reveal the gender of the child they're expecting, as well as the meaning behind the name they've picked out.
5 Cover Songs We’d Like to Hear Sundance Head Sing
Sundance Head won Season 11 of The Voice on Tuesday night (Dec. 13) after a season-long string of killer performances in a huge variety of styles, but there are still any number of popular and country songs that we'd love to hear him cover.