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Kellie Pickler on New Reality Show: ‘It’s an Open Book’

November 6th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Kellie Pickler and husband Kyle Jacobs’ new reality series ‘I Love Kellie Pickler’ captures their life at home. Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic From her sixth-place finish on American Idol to a winning appearance on Dancing With the Stars, Kellie Picker is no stranger to TV land. But the country singer now has her own show, a 13-episode [...]

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Hear ‘Nashville’ Star Chris Carmack’s Aching ‘Pieces of You’

September 29th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

During his first three seasons on ABC’s Nashville, Chris Carmack portrayed up-and-coming — and closeted — country singer Will Lexington. The Season Three finale, in which Will publicly came out, altered his dramatic arc and sent the character into self-imposed exile. But at the same time, Carmack is raising his own public profile and getting [...]

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On the Charts: Zac Brown Band ‘Hyde’ Out at Number One

May 6th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

The top spot on the Billboard 200 is staying in the Southeast as the Alabama Shakes bequeathed the Number One spot to Georgia’s Zac Brown Band and their new album Jekyll + Hyde. The group’s fourth studio album sold 228,000 total units in its debut week on the Billboard 200, giving the band their third consecutive Number One [...]

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Hear Brian Wilson’s Sunny New Song ‘Sail Away’

March 24th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Brian Wilson wants to “follow the sun to the white sand beaches” on his lush new single, “Sail Away.” The track, which finds the singer-songwriter harmonizing with fellow Beach Boys alumni Blondie Chaplin and Al Jardine, premiered Monday at Wall Street Journal. “We [tried] to recapture the feeling of Beach Boy harmonies in the 1960s,” [...]

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Madonna, Rihanna, Sam Smith to Perform at iHeartRadio Awards

March 10th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

The iHeartRadio Music Awards usually rival the Grammys and VMAs when it comes to star power, and this year’s ceremony at the Shrine in Los Angeles keeps that tradition alive by featuring performances by Madonna, Rihanna, Iggy Azalea, Sam Smith, Snoop Dogg and many more. Taylor Swift will also make an appearance during the show and Jamie Foxx [...]

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Watch Carrie Underwood’s ‘Waiting All Day for a Super Bowl Fight’ Video

February 4th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Two days before the Big Game, the NFL has released Carrie Underwood’s “Waiting All Day for a Super Bowl Fight,” Super Bowl XLIX’s official theme song. Sidebar Country Music Fans’ Guide to the Super Bowl » Stacked high with synthesizers, power chords and banjo, “Waiting All Day for a Super Bowl Fight” is a reworked [...]

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Hear Carrie Underwood’s ‘Waiting All Day for a Super Bowl Fight’

January 31st, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

Two days before the Big Game, the NFL has released Carrie Underwood’s “Waiting All Day for a Super Bowl Fight,” Super Bowl XLIX’s official theme song. Sidebar Country Music Fans’ Guide to the Super Bowl » Stacked high with synthesizers, power chords and banjo, “Waiting All Day for a Super Bowl Fight” is a reworked [...]

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Ronnie Milsap to Be Focus of Country Hall of Fame Exhibit

January 13th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

By Stephen L. Betts | January 12, 2015 Country-pop superstar — and recent Country Music Hall of Fame inductee — Ronnie Milsap will be the subject of a new exhibit at the Nashville museum. Opening February 6th, “Ronnie Milsap: A Legend in My Time” will take a closer look at the lengthy career of the artist who [...]

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Watch Cassadee Pope Cover Bon Jovi in Concert

January 8th, 2015 · No Comments · Guitar

By Joseph Hudak | January 7, 2015 Cassadee Pope was just three years old when Bon Jovi released their album Keep the Faith in 1992, but the country singer is well-acquainted with the Jersey rockers’ most famous power ballad from that album. In a special video she released to fans on New Year’s Eve, Pope performs [...]

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Rodney Atkins Preps First Greatest Hits Album

December 23rd, 2014 · No Comments · Guitar

By Beville Dunkerley | December 23, 2014 Rodney Atkins will release his first greatest hits collection in February. The album will include his six chart-toppers: “If You’re Going Thru Hell (Before the Devil Even Knows),” “Watching You,” “These Are My People,” “Cleaning This Gun (Come On in Boy),” “It’s America” and “Take a Back Road.” [...]

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