Garth Brooks’ Charley Pride Duet Happened Because of Death Rumor

Garth Brooks thought he’d missed his opportunity to sing with Charley Pride. Fortunately, he was wrong. Brooks’ new album Fun, out Friday (Nov. 20), features a poignant duet with the recent CMA Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award winner. In an interview with the Washington Post, the younger country legend shares that an internet rumor of Pride’s death […]

Lee Brice: The Hey World Conversation

by Alison Bonaguro 6h ago On the verge of releasing his 5th studio album Hey World, due out Friday (Nov. 20), Lee Brice let me know just where he stood on albums: he is and always will be an Album Guy. When he called to talk about the making of this new batch of music, […]

Luke Bryan’s Wife Caroline In a Walking Boot After Another Injury

This has not been a good year for Caroline Bryan‘s legs. Luke Bryan‘s wife had to see a doctor again after injuring herself doing something stupid. That’s not us judging. Bryan said as much on Instagram, where she shared a photo of herself with a boot on her right leg, holding the family dog, who […]

What Dolly Parton Has to Say About Her Covid-19 Research Donation

by Alison Bonaguro 8h ago By now, eight months after Covid-19 arrived in the U.S., everyone knows that a vaccine would be the answer to almost all of our prayers. And thanks to Dolly Parton, some of those prayers are being answered at warp speed. When I donated the money to the Covid fund I […]

Country Trio Triumph With Tanya Tucker Classic on ‘The Voice’

The Voice Season 19 knockout rounds came down to a battle between two of Blake Shelton‘s favorite artists on Tuesday night (Nov. 17), leading to a moment with a very surprising ending. Shelton pitted the two classic country acts on his team against each other for the knockout round on Tuesday, watching Ben Allen square […]

Tyler Hubbard Moves Back Home After Covid-19 Quarantine

by Alison Bonaguro 3h ago It seems like just yesterday that Florida Georgia Line’s Tyler Hubbard announced that he’d tested positive for Covid-19 and that he’d be quarantining inside his tour bus in his driveway. So even though he couldn’t be with his family, he could be near them. All in order to protect his […]

Aaron Scott & Ian Flanigan Try Out Creedence Classic

Monday night (Nov. 16) wrapped up the last of the Battles rounds on The Voice, and although it wasn’t too hectic a night for country music in general, coach Blake Shelton was able to show off a pair of his more promising team members before making a final decision on who would stay with his […]

This Is How Bob Dylan Landed in a Country Song

by Alison Bonaguro 8h ago Embedded from Rita Wilson wrote her latest single “I Wanna Kiss Bob Dylan” with Caitlyn Smith and Jennifer Decilveo, and she says she was inspired to write it after a deep dive into an old album from 1997 and after getting a little closer to what she calls Dylan’s […]

Blake Shelton Wins People’s Choice Award, Calls Out Gwen Stefani

The year 2020 has been quite the bummer, but Blake Shelton is making the best of it, riding high with a variety of personal and professional triumphs—the latest of which being his award of Top Country Artist at the annual People’s Choice Awards Sunday (Nov. 15). While he’d been cooling his heels for most of the […]

LISTEN: Shania Twain and Kelsea Ballerini Put a “Hole in the Bottle” Together

by Alison Bonaguro 11/13/2020 Kelsea Ballerini has been dropping hints on Instagram, Twitter and TikTok about this all week long. And now, it’s here. Her inevitable and highly anticipated collaboration with Shania Twain on Ballerini’s “hole in the bottle” hit was released late on Thursday night (Nov. 12). Embedded from The hints Ballerini was […]