Jason Aldean Calls CMA Awards Snub ‘Frustrating’ and ‘Disappointing’
Jason Aldean Calls CMA Awards Snub ‘Frustrating’ and ‘Disappointing’
/ September 16, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – The 2014 CMA Awards nominees were recently announced, but one big name notably was missing from the list. Despite having a huge touring year in this year alone, Jason Aldean‘s name was nowhere to be found. If Aldean had been nominated for Entertainer of the Year, it would have been for a…

Keith Urban Cancels Show After Nicole Kidman’s Father’s Unexpected Death
Keith Urban Cancels Show After Nicole Kidman’s Father’s Unexpected Death
/ September 16, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Keith Urban has pulled out of a scheduled show at the Washington State Fair after the unexpected death of wife Nicole Kidman’s father, Dr. Antony Kidman. The Seattle Times reports that Urban’s Sept. 13 show has been canceled. The fair website announced they’ll have more details on ticket refunds later, adding: The Washington State Fair has received notification from Keith…

Miranda Lambert Cries While Singing to 7-Year-Old Fan With Cancer
Miranda Lambert Cries While Singing to 7-Year-Old Fan With Cancer
/ September 16, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) - Miranda Lambert may be sassy as all get out, but at her core, she’s a softie with a big heart. At a concert in Texas on Saturday (Sept. 13), Lambert sang ‘Over You’ to a 7-year-old fan stricken with cancer … and it left the superstar in tears. As Lambert strode across the…

Luke Bryan Brings Kid Onstage, Gives Him a Lesson in Butt-Shakin’
Luke Bryan Brings Kid Onstage, Gives Him a Lesson in Butt-Shakin’
/ September 8, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) - Luke Bryan is known for shaking it, but usually, he goes at it alone. However, on a recent tour stop in Chicago, the superstar decided to share the wealth, bringing a young fan onstage to teach him some of his most famous moves. Bryan hit Soldier Field at the close of August, and…

Carrie Underwood Shows Off Adorable Baby Bump at Ravinia Festival
Carrie Underwood Shows Off Adorable Baby Bump at Ravinia Festival
/ September 8, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – Less than a week after announcing her pregnancy, Carrie Underwood stepped out to perform at Ravinia Festival with her baby bump in full view. Underwood performed two nights at the United States’ oldest outdoor music festival over the weekend, Sept. 6 and 7. And leave it to the ‘All-American Girl’ to make being pregnant…

Lady Antebellum’s Dave Haywood Welcomes Baby Boy
Lady Antebellum’s Dave Haywood Welcomes Baby Boy
/ September 8, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Lady Antebellum‘s collective family just grew by 10 tiny fingers and 10 tiny toes. The trio’s Dave Haywood welcomed his first child with wife Kelli Cashiola Haywood on Sunday (Sept. 7). ‘Cash’ comes from Kelli’s maiden name, Cashiola, while Van is Dave’s father’s name.  Baby Cash — who weighed in at 7 pounds — arrived…

Jason Aldean Announces New Album ‘Old Boots, New Dirt’
Jason Aldean Announces New Album ‘Old Boots, New Dirt’
/ September 5, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) - Jason Aldean has a new record coming out, and it’s going to be different from anything fans have heard before. Taking a cue from other big names (see: Taylor Swift and Brad Paisley) who have used the internet to hype up new music, Aldean has announced a new album exclusively through the popular media site BuzzFeed. ‘Old Boots,…

Garth Brooks Reveals GhostTunes Digital Music Platform
Garth Brooks Reveals GhostTunes Digital Music Platform
/ September 5, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) - Garth Brooks is embracing the digital age of music in his own unique way. The singer has just revealed GhostTunes, a digital music platform that promises to “unleash the creativity” and allows fans to access their downloads on any audio platform. For years, Brooks avoided letting his music be released digitally on any platform, including streaming sites….

2014 CMA Awards Nominees Revealed
2014 CMA Awards Nominees Revealed
/ September 5, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – The 2014 CMA Awards nominees are here! Congratulations are in order for many of country’s biggest stars, but especially in the (tight) race for Entertainer of the Year. Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert and hubby Blake Shelton, George Strait and Keith Urban are up for the honor, which will be presented when the red carpet rolls out in November. Shelton,…

Trisha Yearwood Reveals New Music, ‘PrizeFighter’ Album
Trisha Yearwood Reveals New Music, ‘PrizeFighter’ Album
/ August 25, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) - Trisha Yearwood revealed plans for a new album and sang three new songs during a media event in Nashville on Tuesday night (Aug. 19). The superstar has signed with Sony and RCA Records, the same label that husband Garth Brooks announced a deal with in July. An admittedly nervous Yearwood took the stage in front…