Garth Brooks Wins $226K Lawsuit Against Former Employee
Garth Brooks Wins $226K Lawsuit Against Former Employee
/ February 19, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – A jury decided that the money Garth Brooks gave to longtime Red Strokes Entertainment CEO Lisa Sanderson was a loan, meaning she’ll need to repay $226,000 to the singer. After Thursday’s verdict was read, Sanderson said she did “absolutely not” have the money to repay him. The sum includes interest from…

Garth Brooks Fourth Show to Comeback Special Event in Ireland
Garth Brooks Fourth Show to Comeback Special Event in Ireland
/ February 4, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Garth Brooks is high in demand all over the world. After selling out his Garth Brooks Comeback Special Event in Dublin, Ireland in 90 minutes, he’s added a fourth concert! (Taste of Country) – The event just keeps getting bigger. When it was first announced in January, the icon had two shows booked for July 25 and 26, 2014 before…

Blake Shelton Taps the Band Perry as Advisors on ‘The Voice’
Blake Shelton Taps the Band Perry as Advisors on ‘The Voice’
/ February 4, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – Sibling group the Band Perry will bring their musical expertise to NBC’s ‘The Voice’ in Season 6, helping out fellow country mainstay Blake Shelton‘s team. Kimberly, Reid and Neil Perry have talent running through their veins, and they’re going to use their knowledge to mentor Team Blake, who has won three of the past…

Miranda Lambert Announces ‘Automatic’ as First Single From Fifth Album
Miranda Lambert Announces ‘Automatic’ as First Single From Fifth Album
/ February 3, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) - Miranda Lambert is back, even though she never really went away. The singer will release the first single from her upcoming fifth album to country radio on Wednesday, Feb. 5. ‘Automatic’ comes eight months after the release of Lambert’s last single, ‘All Kinds of Kinds.’ The new track will be the first taste…

The Band Perry to Pay for Burial of Family Killed in House Fire
The Band Perry to Pay for Burial of Family Killed in House Fire
/ February 3, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – The Band Perry are stepping forward to pay for the burial of a mom and eight children who tragically passed away in a house fire in Greenville, Ken. on Thursday (Jan. 30). The mother, LaRae Watson, and eight of her children, ages 4 to 15, died Thursday, while the father, Chad Watson, and…

Trace Adkins’ Dad Dies
Trace Adkins’ Dad Dies
/ February 3, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) - Trace Adkins‘ father has died. Aaron Adkins, a former mill worker, is remembered as a quiet and hardworking man who bestowed his love of country music on his oldest son. The singer also credits his father for his tireless work ethic. (Taste of Country) – Aaron Adkins’ passing comes just days after…

Hunter Hayes to Embark on 2014 We’re Not Invisible Tour
Hunter Hayes to Embark on 2014 We’re Not Invisible Tour
/ January 27, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – It’s a good week to be a Hunter Hayes fan! Not only did he debut his new single ‘Invisible’ at the Grammys Sunday night (Jan. 26), but also just announced his upcoming 2014 We’re Not Invisible Tour, launching March 20. The road run comes on the heels of Hayes’ sold-out CMT on Tour: Let’s Be Crazy…

Keith Urban Cries During Mass Same-Sex Wedding at 2014 Grammys
Keith Urban Cries During Mass Same-Sex Wedding at 2014 Grammys
/ January 27, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Radio Iowa) - Keith Urban let his emotions show during a mass wedding performed by rapper Queen Latifah at the 2014 Grammys on Sunday night (Jan. 26). The ceremony came late in the three-and-a-half hour CBS broadcast. While reaction on social media was decidedly mixed, the live audience gave a long ovation at the end of the…

Country’s Top 5 Moments at the 2014 Grammys
Country’s Top 5 Moments at the 2014 Grammys
/ January 27, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – Country music shined at the 2014 Grammys, with nine of Nashville’s top singers taking the stage to sing and play guitar. Collaborations and solo performances from artists like Keith Urban, Blake Shelton and Hunter Hayes were among the night’s best, but what was the best moment? Taste of Country has assembled the Top 5 country moments from the…

Trace Adkins Leaves Rehab to Buy a New Guitar
Trace Adkins Leaves Rehab to Buy a New Guitar
/ January 27, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – Songwriting may be part of Trace Adkins‘ alcohol rehabilitation, as he stepped away from treatment to buy a new guitar over the weekend. In actuality, it was a used Martin acoustic, but it’s new to him. A photo shows the brawny country singer smiling and looking healthy as he grips his new…