Garth Brooks Releasing Box Set
Garth Brooks Releasing Box Set
/ November 11, 2013 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) - Garth Brooks is back, and his newest project, ‘Blame It All on My Roots: Five Decades of Influences’ will be available just before Thanksgiving, giving every country fan a huge reason to be grateful as they’re slicing into the turkey. The singer made the big announcement during the last 15 minutes of GAC‘s television special on…

Jason Aldean Coming to Wells Fargo Arena
Jason Aldean Coming to Wells Fargo Arena
/ November 11, 2013 0 COMMENTS

CMA Entertainer of the Year nominee Jason Aldean has become one of the biggest live touring acts in the nation, known for his high-intensity, unbridled performances, shows that sell out in just minutes and for smashing dozens of all-time venue attendance records.  Today the CMA and ACM Award winner announced that his Night Train Tour will stop in Des Moines on Thursday,…

Brad Paisley Helps Police Put Cancer Hoaxer Who Catfished Many in Jail
Brad Paisley Helps Police Put Cancer Hoaxer Who Catfished Many in Jail
/ November 8, 2013 0 COMMENTS

Brad Paisley made it his mission to track down the woman who fooled him, his wife and possibly two dozen others into thinking she was a little girl dying of cancer. And he succeeded. Hope Jackson was the perpetrator of the catfish hoax, uncovered over the span of a year. (Taste of Country) – ABC’s ‘Nightline’ aired…

Turning 30 and Upcoming Album Inspired Miranda Lambert’s Weight Loss
Turning 30 and Upcoming Album Inspired Miranda Lambert’s Weight Loss
/ November 8, 2013 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – Miranda Lambert told reporters backstage at the 2013 CMA Awards that her upcoming 30th birthday inspired her new, slimmer, healthier figure. Her secret isn’t so secret — exercise and better eating habits allowed her to shed unwanted pounds. “I just feel like I needed to get ahead of the game,” Lambert says,…

2013 CMA Awards Winners – Full List
2013 CMA Awards Winners – Full List
/ November 8, 2013 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – The 2013 CMA Awards winners earn respect and recognition from their fans and country music peers, plus a really cool, really heavy glass trophy to put on their mantel, tour bus or coffee table. Tim McGraw won two CMAs before the 2013 broadcast even started on Nov. 6. His wins for Music Video…

Zac Brown and Wife Expecting Fifth Child
Zac Brown and Wife Expecting Fifth Child
/ November 1, 2013 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – It’s officially the Zac Brown Brood, as baby No. 5 is on the way for the Zac Brown Band frontman. The bearded, beanie-wearing singer and wife Shelly will welcome the new addition in early 2014. The good news was shared on the band’s official Twitter account. “We’re excited to share the news that…

Kix Brooks Responds to Ronnie Dunn’s ‘Beginning of the End for B&D’ Remarks
Kix Brooks Responds to Ronnie Dunn’s ‘Beginning of the End for B&D’ Remarks
/ November 1, 2013 0 COMMENTS

How much Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn got along during the later years of their partnership has always been an interesting and hotly debated, but mostly behind-the-scenes, conversation. After breaking up in 2010, neither member of Brooks and Dunn did much to squash those rumors, but no one stoked the fire, either. That was until recently, when their personal dynamic took…

Jason Aldean Donates Big Bucks for Breasts During Concert for the Cure
Jason Aldean Donates Big Bucks for Breasts During Concert for the Cure
/ October 30, 2013 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – Friday (Oct. 25) marked Jason Aldean‘s 8th annual Concert for the Cure in New Orleans, and this time, the singer wrote his biggest donation check to date. As a result of the 2013 event, Aldean donated a whopping $575,826 to help fight breast cancer. He has been raising money throughout the course…

Kenny Rogers to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award
Kenny Rogers to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award
/ October 30, 2013 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker and Jennifer Nettles will take the stage to honor Kenny Rogers after the country legend is presented with the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award during the 2013 CMA Awards. The award was introduced last year in an effort to honor an iconic artist. It recognizes someone who has achieved international fame through music, concerts and…

Taylor Swift to Perform for Prince William and Kate Middleton
Taylor Swift to Perform for Prince William and Kate Middleton
/ October 29, 2013 0 COMMENTS

(ABC News) – Taylor Swift has been in the presence of music royalty many times, as she’s one of the biggest names in the entertainment industry. Now, she’s going to be hobnobbing with real royalty — the one and only Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton. Swift is slated to perform at the Centrepoint…