First Ruling in Ex-Employee’s Lawsuit Goes Against Garth Brooks
First Ruling in Ex-Employee’s Lawsuit Goes Against Garth Brooks
/ August 12, 2013 0 COMMENTS

A former employee is suing Garth Brooks for over $400,000, and a judge’s decision as to where the case will be heard went against the singer. Lisa Sanderson is suing Brooks for $425,000 in unpaid bonuses and salary, as well as punitive damages. Lawsuit documents filed by Sanderson on April 15 show her argument that she was not properly compensated…

Judge Dismisses Curb Records’ Latest Lawsuit Against Tim McGraw
Judge Dismisses Curb Records’ Latest Lawsuit Against Tim McGraw
/ August 12, 2013 2 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – There’s some good news for Tim McGraw that spells bad news for his former label, Curb Records. The two sides have been embroiled in years of legal battles, and the latest victory falls in favor of the country singer. A U.S. District Court has dismissed Curb’s latest lawsuit against McGraw and his new label Big…

Kellie Pickler Covers George Jones’ ‘White Lightning’
Kellie Pickler Covers George Jones’ ‘White Lightning’
/ August 7, 2013 0 COMMENTS

While there isn’t really anything cuter than little kids singing George Jones‘ iconic song ‘White Lightning,’ Kellie Pickler was pretty adorable in her own rendition of the loved singer’s hit. The ‘Someone Somewhere Tonight’ singer visited Sirius XM recently and covered the song in an acoustic set. With her pixie cut and casual sweater and jeans, she charmed everyone,…

Date Set for Sugarland, Indiana State Fair Stage Collapse Trial
Date Set for Sugarland, Indiana State Fair Stage Collapse Trial
/ August 7, 2013 0 COMMENTS

Approximately 60 people affected by the stage collapse at the Indiana State Fair two years ago will get their day in court this winter. A trial date has been set for those looking to hold Sugarland and the companies responsible for building the stage accountable. WRTV, the ABC affiliate in Indianapolis, Ind., reports that proceedings will begin in February…

Kid Rock Sends Message to Burglars After Home Invasion: ‘I Would Not Hesitate to Shoot’
Kid Rock Sends Message to Burglars After Home Invasion: ‘I Would Not Hesitate to Shoot’
/ August 5, 2013 0 COMMENTS

On Wednesday (July 31), Kid Rock‘s home in Michigan was burglarized, and the sometimes country singer had no problem publicly dishing out the surveillance photos — and a serious warning to any would-be burglars. Thanks to Rock’s security system, it was relatively easy to see the man, who rammed the driveway gate open with a white…

Sugarland’s Kristian Bush Gets Turned Into a Green Video Game Monster
Sugarland’s Kristian Bush Gets Turned Into a Green Video Game Monster
/ August 5, 2013 1 COMMENTS

Sugarland‘s Kristian Bush can now add a new job title to his resume: video game character creator. Or … something like that. The Grammy-winning singer joined forces with Big Blue Bubble, Inc. to create a new character for My Singing Monsters, the company’s award-winning musical video game. Bush’s character is based on his real-life persona. The…

Country Artists With Alter Egos
Country Artists With Alter Egos
/ August 5, 2013 0 COMMENTS

A number of country music’s biggest stars have taken on new personas to flush out new creative opportunities, and not all of these alter egos were meant as jokes. Sure, one can’t imagine Charles Kelley of Lady Antebellum pursuing a full-time career as Dick Fantastic, but several superstars did just that. Garth Brooks isn’t the only one to…

Kenny won’t tour in 2014
Kenny won’t tour in 2014
/ August 5, 2013 0 COMMENTS

For only the second time since 2001,Kenny Chesney plans to take a summer off the road, namely next summer, as in 2014. Kenny says he wants to put the music first. “I love touring more than anyone in the world,” Kenny tells The Hollywood Reporter. “I love the band, the crew, the whole team—and it’s weird to not be looking at…

Kenny Chesney ‘Shocked’ by Riley Cooper Racial Slur Video
Kenny Chesney ‘Shocked’ by Riley Cooper Racial Slur Video
/ August 2, 2013 2 COMMENTS

Kenny Chesney has reacted to a video showing Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper making threats and using a racial slur at the country singer’s June 9 concert. Chesney says he was shocked by the video, which recently surfaced on YouTube. In a lengthy statement, the star goes on to admonish Cooper’s use of the N-word. “I…

Shania Twain Will Still Be the One With Las Vegas Return
Shania Twain Will Still Be the One With Las Vegas Return
/ August 2, 2013 0 COMMENTS

Shania Twain will light up the the Colosseum’s stage at Caesars Palace again soon, showing everyone that she’s still the one. This October, her award-winning show ‘Shania: Still the One’ will have clamoring to see what the singer calls a “dream performance scenario. ” After a four-month break, the Queen of Country Pop is gearing up…