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…

Julianne Hough Apologizes After Blackface Halloween Costume Causes a Stir
Julianne Hough Apologizes After Blackface Halloween Costume Causes a Stir
/ October 29, 2013 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – Julianne Hough exercised some serious misjudgment when she attended a Halloween party for Casamigos Tequila in Hollywood on Friday (Oct. 25). The singer, actress and dancer went dressed up as Crazy Eyes from the Netflix original series ‘Orange Is the New Black,’ complete with orange prison garb … and blackface. The latter…

Man Killed After Being Hit by Jason Aldean’s Tour Bus
Man Killed After Being Hit by Jason Aldean’s Tour Bus
/ October 29, 2013 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – Jason Aldean was onboard his tour bus when a man who reportedly walked in front of it was struck and killed early Monday morning (Oct. 28). Albert Kennedy was pronounced dead at the scene. No other injuries have been reported, although details are scarce. ABC News reports that Kennedy walked into the middle…

Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert Still Not Divorcing … or Having a Baby
Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert Still Not Divorcing … or Having a Baby
/ October 25, 2013 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – The rumor mill is once again abuzz with talk of a potential Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert divorce. As he has in the past, once Shelton caught wind of the rumors, he took to social media to address them. The National Enquirer is again reporting that Shelton and Lambert are heading for a divorce, one that wouldallegedly cost…

Garth Brooks Plotting His Big Return to Country?
Garth Brooks Plotting His Big Return to Country?
/ October 25, 2013 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – Country fans everywhere, rejoice — well, maybe. Legend Garth Brooks is hinting at a possible return to the music business (finally) following a 10 year hiatus. The Grammy-winning recording artist sent the following message to his fans, “The sevens have aligned. It has begun … Thank you for believing … love, g.” The…

Wynonna Judd Defends Sister Ashley After Wendy Williams’ Cruel Comments
Wynonna Judd Defends Sister Ashley After Wendy Williams’ Cruel Comments
/ October 25, 2013 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – Wynonna Judd leapt to the defense of her little sister Ashley after talk show host Wendy Williams attacked the actress over the fact that she is married without children. The country star took to Twitter to comment on how what Williams said was unacceptable. Williams was recapping celebrity news and referenced Ashley, who has…

Tim McGraw Can Rap, Nelly Reveals
Tim McGraw Can Rap, Nelly Reveals
/ October 24, 2013 0 COMMENTS

(Radio Iowa) – Rap and country aren’t so distant these days. If you’ll remember, rapper Nelly joined forces with Tim McGrawnearly ten years ago for the hit song ‘Over and Over,’ and again this past year with Florida Georgia Line for a remix of ‘Cruise.’ Since he’s gotten to know a few country artists, Nelly has some secrets about them…

Dolly Parton Heading to Europe on 2014 Blue Smoke World Tour
Dolly Parton Heading to Europe on 2014 Blue Smoke World Tour
/ October 24, 2013 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – Europe is going country next year! The one and only Dolly Parton will pack up and heading across the pond on her Blue Smoke World Tour in 2014. The iconic and well-loved singer has announced shows in June and July in England, Ireland, Scotland, Denmark, Germany and Norway, as well as a return…

Thomas Rhett ‘Humbled and Honored’ by Success of ‘It Goes Like This’
Thomas Rhett ‘Humbled and Honored’ by Success of ‘It Goes Like This’
/ October 24, 2013 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – Thomas Rhett has started with a song and ended with a number one hit. The singer landed his first-ever No. 1 recently with his ridiculously catchy latest single, ‘It Goes Like This.’ Not only that, but ‘It Goes Like This’ is also a top-seller on the iTunes Country Singles chart, with a…