Not Country?
Not Country?
/ September 18, 2013 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – What seemed like the next round of artist vs. artist criticisms was misconstrued and taken out of context, according to one of the parties involved. Gary Allan says his answer to Larry King’s question about whether or not Carrie Underwood and Taylor Swift are country has been spun in a way he didn’t intend. The interview took…

Kenny Chesney Grows a Beard
Kenny Chesney Grows a Beard
/ September 17, 2013 7 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – Who knew? The perennially clean-shaven Kenny Chesney is changing up his look and has grown a beard. While we’re used to the singer’s baby face, we bet his scores of female fans will love this new, rough and tumble look. If we didn’t know it’s Chesney, we wouldn’t know it’s Chesney. The reddish…

Jennifer Nettles: ‘I Will Make Fun of You on Twitter if You’re Negative’
Jennifer Nettles: ‘I Will Make Fun of You on Twitter if You’re Negative’
/ September 17, 2013 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – If you follow Jennifer Nettles on Twitter, watch what you say. The songstress doesn’t put up with negativity — in fact, if she sees it, she’ll call you out. But, she’s not going to infiltrate your Twitter feed with lots of negative comments. Instead, she’s going to laugh with her friends. She tells Country Weekly,…

Scotty McCreery Has ‘Epic Fall’ During Iowa Concert
Scotty McCreery Has ‘Epic Fall’ During Iowa Concert
/ September 17, 2013 0 COMMENTS

(Radio Iowa) – Some country singers would be embarrassed if they took a spill in front of an audience of fans. But, not Scotty McCreery. He took an epic fall during Saturday’s (Sept. 14) show at the Clay County Fair in Spencer, Iowa and instead of trying to erase it from his memory, he broadcasted it. The…

Trace Adkins, Danica Patrick to Host American Country Awards
Trace Adkins, Danica Patrick to Host American Country Awards
/ September 17, 2013 2 COMMENTS

(Radio Iowa) – It’s a surprising, yet very intriguing combination. Country crooner Trace Adkins and NASCAR driver Danica Patrick are teaming up to host the fourth annual American Country Awards on Fox. Although this is Adkins’ fourth time serving as host of the annual awards show, Patrick has never stepped onstage to take part in the show. For the…

George Strait, Reba McEntire Join George Jones Tribute Concert
George Strait, Reba McEntire Join George Jones Tribute Concert
/ September 16, 2013 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – If George Jones were still alive, he’d likely be mighty pleased to see the talented roster for his farewell concert. New additions have just been announced, with icons such as George Strait, Reba McEntire and others to gather together to pay tribute to Possum, celebrating his lengthy and lasting contributions to country music. Jones’ devoted wife, Nancy…

Carrie Underwood Brings Adorable Little Girl Onstage to Sing ‘See You Again’
Carrie Underwood Brings Adorable Little Girl Onstage to Sing ‘See You Again’
/ September 16, 2013 1 COMMENTS

  What is it about kids singing country music? It’s irresistible every single time. Luke Bryan recently had an adorable show-stealer onstage with him, and now it’s happened again — this time to Carrie Underwood. The songstress invited a special little girl named Brooklyn to sing with her at the Puyallup Fair concert in Washington state on Friday (Sept. 14). Although…

Zac Brown: Luke Bryan’s New Song ‘Is the Worst I’ve Ever Heard’
Zac Brown: Luke Bryan’s New Song ‘Is the Worst I’ve Ever Heard’
/ September 16, 2013 0 COMMENTS

Zac Brown took tailgate, moonlight and daisy dukes songs to task during a recent radio interview. The singer held nothing back with his opinion of certain modern day country sounds, including the latest single from Luke Bryan. When asked about the heated argument between purists and fans of the next generation of country music, Brown tells Vancouver,…

Taylor Swift, Brenton Thwaites Dating Rumors Squashed
Taylor Swift, Brenton Thwaites Dating Rumors Squashed
/ September 13, 2013 0 COMMENTS

Being a world famous superstar has its perks and its downfalls. Taylor Swift knows this firsthand; it seems that she can’t even look at a guy without rumors swirling — even if the sparks aren’t flying. After the 2013 Toronto Film Festival, Swift chatted it up with Australian actor Brenton Thwaites. And from that very first connection, dating rumors hit the media. But…

LeAnn Rimes Pays a Visit to the Emergency Room in Ireland
LeAnn Rimes Pays a Visit to the Emergency Room in Ireland
/ September 13, 2013 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – LeAnn Rimes took a trip to the emergency room in Dublin, Ireland on Thursday (Sept. 12), following a coughing fit that wouldn’t quit. The result: 100 percent vocal rest and a canceled show. It all began when Rimes started coughing unconrtollably. She detailed the next few hours with tweets to fans. “Never…