Keith Urban Announces Light the Fuse Tour Dates for 2014
Keith Urban Announces Light the Fuse Tour Dates for 2014
/ August 26, 2013 0 COMMENTS

Keith Urban‘s electrifying Light the Fuse Tour just sparked even more buzz. The country star has announced a third and final leg for his cross-country trek, making 2014 a year to really look forward to. The four-time Grammy Award winner is a real trooper. The tour’s first leg kicked off on July 18 in Cincinnati,…

Linda Ronstadt Reveals She Has Parkinson’s Disease
Linda Ronstadt Reveals She Has Parkinson’s Disease
/ August 26, 2013 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) - Grammy Award winner Linda Ronstadt, best known for her pop and rock hits in the ’70s and ’80s, also turned out several hit country singles and one unforgettable country album before announcing the end of her career this week. The 67-year-old has Parkinson’s disease. Ronstadt was diagnosed last winter, but says she has…

Taylor Swift Snags Female Video of the Year
Taylor Swift Snags Female Video of the Year
/ August 26, 2013 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – Taylor Swift‘s ardent, dedicated fanbase did it again. The singer won the fan-voted Female Video of the Year at the 2013 MTV VMAs, with no disruption from her nemesis Kanye West this time … thankfully! Swift proved that living well is the best revenge as she snagged the Moonman on Sunday (Aug. 25),…

‘Crash My Party’ Album Debuts at No. 1
‘Crash My Party’ Album Debuts at No. 1
/ August 21, 2013 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – Luke Bryan joins a small group of country artists who’ve watched their new albums go Gold in the first week of sales. Actually, he joins just one other artist who has done it in the last five years. ‘Crash My Party’ is the No. 1 album in America, selling almost 528,000 copies…

Kelly Clarkson Reveals Engagement Photo
Kelly Clarkson Reveals Engagement Photo
/ August 21, 2013 1 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – The wedding countdown is on for Kelly Clarkson and fiance Brandon Blackstock, as the date for saying “I do” quickly approaches. The star just shared another beautiful engagement photo, and it’s pretty dreamy. Clarkson revealed the photo via Twitter, saying, “Okay… One more from our engagement shoot ha! #TieItUp” and it certainly does not disappoint….

Dolly Parton Expanding Dollywood
Dolly Parton Expanding Dollywood
/ August 21, 2013 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – Dolly Parton is not afraid to dream big — really big. The country music icon just announced a $300 million expansion of her Dollywood theme park in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., which will make it even more of a must-see attraction. “It’s gonna be a big deal,” Parton tells ‘TODAY.’ The humongous 10-year project will boast…

Carrie Underwood Sings With 10-Year-Old Cancer Survivor
Carrie Underwood Sings With 10-Year-Old Cancer Survivor
/ August 20, 2013 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) - Seeing Carrie Underwood live in concert is a treat in itself. But singing onstage with the country superstar? For 10-year-old Kaitlyn Finn, who is a survivor of liver cancer, it was a dream come true. The sweet young girl, who connected with Underwood through the Make-a-Wish Foundation, not only got to attend the show, she was…

Jake Owen Has Part of Finger Removed
Jake Owen Has Part of Finger Removed
/ August 20, 2013 0 COMMENTS

Jake Owen had part of his right ring finger removed on Monday (Aug. 19), just hours before playing a huge free show in downtown Nashville. The procedure was a result of injuries he sustained during a go-kart accident last month. On Sunday, Owen noticed the finger was bleeding. According to WZTV-TV in Nashville, doctors recommended it be removed on Monday….

Dixie Chicks Announce a Tour Together
Dixie Chicks Announce a Tour Together
/ August 19, 2013 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – The Dixie Chicks will return to Canada this fall for their first tour of the country in seven years. The group announced the 2013 Long Time Gone Tour on Monday (Aug. 19). The run includes nine dates between Oct. 26 and Nov. 10. One of the shows, Oct. 31 in Calgary, Alb., is…

Luke Bryan Feels There’s Room for Blending Genres in Country Music
Luke Bryan Feels There’s Room for Blending Genres in Country Music
/ August 19, 2013 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – Country fans are fiercely loyal about their favorite music genre — sometimes to the point that they only want “true country artists” to identify themselves as country singers. But Luke Bryan thinks that there’s room for blending genres in today’s brand of mainstream country music. With artists like Kelly Clarkson starting to cross over into…