George Strait Eyeing a Post-Retirement Getaway
George Strait Eyeing a Post-Retirement Getaway
/ March 17, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) - George Strait is planning to ride off into the sunset with a tropical vacation! The country mainstay is still enjoying the final leg of his Cowboy Rides Away Tour, crisscrossing the country one last time to play for his fans. But with his impending retirement, Strait says he’s ready for some much needed…

Taylor Swift Is Richest Artist of the Past Year
Taylor Swift Is Richest Artist of the Past Year
/ March 12, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) - Taylor Swift is music’s biggest money maker! In Billboard’s annual ranking of the highest-paid musicians of the past year, America’s country sweetheart tops the list with earnings, outranking everyone from Justin Timberlake to Luke Bryan and Fleetwood Mac. The country icon may be just 24, but she has a comfortable lead on her richest musician counterparts. With earnings topping…

Miranda Lambert: Dueting With Carrie Underwood Is ‘Very, Very Intimidating’
Miranda Lambert: Dueting With Carrie Underwood Is ‘Very, Very Intimidating’
/ March 12, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) - Miranda Lambert‘s forthcoming ‘Platinum’ album promises to be full of humor, nostalgia and femininity, but it also includes fellow country star Carrie Underwood. Lambert admits that the exciting collaboration was nerve-racking, to say the least. “Singing with Carrie Underwood is very, very intimidating — I mean, I’ll be honest,” the songstress dishes to Yahoo. “She…

Trace Adkins Surprises Fans With Opry Appearance
Trace Adkins Surprises Fans With Opry Appearance
/ March 12, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – Making his first public appearance since his father’s death and a stay in rehab, Trace Adkins took the stage for a surprise performance at the Grand Ole Opry on Tuesday (March 11). Adkins joined the country group Exile for their hit ‘Kiss You All Over,’ which he turned into a duet on his album ‘Love…

Carrie Underwood Dishes on Her Ultimate Leg Workout
Carrie Underwood Dishes on Her Ultimate Leg Workout
/ March 5, 2014 0 COMMENTS

It’s no secret that Carrie Underwood has some of the best legs in country music. But perfectly toned legs don’t come naturally, and the superstar works hard to keep hers in tip-top shape. Though, Underwood doesn’t do all the hard work on her own. According to Glamour, the singer calls in her favorite trainer, Erin Oprea, to help…

Toby Keith Announces 2014 Shut Up & Hold on Tour
Toby Keith Announces 2014 Shut Up & Hold on Tour
/ March 5, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – As promised, Toby Keith had a big announcement for fans on Monday (March 3), and he didn’t disappoint. The superstar is embarking on a 2014 tour in just a few short months, as revealed to fans via YouTube. Keith ‘warned’ his Twitter followers on Sunday that they should be on the lookout for…

Hank Williams, Jr. and Alabama Sign on to Play SeaWorld Shows
Hank Williams, Jr. and Alabama Sign on to Play SeaWorld Shows
/ March 5, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – Controversy over SeaWorld has been rocking the boat both socially and in country music, and while some artists have declined to play at the park’s events, others are on the other side of the pool. Hank Williams, Jr. and Alabama have signed on to perform at SeaWorld’s Bands, Brews & BBQ events this weekend. As the…

Taylor Swift Stuns at Pre-Oscars Events
Taylor Swift Stuns at Pre-Oscars Events
/ March 3, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) -Country-pop superstar Taylor Swift shined brightly among the superstars at the 2014 pre-Oscars parties, stunning in glittery dresses. At the Weinstein Company’s Academy Award Party on Saturday (March 1), Swift looked positively ethereal in a white Chantilly lace-embroidered gown. The long-sleeved Oscar de la Renta frock hit at the knee, and Lorraine Schwartz jewelry…

2014 iHeartRadio Music Awards Nominees Announced
2014 iHeartRadio Music Awards Nominees Announced
/ March 3, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – iHeartRadio has announced the first-ever iHeartRadio Music Awards, set for May 1, 2014. Naturally, the nominees feature some of the most popular country artists of today. Taylor Swift and Blake Shelton lead the way for country music, with nominations in three categories. They’re followed closely by red-hot duo Florida Georgia Line and party-ready Luke Bryan, who each…

Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton Buy a House in Nashville
Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton Buy a House in Nashville
/ March 3, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) - Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert are adding a Nashville zip code to their address book! In an exclusive interview with Taste of Country’s Sam Alex, Lambert confirms that she and her equally famous husband have purchased a house in Music City. The power couple are Oklahoma natives, and the ‘Automatic’ singer proclaims that they still…