Carrie Underwood Makes the ‘Time 100’
Carrie Underwood Makes the ‘Time 100’
/ April 28, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – Time has chosen its 100 most influential people in the world and Carrie Underwood is representing country music. She’s one of very few musicians chosen on for a Time 100 list that includes actors, politicians and world leaders. Friend and CMA co-host Brad Paisley wrote the introduction to Underwood for the list, recalling a day in 2005…

George Jones’ Widow Nancy: ‘Never Going to Let George’s Legacy Die’
George Jones’ Widow Nancy: ‘Never Going to Let George’s Legacy Die’
/ April 28, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – The country music world shook last year when country legend George Jones died. Now one year later, family and fans gathered to honor the musician and his legacy in front of his ‘He Stopped Loving Her Today’ headstone at Woodlawn Cemetery in Nashville. Jones’ widow, Nancy, was there on Saturday (April 26) to…

Quit Complaining About Modern Country Music
Quit Complaining About Modern Country Music
/ April 18, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) - Collin Raye joins a growing list of seasoned country (and rock) singers with strong thoughts on the current Nashville sound. Raye politely told Fox News he didn’t care for the “dumbed down” sound of today, and predictably he found fans to agree with him. Taste of Country writer Billy Dukes says singers who look back…

Zac Brown Band Announce Summer Tour, Eighth Band Member
Zac Brown Band Announce Summer Tour, Eighth Band Member
/ April 18, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – Road trips are pretty awesome — especially paired with country music. Zac Brown Band are doing just that, treating fans to live shows across the country with the announcement of the Great American Road Trip Tour. Plus, they’ve added an eighth band member. The Great American Road Trip Tour kicks off on May…

Kenny Chesney Working on a New Album
Kenny Chesney Working on a New Album
/ April 18, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Kenny Chesney gave his fans some very good news on Tuesday. Even though he’s taking a summer away from the road, he’s staying busy working on another new album. It’s been only one year since Chesney released ‘Life on a Rock,’ but 18 months is an eternity for fans of the singer who released five albums…

Eric Church Says the Outsiders Tour Will Rely on More Than Hits
Eric Church Says the Outsiders Tour Will Rely on More Than Hits
/ April 14, 2014 0 COMMENTS

\ (Taste of Country) – The setlist for Eric Church’s upcoming tour won’t just be a greatest hits lineup. The singer tells Taste of Country he’s going to dig deeper to find the songs that have really affected fans. “I go back to the very beginning, and the ones that people have attached to will will…

Is George Strait the Greatest Ever?
Is George Strait the Greatest Ever?
/ April 14, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – Now that he’s won Entertainer of the Year (and since he’s retiring from the road) it’s a good time to ask … is George Strait the greatest country singer of all time? Of course this is only the beginning of a new lifelong argument, but Taste of Country’s Billy Dukes makes the King’s…

Taylor Swift ‘Interrupts’ Seth Rogen’s ‘Saturday Night Live’ Monologue
Taylor Swift ‘Interrupts’ Seth Rogen’s ‘Saturday Night Live’ Monologue
/ April 14, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) - Taylor Swift was one of three stars to “interrupt” actor Seth Rogen’s monologue on ‘Saturday Night Live’ last night (April 12). The country star came late, but delivered one of the skit’s most memorable lines. Swift pokes fun at herself, explaining her presence to an emotional Rogen by saying “You were getting really…

Miranda Lambert Apologizes to Taylor Swift After ACM Win
Miranda Lambert Apologizes to Taylor Swift After ACM Win
/ April 11, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) - Miranda Lambert may be the reigning Female Vocalist of the Year, but that doesn’t mean she’s forgotten her good manners — at least not for longer than a minute! When Lambert took the stage to claim her fifth consecutive Female Vocalist award, she acknowledged the hard work and musical prowess of all her…

Tim Mcgraw Left Breathless After Seeing Faith Hill’s ACM Dress
Tim Mcgraw Left Breathless After Seeing Faith Hill’s ACM Dress
/ April 11, 2014 0 COMMENTS

(Taste of Country) – After being married for almost two decades, Tim McGraw is still captivated by his wife Faith Hill‘s beauty, and his reaction to seeing her in her 2014 ACMs dress is pretty much the sweetest thing. The singer shared his thoughts about his wife on Twitter, saying, “Great fun singing with my wife last night!!!!! Seeing…