Wild Country Music News

Lauren Alaina, Cam and More Set for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

November 22nd

Lauren Alaina, Cam, Sara Evans, Dustin Lynch, Kelsea Ballerini and Thomas Rhett each have plenty to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. This year, Alaina released her first film Road Less Traveled and scored her first No. 1 hit of the same title. Cam and h… [Read More...]

What Thanksgiving Means to Country

November 22nd

I can probably sum up almost everyone’s ideal Thanksgiving with three words: family and food. But when it comes to counting blessings, everyone seems to have a different story. And just in time for the holiday on Thursday (Nov. 23), the country star… [Read More...]

Lady Antebellum’s Holidays Look Good

November 22nd

When Lady Antebellum played the WUSN Stars & Strings benefit show in Chicago last week, I had a chance to talk with the band backstage — before they took the stage, and before they took off for the Thanksgiving holiday. And now that all three ba… [Read More...]

Darius Rucker on Small Town Blessings

November 22nd

When Darius Rucker was growing up in Charleston, SC, his mom made sure that he counted his blessings. Probably every day, and especially on Thanksgiving. I caught up with Rucker at the WUSN Stars & Strings benefit show in Chicago last week, and we tal… [Read More...]

Dolly Parton’s Revenge and Johnny Cash’s Last Song to Chart

November 22nd

It has become a well-known part of musical folklore that Elvis Presley declined to record Dolly Parton‘s “I Will Always Love You” because Parton wouldn’t give him half the publishing rights, as his manager, Col. Tom Parker, demande… [Read More...]

LANco Lands Its First Top Single with “Greatest Love Story”

November 21st

Ho! Ho-hum. Christmas is in the air — but not under the tree yet. In other words, the charts didn’t exactly light up with new music this week. But there are glimpses of brighter days ahead. Certainly, it’s already holiday time for LANco.… [Read More...]

Kip Moore Releases Soul-Baring Documentary

November 21st

Kip Moore‘s 33-minute documentary The Journey to Slowheart exposes the man behind the music in a way that has never been done before. The piece has Moore giving a personal tour of the places that have directly impacted his life and his songs. His fo… [Read More...]

Kelsea Ballerini and Her New Groove

November 21st

Sometimes, I judge a song by its title. Other times, it takes a line or two for me to realize if I will love or hate a song. And that’s how I feel about Kelsea Ballerini‘s “In Between.” It’s one of the first cuts I fell for o… [Read More...]

Cam Introduces World to “Diane”

November 21st

Thanksgiving is going to lean a little more country this year, when Cam takes part in the 91st annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day on Thursday (Nov. 23). But she’s not just rolling down the streets of Manhattan, she is actually performing her brand… [Read More...]

Kesha and Old Crow Medicine Show Set for CMT Crossroads

November 20th

It will be a totally original Nashville night when Kesha shares the stage with Old Crow Medicine Show live on an all-new CMT Crossroads. Both the pop superstar and the Grammy-winning acoustic Americana band call Music City home, and the concert experience… [Read More...]