Mar, 4

Pushing Pause to Recognize the Kids at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

On Thursday and Friday, March 5-6, Taste of Country will turn its focus to the kids at the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. For a second straight year you'll learn of the heartbreak no one should ever be saddled with, and how country music is making a difference. Continue reading…

Mar, 4

Jamie Jones’ ‘Pissed Off Rednecks Like Me,’ the ‘Most Controversial Song of the Year’?

Promotional mailings for Jamie Jones' song "Pissed Off Rednecks Like Me" promises "the most controversial song of the year." It's too early to give away that award in 2015, but the track is certainly dividing country fans into two groups. Continue reading…

Mar, 4

Jason Aldean and Brittany Kerr to Tie the Knot This Summer, Not Winter

Jason Aldean and fiancee Brittany Kerr are waiting for it to warm up before they sign marriage paperwork. The star singer reveals a plan to wed this summer, despite earlier chatter that he and Kerr would tie the knot over the winter holiday season. Continue reading…

Mar, 4

Who Says You Can’t Be Gay in Country Music?

When Ty Herndon and Billy Gilman both came out on the same day in November of 2014, it marked what seemed like a turning point for equality in country music. Continue reading…

Mar, 4

10 Times Luke Bryan Was Really Sexy [Pictures]

There's no debating it: Luke Bryan is one of country music's hottest stars. From his pearly white smile down to his dance moves, boyish charm and fun demeanor, the "Drink a Beer" singer is always sexy, sexy, sexy! Continue reading…

Mar, 4

Wynonna Judd to Appear at SXSW 2015

Wynonna Judd is booked to appear at the 2015 South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Conference in Austin, Texas for an in-depth interview with NPR’s Ann Powers and a special musical performance. Continue reading…

Mar, 4

For Keith Urban, Marriage Comes Before Anything Else

Keith Urban may be one of the busiest stars in country music, but the wildly successful country singer and American Idol judge says that there's one thing that always comes before everything else: his marriage. Continue reading…

Mar, 4

ToC Critic’s Pick: Ashley Monroe, ‘On to Something Good’ [Listen]

Fans can hear Ashley Monroe smiling as she sings her new song “On to Something Good.” The difference between this swinging, feel-good tune and the dark tracks heard on her debut album is stunning. But then suddenly, it’s captivating. Continue reading…