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Kix Brooks Helps Raise $140,000 to Preserve 93-Year-Old Louisiana Theatre

Kix Brooks Helps Raise $140,000 to Preserve 93-Year-Old Louisiana Theatre

Louisiana native Kix Brooks supported the preservation of a 93-year-old theatre in his home state with a two-day benefit on Sept. 28 and 29 in Franklin Parish that raised $140,000. Kix hosted a two-day Kickin’ It With Kix fundraiser to help preserve the Princess Theatre in Winnsboro, La., which was originally established in 1925 to…MORE

Kix Brooks Sets His Sights on Preserving 93-Year-Old Louisiana Theatre

Kix Brooks Sets His Sights on Preserving 93-Year-Old Louisiana Theatre

Louisiana native Kix Brooks is supporting the preservation of a 93-year-old theatre in his home state with a two-day benefit on Sept. 28 and 29 in Franklin Parish. Kix will host a two-day Kickin’ It With Kix fundraiser to help preserve the Princess Theatre in Winnsboro, La., which was originally established in 1925 to showcase…MORE

4th Annual NASH Next Competition Begins the Search for the Next Great Country Star

4th Annual NASH Next Competition Begins the Search for the Next Great Country Star

Aspiring country stars have the opportunity to kick-start their careers via the 4th annual NASH Next competition. NASH Next 2018 officially launched on June 18, bringing together aspiring stars, a major record label (Big Machine Label Group) and the power of country radio (Cumulus Media). The winner of the four-month competition will receive a record…MORE

Country Music Association Creates New Scholarship in Honor of Kix Brooks

Country Music Association Creates New Scholarship in Honor of Kix Brooks

The Country Music Association has announced the launch of the inaugural CMA KixStart Artist Scholarship, a year-long program designed to provide emerging artists with unique professional and educational opportunities in the country music industry. The CMA KixStart Artist Scholarship is named after country music legend Kix Brooks, the former chairman of the CMA Board and…MORE

Wife of Kix Brooks Gets Facebook Message From Scammer Posing as Kix Brooks

Wife of Kix Brooks Gets Facebook Message From Scammer Posing as Kix Brooks

How’s this for irony: Barbara Brooks, the wife of Kix Brooks, received a Facebook message from a scammer posing as her husband. Here’s what the message said (broken English, bad punctuation and all): “Hello, Thanks for the love and support you have shown me over the years. Thank you and God bless . . .…MORE

Kickin’ Anniversary

Kickin’ Anniversary

Happy 36th wedding anniversary to Kix Brooks and his lovely wife, Barbara. The couple married on Aug. 1, 1981—but just barely. Kix overslept, but he managed to make it to the ceremony . . . and 36 years later the couple is still kickin’.MORE

“Darius Rucker & Friends Benefit Concert” Surpasses $1 Million Raised for St. Jude + Watch Brooks & Dunn’s Surprise Performance of “Boot Scootin’ Boogie”

“Darius Rucker & Friends Benefit Concert” Surpasses $1 Million Raised for St. Jude + Watch Brooks & Dunn’s Surprise Performance of “Boot Scootin’ Boogie”

With his eighth annual Darius & Friends Benefit Concert on Monday night (June 5) at the Ryman Auditorium, Darius Rucker surpassed $1 million raised for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The sold-out concert and auction, in conjunction with the golf tournament today (June 6), raised more than $400,000, breaking all previous records and bringing the…MORE

Kix Start

Kix Start

Happy 62nd birthday to Kix Brooks of Brooks & Dunn fame. Kix was born in Shreveport, La., on May 12, 1955. Tune in every week to hear Kix as the host of American Country Countdown.MORE

Nash Next Winner Todd O’Neill Releases First Single, “Love Again”

Nash Next Winner Todd O’Neill Releases First Single, “Love Again”

“The winner of the 2017 Nash Next Challenge is . . . Todd O’Neill.” Those were the words Todd heard in October 2016 after he beat out hundreds of competitors in a four-month-long competition to become the last man standing in the Nash Next Challenge, which was created by Cumulus Media and sponsored by Country…MORE

Kickin’ It With Dan

Kickin’ It With Dan

We don’t always watch television, but when we do, we watch Kix Brooks. Country music’s most interesting man will sit down with Dan Rather tonight (Feb. 28) at Arrington Vineyards to talk about wine, food and country music. Tune in to The Big Interview on AXS-TV at 7 p.m. CT.MORE

Little Big Town Is Excited to Fill In for Kix Brooks on “American Country Countdown”

Little Big Town Is Excited to Fill In for Kix Brooks on “American Country Countdown”

While Kix Brooks is vacationing halfway across the world, the superstar asked his friends from Little Big Town—Karen Fairchild, Jimi Westbrook, Kimberly Schlapman and Phillip Sweet—to cover for him as host of American Country Countdown this upcoming  weekend (Feb. 10-12). The Grammy-winning quartet was more than happy to oblige. “This is the way that people…MORE

Check Out How Some of Your Favorite Country Stars Decorated Their Christmas Trees, Including Tim McGraw, Blake Shelton, Thomas Rhett, Lindsay Ell & More

Check Out How Some of Your Favorite Country Stars Decorated Their Christmas Trees, Including Tim McGraw, Blake Shelton, Thomas Rhett, Lindsay Ell & More

Christmas is almost here, and it looks like many of our favorite country stars are in a festive mood. Take a gander at how Tim McGraw, Thomas Rhett, Brett Eldredge, Lindsay Ell, Charlie Daniels and more decorated their Christmas trees this year. Merry Christmas! pic.twitter.com/GVMMrQy0fd — Tim McGraw (@TheTimMcGraw) December 19, 2016 Found the right…MORE

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New Albums

New Albums

New albums dropping on Nov. 16 include Montgomery Gentry’s 20 Years of Hits and Kip Moore’s Room to Spare: The Acoustic Sessions.