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Morgan Wallen Loves the Eagles, Man

Morgan Wallen Loves the Eagles, Man

Unlike Jeff Bridges’ character The Dude in The Big Lebowski, Morgan Wallen loves the Eagles, man. Morgan has been turning heads with music, mullet and easygoing manner since bursting on the scene two years ago. The 26-year-old native of Sneedville, Tenn. (population 1,346) scored back-to-back No. 1 singles with “Up Down” (June 2018) and “Whiskey…MORE

Watch Kix Brooks’ 2013 Interview With Kenny Rogers on “American Country Countdown”

Watch Kix Brooks’ 2013 Interview With Kenny Rogers on “American Country Countdown”

Country music legend Kenny Rogers, 81, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on March 20. In 2013, Kenny stopped by American Country Countdown to chat with host Kix Brooks about a number of topics, including early influences, friendship with Dolly Parton, having a “perfect” life, induction into the Country Music Hall of…MORE

Sam Hunt on Distinctive Singing Style: “I’m Kind of at the Mercy of My Abilities”

Sam Hunt on Distinctive Singing Style: “I’m Kind of at the Mercy of My Abilities”

Buoyed by Top 5 lead single, “Kinfolks,” Sam Hunt will be dropping his sophomore album, Southside, on April 3. Sam’s upcoming album will follow his 2014 debut project, Montevallo, which spawned hits “Leave the Night On,” “Take Your Time,” “House Party” and more. Southside’s lead single, “Kinfolks,” is currently No. 2 on Billboard’s Country Airplay…MORE

Brooks & Dunn to Hit the Road for “Reboot 2020 Tour”

Brooks & Dunn to Hit the Road for “Reboot 2020 Tour”

Brooks & Dunn announced they will hit the road this summer for the Reboot 2020 Tour, which takes its name from the duo’s 2019 album. The 18-date trek will kick off on May 5 in St. Louis, making additional stops in Tampa, Cincinnati, Atlanta, Chicago and more. The Reboot 2020 Tour will be Brooks &…MORE

Dan + Shay on Attending Justin Bieber’s Wedding With Their Wives: “It’s a Good Thing We Already Had Our Weddings”

Dan + Shay on Attending Justin Bieber’s Wedding With Their Wives: “It’s a Good Thing We Already Had Our Weddings”

After teaming with Justin Bieber to record their current Top 5 single, “10,000 Hours,” Dan + Shay—and wives Abby and Hannah—were guests at Justin and Hailey Baldwin’s star-studded wedding in September. In a sit-down interview with Kix Brooks of American Country Countdown, the duo revealed that the extravagant celebration was definitely a “good time,” but…MORE

Video Premiere: Carrie Underwood Overcome With Emotion After Hearing Miranda Lambert’s Praise: “We Lift Each Other Up”

Video Premiere: Carrie Underwood Overcome With Emotion After Hearing Miranda Lambert’s Praise: “We Lift Each Other Up”

During a sit-down interview on The Ty Bentli Show this week, Carrie Underwood was overcome with emotion after hearing Miranda Lambert’s praise regarding her nomination for CMA Entertainer of the Year. Here’s a little backstory regarding Miranda’s praise. Last month in a lengthy Instagram post, Miranda Lambert shared her personal thoughts about the five nominees…MORE

Keith Urban and Drake on the Same Page When It Comes to Measuring a Song’s Success

Keith Urban and Drake on the Same Page When It Comes to Measuring a Song’s Success

There are a number of metrics used to measure a song’s success: chart performance, sales, streaming and more. While those figures are convenient when it comes to defining an artist’s career success, Keith Urban uses his own benchmark. As Keith told Kix Brooks of American Country Countdown, the measure of a song’s success is the…MORE

Country Stars Help Raise More Than $400,000 for Cancer Research at the T.J. Martell Foundation’s “Best Cellars” Event [Photo Gallery]

Country Stars Help Raise More Than $400,000 for Cancer Research at the T.J. Martell Foundation’s “Best Cellars” Event [Photo Gallery]

A number of country stars raised a glass in support of the T.J. Martell Foundation’s Best Cellars event at Loews Vanderbilt Hotel Nashville on April 22. The wine-tasting event, which also featured a gourmet dinner, helped raise more than $400,000 to benefit the T.J. Martell Foundation, the music industry’s leading foundation to fund innovative cancer…MORE

Brett Eldredge Says He’s Determined to “Make Something Special” for Next Album

Brett Eldredge Says He’s Determined to “Make Something Special” for Next Album

If history is any indication, Brett Eldredge will be releasing a new album later this year. Brett’s debut album, Bring You Back, was released in August 2013, while his sophomore set, Illinois, dropped in September 2015. Brett’s most recent offering—his self-titled album—was released in August 2017. Each project has been released roughly two years apart,…MORE

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