Archive for January, 2014

Trace Leaves Rehab For A Guitar

Posted on: January 27th, 2014 by Chris

The most powerful songs are the ones that come from life and maybe that’s what Trace Adkins is up to as he left alcohol rehab to buy a new guitar over the weekend.

He visited Chafin Musicenter in Lake Worth, FL, as evidence of this picture posted on their Facebook page Saturday. TMZ reports he was escorted to the store by employees of the rehabcenter.

Chafin Musicenter/Facebook

Two weeks ago Trace was involved in an altercation with an impersonator on a cruise ship. He admitted to falling off the wagon after more than 10 years sober, which prompted him to exit the cruise in Jamaica and get help.

Source: Taste Of Country

Miranda Spreads Loves For Animals To 50 States

Posted on: January 27th, 2014 by Chris

Miranda Lambert has now spread her love of animals to all 50 states. Her MuttNation Foundation has announced their “Mutts Across America: 50 States/50 Shelters” initiative, which finds the most deserving animal shelters in each of the 50 states and donates money to them.

Miranda says, “We are thrilled to be able to reach out to every state and recognize shelters and organizations working at a grassroots level to help animals. It’s those people on the ground, day in and day out, who really make a huge difference.”

Each shelter that received a donation as part of the initiative was chosen by a certain set of criteria.

Monday, January 27, 2014

Posted on: January 27th, 2014 by Chris

If you’re average, this happens every 110 days in your home. What is it?
Answer: Cleaning out the fridge

Randy Houser Rolls Out “Goodnight Kiss” Video

Posted on: January 27th, 2014 by Chris

Randy Houser has released the video for “Goodnight Kiss.” T

Filmed at the historic Fontanel Mansion in Nashville and is the grand finale to a trilogy following the development of young love in couples from his last two videos for “How Country Feels” and “Runnin’ Outta Moonlight.”

The same actor and actress that depict the couple in the “Goodnight Kiss” video also starred in Randy’s two previous videos.

Taylor Swift Performs “All Too Well” At Grammys

Posted on: January 26th, 2014 by Chris

Country Music Gets Into Awards Season

Posted on: January 25th, 2014 by Chris

The nominees for the 49th Academy of Country Music Awards will be announced this Wednesday, January 29 at 9AM CT on the ACM Facebook and Twitter pages.

Beth Behrs, from the show 2 Broke Girls and a veteran from Lady Antebellum’s video for “Downtown”, along with Lucy Hale, Jerrod Niemann, Willie and Korie Robertson from Duck Dynasty, Darius Rucker and more will be a part of the team that announces the nominees through posted videos.

The 2014 ACMs, o-hosted by Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan, will be held in Las Vegas on April 6 at 7PM.

Darius Rucker On “Tonight Show”

Posted on: January 25th, 2014 by Chris

Darius Rucker had the honor of being one of the last acts to perform on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Jay wraps up his run as host next Thursday, and last night Darius took his turn sending Jay off with his new ballad “Miss You.”

Darius brings his True Believers tour with the Eli Young Band and Corey Smith to The Wharf on April 26.

Country At The 2014 Grammys

Posted on: January 24th, 2014 by Chris

Taylor Swift will compete for top overall Album and Kacey Musgraves will compete for top overall New Artist at Sunday’s (January 26) 56th Annual Grammy Awards, airing on CBS from Los Angeles. The country nominees:

• Favorite Solo Country Performance: Lee Brice, I Drive Your Truck; Hunter Hayes, I Want Crazy; Miranda Lambert, Mama’s Broken Heart; Darius Rucker, Wagon Wheel; Blake Shelton, Mine Would Be You

• Best Country Album: Jason Aldean, Night Train; Tim McGraw, Two Lanes Of Freedom; Kacey Musgraves, Same Trailer, Different Park; Blake Shelton, Based On A True Story; Taylor Swift, Red

• Best Country Duo or Group Performance: Civil Wars, From This Valley; Kelly Clarkson w/ Vince Gill, Don’t Rush; Little Big Town, Your Side Of The Bed; Tim McGraw/Taylor Swift/Keith Urban, Highway Don’t Care; Kenny Rogers/Dolly Parton, You Can’t Make Old Friends

• Best Country Song: Lee Brice’s I Drive Your Truck; Taylor Swift’s Begin Again; Miranda Lambert’s Mama’s Broken Heart; Kacey Musgraves’ Merry Go ‘Round; Blake Shelton’s Mine Would Be You.

… Country performers will include Taylor Swift, Keith Urban, Kacey Musgraves, Hunter Hayes, Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson and Merle Haggard.

…Kris Kristofferson will be honored Saturday (January 25) with the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, while Dolly Parton’s Jolene will be inducted to the Grammy Hall of Fame.

Friday, January 24, 2014

Posted on: January 24th, 2014 by Chris

23% of people say they are convinced there is a wrong side to…what?
Answer: The bed (Premier Inn) The study found that those who sleep on the left side are not only more cheerful, but also more positive and capable of tackling heavy workloads and a stressful day ahead. Those who sleep on the right side of the bed are less likely to wake up in a good mood.
- 80% of coupleshave slept on the same side since their relationship started.
- More than 75% admitted it would feel really strange to sleep on the other side of the bed.
- 25% said sleeping on the other side of the bed would definitely affect their mood the next day.

Miranda Lambert Draws Special Assignment At Grammys

Posted on: January 24th, 2014 by Chris

Miranda Lambert will join Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong for a tribute to Phil Everly of the Everly Brothers at the Grammy Awards on Sunday. CBS put this picture of them rehearsing on their Instagram page.

During the annual ‘In Memoriam’ segment, the two will honor Phil, who passed away on January 3. Although not confirmed, it’s rumored they will perform The Everly Brothers hit, “When Will I Be Loved.”

Besides the new assignment, Miranda is up for a few awards including Best Country Solo Performance, a category she finds herself up against her husband, Blake Shelton.

The 2014 Grammys are Sunday night (January 26) on CBS at 7PM CT.