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Carrie Underwood Announces New Album

Posted on: August 20th, 2015 by Chris

The follow-up to Carrie Underwood’s 2012 album ‘Blown Away’ is about 2 moths from being released!

In a Facebook announcement today (August 20) Carrie said she has new music on the way before 2015 is out and the first song from the album is called “Smoke Break.”

I’m so excited to finally share this news with you! Watch now and join me for a Q&A next!

Posted by Carrie Underwood on Thursday, August 20, 2015

The song will appear on Carrie’s fifth studio album, titled ‘Storyteller’, which will be out October 23.

Source: Country Weekly

Maddie & Tae Dive Into Their Past Ahead Of First Album

Posted on: August 20th, 2015 by Chris

Ahead of the release of their first album next Friday, Maddie & Tae have dug into their past to share the fact they started out as a duo called, Sweet Aliana. They had picked that name right before landing a record deal, but decided it sounded too childish, so instead decided to just go with their names.

Maddie & Tae: Sweet Aliana (Sizzle Reel) from Vision Creative Media on Vimeo.

Their first full album, ‘Start Here’, will be out August 28 and includes the hits “Girl In A Country Song” and “Fly”.

Tyler Farr Takes Hard Fall

Posted on: August 19th, 2015 by Chris

Tyler Farr is recovering from a beating he took falling off a stage in Virginia on last week.

While performing the Foo Fighters’ song “My Hero,” he took a misstep and fell off the stage and landing on a speaker cabinet. He recovered quickly and was able to continue but, he’s got the bruises to prove it hurt.

Kenny Chesney’s Dad Arrested

Posted on: August 19th, 2015 by Chris

Kenny Chesney’s father has been arrested and charged with aggravated assault for allegedly beating his neighbor with a golf club and punching him several times.

The alleged attack happened yesterday (August 18) outside Dave Chesney’s condominium in Tazewell, TN. The victim, who is the president of the local homeowners’ association, says he confronted Dave multiple times for allowing his dog to roam unleashed on the Woodlake Lodge, Golf & Country Club grounds. Dave allegedly responded with a golf iron. “The victim said (Chesney) swung at him eight or nine times, and hit him six,” Chief Deputy Wayne Lee of the Claiborne County Sheriff’s Office says. “He also hit him several times in the face with his fist.”

Dave is being held at the Claiborne County Jail pending an arraignment this morning (August 19).

Source: Knoxville News Sentinel

Maddie & Tae Take “Fly” Acoustic

Posted on: August 17th, 2015 by Chris

Country duo Maddie & Tae have released the acoustic music video for their current single “Fly,” given exclusively to The Hollywood Reporter.

The Band Perry, “Live Forever” Video

Posted on: August 17th, 2015 by Chris

The Band Perry has new music! “‘Live Forever’ was one of the last songs that we wrote for the new record that we’ve been working on for a couple years,” says Kimberly. “And when we penned this song, we were like, ‘This is absolutely the first thing that all of you guys need to hear from the Band Perry.”

Source: The Boot

Blake Shelton Has A New Girl

Posted on: August 17th, 2015 by Chris

His now ex-wife, Miranda Lambert, always had a thing for dogs. She was never shy about picking up strays and bringing them home. In their settlement, she got the animals. Apparently a dog is one thing Blake couldn’t live without…

Big Kenny Gets TLC Show

Posted on: August 14th, 2015 by Chris

Move over Duggars and Honey Boo Boo. We’re about to see a new side of Big and Rich’s ‘Big’ Kenny Alphin as he’s signed a deal to star with his family in the new reality show, “Big Kenny and Family”. the show will air on TLC this fall and will follow his family, wife Christiev and their four sons, as they go about their off-the-road life.

Though he has a hectic travel schedule and Christiev is a busy stylist for several stars, they aim to show that they are dedicated parents, and the show will allow fans to see that side of them.

“Big Kenny and Family” starts September 2 at 9PM CT.

Source: Taste Of Country

Jake Owen Shares Divorce Feelings With Fans

Posted on: August 14th, 2015 by Chris

Jake Owen is opening up about his recent divorce announcement. 

Days after going public with the news, Jake spoke to fans onstage at the WE Fest in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota as he started to sing Garth Brooks’ “The Dance”. He told the crowd it’s been difficult to “walk on stage every night and try to pretend that’s everything awesome.” He did thank fans for their support, saying that they “lift [him] up every single night.” 

As for his wife, Lacey, Jake says that he loves her “more than anything in the world” and that he “wouldn’t even be here” without her and their daughter Pearl.

Before wrapping up the song, he added, “That’s a dance that I’m glad I got to dance and I’m glad you guys got to sing it with me tonight.”

Reba And Jimmy Fallon ‘Close Serenade’ Audience Member

Posted on: August 13th, 2015 by Chris

Jimmy Fallon sometimes draws random requests from an audience suggestion box on the Tonight Show, and last night (August 12) he drew a suggestion from an audience member named Dan, who wrote, “Hey Jimmy, have you heard of close-up serenading? It’s when a singer serenades you with a song, but stands only inches away from your face. Can you make that happen for me with Reba McEntire?”

He did. Check out the bit…