Taylor Swift and Tim McGraw Stand Up to Cancer With Performances on TV Special
Two titans of country music — that’d be Taylor Swift and Tim McGraw — will do their part and stand up to cancer on Sept. 7. And just how will they show their support? With performances at the third annual ‘Stand Up to Cancer’ telethon, aka SU2C, that’s how!
Taylor Swift to Appear on VH1′s ‘Storytellers’
Taylor Swift will appear on VH1′s famed ‘Storytellers’ series, where artists perform songs and offer insight, anecdotes, memories and details about the tunes. Given the confessional nature of Swift’s songwriting and her chatty personality, this will be a very good episode for her fans — and quite possibly a very bad one for her exes who are worried she might “out” them.
Brad Paisley Invites Tanner Patrick to Open for Him on ‘Opening Act’
Brad Paisley graciously allowed E!’s ‘Opening Act’ reality show to use that very slot on the Mountain View, California date of his tour. Singer Tanner Patrick auditioned with Lady Antebellum‘s ‘Need You Now’ in order to earn the coveted opening position. It felt like the aspiring singer was happy covering a pretty pop song that also happened to be a country song, as opposed to his desire to play p
Blake Shelton Meets 6-Year-Old Brain Cancer Patient Harlie Bryant
Blake Shelton may be a consummate joker, but he has a heart of gold beneath all that laughter. He is also a man of his word, as he helped make a dream come true for Harlie Bryant, a 6-year-old stricken with an aggressive form of brain cancer. Shelton, who was alerted to the little girl’s plight via Twitter, met with her at Owensboro’s Big O Music Fest on Saturday (August 18).
Keith Urban Is Leading Contender for ‘American Idol’ Judge Spot, Insider Says
Keith Urban already has experience as a reality show judge, having served as a coach on the Australian version of ‘The Voice.’ Now, Urban may be lured to a competing show’s lair, since sources are indicating that ‘American Idol’ producers would like a country star on the revamped panel and that Urban their No. 1 choice to fill that genre-specific slot.
Miranda Lambert and Danica Patrick Cover Country Weekly
Miranda Lambert and her ‘Fastest Girl in Town’ video co-star Danica Patrick grace the cover of Country Weekly, looking absolutely amazing. This partnership has certainly been quite a fruitful one for both Lambert and Patrick, and not just because the ladies play a coupla badasses who trick the boys and avoid the authorities while burning rubber in the clip, either.
Blake Shelton Gets Pumped for Blind Auditions, Shows Off His Goodies in New ‘The Voice’ Season 3 Promo
In the latest promo for Season 3 of ‘The Voice,’ country’s own Blake Shelton talks about what he is most stoked about, from the Blind Auditions to the competition itself. He also reveals some of his strategies — though not too many.
Carrie Underwood Performs ‘Blown Away,’ ‘Good Girl’ + ‘Before He Cheats’ on ‘TODAY’
Carrie Underwood hit the ‘TODAY’ show stage Wednesday morning (Aug. 15) to perform a trio of hits. She made a bright and sunny New York City morning even brighter and sunnier with her smile and voice, tearing through both the title track and ‘Good Girl’ from her most recent No. 1 album ‘Blown Away,’ as well as her biggest hit, ‘Before He Cheats.’
Justin Moore Sued by Nashville Songwriter Over ‘Backwoods’
Justin Moore is being sued by a Nashville songwriter over the singer’s 2009 single ‘Backwoods.’ Bobby Carmichael has filed a federal lawsuit against Moore, claiming that the country hitmaker stole the song from him.
Taylor Swift Drops Colorful ‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together’ Lyric Video
Ready to learn Taylor Swift‘s ‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together‘ lyrics? The singer dropped the more-pop-than-country new single on Monday, and less than 24 hours later, she’s released an equally fun lyric video.