Eric Church Taking a Break From the Spotlight in 2013
As the summer months fades away and cooler weather signals the closure of another year, Eric Church is already plotting his next move for the new year. Though many artists try to remain in the spotlight during a high in their career, a well-deserved break from the demands of being a superstar is in the works for one of the hardest working men in country music.
Miranda Lambert’s Detective Drama Series Gets Picked Up by NBC
It looks as though both Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton will be on the NBC payroll soon, with news that ‘The Voice’ network home has bought the rights to Lambert’s yet-to-be-titled detective drama series that will mirror her own childhood. It was previous reported that ABC Family had won the competitive bidding war earlier this year.
Blake Shelton Reveals That the Best Part of His Los Angeles Home Is Using the Bathroom… Outside?
Most celebrity home owners require lavish amenities and outrageous square footage when purchasing a new home, but Blake Shelton is certainly not your average celebrity. In a recent interview, the country superstar admitted his favorite part of his new Los Angeles home is using his Hollywood Hills lot to gauge the distance he can urinate into the neighboring canyon. Really.
Montgomery Gentry’s ‘My Town’ Turns 10
After a short-lived chart run with their sophomore effort, Montgomery Gentry made a strong return in 2002 with ‘My Town,’ their third studio album that propelled the duo to country music superstar status.
Indianapolis Woman Pleads Guilty to Fraudulent Indiana State Fair Claims
Stephanie Murry of Indianapolis, Indiana has pleaded guilty to forgery and perjury charges after fraudulently filing a claim with the State Fair Remembrance Fund and the Indiana Tort Claim Fund. The monetary relief aids were in place for victims of last year’s tragic Indiana State Fair stage collapse, which claimed seven lives just before a Sugarland concert was scheduled to take place. Murry did
Taylor Swift’s ‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together’ Is First No. 1 Hot 100 Single
It’s hard to believe an act who has sold more than 17 million albums and 50 million paid digital singles had yet to top the all-genre Hot 100 chart, but Taylor Swift can now include an all-encompassing No. 1 to her already impressive discography, as ‘We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together‘ vaults from No. 72 to No. 1 this week. The first single from ‘Red’ is officially the first chart-topper for
2012 Grammy Nominations Concert to Be Held in Nashville
Nashville, Tenn. has long been known as a major hub in the music industry, but Music City’s status will certainly rise with the announcement that this year’s ‘Grammy Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown to Music’s Biggest Night’ will be held in the home of country music. The stage will be aired on CBS on Dec. 5. from Bridgestone Arena, located in the heart of downtown Nashville.
Miranda Lambert, Pistol Annies Bring ‘Queen of the Road’ Danica Patrick Onstage in Grand Rapids
It seems as though Miranda Lambert‘s budding friendship with NASCAR phenomenon Danica Patrick extends past their fictional criminal partnership in the singer’s latest video, ‘Fastest Girl in Town.’ NASCAR’s ‘Queen of the Road’ made a surprise appearance at Lambert’s concert Monday night (Aug. 20), stunning the Rock the Rapids crowd in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Lady Antebellum Start Work on Fourth Studio Album
Lady Antebellum is officially hard at work on their fourth studio album, the follow-up to their 2011 platinum effort ‘Own the Night.’ Leading lady Hillary Scott took to her official Twitter account on Monday (Aug. 20) to express her elation over commencing the creative process on the highly-anticipated next album.
Brad Paisley Gives ‘Opening Act’ Hopeful a Crash Course in Superstardom
As the lights dimmed in the movie theater, the last thing Tanner Patrick expected was to be propositioned with an opening slot at a major concert. The YouTube singing sensation received the surprise of his life when country superstar Brad Paisley appeared on the big screen in front of him, offering him a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to open his Mountain View, Calif. at the Shoreline Ampitheater