Boot Kickin’ Mayhem

Gene Watson Invited to Join The Grand Ole Opry

Gene Watson; Photo Credit: Chris Hollo for Grand Ole Opry

Country music legend Gene Watson was surprised on stage at the Ryman Auditorium during the Grand Ole Opry tonight by Opry member Vince Gill with an invitation to become an official Opry member. Watson, whose hits including “Fourteen Carat Mind” and “Farewell Party” have become country standards, made his Opry debut …

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Lady Antebellum Honored with Angels Among Us Award by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Lady Antebellum

During the celebration of the 31st year of Country Cares for St. Jude Kids, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® announced seven-time Grammy winning trio Lady Antebellum as the 2020 recipients of the prestigious Randy Owen Angels Among Us Award. Recognizing individuals who have made exceptional and lasting contributions to St. Jude, the award …

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Steve Moakler Releases Blue Jeans Album

Steve Moakler

Creative Nation singer-songwriter and country/Americana hitmaker Steve Moakler has released the final Pocket of his Blue Jeans album today, Friday January 17. The newest tracks on the three-part “pockets” series, Pocket 3 contains Moakler’s latest release “‘72 Winnebago” which premiered this week with Billboard. Each song on the album ties …

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Blake Shelton Announced as Second Headliner For Wildwood, NJ Beach Barefoot Country Music Fest

Blake Shelton

Five-time CMA ‘Male Vocalist of the Year’ Blake Shelton will be the second headliner, joining Carrie Underwood and other entertainers for the three-day Barefoot Country Music Fest (BCMF) taking place on the award-winning Wildwood beach Friday, June 19th through Sunday, June 21st. When? Friday, June 19 through Sunday, June 21. …

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Ross Ellis Signs with Sony Music Nashville

Ross Ellis Signs with Sony Music Nashville

Sony Music Nashville has announced today the new signing of ROSS ELLIS to its roster. “I’m so excited to join the Sony Music family! When I moved to this town five years ago, I was broke, had written maybe five songs and didn’t know a soul on music row,” shares Ellis. “Now …

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Blanco Brown and Parmalee’s “Just The Way” Starts 2020 with Viral Success

BBR Music Group’s Blanco Brown wrapped up a  historic 2019 as Billboard’s #1 Top New Country Artist on its year-end charts, and his newest collaboration titled “Just the Way,” with Stoney Creek Records’ platinum-selling band, Parmalee is entering 2020 as a streaming success. Released just before the holidays, the from-the-heart single is currently on Spotify’s US and …

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Ashley McBryde’s Sophomore Album Announced: “NEVER WILL,” Set for Release April 3

Ashley McBryde; Photo by Katie Kauss

Reigning ACM New Female Artist of the Year, CMA New Artist of the Year and CMT Breakout Artist of the Year Ashley McBryde is set to release her sophomore album Never Will, the follow-up to her critically-acclaimed GRAMMY-nominated debut Girl Going Nowhere and named as one of the year’s most anticipated albums by NPR and Rolling …

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Little Big Town Releases Ninth Studio Album ‘Nightfall’

Little Big Town

One of Country music’s most successful and celebrated groups, Little Big Town, have released their ninth studio album, Nightfall. The self-produced album is one of the band’s most intimate and powerful to date. Co-writing nine of the album’s 13 tracks, the band – who have been together for over 20 …

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Live Nation Announces 2020 Country Megaticket

country megaticket 2020

Today Live Nation announced the 2020 Country Megaticket and participating artists for this year’s hottest ticket in country music. Country Megaticket is exactly that – one megaticket that gets fans in to some of the biggest live country shows of the summer including Brad Paisley, Brooks & Dunn, Chris Young, …

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Old Dominion Announce U.S. Leg Of ‘We Are Old Dominion’ Tour With Dustin Lynch And Carly Pearce Set To Open Select Dates

Acclaimed 2-time CMA Group of the Year and 2-time ACM Group of the Year, Old Dominion announce U.S. leg of the We Are Old Dominion tour kicking off in May! The tour will hit 13 cities with Dustin Lynch and Carly Pearce set to open on select dates. To close …

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