Long before Nashville became established as a recording center for country music, there were a few historic sessions that took place outside of Music City. Perhaps the most important took place about 300 miles to the east in Bristol, TN. Bristol is celebrating its role in the history of country music with the opening of the new Birthplace of Country Music Museum.
There's typically not as much buzz about the fifth single from an album. That being said, "Make Me Wanna," the latest release from 'It Goes Like This,' the debut album from Thomas Rhett, is a little bit different.
Luke Bryan's "Roller Coaster" rode in at No. 1 on the Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 chart on Aug. 18, thanks to a timely tweet from the country star. Bryan shared the lyrics to the track that day, causing the song to immediately jump to the top of the tally.
Former college football quarterback Sam Hunt snares Hot Shot Debut honors at No. 5 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart with X2C, his four-song, digital EP which arrives with 8,000 sold in the week ending Aug. 17, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
In a summer plagued by death, rape and arrests around country music events, a tragic accident has taken another life. Sunday night, before a Hank Williams Jr. concert, a 55-year-old man died after a fall suffering a serious head injury.
August 20, 2014 6:07 AM EDT
In case you’ve been living on a space station for the past month, the social media phenomenon is driving money and awareness toward Lou Gehrig's disease by confronting celebrities and everyone else to either pour a bucket of freezing water over their head or donate $100 to support the cause.
Trisha Yearwood is back and gearing up for a very busy fall. On Tuesday evening (Aug. 19) at a press event in Nashville, the Grammy-winning vocalist will announce she's signing with Sony Music Nashville, launching her own imprint, Gwendolyn Records, and releasing her 12th studio album, PrizeFighter.