He put up a good fight, but singer-songwriter Ben Folds announced on Friday he'll be leaving his recording space at the historic Studio A in Nashville's old RCA building after the property's brand-new owner raised the rent 124 percent.
Brigitte DeMeyer thought she had something special when she released her current album, 'Savannah Road,' but the Americana-inspired artist tells Billboard that she was not prepared for the attention the album has received from critics and fans alike -- not to mention one legendary fellow artist.
The Band Perry will be touring all fall in support of 2013's Pioneer, both on their own headlining dates and as part of Blake Shelton's Ten Times Crazier Tour. But the country trio will soon be making a special stop at two high schools: the to-be-determined winners of a safe teen driving program with State Farm called Celebrate My Drive.
After debuting last week based solely on two days of airplay, Jason Aldean's "Burnin' It Down" soars 42-1 on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart, claiming his ninth No. 1 and the biggest leap to the summit in the list's history.
Cue the Jaws theme song! When country singer Brett Eldredge recently celebrated his second consecutive No. 1 single, "Beat of the Music," he didn't just have a big bash. Instead, he went on a shark-diving adventure off the coast of the Bahamas.
With his clean-cut looks, cherub face and clear, controlled vocals, Hunter Hayes is country's rising golden boy. And his just-dropped "Tattoo" video is a perfect example why he's leading country music's youth revolution.