During the first six months of 2013, Blake Shelton's "Based on a True Story" and Florida Georgia Line's "Cruise" dominate country album and digital song tallies, selling 703,000 and 3.1 million respectively, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Canadian born Colby Dee moved to Nashville two years ago, and word quickly spread around Music City regarding her talent. In fact, she was offered a few opportunities to make a record, but the performer decided to take her time and work on her craft.
Though the Oak Ridge Boys have been a performing unit since the days of Wally Fowler in the 1940s, the line-up of William Lee Golden, Duane Allen, Richard Sterban, and Joe Bonsall are marking their 40th anniversary of performing together in 2013, and that calls for a celebration -- country style.
Dierks Bentley has put the final touches on "Riser," his upcoming seventh studio album, and needless to say, it's very much a different project than you might be expecting. "I didn't want to cover any ground that I had covered before."
Travis Tritt returns to the radio world with his first new single since 2007 with a song that you might have heard before -- “Sometimes Love Just Ain’t Enough,” a 1992 hit from Patty Smyth and Don Henley. And, he’s got a brand new duet partner that he’s very excited for the public to hear -- his daughter Tyler Reese.
Following the release of its deluxe edition, the singer's self-titled debut rules Top Country Albums for the first time in its 89th chart week. Plus, Florida Georgia Line continues its record-nearing reign atop Hot Country Songs
Hunter Hayes is, without a doubt, on top of the world these days. On Tuesday, he was celebrated at Nashville’s BMI offices for the chart-topping success of “Somebody’s Heartbreak.” At the same time, the singer was also excited to discuss his latest single, “I Want Crazy,” currently TK on the TK chart.
In the midst of their 30th anniversary tour and celebration, Restless Heart has just released "Playlist: The Very Best of Restless Heart," via RCA/Legacy. Guitarist Greg Jennings says that the release comes at a fortunate time.
Family harmony is something that has long had a place in the pages of country music history -- going back to its beginnings. One act that is doing their part to carry that tradition forward is brother-sister trio Taylor Made.
Over the past few years, the Eli Young Band has steadily established themselves as one of the most dependable acts in the country format. The band returns today with the release of a brand new single, “Drunk Last Night.”
Husband and wife T.G. Sheppard and Kelly Lang are about to make a little bit of musical history together. This Saturday (June 29), the couple will team up for a concert appearance at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville -- marking the first time either has played the venue in a concert setting.
Two years ago, HLN morning personality Robin Meade released her debut disc, "Brand New Day," which made it onto the Billboard Heatseekers chart and lead to an appearance on the Grand Ole Opry. Now, the Ohio native is back with her second release, "Count On Me," available exclusively at Target and on iTunes.
There is something about the creative process, particularly when you feel you have something special. Craig Morgan can barely contain himself when he granted Billboard an exclusive interview concerning his new single “Wake Up Loving You.” He says he thinks he just might have found the record of his career.