Kristen Kelly notched her first major exposure to country radio at large during her performance on the General Jackson boat during the Country Radio Seminar this past February. Since then, her debut single, "Ex-Old Man" has made an impact with fans, reaching No. 30 on the Billboard Country Songs chart (currently 38).
The Taylor Swift media blitz to promote "Red" continued on Friday, as the reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year took part in something very unique -- a multi-station remote broadcast held at Nashville's Pinnacle Building, in which she discussed the album all day long on stations across the world.
It's been sixteen years since they released new music, but the Sweethearts of the Rodeo are back this week with "Restless." Why the long wait for Kristine Arnold and Janis Oliver? "Life just got in the way," Arnold explained to Billboard. "We were focusing on other things, and before you know it, a big chunk of time had flown by. We just wanted to get in the studio again and record another project together."
Vince Gill, Chuck Day, Laura Dodd, Chuck Hancock and the Roys were among the top winners at the 18th Annual ICM Faith, Family & Country Awards presented by the Inspirational Country Music Assn. last night (Oct. 17th).
We have just entered the second half of October, which means the holidays are almost upon us. One country artist who is excited about that is Lorrie Morgan, who will be headlining Gaylord Opryland Resort's "A Country Christmas" dinner and show starting on November 16.