Kelsea Ballerini

'Yeah Boy': Why Kelsea Ballerini Is Country Radio's Gutsiest Songwriter

"Sometimes it's hard to be a woman," Tammy Wynette croons on the first line on her 1968 classic "Stand By Your Man." In recent years that's proven particularly true in commercial country, where a fairly anonymous army of beer-swilling dudes in plaid shirts have dominated the charts. The crest of so-called “bro-country” recently earned seemingly infallible stars like Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton the dubious distinction of being the lettuce in the country "salad," while the women are the tomatoes (far less plentiful, on purpose) -- at least according to one guileless country radio programmer who used that ill-advised metaphor to explain the lack of women on his playlist.

New Shazam Feature Tracks Artists' Tags

Shazam has announced its newest product feature, intended to prove that "the biggest the stars in the world are also the biggest fans," as the company's statement put it.
Grace Jones

Grace Jones Memoir Gets Publication Date, Cover Art

'I’ll Never Write My Memoirs,' which details her life from rooming with Jerry Hall to collaborating with Andy Warhol to appearing opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger, arrives this fall.