1. Maren Morris, Jana Kramer Put Country's Gender Disparity Back Under Scrutiny

    May 03, 2017 12:17 PM EDT It has been almost two years since the controversy that came to be known as Tomatogate riled up the country music community, particularly its women. But in the last two weeks, separate comments from two female country artists have returned the disparity in the number of successful male vs.…

  2. Jana Kramer Shares Photo of Injured 'Dancing With the Stars' Partner Gleb Savchenko

    November 05, 2016 11:50 AM EDT What in the world is going on at Dancing with the Stars ? First, Sharna Burgess was injured in rehearsal, leaving her partner, IndyCar racer James Hinchcliffe, to compete with Jenna Johnson on last week's Halloween episode. Now comes word that country star Jana Kramer is in a similar…

  3. 'A Guy With A Girl' Makes A Personal Statement For Blake Shelton

    November 04, 2016 12:18 PM EDT Blake's new single reflects his real-life relationship with Gwen Stefani. In the middle of a knock-down, drag-out presidential campaign, Barack Obama held the final state dinner of his administration at the White House on Oct. 18, and who should appear? Blake Shelton . He was, of course,…

  4. Jana Kramer Impresses With 'Little Shop of Horrors' Routine on 'Dancing With the Stars': Watch

    November 01, 2016 2:29 AM EDT Feed me, Seymour! Dancing with the Stars contestant Jana Kramer and her partner Gleb Savchenko took on the roles of the doomed Seymour and Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors for a Halloween-themed episode Monday night (Oct. 31). The pair escaped the frightening prospect of elimination when…

  5. Jana Kramer on 'Dancing With the Stars' & Opening Up About Domestic Violence: 'It Should Be Talked About'

    October 24, 2016 7:54 PM EDT Dancing with the Stars hopeful Jana Kramer is going to do a little dance and get down tonight on a decade-themed episode Monday (Oct. 24). "We are going to do the samba to KC and the Sunshine Band's 'Get Down Tonight,'" Kramer tells  Billboard . The 32-year-old…

  6. Blake Shelton Steps Out of His Own Past With 'Savior's Shadow'

    May 11, 2016 8:35 AM EDT The Gospel track on Shelton's 'If I'm Honest' album "helped save my life." One of the bedrock, yin-yang foundations of country music — the Saturday-night sinner and Sunday-morning saint — is really about the coping mechanisms one uses to get through life and the…

  7. JVC Broadcasting's Phathead Plays 'Mr. Mom' During His Wife's Deployment

    January 28, 2016 9:29 AM EST Juggling a two-career family with three small children at home can be difficult enough, especially when one person has a demanding radio group programming job that includes a morning show. But imagine making things work when one half of the couple is on active duty with the U.S. Air Force and…

  8. Country Star Jana Kramer Talks Collaborating With Steven Tyler and New Album 'Thirty One' 'Being '100 Percent Me'

    October 26, 2015 1:51 PM EDT Jana Kramer says it took 31 years to write her sophomore album, Thirty One , which was recently released on Warner Music Nashville. In her chat with Billboard , the "I Got the Boy" singer shares the best advice on love she's received, one lesson she wishes she learned in her…

  9. 13 Things to Know About the Billboard Charts This Week: Selena Gomez Is Revived

    October 23, 2015 4:05 PM EDT This week's charts saw Selena Gomez score her second No. 1 album, One Direction extending records and more. Here are 13 things you need to know about the  Billboard  charts this week: Selena Gomez Scores Her Second No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart 1.  Selena Gomez 's career wasn&…

  10. Jamie Lynn Spears Hits Hot 100 as Writer of Jana Kramer's 'I Got the Boy'

    October 21, 2015 5:30 PM EDT Not only Britney's sister, the songwriter & recording artist makes her first appearance on the chart. Country singer/songwriter Jana Kramer debuts at No. 92 on the Billboard Hot 100 (dated Oct. 31) with her single "I Got the Boy." Especially notable about the song is one of…

  11. The Weeknd No. 1, Selena Gomez Soars to No. 2 on Billboard Artist 100

    October 21, 2015 1:15 PM EDT Remixes of 'The Hills' lift The Weeknd, while the arrival of 'Revival' sends Gomez to her highest rank. The Weeknd is the top musical act in the U.S., rebounding to No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100 chart (dated Oct. 31). Meanwhile, Selena Gomez roars to her highest rank,…

  12. 'Down' Is Up: Luke Bryan Dominates Country Charts; Toby Keith and Jana Kramer Debut

    October 20, 2015 4:02 PM EDT Luke Bryan makes an almost clean sweep, topping four of Billboard’s five country charts dated Oct. 31. "Strip It Down" (Capitol Nashville) crowns Hot Country Songs (for a fifth week) and takes over atop Country Airplay and Country Streaming Songs (up 2-1 on each list), while his…

  13. Maddie & Tae Bridge Country's Past And Present At New York's Highline Ballroom

    October 09, 2015 3:51 PM EDT Maddie & Tae became an instant sensation when they released “Girl In A Country Song” in the summer of 2014. The lyrics cleverly eviscerated sexist tropes in country music by chopping and interpolating a series of recent hits from male stars, and the single attracted admiring articles from…

  14. Jana Kramer Talks Baring Her Soul on New Album 'thirty one': 'I Never Regret Anything I Say'

    September 30, 2015 6:51 PM EDT Healing is the prevalent theme of Jana Kramer 's long-awaited sophomore album, thirty one. The Elektra Nashville recording artist admits she has undergone plenty of changes since her 2012 self-titled debut and she wanted this new set to reflect that growth. "On the first album I was…

  15. Jana Kramer Previews Country Album 'thirty one' Live in New York City

    September 24, 2015 1:45 PM EDT In 1994, Alan Jackson released “Gone Country,” a track that poked fun at Nashville carpetbaggers. It’s an amusing, if not entirely accurate, song -- after all, Bob Dylan went country to record parts of Blonde On Blonde back in the ‘60s -- but it helps to underscore what has changed in the…

  16. Jana Kramer Is Expecting Her First Child

    August 10, 2015 4:11 PM EDT Jana Kramer is pregnant with her first child with NFL player Michael Caussin, People reports , after marrying Caussin this spring. Jana Kramer & Football Player Michael Caussin Got Married “Being a mom will be the greatest job I’ll ever have,” the 31-year-old singer tells the magazine. “I…

  17. Green Day, Miranda Lambert, Kings Of Leon to Headline Inaugural NIFI Music Fest In Kentucky

    May 27, 2015 9:00 AM EDT Nitro Fidelity has partnered with racing powerhouse Speedway Motorsports Inc. (SMI) to launch a national series of branded “top tier” immersive music festivals, beginning with the NiFi Festival at Kentucky Speedway August 28-30, to be headlined by Green Day , Miranda Lambert and Kings Of Leon…

  18. Jana Kramer & Football Player Michael Caussin Got Married

    May 22, 2015 9:27 PM EDT Jana Kramer and NFL tight end Michael Caussin were married on Friday.  The 31-year-old country singer and former One Tree Hill star Kramer and current free agent Caussin tied the knot in Charlottesville, Va., People reports.  Jana Kramer 'Started Bawling' When She First Heard…

  19. Jana Kramer 'Started Bawling' When She First Heard Latest Single 'I Got the Boy'

    April 08, 2015 7:41 PM EDT When you hear "I Got the Boy," Jana Kramer 's latest single, one thing she wants people to know is that it's a song she has lived first-hand. "It's a very true and honest song about my high school sweetheart Matthew. It's one of those that is as true as…

  20. Jana Kramer Is Engaged to Football Player Michael Caussin

    December 03, 2014 7:54 PM EST Country singer Jana Kramer celebrated her 31st birthday in Nashville Tuesday with a pretty great gift: A marriage proposal from her football player boyfriend, Michael Caussin.  Jana Kramer Talks 'Love,' Songwriting and a New Album This Summer "It was a beautiful surprise,…

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