Country Gossip

Dierks Bentley...

HARDY toys with adding to his family and artists join forces for Memorial Day music marathon | Music City Minute

HARDY and his wife, Caleigh, are making plans to expand their family. However, not quite in the way you might be thinking. In a recent interview, HARDY admitted that he […]
23 hours ago
Trisha Yearwood...

Country stars attend World Meeting on Human Fraternity Conference | Music City Minute

Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood were invited to Rome, Italy, for the World Meeting on Human Fraternity Conference. The country couple were in the company of other high-profile change makers […]
2 days ago
Luke Combs...

Academy of Country Music Awards recap | Music City Minute

The Academy of Country Music Awards was a rootin’-tootin’ good time! Ashely McBryde and Noah Reid had the audience in stitches with their parody songs. There was not a dry […]
5 days ago
Brantley and Amber Gilbert...

Thomas Rhett surprises his daughters and Brantley Gilbert makes big announcement | Music City Minute

Thomas Rhett and his wife, Lauren, had a big surprise for their daughters — this summer, the family will be traveling to Uganda. You might remember that is where the […]
6 days ago
Cody Johnson...

ACM Awards performances to include Cody Johnson

The Party of the Year will be thrown by the Academy of Country Music for the 59th edition of the ACM Awards. The event will air live on May 16 […]
6 days ago
Post Malone...

Luke Combs weighs in on ACM awards and speculation on Post Malone’s album title | Music City Minute

Luke Combs announced who he thinks should win the ACM Entertainer of the Year award. Luke himself is nominated for that category. However, taking himself out of the equation, he […]
7 days ago
Mark Wahlberg...

Blake Shelton takes on acting gig and the influence behind Scotty McCreery’s new album | Music City Minute

Blake Shelton is done with country music, because he’s a movie star now! Well, in his own mind. Shelton made the announcement during the 27th annual Keep Memory Alive – […]
8 days ago
Lainey Wilson...

Lainey Wilson: KYGO’s Cheyenne Frontier Days artist of the week

Singer-songwriter Lainey Wilson, the 31-year-old who can take credit for seven number-one songs, a Grammy, six Country Music Association awards and six Academy of Country Music Awards, will perform at […]
9 days ago
Willie Nelson...

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s ties to country music | Music City Minute

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has revealed that his love of country music runs deep. He grew up listening to the greats like Hank Sr. and Hank Jr., Johnny Paycheck and […]
9 days ago
Jelly Roll and Bunnie...

Jelly Roll crosses item off his bucket list and Reba McEntire starts new project | Music City Minute

A while back, Jelly Roll made a promise to finish a 5k this year. He and his wife honored that promise by completing the 2Bears 5K at the Rose Bowl […]
12 days ago
Luke Combs...

Luke Combs’ eventful Pennsylvania concert | Music City Minute

A string of unforgettable events happened at a Luke Combs concert in Pennsylvania. A little girl named Jocelyn and her family were approached by a stranger. Little did they know, […]
13 days ago
Jason Aldean...

Tim McGraw’s gesture of kindness and Jason Aldean’s take on retirement | Music City Minute

Tim McGraw is an incredible human being. He’s been involved with the Make A Wish foundation for quite a while. Recently, the foundation approached him about a girl named Emily […]
14 days ago
Broadway in Nashville...

Artist-specific Nashville bar quietly closes its doors | Music City Minute

One of the first ultra-modern, artist-specific bars on Lower Broadway in Nashville quietly closed its doors for good. Back in 2018, Florida Georgia Line opened FGL House. At the time, […]
15 days ago
Carrie Underwood...

Country artist puts out music using AI and Carrie Underwood welcomes new family member | Music City Minute

It’s official, Randy Travis has put out new music and fans are divided. This is a huge milestone for the country music icon, whose speech became very limited after his […]
16 days ago
Wynonna Judd...

Artists come together to remember Patsy Cline | Music City Minute

It’s been over sixty years since Patsy Cline passed away at the age of thirty in a tragic plane crash. However, her music and legacy have inspired artists and fans […]
21 days ago
Morgan Wallen and Post Malone...

Highlights and surprises from Stagecoach | Music City Minute

California’s country music festival, Stagecoach, was filled with surprises this year. Morgan Wallen invited good friend Post Malone on stage, and the duo debuted their new song, “I Had Some […]
22 days ago
The Rolling Stones...

The story behind Keith Urban’s latest collaboration and the country artist opening for The Rolling Stones | Music City Minute

Earlier this year, Lainey Wilson’s tour took her to Australia for the first time. Aussie native, Keith Urban, drove her to the airport. Along the way, Urban answered many questions […]
23 days ago
Dustin Lynch...

Dustin Lynch fast facts | Music City Minute

Dustin Lynch has revealed some interesting facts about himself recently. To start, he received his first nickname, “Duper,” from his dad when he was just knee-high to a grasshopper. He […]
26 days ago
Jimmy Buffett...

Late artist recipient of Musical Excellence Award and Kenny Chesney hits major milestone | Music City Minute

The late, great Jimmy Buffett is going to be honored with a special Musical Excellence Award during this year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. This specific award […]
28 days ago
Conner Smith Leah Thompson...

Luke Bryan suffers an embarrassing moment during show and Conner Smith says ‘I do’ | Music City Minute

Remember when Luke Bryan said he had to stop performing in tight jeans because they made him fall? Well, his jeans weren’t the reason for his spill on stage over […]
29 days ago
Kelsea Ballerini Performing...

Kelsea Ballerini files restraining order and Chris Janson features a surprise guest in new music video | Music City Minute

Kelsea Ballerini has filed a restraining order against a former fan who stole her music. According to a report from People magazine, court documents outline how a former member of […]
30 days ago
Tim McGraw...

Tim McGraw’s nephew gets into the biz and Luke Bryan is allergic to bass | Music City Minute

Tim McGraw’s nephew, Timothy Wayne, is proving some families have music encoded in their DNA. The up-and-coming-artist (who sounds remarkably like his uncle) just signed his first major record deal […]
1 month ago
Dustin Lynch...

How these country artists use their money may surprise you | Music City Minute

I think there’s a point in most country stars’ lives, where, they realize they’re no longer a starving artist… and could actually spend some money on themselves. The examples of […]
1 month ago
Snoop Dogg...

Update on Colt Ford’s tour due to heart attack and country artist collaborates with Snoop Dogg | Music City Minute

Colt Ford’s team has cancelled or rescheduled all of his tour dates through August 30. The news came as part of a brief statement on Ford’s condition. His team mentioned […]
1 month ago
Jelly Roll...

Jelly Roll is at risk of losing his name | Music City Minute

Jelly Roll, the man, is being sued for copyright infringement by Jellyroll, the band. According to a report from Rolling Stone, Jellyroll band leader, Kurt L. Titchenell, claims his band […]
1 month ago
Walker Hayes...

Walker Hayes reaches milestone and releases non-alcoholic beer | Music City Minute

Congratulations to Walker Hayes on eight years of sobriety. To celebrate, Hayes has released new music, he’s going on tour and releasing a non-alcoholic beer. First up, the “Fancy Like” […]
1 month ago

Dolly Parton teams up with a cookware brand and Gwen Stefani gets an unconventional gift from Blake Shelton | Music City Minute

Dolly Parton has teamed up with legendary Tennesse brand, Lodge Cast Iron, to create a one-of-a-kind line of themed skillets. They range in size and price; starting at $55 for […]
1 month ago
Sugarland and Little Big Town...

Little Big Town teams up with a duo and Dasha goes viral | Music City Minute

We have good news Sugarland fans — the band is back! Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush have teamed up with Little Big Town for a couple huge projects. First is […]
1 month ago
Lainey Wilson and Jelly Roll...

Academy of Country Music announces nominees list for ACM Awards | Music City Minute

The Academy of Country Music announced the nominees for the 59th ACM Awards! Starting with Song of the Year, the nominees are “Fast Car” – Luke Combs, “Heart Like a […]
1 month ago
Morgan Wallen...

Morgan Wallen gets arrested and Jolly Roll has a big night at the CMT Music Awards | Music City Minute

Morgan Wallen found himself in handcuffs in Nashville again. According to reports, Wallen got a little too rowdy at Eric Chruch’s new honkey-tonk, Chief’s. He proceeded to throw a chair […]
1 month ago
Kelsea Ballerini...

CMT Music Awards winners

The list of nominees will be updated as winners are announced. The 23rd Country Music Television Awards marked the first of four shows completely dedicated to country music in 2024. […]
1 month ago
Randy Jackson, Kelly Clarkson, Keith Urban...

Kelly Clarkson Covers Keith Urban’s Hit ‘Somebody Like You’ [WATCH]

The “Kelly Clarkson Show” has become one of the most popular daytime shows and the former American Idol winner performs a hit song during every show. On April 2nd, Clarkson […]
2 months ago
Carrie Underwood...

Country rocker suffers a heart attack and Carrie Underwood’s thoughts on the current state of country | Music City Minute

Country rocker Colt Ford has suffered a heart attack and is currently in an Arizona ICU. His team confirmed the medical event happened following an April 4 show at Whiskey […]
2 months ago
Chayce Beckham...

Behind Chayce Beckham’s hit and Thomas Rhett and Russell Dickerson’s Easter | Music City Minute

I remember the first time I heard Chayce Beckham’s “23” on KYGO. I walked out of the studio, straight into the boss’ office and said, “This song is fire. We […]
2 months ago
Norah Lee and Duane Allen...

Norah Lee Allen passes away and Sam Hunt announces his upcoming ‘Locked Up’ Tour | Music City Minute

On Easter Sunday, Norah Lee Allen passed away. Miss Norah Lee was a long time Opry vocalist as well as the wife to Oak Ridge Boys’ lead singer, Duane Allen. […]
2 months ago
2024 iHeartRadio Music Awards Show...

Three new country albums from Beyoncé, HARDY and Oliver Anthony | Music City Minute

If there is a hole in your soul craving new music, three new albums that run the gamut from country dance to 90s boot stomping country to traditional Americana just […]
2 months ago
2018 CMT Music Awards Arrivals...

Duo temporarily reunites for CMT performance and stories of Kenny Chesney’s early gigs | Music City Minute

Sugarland fans — rejoice, the band is getting back together. Well, temporarily. Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush confirmed they will be performing at the CMT Music Awards with Little Big […]
2 months ago
Morgan Wallen Live...

Country artists in sports and Kane Brown’s father moment | Music City Minute

There is a recurring theme in country music, especially with male artists. That is, falling back on performing when a professional sports career was dashed. Examples include Toby Keith and […]
2 months ago
Sam and Hannah Hunt...

Trisha Yearwood to accept award at CMTs and Sam Hunt’s new music video | Music City Minute

Miss Trisha Yearwood is going to be on hand at the CMT Music Awards, April 7, to accept the very first June Carter Cash Humanitarian Award. The award is named […]
2 months ago
Miranda Lambert...

Country star joins this season of “The Voice” and happenings during Miranda Lambert’s residency | Music City Minute

This week, Keith Urban shared some huge news with fans. The “Blue Ain’t Your Color” singer revealed he will be a Mega Mentor on this season of “The Voice”. Urban […]
2 months ago
CMA Fest 2023 - Day 1...

Carly Pearce gets emotional during concert and Keith Urban’s first interaction Toby Keith | Music City Minute

Last Friday, Miss Carly Pearce shared an emotional moment with the crowd at a show in St. Louis, Mo. Turns out she had been closely following the investigation into the […]
2 months ago
Dierks Bentley Beers On Me Tour - Irvine, CA...

Dierks Bentley teaches his daughter something new and Lainey Wilson’s gets an Australian surprise | Music City Minute

As a father, Dierks Bentley is going through it — teaching his oldest daughter how to drive. A few months ago, he posted a video of Miss Evie’s first time […]
2 months ago
Brian and Brittney...

Brian Kelley’s privacy concerns and Lainey Wilson’s newest brand partnership | Music City Minute

Brian Kelley’s wife, Miss Brittney, has opened up about some serious privacy issues they have been experiencing in their own home. She took to social media with a desperate request: […]
2 months ago
George Strait Performing...

Kip Moore makes a big move and George Strait announces a highly-anticipated show | Music City Minute

Kip Moore is the latest country artist to leave his long-time label. Kip was signed to MCA Nashville and put out six albums while under contract. He posted a statement […]
2 months ago
2024 Country Music Hall Of Fame Induction Announcement...

Josh Turner’s vocal scare and Country Music Hall of Fame inductees announced | Music City Minute

Josh Turner’s baritone voice is instantly recognizable and he’s maintained a very successful career in country and gospel. However, things could have been very different for him. Right before he […]
2 months ago
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - FEBRUARY 11: Reba McEntire performs during the Super Bowl LVIII Pregame at Alle...

Reba McEntire addresses Taylor Swift rumors and Ernest’s new album | Music City Minute

Miss Reba McEntire is setting the record straight. You may have seen a viral post on “X”, claiming that Miss Reba was disappointed when she looked up on the big […]
2 months ago
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 10:  Musicians Dierks Bentley (L) and Chase Rice attend the 2015 CMT Music awa...

Jason Aldean’s son hits a milestone and Dierks Bentley’s identity is mistaken | Music City Minute

Oh, the joys of childhood. Do you remember losing your first tooth? Did you do something wacky like tying floss to your tooth, then around a doorknob and swing the […]
2 months ago
Ashley Cooke Performance...

Ashley Cooke Upgrades and Lainey Wilson’s Special Guest | Music City Minute

“Your Place” singer, Ashley Cooke, is leveling up in her career. She recently posted a picture standing in front of a tour bus. Pretty typical, right? Well, not for her. […]
2 months ago
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WATCH – Kate Hudson Does an Intimate Concert in Colorado, and She Can Sing

She may be a famous actress, but Kate Hudson has been surrounded by music all her life: from being the daughter of the Hudson Brothers’ singer Bill Hudson, to starring in one of the […]
5 months ago
Luke Combs wasted no time in helping a Florida fan being sued for $250,000....

SMC: Luke Combs Makes Good For Florida Fan

Luke Combs was madder than a wet hen when he found out one of his fans was being sued! Combs explained the situation in an early morning post. A woman […]
5 months ago
Kane Brown's single, Heaven, is RIAA Diamond Certified....

SMC: Kane Brown Shines Like A Diamond & Lainey Wilson Is Peak 2020’s

Listen, it is no small feat for an artist to earn a Recording Industry Association of America – Diamond Certification. In order to achieve this, an act must sell 10 […]
5 months ago
Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood go back like rocking chairs!...

SMC: Women Supporting Women – Country Style

We love to see women supporting women – especially in a highly competitive area like country music. Carrie Underwood stopped by Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas to take in a […]
6 months ago
Walker Hayes and Laney Beville Hayes...

SMC: Fancy Like Xmas & The Opry

I know it is pretty early in the season however, I’m gonna call it now: Walker Hayes wins Christmas. Hayes released the official video for Fancy Like Christmas and it […]
6 months ago
Trisha Yearwood and Garth Brooks...

Sheena’s Midday Communiqué: Trisha & Garth Lend Their Voices & Keith Urban Hosts Benefit w/ Vince Gill

Family, friends and former leaders were on hand to say goodbye to former First Lady, Rosalynn Carter. Carter’s funeral took place in Atlanta, GA, yesterday. The service included musical performances […]
6 months ago
NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - JUNE 09:  Keith Urban performs on stage during day two of CMA Fest 2023 at N...

Sheena’s Midday Communiqué

Keith Urban’s rise to fame took some time and a hard look inward. Urban first rose up through the musical ranks in Australia. At the time, he was at a […]
6 months ago
NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - NOVEMBER 14: Blake Shelton performs onstage at the "The Voice" Visits Nashvi...

Sheena’s Midday Communiqué

Blake Shelton is on the talk show circuit to promote the second season of Barmageddon. He recently stopped by The Jennifer Hudson Show and she asked the country star if […]
6 months ago
UNITED STATES - MAY 01:  Memphis Graceland: home of Elvis Presley - On the tracks of the King, 25 y...

Sheena’s Midday Communiqué

Get out the gold rimmed shades, bedazzled bodysuit and blue suede shoes – because Christmas is straight outta Memphis, this year! Miss Riley Keough, Elvis Presley’s granddaughter, announced a very […]
6 months ago
FRISCO, TEXAS - MAY 11: Cole Swindell performs onstage during the 58th Academy Of Country Music Awa...

Sheena’s Midday Communiqué

Cole Swindell wrapped up his whirlwind Twelve Tour over the weekend. Now, for most artists, the final performance is already going to be emotional. However, Cole took it one step […]
6 months ago
NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - JUNE 08: Carly Pearce performs on stage during day one of the CMA Fest 2023 ...

Sheena’s Midday Communiqué

There has been a lot of speculation about Miss Carly Pearce’s relationship with her drummer, BC Taylor. The two have been looking very friendly on their corresponding social medias. Well, […]
6 months ago
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There’s Now An Official Morgan Wallen Halloween Costume

No doubt Morgan Wallen is the biggest thing in country music right now, so a lot of people will want to dress up as him for Halloween, but instead of […]
7 months ago
Photo by John Lamparski/Getty Images...

What Did Zach Bryan Do to Get Arrested?

Everybody saw the mugshot make it rounds on the internet last night, but what exactly did Zach Bryan do to get arrested? Now we know…  According to a police report, […]
9 months ago
Oliver Anthony Music...

How Much Money is Oliver Anthony Making Off of His Viral Hit, ‘Rich Men North of Richmond?’

In just a couple weeks Oliver Anthony has become a household name thinks to his viral hit, Rich Men North of Richmond. Stories have emerged about him even turning down […]
9 months ago
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The Band Perry announces creative break as a group

Today on The Band Perry’s Instagram account, they announced that they would be taking a creative break as a group.  The group which was composed of the siblings Kimberly, Reid […]
1 year ago
Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images for Paramount...

‘Yellowstone’ Star Luke Grimes (Kayce) is Now a Legit Country Singer

Yellowstone is great, but it’s a bunch of actors pretending to be cowboys. However, the show’s Luke Grimes is serious about being a country singer. Luke plays Kayce Dutton on Yellowstone. […]
1 year ago

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson May Have a Future In Country Music

We all learned that Dwayne Johnson had a heck of a singing voice when he surprised us in his role as ‘Maui’ in Disney’s “Moana”.  Get ready to be surprised […]
2 years ago
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There’s Now Pictures of Hardy’s Bus Crash, and They’re Super Scary

Remember last week when Hardy and three others were in a tour bus crash? Well, it was more serious than we thought and left everyone unconscious. Hardy’s photographer was on […]
2 years ago
Photo by Tara Ziemba/Getty Images for NBC...

Blake Shelton is Leaving ‘The Voice’

Something’s just go together… Peanut butter and jelly, socks and shoes, Blake Shelton and The Voice. However, the latter is about to be a thing of the past! After 22 […]
2 years ago
Photo by Terry Wyatt/Getty Images...

What Was Morgan Wallen Doing in Denver This Week?

Morgan Wallen is the biggest thing in country music right now, and as a result he’s really busy. So, if he didn’t have a show in Colorado, why was he […]
2 years ago

Tyler Hubbard Talks About the Future of Florida-Georgia Line, If He’ll Have More Kids and More

Tyler Hubbard will go down in the country music history books as one of the most recognizable voices ever. He and Brian Kelley are (were) Florida-Georgia Line, but it was […]
2 years ago
Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for ACM...

WATCH – Morgan Wallen Drops the Official Video for ‘You Proof’

He’s the biggest thing in country music right now, and Morgan Wallen’s new song You Proof is raising it’s hand as one of the biggest hits the star has put […]
2 years ago
Miranda Lambert - New Venue...

Miranda Lambert Does It First

Miranda Lambert is making history! According to the Nashville Business Journal, Ms. Miranda will be opening a new restaurant and bar! The company she has partnered with said, “In true […]
3 years ago
Elle King has big news!...

Congratulations Elle King!

Elle King has announced she and her fiancé, Dan Tooker are expecting a bundle of joy! Speaking to People, Elle King calls her pregnancy a miracle. She and her fiancé […]
3 years ago
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 08:  Caroline Boyer and singer-songwriter Luke Bryan attends the 2016 CMT Musi...

And Now For Something Completely Different…

Hi there. Social distancing and quarantine might make you go a little bonkers. That’s okay, we get it. To help ease your mind (and provide a much-needed distraction) please enjoy […]
4 years ago
Sep 10, 2016; West Palm Beach, FL, USA; Miranda Lambert performs at Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre. Man...

This Girl Is Fire!

We can all agree that Miranda Lambert is a country music queen. Well now, she’s also the queen of clap backs! Miss Miranda shared a cute post showing her husband […]
5 years ago
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 06:  Mike Fisher (L) and Carrie Underwood attend the 2018 CMT Music Awards at ...

Carrie Underwood: FaceApp Challenge Accepted

Have you tired the FaceApp challenge yet? Tons of folks have jumped on the bandwagon to see how good (or bad) they’ll age. Needless to say, results do not disappoint. […]
5 years ago
NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 14:  (FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY) Jordan Davis and Kristin O'Connor attend the...

Jordan And Kristen Davis Have Big News!

Congratulations to Jordan Davis and his wife Kristen who are expecting! Although the couple didn’t announce and specific details, they did tell PEOPLE: “This is a really special moment and we’ve […]
5 years ago

Here It Is!

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. That may be true… but it’s hard to form words when you can’t stop drooling. THIS ladies and gentlemen is the […]
5 years ago
Morgane Stapleton and Chris Stapleton...

Can we talk about how beautiful Morgane Stapleton looked at the ACM Awards?

Being pregnant is tough. I can’t imagine it’s any easier for folks who are famous. That being said, Morgane Stapleton, wife of Chris Stapleton, ROCKED the Red Carpet and a […]
5 years ago