Category: Country News

This One’s for the Girls: Jon Pardi answers George Strait’s “The Cowboy Rides Away”

Capitol Nashville Jon Pardi plans to put out a new track every month until his Heartache Medication album arrives on September 27. The first one, “Ain’t Always the Cowboy,” came out on Friday. While George Strait famously proclaimed, “This is where the cowboy rides away” in his #5 hit from 1985, Jon’s new song asserts that sometimes women don’t want …

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Cole’s Swindell’s “Down Home Sessions V” has rules: “No workin’ during during drinkin’ hours”

ABC/Image Group LA If you can’t wait for the weekend, Cole Swindell has the perfect song for five o’clock on Friday. “No workin’ during drinkin’ hours, round here we ain’t got no boss,” he sings on the first track released from his fifth Down Home Sessions EP. You can stream or download “Drinkin’ Hours” now.    “I can’t believe I am …

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Trisha Yearwood is “Every Girl” on new album coming August 30

Gwendolyn RecordsTrisha Yearwood’s first all-new country album in more than a decade will arrive August 30.  It’s called Every Girl, in a nod to its lead single. The two-time CMA Female Vocalist of the Year revealed the news ahead of schedule on her socials. “My album cover was leaked early,” Trisha posted. “So I said to myself …

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Kane Brown does “One Thing Right” in his new track with Marshmello

ABC/Image Group LAKane Brown becomes the first country artist ever to collaborate with superstar electronic music producer and DJ Marshmello, with the pair’s track “One Thing Right,” which is new today. The “Good As You” hitmaker connected with the helmet-wearing DJ at last year’s American Music Awards, where they were both winners.  That led to Kane offering …

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Aaron Watson says Kristofferson, Willie, Pink Floyd and the Beatles helped him put on his “Red Bandana”

BIG Label Records Aaron Watson‘s been a successful independent artist in Texas for two decades, even sending records like 2015’s The Underdog to the top of the Billboard country albums chart. But today, with the release of Red Bandana, he’s taking independent to the next level. “The new record has twenty new songs. I wrote …

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This “Collaboration” won’t “Blow”: Chris Stapleton teams up with Ed Sheeran and Bruno Mars

ABC/Mark LevineChris Stapleton fans may be anxious for news of his next studio album, but the Traveller phenom is offering up plenty of collaborations and individual tracks in the meantime. The latest finds him singing with Ed Sheeran on “Blow,” from the British pop superstar’s No. 6 Collaborations Project, which comes out July 12. The cut also features musical sensation Bruno Mars. …

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Sam Hunt’s planning a “House Party,” but is he making new music?

ABC/Mark Levine If you’re gonna throw a “House Party,” who better to book for the entertainment than Sam Hunt? That’s exactly what Bud Light has done, locking in the “House Party” hitmaker to play a live show in a real home September 19 in Calgary, Alberta. This will be the second edition of the Bud Light …

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Cole Swindell institutes new “Drinkin’ Hours” this Friday

ABC/Image Group LA Drinkin’ Hours will officially kick off for Cole Swindell on Friday. That’s the title of the fifth EP in Cole’s popular Down Home Sessions series, but this time, he’s doing it a little bit differently. For Drinkin’ Hours: Down Home Sessions V, the Georgia native will put out a new song every month for the next five months. …

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Move over, mom: Carrie Underwood’s Cry Pretty Tour is turning out to be a “Carnival Ride” for Isaiah Fisher

ABC/Mark Levine It’s quite possible that nobody’s having more fun on Carrie Underwood’s Cry Pretty Tour than her four-year-old son, Isaiah. He’s come a long way from the days when he’d never seen his mom perform, since she typically went on after his bedtime. Now, from time to time, you’ll spot him in the audience with his …

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Trisha Yearwood’s proud, and “very surprised,” to carry the torch for “Every Girl in This Town”

ABC/Image Group LA Even though Trisha Yearwood‘s been in the music business for nearly thirty years, her latest single, “Every Girl in This Town,” is the highest-debuting song of her career so far. The two-time CMA Female Vocalist of the Year confesses it caught her a little off guard. “I probably shouldn’t say this,” Trisha admits, “but I’m …

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