Category: Country News

Watch now: Thomas Rhett illustrates the message of “Remember You Young” in new video

The Valory Music Co.You may have to watch Thomas Rhett‘s music video for “Remember You Young” a time or two to figure out exactly what’s happening. But once you do, it’ll move you as much as the song. TR performs the song barefoot in a virtual hall of mirrors, as the camera follows the storyline of …

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‘Who’s Gonna Fill Their Shoes?’: Ken Burns reveals who’s missing in ‘Country Music’

PBSFilmmaker Ken Burns admits there’s one person noticeably missing from his sixteen-hour Country Music documentary on PBS. “We were in negotiation with George Jones‘s people,” he tells ABC Radio. “We thought that our next trip — which was gonna be a week-long trip that would get us 10 or 12 interviews — George would be part of it. And he …

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Jimmie Allen remembers his dad on social media

Broken BowJimmie Allen‘s mourning the passing of his father, who died this weekend. Though he didn’t give specific details, he posted about his dad’s death on social media on Friday.  “Saying goodbye to my daddy is the hardest thing I’ve ever had to do,” the Milton, Delaware native said. “As you get older, you sometimes think about …

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Thomas Rhett’s wife Lauren reveals how they ‘Live in Love’ in new book

BallantineEver since Thomas Rhett put out his smash “Die a Happy Man” back in 2015, fans have been following his romance with his wife Lauren. After they adopted their daughter Willa Gray from a Ugandan orphanage and Ada James was born, interest in their family has only grown. Now, as the couple prepares to welcome their third daughter, Lauren’s taking fans even …

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Sam Hunt is “Sinnin’ with You” in first preview of new album due “first of the year”

ABC/Mark LevineThere’s new music coming from Sam Hunt “in about a month or so,” and “a new record coming out first of the year.” That’s what the “Body Like a Back Road” hitmaker  said Thursday night during his Calgary, Alberta appearance on the Bud Light Dive Bar Tour. Toward the end of his set, Sam went on …

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Martina McBride gets ‘Vocal’ in new podcast featuring Garth, Loretta, and more

ABC/Mark LevineGarth Brooks will be Martina McBride’s first guest when she launches her new podcast on Friday, September 27. Martina and the Country Music Hall of Famer go way back, since she used to sell t-shirts on the road for him. You’ll also hear from Lauren Alaina, Pam Tillis, Dustin Lynch, Rosanne Cash, Sara Evans, Don Was, Brenda Lee, Runaway June, Howie Mandel and Loretta Lynn during the first …

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Wedding watch: Carly Pearce’s trip down the aisle will be “very special and very Carly & Michael,” she says

ABC/Image Group LAThe exact timing of Carly Pearce’s wedding to Michael Ray is top secret, but all the pieces seem to be in place for it to happen anytime. Carly started September with a bachelorette bash at her former workplace — Dollywood — and a few days later, she and Michael picked up their marriage license. Then, this past …

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Josh Turner postpones September dates after fatal bus crash

MCA NashvilleJosh Turner is rescheduling the remainder of his September dates after one person was killed and seven more were injured when a tour bus carrying his crew crashed in Shandon, California late Wednesday night. “Josh Turner and his road family have suffered a devastating loss,” says a statement from Josh’s publicist. “Please keep the crew, …

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LOCASH launches “One Big Country…” movement with new video and tour

Wheelhouse Records/BBR Music Group LOCASH is turning “One Big Country Song” into One Big Country Tour. From now through March of next year, the duo’s dates will be known as the One Big Country Tour. Next Tuesday, the “One Big Country Song” video from Preston Brust and Chris Lucas will also premiere on CMT. Preston explains, “Our goal for the …

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In 2020, you’ll get to see Luke Combs — on the What You See Is What You Get Tour

River House Artists/Columbia NashvilleLuke Combs’ Beer Never Broke My Heart Tour will be going strong through the end of the year, but he’s already mapped out the next leg of his journey. He’ll launch the What You See Is What You Get Tour next February with Ashley McBryde and Drew Parker opening the dates. The new tour takes its …

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