Little Big Town’s ‘Pontoon’ Hits Platinum Certification
As anticipated, Little Big Town‘s summertime anthem, ‘Pontoon,’ has officially been certified platinum for digital downloads exceeding one million copies sold. The tune was an instant smash for the four-piece group following its release, and it has also become the highest-charting single of their career.
Eric Church Recording Live Album on Tour
Even though Eric Church recently said he would be stepping away from the spotlight in the new year, he’ll still be on the radar. As a way to thank his loyal followers for hundreds of sold-out concerts, Church will be releasing his very first live album in the beginning of 2013.
George Jones Assures He ‘Still Don’t Need No Rockin’ Chair’
Recently, rumors have been whirling about George Jones‘ ‘declining’ health, which has had fans anxious to hear the latest on Possum. An official release from the singer’s camp this week confirms that the legend is “alive and well, and happy to be touring.”
Carrie Underwood Weighs in on Possibility of Having a Country Music Judge on ‘Idol’
As rumors buzz on the media networks about who will be filling the shoes on ‘American Idol’ for the new judges, many country names were tossed around, including Brad Paisley and Keith Urban, the latter of which has been thisclose to confirmed.
Eli Young Band’s Mike Eli Talks About the ‘New Dynamic’ His Baby Brings to Band
It’s hardly been a month since Mike Eli — frontman of the Eli Young Band — became a dad, but his life has already changed drastically. The new addition to the family has also given Eli’s bandmates a taste of what life with a child is all about.
Little Big Town to Help End Child Hunger This Fall
With the fall season quickly approaching, folks start putting their hearts to good use by helping the less fortunate as we enter into the holiday season. The members of Little Big Town are doing just that by partnering with ConAgra Foods to help with the company’s Child Hunger Ends Here campaign.
Hunter Hayes Scores First Platinum-Selling Single With ‘Wanted’
Hunter Hayes is not only celebrating his very first Top 5 hit single this week with ‘Wanted,’ but he is also basking in the joy of having his very first platinum-selling single with the same song. ‘Wanted’ has officially sold over one million copies, according to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
Tim McGraw Says Giving Homes to Veterans Left an ‘Indelible Mark’ on Him
This past weekend was bittersweet for Tim McGraw, as he completed his mission of giving mortgage-free homes to veterans in need in each city on the Brothers of the Sun Tour.
Justin Moore Releases Tear-Jerking New Video for "Til My Last Day’
If there’s one thing Justin Moore knows how to do with his music videos, its pull on the heartstrings of the viewer, just as he did with the emotional ‘If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away’ and the sentimental ‘Small Town USA.’ Well, he’s at it again with the second ”Til My Last Day’ video.
Eli Young Band Cross Fingers for Nominations at the 2012 CMA Awards
With the reveal of the 2012 CMA Awards nominees just days away, the Eli Young Band guys — like many country artists — are wondering if they will hear their name called in any categories. Having just celebrated their second chart-topping hit, ‘Even if It Breaks Your Heart,’ the band members joke that they will any nominations that come their way.
Thomas Rhett Diagnosed With Tonsillitis and Mononucleosis, Cancels Shows
Unfortunately, Thomas Rhett will be spending the weekend in bed rather than onstage. Doctors ordered the ‘Beer With Jesus’ singer to cancel his weekend performances after diagnosing him with Tonsillitis and Mononucleosis, according to a post on his official Facebook page.
Josh Thompson Is Not Above ‘Screaming Like a Woman’ if Ever Attacked by a Bear
Josh Thompson is no stranger to the outdoor lifestyle. The singer spent much time in the woods while growing up in Wisconsin, especially when he spent months involved in a wilderness guide course, where he lived with a small group of students deep in the woods, using what little resources they had around them to survive.