Category Archives: Country Music News

The mysterious final resting place of Merle Haggard

The mysterious final resting place of Merle Haggard

Hachette BooksAccomplished biographer Marc Eliot tackles the tale of one of country music’s greatest legends in his new book, The Hag: The Life, Times, and Music of Merle Haggard. Previously, the best-selling author’s written books with James Brown, Donna Summer, and Barry White, and taken on the stories of the Eagles, Bruce Springsteen, John Wayne and others. Since Haggard’s death in April 2016, Eliot’s uncovered a…read more »

Blake Shelton hits are getting revamped as ‘Rockabye Baby!’ lullabies

Blake Shelton hits are getting revamped as ‘Rockabye Baby!’ lullabies

ABCFans of all ages will soon be getting a dreamy new perspective on Blake Shelton’s biggest hits: They’re being released as lullabies. Rockabye Baby! Lullaby Renditions of Blake Shelton will be out February 4. Country radio favorites like “Ol’ Red,” “Boys ‘Round Here” and “Happy Anywhere” will be transformed into gentle, xylophone-laden lullabies for the…read more »

Kane Brown’s plan to “be the fittest guy in country music”

Kane Brown’s plan to “be the fittest guy in country music”

ABCIf you keep up with Kane Brown, you probably know the singer’s on a path to “be the fittest guy in country music,” as he recently told Men’s Health.  If you happen to be on a similar journey, you’ll be interested to know the “One Mississippi” hitmaker’s also giving us a glimpse at how he plans to…read more »

“Who doesn’t love Betty White?”: Trisha Yearwood remembers a late legend, raises more than $38k for animals

“Who doesn’t love Betty White?”: Trisha Yearwood remembers a late legend, raises more than $38k for animals

ABCTrisha Yearwood recently tried her hand at the #BettyWhiteChallenge, with big results: Her fundraising drive in honor of Betty White’s 100th birthday raised $38,000 in donations for her pet charity, Dottie’s Yard. “Who doesn’t love Betty White?” Trisha said during her online fundraiser. “And I just think Betty right now is so happy that this…read more »

Maddie & Tae band mate Taylor Kerr’s baby girl arrives early: “She decided to be a Capricorn like her daddy”

Maddie & Tae band mate Taylor Kerr’s baby girl arrives early: “She decided to be a Capricorn like her daddy”

ABCOn Thursday, Maddie & Tae’s Taylor Kerr announced the birth of her daughter, Leighton Grace. The baby girl is Taylor’s first child with her husband, Josh Kerr, and she arrived significantly early, but fortunately, Leighton is doing well. “She’s beautiful, strong and everything we have ever dreamed of,” Taylor wrote on Maddie & Tae’s socials.…read more »