Kenny Chesney

The Power of Simplicity in Songwriting

Songwriter Marty Dodson discusses the power of simplicity in a great song.<p>0<p>SHARES<p>"I can't make you love me if you don't<br>You can't make your heart feel …

Guitar

Kenny Chesney Makes a Big Move

Kenny Chesney is on the verge of another creative renaissance.<p>The country superstar has announced his next big move, a new record deal with Warner …

Tim McGraw

Kenny Chesney Moves to Warner Music Nashville, Exiting Sony Music

Country superstar has signed with Warner Music Nashville, leaving his longtime home of Sony Music Nashville.<p>“It is a big deal to change labels,” …

Dustin Lynch, More Country Artists Added to Country Jam 2018

Dustin Lynch, Kip Moore, Luke Combs and more are among the all-star artists who have joined the lineup for Country Jam 2018.<p>Brett Young, Josh Turner, …

Country Music

Kenny Chesney Leaves Longtime Label Home

Kenny Chesney is leaving his label home of more than 20 years, Sony Music Nashville, to sign with Warner Music Nashville, it was revealed Jan. …

Country Music

Kenny Chesney Signs With Warner Nashville

In one of the most surprising defections in modern country music history, Kenny Chesney is leaving Sony Music, his label home for nearly the entirety …

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This song started a tidal wave in country music

"No Shoes" songwriter Casey Beathard jokingly wonders if other artists owe him royalties.

Owe

Who Will Be The First Three 2018 "SNL" Performers?

See Eminem's Three-Song Medley Performance From "SNL"<p>Nov 20, 2017 - 11:13 am<p>'2018 GRAMMY Nominees' Album, Featuring 21 Hits, Available Now<p>Jan 12, …

Music

Country faves Zac Brown Band returning to Target Field on Aug. 10

This will be the Georgia twangers' third time at the Twins ballpark and second time headlining.

Country Music

Nashville's SOLID Combines Networking and Community Service to Connect Future Music Industry Leaders

Nashville continues to enjoy the reputation as one of the most vibrant and commercially viable music industry cities in the world -- and helping to …

George Strait

Tickets on sale Jan. 11-17: Concerts and more

Most tickets available at www.ticketmaster.com, www.livenation.com, www.aeglive.com or www.ticketweb.com. Additional charges might apply.<p><b>THURSDAY</b><p><b>Born</b> …

Detroit

The 10 Best-Selling Country Albums of 2017 Came From Keith Urban, Chris Stapleton, Thomas Rhett & More—But Who's No. 1?

Nielsen Music released the 10 Best-Selling Country Albums of 2017, and a familiar name is once again at the top of the list: Chris Stapleton.<p>Chris …

Country Music

Q&A: 'HLN's Morning Express' anchor Robin Meade talks music career, Eddie's Attic, singer-songwriter Darrell Scott - Atlanta Business Chronicle

By Phil W. Hudson <br>– Staff Writer, Atlanta Business Chronicle<p>Jan 8, 2018, 9:00am EST<p>Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Phil W. Hudson and Atlanta radio …

Don Felder

High-tech Atlanta stadium a hit with fans after early woes

ATLANTA (AP) — Mercedes-Benz Stadium is about to be on perhaps its largest national stage — Monday night's College Football Playoff title game — and fans say Atlanta's new $1.5 billion facility is living up to the hype despite a series of construction setbacks that delayed its opening.<p>The game at …

Sports

Every #1 album from 2017, ranked

Thirty-seven albums made it to the top of the Billboard 200 last year. Here’s every last damn one of them, listed from worst to best.<p><b>37.</b> <b>Pentatonix—</b><i>A</i> …

Father John Misty

I’m just going to say it: I am a fan of the Jacksonville Jaguars

Like most Jacksonville Jaguars fans, I never actually attended any Jacksonville Jaguars games while I lived in Jacksonville.<p>I only visited (speedily clicks over to Google) EverBank Stadium years later when another, better team arrived for a road game. That team was the Chicago Bears — so let’s all …

Golf

Country Music Tours Hitting the Road in 2018

Some of the biggest stars in country music will be hitting the road in 2018, and quite a few have already announced their plans.<p>Perennial favorites …

Country Music

Here's the Full "Bumper Music List" from @TommyO53

The other day on The Power Trip the guys passed over the reins to Tommy Olson to come up with all the bumper music for the show. Tommy took his job …

Van Morrison

Little Big Town Performing at the 2018 Grammy Awards

The first round of performers at the 2018 Grammy Awards have been announced, and Little Big Town are among the artists slated to take the stage.<p>The …

Little Big Town (Band)

Revealed: Country music's most listened to artists in 2017

CLOSE<p>Chris Stapleton talks about the privilege of giving back.<p>Chris Stapleton dominated country music listening in 2017, outpacing his closest …

Chris Stapleton

Our 2018 Grammy Awards Predictions — Make Yours!

The 2018 Grammy Awards are less than a month away, and that means it's time for the staff of Taste of Country and our readers to face off in our …

Little Big Town (Band)

C Spire signs on as sponsor of concerts at Brandon's new amphitheater

CLOSE<p>Download The Clarion-Ledger app for free on the Apple app store or Google Play.<p>C Spire, the telecommunications company based in Ridgeland, has …

Mississippi

Producer Rick Hall, 'Father of Muscle Shoals Music,' Dead at 85

Fame Studios founder launched career of Aretha Franklin, published and recorded numerous R&B, pop and country songs<p>Legendary record producer and Fame …

Music

Inside Pro Surfer Laird Hamilton's Closet: Shorts, Wetsuits and Gucci Sandals

One glimpse into professional surfer Laird Hamilton’s closet and you know he doesn’t have an average suit-wearing, 9-to-5 type of job.<p>“Most of these …

Laird Hamilton

Eminem Takes the Top Spot on Billboard's Artist 100 Chart

There's no doubt that Eminem has had a fantastic 2017, anchored on the release of his latest album, <i>Revival,</i> which debuted at no. 1 on the Billboard …

Eminem

Kenny Chesney Tour, Lanco's Debut Album Highlight 2018 in Country Music

Tours by Chesney and Shania Twain, and debut albums by Lanco and Devin Dawson are on tap for the new year<p>As 2017 comes to an end, a new year of …

Shania Twain

These Artists Might Be The Next To Join The 10 No. 1 Albums Club

This week, Eminem leads the albums chart here in the United States with his new release <i>Revival</i>, which kicks off at No. 1 with relative ease. The hip-hop star has been landing chart-toppers for almost 20 years now, and it seems like at this point, any project he releases will rack up enough sales …

Award Shows

25 Reminders That 2017 Wasn't as Bad as It Seemed

2017 has been a tough year in country music and elsewhere in the world, but there were plenty of good things happening, too. It's important to look …

Country Music

Eminem Just Achieved A Historic Feat With Revival

After ending his four-year album drought with the recently released <i>Revival</i>, Eminem has found himself in a familiar spot: the top of the charts.<p>For …

Kendrick Lamar

Eminem’s New Album Tops the Billboard 200 Chart Amid Donald Trump Attacks

Eminem continues his reign as the top-selling hip hop artist of all time with his new album <i>Revival</i>.<p>The record marks Eminem’s eighth consecutive No. 1 …

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