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CARRIE UNDERWOOD tripped on stage last week and injured her foot. Doctors checked her out after the show and fitted her up with a sexy black walking boot. She Tweeted, "Hey, remember that time in
Keith Urban hit the
Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Hunter Hayes and Florida Georgia Line are just a few of the artists featured in the book "Once-A-Day Country Faith: 56 Reflections from Today's Leading Country Music Stars". It's 56 different country artists reflecting on what their faith means to them. It'll be out November 6th. You can pre-order it now at Amazon.com.
Keith Urban is doing "A Little Bit of Everything" leading up to the release of his new album, Fuse, which will be released on TOMORROW. Today, Keith will be in
Toby Keith is gearing up for the release of his new album Drinks After Work.Toby and his buddy Sammy Hagar do a cover of "Margaritaville" as a bonus track. The 10-song standard album and the 13-song bonus edition hit stores on October 29th.
Scotty McCreery has committed to donate $50,000 to various youth baseball programs as part of a six-city Major League Baseball ballpark tour. Scotty’s first donation was last Thursday in Tampa where he gave a $5000 check to a local youth organization. Future stops include San Diego on Sunday and Philadelphia next Thursday.
Start your engines -- Brantley Gilbert will stage a concert before the GEICO 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 15th. Fans with a ticket to the race have special access to the concert and grandstand seating. In the meantime, Brantley performs tonight with Florida Georgia Line in Gilford, New Hampshire.
News about the 2014 leg of George Strait’s The Cowboy Rides Away Tour is coming Monday! The King of Country will hold a press conference announcement live at 11 a.m. CT via GeorgeStrait.com, YouTube.com/georgestrait and Twitter by following @georgestrait. On Sunday, George will toss the coin at the Dallas Cowboys' season-opener against the New York Giants at AT&T Stadium.
Justin Moore and Lady Antebellum have plans to stage major tours this fall, while Vegas runs for Shania Twain and Faith Hill and Tim McGraw continue in October.
This is so cool...thanks, Internet. Someone slowed down Dolly Parton's CLASSIC "Jolene" to half speed or so...and it sounds awesome. We're sort of obsessed. Check it out.
Check out the new video from a LOCAL favorite, Will Hoge that he did for Chevy Silverado's "Strong" campaign! Hoge received a Country Music Association nomination, an Academy of Country Music nomination and a Grammy nomination for "Country Song of the Year" for "Even If It Breaks Your Heart". The song was recorded by the Eli Young Band and reached #1 on the country charts. See him at the Music Farm November 2.