Miranda Lambert is feeling grateful. A lot of country artists and bands are feeling grateful today. The 2021 CMA Award nominations are out. The Country Music Association Awards are coming in two months. The nominations were announced on Thursday, September 9. Some of the genre’s biggest artists in country music will take to the stage
Carrie Underwood and Jason Aldean have something planned for fans. The American Idol alum is back to making country music again. This comes after the release of her first-ever gospel album. Last year, she released her first-ever Christmas album. Carrie has been exploring different musical genres lately. Now, it looks like she’s getting back to
His fans know full well that Jimmie Allen does it all. This morning, the 2021 ACM New Male Artist of the Year added another feather to his artistic cap. At last, the “Best Shot” singer confirms the rumors are true! He’s part of the Season 30 cast of Dancing with the Stars and he caps
In these challenging times, Miranda Lambert is helping fans through her music. Earlier this year, the country star released her latest album, The Marfa Tapes, alongside collaborators Jon Randall and Jack Ingram. Some would describe it as a demo tape, a live album, and an acapella album all rolled into one. The trio headed out
Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani had a “good time” at the CMA Summer Jam. It probably has to do with the fact that the couple is happy anywhere they go together. The two are currently on their so-called “Honeymoon Tour.” Gwen followed Blake on his Heroes & Friends Tour, which kicked off last month. They
Although buoyant country music superstar Keith Urban always finds a way to keep his artistry and music coming for his faithful fans, lovingly known as monkeys, his performance on Today, this morning, September 3, proves there’s nothing like playing live. Aside from playing “a few festivals” in recent weeks, the guitar guru affirms to co-hosts
Not surprisingly, country music standout Ashley McBryde took the pandemic pause to everything that comprises life in Music City much like her peers– as a gut punch. Last November, for the CMA Awards preview special, Country Strong, the “Girl Going Nowhere” singer-songwriter sat in a circle with contemporaries Jimmie Allen, Darius Rucker, and Charlie Worsham
It’s no understatement to say that Dolly Parton is a born visionary. Long before vision boards were a thing, little Dolly Rebecca Parton sensed her destiny. Her first song, “Little Tiny Tasseltop” came tumbling out before the unparalleled singer-songwriter knew how to read or write. Just five years later, Dolly and her beloved uncle, Bill
Country music songstress and powerful truth-teller Mickey Guyton delivers her piercing, personal truth with a vocal prowess that makes her impossible to miss. The “Black Like Me” singer-songwriter saw the power of a single song create the singular moment which sparks the song to resonate within countless hearts, to an audience of all colors, amid
By any standard, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill earn every accolade of love and respect as country music royalty. Strictly by the numbers and showcasing her mammoth talent, Faith has more Grammys than Tim, but no one disputes how the man in the black hat marshals the creative and social energy to turn the songs
Caleb Lee Hutchinson sang his praises for Miranda Lambert. The Nashville-based artist made his start on Season 16 of American Idol. Miranda understands the pressures of competition. She competed on Nashville Star. She has influenced many young and aspiring artists along the way. Caleb Lee is one of those who sought inspiration from her. He
No other genre throws a celebration like country music and it’s no surprise that Keith Urban is usually at the top of any list of performers. The multiple ACM and CMA Award honoree charges up the passion for music and the performing life with his contagious new anthem, “Wild Hearts” and now joins the roster
Kelly Clarkson and Blake Shelton are together again. As Country Music Alley previously reported, the American Idol alum shared support for her good friend. Despite what fans may think, the two are still on good terms. They’re not even letting Kelly’s ex-husband Brandon Blackstock get in the middle of their friendship. Kelly has been a
Kelly Clarkson and Blake Shelton are on good terms. Fans previously assumed that she threw shade at him when she took a trip to Las Vegas. Last weekend, Kelly and her two girlfriends jetted off to Sin City to watch King of Country George Strait live in concert. She needed this trip amid her ongoing
Travis Tritt had some things to say about coronavirus vaccination requirements. Interestingly enough, it appears he offered up his opinion, unsolicited. However, he still managed to find a venue to spread his opinion once the media received his official release. Tritt, who has been a country music legend for decades, is not a fan of
By her own admission, Dolly Parton loves to sparkle in vibrant colors. The country music marvel deems her high heels, her makeup, and the portable hair she’s free to change on a whim, her wigs, as daily essentials. On the other hand, a peek into Dolly Parton’s daily beauty regimen reveals her faithfulness to many
Florida Georgia Line is the latest country music act to announce it is canceling its fall tour. This cancellation isn’t because of any illness or injury among the group. Instead, the group is calling it a year touring wise because of the resurgent coronavirus pandemic. The group announced the unfortunate news via their Instagram account.
Guitar virtuoso and veritable country music hitmaker Keith Urban keenly understands the healing power of music. Particularly through these pandemic days when the virus surges two steps ahead of heroic front-line healers, the New Zealand-born Australian singer-songwriter-producer creates songs as a balm to the spirit. Through his own open spirit in collaboration, Urban also reminds
No one calls country music original Jimmie Allen lazy. The ACM Award winner as New Male Artist of the Year for 2021 barely takes a minute to catch his breath between projects. Already this year, the “Best Shot” artist collaborated with a stellar lineup of stars across genres to create The Bettie James Gold Edition.
Carrie Underwood and controversy are rarely seen in the same sentence. The country singer shocked some of her fans on social media. It all started when she liked a tweet about anti-mask mandates. The Delta variant has taken over the U.S. It has led to mask and vaccine mandates in some parts of the countries.