• Blake Shelton Is Blake Buck in “Doing It to Country Songs”
    Blake Shelton and the Oak Ridge Boys‘ suggestive “Doing It to Country Songs” gets a family-friendly spin in a new animated video for their hit collaboration. Set in a honky-tonk on the shores of Lake Shelton, the clip has the Oklahoma singer reimagined as the six-pointed “Blake Buck” as he gets ready for a show... […]
  • RCA Studio B Will Celebrate 60th Anniversary With Special Events and Performances
    Historic RCA Studio B in Nashville will celebrates its 60th anniversary from Aug. 17 through Oct. 29 with special surprise performances during random public tours and unique after-hours programming. Located on Music Row, the studio was once the recording home of country and pop music legends such as Chet Atkins, Dolly Parton, Elvis Presley, Charley... […]
  • Cole Swindell on the Pressure for No. 1
    Since his debut song “Chillin’ It,” Cole Swindell has made it to the top of the charts with every one of his singles. All six of them have ended up in the Top 10. So will his latest single, “Flatliner,” follow their lead or break his lucky streak? “I would think at some point that... […]
  • The Truths of Walker Hayes’ Ups and Downs
    “Most of the time in Nashville, you’re so replaceable. Anybody can get another nice-looking guy to sing a country song.” That’s what Walker Hayes told Billboard Country Update. The story chronicles Hayes’ first attempts at country music fame, with singles that failed to chart back in 2010-2011, and his more recent attempt on a new... […]
  • Truly Blessed With Trulee Brice
    Lee Brice‘s latest single “Boy” is one he calls a special, special song. “It’s one of those songs I wish I’d written,” Brice told me before he took the stage at Chicago’s Windy City Smokeout on July 16. “It’ll be around forever, I think. When I sing it onstage, I bring out my phone and... […]