Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line and Blake Shelton were among the artists who walked away big winners tonight (Dec. 10) during the fourth annual American Country Awards in Las Vegas.
Country Thunder Wisconsin is the place to be next July for all things country. Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert and Brantley Gilbert have been announced as headliners at the 2014 festival, which takes place July 24 – 27 in Twin Lakes, Wisconsin.
“It’s not the kind of song Miranda would normally do,” Urban told Radio.com, “but her voice is the first one I heard in my head.”
“The song ‘We Were Us’ came along,” said Urban, “and it’s not the kind of song Miranda would normally do, but her voice is the first one I heard in my head.”
Today’s rock charts showcase folk, indie, and electronic sounds, while in country, artists like Church, Brown, and Jason Aldean are aiming for a louder, more guitar-driven sound. Is this the future of the format?
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Brandy Clark battled for two years to get her record out, but it’s now topping off a banner year for the singer/songwriter, who doesn’t mind bending the usually traditional genre’s rules a little bit.
“It never was hard to write a song. It was an easy thing to do to make a rhyme,” he said. “I guess songwriters are supposed to be able to do that. Whether it’s good or not, that’s up to somebody else.”
Who better to duet on a love song than married couple Faith Hill and Tim McGraw? Here’s a look at 10 of the best duets in country music.
When it comes to writing and recording her next album, Miranda Lambert has a tough act to follow: herself. Should the country superstar go fierce or friendly? Or try something else entirely?
George Strait, Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Eric Church, Reba McEntire, and Alabama have now been added to the November concert in Nashville honoring country legend George Jones, who passed away this past April.
“The 16 songs cover a lot of ground,” Urban says of his new album, and “there’s something about each track that is very much a part of who I am. Even if it’s a song I haven’t written, I make a connection and hope others do, too.”
“I just love Miranda’s voice. I love her artistry. We did some shows together many years ago. She got up and did a song with me each night and I loved our voices together,” he said.
Tom Petty has a beef with modern country music, which he recently called “bad rock with a fiddle.” Well, Tom, listen to these ten songs and see if you don’t change your mind.
Instead, Miranda Lambert will perform solo during all scheduled shows this month.