The Time Chris Stapleton Covered BB King’s “The Thrill is Gone”

Though BB King wasn’t the first to record “The Thrill is Gone,” he is the one who made it a worldwide hit. King’s version was originally released in 1969 on his Completely Well album. He even won a GRAMMY for the tune in 1970. Of course, Chris Stapleton covers it and of course, he makes … Read more

Fun Facts About the 2016 GRAMMY Country Album of the Year Nominees

This year’s GRAMMY Country Album of the Year nominees are stacked, so predicting the winner is a bit of a toss-up. We’ve got out-of-the-box singer/songwriter Sam Hunt, retro cowgirl Kacey Musgraves, classic country beauty Ashley Monroe, powerhouse quartet Little Big Town and country breakout star Chris Stapleton to choose between — if the awards were … Read more

Luke Bryan Crashed a Wedding in Mexico

Kind of. Luke Bryan returned to the beach in Mexico for his second annual, Luke Bryan’s Crash My Playa, featuring country music buddies, Craig Campbell, Brett Eldredge, Sam Hunt, Dustin Lynch, Chris Stapleton, Dierks Bentley and Cole Swindell. Luke also headlined two nights of the weekend.  Somehow, in the middle of all these shows, Luke crashed a wedding. … Read more

Kacey Musgraves’ “Five Finger Discount” is About The Girl Who Stole a Bunch of Her Stuff and Put the Items on Facebook

During a recent show in Dallas, Kacey Musgraves wowed the crowd, which was full of her family and friends, with the story of the girl who “stole a bunch of bunch of shit” from her. The song, “Five Finger Discount” isn’t on either of Kacey’s albums, but it sure could be. Before playing the first … Read more

Thomas Rhett Says His Wife Makes Him “Up His Game”

Thomas Rhett’s five-week No. 1 song, “Die A Happy Man,” was inspired by his wife Lauren, who also encouraged him to include some sweeter songs on his Tangled Up album. When it comes to hit songs, Lauren has been encouraging and inspiring Thomas for years and obviously, whatever she is saying to him is working. … Read more

3 New Ariat Boot Styles That Will Turn Heads

Why not start out the new year with a brand spankin’ new pair of Ariat boots? Whether they’re your first pair of cowboy boots or just another addition to your collection, Ariat boots never disappoint. These leather cowboy boots will bring out your inner country girl, guaranteed. These 3 New Ariat Boots Will Have You … Read more

Jennifer Lopez Covered Lee Ann Womack’s “I Hope You Dance” and It was Stunning

As a part of her All I Have residency kickoff show in Las Vegas recently, Jennifer Lopez performed Lee Ann Womack‘s smash hit “I Hope You Dance.” After a show full of numerous costume changes and surprise guests such as T.I., Justin Bieber, Ryan Seacrest and Rebel Wilson, the pop diva and “American Idol” judge’s performance of … Read more

8 Cross Body Bags That Are Perfect For Your Next Adventure

There’s really nothing worse than getting a backache from carrying a heavy shoulder-bag around a new city you’re exploring or while rocking out at a concert. After a while, it starts to feel like you’re carrying around a big sack of bricks or sand and, suddenly, your fun outing doesn’t seem so exciting anymore — nothing … Read more

Old Dominion Shares the Secret Behind the Creation of Their No. 1 Song “Break Up With Him”

There are numerous No. 1 hits between the members of country group Old Dominion. Collectively, the band members have written hits for artists like Kenny Chesney, Tyler Farr and The Band Perry, but their most recent No. 1 hit is particularly special to the group. The band’s latest hit “Break Up With Him” has finally reached No. 1 and the band … Read more

Kelsea Ballerini Covers Rihanna’s “Take a Bow” With Just An Acoustic Guitar

Kelsea Ballerini can do it all. She can get dark and dramatic on national TV, wow Taylor Swift with her tunes, and even cover Bad Girl RiRi. Kelsea performed part of Rihanna’s mega-hit, “Take a Bow” for a small crowd recently and the acoustic performance put the song in a whole new light. Kelsea also … Read more

Carrie Underwood Performs Emotional “Heartbeat” at The Grand Ole Opry

Carrie Underwood took her sultry new single and the Grand Ole Opry to a whole new level during her recent performance on the famed stage. Carrie performed “Heartbeat” with an intensity only she can deliver. The single is the second single off her Storyteller album and follows her 22 No. 1 single, “Smoke Break.” Carrie … Read more