Category Archives: What’s Cooking In Country

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"Ten Times Crazier" Tour Dates

Blake Shelton has just announced the dates for his “Ten Times Crazier Tour,” which will take him out on the road throughout the summer. The trek will kick off on July 19 with a show in Virginia Beach, Virginia and it will run through October. Special guests Easton Corbin and Jana Kramer will join Shelton […]

New Album

Kenny Chesney has announced that he will be releasing a new yet-to-be-titled album on April 30. This new record will be released just after Chesney kicks off his “No Shoes Nation Tour” on March 16 in Tampa, Florida and the tour will give him an opportunity to share this new music with his fans. Kenny […]

"Two Lanes of Freedom" Tour

Tim McGraw announced the dates for his “Two Lanes of Freedom 2013 Tour” yesterday. The 30-city tour will kick off with a show in Birmingham, Alabama on May 2 and will continue with shows through July. The trek will feature special guests Brantley Gilbert and Love and Theft. The tour gets its name from McGraw […]

Newcomers Announced

The Academy of Country Music (ACM) and Great American Country (GAC) have announced that for the fifth consecutive year, the newcomer categories for the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards will be opened up to interactive fan voting through and, beginning Monday, January 21. NEW FEMALE VOCALIST Jana Kramer Kacey Musgraves Sunny […]

Everybody Wins

Ever since Miranda Lambert opened her boutique, the Pink Pistol, in Tishomingo, Oklahoma, her loving fans know exactly where they can find her. The flood of so many of fans wanting to pose for pictures with the singer has left her with an ingenious idea to raise money for her Muttnation Foundation charity. Miranda tells […]

Feelin' the Freedom

Tim McGraw and his former label, Curb Records, have had an ongoing dispute where the label has accused the singer of violating his recording contract. McGraw recently opened up about the dispute in an interview with Billboard. Tim said, “They hurt my career. But it feels like the clouds have parted and now I can […]

Getting Married

Lee Brice popped the question to his now fiancĂ©e, Sara Reeveley, early last year and Brice says that they are planning a springtime wedding. Lee tells Country Countdown USA W/Lon Helton, “We’re looking at April to get married. We’re ready, we’re excited! I’m taking a month off for my wedding. I didn’t want to have […]

American Idol's "Switzerland"

Keith Urban recently joined American Idol’s host Ryan Seacrest and fellow Idol judge Randy Jackson on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. The Idol trio talked about the upcoming season of the reality show and the drama that took place between the new judges Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey. Carey and Minaj got into a […]

Loves Creative People

Keith Urban will sit beside Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Randy Johnson as they judge contestants on Season 13 of American Idol, which premieres on January 16. Keith recently sat on a panel with his fellow Idol judges and talked about why he decided to become a judge on the show this year. Urban said, […]

New Album Out in April

Brad Paisley appeared on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Wednesday night where he performed his latest single, “Southern Comfort Zone.” The single appears on Paisley’s upcoming album and he sat down with Jimmy Kimmel to make a big announcement and revealed that the album will be named Wheelhouse. The album will be released on April […]