Category Archives: What’s Cooking In Country

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Next "X Factor" Judge?

LeAnn Rimes is reportedly back in the running as a possible judge on “The X Factor.” She’s under consideration to replace Britney Spears, who insiders speculate will be released from the show after a generally lackluster performance.

"Dog" the Bounty Hunter on CMT

Dog and Beth Chapman, the world’s most notorious bounty hunters, are back with a vengeance in an all-new, 10-episode series on CMT. Premiering in April, the show’s working title is “Dog.” Crisscrossing the U.S. for the first time, the couple will be joined by their son Leland as they hunt down dangerous criminals, the network […]

Performing at BCS National Championship

The Zac Brown Band will sing the National Anthem at this year’s BCS National Championship game on Monday. It’ll be Notre Dame and the Fighting Irish taking on the Crimson Tide of Alabama. The BCS game will be played in Miami, where four of the band’s seven members will travel to take the mic in […]

House SOLD

Carrie Underwood and husband Mike Fisher have sold the home she purchased just after winning “American Idol” in 2005. Underwood paid $384,000 for the 2,956-square foot home in Franklin, Tennessee. Carrie and Mike took a slight loss on the three-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bath home, selling it for $372,500.

New Year's Plunge

Dierks Bentley’s annual New Year’s Day lake plunge happened to be in Florida this year because Dierks played the Capital One college bowl game in Orlando. That means temperatures were around 65 degrees instead of the 30s or 40s that Dierks usually has on January 1st in Nashville. But there was a downside. Dierks tweeted, […]

House For Sale

Carrie Underwood has put her former Franklin, Tennessee, home on sale. The modest three-bedroom home can be yours for $372,500 — slightly less than the $384,000 Underwood paid for it a few years back. Carrie and her pro hockey player hubby Mike Fisher dropped $3.2 million for 400 acres of land in 2011 to build […]

Flying High

Hunter Hayes is working on getting his pilot’s license. The CMA’s reigning New Artist of the Year reveals that in what little free time he has, he’s working on mastering the friendly skies. “I’ve got tons of hours on a flight simulator,” Hunter says. “Anytime I can go fly for a few hours, I go. […]

Not As Wise

Scotty McCreery took to Twitter yesterday to share the news that he was going under the knife to remove his wisdom teeth. “On the way to the doctor. Wisdom teeth out today. Hopefully there aren’t any strange tweets from me today, cause I will be out of it…” McCreery tweeted at the crack of dawn. […]

New Years Smooch

New Year’s Eve was rockin’ for Taylor Swift and Harry Styles. The new couple smooched at midnight in New York’s Times Square – a romantic moment now being shared by millions thanks to a bystander’s fuzzy photo sweeping the internet. Just before Christmas, 23-year-old Taylor spent a ski vacation with the 18-year-old One Direction singer, […]

American Idol Debut

Keith Urban will make his debut as an “American Idol” judge when season 12 begins January 16th on FOX. He shared why he agreed to sign on as a judge of one of America’s top reality shows. “‘American Idol’ really personifies the American Dream,” he said. “It is what brought me all the way to […]