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Happy Thanksgiving from all of us to all of you!

Filed: November 26th


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Happy Thanksgiving from all of us to all of you!

Country’s Chatter is closing for four days, so we can all enjoy the holiday with our families. But, we couldn’t go without wishing each of our readers a very Happy Thanksgiving. For nearly seven years, you have been following our web site, sending us e-mails, giving us a lot of very positive feedback, and helpful […]

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Big & Rich to perform at Autozone Liberty Bowl Haftime

Filed: November 26th


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Big & Rich to perform at Autozone Liberty Bowl Haftime

Big & Rich, ESPN College GameDay stars and one of the most successful duos in the history of country music, has been selected as the recipient of the 2014 AutoZone Liberty Bowl’s Outstanding Achievement Award. Each year, this award is presented in recognition of excellence in the field of music and entertainment, as well as […]

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Kelsea Ballerini, acoustic video now playing on CMT Pure Country

Filed: November 26th


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Kelsea Ballerini, acoustic video now playing on CMT Pure Country

Newly named one of CMT’s Next Women of Country Black River Entertainment songwriter and recording artist Kelsea Ballerini digitally releases her self-titled EP today. The acoustic music video for Kelsea’s debut single “Love Me Like You Mean It” is featured in CMT’s “Artist Discovery” campaign and is now playing on CMT Pure. Touted by Billboard […]

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Ty Herndon, Jamie O’Neal and Andy Griggs heading out on tour in 2015

Filed: November 26th


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Ty Herndon, Jamie O’Neal and Andy Griggs heading out on tour in 2015

Get ready for the 2015 Concert Season to start up! Just got a press release about Ty Herndon, Jamie O’Neal and Andy Griggs heading out on tour in 2015. I am really looking forward to this tour, and hope these three will end up somewhere in my neck of the woods when they take to […]

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New Toby Keith Music Video For "Drunk Americans": A Social-Commentary Song About Diversity As Well As Drinking

Filed: November 25th


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New Toby Keith Music Video For "Drunk Americans": A Social-Commentary Song About Diversity As Well As Drinking

The countdown began Saturday (Nov. 22) with the release of a teaser video and notifications across social networks including Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Today, Toby Keith’s “Drunk Americans” video premiered prominently across Vevo, with its CMT premiere set for Thursday (11/27) Directed by Michael Salomon with animation by Ben Naff, the video captures the song’s […]

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Big & Rich to perform at Autozone Liberty Bowl Haftime


Big & Rich, ESPN College GameDay stars and one of the most successful duos in the history of country music, has been selected as the recipient of the 2014 AutoZone Liberty Bowl’s Outstanding Achievement Award. Each year, this award is presented in recognition of excellence in the field of music and entertainment, as well as […]

Amy Grant takes part in the 2014 Santa Train


It never gets old! Those of you who have been reading Country’s Chatter for the past six years have heard about The Santa Train. Each year, on the Saturday before Thanksgiving, The Santa Train makes its way from Shelby, Ky., into Virginia, and ending in Kingsport, Tenn. That’s a 110-mile trip. Every year, there is […]

Clare Dunn signs with UMG Nashville


I saw Clare Dunn on stage this past August, when she opened for Parmalee. She put on a great acoustic performance for the audience. That’s a hard spot for a new artist to be in. She was on stage alone, singing for an audience she knew was anxiously waiting for the headliner to hit the […]

Bucky Covington to perform in Vegas during Wrangler National Finals Rodeo


We got a press release this morning, telling us that one of our favorite country singers is going to be in Las Vegas in December. He will be part of the show at the Plaza Hotel and Casino during Wrangler’s annual National Finals Rodeo. I’m definitely not close enough to Vegas to enjoy this, but […]

Tune-in Alert: Kellie Pickler to Guest Co-Host ABC’s The View, Friday, Nov. 14, 2014


Whoopi Goldberg, Nicolle Wallace, Rosie Perez, and Kellie Pickler Photo Courtesy ABC Television / “The View” Everyone who reads Country’s Chatter regularly knows that we are all big Kellie Pickler fans. So, we were happy to see the press release (below) come in today, and we are even happier to share it all with you. […]

Garth Brooks concert will always be special for cancer patient


We may be a little late with this one, but while we are sharing videos, this one had to be among them. Even if you have already seen this, it’s worth a second look. At a concert in Minneapolis, Garth Brooks spotted a sign in the audience, it read “Chemo this morning, Garth tonight, Enjoying […]

Toby Keith surprises the wife of a military hero at a recent concert


Toby Keith has done a lot with our U.S. Military. He’s been on more than his share of USO Tours, and is always ready to entertain our troops whenever called on. But what he did recently for one military wife recently. It always amazes me how people can pull something like this off! Imagine, making […]

Artisa Nashville duo The Swon Brothers stopp by The Daily Buzz


On the heels of their very first CMA Awards as “Vocal Duo of the Year” nominees, The Swon Brothers, made an appearance this morning on popular news and entertainment show, The Daily Buzz. Clickhere to see the interview. The Swon Brothers chatted with Daily Buzz hosts, Kristen Aldridge, Jared Cotter and Jessica Reyes and performed […]

15 Songs That Changed Country Music


I hope everyone stayed up and watched the ABC Special on Monday night (Nov. 3, 2014). It was great. The show was hosted by ABC’s Robin Roberts. ABC put a lot of entertainment into this one-hour show. We heard a lot of great stories about a lot of great country songs. And, we head a […]

Angie Johnson to sing God Bless America at World Series tonight


Angie Johnson performing “God Bless America” at Game Five of the 2013 World Series in St. Louis. Photo Courtesy St. Louis Cardinals Singer/songwriter Angie Johnson has been invited to sing “God Bless America” during the seventh inning stretch of game six of the MLB World Series tonight in Kansas City. Angie, who is also a […]