Country

Recording Academy President Shockingly Out Before GRAMMY Awards

With just a week to go before the 2020 GRAMMY Awards, the Recording Academy has made a shocking change at the top. Deborah Dugan has been removed as President and CEO of the organization after new concerns were brough to the attention of the board. Dugan ascended to the role of President in August...
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Shaquille O'Neal Attempts to Play 'Old Town Road' on the Tuba on 'Fallon'

Guests never know what Jimmy Fallon will have them do when they appear on “The Tonight Show.” Sure, there will be an interview, but there’s usually some kind of humbling game to play as well. For former NBA star and current analyst Shaquille O’Neal , it was the “Random Instrument Challenge.” Shaq...
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Pink, Metallica, Garth Brooks Among Top Grossing Tours of 2019

No artist grossed more money on global tours than Pink in 2019, but artists like Metallica and Garth Brooks did just fine for themselves as well. Check out the full list.
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Taylor Swift Says Faith Hill Was Her Mentor

There aren’t many artists who have thrived in each of the two very different worlds of pop and country. But Taylor Swift is at the top of the list, and she has some interesting things to say about the contrasts between the two genres. It isn’t just about how the music sounds, either. In a new...
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Study: 78 Minutes of Music a Day Improves Mental Health

There have been been plenty of studies that prove the health benefits of music, but just how much of a daily intake do you need to start reaping the benefites? 78 minutes. A study by the British Academy of Sound Therapy found that listening to music for that amount of time helps maintain good...
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Boom, Roasted: Lizzo, Green Day, Luke Combs, Alice Cooper Read Mean Tweets on 'Kimmel'

Twitter is not a safe place to be. The trolls will find you, especially if you’re a celebrity. But sometimes they get a chance to fight back, or just kill them with kindness, in the always fun “Mean Tweets” segment on “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” Billie Eilish kicked things off with a comment about her...
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R.E.M., Journey, Pharrell, Vince Gill Among Nominees for Songwriters Hall of Fame

The artists who penned some of the most beloved and influential songs in music history are taking their turn in the spotlight. R.E.M. , Journey , Pharrell and Vince Gill are among the two dozen 2020 nominees for the Songwriters Hall of Fame. There are two categories of nominees: those who are being...
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A Star-Studded Kacey Musgraves Christmas Special Is Coming

Kacey Musgraves is putting her Santa hat on as the holiday season approaches. The singer-songwriter is set to throw a festive party for Amazon Prime Video with “The Kacey Musgraves Christmas Show.” Special guests on the program, which will also be turned into an album, include Lana Del Rey on “I’ll...
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The 1Thing Lauv Does in the Bathroom to Protect the Environment

Every season comes with its own environmental challenges, and we’re approaching the time of year where we might want to stay as cozy as possible for as long as possible. A long, hot shower would do the trick, but that’s not what planet earth would want you to do. We’re heading into the bathroom to...
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Dan + Shay, Kelsea Ballerini Crash the Jonas Brothers' Nashville Show

The Jonas Brothers ’ tour stop in the Music City was a true Nashville event. Crossover country stars Dan + Shay and Kelsea Ballerini crashed the show, and for Kelsea, it was a long time coming. The “Miss Me More” singer was the first to make a surprise appearance on-stage. She joined opener Bebe...
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