If you ask Dierks Bentley, his new single, “Riser,” is one everyone needs to hear. And when you analyze the lyrics, here’s why: The world is cold, mean, hard and tough. But a riser is someone who fights, survives, works, prays and gets out alive. “‘Riser’ is one of those songs that everyone sings back,”... […]
During a recent trip to Jacksonville, Florida, Kenny Chesney paid a visit to the first two No Shoes Reefs on the St. John River. The man-made reefs, named the Coastal Conservation Association and George Holt Reefs, were designed to promote better quality of aquatic life and built through the support of Chesney’s ongoing partnership with... […]
One look at Taylor Swift‘s current real estate portfolio — thanks, Glamour magazine — and it’s obvious how far she’s come since she was just a budding singer-songwriter putting pen to paper in her bedroom in the suburbs of Pennsylvania. A bedroom that you can see in this timeline the magazine put together of the... […]
Kacey Musgraves’ Pageant Material lives up to its title by debuting at No. 1 this week on Billboard’s country albums chart. It achieves that eminence via first-week sales of 54,752 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. That total was sufficient to secure Musgraves the No. 3 spot on the Billboard 200 all-genres rankings. And another round... […]
What’s on your Fourth of July playlist? Maybe it’s Lee Greenwood‘s durable “God Bless the U.S.A.” and Elvis Presley’s take on Mickey Newbury’s arrangement of “American Trilogy.” Or maybe it’s the two very different takes following the attacks of 9/11 — Toby Keith’s no-holds-barred “Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue (The Angry American)” and... […]
Jeb Bush said Donald Trump doesn't represent the views of most Republicans, offering his most aggressive comments so far on the real estate titan who's used inflammatory language when talking about immigrants.