Man, are the charts popping this week! Finally. Americana favorite Jason Isbell edges out the mighty Alan Jackson to debut at No. 1 on Billboard’s country albums chart, and Brantley Gilbert’s “One Hell of an Amen” ascends to the peak of the country airplay rankings, climaxing a 37-week climb. By Nielsen SoundScan’s count, Isbell’s album,... […]
Ten years ago, Kenny Chesney took the Farm Aid stage in Chicago to help Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young and Dave Matthews do something to help farmers thrive. Now it’s Kacey Musgraves‘ turn to represent modern country music at Farm Aid. Musgraves will be appearing at the music and food festival in Chicago on... […]
Forget Sweet Home, Alabama. For country music fans, it’s all about Sweet Home, Oregon, for the Oregon Jamboree taking place Friday through Sunday (July 31-Aug. 2). Never heard of the place? Well, it’s about to be all over your map as some the biggest names in country music trek up to picturesque northwest town for... […]
Whenever a big star does this feature in Us Weekly, you know it’s going to be pretty revealing. But when a guy like Alan Jackson — who has been at this country music gig for decades — does it, even better. Because even though we’ve all been reading about Jackson for years, it seems like... […]
Dallas, do you feel the love from Garth Brooks? Well, you should. In September, you’ll be getting face time with him. Brooks has announced seven shows taking place Sept. 17-22 at Dallas’ American Airlines Arena. More than 100,000 tickets were sold the first day they went on sale. Is it just me, or are, you,... […]
The National Football League has upheld a four-game suspension of New England Patriots star quarterback Tom Brady for his role in the football tampering scandal known as "Deflateglate," the league announced in a news release Tuesday.
The 46 years since Neil Armstrong stepped on the moon have not lessened the sense of wonder of that that moment. But the decades have deteriorated Armstrong's iconic space suit, which for years has been locked away in climate-controlled storage.