Toby Keithmay be coming back to the concert stage, but his battle with cancer isn't over
On a recent appearance on the podcast "Sellout Crowd," Toby described his cancer battle, and he also mentioned an ulterior motive for fighting as hard as he has to win that battle
Toby explained that he's trying everything he can try to beat this thing, as so many are suffering from cancer, and if he can save one life by showing the way in his battle, that's what keeps him going
Kane BrownandLainey Wilsonare the latest additions to the star-studded lineup for "Christmas At Graceland," a holiday special that will feature not only country singers but singers from other genres as well
Kacey MusgravesandThe War And Treatywill also represent country, with John Legend,Post Malone,Lana Del ReyandAlanis Morissetteall on board for the special
"Christmas At Graceland" will air November 29 at 10PM ET/PT on NBC and simulcast on Peacock
The CMA Awards weren't the only awards being handed out to country artists last week. There was also the BMI Awards, a ceremony not as glitzy and prime time as the CMA's, but in many ways as important to artists and songwriters
Morgan WallenandLuke Combswere both named "Songwriter Of The Year," and shared the stage as Luke congratulated Morgan on his win, and proved once again he knew his way around a great song
With Morgan sitting right there, Luke told him "By the way, I love this song a whole lot, man," and proceeded to do a fantastic acoustic version of Wallen's "Thought You Should Know"
Yesterday the Country Music Association revealed this year’s hosts and performers for its 14th annual holiday television special, "CMA Country Christmas"
Serving as co-hosts,Trisha YearwoodandAmy Grant, with a roster of performers that includes Yearwood, Grant,Jordan Davis, Lady A, Ashley McBryde, Jon Pardi, Lindsey Stirling, The War And Treaty, Zach WilliamsandLainey Wilson
The special airs Thursday, December 14 from 8-9 pm ET/PT on ABC and the next day on Hulu and Disney+.
It was announced yesterday that a seven-date country/rock concert festival tour would happen in 2024, and the artists involved are impressive
Dubbed "Rock The Country," the two-day festivals will starKid RockandJason Aldeanin the role of headliners, and depending on the city, will include artists likeHank Williams Jr., Travis Tritt, Miranda Lambert, Brantley Gilbert, Lynyrd Skynyrdand more
Rock The Country kicks off in April of 2024 and runs through July, playing Gonzalez, Louisiana; Ashland, Kentucky; Rome, Georgia; Ocala, Florida; Mobile, Alabama; Poplar Bluff, Missouri; and Anderson, South Carolina
Yesterday we told you thatERNEST,Morgan WallenandPost Malonewere seen getting up tosomethingin a recording studio (we don't know what)...now Posty's show up in the studio with yet another big country name
This time, it was Nashville songwriterJames McNairposting a pic of him, Post Malone andLuke Combs
"Figured this one was worth a Post! Magical day of creating with these boys," the songwriter captioned the pic - and of course, the word that catches our eye is "creating." Still no word on what Posty's up to, but country fans and pop fans should all be pretty excited at the possibilities
Blanco Brownmay have gotten to country music in a roundabout way, but now that he's here, he's proving he has a lot of respect for the genre and its icons
The rapper/producer turned country star has just put out an updated but still faithful version of the classicJohn Denvertune "Take Me Home, Country Roads"
Brown covered the tune by request of Denver's estate, who forwarded the producer the original tracks so he would have a real sense of how Denver created the classic
Brown said "I remember hearing this song at football games and it always had that big anthem feel...I just love this song and we got to toss some 808 beats and high hats on it to give it a whole new energy"