SOUTH 93.5 COUNTRY MUSIC NEWS

Why Jimmie Allen Keeps His Lyrics Curse Free

Friday, February 22, 2019 -- 8:36 am EST

Ever notice how Jimmie Allen's songs and shows are 100 percent curse-free? That's intentional, because he has a son to think about.

 

Cherie Oakley Works to Empower Others

Friday, February 22, 2019 -- 6:30 am EST

Rising artist Cherie Oakley just released the sonic love-child of Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj’s “Bang, Bang” and Christina Aguilera’s “Fighter” for a country audience with her latest original, “Work It.”

 

Dolly Parton Reflects on 9 to 5 in the #MeToo Era

Thursday, February 21, 2019 -- 5:42 pm EST

“I think there’s gonna always a long way to go,” Parton says. “It’s a work in progress as life itself is, especially for women in the workplace."

 

Jason Aldean Looks Back on Bro-Country’s Pros and Cons

Thursday, February 21, 2019 -- 4:41 pm EST

“What we were doing not only helped us, but it helped the whole format in general,” Aldean says.

 

Reba McEntire Keeps the Conversation Going

Thursday, February 21, 2019 -- 2:29 pm EST

Reba McEntire unpacked the 2019 ACM nominees with Stephen Colbert and revisited her first paid gig on Wednesday night (Feb. 20). .

 

Luke Combs Celebrates “She Got the Best of Me” in Nashville

Thursday, February 21, 2019 -- 2:00 pm EST

The rain was cold, needling and incessant as celebrants scooted from their cars and scurried into Nashville’s Corsair Distillery Tuesday afternoon (Feb. 19) to honor the writers of Luke Combs’ four-week No. 1 single, “She Got the Best of Me.”

 

Fred Foster, Founder of Monument Records and Combine Music, Dead at 87

Thursday, February 21, 2019 -- 1:55 pm EST

Country Music Hall of Fame member Fred Foster -- an early champion of such rising talents as Kris Kristofferson, Dolly Parton and Roy Orbison -- died Wednesday (Feb. 20) in Nashville following a brief illness. He was 87.

 

Reba McEntire Advocates for More Women for Entertainer of the Year

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 -- 6:01 pm EST

When CBS This Morning’s Gayle King noticed the lack of women among the 2019 ACM Awards’ entertainer of the year nominees, she asked Reba McEntire for her thoughts.

 

The Bellamy Brothers on Blake Shelton: “There’s Something Special About Him”

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 -- 4:37 pm EST

Icons The Bellamy Brothers talk to CMT.com about their friendship with Blake Shelton, touring with him, and their honorable role as country music ambassadors.

 

Kane Brown on Ronnie Dunn’s “Cold Chill Voice”

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 -- 2:53 pm EST

Things Kane Brown has said about the once-in-a-lifetime chance he had to record an old Brooks & Dunn hit with Brooks & Dunn.