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Florida Georgia Line Just Wanna Go Fast

Thursday, November 20, 2014 -- 2:48 pm EST

Since their explosion onto the country scene in 2012, Florida Georgia Line have gone the distance to bring the party to their fans. And it’s paid off with record breaking sales, show-stopping tours and awards that continue to mount. They’ll be honored for their success on the CMT Artists of the Year special Dec. 2.... Read more »

 

Ty Herndon Comes Out as Gay

Thursday, November 20, 2014 -- 1:23 pm EST

Ty Herndon, known for 1990s chart-toppers like “What Mattered Most,” “Living in a Moment” and “It Must Be Love,” has come out as a gay man. Herndon will discuss his sexuality with Entertainment Tonight on Thursday (Nov. 20). The news was leaked earlier in the day although Herndon spoke with People magazine on Tuesday about... Read more »

 

Tanya Tucker Strolls Through Strong Enough to Bend

Thursday, November 20, 2014 -- 1:07 pm EST

Nobody makes an entrance like Tanya Tucker. Fresh out of the makeup chair, she wheels around the corner into the staging area where exhibits are assembled for installation in the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and makes a beeline for a studded, leather pants-and-jacket combo displayed on a mannequin. “One night, I split... Read more »

 

Nashville Recap: 10 Mind-Blowing Quotes

Thursday, November 20, 2014 -- 11:39 am EST

Having just recovered from the real CMA Awards, I wasn’t exactly looking forward to reliving the fictional CMA Awards on Wednesday night’s (Nov. 19) episode of Nashville. But then, Rayna won six awards and suddenly it was like all was right with the world. When she won entertainer of the year, as she should have,... Read more »

 

Florida Georgia Line: Who Hoards? Who Cleans?

Thursday, November 20, 2014 -- 7:00 am EST

If you ever get the chance to chat about music with Florida Georgia Line, do it. Their music, of course, but also just about anyone else’s music. It seems to be the one topic that really gets Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard talking. So when our last conversation turned to the way they amass music,... Read more »

 

Be Smarter by Watching Party Down South 2

Thursday, November 20, 2014 -- 2:00 am EST

If Party Down South 2 was your high school, this would be your class schedule. First, we must say the Pledge of Allegiance before class is in session. And remember to tune in (or set your DVR) Thursday night (Nov. 20) for the Party Down South 2 premiere at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Drama Class Practice... Read more »

 

Five Country Stars Who Still Might Want to Call Uber

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 -- 5:25 pm EST

Who you gonna call? A traditional taxi or a car-ride provider like Uber? When Uber came under scrutiny this week for allegedly using a feature called “God’s View” to allow employees to track customers’ movements via a smartphone app, our thoughts turned to five country singers whose song lyrics indicate they may need a ride... Read more »

 

Hunter Hayes Cancels St. Louis Concert Over Ferguson Concerns

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 -- 3:28 pm EST

Hunter Hayes has canceled his Nov. 20 concert at Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis in response to concerns of public unrest following a grand jury decision in the Michael Brown shooting case. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has declared a state of emergency ahead of the decision’s announcement, which will determine whether or not police officer... Read more »

 

Luke Bryan Could Have Been a Peanut Farmer

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 -- 3:09 pm EST

In recent years, Luke Bryan has become a household name, widely known for his fun country style and moves that inspire a rowdy crowd. His energetic music and all-around personality have earned Bryan superstar status, entertainer of the year awards from the Country Music Association and Academy of Country Music and, now, another year as... Read more »

 

Justin Timberlake: Perfect Score for His Garth Brooks Cover

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 -- 2:15 pm EST

There is nothing I don’t love about this old home movie of Justin Timberlake at a talent show in Memphis. The song choice (Garth Brooks’ 1991 hit “Two of a Kind, Workin’ on a Full House”), the growl, the yodel, the wink, the hat flip, the dance moves, and oh my God his outfit. No... Read more »