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Kenny Rogers

This Day In Music History - August 21st

Aug 2014 21:08PM EDT

On August 21st, one famous singer was born, one famous drummer died and Patsy Cline recorded what went on to become one of her most famous songs.READ MORE

Hank Williams Jr.

A 55-Year-Old Detroit-Area Man Dies After Being Assaulted at a Hank Williams Jr. Concert

Aug 2014 15:20PM EDT

Authorities say that Robert Kobe, 55, has died from injuries he received during a confrontation with a 15-year-old boy at the Hank Williams Jr. concert held at DTE Energy Music Theatre on August 17, 2014.READ MORE

Ariana Grande

Meghan Trainor Still 'All About That Bass' while Ariana Grande Sets Digital Downloads Record with 'Best Mistake'

Aug 2014 12:54PM EDT

Meghan Trainor kept selling and Ariana Grande set a record on this week's Digital Downloads charts.READ MORE

Ha, a cassette is no. 1 in 2014!

'Guardians of The Galaxy,' 'Now 51' and 'Frozen' Make Billboard 200 a Compilation Affair

Aug 2014 12:08PM EDT

Last week it seemed that compilations had reached a high point, taking both the now. 1 and 2 spots on the Billboard 200, but this week the music collections stepped it up a notch, adding spot no. 3 to the list. The last time the first three spots on the list were held by compilations was during 2009 when Now 30, Hannah Montana: The Movie and the original Twilight soundtrack held the positions.READ MORE

Eric Paslay (2014)

Win a Guitar from Eric Paslay

Aug 2014 18:50PM EDT

Eric Paslay's "Song About a Girl" celebrates the ladies and Eric wants you to share your leading lady for a chance to win a signed guitar.READ MORE

Florida Georgia Line, "Anything Goes"

Florida Georgia Line New Album 'Anything Goes' Tracklist Revealed Before October Release Date

Aug 2014 17:30PM EDT

Last week, country dup Florida Georgia Line announced its new album with a bold statement: Anything Goes. Now, the "Dirt" group has unveiled the full tracklisting for its new album.READ MORE

Kenny Chesney

Kenny Chesney's iHeartRadio Debut

Aug 2014 16:42PM EDT

This past weekend, No Shoes Radio, the internet radio station that Chesney started five years ago, made its debut on iHeartRadio.READ MORE

Blake Shelton at 2014 CMT Music Awards

REVIEW: Blake Shelton New Song 'Neon Light' Finds 'Bringing Back The Sunshine' Singer Healing a Broken Heart at a Dive Bar

Aug 2014 16:39PM EDT

Blake Shelton will be Bringing Back The Sunshine at the end of next month, and the country crooner will be doing it with the help of a "Neon Light." Yesterday (Aug. 18), The Voice judge released the lead single from his upcoming ninth studio album, and it's a classic stomper.READ MORE

Marcus Mumford,  Rhiannon Giddens, Taylor Goldsmith, T-Bone Burnett, Jim James and Elvis Costello team up for Bob Dylan Cover Album

My Morning Jacket's Jim James Sings Bob Dylan-Written 'Nothing To It,' Featuring Elvis Costello And Marcus Mumford [LISTEN]

Aug 2014 12:44PM EDT

As reported back in March, an all-star group of musicians including Elvis Costello, Marcus Mumford, and My Morning Jacket's Jim James teamed up to record two dozen songs featuring previously unreleased Bob Dylan lyrics. Today, the album's full details have been released, including the release date, artwork, and tracklist, as well as the song "Nothing To It," which you can check out below.READ MORE

Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen Shares New Song 'Almost Like The Blues' From New Album 'Popular Problems' [LISTEN]

Aug 2014 11:17AM EDT

Today, legendary singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen shared a new song titled "Almost Like the Blues," which you can listen to below. The song is the first to be shared from Cohen's upcoming album Popular Problems, which is set for release on Sept. 21. The album will be Cohen's 13th overall, and his first since 2012's Old Ideas.READ MORE

Taylor Swift in "Shake It Off"

Taylor Swift Explains New Single 'Shake It Off' Inspiration During 'Good Morning America' Interview After '1989' Announcement

Aug 2014 11:02AM EDT

Yesterday (Aug. 18), Taylor Swift made three huge "surprise" announcements during her Yahoo! live stream: she's releasing a new album 1989 in October, she has a new pop single "Shake It Off" and "Shake It Off" has its own music video, filled with quirky dancing and plenty of infectious beats. After all the excitement from her announcements died down, Swift sat down with Good Morning America host Amy Robach to discuss the inspiration behind her new (soon to be) hit single.READ MORE

Why would Pete Townshend ever want to get away from Roger Daltrey?

One For You, One For Me: Solo and Group Albums Released The Same Year from Paul McCartney, Pete Townshend and Lil Wayne, More

Aug 2014 15:19PM EDT

The more famous an act becomes, the more tempting it is for popular members to head out and do their own thing. It's tougher when you're still affiliated with a band or act however. Check out seven examples of performers who went solo and compare to see which album ended up being the better option, at least at the time.READ MORE

Maddie & Tae

Florida Georgia Line, Maddie & Tae Feud Continues: 'He Doesn't Know What It's Like To Be A Woman'

Aug 2014 11:28AM EDT

Maddie Marlow and Tae Dye became instant country celebrities this summer with their tune "Girl In a Country Song."READ MORE

Brad Paisley

WATCH Brad Paisley, Annoying Orange and Grindhouse Violence: The 'Limes' Music Video

Aug 2014 08:47AM EDT

Two people will take particular pleasure in Brad Paisley's new music video: A) Children and B) that guy who's been sending you the links to every Annoying Orange episode since it was founded during 2009. Indeed the video for "Limes" features the country star transformed into a fruit of the title variety, interacting with the still creepy citrus.READ MORE


Wynonna's Christmas Tour

Aug 2014 00:33AM EDT

Wynonna has announced that she is going to be hitting the road this December for a Christmas tour. This will be her second consecutive year of spreading Christmas joy.READ MORE

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