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Keith Urban Tour: Country Star and 'Idol' Judge to Promote New Album 'Fuse' by Playing Intimate Nashville Honky Tonks

Keith Urban will be hitting the road to tour in support of his new album "Fuse," but before he starts playing arenas, he'll be heading back to the "honky tonks" in Nashville, TN. Better get in line now however. In fact, by press time (Thursday), it's ...

Album Sales Roundup: Avenged Sevenfold Debuts on Top, Luke Bryan Hangs Around, and Justin Timberlake Back in Top 10 After VMA Sales Boost

Avenged Sevenfold became the band to knock Luke Bryan from the top spot on the Billboard 200 after his "Crash My Party" led album sales during its first two weeks. Two artists in this week's top 10 are making reappearances thanks to publicity ...

Kenny Rogers Teams With Dolly Parton Again, 30 Years After "Islands In The Stream"

"You Can't Make Old Friends," or at least that's what Kenny Rogers would have you believe based on the title of his upcoming album. However, Rogers will be remaking old musical acquaintances when he sings the title track with one of his oldest duet ...

Luke Bryan Discusses Women's Struggles To Gain Traction In Country Field: 'It's Always Been Pretty Damn Crummy'

Luke Bryan admitted in an interview with Entertainment Weekly that "it sucks" for women in the country music genre right now. Although this isn't quite as liberating as hearing Jay Z declare that "women is pimps too," Bryan is currently at the top of ...

Luke Bryan, Darius Rucker and Others Providing Entertainment for Annual 'MDA Show of Strength Telethon'

Jerry Lewis will always be the face of the annual "MDA Show of Strength," a yearly telethon hosted by the Muscular Dystrophy Association in order to raise funds, but since the comedian retired from hosting the event in 2010, someone has had to step ...

Kacey Musgraves May Alienate Country Fans With Her Least Favorite Song Topic: 'Songs about Trucks'

"Alternative country" rising star Kacey Musgraves told British GQ what country stereotype she hated most, and it might alienate some artists: trucks.

George Strait Tour: Country Star Adds New Leg to Farewell Tour, Announces Contract to Record Five New Albums

There are artists that diminish with age and there are some that keep on churning out hits; the Bruce Springsteens and the Paul McCartney's of course, but don't forget to toss in country music icon George Strait among that list. On Thursday, Strait ...

'Pretty Little Liars' Star Lucy Hale Recording First Country Album in Nashville With Carrie Underwood Producer

In the most recent jump from acting to music, actress Lucy Hale of ABC hit "Pretty Little Liars" is working on a country album. She's been working in Nashville with producer Mark Bright, best known for his work with Carrie Underwood.

'Grand Theft Auto 5' Features 240 Licensed Songs, Including Originals From Flying Lotus and Tyler, The Creator

The most anticipated video game of the year is "Grand Theft Auto V." Hands down. The game has a higher budget than the film "Prometheus," a map of epic proportions, and more relevant to us at Music Times, a soundtrack featuring at least 240 licensed ...

Shania Twain Confirms New Album and Celebrates 48th Birthday

Today is Shania Twain's 48th birthday, but her fans are the ones who are receiving the gift this year — the announcement of an upcoming album, her first since 2002.

Katy Perry 'Roar' Tops Singles Charts Again, Lady Gaga 'Applause' Slips, Avicii's 'Wake Me Up!' Moves Up

Katy Perry ruled the Billboard digital singles roost again last week, as her recent smash "Roar" was the most downloaded song for the second time in a row. The week was somewhat of an oddity for Billboard, as the top ten songs remained the same as ...

Lady Antebellum Tour: Country Band Announces Dates for 2014 Leg of 'Take Me Downtown' Tour [SCHEDULE]

Lady Antebellum has announced the dates for the second half of its "Take Me Downtown" tour.

Carrie Underwood Stars With Peyton Manning, Eli Manning, Other NFL Stars in New 'Sunday Night Football' Video

Faith Hill may be out as the official songstress of "Sunday Night Football" on NBC, but the network decided to stick with the country music theme when it recruited Carrie Underwood to record theme song for the 2013 season.

Scotty McCreery New Album 2013: 'See You Tonight' Release Date, Album Cover, Tracklist Revealed from 'American Idol' Winner [PHOTO/VIDEO]

"American Idol" winner and country crooner Scotty McCreery announced the release date, album cover and tracklist of his sophomore album "See You Tonight" on his official website yesterday.

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill Divorce Rumors 2013: Reps Say Break Up and Taylor Swift Claims Are Totally False [UPDATE]

2013 has seen its share of divorce rumors, especially for Tim McGraw and Faith Hill. Their reps have finally responded, claiming that the report of their break up (and claims that Tim was with Taylor Swift) are “totally false.”

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