- Alison Krauss, Conor Oberst Added to Emmylou Harris Tribute Concert They join previously announced acts like Mavis Staples, Martina McBride and many more.
- Jennifer Nettles Named Honorary Chair of 2015 Georgia 4-H Gala Jennifer Nettles credits her time in 4-H for helping to develop her performing skills.
- Toby Keith, Lady Antebellum, Big & Rich Team for CMT's Ultimate Kickoff Party Toby Keith, Lady Antebellum, Big & Rich and Brett Eldredge are the latest country acts to be tapped for the event.
- Country Singer Billy Gilman Comes Out as Gay "It's pretty silly to know that I'm ashamed of doing this knowing that because I'm in an genre and industry that is ashamed of me for being me," Gilman says in his coming out video.
- Taylor Swift Is Getting a GRAMMY Museum Exhibit, 'The Taylor Swift Experience' Appropriately enough, it kicks off on Swift's 25th birthday.
- New Music to Know: Maddie & Tae, More Than Just Girls in a Country Song "Like we say in the chorus, literally all we’re good for is getting in your truck and saying absolutely nothing," Tae Dye tells Radio.com. "As you can tell, Maddie and I have a lot to say, so that doesn’t really work for us."
- Country Singer Ty Herndon Comes Out as Gay "I'm an out, proud and happy gay man," he told People.
- Alison Krauss Impersonator Appears in Court, Enters Plea Peggy Sue Evers appeared in an Arkansas courtroom yesterday to enter a plea.
- Hunter Hayes Cancels St. Louis Show Because of Ferguson Unrest The Saint Louis University show was canceled due to unrest in the city.
- Arcade Fire, Bonnie Raitt, Jeff Tweedy, Eric Church Among Artists Celebrating Mavis Staples at Chicago Concert Staples was the subject of an elaborate tribute concert that included such guests as Emmylou Harris, Patty Griffin, Bonnie Raitt, Jeff Tweedy, Gregg Allman, Eric Church and two members of Arcade Fire.
- Blake Shelton Is (One of) the 'Sexiest Men Alive' Blake Shelton, it turns out, is one sexy guy. At least, if 'People' magazine is to be trusted.
- Jason Isbell Was Asked to Audition for 'The Voice' He's taking it in good humor.