Martina McBride

Jason Aldean performs at the Grand Ole Opry

Is the Grand Ole Opry Still Relevant for Today’s Country Artists?

With the Grand Ole Opry about to turn 89, we asked Florida Georgia Line, Martina McBride, Lee Brice and many others if they felt it still resonated with today’s young artists and fans.

10/10/2014

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Martina McBride Announces Fall Leg of Everlasting Tour

Her live show, where she is backed by an 11-piece band that includes a trumpet, tenor sax, bari sax, trombone, and a trio of back-up singers, is bringing the sounds of the ’50s and ’60s to the stage, as heard on her most recent album, “Everlasting.”

08/25/2014

George Strait

George Strait’s Final ‘Cowboy Rides Away’ Show Gets Live Album Release

On Sept. 16, King George will release ‘The Cowboy Rides Away: Live from AT&T Stadium’ album which will include 20-tracks performed during his last performance on June 7 live in Texas.

08/19/2014

Martina and John McBride

Radio Feedback: Martina McBride Shared Radio First with Her Husband at Their Kitchen Table

“John and I, we sit at our kitchen table,” McBride remembers of hearing her first single on the radio back in 1992. “We had a little boombox, and we listened.”

07/21/2014

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Martina McBride Reveals Cookbook Cover for ‘Around the Table’

Martina McBride fans will get an inside look at what life is like in the singer’s kitchen in her debut book, Around the Table, due out Oct. 7.

07/01/2014

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Watch Martina McBride’s Emotional Music Video For ‘If You Don’t Know Me By Now”

“For me, it had a sad meaning. The original version is a little more angry and intense. When I was singing it I just felt that it was really sad. These people had been together a long time. That song surprised me with the emotion when I sang it.”

06/23/2014

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ACM Awards Red Carpet Best and Worst

The good, the bad and the shocking from the ACMs red carpet.

04/06/2014

Martina McBride

Listen: Martina McBride’s Album ‘Everlasting’

“I love to sing all kinds of music,” McBride told Billboard about “Everlasting,” her album of pop and R&B standards that hits stores next week. Hear the album in full right now.

04/01/2014

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Listen to Martina McBride Cover Elvis Presley’s ‘Suspicious Minds’

Today (Feb. 13), McBride released one of the tracks on her forthcoming covers album, Everlasting. She puts her soulful spin on Elvis Presley’s monster 1968 hit “Suspicious Minds,” complete with bright horns and back-up singers.

02/13/2014

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Martina McBride & Larry King Talk Gay ‘Acceptance’ Among Country Fans

“Do you get a lot of backlash from the conservatives in the country community?” King asks. “I think I have a very diverse group of fans,” McBride replies.

02/07/2014

Carole King with James Taylor, Sara Bareilles and Jennifer Nettles (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

MusiCares Tribute To Carole King Spans Generations, Genres

Steven Tyler, P!nk, Lady Gaga, Sara Bareilles, Zac Brown, Miranda Lambert and Alicia Keys were among the many artists who paid tribute last night to one of the greatest songwriters of popular music.

01/25/2014

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Big & Rich Announce ‘Fresh’ New Album on Their Own Label

“The music is very fresh, and we’re in a new creative groove which we hope our fans and new audiences will like” Big and Rich said.

01/10/2014

SeaWorld

SeaWorld Responds to Criticism & Artist Cancellations with Newspaper Ads

In recent weeks, artists such as Martina McBride, Trisha Yearwood, Willie Nelson, Joan Jett and Heart have cancelled upcoming concerts at SeaWorld. Now the animal park has responded.

12/23/2013

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Pink, will.i.am, Sara Bareilles, Miguel & More Added to Carole King MusiCares Tribute

Newly announced performers include: Sara Bareilles, P!nk, will.i.am, Miguel, Alicia Keys, Sugarland’s Jennifer Nettles, Train, Martina McBride, Jakob Dylan, Darlene Love, Amy Grant, Gloria Estefan, and many more.

12/16/2013

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Martina McBride Is Seventh Performer to Back Out of SeaWorld Gig

“I’ve decided that given all the issues that have been aired recently, the time isn’t right for me to play at Seaworld. I have cancelled my scheduled performance at the Bands, Blues & BBQ event in March 2014,” McBride said.

12/16/2013

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Martina McBride’s Soul and R&B Covers Album ‘Everlasting’ Has New Release Date of April 8

“While this is a bit of a departure for me song-wise, stylistically I approached these songs the way I always have which is singing with as much soul and emotion as I possibly can,” she said.

12/13/2013

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