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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

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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

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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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The Feminine Revolution In Murder Ballads

We’ve seen a rash of female artists, largely in country, taking on murder ballads. But it wasn’t until the 1990s that the female characters in their songs began to predominately become the killers.

06/07/2013

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Martina McBride To Sing National Anthem At Kentucky Derby

The 139th annual Kentucky Derby is set to take place this Saturday, and the artist tapped to sing the National Anthem this year is country superstar Martina McBride. She joins an impressive roster of artists […]

05/03/2013

George Strait performs in Lubbock, Texas

George Strait Kicks Off Farewell Tour In Lubbock — See The Set List

George Strait’s two-year Cowboy Rides Away Tour kicked off Friday night in Lubbock, Texas, and by all accounts it was a powerful, satisfying show for Strait fans–and for George himself.

01/22/2013

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George Strait Says He’s “Going To Reach Back” For Farewell Tour Set List

“Everybody’s just trying to make it in this business,” George Strait told Radio.com, “and so, more power to them. But hopefully I’ll still have a place. And I’m gonna keep believing that, because I want to keep making records.”

01/18/2013

George Strait Announces Two-Year ‘Cowboy Rides Away’ Tour

During a press conference in Nashville today, George Strait announced he’s doing one last full-blown concert tour over the next two years. “After the last day in 2014, that’s gonna be it for the touring.”

09/26/2012