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Sam Hunt Arrested for DUI

Sam Hunt was arrested on Thursday morning (Nov. 21) on charges of driving under the influence and having an open container. The Body Like A Back Road singer was pulled over after police responded to a report that a vehicle was going the wrong way down a street in East Nashville. Local Nashville media reported that an officer on the scene said Hunt smelled of alcohol, had bloodshot eyes and tried to give his credit card when pressed for a driver's license. An arrest warrant also reveals that...

Andrew Swift Named Official Ambassador for Dog on the Tuckerbox

Of course this was going to happen. The real question is, why did it take so long! After countless stops in Gundagai to say gidday and take a selfie with Australia’s most beloved dog, as he travels up and down the Hume Highway, Andrew Swift has officially been named the Ambassador for the iconic Dog on the Tuckerbox statue.   “I'm truly honoured and absolutely stoked with the council's decision to make me ambassador for Gundagai's beloved dog,” said Swift. “It is definitely a title I will wear with...

Highest Paid Country Artists

Forbes has compiled their annual list of Highest Paid country stars and those that have made the Top 10 are definitely not skipping out of their shout at the bar, with all of them earning above the $20 million mark. There's also a mix of the modern superstars to the country legends.  Just missing out on the Top 10 was Toby Keith with an earnings of $21 million.  Other artists in the Top 20 are Dierks Bentley ($20m) and Tim McGraw ($18m) and...

(WATCH) Jonny Taylor - Take It Slow

Take it Slow is the latest single lifted from Jonny Taylor’s Dig Deep album, with the music video out now, shot on the singer-songwriters property in Kukerin, Western Australia. Somewhat a family affair, the land-based footage was taken by Taylor’s wife, Nicole, and the performance footage shot courtesy of his father, Paul.  Joshua Ball leant his talents with taking the aerial shots. Written by Taylor, Take It Slow was produced by acclaimed multi-award-winning producer, Matt Fell. It’s a song about taking a breath, stopping, standing-still and giving oneself a break now and...

Seaforth Added To Keith Urban Sydney Shows

SEAFORTH have today been announced as the special guest for Grammy Award-winning global star Keith Urban on Sunday 22 and Monday 23 December during the highly anticipated opening week of the Sydney Coliseum Theatre, West HQ. A limited number of tickets are on sale now through Ticketek for the Monday 23 and Sunday 22 December shows. The two ‘Keith Urban Live in Concert’ shows follow the sold out headlining ‘Keith Urban and Friends’ show with Amy Shark and John Butler that will...

Kasey Chambers & Melinda Schneider Added to Joy McKean Tribute Show

Kasey Chambers and Melinda Schneider are the latest to join the all-star lineup at the tribute show For Joy, to be held during January's Tamworth Country Music Festival.  One of Australia’s most loved pioneering singer, songwriters Joy McKean will celebrate her 90th birthday during TCMF2020 and Festival organisers together with Joy’s family have put together an incredible line-up of artists to perform at what has been dubbed ‘the concert of the Festival.’Some of country music’s biggest names along with pop icons Paul Kelly and Don Walker will take to the stage to perform their version of Joy’s...

Harry Styles Joins Kacey Musgraves On Stage In Nashville (WATCH)

Kacey Musgraves finished her 'Oh What A World Tour II' in Nashville over the weekend to a recrod attendence at Bridgestone Arena of 18,300 plus fans screaming and singing to every one of countries biggest stars right now. In front of many of her family and friends, Kacey produced a surprise guest, former One Direction member Harry Styles to perform her hit 'Space Cowboy' on stage.  Check it out: 

Maren Morris & Ryan Hurd Are Expecting!

Maren Morris is pregnant!!! The singer announced on social media that her and hubby Ryan Hurd are expecting their first child together next March.  Also, the 'girl' singer is going to be having a baby boy! "The irony is just too rich that after a year of living in the “GIRL” headspace, the universe would give us a baby boy to even things out. See you in 2020, little one," Morris writes on Instagram in a post shared Tuesday afternoon (Oct. 22). View this post on...

Blake Shelton Surprises Craig Morgan In Emotional Reunion

Craig Morgan might not be the focus of country music media as much as he used to; and it has been quite a few years since he last had chart success. But this hasn't stopped him for achieving a rare feat of having a song top the all genre iTunes chart. Which was made possible with the help of Blake Shelton.  Morgan's latest song is called 'The Father, My Son and the Holy Ghost', which was inspiried by the loss of his...