Eric Church Taking a Break From the Spotlight in 2013
As the summer months fades away and cooler weather signals the closure of another year, Eric Church is already plotting his next move for the new year. Though many artists try to remain in the spotlight during a high in their career, a well-deserved break from the demands of being a superstar is in the works for one of the hardest working men in country music.
LeAnn Rimes Sues for Invasion of Privacy
Just days after admitting herself into rehab for stress management, LeAnn Rimes has filed a lawsuit with the L.A. County Superior Court against Kimberly and Lexi Smiley, two woman who allegedly recorded a conversation with Rimes in an effort to create a smear campaign against the singer.
Montgomery Gentry’s ‘My Town’ Turns 10
After a short-lived chart run with their sophomore effort, Montgomery Gentry made a strong return in 2002 with ‘My Town,’ their third studio album that propelled the duo to country music superstar status.
Toby Keith Back in the Swing of Things Following Gall Bladder Surgery
Toby Keith‘s highly-successful Live in Overdrive Tour hasn’t lost any steam, despite the fact that the outing’s headlining act underwent an invasive surgery just two weeks ago to remove his gall bladder. Keith resumed his demanding road schedule just days after his brief hiatus, proving that his focused work ethic is matched only by his intense need to satisfy his massive fanbase.
Randy Travis’ 911 Call Hits the Web
The 911 call made to Texas dispatchers after a passerby found an unclothed Randy Travis on the side of the road has surfaced on the internet. It’s the latest development in the scandal surrounding the troubled country music superstar, who was arrested late Tuesday night (August 7).
Tim McGraw, Faith Hill Announce Soul2Soul Vegas Residency
It’s been more than five years since Tim McGraw and Faith Hill have toured together domestically, but the first couple of country music is reprising their wildly popular Soul2Soul co-headlining tour as part of a residency venture with the Venetian Las Vegas. The extravagant stage production will kick off on Dec. 7 and will run through April 2013.
Sheryl Crow Granted Restraining Order Against Stalker
A Los Angeles judged issued a restraining order for Sheryl Crow against Phillip Gordon Sparks, an apparent stalker who has threatened to shoot the ‘Collide’ singer.
Garth Brooks Death Hoax Hits the Web
Despite the rumors, Garth Brooks is not dead — so fans frantic to get a refund for tickets to his Las Vegas show can breathe a sigh of relief! Though word spread the country superstar passed in a tragic jet ski accident in the Turks and Caicos Islands today (July 16), the reports are completely fabricated.
Wynonna Judd Sues to Evict ‘Dad’ From Louisville Property
Despite her recent marriage, domestic life seems anything but blissful for Wynonna Judd. The country music superstar has filed a lawsuit against Michael Ciminella, a Louisville, Ky. man who raised Judd as his daughter.
Tim McGraw Hunting Down Next ‘Heavy’ Movie Role
Tim McGraw is on the hunt for his next movie role, but in his words, “The hardest thing is timing. You can read 50 scripts and not find anything that you like.”
Kenny Chesney Lookalike to Receive Refund After Being Kicked Out of Concert
He may not have been able to stick around long enough to see Kenny Chesney perform during the singer’s Nashville tour stop over the weekend, but Nathan Blankenship is putting an unfortunate situation behind him with some amicable parting gifts. The fan, who bears a strong resemblance to the ‘Come Over’ singer, was escorted out of the show by LP Field security for being a disturbance in the crowd.
Fan Kicked Out of Kenny Chesney Show for Looking Too Much Like the Singer
If you look anything like Kenny Chesney, you may want to steer clear from the singer’s Brothers of the Sun headlining tour! A Tennessee fan learned that the hard way over the weekend when he was escorted out of a Nashville tour stop for apparently looking too similar to the ‘Come Over’ singer.