Hillary Scott and Chris Tyrell
Lady Antebellum's Hillary Scott celebrated the nation's independence by declaring her co-dependence.
The "Need You Now" singer became engaged to her drummer boyfriend, Chris Tyrell, over the Fourth of July holiday weekend, People reports.
Tim McGraw, LeAnn Rimes and Kellie Pickler are among the presenters at the 44th Annual Country Music Awards.
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McGraw is an 11-time CMA award winner and took home the top prize — entertainer of the year — in 2001. Rimes won the CMA Horizon Award in 1997, while Pickler is a two-time CMA nominee.
Miranda Lambert leads Country Music Awards nominations
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Oscar award-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow will make her live musical debut on the 44th annual Country Music Awards, airing Wednesday, Nov. 10 (8/7c on ABC).
Paltrow will take the stage with famed country rock singer Vince Gill at the CMAs to perform the...
Dave Haywood, Hillary Scott and Charles Kelley
If May saw the near destruction of Nashville — due to biblical-proportion flooding that swallowed up much of Music City — the annual CMA Music Festival in June brought the community's rebirth. More than 250,000 people descended on Nashville over the four-day event, a whirlwind long weekend of artist meet-and-greets, celebrity softball games and live concerts. Consider it Comic-Con for country geeks.
"They're the most die-hard fans you will ever see," says Charles Kelley of vocal trio Lady Antebellum, who are featured prominently in tonight's three-hour special of festival highlights. The reigning CMA Vocal Group of the Year, rounded out by Hillary Scott and Dave Haywood, is followed as they ...
Michael Zegen and Denis Leary
HAWAII FIVE-0 (Monday-Friday, starts at 9 am/8c, Spike TV)
Time to book 'em! You've heard so much about CBS' upcoming remake you've developed a nostalgic taste for the original? You're in luck. All week, Spike TV is airing daylong marathons (9 am-6 pm/ET) comprising the entire first season of the 1968 original, starring Jack Lord as the implacable Steve McGarrett and James MacArthur as boyish Danny "Danno" Williams...
Jerry Seinfeld will donate the proceeds from his Friday stand-up show in Nashville to aid flood victims.
"This is a tough time for a great city, and I'm very happy to donate the proceeds from this show to the local organizations ...
Having made lots of partisan noise during this past election season, Saturday Night Live will sing a slightly different tune when Tim McGraw — the sketch series' first country-music guest of this decade — steps up as host on Nov. 22. Read McGraw's reaction, and find out who his musical guest will be, after the jump.
Faith Hill and Tim McGraw this summer will serve up another round of their hugely successful Soul2Soul tour, the AP reports. The Jeep-sponsored concert series, which last year was rated by Pollstar ahead of the Stones and Madonna as the "Major Tour of 2006," kicks off June 6 in Omaha, Nebraska, and wraps up Aug. 10 in Anaheim, California.... Kenny Loggins was inducted into Hollywood's RockWalk on Wednesday, as oiled-up Navy pilots played slo-mo volleyball in the background.
Led by the road trips of the Rolling Stones ($138.5 million in gross receipts), Barbra Streisand ($92.5 mil) and the country combo of Tim McGraw and Faith Hill ($88.8 mil), North American concert-ticket revenue hit an all-time high of $3.6 billion in 2006, besting the year prior by 16 percent. Noting that the average ticket price ($61.45) was only up eight percent from '05, the editor in chief of trade mag Pollstar tells the AP, "That's a good sign for business" especially when you factor in all the K-Fed refunds.