Articles Posted August 2012

  • Lauren Alaina on Vocal Rest; Cancels Shows

    Lauren Alaina on Vocal Rest; Cancels Shows

    Lauren Alaina photo courtesy of UMG Nashville. GAC sends get well soon wishes out to Lauren Alaina! Lauren was forced to cancel her Cincinnati and Detroit area guest appearances with Sugarland due to doctor-ordered vocal…

  • OFFSTAGE: Taylor Swift Tweets Olympic Love

    OFFSTAGE: Taylor Swift Tweets Olympic Love

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) I know gold medals are what the Olympians were really after in London…

  • Around the Web: Carrie Underwood Delivers Acoustic Hits

    Around the Web: Carrie Underwood Delivers Acoustic Hits

    Carrie Underwood takes center stage for Boston’s Songwriter Series. Willie Nelson mobilizes his Farm Aid troops for drought relief. Josh Turner opens the doors to his songwriting cabin. Jack Ingram surprises a worthy vet with…

  • Tim McGraw Gets Physical

    Tim McGraw Gets Physical

    Photo courtesy of Twitter.com/TheTimMcGraw. Tim McGraw hasn’t been shy about sharing shirtless photos on Twitter recently. One of those photos showed off part of his exercise regime as he flipped a tractor tire across a…

  • Brantley Gilbert Shocked by His “End of Tour” Gift from Eric Church

    Brantley Gilbert Shocked by His “End of Tour” Gift from Eric Church

    Brantley Gilbert photo courtesy of The Valory Music Co. Brantley Gilbert spent the spring as a special guest on Eric Church’s Blood, Sweat and Beers Tour. When the first leg of the tour wrapped, the…

  • Kenny Chesney Scores 24th No. 1 Single

    Kenny Chesney Scores 24th No. 1 Single

    Kenny Chesney photo courtesy of Sony Music Nashville. Kenny Chesney now has two dozen No. 1 songs. His latest single, “Come Over,” became his 24th No. 1 when it topped the charts this week after…

  • Bucky Covington’s New Album Now Available for Pre-Order

    Bucky Covington’s New Album Now Available for Pre-Order

    Bucky Covington 2012 Album Good Guys. Bucky Covington’s long-awaited sophomore album, Good Guys, is now available for pre-order. Fans can get a sneak peek of the album with 90-second previews of each song on iTunes.…

  • OFFSTAGE: Dierks Bentley Remembers His First No. 1

    OFFSTAGE: Dierks Bentley Remembers His First No. 1

    (CMT Offstage keeps a 24/7 watch on everything that’s happening with country music artists behind the scenes and out of the spotlight.) It was almost nine years ago, but Dierks Bentley remembers well the first…

  • Love and Theft Keep "Eyes" on the Prize

    Love and Theft Keep "Eyes" on the Prize

    Love and Theft have a seven-year itch, musically speaking. It’s been that long since they wrote the songs on their debut album. And, boy, times have changed. First of all, Eric Gunderson and Stephen Barker…

  • It’s a Girl for Eli Young Band’s Mike Eli

    It’s a Girl for Eli Young Band’s Mike Eli

    Mike Eli holds his newborn daughter, Kline Olivia Diaz. Photo courtesy of Heather Bohn PR. Eli Young Band frontman Mike Eli and his wife Kacey are proud parents of a baby girl! People.com reports that…