Love and Theft‘s new album hits stores on Tuesday and features their Top 10 hit ‘Angel Eyes,’ as well as a new song called ‘Amen.’ The slow and sexy, pop/R&B influenced country track might be the cut fans of the band’s are howling about after picking up the disc or downloading it from iTunes. You can hear it below in this Taste of Country exclusive premiere.
July 2012 is loaded with new songs for your radio. Tim McGraw and Eric Church released new cuts early, and Jason Aldean and Brantley Gilbert have kept the momentum going as we pass mid-month. It’s a popular time of year to release new music, as artists prepare to drop new albums in time for the Christmas shopping season.
There is a new Showdown champion! After almost record voting yesterday and last night on Taste of Country Nights radio, Eric Church‘s new single ‘Creepin” kinged Tim McGraw‘s ‘Truck Yeah’ by an almost two-to-one margin. The fourth single from Church’s ‘Chief’ album seems poised to be another big song for the North Carolina-born country star. It could even become his third straight No. 1 hit.
It’s Luke Bryan‘s birthday today (July 17), and he’ll be celebrating appropriately. “We gon party like its my birthday,” the singer wrote on his Twitter page Tuesday morning. Few country singers are hotter right now than the ‘Drunk on You’ hitmaker. We’ve looked over his entire singles catalog and asked this tough question: What is your favorite Luke Bryan song?
The summer heatwave comes a with a splash of country music before the days grow shorter and the kids return to school. The new country music releases for August 2012 are no exception. While July had so many country superstars with new country music releases that it was difficult to decide where to spend your money, August has just four that look promising.
Details on the next season of NBC’s ‘The Voice‘ are being revealed slowly. The network is teasing fans with small morsels, one bite at a time, but they have shared when fans can expect to start tuning in — so when does Season 3 of ‘The Voice’ start?
For 11 seasons, ‘American Idol’ has ignored country music when it comes to the judges panel. But with Steven Tyler announcing his ‘Idol’ departure on Thursday, it’s time to make things right. Stars like Blake Shelton and Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland have proven that Nashville has artists capable of shining on a nationally-televised stage. Which country artist do you think would be the perfect fit to replace Tyler on ‘American Idol?’
Kellie Pickler was in the stands watching Luke Bryan sing the National Anthem on Tuesday night, but she wasn’t aware of the ‘Drunk on You’ singer’s use of “key words” which helped him get through the song. She says she understands what Bryan was going through at the All-Star Game, and the anxiety that comes with singing in front of millions of television viewers, and can’t understand the criticism.
Viewers were quick to call out Luke Bryan for appearing to check his left hand at moments during his performance of the National Anthem at the MLB All-Star Game in Kansas City, Mo. on Tuesday night. Now, the singer has come clean, admitting to have written “key words” down to ensure he did his best.
Do Stephen Barker Liles and Eric Grunderson really hunt squirrel in their spare time? Have they really killed 40 or 50 in a single day? Does Gunderson really use a Medieval sword to clear brush? The duo begin to answer some of these pressing questions in a new episode of ‘Love and Theft TV,’ premiering exclusively on Taste of Country.
Friday night’s Showdown between Carrie Underwood and Little Big Town was the most voted on yet, with ‘Blown Away’ edging ‘Pontoon’ by 13 percentage points. That’s two wins in a row for the title-track on Underwood’s new album. The dark and stormy cut is clearing a path to the Showdown Hall of Fame, but future tourmate Hunter Hayes‘ ‘Wanted’ is threatening to contain her fury today and tonight on Taste of Country Nights.
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