Luke Bryan is out. The ‘Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye’ singer toppled all five competitors put in front of him, thanks to votes from fans online and via Taste of Country Nights radio. One by one, Bryan knocked down his fellow country artists, walking straight into Showdown Hall of Fame without even breaking a sweat. That means that this Friday battle will start with two fresh faces in Eli Young Band and Jon Pardi, both armed with new singles about achy minutes with, or without, that special someone.
A new name in radio begins with a familiar voice on Monday night, July 2. Taste of Country Nights will air nightly from 7PM to midnight on 34 country stations nationwide Monday through Friday. Host Jeremy Robinson promises a house party atmosphere on his new show, with people dropping by at any moment with (or without) an invite.
The 2012 ACM Awards winners were elated to collect their prizes on the eve of country music’s biggest party. The annual awards show, hosted for a second time by Reba McEntire and Blake Shelton, airs live from Sin City — Las Vegas, Nevada — and pays tribute to the most famous stars in the genre. Natural, selecting the best of the best and naming winners is a daunting task.
Kellie Pickler releases her third studio album today (Jan. 24) and is sharing the stories behind each of the 11 tracks exclusively with Taste of Country. ’100 Proof’ plays almost like an autobiography of Pickler. There’s a song dedicated to her new husband and her father, as well as one inspired by her struggles to accept what’s left of her relationship with her mother.
The 2011 CMA Awards winners had plenty to celebrate as they accepted their honors on the year’s biggest night in country music. The annual awards show, hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood — airing live from Nashville — pays tribute to the genre’s biggest stars. Choosing winners from this list of talent is no easy feat.
Miranda Lambert is releasing her new album ‘Four the Record’ on Tuesday, Nov. 1, and Taste of Country has the exclusive premiere of her personal stories behind each song on the record. The album features 14 brand-new tracks, including her recent single, ‘Baggage Claim.’ The deluxe version of it — which can be pre-ordered here — also features extended versions of these cut-by-cuts on a DVD that comes with the package.
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