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19 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

CD Reviews: George Strait; Tim McGraw; Robert Plant; Lowell; Nick...

George Strait has promised to keep recording new music after his retirement from the road earlier this year. But in an industry where false farewells are mere marketing opportunities, there was a genuine sense of finality to Strait's last concert in front of 105,000 fans at the Dallas AT&T Stadium in June.


Related Topix: Country, Entertainment

Yesterday | Kkbq.com

VIDEO: Miranda Lambert Left In Tears After Singing to Cancer Patient

JUNE 07: Musician Miranda Lambert performs "How i 1 2Bout Them Cowgirls" and "Run" onstage with George Strait at George Strait's 'The Cowboy Rides Away Tour' final stop at AT&T Stadium at AT&T Stadium on June 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. Miranda Lambert may be a rockstar performer, but she also has one of the biggest hearts.


Related Topix: Miranda Lambert, Country, Arlington, TX

Yesterday | FHWrestling.com

Chris Brown's "X" Takes Lead on Album Sales Chart

The pop-R&B artist's latest release surged to the top of the iTunes Album Sales chart immediately upon release Tuesday morning. Train's new "Bulletproof Picasso" currently holds the #2 position on iTunes, while country veteran Tim McGraw's "Sundown Heaven" claims third place.


Related Topix: Country

Mon Sep 15, 2014

The York Daily Record

Review: Strait's last concert album a gift to fans

The 20-song "Cowboy Rides Away: Live From AT&T Stadium" documents what was billed as Country Music Hall of Fame member George Strait's final concert. Held on June 7 in Arlington, Texas, the event was more celebration than concert - where the waves of cheers play as big of a role as the voices and musicians.


Related Topix: Country, Arlington, TX, Faith Hill

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Door Reminder

Where's the rock? Radio station 93 Rock goes countryWhere's the rock? ...

Where's the rock? Radio station 93 Rock goes country Rock station changes format. Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://post.cr/1tHHFof If you're a fan of rock radio in east-central Wisconsin, you may have heard something jarring this morning when tuning in to 93 Rock.


Related Topix: Green Bay, WI, Willie Nelson, Country, Alan Jackson, Garth Brooks, Entertainment

Thu Sep 11, 2014


Total taxpayer tab for Bayou Country Superfest in Baton Rouge: $607,000

Taxpayers provided more than $607,000 to bring Bayou Country Superfest and country performers like George Strait, Reba McEntire and Chris Young to Baton Rouge this year. The figure includes $200,000 in the state budget, earmarked by the legislature, and a $200,000 sponsorship from Visit Baton Rouge, which is funded by hotel occupancy taxes.


Related Topix: Country

Wed Sep 10, 2014

WCKT-FM Fort Myers

Guest DJ: Tim McGraw

Tim McGraw has a brand new album, Sundown Heaven Town dropping September 16th, and to celebrate Tim has teamed up with iHeartRadio to Guest DJ a station all his own. Tim features his new music and some old favorites in addition to his favorite songs from other artists.


Related Topix: Keith Whitley, Country

Tue Sep 09, 2014


Dustin Lynch's 'Where It's At' Album Reflects Years of Personal and Musical Growth

"This is my tip-of-the-hat to Beyonc ," jokes Dustin Lynch to Rolling Stone Country about "Halo," a track that appears on the ten-gallon Tennessean's long-awaited sophomore album, Where It's At , out today. While Lynch and the Queen Bee may not seem to share much beyond song titles, the reference is indicative of a new era for the singer, who pulls inspiration from George Strait as much as pop Top 40 in his new 15-song collection.


Related Topix: Dustin Lynch, Country, Tennessee, Keith Urban, Music, Entertainment

Mon Sep 08, 2014

LiveDaily News

Miranda Lambert trumps CMA nominations with 9 nods

Miranda Lambert dominated the nominations for this year's CMA Awards , receiving nine nods in seven categories, including Entertainer of the Year. The country songstress is up against husband Blake Shelton for the Entertainer of the Year trophy, along with the recently retired George Strait , Luke Bryan and Keith Urban .


Related Topix: Miranda Lambert, Country, Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan, Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood

Thu Sep 04, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Photos: 2014 Country Music Awards Nominees

Nominee for "Entertainer of the Year: George Strait performs onstage during Brooks & Dunn's The Last Rodeo Show at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 19, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photos: 2014 Country Music Awards Nominees Nominee for "Entertainer of the Year: George Strait performs onstage during Brooks & Dunn's The Last Rodeo Show at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 19, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada.


Related Topix: Country, Nashville, TN, Entertainment

Wed Sep 03, 2014

KUAD-FM Windsor

2014 CMA Awards Nominees Revealed

Congratulations are in order for many of country's biggest stars, but especially in the race for Entertainer of the Year.


Related Topix: Miranda Lambert, Country, Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton, Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood

Sat Aug 30, 2014


CMT All-Time Top 40: Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift makes the list of CMT All-Time Top 40: Artists Choice at No. 16, a position she shares with Patsy Cline .


Related Topix: Patsy Cline, Country, The Oak Ridge Boys, Big & Rich, Ronnie Milsap

Fri Aug 29, 2014


CMT Exclusively Airs George Strait's Historic Final Concert Tonight

It was a concert fit for a king. Filmed live from his final show in Dallas, Texas, CMT is set to premiere an exclusive two-hour television special GEORGE STRAIT: THE COWBOY RIDES AWAY tonight, August 29 at 7:00-9:00 p.m. ET/PT.


Related Topix: Pure Country, Drama Movies, Music!, Country, Kenny Chesney, Faith Hill

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Washington Post

TV listings: Friday, August 29, 2014

More than 100,000 fans flocked to Arlington, Tex., on June 7 to witness the King of Country's last performance, and now the record-setting show is coming to television.


Related Topix: Country, Late Show With David Letterman, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Travel

KURB-FM Little Rock

Bruno Mars & Beyonce In, Lady Gaga & U2 Out in Poll of America's Top-10 Favorite Musicians

When it comes to music, Americans apparently prefer an English accent. A new unscientific Harris poll reveals The Beatles are America's favorite musician or band.


Related Topix: Beyonce, Dance, R-N-B, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Best of 2007, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, The Fab Four, Country

Wed Aug 27, 2014


George Strait and Garth Brooks Named America's Favorite Country Musicians

George Strait is America's favorite country musician, according to an unscientific Harris Poll conducted in July.


Related Topix: Garth Brooks, Country

Fri Aug 22, 2014


Blake Shelton Talks New Single, Haters and Crossover Hits

With his new single "Neon Light," Blake Shelton is renewing his vows to country music.


Related Topix: The Voice, Entertainment, Television, Blake Shelton, Country, George Jones, Music

WTVF Nashville

VIDEO: Garth Brooks, George Strait accept ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Believe it or not, there are still a few country artists out there who have not yet taken the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.


Related Topix: Country, Garth Brooks

Wed Aug 20, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

North Tampa news

Singing songwriters Tony Haselden and George Teren, authors of popular country songs, appear in concert at 8 p.m. Aug. 29 at the Carrollwood Cultural Center, 4537 Lowell Road.


Related Topix: Tampa, FL, Country, Shenandoah, Trace Adkins, Hillsborough County, FL

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WTVF Nashville

George Strait's farewell concert to become a TV special, album

George Strait's final concert on the "Cowboy Rides Away" tour will become both a television special and a new live album.


Related Topix: Country, AT&T, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Versant, ATT, Kenny Chesney