With “one foot in traditional country,” Blake Shelton’s hoping to break new ground with 'Body Language'

Kevork Djansezian/Getty ImagesIt’s been an exciting couple of weeks for Blake Shelton, who announced his 12th studio album, Body Language, just days after sharing that he’ll release a commemorative vinyl ...

Dolly Parton mourns the death of her uncle Bill Owens: “I wouldn’t be here if he hadn’t been there”

ABC/Image Group LADolly Parton is mourning the loss of a beloved family member who also worked tirelessly to further her musical career. The singer shared on Wednesday that her uncle Bill Owens has died.

18 Years in, Brad Paisley and wife Kimberly share what they love about their marriage

Roy Rochlin/FilmMagicBrad Paisley and his wife, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, celebrated their 18th wedding anniversary last month. Almost two decades into their marriage, the couple is still finding a lot to love about...

Breakout TikTok star Priscilla Block readies a self-titled debut EP

Mercury Nashville Priscilla Block first made waves on TikTok early last year with her songs “Thick Thighs,” “PMS” and “Just About Over You.”

Trisha Yearwood admits it can be tough to age gracefully in the public eye: “I think about it a lot”

Shannon Finney/Getty ImagesAs someone who’s been in the country music spotlight for three decades, Trisha Yearwood has had plenty of experience navigating getting older in the public eye. Still, the singer admits...

Zac Brown Band will share some news with fans during a livestream event from Southern Ground Studio

ABCZac Brown Band are cooking up something special over at their Nashville studio, Southern Ground, and they’re ready to clue fans in on what it is.

Eric Church “can’t wait to see” all his fans on his just-announced Gather Again Tour

ABCAfter more than a year off the road due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Eric Church is ready to announce plans for his next batch of tour dates.

Country star trivia

Comstock/Thinkstock On this day in 1999, this Canada native turned country superstar's blockbuster album, Come on Over, was certified diamond by the RIAA for selling 10 million copies, making her the first female...

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock CMA is partnering with the National Museum of African American Music for the collaborative project, Music Legends & Heroes, that teaches students about the impact of Black...

Kane Brown wraps his arms around a "Worldwide Beautiful" future for country music

RCA As the country music industry makes strides toward being more inclusive, "Worldwide Beautiful" hitmaker Kane Brown couldn't be more pleased. 

Brett Eldredge spotlights fans with #GoodDayMovement billboards

Greg Noire Brett Eldredge is elevating the generosity of his fans through the #GoodDayMovement. 

Florida Georgia Line's Brian Kelley to drop solo EP next week

Warner Music Nashville Brian Kelley is riding the waves with his debut solo EP. 

Carrie Underwood extends record atop 'Billboard' Top Country Albums chart with 'My Savior'

Capitol Records Nashville With the success of her new album, My Savior, Carrie Underwood is extending a chart record. 

Old Dominion to perform on mental health livestream, 'Set Break'

ABCOld Dominion is doing their part to bring awareness to mental health in the music industry by signing on to perform on the Set Break livestream event in support of the cause.

Garth Brooks learned not to take life for granted during COVID-19 pandemic

Kevin Mazur/BBMA2020/Getty Images for dcpAs Garth Brooks reflects on the past year, he's learned to appreciate the simple moments in life. 

Country star trivia

Comstock/Thinkstock On this day in 1937, this country legend known for iconic hits including "Mama Tried," "Okie From Muskogee" and "Pancho and Lefty" was born in Bakersfield, California. He passed away in 2016...

Kelsea Ballerini on recording "Half of My Hometown" with Kenny Chesney: "It's special"

ABCKelsea Ballerini admits it's hard to pick a favorite song off an album when they all feel like your "babies," but it was a no-brainer selecting "Half of my Hometown," featuring Kenny Chesney, as her next radio...

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Charlie Worsham and his wife Kristen welcomed their first child, son Gabriel Thomas, on April 1. Charlie shared the news via Instagram this weekend.

Florida Georgia Line cruises to their 18th #1 with "Long Live"

John ShearerFlorida Georgia Line grabs their 18th career number one this week, as "Long Live" ascends to the top of the country chart.

"American Idol" recap: Tori Kelly, Jason Aldean, and more join for duets and solosc

ABC/Eric McCandlessLet the All-star duets and solos continue!

Central Nebraska woman sentenced after three bags of methamphetamine were found in her possession

Central Nebraska woman sentenced after three bags of methamphetamine were found in her possession

Women in STEM report reveals gender gap in Nebraska’s STEM workforce

Women in STEM report reveals gender gap in Nebraska’s STEM workforce

Independence Day weekend has NSP encouraging safe travels

Independence Day weekend has NSP encouraging safe travels

A longtime dean, Janet Stoeger Wilke ends 34-year career at UNK library

A longtime dean, Janet Stoeger Wilke ends 34-year career at UNK library

Freedom Fest offers big fundraiser for United Way, big show for Kearney

Freedom Fest offers big fundraiser for United Way, big show for Kearney

Geneva Purple completes SFS title sweep with American Division championship

Geneva Purple completes SFS title sweep with American Division championship

Knights announce Kris Lien as Interim Athletic Director

Knights announce Kris Lien as Interim Athletic Director

Another exciting year for Robidoux Rendezvous in Gering

Another exciting year for Robidoux Rendezvous in Gering

Chadron golfer to attend Hastings College

Chadron golfer to attend Hastings College

Black Sox fend off late Red Raider rally for 4-2 win

Black Sox fend off late Red Raider rally for 4-2 win