Keith Urban was born on October 26, 1967, in Whangarei, New Zealand, and later moved with his family to Caboolture, Queensland, Australia. He decided he wanted a music career at a young age and learned how to play the guitar at the age of six. The Ranch. Urban formed a band, and in 1990 was signed to EMI Australia, where they had four No. 1 songs.
Florida Georgia Line Excited to Perform With Chainsmokers Courtesy of the Hubbards In their first months of parenthood, the couple can't hide their love and affection for a baby girl who recently attended her first FGL show in Nashville (with headphones on) and traveled to Las Vegas for the 2018 Academy of Country Music Awards.
Lady Antebellum is an American country music group formed in Nashville, Tennessee in 2006. The group is composed of Hillary Scott (lead and background vocals), Charles Kelley (lead and background vocals, guitar), and Dave Haywood (background vocals, guitar, piano, mandolin).
No. 36: Kris Kristofferson Kris Kristofferson is one of country's crown jewels -- a living link to late greats Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings. He was a member of The Highwaymen, a country supergroup that included Waylon, Johnny and Willie Nelson, and, yeah, that's not bad if you're into that whole playing-with-legends thing.
Old Dominion is an American five-member country music band formed in Nashville, Tennessee. The band consists of Matthew Ramsey (lead vocals), Trevor Rosen (guitar, keyboards), Whit Sellers (drums), Geoff Sprung (bass guitar), and Brad Tursi (guitar). Their music is contemporary country with rock instrumentation, and has pop and hip hop overtones.
Sugarland is an American country music duo consisting of singer-songwriters Jennifer Nettles (lead vocals) and Kristian Bush (vocals, acoustic guitar, mandolin). Sugarland was founded in 2002 by Kristen Hall with Bush and became a trio after hiring Jennifer Nettles.
Dan + Shay is an American country music duo composed of vocalists and songwriters Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney. They are signed to Warner Bros. Records Nashville and have released two albums, Where It All Began which produced three top 40 singles on Hot Country Songs and Country Airplay, and Obsessed.
No. 20: Dixie Chicks. The Dixie Chicks were on top of the world during the late '90s and early '00s. ("Wide Open Spaces" had a constant presence in our car's six-disc changer.) But then came lead singer Natalie Maines' infamous negative comments about President George W. Bush during a concert.
Parmalee is an American country music band consisting of brothers Matt Thomas and Scott Thomas, along with their cousin Barry Knox and Josh McSwain, who is a best friend since childhood. They are signed to the Stoney Creek division of Broken Bow Records and have charted on Country Airplay.
Country star Tammy Wynette was born on the Mississippi/Alabama line. The Louvin Brothers were pioneers of tight harmony country and bluegrass vocalizations. Vern Gosdin is another influential country music legend who came from the state of Alabama. Emmylou Harris was born in Birmingham. Shenandoah from Muscle Shoals became major stars.
Watch a Thousand Horses Go 'Girls, Girls, Girls' in 'Smoke' Watch A Thousand Horses Bring 'Smoke' to the 'Today' Show 10 New Country Artists You Should Know All Stories Backstage at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, New Jersey, the four members of A Thousand Horses are still processing the news that their debut single "Smoke" has just reached Number One on Billboard's Country Airplay chart.
Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Phil W. Hudson and Atlanta radio personality Tug Cowart recently sat down with country music star Dustin Lynch for an episode of “Mind Your Business: Sports, Music & Money,” a podcast produced in partnership with Atlanta Business Chronicle and 680 The Fan (WCNN).
High Valley is a Canadian country music duo from Blumenort, Alberta, a small community near the hamlet of La Crete. The band is composed of brothers Brad and Curtis Rempel. Bryan Rempel was a member until March 2014. All three grew up in a family-oriented Mennonite community and graduated from La Crete Public School..
On March 1, 2016, the Band Perry parted ways with their record label, Republic Nashville. Billboard announced on May 12, 2016, that the band had signed with Interscope Records. According to the magazine, the Band Perry is transitioning to pop music but will continue releasing select singles to the country format through sister label UMG Nashville.
In the world of LeAnn Rimes, her dream of becoming a country music superstar has become reality. Born on August 28, 1982, in Jackson, Mississippi, LeAnn Rimes (like Brenda Lee and Tanya Tucker), has become a major country music superstar. LeAnn Rimes is an only child who began singing before she was two.
Words can't even describe Maddie. Maddie is the most amazing girl you will meet. Everything about her is perfect. She has the cutest eyes, the best laugh, and the cutest face. She is very loveable and you will most likely fall in love with her at some point in your life.
With Blackberry Smoke leading the charge, country music is in the midst of a Southern rock resurgence, as likeminded groups such as the Cadillac Three and A Thousand Horses ready new albums. Today, the Cadillac Three premiered their new single "White Lightning'" on Sirius/XM, while A Thousand Horses' "Smoke" enters the Top 10 on Billboard's Country Airplay chart.
Country music star Carrie Underwood recently proved her star power by serving as a host of the CMA Awards. Proving to certainly be a tough cookie, she also recently survived multiple injuries after a fall, even finding to time to thank all of her fans for their support on social media.