Little Big Town’s ‘Pontoon’ Hits Platinum Certification
As anticipated, Little Big Town‘s summertime anthem, ‘Pontoon,’ has officially been certified platinum for digital downloads exceeding one million copies sold. The tune was an instant smash for the four-piece group following its release, and it has also become the highest-charting single of their career.
Carrie Underwood Reveals Details About Upcoming Blown Away Tour
Carrie Underwood has been putting in countless hours preparing for her forthcoming 2012 Blown Away Tour, which will criss-cross the U.S. starting this month. And according to the ‘Good Girl’ superstar herself, fans should expect the trek to be nothing short of amazing — even she can’t wait to see all of the puzzle pieces put together.
George Jones Assures He ‘Still Don’t Need No Rockin’ Chair’
Recently, rumors have been whirling about George Jones‘ ‘declining’ health, which has had fans anxious to hear the latest on Possum. An official release from the singer’s camp this week confirms that the legend is “alive and well, and happy to be touring.”
Eric Church Recording Live Album on Tour
Even though Eric Church recently said he would be stepping away from the spotlight in the new year, he’ll still be on the radar. As a way to thank his loyal followers for hundreds of sold-out concerts, Church will be releasing his very first live album in the beginning of 2013.
Hunter Hayes Scores First Platinum-Selling Single With ‘Wanted’
Hunter Hayes is not only celebrating his very first Top 5 hit single this week with ‘Wanted,’ but he is also basking in the joy of having his very first platinum-selling single with the same song. ‘Wanted’ has officially sold over one million copies, according to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
Blake Shelton Takes ‘Over’ No. 1 Slot on Country Singles Chart for Second Week
Blake Shelton is not quite finished with being No. 1 right now. This week, his latest single, ‘Over,’ once again locks in the top slot on the Billbaord and Mediabase/Country Aircheck charts.
Jana Kramer Scores Gold Certification for ‘Why Ya Wanna’
Jana Kramer is enjoying life to the fullest these days — especially in her career. This week, Kramer’s current single, ‘Why Ya Wanna,’ has been certified gold for digital downloads exceeding 500,000 copies sold. The tune is the latest release from Kramer’s self-titled debut album on Warner Music Nashville, which debuted at No. 5 the week after it hit stores.
Tim McGraw Says Giving Homes to Veterans Left an ‘Indelible Mark’ on Him
This past weekend was bittersweet for Tim McGraw, as he completed his mission of giving mortgage-free homes to veterans in need in each city on the Brothers of the Sun Tour.
Justin Moore Releases Tear-Jerking New Video for "Til My Last Day’
If there’s one thing Justin Moore knows how to do with his music videos, its pull on the heartstrings of the viewer, just as he did with the emotional ‘If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away’ and the sentimental ‘Small Town USA.’ Well, he’s at it again with the second ”Til My Last Day’ video.
Eli Young Band Cross Fingers for Nominations at the 2012 CMA Awards
With the reveal of the 2012 CMA Awards nominees just days away, the Eli Young Band guys — like many country artists — are wondering if they will hear their name called in any categories. Having just celebrated their second chart-topping hit, ‘Even if It Breaks Your Heart,’ the band members joke that they will any nominations that come their way.