Lowdown From Twang Town 

John Legend To Replace Jennifer Hudson As Voice Coach

  • 6:53 am Friday, September 14th, 2018 by Staff Writer

Huge news from Hollywood… John Legend can now check off “being a Voice Coach” off bus bucket list. Legend is also the first black man to joint the EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony) club! Big things happening for him! On Thursday, The Hollywood Reporter broke the news that Legend will replace Jennifer Hudson for The Voice‘s 16th season this coming spring.

I’m thrilled to join the coaches of @nbcthevoice. I've been a guest and mentor on the show multiple times and I’m so excited [More]

Eddie Montgomery Remembers Troy Gentry on the Anniversary Of His Death

  • 10:53 pm Friday, September 7th, 2018 by Staff Writer

It’s been one whole year since the country music world lost a big member. Troy Gentry of Montgomery Gentry was killed in a helicopter accident in New Jersey on September 8th 2017 and one year late, Eddie remembers his friend, band mate, and brother.

He took to social media to share (or tease) some old stories and jokes that probably only Troy would understand and even said that if he told the stories, Angie (Troys wife) would kill him. He captioned the video with “Miss you T-Roy!”

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Maren Morris Shares Accomplishment in Her Journey to Quit Smoking

  • 10:35 pm Friday, September 7th, 2018 by Staff Writer

Looks like Maren Morris has taken a huge step in trying to be healthier and has cut out smoking. She shared on Instagram that she has gone 10 days without a cigarette as of Friday (9/7) night. We know it’s not an easy habit to kick so congratulation Maren! Keep it up!

10 days 🚫🚬

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Ellen Degeneres Has Her Own Netflix Comedy Special Coming

  • 6:51 am Wednesday, September 5th, 2018 by Staff Writer

On Tuesday’s season 16 premiere of her daytime talk show, Ellen DeGeneres revealed that her stand-up comedy special will be available on Netflix starting December 18. The special is called Relatable and marks DeGeneres’ first return to stand-up in 15 years. “I just all of a sudden was like I miss stand-up, I want to do it. So I made a deal with Netflix,” she explained. “And I was working on stand-up all summer.” The special was taped in Seattle’s Benaroya Hall.

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Miranda Lambert & Evan Felker Call It Quits

  • 1:07 pm Thursday, August 30th, 2018 by Staff Writer

Miranda Lambert made it official when she announced to The Tennessean that she is indeed a single woman now. 

She and the Turnpike Troubadours singer, Evan Felker (both 34) are no longer together, but the reason behind the split has yet to be confirmed. But a source is coming forward and saying that Felker “crossed a line” that caused the relationship to end.

According to People, the source said “I don’t think it was a dramatic split, but he knew what he was ‘allowed’ to do based on her rules and he broke them. He did something that he knew she wasn’t going to approve [More]

Keith Urban’s Daughters Slowly Realize Their Parents Are Famous

  • 6:56 am Wednesday, August 29th, 2018 by Staff Writer

When you’re a famous person, and you have kids, even though those kids grow up not knowing any differently than a famous parent, they still have questions about why everyone knows you.

People recognize Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman wherever they go, and their daughters have started to realize that mom and dad aren’t quite like other parents. Keith Urban said, “They’ve realized, they’re like, ‘People…How do you know that person?’ And I’m like, ‘I don’t,’ and they go, ‘but they knew your name.’ and that sort of stuff. Then they see it repeatedly and they go, ‘Okay, I get it [More]

Chris Stapleton, Dan + Shay, Chris Janson, and More Lead in CMA nominations

  • 6:39 am Wednesday, August 29th, 2018 by Staff Writer

CMA Awards are in November. The nominees were announced yesterday and there quite a few artists with multiple nominations! Here’s a breakdown of the the artists leading the pack.

Chris Stapleton: 5 Nominations
Entertainer of the Year
Single of the Year (“Broken Halos”)
Album of the Year (From A Room: Volume 2)
Song of the Year (“Broken Halos”)
Male Vocalist of the Year
Stapleton leads this year’s CMA Awards nominations with five, adding to his previous 11 nominations and seven wins. He lands his third consecutive nod for Entertainer of the Year in addition to nominations in the Single and Song of the Year categories for “Broken [More]

Brett Eldredge Teams Up With Meghan Trainor In New Episode Of CMT Crossroads

  • 6:26 am Wednesday, August 29th, 2018 by Staff Writer

CMT Crossroads is an event that we look forward to every time they announce a new collaboration. I mean a country artists working with another genre to create great music? Doesn’t far much better than that! The next one coming up is Brett Eldredge teaming up with Meghan Trainor for a performance of her new song “No Excuses” off her upcoming album Treat Myself.

Set your DVR! #CMTcrossroads: @Meghan_Trainor and @bretteldredge premieres in ONE WEEK.

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Keith Urban Surprises Crowd With Carrie Underwood At Nashville Show

  • 9:32 am Saturday, August 25th, 2018 by Staff Writer

Friday (8/24) night in Nashville was one big blowout party! Keith Urban and Kelsea Ballerini got to perform at the Bridgestone Arena as part of the Graffiti U Tour. It has to be fun performing in your home town because all your friends and family are near by… which, of course, happened. Keith Urban’s wife Nicole Kidman was there with her BFF, Reese Witherspoon. Kelsea Ballerini’s hubby also got to be at the show to watch her do her thang!

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Carrie Underwood Address Rumors Regarding Gender of Her Baby

  • 11:44 am Friday, August 24th, 2018 by Staff Writer

Many are speculating that Carrie Underwood’s next child is going to be a girl because in the reveal video, she wore pink. Which is a great assumption because everyone knows that pink is usually used to determine a girl… but that isn’t the case when it comes to Carrie. She spoke out about the rumors to clarify that even SHE doesn’t know the gender. “I’m not sending out any signals. As of this moment, I don’t even know… I don’t even know what it is. It’s a baby. But if I had worn blue it had been the other way. That’s [More]