Martina McBride, “Wrong Baby Wrong”

Martina McBride was a hit making machine from 1997 until about 2003. Since then she’s only had one top ten hit (2006’s “Anyway”) and has struggled to regain that hit-making status. Is her newest single off her Shine album, “Wrong Baby Wrong,” good enough to get her back to the top of the charts? After…

ACM Spotlight Series: Vocal Event of the Year

Today’s ACM Awards Spotlight Series features the Vocal Event of the Year category. This award was first handed out back in 1997. Want to know who the first award went to? Who won last year? Read the spotlight to find out! 2009 “Hillbilly Bone” – Blake Shelton and Trace Adkins “Honky Tonk Stomp” – Brooks…

ACM Spotlight Series: Video of the Year

This is the first spotlight in our ACM Awards Spotlight series and will be spotlighting the ACM Video of the Year category. We will begin with this year’s Video of the Year nominees and work our way back to when the first Video of the Year award was given out in 1984. So let’s get…

Academy of Country Music Awards Spotlight Series

Starting tomorrow until the week of the ACM Awards show, All Things Country will spotlight each category and its nominees. Every few days a spotlight will be posted on the blog. Each spotlight will consist of this year’s nominees and will run down the list of past nominees and winners since the ACM’s began handing out…

Brad Paisley, “Water”

Brad Paisley has been a force to be reckoned with on country radio for the last ten years. He’s racked up 16 number one songs (10 of which were done consecutively) and none of his singles have failed to hit the top 20. However, his two previous singles failed to reach the top spot on…

Billboard Chart Flash: Week of March 15 – 21

For an eigth straight week, Lady Antebellum’s Need You Now sits atop the Country Albums Chart and returns to the top of the Hot 200 chart. On the Hot Country Songs chart, a newcomer claims his first number one song of his career. Find out who it is in the week’s Billboard Chart Flash. It’s no surprise…

Court Yard Hounds Release Song and Video on Amazon.com

Have you been curious as to how Marty and Emily of the Dixie Chicks are going to sound as the Court Yard Hounds? Now you have a chance to listen…for FREE! The duo, Court Yard Hounds, have released a song and video on Amazon.com and the best part is it is absolutely FREE! Click the image…

George Strait, “I Gotta Get to You”

Living legend George Strait has been a constant figure at country radio since his debut single, “Unwound,” hit the charts back in 1981. Since that single, Strait has had over 50 number one singles and 90 singles that have charted on the Billboard charts. The “King” hopes to keep his radio streak going with his…

Reba McEntire, “I Keep On Loving You”

Among today’s leading ladies in country music, you’ll find hot young stars like Carrie Underwood, Taylor Swift, and Miranda Lambert. However, veteran/superstar Reba McEntire is still proving she can hang with the young women. In fact, Reba’s last single, “Consider Me Gone,” spent four weeks at number one. Reba hopes to follow that success up…

2010: The Year of Lady Antebellum??

With the year 2010 almost a quarter of the way through, no country artist has even come close to having the amount of success that trio Lady Antebellum has had. Which leads me to ask, is this the year of Lady Antebellum? Nearly two years ago, an unknown group released their self-titled debut album which…

Billboard Chart Flash: Week of March 8 – 14

Move over Rascal Flatts, Lady Antebellum has arrived and become country’s new supergroup. This week, Lady Antebellum not only kept its firm grip on the Country Albums chart but they also took the top spot on another chart. Find out which chart it was and who is number one on the country singles chart. For…

ACM Announces Top New Artist of the Year Nominees

The Academy of Country Music awards announced the three artists who will compete for the Top New Artist of the Year award at this year’s show. Which three artists won the three sub-categories (Top New Solo Vocalist, Top New Vocal Group, Top New Vocal Duo)? Fan voting for the Top New Artist award starts April…