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Category Archives: The Country Daily

Maddie & Tae to Release New 6-Song Holiday EP, “We Need Christmas,” on Oct. 23

Maddie & Tae to Release New 6-Song Holiday EP, “We Need Christmas,” on Oct. 23

Maddie & Tae will release a new holiday EP, We Need Christmas, on Oct. 23. The six-song project includes two original tunes, “Merry Married Christmas” and the title track, as well as four holiday standards: “This Christmas,” “Holly Jolly Christmas,” “O Come All Ye Faithful,” and “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home).” “We are so proud…MORE

Watch Maren Morris Perform “To Hell & Back” at the ACM Awards

Watch Maren Morris Perform “To Hell & Back” at the ACM Awards

Maren Morris performed her new single, “To Hell & Back,” at the Ryman Auditorium during the ACM Awards on Sept. 16. Penned by Maren, Jessie Jo Dillon and Laura Veltz, “To Hell & Back” is currently No. 40 on the Billboard Country Airplay chart after 24 weeks. During a recent media Q&A, Maren revealed why…MORE

Watch Miranda Lambert Perform No. 1 Hit “Bluebird” at the ACM Awards

Watch Miranda Lambert Perform No. 1 Hit “Bluebird” at the ACM Awards

Miranda Lambert performed her No. 1 single, “Bluebird,” at the Bluebird Cafe during the ACM Awards on Sept. 16. Miranda was joined by the song’s co-writers, Luke Dick and Natalie Hemby, during the performance. “Bluebird,” which reached the top of the Billboard Country Airplay chart in July, is featured on Miranda’s seventh studio album, Wildcard.…MORE

Rascal Flatts to Release 20-Song “Greatest Hits” Album on Oct. 2

Rascal Flatts to Release 20-Song “Greatest Hits” Album on Oct. 2

Rascal Flatts will continue to celebrate their 20th anniversary this year with the release of a new album, Twenty Years of Rascal Flatts The Greatest Hits, on Oct. 2. The 20-song collection features a number of fan-favorite hits, including “These Days,” “Fast Cars and Freedom,” “Bless the Broken Road,” “My Wish” and more. In January, the…MORE

Watch Tim McGraw Perform “I Called Mama” at the ACM Awards

Watch Tim McGraw Perform “I Called Mama” at the ACM Awards

Tim McGraw performed his new single, “I Called Mama,” at the Bluebird Cafe during the ACM Awards on Sept. 16. The tune is currently No. 8 on the Billboard Country Airplay chart after 19 weeks. Penned by Lance Miller, Marv Green and Jimmy Yeary, “I Called Mama” is about the special connection mothers share with their…MORE

Winners & Losers From the 55th ACM Awards Show

Winners & Losers From the 55th ACM Awards Show

Here are the Winners & Losers—off of the top of my head sans any deep insight—from the 55th annual ACM Awards on Sept. 16. Of course, the Losers aren’t really losers, so don’t get your fringe twisted. Winners – Riley Green & Tenille Townes The New Female and New Male Artists of the Year delivered…MORE

Dan + Shay Win ACM Award for Duo of the Year

Dan + Shay Win ACM Award for Duo of the Year

Dan + Shay won their second consecutive ACM Award for Duo of the Year on Sept. 16. “Now more than ever, everyone in country music, every touring artist ever, I think we feel that thankfulness that we get to do this as a job and as living,” said the duo’s Shay Mooney backstage. “And I…MORE

Blake Shelton’s “God’s Country” Named Single of the Year at ACM Awards

Blake Shelton’s “God’s Country” Named Single of the Year at ACM Awards

Blake Shelton’s “God’s Country” was named Single of the Year at the ACM Awards. Blake scored his 26th No. 1 single with the tune in July 2019. Penned by Michael Hardy, Jordan Schmidt and Devin Dawson, “God’s Country” is Blake’s first win in the ACM Single of the Year category. “Thank you to the fans…MORE