Tim McGraw wrapped up Operation HomeFront, which found him presenting 25 mortgage-free houses (one at each tour stop) to veterans.
Carrie Underwood’s Blown Away Tour, which kicks off in mid-September, will feature “very dramatic costumes” and a duet with Hunter Hayes.
On September 5, Luke Bryan will appear on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.
A Kickstarter campaign has been launched to raise funds for the documentary Making History with the Pioneers of Bluegrass Music, which features footage and interviews of Jimmy Martin, Kenny Baker, and more.
American Songwriter gives Americana singer-songwriter Ed Romanoff’s self-titled debut an impressive 4 ½ stars.
Taylor Swift talks with Rolling Stone about her new record, which will include a “U2-style epic,” an acoustic duet with Ed Sheeran, and a “dubstep-inspired bass breakdown.”
Wynonna has resumed touring after her husband’s serious motorcycle accident.
Juli Thanki is the editor of Engine 145 and a freelance writer whose work has appeared in the Washington Post, Bluegrass Unlimited, and M Music & Musicians Magazine. In 2011 she received the International Bluegrass Music Association Print Media Person of the Year award.