SOUTH 93.5 COUNTRY MUSIC NEWS

Tour Craig Morgan’s Hometown in His New Video

Thursday, May 26, 2016 -- 6:17 pm EDT

Craig Morgan’s roots take center stage in a big way in his brand new video for “I’ll Be Home Soon.” The powerful, soaring and sultry ballad talks about the feeling of love and longing you get when your partner tells you those four words in the song’s title. For Morgan, the song is the story... Read more »

 

Blake Shelton Fans Thirst For New Venture

Thursday, May 26, 2016 -- 3:27 pm EDT

Blake Shelton fans have been thirsting for knowledge over what his plans are for the former home of Miranda Lambert’s Pink Pistol Boutique in Tishomingo, Oklahoma. Shelton recently bought the property and tweeted that he has something “brewing” for the space. One follower hopes for a new dance studio or a record store, while most... Read more »

 

Nashville Raised The Cadillac Three Right

Thursday, May 26, 2016 -- 1:49 pm EDT

The Cadillac Three pretty much had no choice but to play music for a living. Regular shows at the Grand Ole Opry and rocking out to ‘90s rock alternative were part of every day life growing up in Nashville. To this day, the talent that rolls through town spoils local music fans rotten. “I think... Read more »

 

Brad Paisley Sings Of Restroom Equality In “Sit By Your Man”

Thursday, May 26, 2016 -- 1:40 pm EDT

It’s highly doubtful that Brad Paisley will play his new parody song on North Carolina’s controversial bathroom bill when the Life Amplified World Tour visits the Tarheel State in September. But it made for hilarious late night television on Wednesday’s (May 25) Jimmy Kimmel Live. When Kimmel asked what current events he sings about, Paisley... Read more »

 

The A and B Sides of Dierks Bentley’s Black

Thursday, May 26, 2016 -- 11:52 am EDT

There are two sides to every great album. Even if it’s no longer technically an album made out of pressed vinyl that has an A side and a B side. But that didn’t stop Dierks Bentley from approaching his new music that way. “During the process of making it, I really did try to envision... Read more »

 

Honesty Reigns on ABC’s Nashville Finale

Thursday, May 26, 2016 -- 9:36 am EDT

I hate that it took a near sexual assault to make everything right on Nashville. But it’s like anything else in real life: Sometimes you need to hit rock bottom before you can start back up again. And during Wednesday night’s (May 25) finale on ABC, everyone had their own rock bottom. Let’s start with... Read more »

 

Erin Andrews, J.J. Watt to Host 2016 CMT Music Awards

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 -- 7:10 pm EDT

Sportscaster/TV personality Erin Andrews and football superstar J.J. Watt will host the 2016 CMT Music Awards. Concurrent with Wednesday’s (May 25) host announcement, it was also revealed that Cam and pop superstars Fifth Harmony have been added to the list of performers at the show airing live June 8 at 8 p.m. from Nashville’s Bridgestone... Read more »

 

Dustin Lynch Scores Third No. 1 Single With “Mind Reader”

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 -- 7:01 pm EDT

Dustin Lynch’s “Mind Reader” has arrived at the summit of Billboard’s country airplay chart after 34 weeks of swimming upstream. It’s his third chart-topping single following “Hell of a Night” and “Where It’s At.” And for the second straight week, Keith Urban’s Ripcord holds the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s country albums chart. Meanwhile, Jennifer... Read more »

 

All About Cam’s Accidental Breakout Hit

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 -- 5:41 pm EDT

Cam heard Americana singer-songwriter Sturgill Simpson once say country music is about celebrating the struggle. And she is all about that. Which is why the song that put her at the top of the charts — “Burning House” — isn’t all sunshine and rainbows. “It’s heavy stuff,” Cam told me before her Chicago show on... Read more »

 

Blake Shelton’s Raw Reaction to Sushi

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 -- 11:15 am EDT

Poor Nobu. Even with their consistently high four-star rating on Yelp, Blake Shelton is not a fan of the Japanese restaurant. Jimmy Fallon took Shelton to the famous sushi hot spot for a bit on The Tonight Show so Shelton could try a little bit of everything for the first time. He was a sushi... Read more »