SOUTH 93.5 COUNTRY MUSIC NEWS

Tim McGraw at 49

Monday, May 2, 2016 -- 6:56 pm EDT

Tim McGraw celebrated his 49th birthday on Sunday (May 1). Also noteworthy is that almost exactly 27 years ago, on May 8, 1989, he moved to Nashville. Which means that he has been a dedicated country singer for the majority of his 49 years. And I think that deserves a look back at a few... Read more »

 

The Ed Bassmaster Show: 8 Characters to Watch

Monday, May 2, 2016 -- 6:55 pm EDT

Ed's diverse repertoire of absurd, comical characters would make anyone lose their popcorn. And, each of these characters have their own brand of weird. To keep them all straight, we've put together a list of the most popular characters, in no particular order.

 

CMT’s Next Women of Country Tour Capped by New Memories and Friendships

Monday, May 2, 2016 -- 6:12 pm EDT

From its January launch in Canada through shows at iconic venues such as the Beacon Theatre in New York City and the Wiltern in Los Angeles, CMT’s 2016 Next Women of Country Tour brought four of America’s brightest singer-songwriters on a triumphant coast-to-coast journey. Headlined by Jennifer Nettles, this year’s tour also featured singer-songwriters Brandy... Read more »

 

Margo Price’s New Take on Classic Country

Monday, May 2, 2016 -- 4:36 pm EDT

Ladies and gentleman, meet Margo Price. The Illinois native is bringing classic back to new country with her debut album Midwest Farmer’s Daughter, which debuted in the Top 10 on the Billboard country albums chart. A longtime fixture in the local music scene in Nashville, Price was one of the city’s greatest hidden gems until... Read more »

 

Keith Urban’s Cross-Country Adventure Celebrates Ripcord Release

Monday, May 2, 2016 -- 2:26 pm EDT

Keith Urban’s new album Ripcord will be released Friday (May 6). But it’s what he’s doing all this week and next that his fans are going to anticipate almost as much as the music. Assuming, of course, they have the means to follow him from New York to California. Here’s what Urban is planning to... Read more »

 

Carrie Underwood: Managing Expectations for Mother’s Day

Monday, May 2, 2016 -- 1:55 pm EDT

Not so fast, Carrie Underwood. In this recent interview with E!, she says she isn’t expecting much this year for Mother’s Day. It’s her second one since becoming a mother early in 2015. “I think I’ll be on the road,” she says. And wherever she goes, her 14-month-old son goes. “Isaiah is here with me,”... Read more »

 

The Dude Perfect Show: Alternate Career Choices

Friday, April 29, 2016 -- 4:48 pm EDT

Let’s face it. The Dude Perfect guys have pretty much the most amazing job in the world. They hang out with their best friends, meet celebrities and do awesome trick shots. For a living. Considering the Dudes have 9 million YouTube subscribers and over 1.5 billion video views, they also don’t have to worry too... Read more »

 

Photo Diary: Tucker Beathard Takes Europe

Friday, April 29, 2016 -- 4:46 pm EDT

Last week was a big deal for CMT Listen Up‘s Tucker Beathard. The “Rock On” singer took his first trip across the pond as a performer, opening for Dierks Bentley in Dublin, London and Glasgow. heading to ireland and the uk with @dierksbentley. can't wait to play for y'all #rockon pic.twitter.com/WdwVgHetIH — Tucker Beathard (@TuckerBeathard)... Read more »

 

Florida Georgia Line’s Phone Number Leaked?

Friday, April 29, 2016 -- 4:06 pm EDT

Yes, you can actually call Florida Georgia Line and leave them a voicemail. And, their fans are fuh-reaking out.

 

World Premiere: Chris Janson’s “Holdin’ Her”

Friday, April 29, 2016 -- 3:46 pm EDT

“I didn’t know what life was about until I got married,” Chris Janson says in the introduction to his new video for the love song “Holdin’ Her.” Yes, you might want to grab some tissues. Directed by Edgar Esteves, the video tells the story of Janson and wife Kelly’s story — of a guy who... Read more »