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Irlene Mandrell Sends Thanks To All Who Watch Over and Keep Us Safe! "Thanks To You"

"These songs are for all of us that love God, Family, and Our Country. I am dedicating this album to our Military, to all who who have served and are serving now, our Law Enforcement Personnel, First Responders, and everyone who works tirelessly to keep us safe and free. You are our heroes! - Irlene Mandrell As evidenced by the liner notes, Irlene Mandrell is a proud American, and is extremely thankful to all of those who allow her to be just that. Words of gratitude as simple as "Thank You" are often forgotten in these entitled times that we live in. People take a lot for granted nowadays, including our freedom, and how lucky we are to live in this wonderful country where there are those wh

Blake Shelton People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive! Though some may beg to differ...

"I've been ugly my whole life, if I can be sexy for a year, I'm taking it." - Blake Shelton on being People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive. Country Star, "Voice" coach, and resident Twitter fiend, Blake Shelton, has just received the honor of being "officially sexy" for the first time in his life. Of course, it didn't take long for the internet to react to this HOT news! Friends and fans of Shelton's have taken to social media to voice their opinions on People Magazine's 2017 choice. Friend and fellow country artist Lukey B (Luke Bryan to some) was quick to attack Shelton and the People responsible for making the decision. "I’m speechless. He’s taken so many things from me. And now this," Brya

BEST Moments of the 2017 CMA Awards

The 51st annual CMA Awards aired this week (November 8th), and truly did not disappoint. This year was one of the most emotional CMA Awards yet - from tributes for lost loved ones to power duets, this year was full of laughter and tears, and most importantly, UNITY. The whole thing was absolutely amazing, but we wanted to highlight OUR favorite parts of the night. 1. Carrie Brad moments Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley have been hosting the CMA awards for 10 years in a row. This year was one of the funniest of all. Shortly after the start of the show, Brad was already playing politically-humored songs, which Carrie eventually chimed into. “Maybe next time he’ll think before he tweets.” was

Crank It Country Predictions For 51st Annual CMA Awards

Ahhh it's that time of year again, folks! There's a chill in the air and it's country music's biggest night! Tonight, everyone's favorite country music stars will gather in Music City for a night of supporting the accomplishments of the peers, being fake happy for them win they win, and secretly hiding all of their rage and crying on the way home if they do not emerge victorious (Oh yeah, it was an honor just to be nominated? DON'T TELL ME THOSE LIES, WE BOTH KNOW YOU WANTED THAT WIN). So many categories, so many nominations. WHO KNOWS WHO WILL TAKE HOME THE GOLD??? Welp. No one does. BUT. That doesn't mean we can't take a crack at some guesses! Here's our list of nominees and our picks for

Kelsea Ballerini's Sophomore Effort is "Unapologetically" Honest and Beautiful

"A lot has shifted, grown, and changed since The First Time was released and I introduced myself to you... It's been the most thrilling and difficult chapter of my life... I felt that if I let myself be vulnerable and sometimes bitterly honest, maybe you would hear yourself in this record. So, Unapologetically, here it is..." - Kelsea Ballerini These are some of the highlights of the note penned by Kelsea in the Unapologetically CD sleeve, and it really does an excellent job of summing up what she was hoping to achieve (and did achieve) in her latest record. Unapologetically is definitely a more mature and polished sound than we got from her debut record (not that The First Time isn't AMAZIN

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