Darius Rucker to perform at Daytona 500 pre-show

ABC/Randy HolmesDarius Rucker is heading to the race track.

Lady Antebellum, Thomas Rhett and more join St. Jude's 2019 "This Shirt Saves Lives" campaign

ABC/Image Group LAThomas Rhett, Lady Antebellum and Florida Georgia Line are among the country stars supporting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital's third annual "This Shirt Saves Lives"...

Watch now: Keith Urban is Christmas classy in "I'll Be Your Santa Tonight" video

ABC/Image Group LAKeith Urban has released his new original Christmas song, "I'll Be Your Santa Tonight." 

Luke Bryan, Dierks Bentley and Thomas Rhett tapped for Trailblazer Festival

ABC/Mark LevineThe Trailblazer Country Music and Camping Festival will bring superstar acts Luke Bryan, Dierks Bentley and Thomas Rhett to the mountains of New York in 2020. 

Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani team up for duet on his 'Fully Loaded' album: "It is our song"

John Shearer/Getty Images via ABCBlake Shelton and Gwen Stefani tell their story in a new song. 

Country star trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockOn this day in 1978, the Charlie Daniels Band recorded the song that would become their biggest mainstream hit. Can you guess what song it was? ANSWER: “The Devil Went Down to...

'Brad Paisley Thinks He's Special' draws 6.3 million viewers

ABC/Mark LevineIt turns out Brad Paisley is pretty special. 

Thomas Rhett reveals he'd love to collaborate with Ed Sheeran or Post Malone

ABC/Mark LevineThomas Rhett's made no secret he's a huge fan of pop music, and with his contemporaries like Maren Morris, Kelsea Ballerini, and Dan + Shay crossing over, he confirms it's just a matter...

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockThe Eli Young Band take a walk down memory lane in their new music video for “Break It In,” spanning everything from career milestones like winning their first ACM...

Brett Eldredge rings in Christmas season at Rockefeller Center tree lighting

Virginia Sherwood/NBCThe holiday season in New York City officially got underway Wednesday with NBC's lighting of the iconic Rockefeller Center Christmas tree, with Brett Eldredge among others providing...

Chris Stapleton’s 2019 tour brings his all-time total to 2 million tickets sold

ABC/Image Group LAChris Stapleton has notched a new career milestone. Billboard reports the country superstar’s most recent batch of live shows have pushed him to a whopping 2,041,783 tickets sold over...

Chris Stapleton and more country stars getting their own Country Music Hall of Fame exhibits in 2020

ABC/Image Group LAChris Stapleton, Martina McBride and “Whisperin’” Bill Anderson will each get their own exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville in 2020.

Dan + Shay, Kane Brown and Toby Keith unveiled as 2020 Country Jam headliners

ABC/Image Group LAThe weather outside may be frightful, but country stars are already starting to firm up their festival plans for next summer. Dan + Shay, Kane Brown and Toby Keith have all been...

Brad Paisley spotlights cancer survivor’s incredible vocal chops on 'Brad Paisley Thinks He’s Special'

Bieber PRFans who tuned in to the Tuesday night premiere of Brad Paisley’s new ABC variety show, Brad Paisley Thinks He’s Special, were doubtless expecting a generous helping of the singer’s...

Country star trivia

Comstock/Thinkstock Fifteen years ago this week, Gary Allan topped Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart with this tune that's both stripped-down and airworthy. Can you name it? ANSWER: "Nothing On but the...

Garth Brooks sets in-the-round stadium date in Cincinnati for spring 2020

Copyright 8TEN, Inc.Garth Brooks is bringing his Stadium Tour to Cincinnati, setting the trek’s only Ohio, Kentucky and West Virginia stop for May of next year. 

Jason Aldean's little ones, Memphis and Navy, are "pretty much twins"

Macon Music/Broken Bow RecordsThere's been a lot of celebrating at Jason Aldean's house lately. His son Memphis just turned two on Sunday, and today, his daughter Navy is ten months old.

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockMiranda Lambert's recent eBay for Charity auction raised more than $105,000 for her MuttNation Foundation.

"Run, Run Rudolph": How Chris Janson did some running of his own to be on tonight's 'CMA Country Christmas'

ABC/Mark LevineTonight, Chris Janson brings his frenetic energy to ABC's CMA Country Christmas special, turning in a dynamic performance of the Chuck Berry classic, "Run, Run Rudolph."

'Brad Paisley Thinks He's Special,' and his sons Huck and Jasper do, too

ABC/Mark LevineTonight, Brad Paisley's one-hour variety outing, Brad Paisley Thinks He's Special, premieres on ABC. And the musician with a gift for comedy's already managed to tickle the funny bones of two of...

NCN Investigation Finds Watchdog Questioning Councilman's Election

NCN Investigation Finds Watchdog Questioning Councilman's Election

Tour de Nebraska releases route for 2020

Tour de Nebraska releases route for 2020

Grand Island district added to National Register of Historic Places

Grand Island district added to National Register of Historic Places

Rural Lawmakers Pushing 35% Solution Hard

Rural Lawmakers Pushing 35% Solution Hard

Grand jury clears officers in Hastings suicide case

Grand jury clears officers in Hastings suicide case

Thursday's River Country Scoreboard, Dec. 5

Thursday's River Country Scoreboard, Dec. 5

LHNE kicks off 2019-20 season with new coach at the helm

LHNE kicks off 2019-20 season with new coach at the helm

Wayne State Rugby heads to nationals aiming to claim 11th national championship

Wayne State Rugby heads to nationals aiming to claim 11th national championship

Josie Sanger named first All-American in Northeast program history

Josie Sanger named first All-American in Northeast program history

Humphrey High graduate earns All-Region honors at Wayne St.

Humphrey High graduate earns All-Region honors at Wayne St.