Nashville Kat started in the country music biz in Seattle, working with legend Ichabod Caine, producing his morning country radio show. A few years after that, Kat started her country music entertainment report on the syndicated Lia show. Shortly after that, she started her own show, 'All The News From Nashville First,' which airs mornings on country stations across the US and Canada. HeYou can reach her at www.nashvillekat.com. Kat also writes for Country Weekly magazine, and her free time is spent with her musician/author/actor husband and two Great Dane dogs. She is currently writing a cookbook that will be out in mid-2011.
John Rich Says Nashville’s ‘Arms Will Be Wide Open’ for This Year’s ‘American Idol’ Winner
Days before he won on the 'Celebrity Apprentice' finale, John Rich was in New York, so he stopped by Fox and Friends. When the interview turned to 'American Idol,' Rich was quick to give his opinion on the show, where two contestants are left standing: Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina.
Darius Rucker Given Honorary Doctorate by the Medical University of South Carolina
This past Friday was a day that Darius Rucker will never forget. He donned a cap and gown at a college graduation, only it was not his -- he was the commencement speaker at the Medical University of South Carolina. He spoke in the university's Horseshoe, where about 800 men and women received degrees from the university's six colleges.
Kix Brooks Shares Photos of Randy Houser From the Set of New Movie ‘To Kill a Memory’
Kix Brooks and Randy Houser are currently in Arizona filming the movie 'To Kill a Memory,' a western due out some time in 2012. Brooks plays Duke Donovan, and Houser plays a guy who seems to frequently end up in jail. Brooks recently posted several pictures from the shoot on his Facebook page, even including a shot of his son Eric, who has a small role playing a guard.
Taylor Swift, Brad Paisley, Toby Keith + More Country Stars Make Forbes Celebrity 100 List
Taylor Swift is tops when it comes to being one of the richest country stars/celebrities in the land, so says Forbes Magazine. The annual Forbes Celebrity 100 List of the rich and powerful has come out, and Miss Swift ranks at No. 7.
Julianne Hough in Talks for Animated Movie ‘Not Born to Be Gladiators’
Julianne Hough is not only a country music star and an accomplished dancer, she is also quite an actress. Her last film was 'Burlesque,' and now we hear she is changing it up a bit. Variety reports that Hough is in talks to be the first American voice talent in the 3-D animated film 'Not Born to Be Gladiators.'
Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert Reveal First Wedding Photo
Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert have finally revealed their first official wedding photo, on the cover of Us Weekly. More wedding photos can be found in the issue, which is on newsstands this week.
Tim McGraw Enlists Members of Paul McCartney’s Band, the Foo Fighters + More for ‘Emotional Traffic’ Album
The last few records Tim McGraw has put out have been groundbreaking in that he did not use studio musicians on them, instead opting to use his own band, the Dance Hall Doctors. McGraw's next studio album (and the last for Curb Records), 'Emotional Traffic,' will once again have an interesting twist: "I went and found different musicians and put together a very eclectic band. A couple of the
Keith Urban’s Hand Chair Has Been Returned to Its Rightful Owner
Keith Urban stepped in to help his fan and Urban Style hair salon owner Denise Mackey-Natz two weeks ago, when her giant fiberglass hand chair with Urban's images on it went missing outside her shop in Eau Claire, Wis.
Garth Brooks Will Be Inducted Into Songwriters Hall of Fame by Billy Joel on June 16
As previously reported, Garth Brooks will be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame this year -- and now it's been revealed that his good friend Billy Joel will do the honors on June 16 in New York, N.Y.
Shania Twain Visits ‘Ellen’ Today to Talk About Betrayal, Her New Best-Selling Book and Singing Again
Dressed in black slacks and a purple off-the-shoulder top with zebra stripe inset, Shania Twain stopped by 'Ellen' today. Though she's been very private in the past, the country star was transparent and open as she shared the pain of the betrayal of her divorce -- but at the same time, she said it all in that upbeat voice we remember well.