The kickoff to Kenny Chesney’s the Big Revival Tour was a marathon of hits and surprise guests. It was one of those shows where if you looked down for a moment, a loud roar from the thousands of fans around you would snap your attention back to the stage in anticipation of another cameo or another unforgettable moment.
Uncle Kracker has been singing the virtues of life's simple pleasures since the mid-2000s, and his new single 'Blue Skies' falls obediently in line. It's a feel-good, mid-tempo, country-rock song that, despite its similarity to everything else he's released to country radio over the last half-decade, feels pretty dang good.
Tuesday's Showdown came down to the final few phone calls on Taste of Country Nights radio, with country superstars Rascal Flatts' new song 'Changed' pulling ahead in the final few minutes to top Chris Janson's 'Better I Don't.' The two-night champion will sit on the sidelines today and watch Gary LeVox and company take on a new challenger today.
Once again a Brantley Gilbert song is breezing by the Showdown competition like white lines on the highway. His new song 'More Than Miles' put a hurt on Billy Ray Cyrus' single yesterday and last night on Taste of Country Nights radio. Can anyone stop the fourth single from 'Halfway to Heaven?'
Little Big Town's new song 'Tornado' has bested new singles from two of country music's biggest stars. Today, and tonight on Taste of Country Nights radio, the quartet's single will go up against a man best known for his success in the pop-rock world. Uncle Kracker will need his fans from both country and pop to support 'Nobody's Sad on a Saturday Night' if he wants a show at moving on to round No
Uncle Kracker's year is about to take a very country turn. The pop crossover singer recently learned that he will be hitting the road this fall, opening shows for Brantley Gilbert on the 'You Don't Know Her Like I Do' hitmaker's first headlining tour. The Hell on Wheels Tour is set to kick off on September 27 in Lafayette, Indiana.
Uncle Kracker was a little unsure the 'My Hometown' lyrics -- his current single -- when writing them with Shane McAnally and JT Harding. While he liked the song, he just didn't know if it fit the album he was getting ready to record.