We all know how hard teachers work and how little they get paid. August 14th a group of actors and musicians will come together to celebrate teachers and education and Garth Brooks will be one of those celebrities.
Dierks Bentley returns to the top of the country singles chart this week for hte 10th time in his career with his latest hit, ’5-1-5-0.’ The tune hit No. 1 on both the Billboard and Mediabase / Country Aircheck charts, after inching its way up through the Top 5 over the past few weeks.
Even if you’re not a fan of Showtime’s hit series, ‘Weeds,’ you’re probably familiar with its theme song, ‘Little Boxes.’ Even hearing a few bars of the little ditty will have you humming the tune all day long. During ‘Weeds” second and third seasons, a number of artists covered the catchy tune for the show. Now, it’s about to become even more of an earworm since Dierks Bentley has agreed to record a country version of the song for the series’ eighth season!
Only two songs from the Top 5 of last month’s Top 40 Country Songs list made the July 2012 version. That goes to show how quickly a new song can gain and lose favor with country music fans. The monthly list is compiled using chart and sales data, as well as reader feedback and staff opinions.
The tour of the summer began over the weekend. Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw and Jake Owen opened the Brothers of the Sun Tour in Tampa, Fla., and few walked away not believing they’d seen one of the greatest shows in country music. Read a full recap, lus catch up on the latest entries in the Top 100 Country Songs countdown in the Daily Roundup below.
There’s nothing like seeing one of your favorite artists sit down with an acoustic guitar and take part in an unplugged country music jam. Thanks to the resurrection of CMT’s ‘CMT: Unplugged‘ series, country music fans will soon have the chance to see more talented artists play unplugged sets. When Dierks Bentley took his turn this time around, he put on an unforgettable rendition of Adele‘s ‘Set Fire to the Rain.’
A Carrie Underwood conversation that involves the potential for kids is never a boring thing. In a recent interview, the singer shared how many kids her husband Mike Fisher hopes to have, and let’s just say they’d better get started soon. The Daily Roundup includes a sad story today as well. Country music lost a pioneer in famous flatpicker Doc Watson. Find out why he was so instrumental below.
It’s clear that Will Hoge is enjoying being out on the road with Dierks Bentley and Eli Young Band. The Nashville singer-songwriter is taking part in the Country and Cold Cans Tour with the country talents, dishing up a serving of unfamiliar face with a side of refreshing talent night after night.
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