Darius Rucker, Kip Moore Praise Dierks Bentley's Two ACM Award-Nominated SongsDierks Bentley's songs have struck a chord with not only country fans but fellow artists as well. Kip Moore and Darius Rucker weigh in.
Interview: Dierks Bentley on Watching Audiences React to His Emotional Songs: 'I Have to Close My Eyes'In a concert setting, Bentley admits he occasionally gets choked up by the deeper tracks. "I have to zone away or close my eyes so I can finish the song without going there as well."
Interview: Jason Aldean's 'Just Gettin' Started' Was Almost an Album TitleAldean tells Radio.com that he seriously considered titling his new album after the song "Just Gettin' Started."
CBS Sports Steve Tasker Weighs In On Falcons Vs Buccaneers on Thursday Night FootballWhen he was drafted by the Houston Oilers in 1985, no-one expected Steve Tasker to last very long in the NFL. He may not have lasted more than one season in Houston, but the minute wide receiver and special teams ace last 12 more with the Buffalo Bills. He knows what it takes overcome adversity, but when it comes to this week's game on Thursday Night Football, Tasker isn't sure the Tampa Bay Buccaneers can overcome the strong Atlanta Falcons.
Behind the Song: Miranda Lambert's ACM-Nominated 'Mama's Broken Heart'"I feel like women in my grandmother's generation were expected to put on a pretty face and not really show their crazy sides," Kacey Musgraves said, describing the ideas behind the three-time ACM-Award nominated song she cowrote with Brandy Clark and Shane McAnally. "Now, it's a bit different."
How Hunter Hayes Scored a GRAMMY Debut for New Single 'Invisible'"The GRAMMYs actually heard the song and they stepped up right beside me, saying, 'Hey, we hear you. We get it. We're with you."
Q&A: GRAMMYs Exec Producer Ken Ehrlich On Big Surprises & BeatlesGRAMMYs exec producer Ken Ehrlich on how Kendrick suggested a collabo with Imagine Dragons and what goes into getting Beatles together.
Behind the Song: Tim McGraw's 'Highway Don't Care'It's a moody anthem that serves as the closing song on his 2013 album' Two Lanes of Freedom.' McGraw was drawn to it's "timeless" quality.
Behind the Song: Kacey Musgraves' 'Merry Go 'Round'"When we were about to pick the first single I really lobbied for 'Merry Go 'Round' because I'm out there every night and I can tell you, hands down this is the one people are connecting with. I'm really glad that was my first thing to say to the world."
Behind The Song: Vampire Weekend's 'Diane Young'Frontman Ezra Koenig on about how their hit single from the GRAMMY-nominated 'Modern Vampires of the City' went through a rough ugly duckling stage until they figured out that vocal effect—you know the one.
Behind the Song: Darius Rucker's 'Wagon Wheel'“When I heard ‘Wagon Wheel’ at my daughter’s high school talent contest, I just thought, ‘Man some day I’m going to cut the song for a record.' It was one of those lightning bolt things that I can’t even explain."
Behind The Song: Lorde's 'Royals'"I think one of the first lines I wrote from that song," Lorde told Radio.com, "which was, 'We're driving Cadillacs in our dreams,' was in a diary that I had when I was like 11 or 12, so young."