Lauren Alaina tweeted a picture of herself with Pink hair and a Poison tank top, and it got a replay and a follow from Poison's frontman, Brett Michaels. Lauren then tweeted CMT's suggestion that she do a Crossroads with the band, and the group's Twitter account co-signed the idea. This could happen!
Dierks Bentley's "What the Hell World Tour" takes the spotlight in his new music video for the single, "What the Hell Did I Say?" The country music star brings the energy of his live shows to the radio with the song. The video features concert footage of Bentley on the road, as well as clips of him and his crew playing around and hanging out with fans. The "What the Hell World Tour," named after the song, runs through the end of the summer.
Brad Paisley is teaming up with Fender to release his own signature guitar. The Brad Paisley Road Worn Telecaster is a timeless guitar reminiscent of the super star's silver sparkle Telecaster.
Forbes magazine is out with its list of the Highest Paid Country Artists. Garth Brooks tops the list for the third year in a row, making 60-million dollars. Kenny Chesney and Luke Bryan earned around 42-million. To round out the top 5 Dolly Parton made 37 million and Toby Keith made 34.5 million.
Here's the entire list:
1. Garth Brooks - $60 million
2. Kenny Chesney - $42.5million
3. Luke Bryan - $42.5 million
4. Dolly Parton - $37 million
5. Toby Keith - $34.5 million
5. Florida Georgia Line - $34.5 million
7. Jason Aldean - $32.5 million
8. Blake Shelton - $31.5 million
9. Keith Urban - $30 million
10. Eric Church - $25 million
10. Zac Brown Band - $25 million
Darius Rucker got a big surprise on Tuesday, when he learned that a photo of his family was recently used to advertise a random apartment complex. Reports that the reveal was made by a radio listener who called into a syndicated show and recalled seeing the image, noting, “When we pulled in [the] apartment complex they’ve got a big sign with a nice, happy family that says, ‘Apartments are available,’” he explained. Upon googling the familiar image, he realized it was Rucker and his family. The radio station proceeded to get in touch with the musician, who was understandably shocked. “That’s unbelievable. We get pictures taken every year together and that’s our Christmas card. That’s crazy,” he said. “[I’ll] go to the lawyer when I get off the phone with you.”
Dolly Parton is making a guest appearance on pop star Kesha's newest album. The two team up for a duet called "Old Flames." The song was originally recorded by Parton back in the '80s and eventually made it to number-one on the country charts. It was actually co-written by Kesha's mother, Rosemary Sebert, and Hugh Moffatt.
Billy Ray Cyrus is surprising his fans in the best possible way -- a performance. Cyrus performed undercover in Times Square Monday night -- ahead of the Tuesday premiere of his CMT hit series, "Still the King." He dressed as Elvis and sang some of The King's classic hits. The infamous Naked Cowboy of NYC joined the show.