Bonnie Raitt Welcomes Friends to Nashville Stage

May 5, 2016
Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium brings out the best in any performer, and night two of Bonnie Raitt’s sold-out shows at the historic venue was no different. Raitt’s voice was all smoke and velvet throughout her 22-song set, which mixed selections from her latest album Dig in Deep, a tribute to the late B.B. King by world-class... Read more »

Randy Houser Weds Tatiana Starzynski

May 5, 2016
Best wishes to newlyweds Randy Houser and Tatiana Starzynski, who tied the knot in front of 120 guests on Wednesday (May 4) at the historic Homestead Manor in Franklin, Tennessee. Celebrity attendees included Dierks Bentley, hitmaker Rob Hatch and Nashville chanteuse Maggie Rose, according to People magazine. Houser’s son West and the family dog Hawk... Read more »

Kelsea Ballerini’s Paparazzi Lessons

May 5, 2016
When Kelsea Ballerini was in Los Angeles over the weekend, she got to spend a little time with Taylor Swift. Which means she also got a lesson in what it’s like to be a major celebrity. “She helped me experience my first paparazzi,” Ballerini told Extra. “I don’t know how she does that every day.... Read more »

Video Premiere: Trace Adkins’ “Jesus and Jones”

May 5, 2016
In his new video for “Jesus and Jones,” Trace Adkins sings about the tug of war between good and bad and the struggle to find that middle ground between hard living and staying on the straight and narrow. Written by Jim McCormick, Casey Beathard and Tyler Farr, it’s Adkins’ first single for the BBR Music... Read more »

The Band Perry Debuts “In It Together”

May 5, 2016
At Saturday’s Stagecoach country music festival in California, The Band Perry came full circle. And before the show, the sibling trio told country station KFRG/Riverside-San Bernardino all about it. They talked about their Stagecoach show last year and their show this year, and the band’s lead singer (and big sister) Kimberly Perry said this year’s... Read more »


Paul Ryan Refuses to Endorse Donald Trump

May 5, 2016
"At this point I think he needs to do more to unify this party," Ryan said.

FBI Interviews Clinton Aides as Part of Email Probe

May 5, 2016
Huma Abedin is one of the aides interviewed by the FBI.

New FDA Regulations Won't Slow Down Big Tobacco, Analysts Say

May 5, 2016
The FDA and California lawmakers introduced tightened regulations this week.

Officials: 1 Dead, 1 Hurt in Shooting at Suburban DC School

May 5, 2016
Authorities say one person has been killed and another wounded in a shooting at a high school in suburban Washington

Venezuela Faces Beer Shortage as Country's Largest Brewer Shutters Its Doors

May 5, 2016
Empresas Polar produces about 80 percent of the beer brewed in the country.

Man Found Guilty in 10 'Grim Sleeper' Murders

May 5, 2016
The sister of the youngest victim of the "Grim Sleeper" serial killer says she was elated when she heard guilty verdicts in a Los Angeles courtroom