Chris Stapleton isn't done writing songs for other musicians, he avoids Nashville's touristy Lower Broadway whenever possible, and he avoids alcohol when he's writing. Those are just a few things we learned from his recent appearance on The Joe Rogan Experience podcast.
Country music gives a lot of itself every year, but 2017 was pretty special. That's especially true when it comes to its albums. They were eclectic, and more than a few were just plain stellar. Here's a look at our Top Five.
Keith Urban is one of this year's five CMA Entertainer of the Year nominees and he's up for four other awards at the November 8th show. Keith and a few of his colleagues recently spoke to Nashville's The Tennessean newspaper about those honors, as well as his career and country fans.