Martina McBride photo by Randee St. Nicholas, courtesy of Republic Nashville.
Martina McBride has joined E!’s new reality show, Opening Act, as part of the Artist Development Team. The show will giving aspiring performers the chance to open for acts such as Brad Paisley, Jason Aldean, Nicki Minaj, Rod Stewart, LMFAO, Jason Mraz and Gym Class Heroes, among others.
The Artist Development Team also includes Pete Wentz, Jason Derulo, Rock Mafia producer Antonino Artmato and vocal coach Nick Cooper. The team will scour the internet for talent then help them prepare for opening for an established act. Martina will be sharing vocal and performance tips as well as offering advice on some of the trials that come with being a performance artist.
Opening Act is a one of a kind series. There are no auditions, judges, eliminations or competitions. Performers don’t know they’re being considered until they are surprised by host Olivia Lee in unusual ways. Continue Reading
Sara Evans photo courtesy of Sony Music Nashville.
If you remember the ’80s, Sara Evans‘ new single, “My Heart Can’t Tell You No,” probably sounded familiar to you the first time you heard it. That’s because rocker Rod Stewart took that song to No. 3 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart in 1988. Today, Sara released the video for “My Heart Can’t Tell You No.” We’re not sure what’s happening at the end — is there a suicide? Murder? Watch it below and let us know what you think by leaving us a comment! Continue Reading
Sugarland photo by Jennifer Tzar, courtesy of UMG Nashville.
“Do it, do it, one time.”
Sugarland might sing that line in the current Top 5 hit “Stuck Like Glue,” but the “one time” reference is already out of date — if you want to interpret the “it” they’re singing about as debuting at No. 1 on the country albums charts.
The duo’s new release, The Incredible Machine, sold more than 202,000 copies last week following its Oct. 19 release, launching it to No. 1 on the Billboard country albums chart as well as the all-genre Billboard 200. It’s actually the third time Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush have had a No. 1 debut. They also turned that trick with Love On The Inside and last year’s concert album Live On The Inside.