The top 20 country songs of 2016

2016 was a pretty great year for the country genre (even if Jason Isbell didn't really release anything new). New tracks from mainstays like Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton have dominated the radio, but newer or more obscure acts like the Brothers Osborne and Sturgill Simpson have really broken new ground in the genre. So join us as we share 20 of the year's best twangy, jangly...
December 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Garth Brooks’ new single is now included with your bag of Fritos

Garth Brooks is coming to a bag of chips near you. Seriously. Frito-Lay announced in a press release, they’re teaming up with the popular country singer to give fans a chance to listen to Brooks’ new single simply by buying chips. Yes, starting this month, anyone who purchases a bag of Fritos Corn Chips will find a code for his new single “Baby, Let’s Lay Down and Dance...
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October 14, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Garth Brooks was honored to play Yankee Stadium

On the debut episode of Stars and PinStripes, country star Garth Brooks talks to Nancy Newman about what it means to perform at Yankee Stadium.
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August 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Oklahoma State fan Garth Brooks has a pipe dream for Big 12 expansion

It seems like just about every day, a new story about Big 12 expansion picks up steam. What started as rumblings became loud chatter last week, with everyone from Cincinnati and UCF (not to mention Houston and Memphis) trying to angle their way into the conference.Again, it is the story that won't go away, and one that everyone has an opinion on, including apparently, Garth Brooks...
Via FOX Sports
May 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Garth Brooks still a hockey fan despite concert cancellations due to Cup Finals conflict

Country music fans in Tampa might want to trade in concert tickets for playoff tickets. Singer Garth Brooks was forced to cancel two shows in Tampa on June 5 and 6 due to an arena conflict with the Stanley Cup Finals on June 6, according to a statement released by Brooks on Sunday."On behalf of The Garth Brooks World Tour with Trisha Yearwood it is with deep regret that we must cancel...
Via FOX Sports
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Jim Harbaugh And His Wife Hung Out With Garth Brooks Tonight

Country music legend Garth Brooks is on tour in Detroit this weekend, and it looks like he received a visit from a well-known Michigan man at his show tonight. Jim Harbaugh and his wife hung out with the singer, and Harbaugh posted a photo to his always entertaining Twitter account, complete with lyrics from Brooks’ song “Standing Outside the Fire.” Fun night with our old...
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February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Fans’ Signs Say Garth Brooks Is Greater Than Journey

Kansas City Royals fans hold up a sign during Game 6 of the World Series that reads: Garth Brooks is greater than Journey.
Via Gamedayr
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH:Garth Brooks takes batting practice in Chicago

Garth Brooks just started his latest world tour…but that didn’t mean the country superstar couldn’t take a break from his unprecedented seven-night, eleven-night stint in Chicago to take in a little batting practice. That’s right, the full-time country crooner-turned-part-time spring training sideshow (he’s played with the San Diego Padres, New York Mets and Kansas City...
Via Hall of Very Good
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: This LSU Hype Video Set To “Callin’ Baton Rouge” By Garth Brooks Will Fire Up Any Tigers Fan

Lost in the many story lines of the SEC last season — like Auburn’s turnaround, Alabama’s quest for another national title, Johnny Manziel at Texas A&M — was that LSU had another really good year. The Tigers went 10-3, won the Outback Bowl, and had huge wins over Auburn and Texas A&M, yet Les Miles and co. didn’t seem to get the national attention that a team of...
Via College Spun
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

It's true: 'Friends in Low Places' is likely done at The K

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Twitter speculation is true: The Royals are likely canning the sixth-inning tradition of playing Garth Brooks' 1990 hit "Friends in Low Places" at Kauffman Stadium, Royals vice president of community affairs and publicity Toby Cook confirmed by phone Friday. "We just felt that 2014 was a good time to try something a little different there," Cook said. "It...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

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