Eric Church tells Rolling Stone magazine that he doesn’t consider himself an ‘outsider’ anymore. “It’s hard to say that in terms of popularity. We’ve had a lot of hit songs. But I hope ‘different’ is a word for me. If you look at our writing and what we’ve recorded, I hope people go, ‘Man, that guy did it his own way.'”
Eli Young Band lead singer Mike Eli tells Rolling Stone magazine that he once had writer’s block. “I went a good year and a half in the studio and in writing sessions trying to write everything I could, trying to write the smartest, wittiest stuff I could write. Somewhere along the way, I forgot to make sure the passion was there.”
Morgan Wallen tells The Reflector that fame hasn’t changed his small town values. “It really doesn’t feel that much different, at least not to me. There’s just a lot more pressure, and a lot more people are counting on me, which I guess is different. I’m super thankful that I come from a small town because it left me with certain values, and I’m forever thankful for that.”
Cody Johnson tells Southern Living magazine that he wants to perform with George Strait and Willie Nelson. “Part of me wants to say Willie Nelson, but the other part of me is definitely leaning towards George Strait. Any project he’s on just exemplifies why he’s the King of Country.”
The Wrap says Shania Twain is going to star in a new movie called ”I Still Believe”. The movie is about the rise of Christian music star Jeremy Camp.
Luke Bryan is going to perform ”Knockin’ Boots” on the season finale of American Idol.
Luke Bryan tells Entertainment Tonight that he never cheats on his wife and watches Game of Thrones without her. “My wife and I — and I’m sure a lot of couples out there do — [we’ve made] it a weekly deal where you go watch it together. But I’ve been out here on Sundays, so every week she’s like, ‘Don’t you TV cheat on me!’ And I’m like, ‘I would never TV cheat [on you] with Game of Thrones!”