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by Kristi Lee // Monday, October 30, 2006 // News // 0 Comments

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Keith Urban has voluntarily admitted himself into rebab at an undisclosed location. Nicole is said to be by his side and he released this statement:

"'I deeply regret the hurt this has caused Nicole and the ones that love and support me,' said Keith. 'One can never let one's guard down on recovery, and I'm afraid that I have. With the strength and unwavering support I am blessed to have from my wife, family and friends, I am determined and resolved to a positive outcome.'

His upcoming show and appearance at this years CMA's have been canceled. However, November 7 is still the release date for Urban's next album Love Pain and the Whole Crazy Thing.

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by kevin // Wednesday, October 18, 2006 // News, Upfront // 0 Comments

The double-platinum success of The Legend of Johnny Cash has produced the inevitable sequel. Twenty more cash hits will be collected on The Legend of Johnny Cash, Vol. 2, which hits stores on November 21.

The set picks up some big Cash hits that its predecessor left off, including the #1 hits "Flesh and Blood", "Ballad of a Teenage Queen", "Don't Take Your Guns to Town", "There You Go", "Understand Your Man" and "Daddy Sang Bass."
Nothing is included from Cash's recent #1 album, American V: A Hundred Highways, but fans may be enticed by a new orchestral version of "Bird on a Wire", which appeared in its original form on American Recordings, his 1994 Rick Rubin-produced comeback album.
Also included are American-era covers of Tom Petty's "I Won't Back Down" and Sting's "I Hung My Head."

Watch Johnny Cash's video "Hurt."

by kevin // Monday, October 16, 2006 // News, Upfront // 0 Comments

New music from contemporary country stars and revered legends will be available on Tuesday, October 17.

  • Vince Gill leads the pack with his ambitious 4-CD collection of all-new material These Days. Lead single "The Reason Why" is at radio now.
  • Fast-rising star Dierks Bentley is back with Long Trip Alone, featuring the top five hit, "Every Mile A Memory." Bentley's first two albums have both been certified platinum.
  • Lonestar returns with their new album, Mountains, featuring the hit title track.
  • George Jones is a guest on his own tribute album, God's Country. The album features a who's-who of nineties country stars including the incomparable Pam Tillis, along with Tracy Lawrence, Vince Gill, Mark Chesnutt, Joe Diffie and more.
  • Rhonda Vincent releases a Christmas album, Beautiful Star.
  • A deluxe reissue of the classic Dwight Yoakam album Guitars, Cadillacs, Etc., Etc. , is the major reissue of the week.
  • Finally, Willie Nelson fans get yet another box set of their favorite artist, as 54 Songs: The Songwriter Sessions, hits stores.

Check back every Monday evening for the latest music releases.

by kevin // Monday, October 16, 2006 // News, Upfront // 0 Comments

Tim McGraw told Time magazine this week that he's considering running for office in the future:

"One of these days, if the opportunity's there, that's something I'd love to do," he says. "It's a high calling to serve the community, and if you can do it, I think you should."

Should voters ever get the chance to vote for the superstar, they should expect to see a "D" next to his name:

It's innate in me to be a Democrat - a true Southern populist kind of Democrat, " he says. "The issues that matter to me are the social safety nets for people, health care, middle-class concerns. We need to take care of the middle class and the poor in our country. The chasm is getting larger between haves and have-nots, and that's something we need to close down a little bit."

McGraw is currently starring in the film Flicka, which features his fast-rising hit "My Little Girl."

Watch Tim McGraw's video When the Stars Go Blue.

Source: Yahoo! News