COUNTRY MUSIC NEWS
REBA McENTIRE: Turn It Up!
With the release of her newest single, "Turn On the Radio," Reba McEntire is celebrating 30 consecutive years on the radio and still gets excited when she hears herself. She says, "It's a form of acceptance for me. Someone still wants to hear me sing ... I realize they could have just as easily put on someone else's song to play."
Keith Urban is recording a version of Roger Miller's "England Swings" with Australian kiddie supergroup The Wiggles. Keith tells the Los Angeles Daily News, "Having a 2-year-old, I'm not going to turn down The Wiggles." Keith says little Sunday Rose loves music and does a killer version of "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star." He says, "She sings that song all day."
Steel Magnolia's Joshua Scott Jones offers up some great advice to aspiring artists. He says, "I don't think you always have to know how you're going to do something, you just have to have the determination to do it." The duo's belief in that philosophy has scored them their first Top 5 hit with "Keep On Lovin' You" and another appears to be on the way with "Just By Being You." Their self-titled debut album will be in stores September 21st.
The popularity of buttermilk pie has risen since the pastry has been rumored to be one of the goodies served at Carrie Underwood's July 10th wedding to Mike Fisher.
Chris Bragg, owner of the Yesterday Cafe in Greensboro, Georgia, will neither confirm not deny that he baked pies for the event, but according to Canada's National Post, he has been filling requests for the dessert from "all over North America."