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Little Big Town

Country Music's LGBTQ Problem

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 06.25.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Country music, long known as a particularly conservative genre, is proving slow to evolve on the issue of accepting LGBTQ material and artists. Ta...

Faith Hill Joins Little Big Town For An Amazing Performance Of 'Girl Crush'

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 05.22.2015 | Entertainment

Ultimate girl crush Faith Hill took to the stage with Little Big Town to perform their hit song "Girl Crush" at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards on Sun...

Leigh Blickley

Dierks Bentley Weighs In On The 'Girl Crush' Country Radio Controversy

HuffingtonPost.com | Leigh Blickley | Posted 03.27.2015 | Entertainment

Radio Stations are reportedly pulling Little Big Town's new hit "Girl Crush" due to complaints that the song's lyrics promote a "gay agenda," even tho...

Radio Stations Pull Country Band's Hit Song Because Of 'Gay Agenda'

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 03.27.2015 | Gay Voices

Radio stations are reportedly pulling Little Big Town's latest country hit, "Girl Crush," due to complaints that the song's lyrics promote the "gay ag...

Exclusive Interview: Little Big Town's Kimberly Schlapman on 'Girl Crush,' the Grand Ole Opry, and What's Next for the Band

Brittany Hodak | Posted 04.19.2015 | Entertainment
Brittany Hodak

There have been almost too many sweet days to count for Little Big Town lately. The end of 2014 saw the release of the band's critically-acclaimed sixth studio album, Pain Killer, an invitation to join the Grand Ole Opry.

CMA Songwriting: Chats with Bob DiPiero, Billy Currington, Carrie Underwood, Easton Corbin, Kix Brooks, Chris Young, Ronnie Milsap & Little Big Town's Kimberly Schlapman

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.20.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Carrie Underwood: "I love it when the writers of a song that I sing tell a story about the song that I didn't know before."

Headed To Another Award Show

AP | Posted 07.13.2013 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Taylor Swift leads a list of country's hottest stars set to perform at the CMT Music Awards next month. Swift, Miranda Lambert's ...

All Signs Point to Kacey Musgraves as Country's Bright, Shining Hope

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.18.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Kacey Musgraves doesn't need a sign from above to indicate whether she's destined for greatness. If country music's latest next big thing has any doub...

Dishing Up a Second Helping of Kimberly's Simply Southern Comfort and Joy

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.04.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

How's this for a delicious recipe: Take equal parts of Dolly Parton and Paula Deen, then stir in a dash of Sandra Lee, a smidgen of Reba McEntire and ...

A Driving Force, Holly Williams Finds Her Way Along The Highway

Michael Bialas | Posted 04.06.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Don't tell Holly Williams that the road is a lonesome place. To begin 2013, there's nowhere else she'd rather be. Of course, it took a while for the...

Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert And Other Hot Country Couples At The 2012 CMAs

The Huffington Post | Kari Friedlander | Posted 11.02.2012 | Celebrity

It was perhaps the most touching moment in Country Music Association Awards-history, when power couple Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert won song of t...

Blake Shelton Dominates Country Music Awards

Reuters | Vernell Hackett | Posted 01.01.2013 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Nov 1 (Reuters) - Blake Shelton dominated the Country Music Association awards on Thursday, taking home three trophies, including t...

Country Band Gets Its First No. 1

AP | CAITLIN R. KING | Posted 12.02.2012 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Little Big Town is having a moment. The country group earned its first No. 1 hit after 13 years as a band with the song "Pon...

Twister Sister: Kimberly Schlapman, Little Big Town Unleash a Tornado

Michael Bialas | Posted 11.04.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

If Little Big Town is holding their collective breath waiting for the release of their fifth studio album, expect the country quartet to let loose a huge sigh of relief when Tornado spins into play September 11.

Back to Tuskegee: A Conversation With Lionel Richie

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Lionel, how did you assemble your roster of country artists for your new album Tuskegee?

The Hit Men Hit Christmas (Exclusive Audio), Chatting With Ricky Skaggs and Kip Moore, Plus Billy Joel's Box

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.29.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The Hit Men -- the new group made up of the original performing and recording members of mega-star acts Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, Tommy James and the Shondells, The Critters, Carly Simon, Cat Stevens, Jim Croce and more -- debut "A Four Seasons Christmas" here.

Eleven: Martina McBride Is Counting on This Winning Number

Michael Bialas | Posted 12.10.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

"I feel like I'm just opening up more as an artist and as a person and sharing more of myself and my personality. I feel different; I don't know if people will be able to hear a difference or not."

Music Video Premiere From Little Big Town: "Shut Up Train" (Video)

Michael Bialas | Posted 11.12.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

2011-09-12-littlebigbig.jpgFrom that initial scene in Little Big Town's cinematic "Shut Up Train," you immediately sense that this isn't your typical country music video.

Karen Fairchild Knows 'The Reason Why' There's Joy in Little Big Town

Michael Bialas | Posted 10.04.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

While Little Big Town play what Karen Fairchild calls "a pissed-off bridal party" in their hit video for "Little White Church," it doesn't really represent the present mood of one of today's best country quartets.

"Let's Get Lost": A Final Playlist for an Island Full of Great Memories

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

More than any other show in recent memory, Lost required our full attention and rewarded that sort of dedicating viewing with its singular elusive excellence.

"Let's Get Lost": A Playlist for Island-bound Lost Fans

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I really love Lost. And as our shared excitement builds, here are some TV Island Discs to celebrate our time on the Island.