Contact Us

Sterling Whitaker

Sterling Whitaker is a Nashville-based musician and music journalist. He is the author of two books; 'Unsung Heroes of Rock Guitar,' and 'The Grand Delusion: The Unauthorized True Story of Styx.' He has appeared as a guest on VH1, BBC Radio, and radio all over North America. Whitaker is also very involved in animal rescue.
Jennifer Nettles, John Legend
Rick Diamond, Getty Images
[

Jennifer Nettles and John Legend Duet ‘O Holy Night’ on ‘CMA Country Christmas’

Wow. Just when you think it's impossible to bring any kind of new life to an age-old Christmas classic, Jennifer Nettles and John Legend go and prove you wrong. The pair teamed up for an absolutely stellar version of 'O Holy Night' on Thursday night's 'CMA Country Christmas' special, proving that a great song and strong singers still win out over all the marketing in the world.

Read More

Cassadee Pope Blake Shelton The Voice
NBC
[

‘The Voice’ Winner Cassadee Pope Says Her Album Will Have a ‘Hint of Country’

Now that Cassadee Pope has been crowned the winner of Season 3 of 'The Voice,' it's time for her to turn her attention toward recording an album. The newly-minted star says her sound will lean toward pop and rock, but will also feature some country elements.

Read More

Category: Uncategorized Tags:
Brantley Gilbert Jana Kramer
Jason Kempin (2), Getty Images
[

Brantley Gilbert Plans Romantic Post-Birthday Surprise for Jana Kramer

Rising country star Jana Kramer might not have had the greatest birthday, but her boyfriend -- fellow country star Brantley Gilbert -- sure knew how to make it up to her. After the singer fell ill, her man surprised her by planning a romantic ice skating date for two.

Read More

Intro
[

Fans Rally to Get Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert in ‘SNL’ Hosting, Musical Guest Slots

Appearing on 'Saturday Night Live' is one of the biggest promotional coups any musician can score, especially in the coveted gig as host. The show mostly targets pop and rock audiences, but some country music fans have started an online campaign to get country's reigning couple, Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert, as the host and musical guest for an upcoming show.

Read More

Rolling-Stones
[

Garth Brooks (Finally) Ready to Resurrect His Country Music Career

Garth Brooks is one of the all-time bestselling performers in music history, and his career success virtually single-handedly revived the country music genre before he retired in 2001. After a decade of only sporadic activity, the superstar entertainer has revealed that he is mulling a return to the spotlight.

Read More

Nashville ABC
ABC
[

ABC’s ‘Nashville’ Premiere Rings True

Hollywood has a long and sorry history of getting Nashville -- and country music -- wrong. From deliberately corny shows like 'Hee Haw,' to unintentional comedies like 'Country Strong,' Music City has always come off in movies and television as some sort of backwater town full of ignorant, cowboy-hat-wearing hayseeds, instead of a cosmopolitan cultural center that serves as home to the largest collective of top-quality musicians, engineers, producers and songwriters that has ever existed.

Read More

Category: Television News Tags:
Luke-Bryan
[

2012 American Country Awards Nominees Announced

Luke Bryan leads the pack of 2012 American Country Awards nominees. The singer, and his peers, will get their time to really shine when the red carpet event airs live from Las Vegas in December. The 'Drunk on You' singer received seven nominations in all, including Artist of the Year.

Read More

Urban2
[

Keith Urban Says He ‘Was the U.N.’ in Carey/Minaj ‘American Idol’ Fight

Keith Urban has spoken out about the cat fight heard 'round the world. At a film premiere in New York last night, the country star responded to a reporter's questions about the confrontation that took place Tuesday between fellow 'American Idol' judges Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey, saying he was the United Nations in the situation.

Read More

George-Strait3
[

George Strait Explains Why He Hand-Picked Special Cities for Final Tour Dates

George Strait recently announced that his upcoming tour will be his last, but his fans will have plenty of chances to say goodbye in person as he visits 40 cities over the next two years. The country superstar didn't just route his farewell tour to the biggest ticket-selling markets; he says he chose each city very carefully because of some personal connection.

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://98country.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 98 COUNTRY quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on 98 COUNTRY quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!