Country music star Jason Aldean has waded into the gun control conversation, calling for stronger background checks for guns in a new interview. “It’s too easy to get guns, first and foremost,” he said.
2017 was an especially crazy year in Hollywood. As a former reality TV star took office, we watched Harvey Weinstein be dethroned as a major player in the movie business after a wide-ranging sexual misconduct scandal. There were good things too: Beyoncé and Jay-Z welcomed twins, as did George and Amal Clooney. And Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal engagement delighted. We recap the biggest stories here...
"CMT Artists of the Year" normally celebrates the biggest names in country music, but in light of recent tragedies, the musicians wanted to make sure the victims and survivors were also recognized.
The singer resumed his tour on Thursday after cancelling several shows out of respect for the victims of the massacre.
“SNL” took a moment to recognize the national tragedy that took place in Las Vegas this week, skipping its usual cold open sketch for a musical tribute instead. Musical guest Jason Aldean opened the show with a short monologue and a message of healing and unity in the wake of the shooting in Las Vegas, which claimed the lives of 58 people and saw more than 200 more injured. “I’m Jason Aldean,” Aldean said at the start of the show.
Performers at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas react to the mass shooting at the fest, which left more than 50 dead and 200 injured.
The CMT Awards started off with a tribute to Gregg Allman and ended with an awesome collaboration by Lady Antebellum and Earth, Wind, and Fire.
On Sunday, country music’s biggest stars converged under one roof for the 51st Academy of Country Music Awards. Miranda Lambert won Female Vocalist of the Year.
Country music’s top digital male artist Jason Aldean has returned to Spotify a year after pulling out of the streaming service over concerns about fair compensation. On Wednesday night, Aldean’s six albums were available for streaming, including his platinum-selling 2014 release, “Old Boots, New Dirt.” Last November, Aldean removed his music from Spotify, saying he wanted everyone involved in making his music to be paid fairly.