Click Track: Brad Paisley

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 10/13/2011

From Hank to Toby, five shamelessly pandering country songs

The worst, most predictable country anthems, from Hank Jr.’s latest through Lee Greenwood.

By Allison Stewart  |  01:21 PM ET, 10/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  Eric Church, Hank Williams Jr., Lee Greenwood, Steve Earle, Toby Keith, Brad Paisley

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 05/24/2011

Quick spins: Brad Paisley, Maybach Music Group, Thurston Moore

Reviews of new albums by country star Brad Paisley, Rick Ross’s newly-formed Maybach Music Group and Sonic Youth frontman Thurston Moore’s new solo album.

By Emily Yahr, David Malitz and Allison Stewart  |  11:43 AM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quick spins | Tags:  Brad Paisley; Rick Ross; Wale; Pill; Meek Mill; Thurston Moore

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 04/04/2011

Taylor Swift takes top honors at ACMs; Ke$ha coming to Wa$hington; Weezer to play DC101 concert

The country singer wins entertainer of the year; Ke$ha’s “Get $leazy” tour is D.C. bound.; Weezer will headline DC 101’s annual chili cook-off

By Chris Richards  |  10:38 AM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Taylor Swift, Brad Paisley, Sugarland, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Ke$ha, A Perfect Circle

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 12/27/2010

Week ahead: Cop that UCB mixtape; Walkmen to play weird NYE gala; Country stars serenade Merle Haggard on your TV screen

Local go-go heroes UCB have a new mixtape out. (Publicity photo courtesy the artist.) If you buy one album tomorrow, make it: The new UCB mixtape "The Blend" available for free download right here. We'll have a quick review of...

By Chris Richards  |  01:00 PM ET, 12/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Brad Paisley, Jamey Johnson, Kid Rock, Merle Haggard, Miranda Lambert, UCB, Walkmen, Willie Nelson

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 12/06/2010

Stars of pop, rock and country serenade McCartney and Haggard at Kennedy Center; Michael Jackson's posthumous album makes the rounds

Hag, Oprah and Macca. (Linda Davidson/TWP) - The stars came out to the Kennedy Center Honors Sunday night to fete two incredibly influential musicians -- as well as a trailblazing choreographer (Bill T. Jones), a Broadway legend (Jerry Herman) and...

By Chris Richards  |  10:00 AM ET, 12/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Brad Paisley, Dave Grohl, Gwen Stefani, James Taylor, Jamey Johnson, Kid Rock, Kris Kristofferson, Mavis Staples, Merle Haggard, Michael Jackson, Miranda Lambert, No Doubt, Norah Jones, Paul McCartney, Sheryl Crow, Steven Tyler, Vince Gill, Willie Nelson

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 11/11/2010

News: 2010 CMAs roundup

Miranda Lambert poses with her trophies after the CMAs. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini) The new country music power couple of Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton made their presence felt at Wednesday's Country Music Association Awards. Lambert won three awards, including...

By Click Track  |  10:47 AM ET, 11/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News | Tags:  Blake Shelton, Brad Paisley, Miranda Lambert

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 08/30/2010

Bjork and Ennio Morricone win Polar Music Prize; Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood to host CMAs

Bjork, who is always wearing something awesome, accepted the Sweden's Polar Music Prize, Monday. (Fredric Sandberg/AFP/Getty Images) By Chris Richards - Icelandic singer Bjork and Spaghetti Western film score maestro Ennio Morricone accepted Sweden's Polar Music Prize today. We'd love...

By Chris Richards  |  11:00 AM ET, 08/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Bjork, Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood, Ennio Morricone, Lil Wayne

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 08/26/2010

Grand Ole Opry to re-open next month; 9:30 Club launches label; Mary J. Blige and Sheryl Crow announce D.C. dates

Jason Aldean is one of many country stars who will welcome the Grand Ole Opry back home next month. (Josh Sisk/FTWP) By David Malitz - The Grand Ole Opry will return to its permanent home with an all-star concert on...

By David Malitz  |  09:15 AM ET, 08/26/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  9:30 club, Brad Paisley, Grand Ole Opry, Jason Aldean, Justin Jones, Mary J. Blige, Sheryl Crow

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 05/24/2010

In concert: Brad Paisley at Jiffy Lube Live

Brad Paisley was his usual crowd pleasing self on Saturday night. (All photos by Brandon Wu/FTWP) By Scott Galupo You'd have scarcely guessed Saturday night at Jiffy Lube Live that Brad Paisley's romantic life has been anything but a blissful...

By David Malitz  |  12:30 PM ET, 05/24/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker

Posted at 08:25 AM ET, 05/19/2010

Bieber and Wale nominated for BET Awards; R. Kelly's got a new "I Believe I Can Fly"; Brad Paisley concert hosts food drive

It's Wale v. Bieber in this year's BET Awards, and we can't decide who we're rooting for. (Photos by Michael Buckner/Getty Images and Chris Pizzello/AP) By Ally Schweitzer - It's the showdown we've all been waiting for: Wale v. Justin...

By Ally Schweitzer  |  08:25 AM ET, 05/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Brad Paisley, Justin Bieber, R. Kelly, Wale

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 05/17/2010

Week ahead: Now we can all legally enjoy the new LCD Soundsystem album; Janelle Monae on your stereo and TV

Will this be the week Janelle Monae makes herself known to the world? (Evy Mages/TWP) By David Malitz In concert: It's a chilly and overcast day, so that would make Eluvium a nice choice for tonight at DC9. Expect dreamy,...

By David Malitz  |  05:15 PM ET, 05/17/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Band of Horses, Brad Paisley, Dave Matthews, Janelle Monae, LCD Soundsystem

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 05/17/2010

Country telethon raises over $1.5 million for flood relief; metal singer Ronnie James Dio dies at 67

Lady Antebellum perform on last night's "Music City Keep On Playin'" telethon. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images) By Ally Schweitzer - Country stars raised over $1.5 million for Tennessee flood relief during last night's "Music City Keep on Playin'" telethon....

By Ally Schweitzer  |  09:00 AM ET, 05/17/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Brad Paisley, Dierks Bentley, Lady Antebellum, Martina McBride, Ronnie James Dio

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 05/10/2010

Lena Horne dies at 92; country music telethon to benefit flood relief; Lindsay Lohan has a new boring song

Actress and singer Lena Horne has died after six decades in the spotlight. (File photo) By Ally Schweitzer - Groundbreaking singer and actress Lena Horne has died at the age of 96 92. Horne rose to prominence in the 1940s...

By Ally Schweitzer  |  09:00 AM ET, 05/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Brad Paisley, Dierks Bentley, Lady Antebellum, Lena Horne, Lindsay Lohan

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 03/23/2010

Morning click: A gazillion summer concerts are coming to the Washington area

Green Day will be getting its Lube on. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini) By Chris Richards Headlines, schmeadlines. For Washingtonians, much of today's music news centers around the oodles of concert announcements that have popped up in the past 48 hours. Here's...

By Chris Richards  |  08:55 AM ET, 03/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Brad Paisley, Dierks Bentley, Green Day, Jack Ingram, Jamey Johnson, Little Big Town, Montgomery Gentry, Paramore, Sting

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 12/31/2009

Lists: Music editor Joe Heim's top albums of 2009

The "superpop" of Mika's "The Boy Who Knew Too Much" was a highlight of 2009. Washington Post music editor Joe Heim is a man of few words, thoughtful and succinct. Here he offers up his favorite albums of 2009 and...

By David Malitz  |  01:00 PM ET, 12/31/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  Bob Dylan, Brad Paisley, Darlings, Double Dagger, Girls, John Fogerty, K'naan, Mika, Mos Def, Swell Season, Them Crooked Vultures, Visqueen

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 12/23/2009

Play favorites... with White House Deputy Social Secretary Joe Reinstein

White House Deputy Social Secretary likes Michael Jackson, but has an unusual favorite. (Photo courtesy of The White House) Welcome to Play favorites. Every Wednesday, Click Track will ask an interesting Washingtonian about what they're listening to. The column kicks...

By Chris Richards  |  12:45 PM ET, 12/23/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Play favorites | Tags:  Brad Paisley, Coldplay, Foo Fighters, Joe Reinstein, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Wynton Marsalis

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 12/21/2009

Lists: Chris Richards leaks his ballots for Pazz & Jop and Nashville Scene

Does Solange have this photo of Dirty Projectors hanging in her locker? (Courtesy of Windish Agency) Lists. Lists. Lists. At this time of the year, we can't seem to stop making them -- or leaking them on our blog. Last...

By Chris Richards  |  04:02 PM ET, 12/21/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  Animal Collective, Brad Paisley, Dirty Projectors, Maxwell, R.Kelly, Solange Knowles, Wale