Taylor Swift Snubbed By MTV Video Music Awards

Taylor Swift has been completely shut out of the nominations for the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards. The snub may come as a shock to some fans, as last year Swift lead all nominees for the event with ten for her video "Bad Blood." Thus far the event organizers have not confirmed if Swift may have been left of the nomination ballad because of her success at last year's awards.

Alan Jackson's Guitar Featured In Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Exhibit

Alan Jackson's guitar is part of a new exhibit on display now at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio. The country icon's Jim Triggs guitar, which was used to perform "Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning)" during the 2001 CMA Awards, will be featured in Louder Than Music: Rock, Power & Politics exhibit.

Willie Nelson And Neil Young To Headline 2016 Outlaw Music Festival

Willie Nelson and Neil Young will headline the inaugural Outlaw Music Festival as it gets underway in Scranton, Pennsylvania this fall. As per usual, Nelson will be joined by his Family Band, while Young is backed by Promise of the Real, featuring Nelson's sons Lukas and Micah Nelson.

Frankie Ballard Picks 'Cigarette' For His Next Single

Frankie Ballard has selected "Cigarette" as his next single from his album El Rio. "I wanna be your cigarette / Smokin' on so cool / Or maybe that red wine / Drinkin' down so smooth / I wanna be the fire / That's takin' you higher / Girl, you can leave me or let me burn / I wanna be your cigarette, cigarette," Ballard sings on the new track.

Dierks Bentley Extends 'Somewhere On A Beach' Tour

Dierks Bentley has extended his Somewhere On a Beach tour through the end of October. The newly added dates kick off October 13 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and will see Bentley performing in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Jonesboro, Arkansas, Lexington, Kentucky, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Grand Rapids, Michigan, Columbia, Missouri, Springfield, Missouri, Knoxville, Tennessee and Roanoke, Virginia.

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