Brad Paisley

Country Music Association Apologizes for Telling Media Not to Ask About Las Vegas, Guns

In a quick backtrack, the Country Music Association has rescinded yesterday's media guidelines instructing reporters at the CMA Awards not to ask about the recent massacre at a country…
Anna Gaca / November 3, 2017

Future, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Duran Duran, and More to Play Ottawa Bluesfest

Correction: An earlier version of this post noted that the Bluesfest would take place in downtown Ontario when, in fact, it takes place in downtown…
Andrew Unterberger / February 23, 2016

Watch Brad Paisley and Color Me Badd Join Forces as ‘Color Me Bradd’ on ‘Kimmel’

Never underestimate the power of a good pun. Jimmy Kimmel revealed last week that he's restarting his Mash Up Monday musical performance series, and last…
James Grebey / November 3, 2015

Jimmy Kimmel’s Mash Up Mondays to Return in November

Back in February, Jimmy Kimmel did a bit on his late-night show where he'd get an older artist and a newer artist to play together…
Rachel Brodsky / October 29, 2015

Brad Paisley Joins the Rolling Stones for ‘Dead Flowers’ in Nashville

Since reissuing Sticky Fingers, the Rolling Stones have been out in their country-spanning Zip Code tour. That run hit Nashville last night, where they were…
Colin Joyce / June 18, 2015

SPIN’s 2013 Hall of Shame

They wouldn't shut the hell up on Tumblr. They put out an album with absolutely reprehensible cover art. They twerked and twerked and twerked and…
SPIN Staff / December 17, 2013

Brad Paisley’s ‘Accidental Racist’-Spawning, ‘SNL’-Mocked Album Will Chart

Brad Paisley and LL Cool J's "Accidental Racist" might not have sparked quite the conversation its creators intended, but the widely mocked country-rap song continues…
Marc Hogan / April 15, 2013

Brad Paisley, ‘Wheelhouse’ (Arista Nashville)

If you can remember as far back as, oh, Sunday, a mere 24 hours before the world stumbled across an ungainly farrago entitled "Accidental Racist,"
Jason Gubbels / April 10, 2013

Brad Paisley Unrepentant About ‘Accidental Racist,’ His Cringe-Inducing LL Cool J Collab

After stepping clumsily into the often-heated national discourse about race, Brad Paisley isn't backing down.Yesterday, social media buzzed with mockery of Paisley's new collaboration with…
Marc Hogan / April 9, 2013

Dissecting Brad Paisley and LL Cool J’s Politely Toxic Dud ‘Accidental Racist’

Country-rap conversation-starter "Accidental Racist," from Brad Paisley's new album Wheelhouse (out tomorrow), is a plastic-sounding Nashville facsimile fitted with rudimentary nods to hip-hop production —…
Brandon Soderberg / April 8, 2013

Katy Perry, fun., and Usher Add to Obama Inauguration’s Huge Pop Presence

At least one closely watched ceremony this year other than the Grammy Awards will have a whole lot of pop music. While yesterday's Academy Awards…
Marc Hogan / January 11, 2013

Brad Paisley, ‘This Is Country Music’ (Arista Nashville)

Paying penance, perhaps, for 2009's social-utopian American Saturday Night, Nashville's savviest superstar goes just-folks with a vengeance on This Is Country Music, the title track…
Mikael Wood / May 24, 2011

Brad Paisley, ‘American Saturday Night’ (Arista Nashville)

Nashville's number-one guy is its most consistent superstar: On American Saturday Night, Paisley extends a hot streak began with 2003's Mud on the Tires, singing…
Mikael Wood / August 25, 2009
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