Brad Paisley is putting his own unique spin on the iconic Nationwide jingle. Brad is now the country face of the insurance company’s new Songs for All Your Sides campaign.  The new spot debuted Friday night during NBC’s coverage of the Olympics.

A new article in the September issue of Cosmopolitan magazine reveals that Blake Shelton’s post-Miranda romance with Gwen Stefani wasn’t as magical as it seemed at first!  Gwen says they were understandably wary of each other at first.  But the two eventually took the leap and even wrote a song together!  Read all about it in the latest edition of Cosmo on newsstands now!

Hootie and the Blowfish haven’t made a record together in more than a decade, but this weekend, Darius Rucker reunited with the band that made him famous for two shows in his hometown. Darius and his band mates played Charleston’s Volvo Car Stadium Friday and Saturday nights to raise money for The Hootie and the Blowfish Foundation.  The non-profit focuses on public education issues in South Carolina, and its Homegrown Concert Series also coincides with a school supply drive to help students in the Charleston County School District.