News

Eric Church: Hit record like a ‘target’ on your back

Eric Church: Hit record like a ‘target’ on your back

TARGETED: Eric Church performed at All My Friends: Celebrating The Songs and Voice of Gregg Allman on Friday, Jan. 10 in Atlanta, Ga. Photo: Associated Press/Dan Harr/Invision

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Eric Church says having a hit album makes him feel there’s a target on his back.

But he says he isn’t too worried about whether the success of his last album, “Chief,” will affect him with his new work.

Church says he doesn’t think success of a project is tied to number-one hits or even sales — but how much an artist has grown since their last album.

Church is seen as a country “outsider” because he hasn’t followed a single path to fame. And he says that status helps keep him grounded.

Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Jan. 28

elvis

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that went down in the history books.

in Sports, Viral Videos

Marshawn Lynch doesn’t want to get fined

23-overlay5

The Seattle Seahawks running back has a goal for Media Day.

in Viral Videos

School announces snow day with ‘Let It Go’ parody

22-overlay5

Who needs robocalls when you can declare school closures through song?

in Entertainment

Benedict Cumberbatch apologizes for ‘colored’ remark

Benedict Cumberbatch attends a special screening of "The Imitation Game" at the DGA Theater on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014, in Los Angeles.

Benedict Cumberbatch is "devastated" after realizing he caused offense during a chat about diversity on Tavis Smiley's late-night show.

in Sports, Viral Videos

Marshawn Lynch holds an “awesomer” press conference

23-overlay4

"You don't feel in beast mode. It feels you."