Country Primer Playlist For all of you classic rockers who can’t fathom the pop sound. For all of you who wonder where the rock went. For all of you who think country is redneck music, either totally right wing or too twangy… This is for you. I was once like you, and then I discovered… […] The post Country Primer appeared first on Lefsetz Letter.
"Country Bill” White was a country music singer and a “living corpse,” a stunt man who was often buried underground for weeks at a time. Those stunts don’t seem that outrageous to us now, because he had a chute to send down supplies and a radio for communication, but he made somewhat of a splash in the 1960s and ‘70s doing it. Show More Summary
Seven of the country singer's albums have now sold at least 10 million copies in the U.S. alone, which is a first in the music industry.
They will be pickin’ and a-grinnin’. Fussin’ and a-feudin’. Staging a shotgun wedding between Nashville and vaudeville. And when Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood once again co-host the Country Music Awards (CMAs) on the night of November...Show More Summary
BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene blog It’s two-for-two for Blackberry Smoke. The Atlanta-based country-rockers scored their second consecutive No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart this week with “Like An Arrow,” their fifth release and second on Rounder Records. The album also landed at No. Show More Summary
Country singer Kenny Chesney talks about his musical journey, gratitude towards fans and what it means to win the BMI President’s Award and the CMA Pinnacle Award.
Shelton kept praising one of his singers for fitting in so well to modern country music — but then he cut him loose.
EXCLUSIVE: Christian Coulson (Love Is Strange, Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets) has been cast as recurring on CMT's upcoming fifth season of its country music drama Nashville, from Lionsgate and Hulu. Coulson will play Damien George, a sought-after British director who will be helming Gunner Scott & Scarlett O'Connor's first video. Show More Summary
Lion Heart Autographs, one of the country?s most widely recognized and respected dealers of historical autographs and manuscripts specializing in art, history, literature, music and science, has announced more remarkable documents to...Show More Summary
Buck is woken up around midnight. He then has to run past the graveyard. As a 1970's kid and being raised by parents who were big country & western music fans, I heard this song for more than a few Halloweens. It was also Buck's 2nd to last top ten single in his career (not counting the "Streets Of Bakersfield" duet with Dwight Yoakam.) What are you listening to tonight?
Thailand’s revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who ruled for over 70 years, died last week. The entire country is in mourning right now, and in the wake of his passing, Wonderfruit, a music and arts festival that was scheduled to take place in Pattaya, Thailand next month, has been postponed until February out of respect. The […]
I'm beginning to suspect that enjoyment of contemporary country music requires a complete lack of familiarity with what came before it.
Get ready, Nashville fans! On Thursday, CMT dropped the first promo for the country music drama's fifth season. And, any fans who feared Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere wouldn't return for the upcoming installment can now rest easy! Related: Transgender Actress Jen Richards Will Appear In Nashville! The new clip shows the actresses' characters, along with those of [...]
As a stadium-class pop act with roots in musical theater and performance art, Lady Gaga does not deal in subtleties. Gesture to the nosebleeds, and you reach everyone in the room. If the wide-brimmed pink hat she wears on the cover of her new album, and the choice to use ... More »
Country music's hottest stars descended upon Nashville's Schermerhorn Symphony Center on Wednesday night for the CMT Artists of the Year event, and it was a night to remember! Shania Twain, Carrie Underwood, Chris Stapleton, Luke Bryan...Show More Summary
Amazon's new streaming service on Wednesday announced an exclusive deal with country superstar Garth Brooks, the top-selling artist to have resisted the fast-growing music format.
(AP) — A week after launching its paid streaming music service, Amazon announced a deal with one of streaming music's biggest holdouts: country superstar Garth Brooks. Brooks, the best-selling solo artist in U.S. history with 138 million...Show More Summary
Brandon Stansell may not be country music’s first openly gay performer, but his new video still feels like a subversive act in a genre so rooted in Americana. Released Oct. 3, “Slow Down” sees the handsome singer-songwriter joining a male love interest for a drive through a desert in a battered pick-up truck. Show More Summary
At 23, she's one of country music's brightest stars.
The rising country start got her first look at the Country Music Hall of Fame.