This week we have been, once again, remembering the life and times of America’s Blue Yodeler, the Singing Brakeman, and the Father of Country Music: the late, great Jimmie Rodgers.Tomorrow, Jimmie Rodgers will have been gone 80 years. Arguably the most significant man in American [...]
Carrie Underwood Donates $1 Million to Red Cross via Rickey.org The American Idol champ and country music superstar has stepped up to the plate to help out her home state of Oklahoma. The Voice • American Idol • The X Factor
The world of country music will come together for an important cause on May 29. With Blake Shelton leading the way, Miranda Lambert, Reba McEntire, Vince Gill and many others will perform on "Healing in the Heartland," a fundraiser that will benefit victims of this month's Oklahoma tornado. It will air on at 9 p.m. Show More Summary
Sun 11 Aug Jared Leto and co will be making their way to Australia to play a bunch of dates around the country, in support of their latest offering Love Lust...
When the nominees for the Americana Music Association awards was released there was some that commented on the lack of diversity; which is a shortcut for racial diversity. I agree there’s no one of color represented. But the implication is that racism is to blame. Yeah, that’s not it. Though I do believe there is [...]
LeAnn Rimes’ new album, Spitfire, is being released next month but the country singer has already popped a music video for her new single Just A Girl Like You.… READ ON
Usually we stick to posting "official" music videos, but we couldn't pass up this reader-submitted clip for the Violent Femmes' "Country Death Song." [ more › ]
Country music star and "The Voice" judge Blake Shelton is spearheading a benefit concert and telethon to aid those affected by the tornadoes that devastated Oklahoma earlier this week.The "Healing in the Heartland: Relief Benefit Concert" will take place at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City on May 29. Show More Summary
As Carrie Underwood prepares to wrap up her wildly successful Blown Away Tour, the Country Music superstar is making a whopping $1 million donation to the American Red Cross for disaster relief with funds derived from tour proceeds. Read on to see how the tornados have impacted the OK native.
The 2013 playlist includes quick recaps of these 10 new additons to our list along with our link to our previous lists from years gone by. Included this year are songs from Wade Bowen, Aaron Watson, Trace Adkins, Angie Johnson, Maggie Rose, Blake Shelton and more.
M.O.P. and Smif N Wessun interview each other about their favorite West Coast albums; best countries to tour in; top food spots in Brooklyn; and views on the music industry today. Previously: DJ Prince ft. Tek of Smif-N-Wessun – Hustler’s Chune | P-Money ft. M.O.P. – The Hardest
Christian pop star Amy Grant and her country star husband, Vince Gill, will perform a special, single night holiday show together with the Cincinnati Pops on Dec. 17 in Music Hall, the orchestra said this week. The non-subscription concert is an addition to the Pops’ already-announced traditional holiday concerts starring Ann Hampton Callaway, dancers and...
Darius Rucker has become a big star in country music, a fact that hasn’t sat well with one racist fan. Rucker was forced to take to Twitter on Sunday after a racist Twitter user attacked him over his rendition of the Bob Dylan hit Wagon Wheel. During his membership performance at the Grand Ole Opry in...
Roy Hogsed’s 1948 version of “Cocaine Blues” Country Music History 101 teaches everyone that Johnny Cash did not write that song, though he did a good version of it. I will save most of my Johnny Cash rant for now, which in brief is that Cash was awesome in the 50s, declined rapidly after about [...]
Reigning CMA Vocal Group of the Year Little Big Town will host the summer’s hottest television music event when the ABC Television Network airs “CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock” on MONDAY, AUGUST 12 (8:00-11:00 p.m., ET)...
On Nashville, Hayden Panettiere plays a young up-and-comer in the country music business. While we're done watching the drama unfold for this season, Juliette Barnes's makeup looks are perfectly primed for the Summer season. Find out how to re-create these flattering looks from the show's head makeup artist, Erin Koplow. Show More Summary
One of Country Music's most gifted Traditional Country vocalists made a rare Nashville appearance this week at The Station Inn. Daryle Singletary joined the band 45 RPM at the legendary 'dive bar' that's home to Bluegrass and Country Music. Read on here to find out the details of this rare appearance!
Caroline & the Ramblers, hailing from Atlanta, have been a mainstay in the local music scene for a number of years. They are a true Americana quartet who mix Rockabilly, Country and a bit of Swing Blues. Led by vocalist Caroline Engel, their versatility is evident to everyone who has seen them perform. Caroline Engel [...]
Last year the band became radio stalwarts and now they're set to ad TV Show Hosts to their resume as Little Big Town and the CMA announced today that the popular quartet will be hosting the CMA's annual "CMA Music Fest: Country's Night To Rock" show on ABC TV! Read on here for all the details!