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Reba McEntire Will Graciously Teach You How to Be Like Reba in her Master Class

Hidden inside all of us lies a deep desire to be a country-music superstar. C'mon, we're all guilty of staging our very own night at the Grand Ole Opry in our childhood bedrooms at least once in our lives. Oh... just us? Well, this is embarrassing. Anyhow, prepare to ... More »

Honky-Tonk Yodeler Jean Shepard Dies

Jean Shepard, a mainstay of the Grand Ole Opry whose feisty honky-tonk songs of the 1950s and '60s paved the way for the brash, assertive style of singers like Loretta Lynn, died on Sunday in Gallatin, Tennesee. She was 82. The cause was complications of Parkinson's and heart disease. Show More Summary

Jean Shepard Passes Away At 83

3 weeks agoMusic / Country : Rough Stock

The matriarch of country music institution, The Grand Ole Opry, has passed away.

Country Music Hall of Famer Jean Shepard dies

Jean Shepard, 82, was a member of the Grand Ole Opry for more than 60 years.        

“Nashville” Adds A Trans Character

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

The Grand Ole Soap Opry returns! CMT's "Nashville" adds a trans character in the new season.

LOOK: Nanning drivers try their damnedest to rat proof their rides

2 months agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Recently, drivers in Nanning have been having problems with rats crawling under their cars and just having a grand ole' time with their wires and such. Fortunately, someone thought of an innovative DIY solution. [ more › ]

Nashville airport's $1.2B overhaul would include central 'Grand Ole Lobby'

NASHVILLE -- Nashville International Airport is embarking on an ambitious $1.2 billion renovation that will touch virtually every corner of...        

Eddy Raven and Lorraine Jordan do Rocky Mount

3 months agoMusic / Country : Bluegrass Today

Lorraine Jordan and Carolina Road joined Grand Ole Opry star, Eddy Raven for a recent performance at the Harvester Performance Center in Rocky Mount, VA. The venue is a public/private partnership of sorts, where the town of Rocky Mount works with a variety of promoters and […]

Why Would Anyone Want to Be Trump’s VP? Maybe Because It’s Smart Politics.

There are a lot of things to say about the names on Trump’s purported vice presidential shortlist, but “has any political future whatsoever” isn’t one of them. Newt Gingrich is the national mascot for grand ole crankery whose gigs include going on CNN and making dumb DVDs. Show More Summary

Donald Trump: The Four-Legged Stool

Donald Trump will be the nominee of the Republican Party. How he got to be the leader of the Grand 'ole Party of Lincoln and Eisenhower is very important to understand for those who want to stop him from getting to the White House and...Show More Summary

American Idol Star Tristan McIntosh Makes Grand Ole Opry Debut (VIDEO)

Tristan McIntosh was the country representative on the final season of American Idol, and she made it pretty deep into the competition, finishing in sixth place. However, Tristan has been hard at work in the country scene since appearing on American Idol earlier this year.

See Carrie Underwood, Maren Morris Help ACM 'Lift Lives' at Music Camp

The Academy of Country Music's seventh annual Lifting Lives Music Camp wrapped with a standing ovation at the Grand Ole Opry Tuesday night. The week-long program welcomes budding musicians from all over the country who are battling Williams Syndrome. The camp, which partners with the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Excellence...

See Scotty McCreery Sing Emotional '5 More Minutes'

Since his 2011 win on American Idol, Scotty McCreery has graced the Grand Ole Opry stage numerous times, but his most recent appearance there also ranks among the most emotional. Introducing "Five More Minutes" to the audience, a visibly emotional McCreery explained, "I wrote this song a couple weeks after I...

Ralph Stanley, Bluegrass Master Known For ‘O Brother, Where Art Thou?’, Dead At 89

4 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead once called him ‘the most perfect singer alive.’ It was a plaintive, nimble and haunting voice that blended elements of Primitive Baptist church choirs and the Grand Ole Opry, music on which Mr. Stanley was weaned in far southwestern Virginia.”

Bluegrass Legend Ralph Stanley Dead at 89

Esteemed bluegrass singer/musician Dr. Ralph Stanley has died at 89, the Tennessean reports. A Facebook post by his grandson Nathan Stanley confirms that the Grand Ole Opry member passed away after a battle with skin cancer. StanleyShow More Summary

RIP: Ralph Stanley, bluegrass legend

From The Tennessean: Bluegrass legend Dr. Ralph Stanley died Thursday night after a battle with skin cancer, according to a Facebook post by his grandson, Nathan Stanley. Dr. Stanley was 89 years old and a member of the Grand Ole Opry and the Bluegrass Hall of Fame. Show More Summary

Flashback: Hank Williams Serenades June Carter With 'Hey, Good Lookin''

The Hank Williams classic "Hey, Good Lookin'" turns 65 years old today. Released on June 22, 1951, the song was written that spring, during an airplane ride that found Williams sitting beside Grand Ole Opry members Little Jimmy Dickens and Minnie Pearl. The three singers were heading to Wichita Falls,...

Elizabeth Cook on Rehab, David Letterman and Piercing New Album

Elizabeth Cook has logged more than 400 performances on the Grand Ole Opry, sat in on a handful of howlingly funny chats with David Letterman during the final years of his CBS Late Show run, snagged a long-running stint as host of her own freewheeling radio show (Apron Strings on...

See Little Big Town, Pharrell Williams Team for Groovy 'C'mon'

Grand Ole Opry members Little Big Town exercised one of the perks of Opry membership Tuesday night: the chance to introduce a special guest to the audience. The "Girl Crush" singers surprised attendees with an appearance from songwriter-producer Pharrell Williams ("Happy"), who joined the quartet on "C'mon," one of the...

Watch Dustin Lynch Strip Down 'Mind Reader' on the Opry

Dustin Lynch is riding high on the country charts this summer, with "Mind Reader" marking his third consecutive Number One hit in May. Recently, the singer sat down in the Grand Ole Opry's backstage lounge to perform "Mind Reader" on his own, accompanied only by his acoustic guitar. Written by Rhett...

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