On this day in 1931 the country GREAT George Jones was born in Texas. We recently lost George, but over here at Country Music Matters we think of him often. His voice is one that will ALWAYS be instantly recognizable and a staple in country music. ... read more!
Are you a reality show fan? If so, you may need to make room on your DVR for a Music City based reality show featuring people trying to get their big break. This week I chatted with Broadway on the Electric Barnyard and gave him the scoop for Country Music Tattle Tale. ... read more!
Never mind his involvement in a certain little T.V. show, Keith Urban has shined as a guitar-slinging country music idol for well over a decade now. He continues to burn bright on his latest album, “Fuse.” “Little Bit of Everything” now seems like a very fitting first single because of the wide variety of sounds and themes Keith showcases on this project. ... read more!
Last night, Septemeber 10th, Dierks Bentley hosted the 7th annual ACM Honors. The event took place at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN. The evening recognizes the special honorees and off-camera category winners from the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards. ... read more!
During the 7th annual ACM Honors held last night at the Ryman a big announcement was revealed. If you were a fan of “Bluke” it appears you are in luck! A tweet came out from the ACM Twitter account saying, ... read more!
Yesterday the CMA Award nominations were made and country fans and artists were filled to the rim with excitement! Country Music Matters wants to wish all the nominees congratulations! As we scrolled through our Twitter feed we found that a lot of the artists took to twitter to tweet out their happiness! Here are just a few reactions we thought you might want to see! ... read more!