Chris Young

Dolly Parton And A Cast Of Country Artists Set For “Smoky Mountains Rise: A Benefit for the My People Fund”

When Dolly Parton gets her mind set on something it’s go big or go home. Her upcoming, “Smoky Mountains Rise: A Benefit for the My People Fund” is a prime example. Several famous names have been added to the growing list of celebrities set to perform during the event on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 8 p.m. (EST). Chris Stapleton, Chris Young, Big & Rich, Michael W. Smith, Amy Grant, LOCASH, Chris Janson and Montgomery Gentry are just a few of the new names added to perform during the event. Previously confirmed were Reba McEntire, Kenny Rogers and Alison Krauss. ... read more!

Grammy Nominations Bring Out A Strong Country Music Presence

The anticipation for Grammy nominations has become a spectacular event. Well at least that is how I view it. With the list of Country nods today and a big presence of female artists it’s safe to say the genre IS recognized. Maren Morris led all Country artists with four Grammy nominations, including Country Album (“Hero”), Country Solo Performance, and Best Country Song (“My Church”). Maren and Kelsea Ballerini are included in the overall Best New Artist category, competing with The Chainsmokers. Chance The Rapper and Anderson. Paak. (I am officially lost with those artists) ... read more!

Chris Young Thrives On Giving Back – Teams Up With Toys for Tots

I think CMA Musical Event of the Year nominee Chris Young thrives on being busy and loves the words: “Giving Back.” He is already celebrating the season as he gears up for the release of “It Must Be Christmas” this Friday, October 14. Chris is also helping to make the holidays a little brighter for disadvantaged children as he teams up with “Toys For Tots,” a 69-year national charitable program run by the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve. ... read more!