Ray Price’s barroom Shuffle classics made him a master of the honky-tonk style in the early 1950s, and a cornerstone of the Nashville Sound-era with a list of smooth ballads throughout the ’60s, and ’70s. Even though he is best known for his iconic rendering of the Kris Kristofferson song “For The Good Times,” the singer charted over 100 times with 46 Top Ten hits, nine #1 singles and five #1 albums. He has received two Grammy,s, a CMA award as well as two ACM awards. Ray is a member of both the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame. ... read more!
If you love Luke Bryan you are going to want to plan a trip to the Country Music Hall of Fame! Opening May 2015, and running through November 2015, the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum’s newly announced exhibition on Luke Bryan will spotlight the country star’s career from his roots in south Georgia, growing up the son of a peanut farmer, to his poignant, leap-of-faith move to Nashville, where he initially saw success as a hit songwriter for other artists before becoming one of the new century’s country superstars. ... read more!
Vince Gill had some big news to announce recently. The country music Hall of Famer and “Do Gooder” has joined forces with Frontier Communications, DISH Network and CoBank to invest in small town America. Communities across the country will be pursuing America’s Best Communities Prize to win up to $3 million for economic revitalization. ... read more!
The spotlight continues to shine on the legacy of Grammy-winning recording star Crystal Gayle at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Due to popular demand, the Crystal Gayle: When I Dream exhibit has been extended until Sunday, February 1, 2015 to further showcase her exceptional life and worldwide acclaim. ... read more!
As part of the events and activities leading up to “The 48th Annual CMA Awards” on Wednesday, Nov. 5, the CMA Songwriters Series will return to Nashville on Tuesday, Nov. 4 (9:00 PM/CT) at the CMA Theater at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum (222 Fifth Ave. South). The CMA Songwriters Series will feature 2014 CMA Awards nominees Brandy Clark and Jaren Johnston (other songwriters to be announced soon). ... read more!
The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum will explore the career of superstar Tanya Tucker with the exhibition Tanya Tucker: Strong Enough to Bend, which opens November 14, 2014, and runs through May 2015. ... read more!