I have always felt it an honor to be recognized for an accomplished life that gave so much to others. The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum will explore the life and career of Loretta Lynn, a Country Music Hall of Fame member and 2017 Grammy nominee for Best Country Album (2016’s Full Circle). The exhibition, “Loretta Lynn: Blue Kentucky Girl” opens Aug. 25, 2017, and runs through Aug. 5, 2018. ... read more!
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!
Just when you think Jennifer Nettles Country Christmas Special can’t get any cooler along comes the iconic Loretta Lynn! The super star and living legend will join this year’s CMA Country Christmas, which will air Monday, Nov. 28 on ABC. ... read more!
“Coal Miner’s Daughter” is so much more than a song – it became an autobiography, a movie and tells the amazing, true story of the legendary Loretta Lynn growing up in in dire poverty in a remote Appalachian Kentucky hamlet. Loretta wrote the song that was released in 1970 and became a number one single and was listed in 2003’s TV special at number 13 on CMT’s 100 Greatest Songs in Country Music. ... read more!
More and more we are hearing some sassy ladies in Country music and it is welcomed. The new powerhouse duo, The Darlins deliver just what we need with the kickin’ sound of Bluegrass and that touch of sass. Making their debut on the country scene with their EP title track, “Crush” in 2015, Jude Toy and Erinn Bates have turned heads. Welcome these ladies to our “Wednesday’s Watch” feature. ... read more!
Jeff Bates has often been compared to the great Conway Twitty and on November 11, 2014, Bates will finally satisfy those who have said it for years, when he releases Me and Conway (Sony RED / Red River Entertainment), his tribute to the country legend. ... read more!