Country Music Hall of Fame
“I thought it’ll be a cool, intimate evening on a large scale for people to learn something about songs they love,” Urban told Radio.com about tonight’s concert, which benefits the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.
“The music from this legend, this unbelievable hero of mine, has changed my life,” Hunter Hayes said of Milsap. “When I was first introduced to his music my whole perception on music changed.”
Carter talks about what it was like growing up among some of country music’s most legendary artists, including Johnny Cash, Carl Smith, the original Carter Family members, and her mother June Carter Cash.
The theme of this year’s Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum benefit is Songtellers (A LARGE Intimate Evening), and participants include Urban, Vince Gill, Reba, Kacey Musgraves, Brantley Gilbert and Ronnie Milsap. See the full list of performers!
The 45th anniversary edition of Haggard’s classic live album “Okie from Muskogee” hits stores tomorrow. Here an exclusive preview of “Today I Started Loving You Again,” one of Merle’s most classic ballads.
The fourth annual festival, which celebrates the life and work of the Man in Black, will be held this August in Jonesboro, Ark., with proceeds to benefit the Johnny Cash Boyhood Home Project.
“Ray Price left for heaven at 4:43 p.m. Central Time. He went in perfect peace. Janie and the family so grateful for your prayers,” family spokesperson Bill Mack said.
“I love my fans and have devoted my life to reaching out to them. I appreciate their support all these years and I hope I haven’t let them down. I am at peace.”
The Recording Academy announced that songwriting legend Kris Kristofferson will be among the recipients of this year’s GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Awards.
“Country music is really the white man’s rhythm and blues. It’s where all the pain is. Once you get to country you can’t go back because there’s no other music that’s that honest.”