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(L-R) Eric Church, Dave Grohl, Zac Brown (photo by Christopher Polk/Mike Lawrie/Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Eric Church, Zac Brown & the Increasingly Blurred Lines Between Rock & Country

Today’s rock charts showcase folk, indie, and electronic sounds, while in country, artists like Church, Brown, and Jason Aldean are aiming for a louder, more guitar-driven sound. Is this the future of the format?

11/13/2013

Vince Gill (Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Vince Gill Earns Career Achievement Award From Country Radio Broadcasters

The best-selling country star, ‘Bakersfield’ champion and Time Jumpers bandmember is the latest musical legend to earn the Career Achievement Award from Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc.

11/11/2013

Johnny Cash and June Carter-Cash (Getty Images)

Top 10 Male-Female Country Duets: The Classics

Duets have been an integral part of country music for decades. Here are ten of the most classic male-female country duets of all time.

10/01/2013

Jamey Johnson

Jamey Johnson Brings ‘Outlaw’ Originals, Classic Covers To A Packed Joe’s Bar In Chicago

In today’s country landscape, Jamey Johnson stands out as an anomaly. He’s had hit radio singles, has a strong fan base, and can regularly sell out clubs–as he did Friday night at Joe’s Bar in Chicago. But […]

02/10/2013

Hunter Hayes

Hunter Hayes: GRAMMY® Winners Playlist

When it comes to GRAMMY-winning songs from years past, what are your favorites? We asked that very question to some of today’s biggest and brightest musicians, and got some fantastic GRAMMY-winner playlists in return. Blake Shelton made […]

01/22/2013

Blake Shelton

Blake Shelton: GRAMMY® Winners Playlist

With the GRAMMY Awards only weeks away, we asked some of our favorite artists to make playlists of their favorite GRAMMY-winning songs from years past. Country star, Voice coach, and social media funnyguy Blake Shelton created a list that does a […]

01/14/2013

Kid Rock presents award to Eric Church

Eric Church, Miranda Lambert, Kenny Chesney Among CMT’s Artists Of The Year

Four additional artists were celebrated during Sunday’s show, which was cohosted by Rascal Flatts and “Nashville” star Hayden Panettiere.

12/10/2012

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RIP ‘Hee Haw’ Co-Creator Frank Peppiatt

With “Hee Haw,” Frank Peppiatt and his partner John Aylesworth created one of the most iconic musical variety shows in television history.

11/12/2012

Pat Monahan and Martina McBride

Martina McBride, Carole King, Jennifer Hudson, And More On PBS Special Tonight

The PBS special “From Dust To Dreams: Opening Night at The Smith Center For The Performing Arts” features performances from Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Emmylou Harris, Martina McBride, Carole King, Jennifer Hudson, Pat Monahan, and more!

09/21/2012

Martina McBride, Carole King, Jennifer Hudson

DVR Alert: Martina McBride With Carole King, Jennifer Hudson And Train’s Pat Monohan

Set your DVR this week to catch appearances from country stars including Martina McBride, Big & Rich, Josh Turner, Emmylou Harris, Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, and Little Big Town.

09/18/2012

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