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How Lady Gaga Brought Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real’s “Find Yourself” to Life

Monday, September 18, 2017 -- 4:53 pm EDT

Lukas Nelson and Lady Gaga. They are two names you probably thought you would never see in the same sentence. So it might come as a bit of a surprise that the two are collaborators on the latest self-titled album by Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real. Gaga’s pristine vocals appear on two tracks... Read more »

 

Farm Aid 2017: Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews and More [PHOTOS]

Monday, September 18, 2017 -- 3:29 pm EDT

Farm Aid 2017 attracted thousands of music fans to the KeyBank Pavilion in Burgettstown, Pennsylvania on Saturday (Sept. 16) for a day of live performances by board members Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp, Dave Matthews with Tim Reynolds and more. The 32nd annual event also hosted live sets by the Avett Brothers, Lukas Nelson... Read more »

 

Miranda Lambert Listened to the Cry

Monday, September 18, 2017 -- 1:17 pm EDT

Almost exactly 15 years ago, Faith Hill released her one and only pop crossover attempt. Her Cry album came out in October 2002. And while it may not have garnered the critical acclaim of her other albums, it made a fan out of one 19-year-old girl in Texas. Miranda Lambert. In a radio interview, Lambert... Read more »

 

Keith Urban’s Big Win at the Emmy Awards

Monday, September 18, 2017 -- 11:48 am EDT

Back when Keith Urban won four CMT Music Awards earlier this year, he thanked his wife Nicole Kidman. He really, really thanked her. “I wanna say a massive thanks to my wife Nicole Mary (Kidman), because you have no idea how much of what I do she is involved in. Every little piece of it.... Read more »

 

Last Weekend’s Greatest Hits

Monday, September 18, 2017 -- 11:22 am EDT

Summer may be almost over, but the country stars are making the most of what they have left by getting out there day and night. Dierks Bentley might not have his place up on the ridge anymore, but he found another rural spot for s’mores, Thomas Rhett‘s wife Lauren was literally the star of his... Read more »

 

See Rodney Crowell’s Poignant and Honest “It Ain’t Over Yet”

Friday, September 15, 2017 -- 11:25 am EDT

Rodney Crowell has long been a master storyteller, the most fascinating of which are always his own. “It Ain’t Over Yet” is no exception and quite possibly the hardest-hitting one yet. Never has a song more brilliantly and emotionally captured the journey of a man at a crossroads in his life, where sometimes it feels... Read more »

 

Carrie Underwood on Opportunities for Unknowns

Friday, September 15, 2017 -- 10:42 am EDT

When Ryan Seacrest said goodbye on the last episode of the last season of American Idol in 2016, he left things kind of open-ended. “And one more time — this is so tough — we say to you from Hollywood, goodnight America,” Seacrest said, adding, “for now.” He was right, of course, and now American... Read more »

 

Little Big Town: “This Is for the Dreamers”

Friday, September 15, 2017 -- 9:46 am EDT

When Keith Urban took the stage at the Music City Walk of Fame ceremony in downtown Nashville, he recalled the first time he heard Little Big Town’s “Boondocks” about 12 years ago. “I was fascinated to meet the people who made that sound, and I realized what it was. It’s the closest thing to a... Read more »

 

Celebration is Big & Rich’s Main Motivation on New Album

Friday, September 15, 2017 -- 9:00 am EDT

Big & Rich’s Big Kenny Alphin and John Rich have always delivered albums that offer a healthy balance of good-time party music with songs that bare their souls. When asked what their No. 1 goal was when making their latest release Did It for the Party, Alphin had one word to say: “Hits!” “We definitely... Read more »

 

Celebrating the Life of Troy Gentry

Thursday, September 14, 2017 -- 2:13 pm EDT

On Thursday morning (Sept. 14), the seats at the Grand Ole Opry House were full, the music was heartfelt, and the applause was generous. But it was not your typical Opry show. This show was a celebration of Troy Gentry’s life. A way for his family, friends and fans to come together to share stories... Read more »