Willie Nelson to Receive Honorary Doctorate from Berklee

Willie Nelson, Carole King and Annie Lennox will be presented with honorary doctor of music degrees by Berklee College of Music president Roger Brown at Berklee’s commencement ceremony, Saturday, May 11. Annie Lennox will speak at the ceremony, addressing more than 900 Berklee graduates, their parents and invited guests. The honorary doctorate recipients are being [...] Read More

Ricky Skaggs to Be Inducted Into Gospel Music Hall of Fame

Ricky Skaggs is known for his country and bluegrass music, but gospel music is also near to his heart. It was gospel hymns that inspired his love for music and to date, almost every album he’s released has included at least one gospel, Christian or inspirational song. On August 14, he will be inducted into [...] Read More

Ryman Auditorium to Replace Stage

MusicRow.com reports the Ryman Auditorium will be replacing its stage for the first time since 1951. Plans for the new stage include an 18-inch section cut from the existing stage running across the front to honor the historical significance of past performances, similar to the famous circle of the same Ryman stage wood that resides [...] Read More

Faith Hill & Carrie Underwood Duet with Tony Bennett

Faith Hill and Carrie Underwood are set to team up with Tony Bennett once again for his upcoming PBS special about his chart-topping Duets II album, reports RTT News. Faith will perform “The Way You Look Tonight” with Tony, while Carrie will sing “It Had To Be You,” which also appeared in an episode of [...] Read More