Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Sets Attendance Record

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum was busy in 2013. The Museum set an all-time attendance record for the year with a total of 668,777 people visiting throughout the year, the most to walk through the doors in its 46-year history. “We would like to thank our local, national and international visitors for [...] Read More

Taylor Swift Named Tennessean of the Year

Taylor Swift has been named Tennessean of the Year, reports The Tennessean. She moved to Nashville from Pennsylvania at the age of 14 and, only 10 years later, has become an international superstar. Taylor broke onto the music scene at only 16 with her hit “Tim McGraw” and has made what The Tennessean called “the [...] Read More

Buck Owens & The Buckaroos to Be Celebrated at Country Music Hall of Fame

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum will offer a trio of special programs dedicated to Buck Owens and his band, the Buckaroos, on Saturday, December 7. The programs, which are in support of the exhibition The Bakersfield Sound:  Buck Owens, Merle Haggard, and California Country, are included with museum admission and are free [...] Read More

Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum to Open John Prine Exhibit

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum will open its latest spotlight exhibit, John Prine: It Took Me Years to Get These Souvenirs, on November 15.  The exhibit will feature instruments, manuscripts and other relics from the singer/songwriter’s four-decade career, tracing his life from his early musical influences through his critically acclaimed career. The [...] Read More

Top 20 Chats with New Country Music Hall of Fame Members Kenny Rogers & Bobby Bare

This week, Top 20 Country Countdown is at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum for the Country Music Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony of Kenny Rogers, Bobby Bare and the late Cowboy Jack Clement. Host Nan Kelley is on the red carpet  of the Medallion Ceremony, chatting with the who’s-who of country music [...] Read More