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

Ray Price Dead at 87

Great American Country extends condolences to the family, friends and fans of Country Music Hall of Fame member Ray Price, who died today at the age of 87 of complications from pancreatic cancer at his home in Mt. Pleasant, Texas. Family spokesman Bill Mack, a Texas Country Music Hall of Fame disc jockey, released this [...] 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

Katie Armiger, Corey Smith & More to Perform at Country Music Hall of Fame Fundraiser

Katie Armiger, Brent Cobb, Chris Janson and Corey Smith have been selected to take part in the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s emerging artist membership program. The four up and coming artists will take the Ford Theater stage on Tuesday, December 10 for an acoustic guitar pull. All proceeds from the concert will [...] Read More