Scotty McCreery Keeps His No. 1 Streak Alive on Top 20

Scotty McCreery makes it five weeks straight at No.1 on Top 20 Country Countdown this week with his latest video, “See You Tonight!” Danielle Bradbery remains in the No.2 spot while Alan Jackson moves into No. 3 with “Blue Ridge Mountain Song.” Sara Evans makes her countdown debut with “Slow Me Down,” coming in at No. 14. [...] 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

Kenny Rogers, Bobby Bare & Cowboy Jack Clement Inducted into Country Music Hall of Fame

The list of stars honoring the Country Music Hall of Fame inductions of Kenny Rogers, Bobby Bare and Cowboy Jack Clement reads like a dream concert lineup: John Anderson, Garth Brooks, Rodney Crowell, Barry Gibb, Tom T. Hall, Emmylou Harris, Alison Krauss, Kris Kristofferson, Kelly Lang, Buddy Miller, Charley Pride, John Prine, Darius Rucker, Don [...] Read More

Cowboy Jack Clement Dies at 82

GAC extends condolences to the family, friends and fans of “Cowboy” Jack Clement, who died today at 82. The songwriter, producer and Country Music Hall of Fame member was a much-loved and revered innovator in the music industry. The Tennessean reports he died at his home in Nashville and suffered from liver cancer. For an [...] Read More

CMA Announces 2013 Hall of Fame Inductees

The Country Music Association announced today that Bobby Bare, “Cowboy” Jack Clement, and Kenny Rogers will become the newest members of the revered Country Music Hall of Fame. Rogers will be inducted in the “Modern Era Artist” category, while Bare will be inducted in the “Veterans Era Artist” category. Clement will be inducted in the [...] Read More