Willie Nelson, Carrie Underwood Lead Country’s Weekend

Concerts, politics and awards were the order of the day. Country music kicked off the final quarter of 2010 with some pretty special moments this past weekend, including iconic live dates by Carrie Underwood and Willie Nelson, a public vote involving Sammy Kershaw and an NFL appearance by Country Music Hall of Fame member Charley Pride. Country’s big moments included: Read More

Randy Travis Buddies Up

Next year will mark the 25th anniversary of Randy Travis’ first album on a major label, Storms Of Life, and he’ll observe the milestone with a project that teams him with a number of fellow artists. Already pegged for the album are duets with Alan Jackson, Josh Turner, Tim McGraw and Kenny Chesney as Randy mixes new songs with some familiar titles from the past. The older songs include a collaboration with John Anderson on a remake of Randy’s 1986 hit “Diggin’ Up Bones.” Read More