Darius Rucker & Friends Raise $121,000 for St. Jude

Darius Rucker’s third annual Darius & Friends benefit concert and auction for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital raised $121,000. The concert took place on June 4 at the Wildhorse Saloon in downtown Nashville and this year, included the addition of a golf tournament. See photos from Darius & Friends >> Darius was joined by his [...] Read More

New Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum Exhibit Focuses on Heart Disease in Women

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s latest spotlight exhibit will be in support of the American Heart Association and Go Red For Women. The Exhibit, Something in Red, will feature red ensembles from several country stars including Sara Evans, Naomi Judd, and Lorrie Morgan. The exhibit opens on February 3, National Wear Red [...] Read More

The JaneDear girls & Gloriana Recall Favorite Christmas Presents & Treats

With Christmas fast approaching, the JaneDear girls and Gloriana are sharing some of their favorite Christmas memories. When she was a child, Danelle LeVerett of the JaneDear girls received one of her first instruments. “My parents gave me a ukulele when I was four years old and I loved to carry it with me everywhere [...] Read More

Billboard‘s Top 50 Country Artists of 2011

Billboard.com has released their list of the Top Country Artists of 2011. Artists are ranked based on album sales, song downloads and airplay, touring revenue, Social 50 chart action, ringtone sales and streaming data provided by Nielsen BDS. Congratulations to Taylor Swift for being named the Top Country Artist of 2011! What do you think [...] Read More

CMA Award Nominees to Be Announced September 6

The final nominees for the 45th Annual CMA Awards will be announced the morning of September 6 in two different cities and involve five different artists. The Band Perry and Jake Owen will announce the nominees in five categories live on Good Morning America. The announcement will air during the 8:30 AM/ET half hour of [...] Read More