Martina & John McBride Open The Blackbird Academy

Martina McBride and husband John McBride are opening a school. The Blackbird Academy will be based out of the couple’s Blackbird Studio in Nashville, home to top recording artists, producers and engineers. The school will offer hands-on education and industry involvement for its students. “Opening a school has been a dream of mine for a [...] Read More

Dave Stewart to Release Album & Documentary Featuring Martina McBride & Alison Krauss

Songwriter, guitarist and one half of the chart topping ’80s duo the Eurythmics Dave Stewart will debut his documentary, The Blackbird Diaries and The Ringmaster General, in Nashville. The film features appearances from Martina McBride, Alison Krauss and The Secret Sisters among others. The project captures the time spent recording his albums The Blackbird Diaries [...] Read More

Martina McBride & Husband John Celebrate 24 Years of Marriage

Happy anniversary to Martina McBride and her husband John McBride! The couple is celebrating their 24th wedding anniversary today, May 15. So what’s the secret to their success and longevity? “Well first of all I got lucky and chose well,” Martina said. “And we just have a lot of respect for each other and we [...] Read More

Martina McBride’s YWCA Celebrity Auction Raises Over $153,000

Martina McBride helped the YWCA Celebrity Auction bring in over $153,000 on Sunday, June 12, a 50% increase over last year’s total. Martina has hosted the event since 1995 and it was the dress she wore at the Grand Ole Opry re-opening following the Nashville floods that brought in the highest bid of the night, [...] Read More