Songwriter Bob McDill to be Honored with ASCAP Golden Note Award

ASCAP will honor legendary songwriter Bob McDill with the ASCAP Golden Note Award during its 50th Annual Country Music Awards, which take place October 29 at Nashville’s Gaylord Opryland. The ASCAP Golden Note Award is presented to songwriters, composers and artists who have achieved extraordinary career milestones. Past recipients include Don Williams, Garth Brooks, Alan Jackson [...] Read More

Kentucky HeadHunters, Exile Among Kentucky Music Hall of Fame Inductees

The Kentucky HeadHunters, Steven Curtis Chapman, Exile, Skeeter Davis, The Hilltoppers, Old Joe Clark and Emory & Linda Martin will be inducted into the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame and Museum as the 2013 class of professionals honored for their contribution to music in Kentucky and around the world. The announcement was made during a [...] Read More

Tom T. Hall & Kentucky Governor Honor the State’s Musical Heritage

Tom T. Hall, Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear, Country Music Highway committee members, and TourSEKY announced two new initiatives surrounding famed highway U.S. Route 23. Known as the ‘Country Music Highway,’ the stretch of road winding along the eastern corridor of Kentucky, has given rise to several country stars including The Judds, Billy Ray Cyrus, Ricky [...] Read More

Chris Young Plays Keith Whitley’s Guitar at the Grand Ole Opry

When Chris Young played the Grand Ole Opry recently, he did so with a very special guitar that was once owned by Keith Whitley. Chris acquired the Sigma by Martin guitar, one of Keith’s three primary guitars, from Music City Pickers, a company that buys and sells vintage musical instruments. The guitar was discovered by [...] Read More

Chris Young Plays Keith Whitley’s Guitar at the Grand Ole Opry

When Chris Young played the Grand Ole Opry recently, he did so with a very special guitar that was once owned by Keith Whitley. Chris acquired the Sigma by Martin guitar, one of Keith’s three primary guitars, from Music City Pickers, a company that buys and sells vintage musical instruments. The guitar was discovered by [...] Read More