Country Stars Head to the GRAMMY Awards on Sunday

Several country stars are in Los Angeles this weekend for the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards. Besides being nominated, several artists will take part in the all-genre show as performers and presenters. The GRAMMYs will air live from the Staples Center on Sunday, February 12 at 8/7 CT on CBS. LL Cool J will serve as [...] Read More

New Book Honors Townes Van Zandt’s Legacy

To mark the 15th anniversary of Townes Van Zandt’s New Year’s Day death in 1997, the John and Robin Dickson Series will release I’ll Be Here in the Morning: The Songwriting Legacy of Townes Van Zandt. The book, written by Brian T. Atkinson, chronicles the impact that Townes’ lyrics had on fellow and future artists. [...] Read More

54th Annual GRAMMY Awards Nominees Announced!

Nominations for the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards® were announced tonight by The Recording Academy® on “The GRAMMY® Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night®,” which aired live on CBS. From the country category, fans got to see The Band Perry perform their new song “Independence,” Jason Aldean took the stage with Ludacris to [...] Read More

Robert Plant & Buddy Miller Win Big at 2011 AMA Awards

Robert Plant’s Band of Joy picked up album of the year honors, and Buddy Miller earned an Artist of the Year nod, during the Americana Music Association’s 10th Annual Honors and Awards tonight at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium. The event celebrated a year of the best in roots music. It opened with a moving tribute [...] Read More

Lucinda Williams, Blind Boys of Alabama To Attend the Americana Festival

Lucinda Williams, Peter Rowan, Nanci Griffith, James McMurtry and the Blind Boys of Alabama will attend the Americana Music Association Festival & Conference, to be held in Nashville October 12-15. More than twenty additional artists including Sierra Hull, Will Hoge, Marty Stuart and Matraca Berg are scheduled to appear during the event. The Americana Music [...] Read More