Poet Maya Angelou Reveals Her Favorite Country Stars

Maya Angelou is a poet, educator, singer, dancer, actress, composer and Hollywood’s first female black director. She is also a huge country music fan. She talked with Parade about her favorite country acts and even admitted to having a crush on a few country stars. “I’ve been seriously affected by the breakup of Brooks & Dunn,” [...] Read More

Mel Tillis Awarded the National Medal of Arts by President Obama

Mel Tillis has received the National Medal of Arts, presented to him Feb. 13 by President Barack Obama during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House. Also honored were actor Al Pacino, artist Will Barnett, author Rita Dove, curator, collector and arts patron Emily Rauth Pulitzer, sculptor Martin Puryear, pianist André Watts, and the United Service Organization. “I’ve [...] Read More