ACM Announces All-Star Salute to the Troops

The Academy of Country Music and dick clark productions have announced ACM PRESENTS:  AN ALL-STAR SALUTE TO THE TROOPS, a concert event featuring some of the biggest names in country music paying tribute to our armed forces, will be broadcast Tuesday, May 20 (9:00-11:00 p.m., ET/PT) on CBS.  The special will be taped Monday, April [...] Read More

Dierks Bentley: The Common Man’s Poet

There is no doubt that Dierks Bentley has a lot of fun making music, especially when he’s onstage. But despite the late nights playing for fans that are more like a party than a day at the office, he takes his work as a singer and songwriter seriously. “My job is to be a poet [...] Read More

Kacey Musgraves & Darius Rucker Big Winners at 2014 GRAMMYs

Kacey Musgraves was country music’s big winner at Sunday night’s 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards. She picked up three awards in total, including Best Country Album for her debut album, Same Trailer Different Park. She also won the GRAMMY for Best Country Song for “Merry Go ‘Round” as both the song’s writer and performer. PHOTOS: 2014 [...] Read More

Billboard‘s Top 10 Songs of the Last 25 Years

The Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart, which began charting country songs in January 1944, is celebrating its 70th birthday. In honor of the genre’s ever growing popularity, Billboard is honoring the chart’s anniversary by taking a look at the Top 70 country songs of the last 25 years. The list is varied, with newcomers and [...] Read More

Merle Haggard, Blake Shelton & More to Perform at GRAMMY Awards

The first round of performers for the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards have been announced and they have a strong country flavor. Merle Haggard, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson and Blake Shelton will join together for a special “GRAMMY Moment.” Hosted by LL COOL J, the GRAMMYS will air live on CBS on Sunday, January 26 at [...] Read More