Charley Pride Donates Items to National Museum of African American History and Culture

Charley Pride has donated several personal items to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, set to open in 2015, reports the Shreveport Times. The son of Mississippi sharecroppers, Charley’s love of country music helped propel him to become one of country music’s biggest stars. “Obviously, the one thing that stands out [...] Read More

Tim McGraw’s Life Turned Into a Comic Book

Tim McGraw is a star on the stage and the silver screen and is now set to take make a splash in the comic book world, reports Coventry Telegraph. Tim’s journey from childhood to country music stardom will be chronicled in Bluewater Productions’ biographical comic FAME: Tim McGraw, due out in September. The comic was [...] Read More

Loretta Lynn Honored By Grammy & Tribute Album

Last week, Loretta Lynn got doubly good news when her “Coal Miner’s Daughter” was entered into the National Recording Registry and Vintage Books announced it was re-releasing her autobiography in September. Now her autumn schedule is looking even more attractive. The Recording Academy has announced that Loretta will be recognized during the second Grammy Salute To Country Music Oct. 12 at the historic Ryman Auditorium. During the night, she’ll receive the Recording Academy President’s Merit Award. She’ll also be given her Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award; she was unable to attend in January when the Academy recognized her — alongside Bobby Darin and Michael Jackson — with that honor in January. Read More