Rewind 2011: No. 1 – Stage Collapses Before Sugarland’s Indiana State Fair Performance

Moments before Sugarland was scheduled to take the stage at the Indiana State Fair on August 13, a deadly storm with wind gusts of 60-70 mph rolled in, causing the main stage to collapse. Seven people were killed and dozens more were injured. This raw video clip posted by a concert-goer on YouTube shows the [...] Read More

Rewind 2011: No. 2 – Country Stars Raise Money for Tornado Victims

When tornadoes ravaged the southeast in the spring, country stars picked up their guitars and went to work, raising money through a series of concerts and benefits to aid recovery and relief efforts. Tornadoes struck seven states in the South, killing 329 people and destroying entire communities. Alabama spearheaded ‘BAMA RISING: A Benefit Concert for [...] Read More

Rewind 2011: No. 3 – Blake & Miranda Get Married!

There was more than one Royal Wedding in 2011. The world’s eyes may have been on Prince William and Kate Middleton, but the May 14th wedding of Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert were the nuptials that had country fans buzzing. The couple tied the knot at the Don Strange Ranch in Texas in front of [...] Read More

Rewind 2011: No. 4 – Glen Campbell Diagnosed With Alzheimer’s

In June, Glen Campbell revealed in an exclusive interview with People magazine that he has Alzheimer’s disease. The “Rhinestone Cowboy” singer and his wife, Kim, decided to go public with Glen’s diagnosis because they wanted his fans to know what was wrong. “Glen is still an awesome guitar player and singer,” Kim said. “But if [...] Read More

Rewind 2011: No. 5 – Trace Adkins Loses Home in Fire

Trace Adkins lost his Brentwood, Tennessee home to a fire on June 4. Trace was on a flight to Alaska and his wife, Rhonda, was traveling home from Atlanta when the fire broke out. The couple’s three daughters were home, but they had a fire plan in place and the three children and their nanny [...] Read More