Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris, Heart & Jason Mraz to Headline Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s Fundraiser

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s All for the Hall fundraiser will return to Los Angeles for the first time in nearly three years on Tuesday, March 4, at Club Nokia. It will again follow a “guitar pull” format, featuring performances by Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris, Heart and Jason Mraz. Actress Rita Wilson [...] Read More

Cracker Barrel to Release Deluxe Edition of Vince Gill & Paul Franklin’s Bakersfield

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store will release Bakersfield: Deluxe Edition, an exclusive and expanded edition of Vince Gill and famed steel guitarist Paul Franklin’s Bakersfield tribute album, on January 27. The duo pays tribute to the famous sound by performing songs from Buck Owens and Merle Haggard, two of Bakersfield’s most famous musicians. Read our [...] Read More

Top 50 Country Videos of 2013

Each year, we ask fans to help choose the best country music videos of the year for our year-end Top 50 Country Countdown. The fans have spoken and Blake Shelton tops the chart for the fourth year in a row, this time with “Boys ‘Round Here.” Last Year, fans voted Blake at No. 1 with [...] Read More

2013 Rewind: No. 5 – Country Stars Aid Tornado & Boston Marathon Victims

One of the cornerstones of country music is giving back. When disaster struck in 2013, country’s biggest stars were there to offer their support. When an E5 tornado ripped through Moore, Oklahoma on May 20, 2013, killing 23 people and injuring 377 and leaving the town in ruins, country stars — many of whom hail [...] Read More

2013 Rewind: No. 10 – Country Music Goes International

Country music had a bigger international presence than ever before in 2013. The Country Music Association played a big part in spreading country music across the globe, going back across the pond with its CMA Songwriter Series and holding its first International Country Music Marketing Summit. Chris Young, Kristian Bush, Brett James and Bob DiPiero [...] Read More