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“Darius Rucker & Friends Benefit Concert” Surpasses $1 Million Raised for St. Jude + Watch Brooks & Dunn’s Surprise Performance of “Boot Scootin’ Boogie”

“Darius Rucker & Friends Benefit Concert” Surpasses $1 Million Raised for St. Jude + Watch Brooks & Dunn’s Surprise Performance of “Boot Scootin’ Boogie”

With his eighth annual Darius & Friends Benefit Concert on Monday night (June 5) at the Ryman Auditorium, Darius Rucker surpassed $1 million raised for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The sold-out concert and auction, in conjunction with the golf tournament today (June 6), raised more than $400,000, breaking all previous records and bringing the…MORE

My, My, My

My, My, My

21 years ago today (May 18), Brooks & Dunn hit the top of the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart with “My Maria.” The 1996 tune was the duo’s 10th No. 1 on the Billboard chart. Click the pic to listen.MORE

Moon Landing

Moon Landing

25 years ago today (May 9), Brooks & Dunn’s “Neon Moon” landed at the top of Billboard’s Hot Country Singles chart. The tune, which was penned by Ronnie Dunn, was the duo’s third single to hit No. 1. Click the pic to listen to “Neon Moon.”MORE

Something for Me

Something for Me

16 years ago today (April 28), Brooks & Dunn’s “Ain’t Nothing ’Bout You” began its six-week run atop Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart.MORE

Reba McEntire Hangs With Sir Elton John and Two Other Dudes

Reba McEntire Hangs With Sir Elton John and Two Other Dudes

It’s good to be Reba. As the Oklahoma spitfire continues her two-week reign atop both Billboard’s Top Country Albums and Christian Albums charts with her new double-disc offering, Sing It Now: Song of Faith & Hope, she was in Las Vegas last night (Feb. 20) to attend Elton John’s concert at Caesars Palace. Not only…MORE

Reba, Brooks & Dunn Extend Las Vegas Residency With 12 New Dates in 2017

Reba, Brooks & Dunn Extend Las Vegas Residency With 12 New Dates in 2017

You can never have too much of a good thing . . . especially in Vegas. On that note, dig this: Reba McEntire and Brooks & Dunn have extended their Sin City residency—Reba, Brooks & Dunn: Together in Vegas—with 12 new dates at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in 2017. Since premiering the residency in…MORE

Photo Gallery: Seven Past CMA Entertainer of the Year Winners Set to Perform at CMA Awards—Reba, George, Alan, Brooks & Dunn, Vince, Charley, Alabama

Photo Gallery: Seven Past CMA Entertainer of the Year Winners Set to Perform at CMA Awards—Reba, George, Alan, Brooks & Dunn, Vince, Charley, Alabama

Your entertainment dollar will stretch a little farther during the 50th anniversary of the CMA Awards on Nov. 2 as seven former CMA Entertainer of Year winners will take the stage to perform: Alabama, Brooks & Dunn, Vince Gill, Alan Jackson, Charley Pride, Reba McEntire, and George Strait. This distinguished group of performers is among…MORE

Brand-New Men

Brand-New Men

On Sept. 7, 1991—25 years ago today—Brooks & Dunn’s debut single, “Brand New Man,” reached No. 1 on Billboard‘s Hot Country Songs chart. Penned by Kix Brooks, Ronnie Dunn and Don Cook, “Brand New Man” was the title track to the duo’s debut album, which was certified 6X-platinum.MORE

In Honor of Labor Day, the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music History: #1–10

In Honor of Labor Day, the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music History: #1–10

It’s time to clock in—we’ve got the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music. Today, Sept. 2, we’re featuring #1–10. Country music throughout the decades has not only embraced its working class roots, it’s made a point to praise them. Yes, work is tough, as Merle Haggard wrote in “Workin’ Man’s Blues” or as George…MORE

Dunn Day

Dunn Day

Happy birthday wishes to Ronnie Dunn, who turns 63 years old today (June 1). Ronnie, who teamed with Kix Brooks to form the award-winning country music duo Brooks & Dunn, is currently working on a new solo album under the Nash Icon label.MORE

Reba’s Night Out on the Town in Las Vegas

Reba’s Night Out on the Town in Las Vegas

Have you ever wondered what country stars do on their downtime? Reba McEntire, who just wrapped up another run with Brooks & Dunn at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, decided to take in a show during her night off in Sin City. Reba hit the town to attend four-time Grammy-winner Lionel Richie’s Vegas show, Lionel Richie…MORE

Kicking It in Vegas

Kicking It in Vegas

Kix Brooks, one half of the most-successful country duo of all time, Brooks & Dunn, celebrates his 61st birthday today (May 12). Kix is currently in Sin City for the Reba, Brooks & Dunn: Together in Vegas concerts on May 13 and 14.MORE

Brooks & Dunn Storm Ahead with New Music on New Album “Tight Rope”

Brooks & Dunn Storm Ahead with New Music on New Album “Tight Rope”

Originally published in the October 05, 1999 issue of Country Weekly magazine. Perhaps Brooks & Dunn should modify the ampersand in their title. Of the 13 songs on their new Tight Rope CD, Ronnie Dunn and Kix Brooks had a hand in writing all but one. Yet, these two talented songslingers didn’t co-write any of the…MORE

Top 10 Country Tours of 1998

Top 10 Country Tours of 1998

Garth Brooks worked his way to the top of the Top 10 tours list. With 105 shows, he performed at the pace of a hungry young country rookie. Other superstar acts burning up the road included Shania Twain, Brooks & Dunn and Reba McEntire. George Strait went in the opposite direction, with fewer but bigger…MORE

Top 10 Country Albums of 1998

Top 10 Country Albums of 1998

Garth Brooks and LeAnn Rimes each had two of the 10 best-selling albums in 1998 — three for Garth if you count his contribution to the Hope Floats soundtrack. But it wasn’t much of a year for new artists — only the Dixie Chicks enjoyed a breakthrough — or for new albums: half of the…MORE

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Still Rings True

Still Rings True

Keith Whitley’s new exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame will open on May 3. Photo courtesy Jim Shea/CMHOF