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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

Brooks & Dunn: Country Music’s No. 1 Duo Keeps Their Feet on the Ground

Brooks & Dunn: Country Music’s No. 1 Duo Keeps Their Feet on the Ground

Originally published in the November 1, 1994 issue of Country Weekly magazine.  After three years as country music’s hottest duo, has Brooks & Dunn got two big heads? Not on your life. “We’re both way too realistic and neurotic about this business to assume for a second that stardom has set in,” Ronnie Dunn told…MORE

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Honky Tonk Girl

Honky Tonk Girl

Loretta Lynn will celebrate her 87th birthday on April 14, but she will get the party started on April 1 with an All-Star Birthday Celebration Concert at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena featuring performances by Alan Jackson, Garth Brooks, George Strait, Miranda Lambert, Trisha Yearwood and more.