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Jo Dee Messina Diagnosed With Cancer & Will Begin Treatment This Fall

Jo Dee Messina Diagnosed With Cancer & Will Begin Treatment This Fall

Jo Dee Messina has been diagnosed with cancer and has cancelled all tour dates after Oct. 7. Jo Dee will begin treatment this fall. The news was shared via a post by “Team JDM” on Jo Dee’s website. Included in the post was a lyric video for Jo Dee’s new song, “Here,” which she penned…MORE

Joey+Rory’s Joey Martin Feek Dies at the Age of 40

Joey+Rory’s Joey Martin Feek Dies at the Age of 40

Originally published on the Nash Country Weekly website.  Nash Country Weekly is saddened to learn of the passing of Joey+Rory’s Joey Martin Feek. Joey died March 4, 2016, at 2:30 p.m. in hospice in her hometown of Alexandria, Ind., after a two-year battle with cancer. Joey’s husband and duet partner, Rory, made the announcement on…MORE

Alan Jackson Makes Fan Joshua “J-Dub” John Waldrop’s Dream a Reality

Alan Jackson Makes Fan Joshua “J-Dub” John Waldrop’s Dream a Reality

Originally published in the June 29, 2015 issue of Country Weekly magazine. There was no press conference. This was no marketing tactic designed to elevate Alan Jackson’s career. He doesn’t need it. You won’t read an interview or quotes from Alan here. We were just silent observers to one of those life-changing magical moments. It…MORE

Mel McDaniel Dead at 68

Mel McDaniel Dead at 68

Mel McDaniel, a member of the Grand Ole Opry who was best-known for his 1981 hit “Baby’s Got Her Blue Jeans On,” died March 31 at age 68 after battling cancer. A native of Checotah, Okla., Mel moved to Nashville and landed jobs as a demo singer and songwriter before signing to Capitol Records in…MORE

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New Albums

New Albums

New albums dropping on Nov. 16 include Montgomery Gentry’s 20 Years of Hits and Kip Moore’s Room to Spare: The Acoustic Sessions.