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Opry Pride

Opry Pride

24 years ago today on May 1, 1993, Charley Pride became the first African-American singer to be inducted into the Grand Ole Opry.MORE

Charley Pride Honored With 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award From the Recording Academy

Charley Pride Honored With 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award From the Recording Academy

After 50 years as a recording artist, Charley Pride can add another feather to the cap of his Hall of Fame career: the Recording Academy will honor Charley with its 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award. Charley, a three-time Grammy winner, is considered country music’s first African-American superstar. He signed to RCA Victor in 1967 and earned…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

Photo Gallery: Randy Travis, Charlie Daniels and Fred Foster Inducted Into the Country Music Hall of Fame

Photo Gallery: Randy Travis, Charlie Daniels and Fred Foster Inducted Into the Country Music Hall of Fame

Tonight (Oct. 16) the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum held their annual Medallion Ceremony to formally induct this year’s new members. “Modern Era Artist” category: Randy Travis “Veteran Era Artist” category: Charlie Daniels “Non-Performer” category: Fred Foster, Monument Records founder The event took place at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville and…MORE

Pride-Full Weekend

Pride-Full Weekend

This weekend, Charley Pride fans can catch the multi-platinum-selling singer on a two-hour radio special airing on SiriusXM. Tune in to Channel 59 as Charley sits down with host Charlie Monk in celebration of the Country Music Hall of Fame member’s 50th year in music. Friday, July 29, 10 a.m. & 6 p.m. ET Saturday,…MORE

Big Kiss

Big Kiss

45 years ago today (July 28), Charley Pride recorded his signature hit, “Kiss an Angel Good Mornin’,” at Nashville’s RCA Studios. Charley released the tune in October, and by December it was No. 1 on Billboard‘s Hot Country Singles chart. photo by Mitch Peyser/StarVista LIVEMORE

Pride of Country

Pride of Country

Charley Pride will sit down with Dan Rather for The Big Interview on Monday, June 20. Tune it at 10:30 a.m. ET on AXS TV to catch the show.MORE

Daily Dose

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.