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Marty Stuart’s 3 Artist-in-Residence Shows at the Hall of Fame to Feature Chris Stapleton, John Prine, Emmylou Harris & More on Select Dates

Marty Stuart’s 3 Artist-in-Residence Shows at the Hall of Fame to Feature Chris Stapleton, John Prine, Emmylou Harris & More on Select Dates

Following in the footsteps of country music luminaries like Kris Kristofferson, Vince Gill, Alan Jackson, Rosanne Cash and more, Marty Stuart will be the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s 16th artist-in-residence Marty will perform three themed shows in the museum’s CMA Theater on Sept. 11 (The Pilgrim), Sept. 18 (Psychedelic Jam-Bo-Ree) and Sept.…MORE

More Performers Added to the Merle Haggard Tribute Concert, Including Chris Janson, Tanya Tucker, Jake Owen & Aaron Lewis

More Performers Added to the Merle Haggard Tribute Concert, Including Chris Janson, Tanya Tucker, Jake Owen & Aaron Lewis

More than 25 stars—including newly announced Rodney Crowell, Buddy Miller, Jake Owen, Aaron Lewis, Tanya Tucker and Chris Janson—will come together at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on April 6 for a Merle Haggard tribute concert. Dubbed Sing Me Back Home: The Music of Merle Haggard, the concert will also feature performances from Willie Nelson, Keith Richards, Kenny…MORE

Carrie Underwood Celebrates Her 100th Appearance on the “Grand Ole Opry”

Carrie Underwood Celebrates Her 100th Appearance on the “Grand Ole Opry”

The Grand Ole Opry has played a prominent role in Carrie Underwood’s life for many years. As a child growing up in Oklahoma, Carrie watched the Grand Ole Opry on television at her grandparents’ house. In 2005, Carrie made her Opry debut two weeks after winning American Idol. Less than three years later in 2008,…MORE

Merle Haggard Tribute Concert Will Feature Willie Nelson, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert & More Than a Dozen Other Stars

Merle Haggard Tribute Concert Will Feature Willie Nelson, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert & More Than a Dozen Other Stars

More than a dozen stars—and more to be announced soon—will come together at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on April 6 for a Merle Haggard tribute concert. Dubbed Sing Me Back Home: The Music of Merle Haggard, the concert will feature performances from Willie Nelson, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, John Mellencamp, Dierks Bentley, Loretta Lynn, Hank Williams…MORE

Family Tradition: 30 Country Stars Share Their Favorite Thanksgiving Traditions, Including Tim McGraw, Cole Swindell, Chris Young & More

Family Tradition: 30 Country Stars Share Their Favorite Thanksgiving Traditions, Including Tim McGraw, Cole Swindell, Chris Young & More

From food and family to football and friends, we asked some of country music’s biggest stars about their favorite Thanksgiving tradition. Check out what they had to say. “We’ve always had a close family, so the holidays—whether it’s Thanksgiving or Christmas—are really the only times we get to get together as a family. Just sitting…MORE

Happy Anniversary

Happy Anniversary

Happy 19th wedding anniversary to Marty Stuart and Connie Smith. The country music-loving couple was wed on July 8, 1997, at the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.MORE

Connie Smith’s “Once a Day” Made Country Music History

Connie Smith’s “Once a Day” Made Country Music History

Connie Smith, an everyday housewife living in a small Ohio town, found herself heading for country stardom when she entered a talent contest in Columbus, Ohio, in 1963. She impressed one of the judges, Bill Anderson, who offered to help her land a recording contract in Nashville. The rest is an important chapter in country…MORE

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Music Event of Summer

Music Event of Summer

Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini will once again co-host CMA Fest’s prime-time TV concert special on ABC on Aug. 4 at 7 p.m. CT.