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Country Music Hall of Famer Bonnie Brown Dies at 77

Country Music Hall of Famer Bonnie Brown Dies at 77

Bonnie Brown Ring, one-third of the Hall of Fame group The Browns, passed away on Saturday, July 16, following complications from lung cancer. The Arkansas native was 77 years old. Bonnie’s love for music was evident at a young age and she began singing in school and at church functions. Her older siblings, Maxine and…MORE

Watch Jason Isbell Perform “Cover Me Up” at the Country Music Hall of Fame

Watch Jason Isbell Perform “Cover Me Up” at the Country Music Hall of Fame

Jason Isbell and Old Crow Medicine Show teamed up with the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development for a concert series—Soundtrack of America: Made in Tennessee—at Nashville’s Country Music Hall of Fame on Tuesday (May 24). The intimate show of mostly Music City industry folks was live streamed onto a screen in downtown Chicago, where a crowd gathered to…MORE

Zac Brown Band Gets Country Music Hall of Fame Exhibit

Zac Brown Band Gets Country Music Hall of Fame Exhibit

Zac Brown Band is all growed up. The group will be highlighted in an upcoming Country Music Hall of Fame exhibition—Homegrown: Zac Brown Band—that opens on July 22 and runs through July 2017. The exhibition will feature stage wear, instruments, song manuscripts, photos and more from the band’s personal collection. “It’s an incredible honor to…MORE

Randy Travis Is “Healing Every Day,” Says Wife Mary

Randy Travis Is “Healing Every Day,” Says Wife Mary

Randy Travis is in good spirits and “he is healing every day,” in the words of Randy’s wife, Mary Davis Travis. Mary and Randy met with selected members of the media, including Nash Country Weekly, following the announcement that Randy would become one of the new inductees to the Country Music Hall of Fame. As…MORE

There’s Nothin’ Sexier Than Manners

There’s Nothin’ Sexier Than Manners

In this episode, Lisa, Jon, Jim, Tammy and Bob sit down to quickly cover 9 topics—including the winner of our Sexiest Man survey—with only 3 minutes of discussion per topic. Show Participants Lisa Konicki, Editor in Chief Jon Freeman, Managing Editor Jim Casey, Deputy Editor Tammy Ragusa, Senior Writer Bob Paxman, Senior Writer Show Notes…MORE

Legendary Kitty Wells Dies at 92

Legendary Kitty Wells Dies at 92

Kitty Wells, “The Queen of Country Music,” has died from complications from a stroke at age 92, Monday morning (July 16). Kitty was a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, elected in 1976, and also received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1991. Born Ellen Muriel Deason, Aug. 30, 1919, in Nashville, Kitty…MORE

Waylon Jennings Dies at 64

Waylon Jennings Dies at 64

Country music and country fans lost a legend yesterday (Feb. 13, 2002) when Waylon Jennings died in his home in Phoenix, Arizona at the age of 64. Jennings had long suffered with diabetes and complications arising from the disease. In November he went to the hospital to ease suffering from peripheral vascular disease that prevented…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.