Tag Archives: Country Music Hall of Fame

Watch Dolly Parton Perform “Dumb Blonde” at the Hall of Fame Medallion Ceremony

Watch Dolly Parton Perform “Dumb Blonde” at the Hall of Fame Medallion Ceremony

On Sunday night (Oct. 16) the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum held its annual Medallion Ceremony to induct new HOF members Charlie Daniels, Randy Travis and songwriter/producer Fred Foster, who also founded Monument Records. Monument Records also happens to be the company that published Dolly Parton’s 1967 debut album, Hello, I’m Dolly, and…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

See a Sneak Peek of Charlie Daniels’ New Country Music Hall of Fame Exhibit

See a Sneak Peek of Charlie Daniels’ New Country Music Hall of Fame Exhibit

Last night (Sep. 20) Charlie Daniels spoke briefly about his humble beginnings and bold early life ambitions at the opening and special viewing of his new exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville. “At the age of almost 80 years, God has chosen to bless me with yet another wonderful blessing.…MORE

Brad Paisley Gets His Own Country Music Hall of Fame Exhibit

Brad Paisley Gets His Own Country Music Hall of Fame Exhibit

Calling all Brad Paisley fans. The singer/songwriter will soon see his life pass before his own eyes when he is honored with a Country Music Hall of Fame exhibit this fall. Brad’s exhibit will span his career from childhood, where he first performed at age 13 on WWVA’s Jamboree USA to the award-winning artist he…MORE

Charlie in Charge

Charlie in Charge

The Country Music Hall of Fame’s new exhibit, Charlie Daniels: Million Mile Reflections, will open on Sept. 23 and run through March 2017. The exhibit will feature an array of Charlie’s musical instruments, manuscripts, awards, never-before-seen photographs and more.  MORE

Alabama Rolls On Into New Exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame

Alabama Rolls On Into New Exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame

How about ya, Alabama, roll on. The most successful band in country music history, Alabama, is gearing up for the opening of their Country Music Hall of Fame exhibit later this month. The new exhibit, Alabama: Song of the South, will highlight the group’s rise to stardom and feature stage wear, instruments, awards, mementos, photographs…MORE

See a Sneak Peek of Zac Brown Band’s New Country Music Hall of Fame Exhibit

See a Sneak Peek of Zac Brown Band’s New Country Music Hall of Fame Exhibit

On Tuesday afternoon (July 19), the members of Zac Brown Band and industry insiders were treated to a sneak peek of the Country Music Hall of Fame’s new exhibit: Homegrown: Zac Brown Band. Opening on July 22 and running through July 2017, the exhibit features ZBB’s instruments, awards, song manuscripts, journals, stage wear, photos and…MORE

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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Celebrate the USA

Celebrate the USA

Old Dominion will deliver some fireworks of their own on July 4 as they co-host Westwood One’s four-hour holiday special, Celebrate the USA. Stations can air the show between July 4 and July 7, 6 a.m. to midnight. Check your local listings for air times.