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Country Weekly 2016 Issue Archive

Country Weekly 2016 Issue Archive

2016-01-04_CW0116 Luke Bryan 2016-01-11_CW0216 Kenny Rogers 2016-01-18_CW0316 Miranda Lambert-Kenny-Chesney 2016-01-25_CW0416 Keith Urban: American Idol’s Last Stand 2016-02-01_CW0516 Reba McEntire: A “Fancy” Forty 2016-02-08_CW0616 Hank Williams-Jr 2016-02-15_CW0716 Tim McGraw & Faith Hill 2016-02-22_CW0816 Best Dressed Women 2016-02-29_CW0916 Vince Gill 2016-03-07_CW1016 Music Madness 2016-03-14_CW1116 Loretta Lynn 2016-03-21_CW1216 Election 201 Dwight Yoakam and Alan Jackson 2016-03-28_CW1316 Joey Rory…MORE

Merle Haggard, 1937—2016

Merle Haggard, 1937—2016

Originally published in the April 25, 2016 issue of Country Weekly magazine.  Merle Haggard was a country music icon. In an era when the term is often used excessively and incorrectly, Merle embodied the term like few other entertainers. The entire music world lost a true legend when Merle died on April 6, 2016—his 79th…MORE

Stars Remember Merle Haggard

Stars Remember Merle Haggard

Originally published in the April 25, 2016 issue of Country Weekly magazine. The country music world took to Twitter to pay their respects to the country icon. “Literally just fell to the floor. Can’t believe we lost the Hag. RIP Merle Haggard.” —Dierks Bentley “Love and prayers for the Haggard family. Merle was a pioneer…MORE

A Thousand Horses Is Taking Its Success In Stride … “Full” Stride

A Thousand Horses Is Taking Its Success In Stride … “Full” Stride

Originally published in the April 4, 2016 issue of Country Weekly magazine. In equine parlance, a “bombproof” horse is one that doesn’t spook, mainly because it has been exposed to a variety of sensory stimuli. As a result, the horse is much calmer and performs better on big stages like the Kentucky Derby. Race fans…MORE

Nash Music Madness 2016 Champion Announced: Carrie Underwood

Nash Music Madness 2016 Champion Announced: Carrie Underwood

Originally published in the April 4, 2016 issue of Country Weekly magazine. The Nash Music Madness 2016 Champion is Carrie Underwood (Oklahoma) Grammy Best Country Solo Performance nom. CMA Female Vocalist of the Year nom. Billboard No. 1 Album With the poise and confidence of a defending champion, Carrie Underwood dominated our Music Madness competition…MORE

Vince Gill Goes Full Speed Ahead with New Album, “Down To My Last Bad Habit”

Vince Gill Goes Full Speed Ahead with New Album, “Down To My Last Bad Habit”

Originally published in the Feb. 29, 2016 issue of Country Weeklymagazine. It’s a weekday morning in Nashville, and Vince Gill’s house is filling up with guests. Two photographers shuffle through the main hallway, their arms loaded down with camera equipment. A member of Vince’s PR team rushes out the front door, greeting the journalists who’ve come to…MORE

All Natalie Stovall Needed Was a Little “Heartbreak” to Get Back On Course

All Natalie Stovall Needed Was a Little “Heartbreak” to Get Back On Course

Originally published in the Feb. 29, 2016 issue of Country Weekly magazine. Natalie Stovall has arrived, both in the literal sense and figurative sense. Literally, the petite songstress with a ferocious blond mane has just walked into Nashville’s newest watering hole, Bar Sovereign, in the trendy SoBro (South of Broadway) neighborhood for a casual sit-down.…MORE

Love Struck: Country’s Cutest Couples Spread theLove in 2016

Love Struck: Country’s Cutest Couples Spread theLove in 2016

Originally published in the February 15, 2016 issue of Country Weekly magazine. Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, is right around the corner, and that means love is in the air. While a few of country’s loveliest couples called it quits in 2015, we’re all about spreading the love this year. From brand-new relationships to half-century-long unions,…MORE

Charles Kelley: Changing Lanes

Charles Kelley: Changing Lanes

Looking to prove himself—and have some fun—Lady Antebellum’s Charles Kelley turns down an unknown road for his solo debut, The Driver.MORE

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Lady Antebellum will be the musical guest on Late Night With Seth Meyers on Sept. 19. Tune in to NBC at 11:35 p.m. CT.