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Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame to Induct Dwight Yoakam, Larry Gatlin, Marcus Hummon & More in Class of 2019

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame to Induct Dwight Yoakam, Larry Gatlin, Marcus Hummon & More in Class of 2019

The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame announced its Class of 2019 on Aug. 7: Larry Gatlin, Dwight Yoakam, Marcus Hummon, Kostas, Rivers Rutherford and Sharon Vaughn. Class of 2019 (with partial songwriting credits) Songwriters Marcus Hummon: “Cowboy Take Me Away” (The Dixie Chicks), “Born To Fly” (Sara Evans) and “Bless The Broken Road” (Rascal Flatts)…MORE

PBS to Air “Country Music: Live at the Ryman” Concert With Dwight Yoakam, Dierks Bentley, Rosanne Cash, Vince Gill & More [Set List]

PBS to Air “Country Music: Live at the Ryman” Concert With Dwight Yoakam, Dierks Bentley, Rosanne Cash, Vince Gill & More [Set List]

After an eight-year exploration, Ken Burns’ 16-hour Country Music documentary will premiere on PBS on Sept. 15. In celebration of the new film, PBS will air its all-star concert, Country Music: Live at the Ryman, on Sept. 8. Recorded at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium in March, the concert will feature performances by Dierks Bentley, Rosanne Cash,…MORE

Nominees for the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Class of 2019 Include Dwight Yoakam, Brad Paisley, Toby Keith & More

Nominees for the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Class of 2019 Include Dwight Yoakam, Brad Paisley, Toby Keith & More

The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame announced the nominees for its Class of 2019. This year’s nominees include eight songwriters and four songwriter/artists: Songwriter Shawn Camp Ed Hill Marcus Hummon Archie Jordan Kostas Rivers Rutherford Ronnie Rogers Jerry Salley Songwriter/Artist Toby Keith Brad Paisley Eddy Raven Dwight Yoakam Two songwriters and one songwriter/artist, elected by…MORE

19 of Our Favorite Photos From CMA Fest’s Four Nights at Nissan Stadium

19 of Our Favorite Photos From CMA Fest’s Four Nights at Nissan Stadium

CMA Fest 2018 may be gone, but it’s not forgotten. Check out 19 of our favorite photos from four nights at Nissan Stadium, including pics of Brothers Osborne, Dan + Shay, Darius Rucker, Jason Aldean, Blake Shelton, Brett Young, Carrie Underwood, Luke Combs, Chris Stapleton, Dustin Lynch, Jon Pardi, Kelsea Ballerini, Lee Ann Womack, Dierks…MORE

Turn It On, Turn It Up, Turn Me Loose: Dwight Yoakam to Curate New SiriusXM Channel

Turn It On, Turn It Up, Turn Me Loose: Dwight Yoakam to Curate New SiriusXM Channel

Dwight Yoakam will curate a new channel on SiriusXM, Dwight Yoakam & The Bakersfield Beat, which will feature music from his career as well his musical friends and heroes, including Buck Owens, The Byrds, The Blasters, Eagles and more. Dwight’s new channel will launch this spring, with a special preview airing Feb. 23–26 on SiriusXM’s…MORE

Honky-Tonk Birthday

Honky-Tonk Birthday

Happy 61st birthday to the hip-shaking, music-making, Stetson-wearing, Sling Blade-swearing Dwight Yoakam, the most talented man to ever don a pair of painted-on bluejeans.MORE

Watch Dwight Yoakam Perform “Little Sister,” “Please, Please Baby” & More From Special SiriusXM Concert

Watch Dwight Yoakam Perform “Little Sister,” “Please, Please Baby” & More From Special SiriusXM Concert

Dwight Yoakam performed a special concert for SiriusXM last night (Aug. 30) at the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett, N.Y. The hip-shaking country music superstar treated listeners to signature songs from his 30-plus-year career, including “Please, Please Baby,” as well a few covers from his vast repertoire, including “Little Queenie,” which Chuck Berry recorded in 1959,…MORE

Dwight Yoakam to Perform Special Concert on SiriusXM on Aug. 30

Dwight Yoakam to Perform Special Concert on SiriusXM on Aug. 30

Dwight Yoakam will perform a special concert for SiriusXM on Aug. 30 at the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett, N.Y. The hip-shaking country music superstar will treat listeners to signature songs from his 30-plus-year career, as well a few covers from his vast repertoire. The private performance will air live on Aug. 30 on SiriusXM’s Outlaw…MORE

50 Country Songs to Get You Through Your Next Summer Road Trip [Playlist]

50 Country Songs to Get You Through Your Next Summer Road Trip [Playlist]

A quick Google search for “road trip country songs” will get you a list of songs featuring “road” in the title. While we enjoy Willie Nelson’s “On the Road Again” and Brooks & Dunn’s “Red Dirt Road” as much as anyone, we decided to dig a little deeper to create a 50-song playlist for your…MORE

Martin Guitars Unveils Two New Signature Guitars by Dwight Yoakam and John Prine

Martin Guitars Unveils Two New Signature Guitars by Dwight Yoakam and John Prine

Martin Guitars announced the debut of two new signature guitars today (Jan. 3): the Dwight Yoakam DD28 and the D-28 John Prine. The acoustic guitar manufacturer teamed up with the two legendary country singer/songwriters on two models that will be unveiled at Winter NAMM in Anaheim, Calif., on Jan. 19–22, 2017, both of which have…MORE

Holiday Playlist: The 10 Manliest Christmas Songs This Side of Paradise

Holiday Playlist: The 10 Manliest Christmas Songs This Side of Paradise

What would the Christmas season be without music? It’s the soundtrack for trimming the tree, wrapping presents and cooking Christmas dinner. While those activities are fun for a lot of folks and Martina McBride’s White Christmas is must-have musical accompaniment, I decided to create the manliest of holiday playlists, perfect for listening to while splitting…MORE

Dwight Yoakam Reflects on 20 Years of “Sling Blade”—“One of the Seminal Moments of My Life as an Artist”

Dwight Yoakam Reflects on 20 Years of “Sling Blade”—“One of the Seminal Moments of My Life as an Artist”

With appearances in more than 30 feature films and television shows, including Panic Room, Wedding Crashers and Under the Dome, Dwight Yoakam’s acting chops are as lethal as his onstage dance moves. Speaking of lethal, Dwight’s performance as abusive boyfriend Doyle Hargraves in 1996’s Sling Blade, which was written and directed by Billy Bob Thornton,…MORE

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