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Watch Carrie Underwood Induct Kelsea Ballerini Into the Grand Ole Opry

Watch Carrie Underwood Induct Kelsea Ballerini Into the Grand Ole Opry

After Little Big Town invited Kelsea Ballerini to join the Grand Ole Opry on March 5, Carrie Underwood inducted the Tennessee native on April 16 in front of a packed Opry House. Carrie presented Kelsea with her Opry trophy, saying, in part, “The Grand Ole Opry is the heart and soul of country music.” After…MORE

Trisha Yearwood Celebrates 20th Opry Anniversary With Star-Studded Show

Trisha Yearwood Celebrates 20th Opry Anniversary With Star-Studded Show

Trisha Yearwood celebrated the 20th anniversary of her Grand Ole Opry induction with an appearance on the Opry on March 12. A number of artists attended the show to help Trisha celebrate, including Ricky Skaggs—who surprised Trisha with the invitation to the join the Opry 20 years ago; Emmylou Harris, who Trisha cites as her…MORE

Trisha Yearwood to Celebrate 20th Opry Anniversary With a Show on March 12

Trisha Yearwood to Celebrate 20th Opry Anniversary With a Show on March 12

Trisha Yearwood will celebrate the 20th anniversary of her Grand Ole Opry induction with an appearance on the Opry on March 12. Trisha, who was inducted into the Opry on March 13, 1999, by Porter Wagoner, cites the occasion as one of the seminal moments in her storied career. “My mother came [to the Opry]…MORE

Joe Diffie Celebrates 25th Anniversary as Grand Ole Opry Member

Joe Diffie Celebrates 25th Anniversary as Grand Ole Opry Member

Joe Diffie celebrated his 25th anniversary as a member of the Grand Ole Opry with a performance—and cake—during the Opry at the Ryman showcase on Jan. 25. The showcase also included performances by Vince Gill, Michael Ray, Ricky Skaggs and more. Joe, who was inducted into the Opry on Nov. 27, 1993, was a mainstay…MORE

Mark Wills Becomes Grand Ole Opry Member

Mark Wills Becomes Grand Ole Opry Member

Mark Wills’ musical dream came true on Jan. 11 when he was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry. The singer was asked to join the esteemed organization by Vince Gill on Dec. 21. “I think that the induction was a complete, 100 percent shock, so I was actually kind of proud of myself that I…MORE

2019 Bonnaroo Lineup Includes Maren Morris, John Prine, Kacey Musgraves & More

2019 Bonnaroo Lineup Includes Maren Morris, John Prine, Kacey Musgraves & More

Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival unleashed its 100-plus-artist lineup for 2019, and it includes a number of country-centric performers, including Maren Morris, Kacey Musgraves, John Prine, Ruston Kelly and more. For the second year in a row, Bonnaroo will feature the Grand Ole Opry stage, with special guests to be announced in the coming weeks.…MORE

Chris Janson Asks for Fans’ Help After Fender Guitar Is Stolen

Chris Janson Asks for Fans’ Help After Fender Guitar Is Stolen

The Grand Ole Opry’s most energetic performer, Chris Janson, needs your help. After performing at the Opry over the holiday break, Chris’ Fender guitar was stolen out of his car. Chris posted a notice on social media, saying, in part, “If anyone sees or hears about it, please notify local PD and me! Thanks y’all.…MORE

Dolly Parton Celebrates 50th Anniversary as Grand Ole Opry Member

Dolly Parton Celebrates 50th Anniversary as Grand Ole Opry Member

Stay gold, Dolly Parton. Today (Jan. 4), the Queen of Country is celebrating her golden anniversary—that’s 50 years—as a member of the Grand Ole Opry. “It was always my dream to be on the Opry,” says Dolly. “I actually got to sing on the Grand Ole Opry when I was about 10 years old. I…MORE

Grand Ole Opry Announces First New Member of 2019

Grand Ole Opry Announces First New Member of 2019

Longtime fan-favorite Mark Wills will be the newest addition to the Grand Ole Opry. Mark was invited by Vince Gill to join the venerable organization during his performance on Dec. 21. Vince surprised Mark with the invitation, saying, “We at the Opry would like to ask you to become the next member of the Grand…MORE

Dolly Parton to Celebrate 50th Anniversary as Grand Ole Opry Member in 2019

Dolly Parton to Celebrate 50th Anniversary as Grand Ole Opry Member in 2019

On Jan. 4, 2019,  Dolly Parton will celebrate her 50th anniversary as a member of the Grand Ole Opry. To commemorate the milestone accomplishment, the Opry will celebrate Dolly Week in October with a number of performances on Oct. 10, 11 and 12. Oct. 10 | Opry Country Classics featuring performances of Dolly’s No. 1…MORE

Grand Ole Opry Announces Yearlong Collaborations With Four New Artists

Grand Ole Opry Announces Yearlong Collaborations With Four New Artists

The Grand Ole Opry is rolling out a new campaign in 2019: Opry NextStage, which features yearlong collaborations with rising country artists Tegan Marie, Riley Green, Tenille Townes and Travis Denning. The collaborations will include live performances, strategic marketing support and short-form documentaries. According to the Opry, the goal is to create a “connection between…MORE

Kellie Pickler to Perform Two Opry Shows to Benefit Hurricane Relief

Kellie Pickler to Perform Two Opry Shows to Benefit Hurricane Relief

North Carolina native Kellie Pickler will give her home state a welcome monetary boost when she teams with the Grand Ole Opry on Oct. 6 for two shows to benefit those affected by Hurricane Florence. When fans order tickets using the code HCRELIEF5, $5 from every ticket sold will be donated to the American Red…MORE

Watch Reba McEntire Officially Induct Dustin Lynch Into the Grand Ole Opry

Watch Reba McEntire Officially Induct Dustin Lynch Into the Grand Ole Opry

More than six years after making his Grand Ole Opry debut on March 2, 2012, Dustin Lynch was invited by Trace Adkins to join the esteemed organization on Aug. 21. Less than one month later on Sept. 18, Dustin was officially inducted into the Opry by Reba McEntire. After Dustin had performed four of his…MORE

Dustin Lynch Invited to Join the Grand Ole Opry

Dustin Lynch Invited to Join the Grand Ole Opry

More than six years after making his Grand Ole Opry debut on March 2, 2012, Dustin Lynch was invited to join the esteemed organization during last night’s (Aug. 21) Opry showcase. Dustin received the surprise invite from Trace Adkins, who was celebrating his 15th anniversary as an Opry member. “Being a member of the Grand…MORE

Watch Dustin Lynch Perform the Biggest Hit of His Career at the Grand Ole Opry

Watch Dustin Lynch Perform the Biggest Hit of His Career at the Grand Ole Opry

Dustin Lynch recently performed the biggest hit of his career, “Small Town Boy,” at the Grand Ole Opry. The performance, which was filmed at the Opry on July 17, features Dustin crooning the tune that spent four weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Country Airplay chart in 2017, a feat no other country song…MORE

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Count On Chuck

Count On Chuck

Our buddy Chuck Wicks is filling in for a vacationing Kix Brooks on American Country Countdown this weekend. Guests include Jason Aldean, Michael Ray and Florida Georgia Line.