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George Strait, Loretta Lynn, Luke Combs, Eric Church, Josh Osborne & More Win Nashville Songwriter Awards [Photo Gallery]

George Strait, Loretta Lynn, Luke Combs, Eric Church, Josh Osborne & More Win Nashville Songwriter Awards [Photo Gallery]

The Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) hosted its 2nd annual Nashville Songwriter Awards at the Ryman Auditorium on Sept. 17. In addition to performances by Reba McEntire, Sam Hunt, Dierks Bentley, Florida Georgia Line, Chris Janson, Jason Aldean, Lee Brice, David Lee Murphy, Dean Dillon and more, the NSAI handed out a number of awards,…MORE

Loretta Lynn & George Strait to Be Honored at Nashville Songwriter Awards [Performers Include Reba, Dierks, Sam Hunt & More]

Loretta Lynn & George Strait to Be Honored at Nashville Songwriter Awards [Performers Include Reba, Dierks, Sam Hunt & More]

The 2nd annual Nashville Songwriter Awards—taking place on Sept. 17 at the Ryman Auditorium—will feature star-studded performances from Reba McEntire, Sam Hunt, Dierks Bentley, Chris Janson, Lee Brice, David Lee Murphy, Michael Ray, Dean Dillon and more. Country legend Loretta Lynn will receive the Kris Kristofferson Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of her contributions to…MORE

Loretta Lynn Looking Great During Rare Public Appearance in Nashville [Watch]

Loretta Lynn Looking Great During Rare Public Appearance in Nashville [Watch]

Since suffering a stroke in May 2017, Loretta Lynn, 87, has only made a handful of public appearances, but she stepped out on July 5 to attend Ray Stevens’ show at his Nashville theater, CabaRay—and she looked great. Ray hosted Loretta and her group at his VIP booth, where they dined and watched the newest…MORE

Watch Keith Urban Jump Out of a Cake to Fulfill Loretta Lynn’s Birthday Wish

Watch Keith Urban Jump Out of a Cake to Fulfill Loretta Lynn’s Birthday Wish

In honor of Loretta Lynn’s 87th birthday on April 14, a number of artists took part in her All-Star Birthday Celebration Concert at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on April 1, including Alan Jackson, Brandy Clark, Darius Rucker, Garth Brooks, George Strait, Jack White, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban, Little Big Town, Margo Price, Martina McBride, Miranda Lambert,…MORE

Garth Brooks: “I Wish I Was Loretta Lynn”

Garth Brooks: “I Wish I Was Loretta Lynn”

Loretta Lynn will celebrate her 87th birthday on April 14, but she will get the party started tonight (April 1) with an All-Star Birthday Celebration Concert at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. The concert will feature performances by Garth Brooks, George Strait, Alan Jackson, Brandy Clark, Darius Rucker, Jack White, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban, Little Big Town,…MORE

Loretta Lynn to Be Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award by Nashville Songwriters Association International

Loretta Lynn to Be Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award by Nashville Songwriters Association International

The Nashville Songwriters Association International announced that Loretta Lynn will be the recipient of the Kris Kristofferson Lifetime Achievement Award, which is the organization’s highest honor. The award is given in recognition to a songwriter whose works have made a significant contribution to the American songbook and who has inspired the careers of others. The…MORE

Keith Urban “Agrees” to Jump Out of a Cake to Fulfill Loretta Lynn’s Birthday Wish

Keith Urban “Agrees” to Jump Out of a Cake to Fulfill Loretta Lynn’s Birthday Wish

In honor of Loretta Lynn’s 87th birthday on April 14, a number of artists will take part in her All-Star Birthday Celebration Concert at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on April 1. The concert will feature performances by Alan Jackson, Brandy Clark, Darius Rucker, Garth Brooks, George Strait, Jack White, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban, Little Big Town,…MORE

Loretta Lynn Tribute Concert to Feature George Strait, Alan Jackson, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Garth Brooks & More

Loretta Lynn Tribute Concert to Feature George Strait, Alan Jackson, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Garth Brooks & More

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. The concert will feature performances by Alan Jackson, Brandy Clark, Darius Rucker, Garth Brooks, George Strait, Jack White, Kacey Musgraves, Keith Urban, Little Big Town,…MORE

Everything You Need to Know About Tonight’s “CMT Artists of the Year” Special

Everything You Need to Know About Tonight’s “CMT Artists of the Year” Special

From honorees and awards to performers and presenters, here’s everything a country music fan needs to know about CMT’s Artists of the Year television special. Date: Oct. 17 Time: 8 p.m. ET Location: Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center Television Station: CMT Honorees: CarrieUnderwood, Miranda Lambert, Kelsea Ballerini, Maren Morris, Little Big Town’s Karen Fairchild and Kimberly Schlapman,…MORE

Loretta Lynn to Receive CMT’s “Artist of a Lifetime” Award

Loretta Lynn to Receive CMT’s “Artist of a Lifetime” Award

Loretta Lynn will be honored with the Artist of a Lifetime award at the CMT Artists of the Year celebration on Oct. 17 at Nashville’s Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Sissy Spacek, who won an Oscar for her portrayal of Loretta in 1980’s Coal Miner’s Daughter, will present Loretta with the award. “I’m always so proud when…MORE

Loretta Lynn “Is in Good Spirits” After Falling and Breaking Her Hip

Loretta Lynn “Is in Good Spirits” After Falling and Breaking Her Hip

According to a post on Crystal Gayle’s Twitter page, her sister, Loretta Lynn, fell and broke her hip last week. “My birthday wish is for everyone to send love and prayers to my sister, Loretta Lynn, who fell and broke her hip last week,” Crystal said, in part. “I was with Loretta yesterday. She is…MORE

Loretta Lynn Makes First Public Appearance Since Her Stroke [Photo Gallery]

Loretta Lynn Makes First Public Appearance Since Her Stroke [Photo Gallery]

Five months after suffering a stroke, Loretta Lynn, 85, made her first public appearance on Sunday, Oct. 1 at the Tennessee Motorcycle and Music Revival. The four-day event, which celebrates music, motorcycles, food, art, entertainment and Southern hospitality, was held at the Loretta Lynn Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. (about 60 miles west of Nashville).…MORE

Loretta Lynn Confirms First Post-Stroke Public Appearance at Upcoming Festival

Loretta Lynn Confirms First Post-Stroke Public Appearance at Upcoming Festival

Five months after suffering a stroke, Loretta Lynn, 85, has confirmed that her first public appearance will be at the Tennessee Motorcycle and Music Revival, which takes place Sept. 28–Oct.1. “I’m gonna be there . . . I’m gonna ride in on a motorcycle, [of] course I’m not gonna be driving,” said Loretta with a…MORE

Photo Gallery: Inside Loretta Lynn’s New Hall of Fame Exhibit as Brandy Clark, Kacey Musgraves & Margo Price Honor the Icon

Photo Gallery: Inside Loretta Lynn’s New Hall of Fame Exhibit as Brandy Clark, Kacey Musgraves & Margo Price Honor the Icon

Family, friends, colleagues and industry insiders gathered at the Country Music Hall of Fame last night (Aug. 22) to celebrate Loretta Lynn’s new exhibit, Loretta Lynn: Blue Kentucky Girl. Although Loretta was not present—she hasn’t made a public appearance since suffering a stroke in May—artists Margo Price, Brandy Clark and Kacey Musgraves stepped onto the stage…MORE

Loretta Lynn’s Country Music Hall of Fame Exhibit to Open Aug. 25

Loretta Lynn’s Country Music Hall of Fame Exhibit to Open Aug. 25

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum will explore the life and career of Loretta Lynn in its new exhibit, Loretta Lynn: Blue Kentucky Girl, which opens Aug. 25 and runs through Aug. 5, 2018. “I am so excited for the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s exhibit to open this month,” said…MORE

Loretta Lynn Cancels 2017 Tour Dates, Postpones New Album Until 2018

Loretta Lynn Cancels 2017 Tour Dates, Postpones New Album Until 2018

As Loretta Lynn, 85, continues to recover from a stroke she suffered in May, she announced today (July 12) that she is canceling all 2017 tour dates and postponing the release of her new album, Wouldn’t It Be Great. Wouldn’t It Be Great, which was originally slated to drop in August 2017, will be released…MORE

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The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame will induct its Class of 2019 on Oct. 14 at the Music City Center: Dwight Yoakam, Larry Gatlin, Marcus Hummon, Kostas, Rivers Rutherford and Sharon Vaughn.