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In Honor of Loretta Lynn’s 85th Birthday, We’ve Got 8.5 of Her Best Songs That Prove She’s the Baddest Woman in Country Music History

In Honor of Loretta Lynn’s 85th Birthday, We’ve Got 8.5 of Her Best Songs That Prove She’s the Baddest Woman in Country Music History

Few country music artists can claim a career spanning 50-plus years, but golden gal Loretta Lynn sure can. Since releasing her debut album, Loretta Lynn Sings, in 1963, the “Coal Miner’s Daughter” has been hard at work for more than a half-century doing what she loves: making music. Loretta’s songs about the domestic hardships of…MORE

More Performers Added to the Merle Haggard Tribute Concert, Including Chris Janson, Tanya Tucker, Jake Owen & Aaron Lewis

More Performers Added to the Merle Haggard Tribute Concert, Including Chris Janson, Tanya Tucker, Jake Owen & Aaron Lewis

More than 25 stars—including newly announced Rodney Crowell, Buddy Miller, Jake Owen, Aaron Lewis, Tanya Tucker and Chris Janson—will come together at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on April 6 for a Merle Haggard tribute concert. Dubbed Sing Me Back Home: The Music of Merle Haggard, the concert will also feature performances from Willie Nelson, Keith Richards, Kenny…MORE

Merle Haggard Tribute Concert Will Feature Willie Nelson, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert & More Than a Dozen Other Stars

Merle Haggard Tribute Concert Will Feature Willie Nelson, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert & More Than a Dozen Other Stars

More than a dozen stars—and more to be announced soon—will come together at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on April 6 for a Merle Haggard tribute concert. Dubbed Sing Me Back Home: The Music of Merle Haggard, the concert will feature performances from Willie Nelson, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, John Mellencamp, Dierks Bentley, Loretta Lynn, Hank Williams…MORE

VOTE: Who Should Win the Grammy for Best Country Album?

VOTE: Who Should Win the Grammy for Best Country Album?

Will it be Brandy Clark, Maren Morris, Sturgill Simpson, Loretta Lynn or Keith Urban taking home the Grammy Award for Best Country Album? Any way you slice it, country music will be well represented at the 2017 Grammys, hosted by James Corden on Sunday, Feb. 12, on CBS at 8 p.m. EST. With the Grammy’s…MORE

The 10 Most Controversial Songs in Country Music History

The 10 Most Controversial Songs in Country Music History

Controversy can be a double-edged sword in country music. On the one hand, some spirited conversation about a song or album can elevate an artist’s profile, particularly in our present on-demand world. On the other, there’s a real risk of being banished from radio. Here are 10 of country music’s most controversial tunes, in order…MORE

Crystal Gayle Becomes the Newest Member of the Grand Ole Opry

Crystal Gayle Becomes the Newest Member of the Grand Ole Opry

When Crystal Gayle made her debut performance on the Grand Ole Opry 50 years ago, she was a wide-eyed, nervous teenager. On Saturday night (Jan. 21), Crystal still felt a twinge of the nerves, but for an entirely different reason. She was about to become an official member of the Grand Ole Opry. And as…MORE

Loretta Lynn to Be Featured in New Country Music Hall of Fame Exhibit

Loretta Lynn to Be Featured in New Country Music Hall of Fame Exhibit

Today (Jan. 11), the Country Music Hall of Fame continued its weeklong unveiling of new 2017 exhibits with the announcement that Hall of Fame member Loretta Lynn will be featured in her own exhibit that opens on Aug. 25, 2017, and runs through June 11, 2018. Today’s news follows the previous announcements on Jan. 9…MORE

Vote Now: Best Country Album of 2016

Vote Now: Best Country Album of 2016

With more than 150 new country albums dropping in 2016, Nash Country Daily had its hands full trying to pick the best ones. We narrowed the list down to 10 albums, and now it’s up to you to help us decide who reigns supreme. Vote now for your favorite album of 2016. Polls close on…MORE

Jennifer Nettles, Brett Eldredge, Kelsea Ballerini, Trisha Yearwood and More Celebrate a “CMA Country Christmas” [Photo Gallery]

Jennifer Nettles, Brett Eldredge, Kelsea Ballerini, Trisha Yearwood and More Celebrate a “CMA Country Christmas” [Photo Gallery]

Christmas is right around the corner and Jennifer Nettles and friends are getting the holiday started early with special performances on a CMA Country Christmas, airing Nov. 28 on ABC. Jennifer returns for the seventh consecutive year as host of the holiday special, sharing the stage to recreate collaborations from her Christmas album—To Celebrate Christmas—including…MORE

Album Releases

Album Releases

A handful of new albums are available today (Oct. 7), including Mo Pitney’s Behind This Guitar, Brent Cobb’s Shine On Rainy Day, Tucker Beathard’s Fight Like Hell (EP) and Loretta Lynn’s White Christmas.MORE

Faith Hill and Tim McGraw To Be Inducted Into Music City Walk of Fame

Faith Hill and Tim McGraw To Be Inducted Into Music City Walk of Fame

For Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, Christmas has come early. Country’s hottest couple will be the next country superstars to be inducted into the Music City Walk of Fame. The Music City Walk of Fame—created in 2006— is a tribute to artists of all genres who have contributed to the world through song and made…MORE

Loretta Lynn Postpones Shows to Recover From Fall

Loretta Lynn Postpones Shows to Recover From Fall

Loretta Lynn announced that she will have to postpone several upcoming concerts after suffering injuries due to a recent fall. The legendary singer had a concert scheduled at her Hurricane Mills ranch on Sept. 3 but was unable to perform because she was at home recuperating. According to Nashville’s Channel 2 local news—who spoke with…MORE

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Honky Tonk Girl

Honky Tonk Girl

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 featuring performances by Alan Jackson, Garth Brooks, George Strait, Miranda Lambert, Trisha Yearwood and more.