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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

In Honor of Labor Day, the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music History: #1–10

In Honor of Labor Day, the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music History: #1–10

It’s time to clock in—we’ve got the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music. Today, Sept. 2, we’re featuring #1–10. Country music throughout the decades has not only embraced its working class roots, it’s made a point to praise them. Yes, work is tough, as Merle Haggard wrote in “Workin’ Man’s Blues” or as George…MORE

Loretta Lynn Opens Up About Her Past in PBS Documentary “Still a Mountain Girl”

Loretta Lynn Opens Up About Her Past in PBS Documentary “Still a Mountain Girl”

Loretta Lynn is the subject of a revealing new documentary on PBS premiering today (March 4)—the same day her brand-new album, Full Circle, comes out. Called American Masters—Loretta Lynn: Still a Mountain Girl, the two-hour program is part of a series that has previously uncovered the stories of legends like B.B. King and will next focus on…MORE

Loretta Lynn to Release First New Album in Over 10 Years, “Full Circle”

Loretta Lynn to Release First New Album in Over 10 Years, “Full Circle”

Loretta Lynn last released an original studio album in 2004, the acclaimed and award-winning Van Lear Rose. But now, 12 years later, Loretta is giving fans a new album titled Full Circle, set to be released on March 4, 2016. The album promises to live up to the title, as it takes listeners through Lorettas musical…MORE

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New Albums

New Albums

New albums dropping on Nov. 16 include Montgomery Gentry’s 20 Years of Hits and Kip Moore’s Room to Spare: The Acoustic Sessions.