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CMA Awards Announce Additional Performers, Including Chris Stapleton, Maren Morris, Lauren Alaina, Brad Paisley & More

CMA Awards Announce Additional Performers, Including Chris Stapleton, Maren Morris, Lauren Alaina, Brad Paisley & More

The Country Music Association announced another round of performers for the 52nd annual CMA Awards: Lauren Alaina, Brad Paisley, Ricky Skaggs, and Chris Stapleton with Maren Morris and Mavis Staples. Previously announced performers include Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Dan + Shay, Old Dominion, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Dierks Bentley with Brothers Osborne, Florida…MORE

Watch Ricky Skaggs Play “Will the Circle Be Unbroken” on Bill Monroe’s Mandolin at His Hall of Fame Induction

Watch Ricky Skaggs Play “Will the Circle Be Unbroken” on Bill Monroe’s Mandolin at His Hall of Fame Induction

The Country Music Hall of Fame formally inducted three new members on Oct. 21: Ricky Skaggs (modern era), Dottie West (veteran era, decreased) and Johnny Gimble (musician, deceased). A number of Hall of Fame members and other country artists were in attendance for the celebration, including Randy Travis, Charlie Daniels, Garth Brooks, Vince Gill, Emmylou…MORE

Ricky Skaggs Inducted Into Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame

Ricky Skaggs Inducted Into Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame

Ricky Skaggs was inducted into the IBMA Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame on Sept. 27. Ricky was inducted with Paul Williams, Tom T. Hall and the late Dixie Hall at the 29th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards in Raleigh, N.C. Marty Stuart had the honor of officially inducting Ricky into the esteemed organization. “He’s a…MORE

Charlie Daniels Tribute to Air on Aug. 19 Featuring Performances by Chris Young, Travis Tritt, Alabama, Chris Janson, Skynyrd & More

Charlie Daniels Tribute to Air on Aug. 19 Featuring Performances by Chris Young, Travis Tritt, Alabama, Chris Janson, Skynyrd & More

Volunteer Jam XX: A Tribute to Charlie Daniels will air on AXS TV on Aug. 19 at 10 p.m. ET. Since its inception in 1974, Charlie’s Volunteer Jam has brought together some of music’s biggest stars. This year’s Jam, which was recorded on March 7 at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, featured performances by Charlie Daniels, Chris…MORE

Chris Stapleton, Kip Moore, Ricky Skaggs & More Added to ACM Honors Ceremony

Chris Stapleton, Kip Moore, Ricky Skaggs & More Added to ACM Honors Ceremony

The Academy of Country Music announced the additions of performer Chris Stapleton and presenters Kip Moore, Ricky Skaggs and Bobby Bones at the 12th annual ACM Honors ceremony, which will take place on August 22 at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. The ceremony will recognize the special honorees and off-camera category winners from the 53rd ACM Awards.…MORE

Ricky Skaggs Among New Inductees for Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame

Ricky Skaggs Among New Inductees for Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame

It’s been a hall-of-fame year for Ricky Skaggs. After being announced as a 2018 inductee into the Country Music Hall of Fame in March, Ricky Skaggs was named a 2018 inductee into the IBMA Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame on July 25. Ricky will be joined by 2018 inductees Paul Williams, Tom T. Hall and…MORE

Ricky Skaggs, Dottie West & Johnny Gimble Elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame

Ricky Skaggs, Dottie West & Johnny Gimble Elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame

The Country Music Association announced its 2018 Country Music Hall of Fame inductees on March 27: Modern Era: Ricky Skaggs Veteran Era: Dottie West Musician: Johnny Gimble Ricky Skaggs As far as a pioneer, Ricky Skaggs is one of the great innovators and trailblazers of modern country. Ricky led the fight to bring country music…MORE

Ricky Rolling

Ricky Rolling

Happy 63rd birthday to country/bluegrass artist Ricky Skaggs. Born in Cordell, Ky., on July 18, 1954, Ricky has scored a bevy of No. 1 singles, including “Heartbroke” and “Cajun Moon.”MORE

Devin Dawson Talks Opry Debut Jitters, Touring With and Being Inspired by Maren Morris, and Debut Single, “All On Me”

Devin Dawson Talks Opry Debut Jitters, Touring With and Being Inspired by Maren Morris, and Debut Single, “All On Me”

Jim Casey talks with Devin Dawson about getting nervous for his first time performing—and talking with Ricky Skaggs and Whisperin’ Bill Anderson backstage—at the Grand Ole Opry, growing up in California, his “biggest music fan I know” mother, playing heavy metal in a band with his twin brother as a teenager, his lifelong love of songwriting, his…MORE

Check Out 40 Performance Pics From the Randy Travis Tribute Concert, Including Garth Brooks, Travis Tritt, Alabama, Wynonna, Kenny Rogers & More

Check Out 40 Performance Pics From the Randy Travis Tribute Concert, Including Garth Brooks, Travis Tritt, Alabama, Wynonna, Kenny Rogers & More

1 Night. 1 Place. 1 Time: A Heroes & Friends Tribute to Randy Travis took place last night (Feb. 8) at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena and it featured more than 30 performers, including Garth Brooks, Wynonna, Jeff Foxworthy, Alison Krauss, Ben Haggard, Neal McCoy, Phil Vassar, Travis Tritt, Alabama, Kenny Rogers, Rodney Atkins, Chris Janson, Jamey…MORE

Check Out the Set List as More Than 30 Country Stars Gather to Pay Tribute to Randy Travis

Check Out the Set List as More Than 30 Country Stars Gather to Pay Tribute to Randy Travis

1 Night. 1 Place. 1 Time: A Heroes & Friends Tribute to Randy Travis took place tonight (Feb. 8) at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena and it featured more than 30 performers, including Garth Brooks, Wynonna, Jeff Foxworthy, Alison Krauss, Ben Haggard, Neal McCoy, Phil Vassar, Travis Tritt, Alabama, Kenny Rogers, Rodney Atkins, Chris Janson, Jamey Johnson,…MORE

Ricky Skaggs and Bruce Hornsby Reunite for Select Tour Dates

Ricky Skaggs and Bruce Hornsby Reunite for Select Tour Dates

Country and bluegrass singer Ricky Skaggs has announced that he will be teaming up with old pal Bruce Hornsby for a six-city tour. The legendary artists will collaborate with Ricky’s band, Kentucky Thunder, on original tunes and traditional bluegrass classics. Bruce Hornsby—recognized for his 1984 band Bruce Hornsby and the Range and being an integral…MORE

Newcomer Brooke Eden Makes Grand Ole Opry Debut

Newcomer Brooke Eden Makes Grand Ole Opry Debut

Every country artist dreams of playing the Grand Ole Opry, and newcomer Brooke Eden is no exception. The Florida native fulfilled a lifelong dream when she made her Opry debut on Saturday night (Nov. 19). “I remember the very first time I got to witness what that room feels like, and the only way I…MORE

Garth Brooks, Ricky Skaggs, Jerry Reed & More Inducted Into Musicians Hall of Fame

Garth Brooks, Ricky Skaggs, Jerry Reed & More Inducted Into Musicians Hall of Fame

Garth Brooks has received many honors throughout his illustrious career, and he can add one more to the list. Garth Brooks & The G-Men—a group of musicians who have played with Garth on all of his studio albums—will be inducted into the prestigious Musicians Hall of Fame. Garth, already in the International Songwriters Hall of…MORE

Solid Foundation

Solid Foundation

ASCAP will present acclaimed bluegrass and country music songwriter/artist Ricky Skaggs with its prestigious Founders Award at the 54th annual ASCAP Country Music Awards. The invitation-only gala, which celebrates the songwriters and publishers of ASCAP’s most performed country songs of 2015, will take place at the historic Ryman Auditorium in downtown Nashville on October 31st.MORE

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Nashville New Year

Nashville New Year

You can ring in the New Year in Nashville with a free show featuring Keith Urban, Brett Young, Peter Frampton, Judah & the Lion, Caitlyn Smith, Devon Gilfillian and Fisk Jubilee Singers. The free event—dubbed the Jack Daniel’s Music City Midnight: New Year’s Eve in Nashville—will take place at the Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. Gates will open at 4 p.m. CT on Dec. 31.