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Willie Nelson’s 2018 Farm Aid Concert to Air on AXS TV on Sept. 22 With Chris Stapleton, Sturgill Simpson, Kacey Musgraves & More

Willie Nelson’s 2018 Farm Aid Concert to Air on AXS TV on Sept. 22 With Chris Stapleton, Sturgill Simpson, Kacey Musgraves & More

The 2018 Farm Aid benefit concert will take place Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Xfinity Theatre in Hartford, Conn. In addition to performances from founders Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young and board member Dave Matthews, the lineup includes Chris Stapleton, Sturgill Simpson, Kacey Musgraves, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Jamey Johnson, Margo Price…MORE

Sam Hunt Says Sturgill Simpson’s Records Are His “Favorite”

Sam Hunt Says Sturgill Simpson’s Records Are His “Favorite”

Three years after proclaiming himself a “Sturgill Simpson fan” on Twitter, Sam Hunt is still rocking out to the award-winning sounds of Sturgill. While the two artists are on the opposite ends of the country music spectrum, Sam hasn’t shied away from giving Sturgill continued props for his 2014 album, Metamodern Sounds in Country Music,…MORE

Watch Chris Stapleton and Sturgill Simpson Perform Together on “Saturday Night Live”

Watch Chris Stapleton and Sturgill Simpson Perform Together on “Saturday Night Live”

Saturday Night Live viewers got a double dose of Kentucky badassery on Jan. 27 as scheduled musical performer Chris Stapleton invited surprise guest Sturgill Simpson to join him onstage for two songs. The Kentucky natives teamed up to sing “Midnight Train to Memphis” and “Hard Livin’,” two songs that appear Chris’ new album, From A…MORE

2017 CMA Nominations: 11 Snubs, Duds and Surprises

2017 CMA Nominations: 11 Snubs, Duds and Surprises

The nomination for the 51st annual CMA Awards were announced on Sept. 4, and while artists like Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban, and Little Big Town racked up multiple nominations, there were more than a few questionable omissions—as well as inclusions—in the nomination process. Here are the snubs, duds and surprises of the 51st annual CMA…MORE

Sturgill Simpson Posts Facebook Tribute in Honor of Late Grandfather

Sturgill Simpson Posts Facebook Tribute in Honor of Late Grandfather

If you listened to Sturgill Simpson’s 2014 breakout album, Metamodern Sounds in Country Music, the first voice you heard on the album was Sturgill’s grandfather, Lawrence “Dood” Fraley, who said “Introducing Metamodern Sounds in Country Music” before the first track, “Turtles All the Way Down.” Sturgill announced on Facebook yesterday (March 15) that Dood had…MORE

5 Nominations the ACM Awards Got Wrong, Wronger and Wrongest

5 Nominations the ACM Awards Got Wrong, Wronger and Wrongest

The nominations for the 52nd annual ACM Awards were announced today (Feb. 16), and while artists like Keith Urban, Maren Morris, Tim McGraw and Florida Georgia Line racked up multiple nominations, there were more than a few questionable omissions—as well as inclusions—in the nomination process. Here are five nominations the ACM Awards fouled up .…MORE

Watch Sturgill Simpson’s New Evil-Thwarting Video for “All Around You”

Watch Sturgill Simpson’s New Evil-Thwarting Video for “All Around You”

After taking home the Grammy for Best Country Album and performing “All Around You” during the awards show on Feb. 12, Sturgill Simpson has released a new video for the aforementioned song. Directed by Matt Hahurin, the video tackles a few in-the-news topics, including immigration, war and our new president. The video stars a young…MORE

Grammy Winners’ Reactions on Social Media, Including Sturgill Simpson, Maren Morris, Hillary Scott & More

Grammy Winners’ Reactions on Social Media, Including Sturgill Simpson, Maren Morris, Hillary Scott & More

Sturgill Simpson Best Country Album: A Sailor’s Guide to Earth In-N-Out burger Lets do this — Sturgill Simpson (@SturgillSimpson) February 13, 2017 Maren Morris Best Country Solo Performance: “My Church” All the love in the world for this woman. Thank you for making my first Grammys even more special, @aliciakeys . pic.twitter.com/N7n9C9IuXQ — MAREN MORRIS…MORE

In Your Face, Nashville: Sturgill Simpson Announces New Tour Dates and You’re Not VIP

In Your Face, Nashville: Sturgill Simpson Announces New Tour Dates and You’re Not VIP

While the chances of hearing a Sturgill Simpson song on country radio are slim to none—and slim just left Nashville—you can catch country radio’s most underrepresented prodigy on tour in 2017. Sturgill announced more than 20 tour dates today (Feb. 10), with stops at some pretty cool venues, including Colorado’s Red Rocks Amphitheater, New York…MORE

2017 Grammy Awards: Everything a Country Music Fan Needs to Know About Sunday Night

2017 Grammy Awards: Everything a Country Music Fan Needs to Know About Sunday Night

From nominations and notes to performers and presenters, here’s everything a country music fan needs to know about the 2017 Grammys on Sunday, Feb. 12. The Notes Date: Feb. 12 Location: Staples Center in LA Time: 8 p.m ET Channel: CBS Live Stream: CBS.com Host: James Corden Non-Televised Awards: Grammy.com at 3:30 p.m. ET Country…MORE

Little Big Town and Sturgill Simpson Added to the Grammy Performance Lineup

Little Big Town and Sturgill Simpson Added to the Grammy Performance Lineup

The Recording Academy just upped its country cred with the announcement that Little Big Town and Sturgill Simpson will perform at the 59th Grammy Awards on Feb. 12. Two-time Grammy winners Little Big Town and Sturgill, who is nominated for Album of the Year and Best Country Album for A Sailor’s Guide to Earth, join…MORE

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Lady Antebellum will be the musical guest on Late Night With Seth Meyers on Sept. 19. Tune in to NBC at 11:35 p.m. CT.