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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

Watch Sturgill Simpson’s Guitar-Smashing Performance of “Call to Arms” on “Saturday Night Live”

Watch Sturgill Simpson’s Guitar-Smashing Performance of “Call to Arms” on “Saturday Night Live”

Sturgill Simpson continued his momentum-generating 2016—one that saw him drop a Billboard No. 1 album and earn two Grammy nominations—by performing as the first musical guest on Saturday Night Live in 2017. After opening his SNL gig with a brassy performance of “Keep It Between the Lines,” Sturgill capped his stint with a guitar-smashing rendition…MORE

Who Is Sturgill Simpson?

Who Is Sturgill Simpson?

If you don’t know by now, tune in to Saturday Night Live on Jan. 14 for a taste of what the Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter brings to the table.MORE

Vote Now: Best Single of 2016

Vote Now: Best Single of 2016

From Maren and Miranda to Sturgill and Stapleton—and everyone in between—2016 was a stellar year for country singles. We managed to narrow our list down to 10 of the best singles, and now it’s up to you to help us decide who has the supreme single of 2016. Keep in mind, the single had to…MORE

Sturgill Simpson Gets “Saturday Night Live” Gig. Who the Hell Cares? We Do

Sturgill Simpson Gets “Saturday Night Live” Gig. Who the Hell Cares? We Do

Sturgill Simpson is starting off 2017 with a bang. Sturgill capped his banner year—one that saw him drop a Billboard No. 1 album and earn two Grammy nominations—with the announcement that he will be the first musical guest on Saturday Night Live in 2017. He is slated to appear on the January 14 episode as…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

Vote Now: Biggest CMA Snub of 2016

Vote Now: Biggest CMA Snub of 2016

The nominations for the 50th annual CMA Awards were announced on Aug. 31, but there were more than a few notable names left off the ballots, including Blake Shelton, Jason Aldean, Sturgill Simpson, Brandy Clark, Sam Hunt and more. Here’s your chance to right the CMA wrong by voting for who you think is most…MORE

Who Got Snubbed? The 12 Biggest CMA Nomination Snubs of 2016

Who Got Snubbed? The 12 Biggest CMA Nomination Snubs of 2016

The 2016 CMA Nominations were announced this morning (Aug. 31), and more than a few notable names were left off the ballots, including Jason Aldean, Blake Shelton, Brandy Clark and Kenny Chesney. Here are the 12 biggest snubs that caught my attention. Entertainer of the Year Garth Brooks Luke Bryan Chris Stapleton Carrie Underwood Keith…MORE

Sturgill Simpson’s Facebook Post Bashes the ACMs, Music Row and “Garden & Gun”

Sturgill Simpson’s Facebook Post Bashes the ACMs, Music Row and “Garden & Gun”

In a lengthy Facebook post today (Aug. 29), Sturgill Simpson unleashed a powerful diatribe against the ACMs, Music Row and Garden & Gun magazine. Sturgill’s main bone of contention stems from the fact that the ACMs created the inaugural Merle Haggard Spirit Award, saying “I find it utterly disgusting the way everybody on Music Row…MORE

Farm Aid 2016 Lineup Includes Sturgill Simpson, Jamey Johnson, Margo Price & More

Farm Aid 2016 Lineup Includes Sturgill Simpson, Jamey Johnson, Margo Price & More

The 31st annual Farm Aid benefit concert will take place Saturday, Sept. 17, in Bristow, Va. In addition to performances from founders Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young and board member Dave Matthews, the lineup includes Sturgill Simpson, Jamey Johnson, Alabama Shakes, Margo Price, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats and more. A limited number…MORE

Sturgill & Prine Live

Sturgill & Prine Live

Today (June 21), John Prine and Sturgill Simpson will be featured on Grammy Pro’s Up Close & Personal series. Hosted by music journalist Paul Zollo, today’s episode will feature an interview, audience Q&A and performance by John. Tune in at 10:30 p.m. ET for the live stream on Grammy Pro’s Facebook page.MORE

Sturgill Simpson Grafts Nirvana’s “In Bloom” Onto Country Roots

Sturgill Simpson Grafts Nirvana’s “In Bloom” Onto Country Roots

Like many people who grew up during the grunge-rock boom years of the early ’90s, country’s restless mad scientist Sturgill Simpson says his world changed forever when he started listening to Nirvana, one of the era’s most influential groups. After experimenting with psychedelic country on his critically acclaimed breakout album,Metamodern Sounds in Country Music, Sturgill is…MORE

Sturgill Simpson’s “Metamodern Sounds in Country Music” Tackles Space and Time

Sturgill Simpson’s “Metamodern Sounds in Country Music” Tackles Space and Time

Nashville-based singer/songwriter Sturgill Simpson released his excellent new album, Metamodern Sounds in Country Music, today (May 13) and it is a monster. Metamodern is the east Kentucky native’s follow-up to the acclaimed debut High Top Mountain, which was released only 11 months ago. On both albums Sturgill’s burnished baritone is something that may remind fans…MORE

On the Edge: Sturgill Simpson

On the Edge: Sturgill Simpson

Essential Tracks “Life Ain’t Fair and the World Is Mean” “You Can Have the Crown” “Railroad of Sin” “I’d Have to Be Crazy” Remember Country music with a capital C? You know, the way Waylon might have done it? Or Bill Monroe? The work of those icons is alive in the music of Kentucky native…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.