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Charlie Daniels 80th Birthday Volunteer Jam Celebrates a Night of Great Music for a Worthy Cause [Photo Gallery]

Charlie Daniels 80th Birthday Volunteer Jam Celebrates a Night of Great Music for a Worthy Cause [Photo Gallery]

Overshadowed by the hubbub surrounding the Luke Bryan incident, the Charlie Daniels 80th Birthday Volunteer Jam on Nov. 30 was a tremendous night of music that benefited The Journey Home Project, an organization that supports U.S. military veterans. In addition to a surprise appearance by Randy Travis to help present Charlie with a humanitarian award,…MORE

Travis Tritt Responds to Beyoncé Backlash: “Race Has Nothing to Do With It.”

Travis Tritt Responds to Beyoncé Backlash: “Race Has Nothing to Do With It.”

Earlier this month, following Beyoncé‘s performance with the Dixie Chicks at the 50th annual CMA Awards on Nov. 3, Travis Tritt—as well as many other country music fans—took to Twitter to voice his thoughts about the presence of non-country artists performing at country music awards show. While many agreed with what Travis had to say,…MORE

In Honor of Labor Day, the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music History: #21–30

In Honor of Labor Day, the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music History: #21–30

It’s time to clock in—we’ve got the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music. Today, Aug. 31, we’re featuring #21–30. 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

Great Day to Be Alive

Great Day to Be Alive

Country crooner Travis Tritt will be joining Chris Stapleton, Kid Rock and Larry The Cable Guy to celebrate with Charlie Daniels at his 80th Birthday Volunteer Jam on Nov. 30 at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. Tickets start at $25.MORE

The Last Bandoleros Talk Tejano, Country and City Slicker Influences

The Last Bandoleros Talk Tejano, Country and City Slicker Influences

Chuck Wicks sits down with Derek James, Jerry Fuentes and Diego Navaira—three solo artists from San Antonio, Texas and New York that came together to be The Last Bandoleros. Chuck loves their new single, “Where Do You Go,” and invited them to talk a little bit about how their music and their band came to be. The Last Bandoleros…MORE

Lady Antebellum and Country Stars Shine at Kentucky Derby

Lady Antebellum and Country Stars Shine at Kentucky Derby

It was an exciting day in Louisville, Ky., on Saturday (May 7) when a horse by the name of Nyquist, ridden by Mario Gutierrez, took home the crown at the 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby. The race took place in front of a crowd of 167,227 people, the second highest in history, and country…MORE

Work of Art

Work of Art

On this date in 1991, Travis Tritt released one of the greatest songs known to man—at least in NCD editor Jim Casey’s opinion—”Here’s a Quarter (Call Someone Who Cares).” The music video is a true work of art. Check it out.MORE

Travis Tritt Shares the Spotlight With His Talented Teenage Daughter

Travis Tritt Shares the Spotlight With His Talented Teenage Daughter

It has been six years since Travis Tritt released his last album, The Storm. And while he probably didn’t know it at the time, the project’s title would be all too prophetic. Because of financial problems with his now shuttered label, The Storm was essentially blown away, unfulfilling any expectations Travis might have had for…MORE

Travis Tritt Makes Country Music His Way

Travis Tritt Makes Country Music His Way

Originally published in the August 20, 1996 issue of Country Weekly magazine.  Despite raves about his new album The Restless Kind, Travis Tritt says country music’s no picnic. As he earned three platinum and two gold albums on his way to the top, Travis also survived two failed marriages, drug and alcohol problems and negative…MORE

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Count On Chuck

Count On Chuck

Our buddy Chuck Wicks is filling in for a vacationing Kix Brooks on American Country Countdown this weekend. Guests include Jason Aldean, Michael Ray and Florida Georgia Line.