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Willie Nelson Ain’t Deathly Sick: “He’s Perfectly Fine,” Says His Publicist

Willie Nelson Ain’t Deathly Sick: “He’s Perfectly Fine,” Says His Publicist

Despite a report from online gossip site RadarOnline, Willie Nelson isn’t “deathly ill.” According to Willie’s publicist, Elaine Schock, Willie is “perfectly fine.” Elaine made the comments to the Associated Press, citing Willie’s performances at nearly a dozen shows in recent weeks as proof the 83-year-old singer isn’t “weak as a baby.” Earlier this year,…MORE

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

Country Artists Grab Grammy Gold Outside the Country Genre, Including Willie Nelson, Hillary Scott, Vince Gill & Rory Feek

Country Artists Grab Grammy Gold Outside the Country Genre, Including Willie Nelson, Hillary Scott, Vince Gill & Rory Feek

While Sturgill Simpson (Best Country Album), Maren Morris (Best Solo Performance), Lori McKenna (Best Country Song) and Pentatonix featuring Dolly Parton (Best Country Duo/Group Performance) took home Grammy gold in the country categories, a bevy of country stars copped Grammys outside the country genre. Showcasing their diversified talents, Willie Nelson, Joey+Rory, Hillary Scott and Vince…MORE

2017 Grammy Awards: Country Music Winners List [Updated]

2017 Grammy Awards: Country Music Winners List [Updated]

The 59th Grammy Awards are underway in LA, and we’ll be posting the winners as they are announced in the country, bluegrass and Americana categories. Best Country Album A Sailor’s Guide to Earth — Sturgill Simpson WINNER Big Day in a Small Town — Brandy Clark Full Circle — Loretta Lynn Hero — Maren Morris Ripcord — Keith Urban Best Country…MORE

Willie Nelson Cancels More Shows Due to Illness

Willie Nelson Cancels More Shows Due to Illness

Willie Nelson was forced to cancel three shows at the Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace in Bakersfield, Calif., this week due to an undisclosed illness. Willie’s show on Feb. 6 was cancelled, as well as scheduled shows on Feb. 7 and 8. Last month, Willie cancelled two shows at Las Vegas’ Venetian Theatre on Jan. 28…MORE

Willie Nelson To Release New Album “God’s Problem Child”

Willie Nelson To Release New Album “God’s Problem Child”

Just when you thought Willie Nelson would be slowing things down at the tender age of 83, think again. The octogenarian, who recently had to cancel two Las Vegas shows due to illness, is set to release a brand new album, God’s Problem Child, on April 28. The new album consists of 13 new songs—seven…MORE

Actor Timothy Olyphant Got Knocked on His Butt After Smoking Willie Nelson’s Weed [Watch]

Actor Timothy Olyphant Got Knocked on His Butt After Smoking Willie Nelson’s Weed [Watch]

Actor Timothy Olyphant (Justified, Deadwood) stopped by Conan last night (Jan. 31) and shared an amusing anecdote about smoking Willie Nelson’s brand of marijuana, Willie’s Reserve, at Austin City Limits. After going backstage with his brother, Timothy was offered some of Willie’s cannabis, an offer that the actor couldn’t refuse. However, after taking two hits,…MORE

Willie Nelson Cancels Two Las Vegas Concerts Due to Recent Illness

Willie Nelson Cancels Two Las Vegas Concerts Due to Recent Illness

Willie Nelson, 83, was forced to cancel two upcoming concerts at Las Vegas’ Venetian Theatre on Jan. 28 and 29 due to a recent illness. The announcement was made on Willie’s Facebook page earlier today (Jan. 26): “We regret to inform fans that Saturday, January 28 and Sunday, January 29 performances of Willie Nelson &…MORE

Houston Rodeo Announces Star-Studded 2017 Lineup, Including Willie Nelson, Alan Jackson, Luke Bryan, Thomas Rhett, Sam Hunt, FGL, ZBB, Dierks Bentley, Chris Stapleton & More

Houston Rodeo Announces Star-Studded 2017 Lineup, Including Willie Nelson, Alan Jackson, Luke Bryan, Thomas Rhett, Sam Hunt, FGL, ZBB, Dierks Bentley, Chris Stapleton & More

Running from March 7–26—yes, 20 days—Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is one of the largest rodeo and livestock exhibitions in the world. Rodeo Houston features a carnival, a bar-b-que contest, 10K race and some of the best live entertainment in the country. The event pulled in almost 2.5 million attendees during last year’s festivities and…MORE

Willie Nelson to Play Nashville Venue for the First Time in More Than 40 Years

Willie Nelson to Play Nashville Venue for the First Time in More Than 40 Years

If you thought Willie Nelson, 83, would be slowing down in the new year, think again. He’s already got more than 30 tour dates on the calendar, including a newly announced stop in Nashville. For the first time in more than 40 years, Willie will play at Nashville’s War Memorial Auditorium on Jan. 7, 2017.…MORE

Holiday Playlist: The 10 Manliest Christmas Songs This Side of Paradise

Holiday Playlist: The 10 Manliest Christmas Songs This Side of Paradise

What would the Christmas season be without music? It’s the soundtrack for trimming the tree, wrapping presents and cooking Christmas dinner. While those activities are fun for a lot of folks and Martina McBride’s White Christmas is must-have musical accompaniment, I decided to create the manliest of holiday playlists, perfect for listening to while splitting…MORE

Willie Nelson Cancels Two Concerts Due to Illness

Willie Nelson Cancels Two Concerts Due to Illness

Willie Nelson, 83, was forced to cancel two scheduled performances over the last week due to an undisclosed illness. Willie, who has toured perpetually over the course of his Hall of Fame career, cancelled shows in Midland, Texas, on Nov. 13 and in Lubbock, Texas, on Nov. 15. Willie’s next performance is slated for Nov.…MORE

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