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On the Road Again

On the Road Again

Willie Nelson will perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Wednesday, Nov. 9. Tune in to ABC at 11:35 p.m. ET to catch all of the action, including an interview with guest Robert De Niro.MORE

Willie Nelson Plays “Three Ridiculous Questions” with Jimmy Kimmel [Watch]

Willie Nelson Plays “Three Ridiculous Questions” with Jimmy Kimmel [Watch]

Following the 50th Annual CMA awards last night (Nov. 2) on ABC, Willie Nelson stopped by Jimmy Kimmel’s bar on Jimmy Kimmel Live to spend some quality time with the late night talk show host and enjoy a Crown Royal cocktail (see recipe below). Jimmy was celebrating country’s biggest night with a star-studded list of…MORE

Watch Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson, Chris Stapleton, Miranda Lambert, FGL & More Read Mean Tweets on “Jimmy Kimmel”

Watch Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson, Chris Stapleton, Miranda Lambert, FGL & More Read Mean Tweets on “Jimmy Kimmel”

Some of country’s biggest stars kept the party rolling last night (Nov. 2) after the CMA Awards by taking part in Jimmy Kimmel Live’s Mean Tweets. Trace Adkins, Bonnie Raitt, Randy Houser, Cassadee Pope, Dan + Shay, Cole Swindell, Jana Kramer, Granger Smith, Miranda Lambert, Florida Georgia Line, Jake Owen, Little Big Town, Brett Eldredge,…MORE

Watch New “Forever Country” Music Video With George Strait, Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson, Carrie Underwood & More

Watch New “Forever Country” Music Video With George Strait, Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson, Carrie Underwood & More

By now you’ve probably heard that 30 of country music’s biggest stars—both past and present—have come together to record a new song and video, “Forever Country,” for the CMA Awards’ 50-year anniversary. The star-studded mashup features a fresh take on three of country’s most classic songs: John Denver’s “Take Me Home,” Willie Nelson’s “On the…MORE

Watch Willie Nelson Get “On the Road Again” in New Volkswagen Commercial

Watch Willie Nelson Get “On the Road Again” in New Volkswagen Commercial

Willie Nelson has gotten a lot of mileage out of his 1980 No. 1 hit “On the Road Again.” In addition to winning a Grammy for Best Country Song in 1981 and earning an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song in the movie Honeysuckle Rose, the tune has been featured in Forrest Gump, South…MORE

Willie Nelson Is Fired Up to Open New Marijuana Company, Willie’s Reserve

Willie Nelson Is Fired Up to Open New Marijuana Company, Willie’s Reserve

Willie Nelson has reason to celebrate—his new cannabis company, Willie’s Reserve, a premium marijuana brand, is launching and will soon be available in select Washington and Colorado stores. “I always knew that marijuana would be legalized,” Willie said in a statement. “I just never thought it would be in my lifetime.” The 70-year-old country music…MORE

Willie Nelson Is Looking to “High-er” Five Employees for His Marijuana Company

Willie Nelson Is Looking to “High-er” Five Employees for His Marijuana Company

Country music icon and longtime marijuana advocate Willie Nelson is nearing the launch of Willie’s Reserve, his cannabis business in Colorado. And he’s looking to hire a handful of dopes dope supporters. Apply here for the open positions that include production manager, extractor, compliance officer, bookkeeper and sales director. Willie first revealed his plan for…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

Willie Nelson’s Picnic Lineup: Celebrate the Fourth of July the Willie Way

Willie Nelson’s Picnic Lineup: Celebrate the Fourth of July the Willie Way

For the second year in a row, Willie Nelson and pals will be heading back to Austin, Texas, for Willie’s 43rd annual Fourth of July Picnic. More than 20 acts will join Willie, including previous Picnic performers Kris Kristofferson, Billy Joe Shaver, David Allan Coe, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Leon Russell and Jamey Johnson. Also on…MORE

“Mind” Over Matter

“Mind” Over Matter

The year was 1982 and on this day, May 8, a 49-year-old by the name of Willie Nelson reached the No. 1 spot on the Billboard country charts with his hit song “Always On My Mind.”  Check out the smooth stylings of Willie himself.MORE

Top 10 Country Albums of 2015

Top 10 Country Albums of 2015

2015 may be in your rearview mirror, but you can still take one last glance back at the top albums, songs and videos of the year as selected by Nash Country Weekly. It’s worth another look, we promise. Uncork the champagne and get the black-eyed peas off of the stovetop. It’s time to celebrate the Top…MORE

Legendary Record Producer Bob Johnston Dies

Legendary Record Producer Bob Johnston Dies

Bob Johnston, who produced landmark albums for such stars as Johnny Cash and Bob Dylan, died Friday, Aug. 14, at a Nashville hospice facility at age 83. Bob produced the albums At San Quentin and At Folsom Prison for Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan’s Blonde on Blonde, The IRS Tapes: Who’ll Buy My Memories? for Willie…MORE

“Always on My Mind” Songwriter Wayne Carson Dies at 72

“Always on My Mind” Songwriter Wayne Carson Dies at 72

Wayne Carson, a prolific songwriter best known for his award-winning “Always on My Mind,” died Monday (July 20) at age 72 from congestive heart failure and other ailments. Wayne was a member of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Born in Denver, Wayne moved to Nashville in 1962 and found his first major songwriting success…MORE

Willie Nelson Honored by Library of Congress

Willie Nelson Honored by Library of Congress

In November the Library of Congress will pay tribute to Willie Nelson with the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, an award that honors an artist’s lifetime achievements in music. Past recipients of the Gershwin Prize include Paul Simon, Stevie Wonder, Paul McCartney, Carole King, Billy Joel and songwriting duo Burt Bacharach and the late Hal…MORE

Top 10 Outlaw Country Songs

Top 10 Outlaw Country Songs

It’s cool to be an “outlaw” again, at least in country music. And no, we’re not talking about those who flaunt the law or do jail time just to get the firsthand experience. Instead, the “outlaws” in this case are artists who are taking more control over their own music and occasionally drifting away from…MORE

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Rose Colored

Rose Colored

Maggie Rose will drop her new album, Change the Whole Thing, on Sept. 21, with upcoming tour stops in Nashville (Sept. 26) and Atlanta (Sept. 27).