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Willie Nelson Cuts Short Salt Lake City Show Due to Respiratory Issues

Willie Nelson Cuts Short Salt Lake City Show Due to Respiratory Issues

Willie Nelson was forced to cut short his concert in Salt Lake City last night (Aug. 13) due to respiratory issues caused by elevation. The 84-year-old county music icon was performing at USANA Amphitheatre, which has an elevation of 4,300 feet, when he began to experience breathing problems and exited the stage. A bandmate told…MORE

Exclusive Clip: Watch Laura Bell Bundy Sing New Song, “The Grass Ain’t Greener,” From Upcoming “Pure Country” Movie

Exclusive Clip: Watch Laura Bell Bundy Sing New Song, “The Grass Ain’t Greener,” From Upcoming “Pure Country” Movie

The third installment of the Pure Country franchise—Pure Country: Pure Heart—will be released on DVD/Blu-ray on Aug. 1. Featuring Willie Nelson, Laura Bell Bundy and former WWE wrestler Shawn Michaels, Pure Country: Pure Heart is the music-driven tale of teenage sisters who leave rural Tennessee and hit the road in search of the truth behind…MORE

Willie Nelson Is “Still Not Dead” and He’s Got the Moves to Prove It [Watch]

Willie Nelson Is “Still Not Dead” and He’s Got the Moves to Prove It [Watch]

With today’s release of his new album, God’s Problem Child, Willie Nelson is celebrating his 84th birthday one day early. To jump-start the festivities, Willie dropped a new video for “Still Not Dead,” a tune on the new album that pokes fun at the many reports of Willie’s demise over the years. Co-penned by Willie…MORE

New Albums

New Albums

New albums dropping this week on Friday, April 28, include Willie Nelson’s God’s Problem Child, Little Big Town’s The Breaker (on vinyl), Old Crow Medicine Show’s 50 Years of Blonde on Blonde and Bruce Robison’s Bruce Robison & the Back Porch Band.MORE

More Performers Added to the Merle Haggard Tribute Concert, Including Chris Janson, Tanya Tucker, Jake Owen & Aaron Lewis

More Performers Added to the Merle Haggard Tribute Concert, Including Chris Janson, Tanya Tucker, Jake Owen & Aaron Lewis

More than 25 stars—including newly announced Rodney Crowell, Buddy Miller, Jake Owen, Aaron Lewis, Tanya Tucker and Chris Janson—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 also feature performances from Willie Nelson, Keith Richards, Kenny…MORE

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

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