APRIL 2019 NEWS

Country Music is ready to Salute Randy Travis in Honor of the Legendary Entertainer’s next 60th Birthday

Legendary country superstar Randy Travis will make a special appearance on the Grand Ole Opry stage Saturday, May 4 to celebrate his 60th birthday. 

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'Deadwood' Rides Again. Watch the trailer.

Deadwood: The Movie is an upcoming American television film directed by Daniel Minahan and written by David Milch for HBO. It is a continuation of the television series of the same name. It will premiere on May 31, 2019.

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Opry Entertainment And Gray Television To Launch New Country Lifestyle Channel

Opry Entertaiment Group is getting back into the television business, partnering with Gray Television in a 50/50 joint venture to launch and distribute a channel dedicated to the Country lifestyle.

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Country Singer Hal Ketchum Diagnosed With Alzheimer’s

Hal Ketchum, the country singer who had hits in the 1990s with "Small Town Saturday Night" and "Sure Love," has retired from touring after being diagnosed with Alzheimer's.

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Earl Thomas Conley. His 18 Number One Hits and Two Unforgettable Number 2! (Part II)

Earl Thomas Conley passed away very early yesterday. Conley was a fantastic singer and composer and released an incredible string of hits throughout the 1980s, 18 of them reached Number One. He also wrote Conway Twitty's "This Time I've Hurt Her More Than She Loves" in 1970 which reach No. 1. This is his legacy.

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Earl Thomas Conley. His 18 Number One Hits and Two Unforgettable Number 2! (Part I)

Earl Thomas Conley has passed away this month. Conley was a fantastic singer and composer and released an incredible string of hits throughout the 1980s, 18 of them reached Number One. He also wrote Conway Twitty's "This Time I've Hurt Her More Than She Loves" in 1970 which reach No. 1. This is his legacy. 

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Music Stars on Earl Thomas Conley´s passing. He will be remembered.

Country singer Earl Thomas Conley´s passing has saddened the music world.  Some of the best stars talk about him and his legacy.

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Country singer Earl Thomas Conley dies at 77

Country singer Earl Thomas Conley, known for hit songs including "Holding Her and Loving You," "What I'd Say" and "Right From the Start," died at 12:20 a.m. Wednesday in Nashville, his brother Fred Conley confirmed. 

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Reba McEntire on Pickler & Ben

Country music legend Reba McEntire stops by! The singer/actress chats about being honored at the Kennedy Center, her recent travels with her boyfriend Anthony "Skeeter" Lasuzzo, and becoming friends with Dolly Parton, Loretta Lynn and many other country music stars she idolized growing up.

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Jim Glaser dead at 82

Jim Glaser, a country solo artist and member of the sibling trio Tompall and the Glaser Brothers, has died. He was 82 years old.

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Shenandoah Set to Make National Debut on 'The Bobby Bones Show'

GRAMMY, ACM and CMA Award-winning country band Shenandoah will make their debut on The Bobby Bones Show and will premiere New Single, "Little Bit of Livin,'" tomorrow, April 5 at 7:00 a.m./CT. 

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SiriusXM Outlaw Country to Air “I Want to Go Home: An Outlaw Tribute to Bobby Bare” In Celebration of Legend’s 84th Birthday

All-Star Concert Recorded on The Outlaw Country Cruise Features Steve Earle, Margo Price, Shooter Jennings, Joe Ely, Jim Lauderdale, Dale Watson and More, Hosted by W. Earl Brown

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Vince Gill and Amy Grant Set to Return to the Mother Church Beginning Dec. 11 for “Christmas at the Ryman”

One of Music City’s most treasured traditions will continue in 2019 with Amy Grant and Vince Gill’s beloved Christmas at the Ryman residency. 

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Do you think that most of the Nashville Mainstream "Country" Music sounds the same?

Do you remember Dolly the sheep? Nashville industry is using basic sound techniques to clone "successful" hits. Same chords, same tempo, same lyrics... And the formula works! But everything sounds the same and, worst of all, it ain´t country.

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Charlie Daniels and The Journey Home Project Announce Pentagon Art Exhibit

Country music legend Charlie Daniels' veterans non-profit The Journey Home Project (TJHP) has partnered with the Rich Poverty organization to assemble a new art exhibit at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. The exhibit, titled The Alliance Collection, is a gallery of combat and civilian photographs taken by veterans and their families. The collection is now on display for public viewing.

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Reba McEntire on women in country music and returning to her roots

She's a music and entertainment legend, star of movies, TV sitcoms and Broadway theater -- not to mention a retail mogul. Reba McEntire sits down with Amna Nawaz for a revealing chat about the changes she'd like to see in country music, how she achieved career success and why she’s now going back to her roots.

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Young & Country. Born In The Wrong Generation

There is a young generation of independent artists that preserves Roots and True Country Music. Talented artists like Triston Marez, Zac Clifton or Hayden Baker with new records out. Perhaps born in the wrong generation but living their dreams. 

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