Hank Williams, Jr.: President Obama Is ‘the Worst’
It’s not a big secret that Hank Williams, Jr. isn’t President Obama’s biggest fan. But in a recent interview with Rolling Stone, the opinionated country singer really slammed the man inhabiting the White House, going as far as to call him “the worst.”
Sara Evans Set to Perform National Anthem During NBA Finals
Sara Evans will surely represent country music proudly performing the ‘Star Spangled Banner’ on national television Thursday night (June 14). Yesterday, the singer shared that she is scheduled to perform prior to game two of the NBA Finals between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Miami Heat.
Patsy Cline Honored With Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum Exhibit
“Patsy Cline is an American music icon and perhaps the most accessible artist in country music history,” says Country Music Hall of Fame and museum director Kyle Young (quote via GAC). “Though she recorded for only eight years and made her last record nearly 50 years ago, her body of work — those classic torch songs and ballads of heartache — have continued to resonate with music fans of all genre
Tim McGraw to Give New Homes to Military Veterans in Need
Tim McGraw is giving back to wounded warriors and service members by launching the nationwide HomeFront initiative, a goodwill effort that will award 25 deserving families with a mortgage-free home at each of his summer concert stops.
Reba McEntire Joins ‘American Idol’ Season Finale Lineup
Scotty McCreery isn’t the only country superstar celebrating the Season 11 finale of ‘American Idol.’ Reba McEntire is set to perform on tonight’s episode (May 23) with country hopeful Skylar Laine, who placed No. 4 this season after being eliminated a few weeks ago.
Tim McGraw Insists He Isn’t a Great Songwriter
It’s hard to imagine Tim McGraw having any insecurities concerning his successful 25-year career as a country artist, but the ‘Better Than I Used to Be’ singer admits when it comes to finding the the perfect songs, he tends to rely more on Nashville’s songwriting community rather than cutting his own material.
Suspect Arrested in Hank Williams Jr. Guitar Theft Case
Justice is finally being served after the July 2010 theft of a $15,000 guitar owned by country legend Hank Williams Jr. Almost two years after the incident, an arrest has been made in the case.
Loretta Lynn Under Fire for Age Discrepancy
Loretta Lynn has always been less than outspoken about her age, but it’s recently been discovered that the singer may not be as young as she claims. If that’s the case, how accurate is the timeline of events as depicted in her autobiography and 1980 Oscar-winning movie, ‘Coal Miner’s Daughter’? According to recovered Kentucky state birth certificates and marriage licenses for Loretta Webb Lynn, pi
Kenny Chesney Insists That No Drugs, Smoking or Salt Does His Body Good
Ever wonder how Kenny Chesney maintains his fit physique? According to his June cover story with Men’s Health magazine, the 44-year old credits simple respect for his body as his motivation to remain in the best physical condition of his life.
Doug Dillard, Legendary Banjo Player, Dead at 75
Doug Dillard, an accomplished banjo player who gained notoriety with his appearances on the ‘The Andy Griffth Show,’ passed away last night (May 16) after a trip to a Nashville emergency room, according to the Boot. The IBMA’s Bluegrass Hall of Fame member was 75-years-old.
Taylor Swift Is the Most Powerful Country Artist, According to Forbes’ Celebrity 100
When it comes to country music, it’s Taylor Swift‘s world and we’re all just living in it — according to Forbes’ Celebrity 100 list. The 22-year-old music mogul placed No. 11 on the exclusive countdown, making her the highest-ranked country musician.
Lady Antebellum Raise $285K to Help Rebuild Henryville
“This event started as an idea we had in the studio last year to crash someone’s prom,” says Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott (quote via the Green Room PR). “We had no idea at the time it would fill such a need. We are amazed by the support we’ve gotten from our fans, sponsors and the press. This is one of the proudest moments of our career!”