New Album ‘Johnny Cash: Forever Words’ is An Amazing Look Inside Johnny Cash’s Deep Love for June Carter Cash

Johnny Cash, The Man in Black, may have been an outlaw and he may have battled more demons than many people know exist, but at his core, he was a romantic, a poet and deeply in love with June Carter Cash. Over the course of Johnny and June’s relationship, the couple exchanged poems and letters, … Read more

11 Best Americana Songs Of 2017

Americana is closely knit to country music but often overlooked for it’s almost anti-pop sound. As a result, it attracts the misfits, the fed up, the individualists, and the non-conformists. But that isn’t a bad thing. The men and women who make music with their own set of rules tend to make some pretty amazing … Read more

30 Quotes from Women in Country Music in 1993 That Could Easily Be Said Today and Have Definitely Been Said Lately

In 1993 CBS aired the “Women of Country” 2-hour special which featured the likes of Lynn Anderson, Suzy Bogguss, Mary Chapin Carpenter, June Carter Cash, Linda Davis, Crystal Gayle, Emmylou Harris, Wanda Jackson, Naomi Judd, Wynonna Judd, Alison Krauss, Brenda Lee, Patty Loveless, Barbara Mandrell, Kathy Mattea, Martina McBride, Reba McEntire, Dolly Parton, Jeannie C. … Read more

10 ’90s Country Hits That Are Still Super Relevant Today

2017 is awash in ’90s nostalgia, from revivals and/or spin-offs of “Full House” and “Will & Grace” to “Twin Peaks” and a slew of other projects in development. It’s inherently cool to relive the ’90s, for better or worse. But you’ll most likely just feel old. Music appears to be rehashing many of the sounds … Read more

Kenny Rogers Will Perform With Dolly Parton for the Final Time at His Farewell Celebration

Kenny Rogers is taking his final bow. The legendary country singer is retiring after 60 years in the business. To say goodbye, Kenny hosting “All in for the Gambler: Kenny Rogers’ Farewell Concert Celebration,” at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Oct. 25, 2017. The event will include his final performance with Dolly Parton, his duet partner … Read more

10 Best Songs From Alison Krauss

There is no voice who can shatter mountains and make you weep in the same verse as Alison Krauss’. Between her solo work (including her exquisite covers album Windy City) and collaboration with Union Station, she has tremendously shifted the country landscape, as well as that of bluegrass, through the years. Her voice is unmistakable … Read more

Lauren Duski Wows with Alison Krauss’ “When You Say Nothing At All” on “The Voice” for #TeamBlake

Originally written by Paul Overstreet and Don Schlitz, Keith Whitley took “When You Say Nothing At All” to the top of Billboard‘s Hot Country Singles chart in 1988. And though his version is well-known, the one most people think about when they think of this song is Alison Krauss’ 1995 version, originally released on the … Read more

Willie Nelson, Erich Church, Chris Stapleton, Toby Keith and Many More Pay Homage to Waylon Jennings With Upcoming Concert Special

Willie Nelson, Eric Church, Chris Stapleton, Sturgill Simpson, Kris Kristofferson, Toby Keith, Alison Krauss, Kacey Musgraves, Ryan Bingham, Jamey Johnson, Lee Ann Womack, Shooter Jennings, Buddy Miller, Jessi Colter, Robert Earl Keen, and Bobby Bare are paying tribute to Waylon Jennings. “Waylon Jennings was my friend, brother, and musical soul mate,” Willie Nelson says. “All … Read more

Alison Krauss Introduces Album of Classic Songs By Putting Her Spin on the Brenda Lee Hit “Losing You”

“Windy City” is a milestone album for Alison Krauss. It marks her first project without her band Union Station (since “Raising Sand”) as well as her first album with her new record label, Capitol. The album includes 10 strategically chosen classic hits reimagined by Alison and famed-producer Buddy Cannon. “Usually it’s just all songs first. … Read more

Dolly Parton, Kenny Rogers, Reba, Alison Krauss to Perform During Smoky Mountains Rise Telethon: A Benefit for the My People Fund

Dolly Parton is proving once again that she walks the walk and this time, she’s getting her friends involved. Reba McEntire, Kenny Rogers and Alison Krauss, are set to perform during Smoky Mountains Rise: A Benefit for the My People Fund on Tuesday, December 13 at 8 p.m. (EST) on Great American Country (GAC). The … Read more

Taylor Swift’s 2013 CMA Awards Performance With Vince Gill and Alison Krauss is Still One of the Best Ever

In 2013, at the CMA Awards, Taylor Swift was a full year into her Red album and likely planning her future pop music career. It was also during this CMA Awards show that Taylor was given the prestigious Pinnacle Award. The CMA brought out Rascal Flatts, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, George Strait, Keith Urban and … Read more

10 Greatest Female Country Singers Of All Time

Time and time again, the women of country music have proved to be the torchbearers for authentic storytelling. From the early days of Dottie West and Kitty Wells to Reba McEntire and Martina Bride through Carrie Underwood and Miranda Lambert, country music has been far richer with the unyielding power and finesse of the female … Read more