Friends and Family Say Goodbye To Troy Gentry During Emotional Memorial Service

Friends, Family and Fans filled the pews of the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville to say goodbye to their beloved husband, father, brother, son and friend, Troy Gentry, on a rainy September morning. Troy Gentry, one-half of country duo Montgomery Gentry, was killed on Sept. 8 when the helicopter he was riding in experienced … Read more

Chris Stapleton’s Cover of “Hillbilly Shoes” in Memory of Troy Gentry Was Near Perfect

As family, friends and band members gathered inside the Grand Ole Opry to celebrate and remember the life of Troy Gentry, who was killed in a helicopter crash at the age of 50, tributes from across the country continued to pour in. During a show in Cincinnati, Chris Stapleton did his part to pay tribute … Read more

Montgomery Gentry New Single, “Better Me,” Being Released To Fans

The day before Troy Gentry’s Memorial Service is to take place on Thursday, Sept. 14 at the Grand Ole Opry House, Gentry’s label announced that they will be releasing a new single from the duo Montgomery Gentry. The duo was finishing up a new album prior to Gentry’s death. We’ve come to learn that one … Read more

Details for Troy Gentry’s Funeral Have Been Made Public

Funeral arrangements for Troy Gentry have been announced. A public celebration of Gentry’s life will take place Thursday, Sept. 14 at 11 a.m. at the Grand Ole Opry House, with a private, family internment to follow. For those unable to attend the celebration, a live stream of the service can be viewed on the Grand … Read more

Jason Aldean Plays Montgomery Gentry Song He Used to Cover in Honor of Troy Gentry

Jason Aldean is one of those superstars that made the rounds before he made it big. And as he was coming up in the bars and honky tonks playing covers, he used to cover Montgomery Gentry‘s “Lonely and Gone.” Aldean played the song again during a recent tour stop to honor Troy Gentry, telling fans, … Read more

Montgomery Gentry Perform “Where I Come From” During What Would Become Last Grand Ole Opry Performance

The news of Troy Gentry’s death from a helicopter crash on Sept. 8 shocked the country music industry. Artists, industry members, co-workers, friends and fans alike shared their sorrow with an outpouring of love on social media, as that news spread. Montgomery Gentry, comprised of Eddie Montgomery and Troy Gentry, received many accolades during their … Read more

Montgomery Gentry’s Troy Gentry Killed in Helicopter Crash

According to, Troy Gentry of Montgomery Gentry has died in a helicopter crash. A helicopter that Gentry was traveling in crashed at Flying W Airport in Medford, N.J. Prior to the identity of the two men killed in the crash being released, the venue had posted on Facebook that Montgomery Gentry show had been … Read more

Travis Tritt, Kenny Rogers, Alabama and Many More to Pay Tribute to Randy Travis With a One-of-a-Kind Concert Event

Travis Tritt, Alabama and Kenny Rogers will be among the artists paying tribute to the Randy Travis in February. Rodney Atkins, Chris Janson, Jamey Johnson, Montgomery Gentry, Michael Ray, Ricky Skaggs, Michael W. Smith, Tanya Tucker, Josh Turner, Scotty McCreery, Joe Nichols, Collin Raye, the Bellamy Brothers, Kane Brown, James Dupre and Ricky Traywick are … Read more

Jason Aldean Turns the Grand Ole Opry Pink With Chris Young, Cassadee Pope, Hillary Scott and More to Fight Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is a disease that is near and dear to Jason Aldean‘s heart. This year he combined his 11th annual “Concert for the Cure” with the Grand Ole Opry‘s “Opry Goes Pink.” He also flipped the switch on the Opry’s signature barn backdrop to turn it pink. Chris Young (with surprise guest Cassadee Pope), … Read more

Real Cowgirl and Scotty McCreery Perform “Bizarre” Duet for Keith Urban

Real life, off-the-grid cowgirl Jeneve Mitchell teamed up with Scotty McCreery for quite the duet on “American Idol” recently. The cowgirl and “American Idol” winner performed a Montgomery Gentry classic and by the time it was over all Keith Urban could say was, “that was bizarre.” Harry Connick Jr. said, “You’re unique and you’re extraordinarily … Read more

10 Best Country Performances on “American Idol”

As “American Idol” launches into its farewell season, we’ve been taking many nostalgic walks down memory lane. The ground-breaking show has created several bonafide superstars, like country music‘s own Carrie Underwood, pop phenomenon Kelly Clarkson and glam-rocker Adam Lambert, but they aren’t the only singers to take that stage and create really powerful moments. In 14 … Read more

Eddie Montgomery’s Family Releases Statement on Son’s Death

Just a few days after confirming the death of his 19-year-old son, Hunter, Eddie Montgomery (of Montgomery Gentry) and his ex-wife have confirmed that their son died of an overdose. Tracy Nunan released the statement via Facebook hoping to prevent another tragedy for another family in the future. When a family asks for privacy, there … Read more