Watch Ricky Skaggs Surprise Michael Ray and Carly Pearce During Duet of “When You Say Nothing at All” on Opry Stage

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Michael Ray and Carly Pearce are becoming country music’s new super couple. Shortly after announcing that they were dating,  the duo have been popping up at each other’s concerts and taking the stage for some duets together. Their latest collaboration happened on the Opry stage, when Michael and Carly took on Keith Whitley’s 1988 hit … Read more

Dierks Bentley Honored with Merle Haggard Spirit Award at 2018 ACM Honors

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It was a night of outstanding awards, but not the kind that you see on TV. The 12th Annual ACM Honors, where the Academy of Country Music recognizes the recipients of off-camera awards, took place Wednesday night at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville and Dierks Bentley was one of it’s prestigious nominees. Dierks was receiving … Read more

Country Music Hall Of Fame Announces 2018 Class: Ricky Skaggs, Dottie West, And Johnny Gimble

The Country Music Association has announced its 2018 inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame—Johnny Gimble, Ricky Skaggs and Dottie West. Gimble will be inducted in the “Recording and/or Touring Musician” category, Skaggs in the “Modern Era Artist” category, while West will be inducted as a “Veterans Era Artist.” Gimble, Skaggs and West will increase membership in … Read more

Ricky Skaggs and Steven Curtis Chapman Took the Opry to Church With Their Cover of “What A Friend We Have In Jesus”

The Grand Ole Opry is hallowed ground for country musicians. It is the home of legends and giants of the genre and the goal of every struggling musician. But there is something beyond the Opry. Something better. Ricky Skaggs and Steven Curtis Chapman (sporting a Glen Campbell t-shirt under his blazer) took a moment to … 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

My Favorite CMA Awards Moment Was Probably One You Didn’t See

Growing up, my parents weren’t really into country music, but my brother and I couldn’t get enough of Garth Brooks, Brooks & Dunn and George Strait. Seeing these legends on the stage (together) during the 50th Annual CMA Awards was almost magical. And really, the whole night was magical and full of touching, unforgettable moments, … Read more

54th Annual ASCAP Country Music Awards Full List of Winners

During the 54th Annual ASCAP Country Music Awards, songwriters and artists gathered at the Mother Church of Country Music, the Ryman Auditorium to celebrate the year’s best in song and songwriters. Hit songwriter Ashley Gorley took home ASCAP Country Music Songwriter of the Year and the audience was treated to a Trace Adkins performance of … Read more

Ricky Skaggs Honored with ASCAP Founders Award

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) recently hosted its 54th Annual Awards in Nashville, where some of the biggest artists and songwriters gathered to celebrated the year’s most-performed songs. The evening was also dedicated to paying tribute to an artist who helped shape and influence country music as we know it today– … Read more

Emily Ann Roberts and Ricky Skaggs Give a Toe-Tapping Performance of “Country Boy”

During this year’s “Voice” finale runner-up Emily Ann Roberts and country music legend Ricky Skaggs teamed up to perform Skaggs’ toe-tapping, twangy “Country Boy” and it couldn’t be any better if it tried. We just have to say, Emily Ann and Ricky Skaggs are an absolute match made in Heaven. Emily Ann’s angelically pure vocals mixed … Read more