Sturgill Simpson Reveals COVID-19 Diagnosis With Important Details

Sturgill Simpson fights against coronavirus

Award-winning singer and songwriter Sturgill Simpson is the most recent artist to reveal that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus after returning from northwestern Europe. In a post on his Instagram page, Sturgill shared a photo of himself taken on March 13 in a local emergency room. His face is mostly covered with … Read more

Sturgill Simpson Doesn’t Hate Luke Bryan, “When You Say Things In Print It’s So Easy For Context To Get Twisted”

Sturgill Simpson has landed in hot water recently for making comments that were blatantly insulting to fellow country singer Luke Bryan in an article in the New York Times. It solidified Simpson as an outsider after the GRAMMY award winning artist was neither nominated nor invited to the ACM or CMA award shows. But the … Read more

Luke Bryan Wants to Have Coffee With Sturgill Simpson; Simpson Says He’s Never Heard a Single Luke Bryan Song

During a recent interview with New York Times Magazine, Luke Bryan was asked about his music in comparison to Sturgill Simpson’s music. First, he said his approach to recording songs is based on what his fans react to, “Listen, at the end of the day. I write, record and sing about what I see my … Read more

John Prine Announces A Select Series Tour In 2018

Legendary singer-songwriter John Prine will hit the road starting in April of 2018 for a limited tour across the nation. Prine will be joined by a talented group of Americana artists at select venues including Sturgill Simpson, Margo Price, and Kurt Vile. Prine will perform in 11 theaters during the late spring including Radio City … Read more

Sturgill Simpson Is Having The Time Of His Life In Japan

Summer is a slow time in the music industry. Artists are either on tour, vacation, or generally hiding from the spotlight. Some go to the beach, some stay at home watching Netflix and generally chilling. But no one is like Sturgill Simpson who is winning the hearts and minds of the Japanese people one karaoke … Read more

Backstreet Boys, Nelly and P!nk Have No.1 Country Hits, Here Are 7 Artists Who Don’t

Last week, the Backstreet Boys ascended to the top of the country music charts with Florida Georgia Line. “God, Your Mama, and Me” is one of the worst songs ever released to country radio, but it still peaked at the top. Last summer, P!nk joined Kenny Chesney on a No. 1 country hit, “Setting the … Read more

Playlist: 2017 Americana Music Awards Nominees

Country music has become a broad genre encompassing everything from pop to bluegrass. It is easy to forget the roots of country– the story telling and back country musicianship that laid the foundation for bigger pop names. American roots music is not as big as most country music, but the soul of the music is … 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

Sturgill Simpson Releases New Video for “All Around You,” Which Features a Giant Wall and Faceless Politician

After taking the GRAMMY stage and walking away with the trophy for Best Country Album, Sturgill Simpson has released a poignant, beautiful video for his tune, “All Around You.” Simpson collaborated, once again, with acclaimed director Matt Mahurin, who also directed his previous two videos. The video features a young boy walking the earth in … Read more

Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Little Big Town, Kelsea Ballerini and Maren Morris to Perform at the 2017 Grammys

Kelsea Ballerini has been added to the list of performers for the 59th Annual Grammy Awards. View this post on Instagram First-time GRAMMY nominee @KelseaBallerini has been confirmed to take the #GRAMMYs stage! 🎤 Watch her performance Feb. 12 on @cbstv! A post shared by Recording Academy / GRAMMYs (@recordingacademy) on Feb 6, 2017 at … Read more

Sturgill Simpson Slated to Perform at the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards

Country singer Sturgill Simpson is set to perform at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards! The performance will celebrate Sturgill’s two nominations, Album of the Year and Best Country Album — for his acclaimed new album A Sailor’s Guide To Earth. The awards show will be broadcast live on CBS from L.A.’s Staples Center on Sunday, … Read more

Sturgill Simpson Turned the Entire “Saturday Night Live” Studio Into His Stage with Two Amazing Performances

After Sturgill Simpson garnered a surprising nomination for Album of the Year at the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards, the Internet was abuzz trying to figure out who Simpson was and just what A Sailor’s Guide to Earth is all about. Some Twitter users, Simpson included, asked, “who the f*ck is Sturgill Simpson?” Simpson even decided … Read more