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Garth Brooks, Connie Smith, Hargus “Pig” Robbins Are 2012 Country Music Hall Of Fame Inductees

The Country Music Association has announced that three iconic artists are the 2012 inductees into the prestigious Country Music Hall of Fame: singer Connie Smith, who was one of the most popular country artists of […]

03/06/2012

Carrie Underwood (Larry Busacca/ Getty Images)

Carrie Underwood Debuts Album Cover For “Blown Away”!

[Photos] Steven Tyler And Carrie… Carrie Underwood has released the cover of her brand new album! Did you follow along when it was revealed last night on her website? If you didn’t, we have the […]

03/06/2012

Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles (l) and Kristian Bush (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Kristian Bush From Sugarland Honored As Distinguished Alumnus

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Sugarland’s[/lastfm] own Kristian Bush was honored last week as a Distinguished Alumnus by his Alma Mater, Avon Old Farms School in Connecticut. The Avon Patch reports he was awarded the prestigious honor by a former […]

03/06/2012

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

“It’s A Small World” Songwriter, Robert Sherman, Dies At 86

Robert Sherman, the Academy Award-winning songwriter behind such iconic masterpieces such as Disney’s “It’s A Small World (After All),” Mary Poppins‘ “Chim Chim Cher-ee” and “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious,” and songs from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, has passed […]

03/06/2012

Garth Brooks (in reflection) looks at an outfit worn by Patsy Cline at the Smithsonian Institution (TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Music Flashback: Patsy Cline’s Plane Crash, 1963

Music has had its share of famous fatal crashes. It’s not much of an exaggeration to compare one that happened this week in 1963 to the one that killed rocker [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Buddy Holly[/lastfm] four years earlier.

03/06/2012

American Country Awards 2011 - Arrivals

Scotty McCreery Returning To School To Finish Senior Year

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Scotty McCreery[/lastfm] has made the decision to go back to high school to finish out his senior year, and to play a little baseball.

03/05/2012

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Trace Adkins And Blake Shelton – The Newest Hollywood Couple?

Blake Shelton Kicks Off Well Lit &…[mp3com-artist]Trace Adkins[/mp3com-artist] has been in a few movies over the years and wants to get his buddy [mp3com-artist]Blake Shelton[/mp3com-artist] involved. Could the “Hillbilly Bone” duo be the newest Hollywood movie couple?

03/05/2012

Luke Bryan (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for CMT)

Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Scott McCreery, Jennifer Nettles Among Latest Performers Announced For ACM Weekend In Las Vegas

The annual Academy of Country Music Awards ceremony takes place in Las Vegas next month on April 1, but that’s not the only live-music action going on in town that weekend. On Fremont Street in […]

03/05/2012

Buck Owens (l) with Garth Brooks (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Unreleased Buck Owens Song Hitting Shelves On Record Store Day

A previously unreleased early version of the classic “Close Up the Honky Tonks” by Bakersfield, Calif. country legend Buck Owens is seeing the light of day next month on Record Store Day (April 21). Recorded in […]

03/05/2012

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