What are your favorite albums of the past year? Compare your picks against this list from Metacritic, which shows the best-reviewed country albums of 2012.
The long list of country nominees also included Taylor Swift, Ronnie Dunn, country supergroup The Time Jumpers, the Eli Young Band, Dierks Bentley, Zac Brown, and Jamey Johnson.
“I love music, and there’s a lot of great music out there to listen to,” Neil Young said in a recent interview, before name-checking the two artists.
They perform a powerful version of “Make the World Go Away,” a Hank Cochran song that appears on Jamey Johnson’s new album, “Living for a Song,” which hits stores this week.
Blake Shelton, Jason Aldean, Taylor Swift, Dwight Yoakam, Jamey Johnson, and Alison Krauss are just some of the country artists making TV appearances this week. Fire up the DVR!
The second annual tour was to travel by vintage railcars across portions of the U.S., offering open-air pop-up concerts in parks and lots adjacent to the tracks.
Friends and fellow artists sing the praises of “King George” in a moving video that accompanied his Cowboy Rides Away tour announcement in Nashville this week.
“We’re glad to be here, but we’re very sorry we have to be here. This problem should have been solved long ago.” — Willie Nelson at Farm Aid 2012
Taking place in Normandy, Tennessee, the concert with Jamey Johnson and Jessi Colter (Waylon Jennings’ widow) will benefit the fight against pancreatic cancer.
Today Willie Nelson released a video shot during the recording of his new song “Roll Me Up.”