Lee Brice, Hunter Hayes, Toby Keith, Tim McGraw, Kellie Pickler, and Keith Urban have also been added to the already impressive bill of the television special, which airs in May. LL Cool J and actor Chris O’Donnell will host.
The legendary artist will receive the Crystal Milestone Award during this year’s ACMs. Haggard is also the subject of the upcoming tribute album “Working Man’s Poet,” featuring many top country stars.
Church, Keith and Lady Antebellum with Stevie Nicks are the latest round of performers announced for the upcoming Academy of Country Music Awards on April 6.
In honor of its 45th anniversary, Haggard’s live “Okie from Muskogee” album is getting reissued later this month. And as a bonus, a second disc will feature his 1970 album “The Fightin’ Side of Me.”
Watch a tour announcement video that shows Keith fans revealing the details of his upcoming Shut Up & Hold On Tour.
The upcoming album project will feature select Doobie Brothers hits performed by the band and former lead singer Michael McDonald, as well as numerous country guest stars.
Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar and Grill in Woodbridge, Virginia, is attracting ire from some customers and praise from others after announcing that it will no longer allow guns inside the establishment.
With Tim McGraw hitting No. 1 (again), Garth Brooks about to release a new box set, and others like Joe Diffie and Marty Brown gaining new fans, we have to wonder: Is country music in the midst of a 1990s comeback?
Country is more than just music. It’s an attitude, a way of life, and a range of feelings and emotions that include, among other things, love, heartbreak, and yes, patriotism.
“If i didn’t do this tomorrow and I just went and followed my horses around and followed my kids around, the rest of my life I would still be writing the whole way. Writing has nothing to do with the business part. Writing is what God blessed me to do better than everything else I do.”