American singer-songwriter and multiple Hall of Famer Johnny Cash released his rendition of “You Are My Sunshine,” originally recorded by Jimmy Davis and Charles Mitchell. The original version was released in January 1940.  Because of the song’s popularity, Broadcast Media, ...

Donald Ray Williams, famously known as Don Williams, is an American singer-songwriter who initially recorded “Tears of the Lonely,” written by Wayland Holyfield. Before continuing to pursue his solo career, Williams was part of a folk-pop group called Pozo Seco Singers. Together ...

American country singer and songwriter Rodney Crowell originally sang “Please Remember Me” and co-wrote it with Will Jennings. He released the song in 1995, which peaked at No. 69 on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. Since it was ...

Five-man acapella group Home Free once again delivered their rendition of “It’s A Great Day To Be Alive,” a great classic from Travis Tritt. The song was released in December 2000 from Tritt’s album Down the Road I Go, peaking at ...

Blake Shelton’s “Goodbye Time” was a single from his platinum studio album Blake Shelton’s Barn and Grill, released in 2005. James Dean Hicks and Roger Murrah wrote the three-minute song. The album included other singles by Blake Shelton, like “Some Beach,” “Nobody ...

Days go by pretty fast now. The merry season is fast approaching, and you can almost hear the sound of ringing bells and Christmas carols. The most famous ones are slowly making their way to radio stations to be heard ...

In 1968, Tom T. Hall released “Ballad of Forty Dollars” as the fourth and final single off his album of the same name. The song became Hall’s first Top 10 hit on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart as a recording ...

Alan Jackson is famous for his neotraditional country genre, which is evident in his pieces. His song “Small Town Southern Man” topped the Billboard Hot Country Song charts for two weeks in March 2008, with people describing the music as ...

A contract from RCA Victor allowed Dottie West to release her national hit song “Here Comes My Baby” in June 1964. She and her husband, Bill West, wrote the piece together in just one day. Her music made it to ...

Accompanied by the mellow piano and violin strings, Gary Allan touched everyone’s hearts when he released one of his top songs, “Tough Little Boys.” As soon as it debuted on June 28, 2003, it landed on the 45th spot on ...

Michael Wilson Hardy, stylized as HARDY, and Lainey Wilson released “wait in the truck,” and it instantly become a hit. The song’s subject is a topic hardly talked about today in society, and the fans (including people who have experienced ...

With over 10 million views on YouTube, Kane and Katelyn Brown’s “Thank God” continues to become a hit. Kane and Katelyn Brown, married in October 2018, released their first-ever duet on September 12 this year 2022. The couple’s first-ever duet ...

Ralph and Carter Stanley were two mountain boys who took those mountains – along with their beliefs, customs, and folk songs – and wove them into a traditional bluegrass sound of absolute purity, modesty, and bewildering magnificence. The incomparable sound ...

Beloved 90’s country music hit-making machine Travis Tritt recently went on Twitter to rant about country rap. In his tweet, the country music star states that you get crap if you mix country with rap. Falling more towards the country-purist ...

“Teddy Bear” was released by Red Sovine in June 1976 as a title track for their album that had the same name. The song, a recitation with an instrumental background, was Sovine’s last of three No. 1 hits on the ...

In 1975, rock and roll legend Jerry Lee Lewis released the song “Great Balls of Fire” under Sun Records. The song was also featured in the film Jamboree that year and quickly became a huge hit. Even after his passing, ...

It’s not rare to find fans of Dolly Parton, especially new ones, getting surprised to learn about the existence of Dolly Parton gospel songs. In truth, famous country artists singing gospel songs is quite common. Dolly Parton is one of ...

Each year, countless country artists pop up and deliver amazing songs, leaving country music fans craving more. We can’t expect anything less from these artists because they all want to survive and make a name for themselves in a highly ...

On December 20, 1999, one of the most renowned and thriving country stars of the 1950s, Hank Snow, passed away at his Rainbow Ranch in Madison, Tennessee. His son, the Rev. Jimmie Rodgers Snow, revealed that the primary indications suggest ...

There are absolutely a few figures in country music that can parallel how influential – yet perhaps underappreciated in modern culture – as Doug Sahm is. The moment he brought together the vibrant San Francisco rock and gritty soul into ...

Sometime after Reba McEntire’s divorce with Narvel Blackstock, she shocked fans when she revealed her new boyfriend, Rex Linn. However, contrary to what most people think, the two already knew each other from way back. You can say that the ...

Whatever shackles previously held Hank Williams III, they were entirely broken on the studio album he released in 2006 – called Straight to Hell – where he revels in profanity and glorious depravity. This includes the truly rebellious “Crazed Country Rebel,” where ...

Isn’t Rebel Within the perfect song for Hank Williams III? Ever since he graced the music scene in 1999, he never hesitated to express his displeasure with his record label, Nashville music industry giant Curb Records. His relationship with Curb Records, most ...

In 2006, Hank Williams III released his third studio album called Straight to Hell, wherein he paid tribute to the “Country Heroes” that inspired him. This includes Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, George Jones, David Allan Coe, and of course, his legendary ...

Loretta Lynn has been around in the Country Music industry for decades. Fans of the genre around the globe know and celebrate her hits. In 2018, Loretta Lynn released a bittersweet ballad titled “Ain’t No Time to Go” that touched ...

The lack of recognition that Brenda Lee has compared to her contemporaries doesn’t take away from her greatness. Lee’s career started during the late 1940s, and she made it big during the 1950s.  Like any other celebrity throughout time, being ...

Katelyn Jae Brown is famously known for being the wife of American heartthrob and country singer Kane Brown. Together with their two beautiful baby girls, they make an inspiring and fun-to-follow family.  RELATED: Kane Brown and Wife Katelyn’s Whirlwind Love ...

Country Concerts 2023 last updated: November 18, 2022/01:41am CST Country Concerts 2023 is jampacked with tours from the biggest touring artists. And they’ll definitely be accompanied by great opening talents that will make attending them even more worthwhile.  RELATED: 27 ...

With her singing and songwriting prowess, Ashley Monroe has won the hearts of many music lovers around the world. It’s no surprise how she has gotten critical acclaim for the tunes she made. As of writing, Monroe has released five ...

Fellow country superstars and longtime friends Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley joined forces for a performance of “Whiskey Lullaby” during Grand Ole Opry’s 4,940th consecutive Saturday night broadcast in 2020 – and the pair didn’t fail to blow the audience ...

In 1995, country supergroup The Highwaymen released “I Do Believe” off their album The Road Goes on Forever. The song was written by Waylon Jennings, who also provided lead vocals on the track. The soul-stirring tune derides conventional religious beliefs, including the ...

Garth Brooks is making his way to The Entertainment Capital of the World! The Country Music Hall of Fame member took to his Instagram on Monday (November 14) to announce a new residency in Las Vegas that he will headline. ...

For those who have heard “Whiskey Lullaby,” you know it’s a truly heartbreaking and tragic song about betrayal, regret, and self-blame.  And the moment Brad Paisley heard the song; he knew he had to record it. He enlisted another country ...

What happens when a highly talented Christian artist like Zach Williams collaborates with the iconic and award-winning country artist Dolly Parton? Well, it’s a beautiful rendition of a touching gospel song. So, let’s look closer at the famous Zach Williams ...

Even when she was just a child, Brenda Lee had an angelic singing voice, a commanding stage presence, and physical beauty. As a result, she managed to win people’s attention and started her illustrious music career at a young age. ...

In 1972, Doug Sahm left the rock band Sir Douglas Quintet and finally released his debut solo album called Doug Sahm and Band. “Is Anybody Goin’ to San Antone” was the opening track, which has since been the song that he’s ...

In 1995, country singer Tracy Byrd released “The Keeper of the Stars” as the fourth and last single off his album No Ordinary Man. The song quickly climbed Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart, peaking at No. 2.  A year after its release, ...

The Country Music Association (CMA) was created in Nashville in 1958. According to the association’s CEO Sarah Trahern, it was the ‘first trade association dedicated to any genre.’ But it was only in 1967 that the organization started giving out awards. Their ...

The Shenandoah Band is always at the forefront of any discussion regarding the “greatest” groups in the country music genre. The band’s sound draws influences from gospel, country, and bluegrass.  John Bush from Allmusic considers them one of the first ...

The CMA Awards 2022 event recently happened, and of course, plenty of eyes were watching the show’s red carpet to see who the best-dressed stars for the event were. Throwbacks for past fashion themes were popular that night, and so ...

Being the son of country star Hank Williams Jr. and grandson of country legend Hank Williams, Hank Williams III was a country music royalty way before he started learning to sing. Still, he has spent his teendom bucking his legacy ...

Nothing signals the arrival of the holiday better than hearing the annual return of “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree” by Brenda Lee on the radio. It remains a favorite holiday tune decades after Little Miss Dynamite first recorded it. Johnny ...

“I’m Sorry” was a 1960 hit song by American singer Brenda Lee. Ronnie Self and Dub Allbritten penned it, and Brenda sang the song when she was still 15 years old. After its release, the song peaked on Billboard’s Hot ...

Written by Kendell Marvel and Casey Beathard, “Right Where I need to Be” was recorded and popularized by country music icon Gary Allan. The song was his third and last single for his Smoke Rings in the Dark album in ...

Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn took country music by storm when they paired up in 1990. For nearly twenty years, the brilliant country duo has stolen the hearts of many fans with their undeniable stage swagger and soaring vocal approach. ...

Before Gary Allan covered the song “Best I Ever Had,” Vertical Horizon, an American Alternative rock band, initially recorded it. It was for their fourth album, titled “Everything You Want,” released in 1999. In 2001, the band released the song ...

Gary Allan released his single called “Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain)” in 2012. They later included the song in “Set You Free,” Allan’s ninth album. The song entered three Billboard charts and became famous because of the meaningful message ...

Famed country singer Conway Twitty recorded a heartbreaking song in 1989 titled “She’s Got a Single Thing in Mind.” It’s a single from his House on Old Lonesome Road album. Acclaimed songwriter Walt Aldrige wrote the song for Twitty.   The ...

Toby Keith’s song, Made in America, is the artist’s chart-topping expression of patriotism. The artist is known to have several songs under his belt that articulate his love for America. It’s safe to say that expressing his passionate feelings for ...

Sam Williams recently shared a heart rendering music video for his song “Tilted Crown,” which brought plenty of interest to the famed musician. It is a song from his deluxe album, Glasshouse Children: Tilted Crown.  The song portrays the acclaimed ...

Sam Williams is the grandson of Hank Williams, one of the country music industry’s most influential and legendary artists. His father, Hank Williams Jr., is also an icon in the industry, and so is his half-brother, Hank Williams III.  Sam ...

It’s quite hard to think about country music without Brooks & Dunn in it. It’s no secret that they are one of the best country music duos in history. They have made an indelible mark and enduring impact on the ...

In 1969, Neil Diamond released “Sweet Caroline” as a single off his album Brother Love’s Travelling Salvation Show. The song quickly became a hit, reaching No. 4 on Billboard Hot 100 while ranking No. 3 on Billboard Adult Contemporary chart. It ...

In 2009, Rhonda Vincent took music to the next level while keeping her profound bluegrass roots with the release of her album Destination Life. The record consists of a heavenly lineup of brand-new, original, and traditional bluegrass tracks – which includes ...

Jenee Fleenor, an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist (fiddle, mandolin, and acoustic guitar), won the 2022 CMA Awards as Musician of the Year. She beat steel guitarist Paul Franklin, guitarists Brent Mason and Derek Wells, and banjo player Ilya Toshinkskiy.  RELATED: ...

Carly Pearce and Ashley McBryde bagged the Musical Event of the Year for “Never Wanted To Be That Girl,” beating Dierks Bentley, Breland and Hardy’s “Beers on Me;” Jason Aldean and Carrie Underwood, “If I Didn’t Love You;” Midland’s collaboration with Jon Pardi on “Longneck Way ...

CMA Awards 2022 complete list of winners last updated: November 10, 2022/07:19 am ET The 56th annual CMA Awards crowned rising country stars Lainey Wilson and Cody Johnson as the night’s big winners. Wilson grabbed the New Artist of the Year and Female ...

The 2022 CMA Awards for Vocal Duo of the Year has been once again won by the Brothers Osborne. They bested Brooks & Dunn, Dan + Shay, LOCASH, and Maddie & Tae. This was their fifth win on the category, rallying behind ...

Old Dominion bagged their consecutive five-peat Vocal Group of the Year award against Lady A, Little Big Town, Midland, and Zac Brown Band at the 2022 CMA Awards.  But instead of the usual thank you speech, lead singer Matthew Ramsey took the ...

Ahead of the live telecast of the 56th annual CMA Awards, Cody Johnson received his first-ever CMA Award with “‘Til You Can’t.” The gritty ballad was crowned Music Video of the Year, beating strong contenders “I Bet You Think About Me” (Taylor’s ...