Alan Jackson’s “The Angels Cried” with American bluegrass country singer Alison Krauss is considered one of the underrated Alan Jackson songs. He released the song in 1993 as part of his country Christmas album titled Honky Tonk Christmas under Arista Nashville. The ...

When Alabama touring group Gold City released “Midnight Cry” in 1999 – with Southern Gospel singer Ivan Parker singing the solo part – it instantly began to sweep the Christian music world. Since then, it has been recorded hundreds of ...

Brooks & Dunn’s “Believe” is an emotional acoustic ballad worth listening to.  While the duo may primarily be known for more upbeat tracks such as “Boot Scootin’ Boogie” and “Only in America,” Brooks & Dunn recorded songs with all sorts ...

“Lord, I Hope This Day Is Good” by the late Don Williams continues to be a testament to the singer’s legacy in country music. The song earned his 12th career number one, and it spent 20 weeks strong on the ...

Loretta Lynn’s “How Great Thou Art” is honestly one of the most timeless and mesmerizing renditions of the song that will take you to gospel music heaven. And despite not being released as a single, her cover garnered attention and ...

In 1990, K.T. Oslin released “Come Next Monday” as the second single off her third studio album, Love in a Small Town. It easily climbed to the top spot of Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart, where it remained for two ...

It’s been nearly four decades since George Strait played on the prestigious stage of Gruene Hall at New Braunfels, Texas – but in 2016, the King of Country made a thrilling comeback within its hallowed walls. The lucky few cramped ...

Congratulations are in order for country singer Scotty McCreery and his wife, Gabi Dugal McCreery. The former American Idol winner shared the happy news with People magazine on Tuesday (June 22), revealing that they are expecting their first child, a baby boy ...

Chris Stapleton is postponing a string of shows after testing positive for COVID-19. The 44-year-old country superstar announced the heartbreaking news on his social media page, saying he’s very sorry for being unable to perform this weekend’s show. View this ...

When country star Faith Hill and talk show host Oprah Winfrey met for the very first time, the two award-winning ladies found out they had plenty more in common than both being Mississippi girls. While Hill rehearsed the night before ...

Kenny Rogers recorded the definitive version of “Ruby, Don’t Take Your Love To Town” with his band The First Edition in 1969, taking it to No. 6 on both the Hot 100 and Adult Contemporary charts and No. 2 in ...

As Ian O’Riordan of the Irish Times put it, Richard Mulligan’s “I Never Met You” hit with a hard edge, just like his running style. That is, the song was four minutes and 26 seconds of honest and raw narrative inspired by the ...

Tanya Tucker entered the country music scene at the very young age of thirteen. Still, she managed to quickly captivate listeners from different sides of the world. Those who tuned in and heard Tanya Tucker songs playing on the radio ...

Luke Bryan and HunterGirl shared the finale stage of American Idol Season 20 to sing Randy Travis’s hit “I Told You So” from his 1988 album Always and Forever. And this was actually the third time that the song had been ...

Marty Robbins was one of the most renowned and successful country stars, with a career spanning nearly four decades. Fans remember him for his unmistakably unique music and a style that’s so individual – it was almost like a handprint. ...

Alan Jackson has always been open about his religious beliefs, and he doesn’t hold back from singing about them. So, the country music icon decided to bring together his passion for music and his love for his faith into one ...

Written by the legendary Nashville songwriter Bob McDill, “Amanda” was recorded by two of the biggest names in the history of country music – none other than Don Williams and Waylon Jennings. And it’s as if the universe conspired for ...

In 1966, Loretta Lynn released the biggest hit of her career to this point, “You Ain’t Woman Enough (To Take My Man).” It was produced by none other than the pioneer of the Nashville recording industry, the legendary Owen Bradley, ...

In 1980, Mickey Gilley released a successful cover version of “True Love Ways.” It reached No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart and even peaked at No. 66 on Billboard Hot 100. This country crossover success came after Gilley ...

It is no doubt that Patsy Cline is one of the most iconic female country music artists of all time. She is a true artist preserving the true country music sound. Her legacy of authentic country music will stay forever ...

Scotty McCreery was only sixteen years old when he impressed and won the hearts of American Idol judges with his thrilling rendition of Josh Turner’s “Your Man” and Travis Tritt’s “Put Some Drive in Your Country.” You can tell that ...

Remember when Eddy Arnold joined LeAnn Rimes on a version of “Cattle Call?” Rimes was only thirteen then, while Arnold was an 81-year-old accomplished country music star with a career spanning six decades. The thrilling collaboration appeared on Rimes’ 1996 ...

In 1962, Marty Robbins released “Devil Woman” as the first single and title track off his tenth studio album. The song then became another successful hit for Robbins, reaching No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart – where it ...

When Marty Robbins released “El Paso” in 1959 off his album Gunfighter Ballads and Trail Songs, it quickly became a major hit – not only on the country music charts – but also on the pop charts. The song reached ...

Tanya Tucker was only thirteen years old when she recorded her husky rendition of “Delta Dawn” – yet she proved she’s capable of handling mature subject matter despite being at such a young age. Singing “Delta Dawn” with distinctive vibrato, ...

Did you know that before “Delta Dawn” became a hit for Tanya Tucker and Helen Reddy, it was first recorded by Alex Harvey – who’s actually the brilliant mind behind the country ballad? The song first appeared on Harvey’s eponymous ...

During the 1950s and 1960s, Marty Robbins songs dominated – not only on the country charts but as well as the pop chart, making him one of the most successful crossover artists of his generation. It’s fascinating how Robbins’ versatile ...

In 1950, Hank Williams recorded “Cold, Cold Heart” at Castle Studio, Nashville. The song was then released as the B-side to “Dear John” – which ranked No. 8 on the country chart. However, “Cold, Cold Heart” proved to be a ...

When Home Free created their album Timeless in 2017, they were especially scrupulous in picking songs they felt conveyed more depth – and John Mayer’s “In the Blood” is just among their top choices. The song is Mayer’s first release ...

Toby Keith is beyond thankful for his fans! Days after the seven-time Grammy nominee revealed his stomach cancer diagnosis, he again turned to social media to send a sweet message to his fans. “Thank you for all your love and ...

Toby Keith revealed a piece of sad news with fans that he’s been battling stomach cancer for much of the past months. The country superstar took to Instagram to detail his diagnosis that came last fall and how he has ...

Gathering the best Brad Paisley songs is absolutely a challenging thing to do! After all, he is without a doubt one of the finest male country artists to emerge in the 2000s. Over the past two decades, the West Virginia ...

In 2003, Josh Groban recorded “You Raise Me Up” – which easily became a hit! His version reached No. 1 on Billboard’s Adult Contemporary chart, where it stayed for six remarkable weeks. It also became Groban’s first single to enter ...

In 2003, Billy Currington released “Walk A Little Straighter” as his debut single off his self-titled album.  The song peaked at No. 8 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart. It was also a minor crossover hit, reaching No. 67 on ...

In the 1980s, Holly Dunn rose to fame with “Daddy’s Hands” that eventually became her signature song. Though the song only rose to No. 7 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles and Tracks, it was Dunn’s longest-lasting hit and continued ...

In 2004, George Strait released “I Hate Everything” as the lead single off his compilation album, 50 Number Ones. The song easily ranked atop Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart and was a crossover success, peaking at No. 35 on Billboard Hot 100. ...

While he’s no saint, Blake Shelton songs often share small glimpses of his spiritual life throughout the years. Take, for instance, this hymn-like country ballad “Savior’s Shadow” – which goes even further to highlight his conviction and humility as a ...

In 1982, Alabama released “Close Enough to Perfect” as the third single off their album Mountain Music. It became the country music band’s eighth No. 1 country hit as it ranked atop Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart. The song helped Alabama ...

In 1979, Conway Twitty released “Happy Birthday Darlin'” as the third and final single off his album Cross Winds. The song quickly became a hit, ranking No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart – where it stayed on top ...

In 2018, Brad Paisley premiered his much-anticipated single “Bucked Off.”  Written by Paisley along with Kelley Lovelace and Chris DuBois, “Bucked Off” uses elements of the rodeo to describe a looming breakup. It finds Paisley comparing himself to a cowboy ...

Country Music Hall of Famer Randy Travis has joined TikTok and began posting on the addictive video platform. And one of his early uploads has truly blown away millions of country fans – it was none other than his duet ...

We hate to be the bearer of bad news, but Alan Jackson will no longer be performing at this year’s CMA Fest in Nashville, Tennessee. The Country Music Association revealed the heartbreaking news just a few days prior to the ...

It’s definitely amazing how this talented little country kid can sing right through our hearts. Alex Malone may only be eight years old, but she proved she has what it takes to be a country star as she mustered up ...

While “Mammas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys” has been sung by countless country legends, it’s incredible how this sweet six-year-old girl snuck her way up to that list. In a short clip we’ve found on YouTube ...

Patsy Cline is without a doubt the most popular female country singer in recording history. She’s best known for her smoky, inherently vintage-sounding voice and emotionally expressive tone – a singing style that remains an influence on the realm of ...

Morgan Wallen has made another record-breaking run with the debut of his heartbreak ballad, “Wasted On You.” The song debuted early in 2021 as part of the acoustic set released on YouTube before the release of his album, Dangerous: The ...

Hank Williams Jr., Kid Rock, and Miranda Lambert in one “Family Tradition” – is there any more we could ask for? In 2021, Billy Bob’s Texas kicked off a month-long celebration for its 40th Anniversary. Several country superstars then graced ...

During his 29th birthday, Morgan Wallen finally released the highly anticipated studio version of “You Proof.” “No other way I’d want to celebrate turning 29 than dropping new music,” Wallen said. The East Tennessee native first shared the brand-new track ...

Kelly Clarkson found herself all the way to Knoxville during her most recent Kellyoke installment on The Kelly Clarkson Show last Wednesday (June 1), wherein she delivered a heartfelt rendition of Ronnie Milsap’s “Smoky Mountain Rain.” Written by Kye Fleming and Dennis Morgan, the ...

In 1969, the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, released “In the Ghetto,” – which was written by singer-songwriter and television personality Mac Davis. And it turned out to be a major hit! The song appeared on Presley’s comeback ...

In March of 1986, Randy Travis – who was still a cook at the Nashville Palace – graced the prestigious stage of the Grand Ole Opry for the first time with a riveting rendition of Hank Williams’ “I’m So Lonesome ...

Morgan Wallen keeps the new music coming and continues his string of country hits. As a matter of fact, he’s dominating the top 40 country songs for June 2022 – with five tracks under his name. “You Proof” rockets to ...

Throughout her renowned life and career, June Carter Cash Songs – most especially her duets with her husband Johnny Cash – mesmerized audiences around the world with themes about life, love, and heartache. June grew up in the Appalachian foothills ...

Whether you’re a country fan or not, we’re pretty sure you’ve already heard of country superstar Kellie Pickler. She rose to worldwide fame when she joined the fifth season of American Idol. Though she failed to bring home the bacon, ...

On June 23, 2016, Bluegrass Hall of Famer, Ralph Stanley died after a long battle with skin cancer. He was 89.  His death was confirmed by his grandson Nathan Stanley – who referred to his legendary grandfather on a Facebook ...

Kellie Pickler caught the entire nation’s attention when she hit the stage of American Idol during its fifth season in 2005. Though she finished sixth, the North Carolina native charmed the audiences with her Southern twang and massive ambition. Soon ...

Violet Burdick, who just turned five, appeared in one episode of The Ellen DeGeneres Show in 2020 – and she definitely took everyone’s breath away. Together with her father, Ryan Burdick – who played the guitar for her – Violet ...

Being a Grammy-winning singer and songwriter, June Carter Cash definitely had some extraordinary experiences. Not only was she the wife of the equally talented Johnny Cash, but is one of country music’s most important figures. And she continued to be ...

On the night country music legend Charley Pride passed away, Chris Young made sure his legacy will never be forgotten. So, during his Grand Ole Ole Opry performance in Nashville, Tennessee, he made sure to pay tribute to Pride with ...

If you haven’t heard Chris Stapleton’s cover of “Folsom Prison Blues” yet, you’re missing half of your life! This happened in a concert in 2014, wherein Stapleton took center stage for a riveting rendition of Johnny Cash’s country hit by ...