Remakes or reboots of movies and TV shows from our heydays are absolutely a gift that keeps on giving. Several TV stations, as well as the streaming landscape, are now embracing the idea that what is old is new again, ...

Elle King is the badass singer-songwriter of country music. She’s one of those musicians who don’t need to be in the limelight as fans and music lovers always know her song. From “Ex’s & Oh’s” to “America’s Sweetheart,” she has ...

George Floyd, the 46-year-old father who was killed in the custody of the Minneapolis police stood as a reminder not just for the nation of America but for the whole world of what true equality is all about. George Floyd’s ...

Loretta Lynn has been famous for winning more than a dozen awards, releasing nearly a hundred of albums and so many hit songs we can no longer even keep track. But do you know the celebrated singer didn’t have an ...

Anita Cochran Country music singer-songwriter and record producer, Anita Renee Cockerham, professionally known as Anita Cochran, is celebrating her 52nd birthday today. Her country music exposure began in her family where she also learned to play guitar, mandolin, dobro, and ...

Early Life of Claude King Singer, songwriter and actor, Claude King became best known by his biggest hit “Wolverton Mountain.” King was born in Keithville located in Southern Caddo Parish North Louisiana. At an early age, King has expressed interest ...

A Career to Remember Clarence Albert Poindexter, also known as Al Dexter, was born in Jacksonville, Texas. In 1930, he owned a bar and was the first few artists that pioneered the honky-tonk style of country music. ARC Records gave ...

Background Ottis Whitman Jr was born in Tampa, Florida. Throughout his career, Ottis was known for his stage name “Slim Whitman.” Ottis made a name for himself as an American singer, songwriter, and instrumentalist. He possessed a very unique yodeling ...

Dolly Parton ties up with Reba McEntire in holding the record for the most number of No. 1 singles for a female artist on the Billboard Country Music Chart. Dolly Parton’s Extraordinary Career Dolly Rebecca Parton had a life we ...

Red Foley – Nashville’s 1st Country Star Clyde Julian Foley, also referred to as Red Foley was a well-known musician, radio and television personality whose influence caused the rise and spread of Country Music following the end of World war ...

Willie Nelson (1933-Present) Willie Nelson, in full Willie Hugh Nelson, is an American singer, songwriter, guitarist, actor, and activist. Willie Nelson is also famously nicknamed as “Redheaded Stranger” and “Shotgun Willie”, it is the same name of his successful albums ...

Background Randy Traywick, also known as Randy Travis, was born in Marshville, North Carolina on May 4, 1959. He was the second of six children. Randy had their farm as his backyard. By the age of 6, Randy has already ...

Randall Hank Williams was born in Shreveport, Louisiana on May 26, 1949. He was the only son of the back then country music icon Hank Williams. Williams affectionately call him Bocephus, but growing up, he became known in the music ...

Early Life On Christmas day of 1948, Barbara Mandrell was born in Houston Texas. Barbara was groomed in a very religious Christian family. She showed tons of musical potential at a very young age. When she was 9 years old ...

Blessed with a warm and soothing voice, Kenny Rogers‘ destiny is to be a hit-maker in the history of music. Early life Kenneth Donald Rogers was born in Houston on August 21, 1938. Despite his registered name “Kenneth Donald”, he ...

Alison Krauss: Angelic Voice, But Certified Country Alison Krauss is an American bluegrass, country singer and musician who was born in Decatur, Illinois. Her parents were both Germans. She is a singer-musician who did not only start early in her ...

Jimmy Dickens as Country Music’s Little Giant Little Jimmy Dickens had his signature boots and a crown that increased his small stature of 4’10” to 5’5”. Aside from his small stature, Dickens was known for his comic songs and his ...

Reba McEntire: The Queen of Country The most successful female singer during the ‘80s to ‘90s. She was part of several films and starred in her own television sitcom. Reba McEntire,” The Queen of Country” was among the most successful ...

Who is Kris Kristofferson? Kris Kristofferson had a slow start in his career. His big break came when in 1971, Janis Joplin’s version of his song “Me and Bobby McGee” reached the top of the charts. Before this breakthrough, country ...

Ray Price’s Legacy Ray Price’s career has been overwhelmingly complimented and criticized at the same time. Six years ago today, Ray passed away in his home in Texas. He was known as the one who saved the hard country when ...

Who is Fiddlin’ John Carson? He grew up on a farm in Fanning County, Georgia. His father was a section foreman for the W&A Railroad Company. Through the use of an old Stradivari-copy violin that was brought from Ireland in ...

Charley Pride was made known by his sleek, Southern-accented baritone voice. He was the most accomplished African-American during the 1960s. Over the span of 23 years, from 1966 to 1989, he was able to produce unforgettable songs that spent multiple ...

Weighing only four pounds and eleven ounces at birth, who would have thought that Brenda Lee would grow up as Little Miss Dynamite when her musical career booms in her youth. Because of the early demise of her father, Lee, still ...

Though dubbed as the “First Lady of Rockabilly” or “Queen of Rockabilly,” Wanda Lavonne Jackson’s influence and contribution to Country music’s history could not be understated. Born and raised in the little town of Maud, Oklahoma, nineteen-year-old Wanda quickly blazed ...

George Strait, in full George Harvey Strait Sr., is an American country music singer, guitarist, songwriter, actor and music producer. He is also known as “King George”, for he holds the worldwide title “King of Country Music”, and is considered ...

All aspiring singers who are equally passionate about their kind of music are stars in their own way. Not everyone, however, will shine at the same time. The same could be said about this “When the Stars Come Out” singer. ...

Guilty pleasure, a sort of a shame that we all have, comes in many different forms and manifests in many different ways. It also doesn’t escape country music. As country music fans, many of us have our picks of favorite ...

Johnny Cash is considered to be one of the few best country legends. His contribution to the country music industry is irreplaceable and he is the only one who can do justice to his songs. He is also called the ...

Christian music has always been one of the tools that humankind used to get close to our creator. It is one way to channel our faith and our intentions to the higher beings that govern our world. And, it is ...

The best thing about music is that it serves as a voice for people who cannot express themselves or people who want to talk about a certain topic that is controversial or sensitive to talk about. During the old days ...

There are a lot of rising country stars today and one of them is Ashley Puckett, who wants to put her name in the country scene. Just like the biggest stars in country music, Ashley wants to be recognized with ...

Despite the lack of exposure of female country artists in radio airplay, they surely dominated the '90s era. Female singers like Trisha Yearwood, Shania Twain, Faith Hill, Martina McBride, and Reba McEntire each released one of their greatest hits during ...

There’s an old saying that goes, “a good song is a good song regardless of whoever sings it.” Well, that’s not always totally true. Sometimes, an artist might be a huge fan of a singer or a song, but it doesn’t translate ...

Country music and rock song would not be known without the genius singer-songwriter and amazing guitarist, Gram Parsons. Even though he lived a short life and was only 10 years in the music industry, he left the world of country ...

Jenny Leigh Miller is an up-and-coming country artist who wants to share her own brand of country music. Before releasing her debut song this year, she enlisted herself in the military. During her deployment, she started to play the guitar ...

“The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” is a well-known American musical comedy film back in the ’80s. Have you watched it? Well, if not, this article will be tackling something about the movie. Below is the list of persons who ...

The debate between traditional country music fans and pop music fans are as old as the genres. We can just scroll through old country songs from the ’50s to the ’90s on YouTube and we can see comments like “This ...

Country music is one of the biggest genres in the music industry. Aside from being featured in many movies, it also produced many singers who have moved to expand their market. There are a lot of reasons why many people ...

Best country songs were best performed by various popular artists including Patsy Montana, Josh Turner, Rascal Flatts, Luke Combs, and Lynyrd Skynyrd. Thus, in this article, I will be talking about the top 5 best country songs that make The ...

Certainly, there has been a lot of insights with regard to country music, its roots, and its artists. Several deep dives have already shed some light on the origins of the genre and how it cultivates its artists. However, there ...

Country music is one of the most bending genres in music. It has the capability to adapt to whatever is current at the moment. We can listen to country rap, bro-country, pop-country, and so on. However, what do we often ...

Country music is loved by many because of reasons such as its patriotic message, relatability, simple blue-collar lifestyle or reflections of past struggles. These aspects of country music are all related to nostalgia. That is one of the reasons why ...

It is a well-known fact that the country genre is one of the most celebrated genres in the United States, especially in the South and the Midwest, where there is an overwhelming influx of Caucasian audiences. Image from Keith Whitley ...

The 4th of July’s here and everyone’s excited to grill some barbeques, spend time with friends and family, and watch some fireworks, but sometimes some people forget that this day is the most important day in America. The 4th is ...

Hate is a strong word but that is what the Dixie chicks got from stating their political beliefs back in 2003. Why was it a big deal considering that they just stated their opinion on a political matter just like ...

Flag day is almost upon us! This is the day when we commemorate the adoption of our great Star Spangled Banner, as well as the U.S. Army Birthdays. Universal History Archive/UIG via Getty Images/HISTORY The week of June 14, is ...

Country music began a long, long time ago. As it moved forward to the present, a lot of things changed. The sound of country music we once knew has crossed over to pop music, and many instruments or electronic sounds ...

Since Mother’s Day is fast approaching, it’s time to highlight and give thanks to the people who raised us to become the person that we are now. And these country mamas have dedicated songs for their children, all their struggles, ...

May is made for of our mamas. It’s the month where we recognize the hard work of the woman who raised us up, although they shouldn’t be recognized just once a year but every day. Mother’s day only highlights their ...

Most people say that the key to a healthy and long-lasting relationship and marriage is understanding, patience, and trust. Further, there is no secret formula to have a perfect relationship; it’s a matter of compromise. You may ask your grandparents ...

Music has always been one of the tools that humankind used to get close to our creator. It is one way to channel our faith and our intentions to the higher beings that govern our world. And, it is in ...

In few days’ time, the Academy of Country Music Awards will be hosting its 54th annual awarding ceremony to recognize the artists who had the most impactful contributions to the genre last year. One of the biggest issues surrounding the ...

In the past, female country singers were not known much. It was difficult for women to make a name in country music. Most of the known country singers were men, but that did not stop the likes of Kitty Wells, ...

Controversies are the most exciting topic that people want to hear. Maybe because they want to know the bad side of their favorite country superstars. Also, these artists are mere humans so most of the time, they make mistakes and ...

Before the new set of lucky winners will be presented on Feb. 10, let’s recall some of the classic records that have been awarded Best Country Song by the program since it first aired in 1959. To clarify, we define ...

Storytelling is an art form. It takes on different shapes and mediums to deliver different protagonists and plot lines. Music is a very good medium. It has an uncanny way to tell a story and each artist have a different ...

Kane Brown is the most intriguing among the young stars of country music. Although nothing is exceptional about his rise to stardom, his popularity has been peppered with controversies. And, it all boils down to one thing – his color. ...

It’s 2019 everyone, and we are greeting you a happy new year. As we head on to a new year, the things we loved and used to know tend to be forgotten and be replaced by something new. There is ...

Popularly known as the “Red Headed Stranger,” Willie Nelson is a famous and influential personality when it comes to country music, especially in the outlaw. His name, for sure, does ring a bell whenever we talk about authentic and pure country sound. ...

Hank Snow had come a long way from his traumatic childhood life to becoming one of the celebrated country music stars of the 1950’s. Life has been tough for him but he persevered and never gave up until he succeeded. ...