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George Strait Finally Performs A Duet With Willie Nelson

George Strait finally gets to perform with Willie Nelson at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee on Saturday night, Jan. 12th.

“Joshua” Gave Dolly Parton Her First No. 1 Single on the Country Chart

Dolly Parton began releasing her singles in 1959, but it was only in 1971 when she first scored her number one song on the chart with “Joshua.”

WATCH: The London Contemporary Voices Cover Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5

The London Contemporary Voices give us a rejuvenated version of a classic Dolly Parton song,"9 to 5" which embodies class, sass, and so much more.

Trace Adkins’ Passionate Performance of “The Wayfaring Stranger”

Trace Adkins was among the country artists who performed the classic tune “The Wayfaring Stranger.” He sang it in honor of Johnny Cash.

Trio: A No. 1 Collaborative Album of Parton, Ronstadt, Harris

Trio is a collaborative studio album by Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt, and Emmylou Harris. In1988, it clinched the no. 1 spot on the Billboard charts.

Willie Nelson Celebrated in a Star-Studded Tribute Show

With performances from George Strait, Willie Nelson himself, Willie: Life & Songs of an American Outlaw proved to be an amazing affair.

Country Stars Set to Perform on “Elvis All-Star Tribute”

Stars across the spectrum gather together for NBC's Elvis All-Star Tribute for the King of Rock and Roll Elvis Presley. Blake Shelton will host the event.

Charley Pride Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from MAC

On January 10, 2008, exactly eleven years ago today, Charley Pride was awarded the Lifetime Achievement award by Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC).

Meet the Funniest Horse on Earth: Archy, The Farting Horse

One horse at the Rocking Horse Ranch in California named Archy might probably be the funniest horse on earth now after his video of him farting.

A Heart Melting Hit from Martina McBride: “God’s Will”

“God’s Will” by Martina McBride teaches us about patience and trust which we need to have. I hope that this song will inspire you more to trust in God.

Johnny Cash’s “Forty Shades of Green” Captures Ireland’s Beauty

Johnny Cash wrote the song “Forty Shades of Green” in 1959 following a trip to Ireland. The song was inspired by the country’s beautiful scenery.

It’s a Big Night for Music Films in the Golden Globes

Music has dominated the 2019 Golden Globes. With huge nods to Bohemian Rhapsody and a Star Is Born, this is a special testament to art genres colliding.

Are All in Agreement to Don Williams’ Prayer for a “Stronger Back?”

A great singer and an interpreter, “Stronger Back” can be best equated as one of the simplest but most essential life lessons from our Gentle Giant.

Happy Birthday, Jack Green, The Man Behind “There Goes My Everything”

This would be one of the most painful experiences that a human can feel. Sang by Jack Green, here's “There Goes My Everything.”

“Forever and Ever, Amen:” Randy Travis’ Grammy-winning Hit

Released in 1987, "Forever and Ever, Amen" became a number one hit for Randy Travis. In addition, it took home a Grammy for Best Country & Western Song.

Ronnie Milsap Tells Us How “A Woman In Love” Behaves

Ronnie Milsap scored his very last number one single on the Billboard Country chart with his song “A Woman In Love” in 1989.

“Captain” of Iconic ‘70s Duo Captain & Tennille Dies at 76

On January 2, Daryl Dragon, popularly known as “Captain” of Captain & Tennille, died at the age of 76. Toni Tennille was by his side when he passed.

Whitney Houston Gathers Inspiration with “I Look to You”

Whitney Houston comes to us with a powerful and a moving song entitled "I Look to You." The song sings of hopelessness and the chance to find the light.

Listen to Barbara Mandrell and Waylon Jennings’ Heartbreaking Song

Barbara Mandrell collaborated with the outlaw country musician Waylon Jennings to record the heartbreaking song “Angels Love Bad Men.”

Lynn Anderson Delights Crowd With “Rose Garden” Performance

In 1985, Lynn Anderson performed her biggest hit, "Rose Garden" on Play It Again Nashville. It was 15 years since she first recorded and released the song.

Danielle Bradbery Covers Ariana Grande’s “God is a Woman”

Danielle Bradbery kicks off her "Yours Truly: 2018" project with a strong start. She released a beautiful cover of Ariana Grande's "God is a Woman."

CHECK OUT: Rare Recording of Hank Williams’ Funeral

After his tragic passing on New Year’s Day, Hank Williams received what would become one of the most powerful funeral sermons ever delivered.