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21 hrs ago | Tallahassee Democrat

Music roundup: Alt-country's Todd Snider is the king of the shaggy dog story

This guy is defending Garth Brooks? Really? Scruffy singer-songwriter Todd Snider, the droll soul with hippie tendencies who released an album titled "Agnostic Hymns and Stoner Fables" in 2012, is about the last guy in Nashville you would expect to defend slick country superstar Garth Brooks, but that is exactly what he did during a recent, ... (more)


Related Topix: Folk-Rock, Todd Snider, Country, George Strait, George Jones, Tallahassee, FL

Wed Apr 16, 2014


Jasper radio station brings an "Opry-feel" to local airwaves

For many years now country music and bluegrass artists know they reach the pinnacle of their career when they hit the stage of WSM's "Grand Ole Opry" on the legendary Nashville radio station.


Related Topix: Marty Robbins, Patsy Cline, Hank Williams, Country, Ernest Tubb, Dolly Parton

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WEZL-FM 103.5

iHeartRadio Artist On The Verge: Dustin Lynch

It all goes back to the Bluebird Cafe for Dustin Lynch , a native of Tullahoma, Tennessee.


Related Topix: Tullahoma, TN, Alan Jackson, Country, Clint Black

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Daily Mail

Trisha Yearwood and Garth Brooks put Brentwood home on sale for $2.2m

'Chillin': The hero student who pulled fire alarm and saved lives during PA high school stabbing spree Mystery man found in a snowdrift in Norway emerges from a coma to reveal he speaks English, is not Norwegian and has no idea who he is MH370 searchers 'optimistic' as they detect two more pings in Indian Ocean that 'bring search area within a ... (more)


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Brentwood, TN, Trisha Yearwood, Country


Trisha Yearwood lists Brentwood home for $2.2 million

Trisha Yearwood, wife of country superstar Garth Brooks, has put her Brentwood home on the market for $2.2 million.


Related Topix: Trisha Yearwood, Country, Home Listing, Home, Tulsa, OK

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Oregonian

Garth Brooks, Ronnie Dunn pay tribute to George Strait on eve of his last-ever Portland...

The 61-year-old artist is certainly the most commercially successful of the performers from what can be considered the old school of country music.


Related Topix: Country, George Strait, Oregon, Music, Entertainment

Sun Apr 06, 2014


ACM Awards: Merle Haggard Honored in Tribute From George Strait, Miranda Lambert

Merle Haggard was honored with a special tribute from George Strait and Miranda Lambert at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday.


Related Topix: Merle Haggard, Country, George Strait

Wed Apr 02, 2014


A little birthday present for Hag

Dianne Sharmon and Glenda Rankin, the team behind the effort to move Merle Haggard's boyhood home to the Kern County Museum, met the music legend for the first time in March.


Related Topix: Merle Haggard, Country, Bakersfield, CA, Oildale, CA, George Strait, Entertainment

The Gaston Gazette

Boguss pays tribute to Merle Haggard with - Lucky'

The 2014 Southern Sound Series will wrap up with a concert by Suzy Bogguss in York, S.C., on Saturday.


Related Topix: Country, Merle Haggard, Suzy Bogguss, York, SC, Bluegrass, Alison Krauss, Entertainment

Hollywood Reporter

'Frozen' Rules With Most Weeks At No. 1 Since Adele's '21'

As forecast last week, the soundtrack to Disney's Frozen scores an eighth week at No.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Adele, Celebrities, Whitney Houston, Black Entertainment, Country, Entertainment

Tue Apr 01, 2014


Shakira & Shelton to team up at country awards SHAKIRA and her THE...

SHAKIRA and her THE VOICE co-star BLAKE SHELTON will team up to perform at the Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday night .


Related Topix: Blake Shelton, Country, Entertainment

Mon Mar 31, 2014


Metallica Officially Becomes Third Best-Selling Artist Of SoundScan Era [News]

Apart from grabbing the title for the best-selling record of the SoundScan era with " Black Album ," metal giants Metallica are now officially ranked as the third highest-selling artist of the given period.


Related Topix: Metal, Metallica, Country, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Rap, Eminem

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Miranda Lambert, George Strait to salute Merle Haggard at ACM Awards

This Jan. 24, 2014 file photo shows country singer Merle Haggard during a rehearsal for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: George Strait, Country, Merle Haggard, Entertainment

Thu Mar 27, 2014

The Daily Caller

California senator charged with arms smuggling has ties to Muslim terrorists and local gangsters

Democratic California state Sen. Leeland Yee probably likes to sing Garth Brooks' classic honky-tonk tune "Friends in Low Places" judging by his choice of buddies.


Related Topix: California, Country, Chinatown (San Francisco, CA), US News, Conservative Political News

Nashville Scene

George Strait with Sheryl Crow at Bridgestone Arena, Juicy J with...

Whenever you go to see an artist who's on a virtual first-name basis with their audience, like George "George" Strait is, there's bound to be a set of expectations.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Sheryl Crow, George Strait, Country, Theater, Arts


Croke Park area residents consider legal action to stop Garth Brooks concerts

Residents around Croke Park say they are considering legal action to stop Garth Brooks concerts at the stadium this summer.


Related Topix: Country

Tue Mar 25, 2014


Eminem Is Now The Second Highest Selling Male Artist Of The SoundScan Era

Eminem is now only behind Garth Brooks in total album sales for a male artist over the last 23 years.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Eminem, Rap, Country, George Strait

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Nashville Scene

George Strait w/Sheryl Crow at Bridgestone Arena, 3/21/14

Whenever you go to see an artist who's on a virtual first-name basis with their audience, like George "George" Strait, there's bound to be a set of expectations.


Related Topix: Pure Country, Drama Movies, Music!, Pop/Rock, Sheryl Crow, George Strait, Country

Fri Mar 21, 2014


Merle Haggard's son to appear on tribute album

Ben Haggard, Merle Haggard's youngest son, will appear on an album featuring some of Merle Haggard's most beloved songs.


Related Topix: Merle Haggard, Country, Toby Keith, Dierks Bentley


Trisha Yearwood and Garth Brooks announce Nashville move

Country super couple Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood announced this week that they are returning to Nashville after their youngest daughter heads off to college in the fall.


Related Topix: Country, Trisha Yearwood