The news spread quickly, and put country music right in the middle of the political imbroglio. However, reports by Rolling Stone and other outlets that the awarding of the medal was a quote “reaction” to the impeachment are false. Instead, it was a preplanned ceremony orchestrated in advance.
The Grammy Awards have announced their annual inductions into the Grammy Hall of Fame, and a few of them have deep ties to country music, including “The Gambler” by Kenny Rogers, as well as Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, and Linda Ronstadt in “Trio.”
Welcome ladies and gentlemen to Saving Country Music’s most comprehensive list of top-rated albums for 2020. Let this be your field guide to 2020 releases in the country and roots world. As has happened every year since the site’s inception, more albums were reviewed this year than ever before in 2020.
She was little, and so was the club she owned and operated on north Burnet Road in Austin. But the impact this little spot and little woman had on Austin’s music community is the stuff of legend. From launching the Chicken $hit Bingo legacy in earnest, to being a proving ground for dozens of artists.
For many on the outside looking into the Cody Jinks phenomenon that has now seen the Fort Worth country singer and songwriter mint Platinum and Gold singles without any mainstream radio play, they may wonder how this all came about.
Willie Nelson is paying tribute to close friend and musical colleague Frank Sinatra with his 71st studio album and 15th album for Sony’s Legacy imprint called ‘That’s Life.’ To capture the essence of Sinatra, Nelson recorded the new album at Capitol Studios in Hollywood
An Album of the Year winner doesn’t just have to be the best title of a given year. It has to be the best effort of an artist’s career. It has to be a career record where there’s confidence we’ll all be listening to it for years to come, and the title will act like a catalyst to catapult said artist into a new stratosphere.
If you take your country music traditional, but still want some drive and hooks to get the heart pumping and have a good time to—and especially if like it when your country comes with a Western and cowboy flavor—Chancey Williams is serving up just what you want straight out of Wyoming.
Authorities are investigating if a person of interest in the Christmas morning bombing of the 2nd Ave. district in Nashville died in the blast, and was motivated by paranoia that 5G networks were being used to spy on the public. Local and federal police exercised a search warrant of the home of Anthony Quinn Warner.
From the hills and hollers of Kentucky as a strict traditionalist, to some of the most enterprising and innovative interpretations of the bluegrass form, from beside artists as far ranging as Ricky Skaggs and Jerry Garcia, Tony Rice was American string music incarnate.
The damaged assessment is underway after the massive blast in downtown Nashville early Christmas morning (12-25) that tore through the city’s 2nd Ave. district. The area is home to some of Nashville’s oldest buildings situated on the banks of the Cumberland River, as well as numerous musical landmarks.
A massive explosion tore through downtown Nashville and the entertainment district along 2nd street near lower Broadway on Christmas morning (12-25). Police are a calling the explosion an “intentional act” after responding to a suspicious recreational vehicle parked in the area, as well as shots fired.
In a pretty unprecedented development for the modern era, there are two separate albums of bluegrass music currently in the Top 15 of the Country Albums chart according to Nielsen Soundscan. Even more unprecedented, they’re both from the same guy.