Music News

Nashville Notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock American Idol winner Trent Harmon made his Grand Ole Opry debut Saturday night, performing both his debut single, “There’s a Girl” and Chris Stapleton’s “What Are You Listening To.” Opry star Jeannie Seely will place a cross at the site of

Kelsea Ballerini: “This Is War, [Rascal] Flatts!”

ABC/Byron CohenKelsea Ballerini is throwing down the gauntlet at her Rhythm & Roots tourmates, Rascal Flatts. After a thoughtful overture went wrong, she’s calling “Dibs” on one of the oldest country tour traditions of all. “We are planning tour

Why the Spirit of Merle Haggard Lives On in Miranda Lambert

ABC/Image Group LAThe Academy of Country Music will give Miranda Lambert its first-ever Merle Haggard Spirit Award Tuesday evening during the ACM Honors at Nashville’s historic Ryman auditorium. The new award singles out “uncompromising artists” in the

Luke Bryan Set to Jam with Charlie Daniels

Courtesy Schmidt PR/Photo Credit: Ethan HelmsThe CMA Entertainer of the Year is getting ready to jam with the latest inductee into the Country Music Hall of Fame. Luke Bryan has been added to the lineup of Charlie

Country Star Trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockDolly Parton’s latest album, Pure & Simple, is expected to debut atop Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart, a feat she’s accomplished six times before. Can you name Dolly’s chart-toppers? ANSWER:  Eagle When She Flies, Trio, 9 to

Nashville Notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Vince Gill, Patty Loveless, Charlie Worsham and The Time Jumpers will play a free show September 25 in Nashville’s Walk of Fame Park. It’s a partnership between the CMA and the Country Music Hall of Fame to celebrate the 50th