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Charley Pride, Darius Rucker & Jimmie Allen: 3 Generations of Black Country Artists Record New Song, “Why Things Happen” [Listen]

Charley Pride, Darius Rucker & Jimmie Allen: 3 Generations of Black Country Artists Record New Song, “Why Things Happen” [Listen]

Three generations of Black country artists—Charley Pride, Darius Rucker and Jimmie Allen—have come together to record a new song, “Why Things Happen.” Penned by Jimmie, Cary Barlowe, Brandon Day and Tate Howell, “Why Things Happen” is featured on Jimmie’s new collaborative EP, Bettie James, which dropped on July 10. Jimmie revealed that he co-penned the…MORE

Charlie Daniels Reveals Lineup for 2020 Volunteer Jam at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena

Charlie Daniels Reveals Lineup for 2020 Volunteer Jam at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena

Charlie Daniels announced the lineup for his all-star concert, Volunteer Jam, which will take place at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Sept. 15. Since its inception in 1974, Charlie’s Volunteer Jam has brought together some of music’s biggest stars for a number of worthwhile causes. This year’s lineup includes Trace Adkins, Justin Moore, The Marshall Tucker Band, Chris…MORE

Country Music Hall of Fame Welcomes New Members Brooks & Dunn, Ray Stevens & Jerry Bradley in Star-Studded Ceremony [Photo Gallery]

Country Music Hall of Fame Welcomes New Members Brooks & Dunn, Ray Stevens & Jerry Bradley in Star-Studded Ceremony [Photo Gallery]

Ray Stevens, Jerry Bradley and Brooks & Dunn were formally inducted in the Country Music Hall of Fame during a star-studded medallion ceremony on Oct. 20 at the CMA Theater. A number of current Hall of Fame members were on hand for the celebration, including Charley Pride, Randy Travis, Reba McEntire, Charlie Daniels, Ricky Skaggs,…MORE

Charley Pride to Be Honored With Inaugural “Crossroads of American Music Award”

Charley Pride to Be Honored With Inaugural “Crossroads of American Music Award”

After more than 50 years as a recording artist, Mississippi native Charley Pride can add another feather to the cap of his Hall of Fame career as he will be the recipient of the inaugural Grammy Museum Mississippi’s Crossroads of American Music Award. The award honors an artist who has made significant musical contributions “influenced…MORE

Opry Pride

Opry Pride

24 years ago today on May 1, 1993, Charley Pride became the first African-American singer to be inducted into the Grand Ole Opry.MORE

Charley Pride Honored With 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award From the Recording Academy

Charley Pride Honored With 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award From the Recording Academy

After 50 years as a recording artist, Charley Pride can add another feather to the cap of his Hall of Fame career: the Recording Academy will honor Charley with its 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award. Charley, a three-time Grammy winner, is considered country music’s first African-American superstar. He signed to RCA Victor in 1967 and earned…MORE

Photo Gallery: Seven Past CMA Entertainer of the Year Winners Set to Perform at CMA Awards—Reba, George, Alan, Brooks & Dunn, Vince, Charley, Alabama

Photo Gallery: Seven Past CMA Entertainer of the Year Winners Set to Perform at CMA Awards—Reba, George, Alan, Brooks & Dunn, Vince, Charley, Alabama

Your entertainment dollar will stretch a little farther during the 50th anniversary of the CMA Awards on Nov. 2 as seven former CMA Entertainer of Year winners will take the stage to perform: Alabama, Brooks & Dunn, Vince Gill, Alan Jackson, Charley Pride, Reba McEntire, and George Strait. This distinguished group of performers is among…MORE

Photo Gallery: Randy Travis, Charlie Daniels and Fred Foster Inducted Into the Country Music Hall of Fame

Photo Gallery: Randy Travis, Charlie Daniels and Fred Foster Inducted Into the Country Music Hall of Fame

Tonight (Oct. 16) the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum held their annual Medallion Ceremony to formally induct this year’s new members. “Modern Era Artist” category: Randy Travis “Veteran Era Artist” category: Charlie Daniels “Non-Performer” category: Fred Foster, Monument Records founder The event took place at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville and…MORE

Pride-Full Weekend

Pride-Full Weekend

This weekend, Charley Pride fans can catch the multi-platinum-selling singer on a two-hour radio special airing on SiriusXM. Tune in to Channel 59 as Charley sits down with host Charlie Monk in celebration of the Country Music Hall of Fame member’s 50th year in music. Friday, July 29, 10 a.m. & 6 p.m. ET Saturday,…MORE

Big Kiss

Big Kiss

45 years ago today (July 28), Charley Pride recorded his signature hit, “Kiss an Angel Good Mornin’,” at Nashville’s RCA Studios. Charley released the tune in October, and by December it was No. 1 on Billboard‘s Hot Country Singles chart. photo by Mitch Peyser/StarVista LIVEMORE

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Rascal Hits

Rascal Hits

Rascal Flatts will continue to celebrate their 20th anniversary this year with the release of a new album, Twenty Years of Rascal Flatts The Greatest Hits, on Oct. 2. The 20-song collection features a number of fan-favorite hits.