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2021 Volunteer Jam Adds Country Music Icon Travis Tritt to All-Star Line-Up

2021 Volunteer Jam Adds Country Music Icon Travis Tritt to All-Star Line-Up

This year’s annual Volunteer Jam concert has become an all-star tribute to Charlie Daniels after his passing last year. Volunteer Jam – A Musical Salute to Charlie Daniels was scheduled to happen in Nashville earlier this year, but due to quarantine and COVID related situations it was moved to August 18th. That move has now…MORE

Priscilla Block Getting By With a Little Help From Taylor Swift & Randy Travis

Priscilla Block Getting By With a Little Help From Taylor Swift & Randy Travis

Priscilla Block might say that Taylor Swift and Randy Travis helped her to get where she is today. After being in Music City for a while, Priscilla found that her country music dream was not unfolding like she had hoped. Priscilla shares, “My first year in Nashville was pretty tough. I kinda fell on my face…MORE

2021 Volunteer Jam: A Musical Salute to Charlie Daniels Set For August

2021 Volunteer Jam: A Musical Salute to Charlie Daniels Set For August

This year’s annual Volunteer Jam concert has become an all-star tribute to Charlie Daniels after his passing last summer. Volunteer Jam – A Musical Salute to Charlie Daniels was scheduled to happen in Nashville later this month, but due to current situations it has been moved to this summer. David Corlew of David Corlew and…MORE

Randy Travis to Release New Single, “Fool’s Love Affair”

Randy Travis to Release New Single, “Fool’s Love Affair”

Randy Travis will release a new single, “Fool’s Love Affair,” on July 29, which also marks the 35th anniversary of the release of his debut single, “On the Other Hand.” Randy recorded the song, which was penned by Charlie Monk, Milton Brown and Keith Stegall, in the early 1980s. Monk, who signed Randy to a…MORE

Country Stars React to the Death of Kenny Rogers, Including Dolly, Reba, Blake Shelton, Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood & More

Country Stars React to the Death of Kenny Rogers, Including Dolly, Reba, Blake Shelton, Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood & More

A number of country artists shared their sentiments regarding the death of country music legend Kenny Rogers, 81, who passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on March 20. Dolly Parton, Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton, Randy Travis, Tim McGraw, Oak Ridge Boys, Keith Urban, Charlie Daniels, Darius Rucker, Reba McEntire, Brad Paisley and…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

Randy Travis Releases Affectionate New Single, “Lead Me Home” [Listen]

Randy Travis Releases Affectionate New Single, “Lead Me Home” [Listen]

Warner Music Nashville has shared a previously unreleased song, “Lead Me Home,” by Country Music Hall of Fame member Randy Travis. Randy recorded the bluegrass-infused ballad prior to his stroke in 2013. The new tune follows the release of “One in a Row” in May and comes out on the heels of the release of…MORE

Randy Travis’ New Book Wins “AudioFile” Award for Narration by Rory Feek

Randy Travis’ New Book Wins “AudioFile” Award for Narration by Rory Feek

Randy Travis’ new book, Forever and Ever, Amen: A Memoir of Music, Faith, and Braving the Storms of Life, was recognized by AudioFile with their Earphones Award, which is given out monthly to “titles that excel in narrative voice and style, characterizations, suitability to audio, and enhancement of the text.” Randy’s new book was narrated…MORE

Listen to Randy Travis’ Newly Released Breakup Ballad, “One in a Row”

Listen to Randy Travis’ Newly Released Breakup Ballad, “One in a Row”

Warner Music Nashville has shared a previously unreleased song, “One in a Row,” by Country Music Hall of Fame member Randy Travis. Randy recorded the breakup ballad prior to his stroke in 2013. Penned by Buddy Jewell and Thom McHugh, “One in a Row” is Randy’s first new tune in six years and comes out…MORE

Grand Ole Opry to Honor Randy Travis on 60th Birthday

Grand Ole Opry to Honor Randy Travis on 60th Birthday

Randy Travis will make a special appearance on the Grand Ole Opry stage on May 4 to celebrate his 60th birthday. Charles Esten, Josh Turner and Charlie Worsham are all scheduled to appear on the Opry on Randy’s birthday, as is fellow Country Music Hall of Fame member Don Schlitz, who penned a number of…MORE

Randy Travis Readies New Book, “Forever and Ever, Amen”

Randy Travis Readies New Book, “Forever and Ever, Amen”

Randy Travis revealed that his new book, Forever and Ever, Amen: A Memoir of Music, Faith, and Braving the Storms of Life, will be released on May 14 via HarperCollins. Randy, with the help of author Ken Abraham, shares stories of his working-class childhood, country music career, medical problems, broken marriage and more. “I didn’t…MORE

Carrie Underwood Celebrates 10th Anniversary as a Member of the Grand Ole Opry

Carrie Underwood Celebrates 10th Anniversary as a Member of the Grand Ole Opry

As a child growing up in Oklahoma, Carrie Underwood watched the Grand Ole Opry on television at her grandparents’ house. Just three years into her country music career, childhood hero Randy Travis surprised Carrie with a Grand Ole Opry invitation at a performance in March 2008. Less than two months later on May 10, 2008,…MORE

Randy Travis Releases Statement After 2012 DWI Tape Made Public

Randy Travis Releases Statement After 2012 DWI Tape Made Public

After a lengthy legal battle, Texas officials released the video footage of Randy Travis’ DWI arrest in 2012. The three-hour video was filmed by police in 2012 after Randy crashed his 1988 Trans Am outside of Tioga, Texas. The video shows Randy, who is naked, acting belligerent to officers. Randy’s blood-alcohol level was 0.21—more than…MORE

Randy Travis’ Wax Figure Unveiled at Madame Tussauds Nashville

Randy Travis’ Wax Figure Unveiled at Madame Tussauds Nashville

Randy Travis’ wax figure was unveiled today (Dec. 1) at Madame Tussauds Nashville. Madame Tussauds Nashville houses more than 50 wax figures of artists representing all genres of music, including Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Loretta Lynn, Johnny Cash, Tammy Wynette, Kenny Rogers, Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake, Miley Cyrus, Luke Bryan, Darius Rucker, Waylon Jennings, Minnie…MORE

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Chris Young Earns 3 CMA Award Nominations

Chris Young Earns 3 CMA Award Nominations

Congrats to Chris Young who is a 3-time CMA Award nominee this year.

His song “Famous Friends”, which he sings with Kane Brown, racked up nominations in the categories of Single, Musical Event, and Video of the Year.

Talking about his nominations, Chris says “I was blown away by the fact that there were three award nominations for the song. I mean, there’s so much that’s gone into it and so many people that have fallen in love with it and supported it and, you know, just having a hit with your friend in the first place is great with a song like “Famous Friends” with my buddy Kane Brown, but then to be nominated for three different CMA Awards, including Single of the Year. It’s just incredible.”

Chris, Kane and all the other nominees will learn if they’re taking home trophies, when the 55th Annual CMA Awards are handed out in Nashville on Wednesday November 10 – broadcasted live on ABC.

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