September 1, 2018 - One Country

George Strait Drummer, Mike Kennedy, Killed in Car Crash

George Strait and Mike Kennedy

George Strait is mourning the loss of longtime band member, Mike Kennedy, who was killed in car accident on Friday. He was 59 According to the Tennessean, Mike was driving westbound on I-40 in a 1999 GMC in Wilson County when the crash occurred just before 4 p.m. Mike was a drummer in George’s Ace … Read more

Cam Cancels Headlining Road to Happiness Fall Tour

Cam performing concert

After announcing her Road to Happiness headlining tour a little over a month ago, Cam has taken to social media to announce that the tour has been cancelled. The 16-city trek was set to kick off Sept. 26 in Nashville at the historic Ryman auditorium. While the Nashville date at the Ryman is still on, … Read more

Meghan McCain Gives Fiery and Emotional Eulogy During John McCain’s Funeral

Meghan McCain John McCain funeral

Meghan McCain, the daughter of John McCain, was the first person to speak at her father’s funeral at Washington National Cathedral on Saturday morning (Sept. 1) After making the decision to halt his treatments for brain cancer, Senator John McCain passed away on Saturday, August 25. He was 81 years old. Former Presidents Barack Obama, George … Read more

Former President Bill Clinton Gives Touching Speech During Aretha Franklin’s Funeral

Bill Clinton Aretha Franklin funeral

Everyone from reverends and activists to entertainers and politicians, including former president Bill Clinton, gathered on Friday (Aug. 31) to say goodbye to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin. Aretha, who died on Aug. 16 at the age of 76, had her funeral play out like a who’s who of pop culture. Ariana Grande, Faith … Read more

Jennifer Hudson Brings Crowd to Their Feet with Exhilarating Performance of “Amazing Grace” During Aretha Franklin’s Funeral

Jennifer Hudson sings at Aretha's funeral

Talk about soul. Jennifer Hudson held nothing back when she sang “Amazing Grace” during Aretha Franklin’s funeral at Greater Grace Temple in Detroit, Michigan on Friday (Aug. 31). Following performances by Faith Hill and Ariana Grande, who brought their own soul, Jennifer Hudson took the stage to honor the Queen of Soul. “The Voice” coach … Read more