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Big and Rich Get an Unexpected “Gender-Bending” Intro Before a National Anthem Performance

Big & RIch National Anthem at Nashville Predators game intro

They’re two of the most patriotic artists in country music. And we’re sure that Big Kenny and John Rich were feeling that pride while the stepped on the ice at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena to perform the national anthem before the NHL Predators took on Dallas Stars. But a funny thing happened on the way to … Read more

Jake Owen, Chris Young and Other Artists Live-Tweeted Events from Route 91 Festival as Shooting Unfolded

As Jason Aldean closed out Route 91 Harvest music fest in Las Vegas a gunman firing from a hotel killed more than 20 and injured more than 100. After the rapid-fire barrage, SWAT units found and killed the gunman. The shooting happened near the Mandalay Bay, on the south end of the famed Las Vegas … Read more

Cracker Barrel Goes All Out For CMA Fest

There is no place like Cracker Barrel. Where else can you rock on a country porch while waiting to be seated for a hot home-cooked meal? During the recent CMA Music Festival, the restaurant put their patented Southern charm on display sponsoring a karaoke contest with Kelsea Ballerini, giving free Lyft rides with country music … Read more

Big & Rich Just Shared the Most Interesting Photo of All-Time on Instagram

When Big Kenny and John Rich walk into a room, you never know what you’re going to get– other than a damn good time. And when they post photos to Instagram, the same rules may apply. The country music duo recently shared a photo of John in a full-length fur coat holding a cigar in … Read more

Gretchen Wilson Reveals That Faith Hill Was the Inspiration For “Redneck Woman”

Faith Hill, although popularly-known as a “Mississippi Girl,” is not exactly the gal that comes to mind when I hear the song “Redneck Woman.” The 2004 signature Gretchen Wilson song was No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country and earned a GRAMMY for Best Female Country Vocal Performance in 2005. Even well before this … Read more

Big & Rich Announce 2017 Tour Dates and New Partnership with Twix

Country music’s hardest working duo, Big & Rich, has announced a partnership with another fan-favorite duo, TWIX. The duo is also getting set to release “California” as their latest single, which will be promoted through the partnership with TWIX, which will begin promoting the single in Walmart® stores nationwide in April. “California” will serve as … Read more

Little Girl Just Wants John Rich’s Phone Number for Her Mom’s Birthday

Kids say the darndest things, right? Right. More often than not when kids say something labeled as “kids say the darndest things ” it’s inappropriate on some level. But, sometimes it’s just sweet, even if it is a bit odd. Stephanie Purdy recently tweeted that it was her birthday and her family gave her a … Read more

Exclusive Premiere: Big & Rich “Run Away With You” Video

Big & Rich may be known for their big-time party anthems and putting a little zing in country music’s zang zang, but the duo is at their best when showing their vulnerable side. “Run Away With You” is the beloved duo’s second single from Gravity, following the Top 10 hit, “Look At You.” The song, written by … Read more

4 Ways Big & Rich Have Changed Country Music

John Rich and Big Kenny Alphin, collectively known as Big & Rich, are far from stereotypical country singers. In fact, if you saw the pair walking down the street, it might even be hard for you to believe that they’re acquaintances let alone business partners. Big Kenny, with his top hats and “love everybody” attitude, … Read more

CMT Music Awards Breakdown: Duo Video of the Year

With five nominations, Carrie Underwood leads the field for the 2015 CMT Music Awards, set to air live on June 10 from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. Fans can vote online at CMT.com in every category through June 8 to determine the winners. As the 2015 CMT Music Awards draw closer, let’s take a closer look at the Duo Video … Read more