Carrie Underwood and Blake Shelton Add Star Power To Day 2 of CMA Fest Nightly Concerts

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Night 2 of CMA Fest’s nightly concerts at Nissan stadium kicked off Friday night, with the national anthem performed by The Walmart Boy, Mason Ramsey. The legendary Charley Pride took the stage to treat fans to his biggest hits including, Kiss an Angel Good Morning.” But it was an influx of moths that left an … Read more

Charley Pride and Dwight Yoakam Among GRAMMY Salute to Music Legends Performers

Charley Pride and Dwight Yoakam are among the performers for the “Grammy Salute to Music Legends.” The performances will honor the Recording Academy’s 2017 Special Merit Award recipients including this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award honorees Shirley Caesar, Ahmad Jamal, Charley Pride, Jimmie Rodgers, Nina Simone, Sly Stone, and the Velvet Underground. Musical director Paul Shaffer … Read more

6 Other Country Music National Anthem Super Bowl Performances

For the last 50 years, entertainers, bands and choirs have been performing the National Anthem before the Super Bowl. It was recently announced that Luke Bryan will have the honor prior to the playing of the 51st annual game. Bryan will become only the fifth country music singer to do so– sixth if you count … Read more

Charley Pride to Receive the Recording Academy’s 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award

Charley Pride‘s entire career is being honored by the Record Academy (you know, those people who put on the Grammys). The Grand Ole Opry member is among the recipients of the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award, along side Shirley Caesar, Ahmad Jamal, Jimmie Rodgers, Nina Simone, Sly Stone and the Velvet Underground. “This year’s Special Merit … Read more

Somehow, Charley Pride Never Saw the “Forever Country” Video (He Was In), So I Showed It To Him

Charley Pride is a living legend, a former CMA Entertainer of the Year, member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Grand Ole Opry. As a part of the CMA “Forever Country” mashup, Pride was featured as one of 30 former CMA winners in the song.

The video was released about 6 weeks prior to the 50th Annual CMA Awards and has close to 7 million views on YouTube. Somehow, Pride, who was featured in the opening number of the show, had not seen the song he was a part of.

Since no one had showed him the video, I felt it very necessary to make sure he saw it. I think he wanted a little more screen time, but otherwise he liked it.

7 Previous Entertainer of the Year Winners to Perform at the 50th Annual CMA Awards

With the 2016 CMA Awards drawing closer, the list of performers has expanded to include seven renowned country music stars with quite an impressive list of CMA nominations and wins between them. Former Entertainer of the Year winners Alabama, Brooks & Dunn, Vince Gill, Alan Jackson, Charley Pride, Reba McEntire and George Strait will take … Read more

Behind the Scenes of “Forever Country” with Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Dierks Bentley (And Many, Many More)

Unless you’ve been under a rock or actually hate country music, you’ve probably been kind of obsessed with the CMA’s “Forever Country” song released in celebration of the 50th Annual CMA Awards. The song’s producer, video director and several of the artists involved sat down to share their thoughts and feelings about the project and … Read more

Take a Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Making of “Forever Country” (the Song Featuring 30 Country Music Superstars)

In honor of the 50th annual CMA Awards, 30 country music superstars have joined together to create a music video called “Forever Country” — and now we’ve been given a little behind-the-scenes look! “The artists who stepped up to participate in this one-of-a-kind project span all five decades of the CMA Awards,” Sarah Trahern, CMA … Read more

Neal McCoy Says the Pledge of Allegiance Every Single Day and Some Other Famous Faces Are Joining Him

Classic country music artist Neal McCoy is quickly becoming an internet sensation with his daily Pledge of Allegiance posts on Facebook. He began with just inserting the pledge into his posts on Facebook, but decided he needed to do a little more to promote patriotism in this country today. Now, over 100 posts and counting, … Read more

The Ultimate All-Star Country Music Baseball Lineup

Country music and baseball go hand-in-hand. Both act as American favorites and staples and both are steadfast and true. Many country music stars have baseball pasts and since it’s summer, why not field a country music all-star baseball team? All-Star Country Music Baseball Lineup: 1B // Tyler Farr Farr is just a good ‘ole country … Read more

7 Country Music Stars Swingin’ For the Fences

Country music has big connections to the boys of summer. If it wasn’t for his pitcher father, Tug McGraw, who helped get his son his record deal, the world may not have known Tim McGraw. Kimberly Perry is such a fan of the sport that she married catcher J.P. Arencibia. There are also numerous artists who … Read more