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Kim Kardashian West Posing Against a Wall Listening to “Jolene” is an Interesting Sight

Just when you think you’ve seen it all, the Internet goes and offers you up the Met Gala, which is one of the more interesting pop culture phenomenon of our time. This year, per the usual, Kim Kardashian West was in attendance at the ball sans Kanye West, who was probably at home tweeting or … Read more

Pryor Baird Performed a Not-So-Great Tina Turner-Like Version of Dolly Parton’s “9 to 5” on “The Voice”

In 1980 Dolly Parton release the tune, “9 to 5” to go along with the film of the same name. Parton was nominated for an Oscar and won two GRAMMYs for the tune. It’s one of the biggest crossover hits in country music history. Over the last 35 years “9 to 5” have been covered … Read more

We Can’t Stop Watching Reba and Kelly Clarkson’s Duet of “Does He Love You” Because It Was One of the Greatest Performances of All-Time

Reba McEntire is no stranger to show-stopping moments. It’s why they call her the Queen of Country Music and it’s why her daughter-in-law, GRAMMY-winner Kelly Clarkson still gets nervous to sing with her. One doesn’t just wake up and sing with Reba– one must prepare their whole life for it. Fortunately, Kelly was prepared to … Read more

10 GIFs That Prove Reba McEntire’s 1994 Performance of “Why Haven’t I Heard From You” is One of Country Music’s Greatest

In 1994 Reba released her single, “Why Haven’t I Heard From You” as the first single from her Read My Mind album. The song was as a sassy callout of a gentleman for not getting in touch via telephone when he said he would. The lyrics are hilariously old school now, “Baby you can dial … Read more

Jimmy Fallon as Kenny Rogers Sang “Through the Years” for Kathie Lee and Hoda and We Can’t Stop Watching It

In honor of Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb hosting the fourth hour of “Today” for 10 years, the pair got a number of special salutes from celebrities across the country. But, for us, one of those special moments came from Kenny Rogers– er, Jimmy Fallon as Kenny Rogers. We’ve seen Fallon take on this … Read more

New Album ‘Johnny Cash: Forever Words’ is An Amazing Look Inside Johnny Cash’s Deep Love for June Carter Cash

Johnny Cash, The Man in Black, may have been an outlaw and he may have battled more demons than many people know exist, but at his core, he was a romantic, a poet and deeply in love with June Carter Cash. Over the course of Johnny and June’s relationship, the couple exchanged poems and letters, … Read more

16 Throwback Photos of Dolly Parton That Prove She’s Always Been the Queen

Dolly Parton is a country music icon and worldwide legend and she’s held both of those titles for multiple decades. Since moving to Nashville and releasing her debut album in 1967, Dolly has released 43 albums and 25 No. 1 hits. She’s starred in several movies, opened a theme park and given away 100 million … Read more

Dolly Parton Told Cam “I’m Watching You, Girl” and Obviously, She Cried

It didn’t take long for fans listening to Cam’s “Diane” to feel the “Jolene” vibes resonating from it. Actually, I even said it in the headline for the first article I ever wrote about “Diane.”     And now, Dolly Parton has acknowledged the tune and even sent Cam a surprise message during her recent … Read more

7 Times Kacey Musgraves Sang a Country Classic With a Country Legend and Was Way More Country Than Anyone in Nashville

As Kacey Musgraves releases her third studio album, Golden Hour, it’s important to look back at where she’s been. While we know the album was influenced by many different genres and she experimented with new sounds, there are few people in Nashville more country than Kacey. Since Kacey burst onto the scene in 2013 with … Read more

Country Music Hall Of Fame Announces 2018 Class: Ricky Skaggs, Dottie West, And Johnny Gimble

The Country Music Association has announced its 2018 inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame—Johnny Gimble, Ricky Skaggs and Dottie West. Gimble will be inducted in the “Recording and/or Touring Musician” category, Skaggs in the “Modern Era Artist” category, while West will be inducted as a “Veterans Era Artist.” Gimble, Skaggs and West will increase membership in … Read more

Miranda Lambert’s Suprise Performance of “Elvira” With the Oak Ridge Boys is a Must-See

Miranda Lambert is known for performing classic country music every chance she gets, but fans got a real surprise when she started covering “Elvira” during a recent show in Newark. As Lambert and her band began to play a slow, juicy cover of the country classic she stopped and said, “you know what would be … Read more