11 Country Music Albums You Need to Give Somebody This Christmas

If you’re currently trying to make sure someone you love is listening to the right kind of music (country), you better make sure they have all the correct tools. Do they own any vinyl? Do they own Johnny Cash on vinyl? How many Willie Nelson albums do they have? This is all important important. 11 … Read more

The Dixie Chicks Released a Live Video of Their Take on Beyonce’s “Daddy Lessons” and Your Daddy Might Even Like It

Growing up, I listened to the Dixie Chicks a lot. I remember hearing about their George W. Bush statements, but was of the opinion that I didn’t have to agree or disagree with any celebrity’s opinion on anything to recognize their talent. In 2003, not too many month after Natalie Maines uttered those infamous words, … Read more

10 Most Influential Country Albums From the 1990s

When you re-examine some of the most crucial and defining albums of the 1990s, you begin to get a better understanding of today’s music scene ⎯⎯ through the eyes of such noise-making newcomers as Jon Pardi, William Michael Morgan, Runaway June and Midland, who are all breaking down the door with their rootsy mixture of … Read more

Dixie Chicks Release Captivatingly Raw Live Version of “Not Ready to Make Nice” (Which You’ll Probably Hate)

After a decade of not taking the stage in North America, the Dixie Chicks returned last year with their thrilling MMXVI Tour, featuring hits, controversy and a smoldering live version of “Not Ready to Make Nice.” The song won three GRAMMYs– Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best Country Performance by a … Read more

Miranda Lambert Sang “Goodbye Earl” with Little Big Town and It Was Perfection

Thank God for Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town and the Dixie Chicks. Miranda joined Little Big Town on stage at the Mother Church of Country Music, the Ryman Auditorium and the fivesome performed “Goodbye Earl” from one of Miranda’s favorite groups– the Dixie Chicks. Miranda and her Texas twang took over lead vocals on most … Read more

8 Dixie Chicks Videos That Are Still Really Good

The Dixie Chicks have been out of the popular country music spotlight for well over a decade, but that doesn’t mean their music and their videos don’t still resonate. Though, today, they are mostly known for political statements, but their music and corresponding videos often showed depth and humor far beyond their political candor. 8 … Read more

Dixie Chicks are Headed to a Theater Near You

If you missed the Dixie Chicks on tour in the United States for the first time in over a decade, you’re in luck– they’re coming to a big screen near you soon. And for one-night only. Fathom Events and Columbia Records recently announced, “Dixie Chicks: DCX MMXVI – In Concert.” Which features footage captured live … Read more

Why Runaway June Is Important To Country Music

The talent of three women on nothing but three chords and the truth is a powerful thing. Tightened around a neo-traditional arrangement and flickering references to John Wayne and Jesse James, “Wild West” is one of 2017’s best singles. Runaway June, as they’re called, made up of Naomi Cook, Hannah Mulholland and John Wayne’s granddaughter … Read more

Natalie Maines Files for Divorce After 17 Years with Adrian Pasdar

Natalie Maines and Adrian Pasdar are citing irreconcilable differences as their reasoning for filing for divorce after 17 years. Maines has requested joint custody of the couple’s children, Jackson, 16, and Beckett, 12. The split is amicable. Maines and Pasdar married on June 24, 2000 at the Little White Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas. The … Read more

Natalie Maines Goes Off on President Donald Trump in Epic Twitter Rant

First, let’s address the irony– a Twitter rant towards someone who rants on Twitter. Second, well, there isn’t really a second point. But, Natalie Maines is at it again with the politics, this time aimed at President Donald Trump. The last times Maines went off this brashly against our now President was during campaign season … Read more

8 Females Who Have Walked Away as ACM Entertainer of the Year

In 51-year history of the ACM Awards, only eight women have walked away with the Entertainer of the Year trophy. Two of those women were repeat winners, with the award going home to a lady 10 years out of 51. The only difference in the female ACM Entertainer of the Year winners to the female … 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