Kip Moore, Charles Kelley, Hunter Hayes, Justin Moore and Kelsea Ballerini Perform “Family Tradition”

In an incredible on-stage all-star collaboration recently, country music sensations Kip Moore, Charles Kelley, Hunter Hayes, Justin Moore and Kelsea Ballerini performed a fun, laughter-filled rendition of Hank Williams Jr.‘s “Family Tradition” — and it was, obviously, incredible. Taking turns singing the infamous lines, it was obvious that the stars were having just as much … Read more

Friday Night Lineup Announced for 2016 CMA Music Festival

Infamous country music artists Eric Church, Sam Hunt, Chris Stapleton, Carrie Underwood and Hank Williams, Jr. have been announced as the Friday night, June 10, lineup for this year’s CMA Music Festival at Nissan Stadium in downtown Nashville. Great news for @countrymusic fans attending #CMAfest @carrieunderwood #carrieunderwood A photo posted by Carrie Underwood Fans (@cunews4fans) … Read more

Chris Stapleton and Hank Williams Jr. are Touring Together (Dreams do Come True)

Country music legend Hank Williams Jr. and country music breakout star Chris Stapleton will be hitting the road together come summer to perform eight amphitheater-style shows across the American south and midwest. Dreams do come true, y’all. Although the four-week tour is short, the duo will be visiting amphitheaters with the seating capacity of 15,000 to 20,000 — … Read more

Hank Williams Jr. Gives Harmonica-Infused Performance of “Are You Ready For The Country”

Country music living legend Hank Williams Jr. has been making his mark on the country music world since he performed at the Grand Ole Opry at the young age of 11. Since then, he has sold 70 million albums worldwide and just released his 37th studio album. Basically, we should all bow down. Recently, Hank … Read more

Hank Williams Jr. Enlists Eric Church for His Rowdy New Video

Hank Williams Jr. gave the world a glimpse of his new music at the 49th Annual CMA Awards, but his brand new video “Are You Ready For The Country,” featuring Eric Church is a real sight to see. The pair shot the video in Nashville at The City View Apartments parking structure with scenes focused … Read more

25 Best Outlaw Country Songs

Outlaw country songs are raw and intend to address topics like hard living, anti-authority, cheating, drinking, and drug-use.  And it’s because they offer up a realism that tends to give a voice to the voiceless. 25 Best Outlaw Country Songs:   25. “High Cost of Living” // Jamey Johnson

10 Best Outlaw Country Artists of All-Time

In the 1970s, country music was out of touch.  It consisted of lush, orchestral arrangements known as the Nashville Country Sound.  By the end of the decade, a few artists were so highly critical of the entire country music system (where artists were often told what songs they could sing), they rebelled against the executives … Read more

Biggest 15 Minutes of Country Music’s Biggest Night

The opening 15 minutes for the 49th Annual CMA Awards are shaping up to be the most anticipated minutes of the entire year. The 3-hour show will kick off in high gear with one of the night’s top nominees Eric Church with iconic Country rocker Hank Williams Jr. for a world premiere of Williams’ new Nash … Read more

5 Times Country Music Got Political

Country music has a long history that includes numerous events that have aligned with the political environment. Red or Blue. Right wing or Left wing. Country singers have found themselves supporting their beliefs or defending them (whichever way you want to look at it) over the course of the last 60 years.  5 Times Country Music Got … Read more

5 Country Music Singers Who Inherited the Family Business

Kids following their parents’ footsteps is a tale as old as time. Just like a son who inherits the shop his great grandfather started, country music is no exception to families building dynasties of creativity and fame. Some acts join the business all at once. The Band Perry’s sibling trio has become a staple in … Read more

3 Best Football Theme Songs

Football and country music go hand-in-hand. So much so that for big-time football television productions country music artists are brought in to sing and write theme songs for these mega-events. But, this begs the question, which football-centric, big-time production is the best? Let’s decide. “Comin’ To Your City” // Big and Rich Pros: “Comin’ To … Read more

Forget Buddha: Life Lessons from Hank Williams Jr.

Forget Buddha. And get to know Bocephus. Some people call him Hank Williams Jr., and he is my life coach. People have spent millions of dollars on self-help books. They have traveled near and far to find their “happy place.” There are psychics, fortune cookies, and even Fairy Godmothers. Who knew all you need in … Read more