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Troy Gentry’s Wife, Angie, Opens Up About Her Late Husband and His Love of People

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Montgomery Gentry was one of the biggest Country duos in the 2000’s.  Eddie Montgomery and Troy Gentry won CMA Awards, were inducted into the Grand Ole Opry and headlined sold out arenas. Two years ago, before performing a show in New Jersey, Troy was killed in a helicopter crash. Fast forward to today and the country … Read more

NTSB Rules Pilot Error Caused Crash That Killed Montgomery Gentry’s Troy Gentry

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The National Transportation Safety Board has come out with their ruling on what happened during the helicopter crash that killed Montgomery Gentry’s Troy Gentry on September 8, 2017. According to the report, the pilot cut the engine too soon as he tried to attempt an emergency landing, which led to an uncontrolled descent. The helicopter … Read more

Montgomery Gentry’s Troy Gentry Tribute Concert to Include Performances By Dierks Bentley, Rascal Flatts

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Montgomery Gentry’s Troy Gentry will be remembered during a tribute concert next year in Nashville. The Troy Gentry Foundation Concert, set for Jan. 9 at the Grand Ole Opry House, will include performances by many of the country genre’s biggest stars. Dierks Bentley, Chris Janson, Rascal Flatts and Eddie Montgomery will perform as part of … Read more

Troy Gentry’s Wife, Angie, Sues Helicopter Manufacturers After Crash Killed Her Husband

After losing her husband, Troy Gentry, five months ago in a fatal helicopter crash, Angie Gentry has filed a lawsuit against the helicopter manufacturers behind the helicopter her husband was flying in when it crashed. According to Courthouse News Service, Angie contends that the throttle cable jammed soon after takeoff and threw the engine into … Read more

Keith Urban Paid Tribute To The Artists We Lost In 2017 With A Little Help From His Family

2017 was a tough one. It just felt like there was a lot of bad news this year, including the loss of a lot of influential musicians like Glenn Campbell, Tom Petty, and Troy Gentry. Keith Urban could not move on to 2018’s greener pastures before he paid tribute to those we lost during the … Read more

Eddie Montgomery Speaks Out for the First Time Since Troy Gentry’s Death

On September 8, Troy Gentry was killed in a helicopter crash on the way to a show. His bandmate and duo partner, Eddie Montgomery, for the last two decades was waiting on him to arrive. Since that day, Montgomery hasn’t spoken publicly about his friend until now, thanking everyone for their support and sharing what … Read more

Little Big Town’s Cover of “My Town” Brought The Ryman To Its Feet

Country music is still mourning the untimely loss of Troy Gentry. Many artists have used their platforms to honor his memory and legacy by covering Montgomery Gentry songs. Little Big Town took time during their Ryman Residency to cover Montgomery Gentry’s “My Town” in a performance the brought the crowd to its feet. The stripped-down … Read more

Eddie Montgomery’s Wife Speaks Out Following Troy Gentry’s Memorial Service

Eddie Montgomery’s wife, Jennifer, has spoken out following the death of Montgomery’s partner, Troy Gentry. Following Gentry’s memorial service last week, Jennifer thanked friends for their support. Jennifer, who wed Montgomery in 2014, took to social media on behalf of herself and her husband, using the pronoun “We,” thanking those who have helped get the … Read more

Montgomery Gentry’s New Single, ‘Better Me,” Is A Beautiful Epitaph For Troy Gentry

Montgomery Gentry released the audio of their latest, and probably last, single. “Better Me” is a song about faith and personal growth, a promise to both yourself and others to become better than you were the day before. In the wake of the tragic death of Troy Gentry, the song takes on on a greater … Read more

Friends and Family Say Goodbye To Troy Gentry During Emotional Memorial Service

Friends, Family and Fans filled the pews of the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville to say goodbye to their beloved husband, father, brother, son and friend, Troy Gentry, on a rainy September morning. Troy Gentry, one-half of country duo Montgomery Gentry, was killed on Sept. 8 when the helicopter he was riding in experienced … Read more

Chris Stapleton’s Cover of “Hillbilly Shoes” in Memory of Troy Gentry Was Near Perfect

As family, friends and band members gathered inside the Grand Ole Opry to celebrate and remember the life of Troy Gentry, who was killed in a helicopter crash at the age of 50, tributes from across the country continued to pour in. During a show in Cincinnati, Chris Stapleton did his part to pay tribute … Read more

Montgomery Gentry New Single, “Better Me,” Being Released To Fans

The day before Troy Gentry’s Memorial Service is to take place on Thursday, Sept. 14 at the Grand Ole Opry House, Gentry’s label announced that they will be releasing a new single from the duo Montgomery Gentry. The duo was finishing up a new album prior to Gentry’s death. We’ve come to learn that one … Read more