Over the past couple of years, there have been a lot of changes for the Robertson family of 'Duck Dynasty' fame. According to Sadie Robertson – daughter of Willie and Korie, nowhere is that any more apparent than when she and her mother make a trip to the local Walmart.
Toby Keith has lent his voice to the NBA TV original film "OKC Thunder: Heart of the City," which will chronicle the Oklahoma City Thunder's efforts to help the city of Moore, Okla. after a tornado ravaged the area earlier this year.
Loretta Lynn visited the White House on Wednesday and came away with the nation's highest civilian honor. President Barack Obama presented the Kentucky native, whose string of country hits include "The Pill" and "Fist City," with the Presidential Medal of Freedom at a ceremony in the East Room.
The latest single from Texas country artist Aaron Watson is causing a stir with fans – particularly in his home base of the Lone Star State and Oklahoma. The fourth single from his Billboard top ten album "Real Good Time," titled "July In Cheyenne," is striking a chord with many rodeo fans thanks to its' story of legendary professional rider Lane Frost.
Country music has always had a flair for the dramatic, and nowhere is that more apparent than on Tim McGraw and Faith Hill's Soul 2 Soul live show at the Venetian in Las Vegas. The couple signed on to do a second year of their show, which was one of the bonafide hits of the strip last year.
Junior Sisk is enjoying a hot streak as a bluegrass performer – henceforth his recent IBMA win for Male Vocalist of the Year. Joe Mullins is also enjoying much success inside bluegrass circles both as an artist and as a radio personality.
In 19 years of writing for Billboard, this has been my most difficult task. I've been interviewing people for more than three decades and trying to cull it down to the top ten most memorable is challenging.