1. The Civil Wars, Bonnie Raitt Highlight Americana Awards

    September 13, 2012 9:15 AM EDT Gillian Welch and her partner Dave Rawlings, The Civil Wars and Alabama Shakes took home trophies, but Music City was the big winner at Wednesday night's Americana Honors & Awards. Five of six winners at the Ryman Auditorium event are based in Nashville, further cementing the city&…

  2. Emmylou Harris Launches Woofstock to Help Save Homeless Dogs

    August 08, 2012 4:20 PM EDT Emmylou Harris has a reputation for having one of the biggest hearts in country music. The Country Music Hall of Fame member is excited to be the lightning rod behind a new event, Woofstock, that she hopes will be the first of many to support homeless animals around Nashville. "I have a…

  3. Mark Collie Shoots for 'Honest and Real' on Prison Album

    May 10, 2012 8:00 PM EDT Sometimes, artists will refer to an album project as being a "long time in the making." For Mark Collie's latest album, "Alive at Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary," that expression proves true. "Alive" dates back more than ten years, to October 17, 2001.…

  4. Willie Nelson, Shawn Colvin Pay Tribute to Guy Clark

    November 14, 2011 2:15 PM EST He's one of the most revered writers to ever roam Music City, and the cream of the musical crop will be paying tribute to the great Guy Clark with the release of "This One's For Him: A Tribute To Guy Clark." "Guy's songs are literature," says Lyle Lovett,…

  5. Stars Flock To Nashville For Opry's 80th

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A host of talent that includes Garth Brooks, Trace Adkins, Ralph Stanley, Terri Clark, Diamond Rio and Travis Tritt will descend upon Nashville next month to celebrate the... A host of talent that includes Garth Brooks, Trace Adkins, Ralph Stanley, Terri Clark, Diamond Rio and Travis Tritt…

  6. Off to Join the World

    January 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Given that he's still a teenager himself, when singer/songwriter Blaine Larsen sings of high school, he has an insider's perspective. But don't think for one second that this is teen pop country: This Given that he's still a teenager himself, when singer/songwriter Blaine…

  7. Hot Product

    September 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Alan Jackson ’Do’ Something Alan Jackson keeps things simple on his new studio album, which he aptly titled "What I Do." Due this week via Arista Nashville, the set is led by the single "Too Much of a Good Thing," which is No. 9 in its 12th week on Billboard's Hot…

  8. New Jackson Album Promises 'Good Things'

    July 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Alan Jackson keeps things simple on his upcoming studio album, which he aptly titled "What I Do." Alan Jackson keeps things simple on his upcoming studio album, which he aptly titled "What I Do." Due Sept. 7 via Arista Nashville, the set is led by the single "Too Much…

  9. In Another World

    November 17, 2001 12:00 AM EST Oklahoma native and former foundry worker Joe Diffie has lasted a decade in a country environment known for an uncertain career life-expectancy, and he's managed this feat largely because he can sing Oklahoma native and former foundry worker Joe Diffie has lasted a decade in a country…

  10. Lucky Silver Dollar

    August 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Shawn Camp has been a highly successful songsmith for others, less so when he steps into the spotlight on his own, despite his obvious skills as a performer. Shawn Camp has been a highly successful songsmith for others, less so when he steps into the spotlight on his own, despite his obvious…