1. Chase Bryant, JT Hodges & Drake White Performances Set for Grand Ole Opry Album

    June 25, 2015 3:04 PM EDT Grand Ole Opry GM Pete Fisher says he enjoys watching the reverence and awe that a new artist takes in playing the revered stage -- especially the wooden circle that was transplanted from the Ryman Auditorium upon moving to the “new” Opry House in 1974. Decades of Grand Ole Opry Hits…

  2. George Jones Gets Epic Tribute With Garth Brooks, Miranda Lambert, Megadeth

    November 23, 2013 8:40 AM EST Music City's biggest stars show up for "Playin' Possum! The Final No Show Tribute To George Jones" During the latter years of George Jones' touring career, the legend would typically try to open a package date rather than close the show. Watching "Matlock…

  3. Chris Young Amazed By 'You': Talks Chart, Tour Highs

    January 31, 2012 6:00 PM EST Scores Fifth No. 1 on Country Songs... Tells Billboard It 'Feels Amazing' C hris Young has fans. There's no doubting that, as the RCA recording artist has steadily built one of the most successful careers by appealing to fans from all over. Some of his fans are artists…

  4. Country Songwriter Hank Cochran Dead at 74

    July 15, 2010 4:06 PM EDT H ank Cochran , a consummate songwriter who composed a string of country hits including "Make the World Go Away" for Eddy Arnold , has died. He was 74. Martha E. Moore, his publicist, said Cochran died Thursday morning at his home in Hendersonville north of Nashville. He had been in…

  5. Despite Floods, Grand Ole Opry Held Across Town

    May 05, 2010 7:56 AM EDT The venue was different, the tickets were handwritten and the gear was cobbled together. But the floodwaters that deluged Nashville couldn't stop The Grand Ole Opry. Marty Stuart kicked off Tuesday night's show, which was moved to the city's War Memorial Auditorium after 4 to 6…

  6. Grand Ole Opry Star Billy Walker Dies

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Billy Walker, the Grand Ole Opry star whose hits included "Charlie's Shoes" and "Cross the Brazos at Waco," died in a wreck along an Alabama interstate on Sunday. He was 77. Billy Walker, the Grand Ole Opry star whose hits included "Charlie's Shoes" and…

  7. ON TV

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 3-9, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 3 “Good Morning America,” ABC Featured artist(s): The Pretenders (also scheduled: Lucy Liu, Stephen Lanzalotta). “Today,” NBC Featured artist(s): Pink (also scheduled: Antonio Banderas). “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” Syndicated…

  8. 2002 International Bluegrass Music Association Awards Winners

    October 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT International Bluegrass Music Association Awards Winners Here are the winners for the 13th annual International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Awards, held Oct. 17 at the Kentucky Center for the Arts in Louisville: Entertainer of the year: the Del McCoury Band Male vocalist of the…

  9. 2002 International Bluegrass Music Awards Nominees

    August 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT International Bluegrass Music Awards Nominees Here are the nominees for the 2002 International Bluegrass Music Awards, which will be handed out Oct. 17 in Louisville, Ky.: Entertainer of the year: Alison Krauss & Union Station Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver The Del McCoury Band Ricky…