1. Randy Owen & Tracy Lawrence to Join Wade Hayes in His Fight Against Cancer at 'Country Hits Back' Concert

    March 02, 2017 8:26 PM EST Randy Owen and Tracy Lawrence join two-time cancer survivor Wade Hayes as he hosts the second annual Country Hits Back concert supporting the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center. The three veteran country hitmakers will take the stage Tuesday at the historic Franklin Theatre, just south of…

  2. Alabama's Randy Owen Talks Being a 'Farm Boy' & Playing With the Nashville Symphony

    May 08, 2016 5:20 PM EDT Music has always been in the family bloodlines with Alabama lead singer Randy Owen  -- his cousins Teddy Gentry and Jeff Cook are his partners in the group. But he also has another activity that is just as personal to him that his family participates in: the family farm just outside of his…

  3. CMT's 'Artists of the Year' Special Honors Tim McGraw, Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line & More

    December 04, 2013 1:54 AM EST CMT's celebration of country music's top artists of 2013 was a complete dude fest. Whether it was saluting Tim McGraw as a more-relevant-than-ever trailblazer, acknowledging the genre's love-hate relationship with Florida Georgia Line, the precociousness of Hunter Hayes or the…

  4. Alabama Rocks the Ryman: Live Review

    November 04, 2013 8:57 AM EST Should Alabama lead singer Randy Owen ever forget the words to any of his hit songs while on the band's 40th anniversary "Back To The Bowery" tour, he need not worry. More than likely, the audience will have his back. Sunday night, the Country Music Hall of Fame band opened…

  5. Blake Shelton, Jason Aldean and Lady Antebellum Embrace ACM Honors

    September 12, 2013 4:00 PM EDT The Academy of Country Music paid a rare visit to Music City on Tuesday night for the 7th Annual ACM Honors show at the Ryman Auditorium. A program designed to salute those ACM Award winners who are not awarded during the CBS telecast this past April, the night was a balanced mix of winners…

  6. Meat Loaf Bellows 'America the Beautiful' for Mitt Romney: Watch

    October 26, 2012 9:12 PM EDT Meat Loaf would do anything for love -- including sing "America the Beautiful" at Mitt Romney's latest campaign rally. The singer joined Alabama frontman Randy Owen and Big & Rich for the rendition, performed on stage in Defiance, Ohio on Thursday as the Republican…

  7. Wade Hayes Wins Cancer Fight, Talks 'Time' Single & Rush of Support

    September 18, 2012 1:15 PM EDT "Believe me, you don't want this to happen to you," country singer says of battle with Stage IV Colon Cancer Wade Hayes has seen it all career-wise. He moved to Nashville in the early 1990s with dreams of being a guitarist / harmony singer. Along the way, he signed a deal with…

  8. John Rich Receives 'Angels' Award From St. Jude

    January 16, 2012 11:30 PM EST John Rich has made no secret of his admiration for Alabama lead singer Randy Owen, even producing his solo album, "One On One," a few years back. So it stands to reason the singer had to take a special amount of pride in being the first artist presented the Randy Owen Angels Among…

  9. 615 Spotlight: Darren Warren Sees Cancer Fight as Stepping Stone

    November 30, 2011 12:45 PM EST When you hear "Cowboy Up and Party Down," the latest single from newcomer Darren Warren, you might think the Kentucky-born singer doesn't have a care in the world. While he admits he tries to live his life with a smile now, there was a time where things were much different. …

  10. Montgomery Gentry Proud to Be Indie 'Rebels'

    October 10, 2011 1:45 PM EDT Montgomery Genty might very well be feeling a sense of déjà vu these days, as they gear up for the release of their new disc "Rebels On The Run." Troy Gentry says the music pretty much sounds like the "old" Montgomery Gentry, and part of their "new" team at…

  11. Lady Antebellum, Carrie Underwood Offer Support at CMT Disaster Benefit

    May 13, 2011 8:41 AM EDT Help is on the way. That's the message celebrities and music stars sent to storm victims across the South on Thursday night during a star-studded benefit concert on CMT. Hank Williams Jr. kicked off "Music Builds: The CMT Disaster Relief Concert" at the Grand Ole Opry House in…

  12. Weekly Chart Notes: Lady Gaga, 'Glee' Cast, Billy Joel

    March 18, 2011 11:05 AM EDT With college basketball's March Madness swinging into high gear, how about sweet feats by 16 acts - in no particular seeding - from this week's Billboard charts? Lady Gaga "The Fame" celebrates its 100th non-consecutive week at No. 1 on Dance/Electronic Albums . With the…

  13. Joanna Smith: Artists To Watch 2011

    January 24, 2011 10:37 AM EST Joanna Smith Genre: Country With its playful spirit and thoughtful observations on rural life, Georgia-born singer/songwriter Joanna Smith's music evokes both Dolly Parton and Merle Haggard. Produced by Jimmy Ritchey (Vince Gill, Randy Owen) and Phillip White (Rascal Flatts, Reba…

  14. Brad Paisley: 2011 Album Preview

    January 21, 2011 4:32 PM EST Brad Paisley "This Is Country Music" April 19 One of the chart-topping hits from his last album was titled "Welcome to the Future." But the Country Music Assn.'s reigning entertainer of the year Brad Paisley decided to take a look back while crafting his new album, …

  15. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Mumbai-based EMI Virgin India Ltd announces that it will recall all copies of Slayer's most recent album "Christ Illusion" following protests by a Christian group, Mumbai-based Catholic Secular 2006 - Mumbai-based EMI Virgin India Ltd announces that it will recall all…

  16. This Day in Music

    August 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Record executive Lou Wills, who helped Warner Bros. build a powerful lineup of acts, including Larry Graham, Al Jarreau, Chaka Khan, George Benson, Richard Pryor, Dionne Warwick, Parliament Fu 2006 - Record executive Lou Wills, who helped Warner Bros. build a powerful lineup of acts,…

  17. VH1 To Air 'Station Fire' Special On Sunday

    March 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT VH1 and VH1 Classic will air a one-hour concert special on Sunday (March 23) to remember the five-year anniversary of the fire that killed 100 people during a Great White concert at the Station Nightc VH1 and VH1 Classic will air a one-hour concert special on Sunday (March 23) to remember the…

  18. 'Nashville Star' Finds New Home On NBC

    January 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST "Nashville Star," the country talent show that helped launch the careers of Miranda Lambert, Chris Young, Buddy Jewel and Lance Miller, will move from USA Network, where it has aired for the last five "Nashville Star," the country talent show that helped launch the careers…

  19. Big & Rich Taking Touring Break In '08

    December 24, 2007 12:00 AM EST Big & Rich's upcoming and first-ever Canadian tour will likely be the genre-bending duo's last for a while. The long-lasting effects of a car accident involving a drunk driver a few years ago will Big & Rich's upcoming and first-ever Canadian tour will likely be the…

  20. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Mumbai-based EMI Virgin India Ltd announces that it will recall all copies of Slayer's most recent album "Christ Illusion" following protests by a Christian group, Mumbai-based Catholic Secular 2006 - Mumbai-based EMI Virgin India Ltd announces that it will recall all…

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