1. Country Star Kitty Wells:1919-2012

    July 19, 2012 6:50 PM EDT The county music community lost one of its most beloved pioneers with the death of Kitty Wells. Known as the "Queen of Country Music," Wells, 92, died of complications from a stroke at her Nashville home on July 16. "In my lifetime ...

  2. Backbeat: WSM-AM Co-Sponsors Durango Stage With Gene Watson, Billy Dean at CMA Fest

    June 11, 2012 1:20 PM EDT Gene Watson performs at the WSM-sponsored Durango Acoustic Corner at the CMA Music Festival in Nashville. (Photo: Robin Roberts Ladisa) Many radio stations were in Music City over the past few days doing live radio broadcasts from the CMA Music Fe ...

  3. Backbeat: George Strait, Bob Pittman, Gary Overton at Country Radio Seminar Day One

    February 23, 2012 1:44 PM EST The Ryman Room was overflowing with CRS attendees when Tenacity Records threw its first CRS bash. Keeping it all about the music, Tenacity artists Bill Gentry and Darryl Worley performed their new music and kept the party going well into the night ...

  4. Kellie Pickler Live Q&A Pt. 1: Opry Goes Pink, Eddie Stubbs

    Kellie Pickler Live Q&A Pt. 1: Opry Goes Pink, Eddie Stubbs

    January 25, 2012 3:54 PM EST 0 0 0 Kellie Pickler Live Q&A Pt. 1: Opry Goes Pink, Eddie Stubbs featuredVideo2 , Eddie Stubbs , Kellie Pickler Videos Eddie Stubbs Kellie Pickler Brightcove ...

  5. Kellie Pickler Live Q&A: Watch Archived Video

    January 23, 2012 3:40 PM EST 0 0 0 Chart Article Kellie Pickler Watch Again! Kellie Pickler may have first won hearts as a finalist on season five of "American Idol," but she's gone on to a well-earned fanbase on the strength of country hits like "Red High Heels&q ...

  6. Dailey & Vincent Stray From the Norm in 'Gospel Side'

    January 09, 2012 11:30 AM EST 0 0 0 Chart-topping bluegrass duo Dailey and Vincent know they've got a good thing going with their marketing agreement with Cracker Barrel Old Country Store. Their music is sold there, and if you look at their touring bus, you don't have to loo ...

  7. Country Legend Bill Anderson Looks Back on His 'First Ten Years'

    December 13, 2011 3:35 PM EST 0 0 0 Country Music Hall of Fame member Bill Anderson was at the WSM studios visiting the show of Eddie Stubbs recently when he took a trip back in time. Stubbs was playing Anderson's 1957 recording of "City Lights," a song that changed his ...

  8. Ricky Skaggs' Holiday Tour Began With a Bus Fire

    December 02, 2011 5:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Fans who see the Skaggs Family Christmas tour this holiday season are in for a treat, says its' namesake -- Country legend Ricky Skaggs . He says it's something his family has been doing for years, whether on stage or not. "We've ...

  9. Johnny Wright, Country Music Pioneer, Kitty Wells' Husband, Dead at 97

    September 28, 2011 7:15 AM EDT NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Johnny Wright, a country music pioneer who had hits as a singer in the duo Johnnie and Jack and guided the career of his wife, Kitty Wells, died early Tuesday. He was 97. Close family friend Eddie Stubbs said Wright died of ...

  10. International Bluegrass Music Awards Winners

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Winners of the 15th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, held Oct. 7 at the Kentucky Center in Louisville. Below are the winners of the 15th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, held Oct. 7 at the Kentucky Center in Louisville. ENTER ...

  11. 15th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards Nominees

    August 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nominees for the 15th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, to be presented Oct. 7 at the Kentucky Center in Louisville, Ky. The show is the centerpiece of the International Music Bluegrass Mus Below are the nominees for the 15th annual Inter ...

  12. Paycheck Funeral Tomorrow

    February 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Country artist Johnny Paycheck will be laid to rest tomorrow (Feb. 25) following a funeral service in Nashville. As previously reported, Paycheck died last week at music city's Vanderbilt University M Country artist Johnny Paycheck will be laid ...

  13. Country Music Association (CMA) Awards Nominations

    August 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nominees for the 36th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. Here are the nominees for the 36th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, which will be presented at Nov. 6 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville and broadcast on CBS. E ...

  14. Vincent Cleans Up At Bluegrass Awards

    October 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rhonda Vincent claimed a chunk of what was supposed to be the year of "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" for herself last night (Oct. 4), winning three awards including entertainer of the year at the annual Rhonda Vincent claimed a chunk of what ...