1. Op-Ed: Steve Wariner on Why Dottie West Should Be a Country Music Hall of Fame Member

    December 21, 2014 12:30 PM EST Over the past year, The 615 has offered opinions concerning who the next members of the Country Music Hall of Fame should be. In July, we made our case for Don Rich, the longtime sideman for Buck Owens , in the Instrumentalist category. Just a few ...

  2. Steve Wariner Finds His Voice Again on New Album

    September 09, 2013 9:11 AM EDT Steve Wariner grew up enamored of such guitar players as Chet Atkins and James Burton. With that said, he admits that it's a little different to hear some of the newer artists out of Nashville talking about him the reverence he viewed his inf ...

  3. Friday Flashback: Steve Wariner's Heavenly Song

    March 02, 2012 11:42 PM EST 0 0 0 He is known as one of the format's nicest guys, but also one of its' most talented. By 1998, Steve Wariner had been a mainstay on the country music scene for close to two decades. After a run of hits on RCA, MCA, and Arista, Wariner was ab ...

  4. Brad Paisley Branches Out With a Book

    November 03, 2011 10:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Having written the bulk of his hit records since breaking into the limelight with 1999's "Who Needs Pictures," Brad Paisley is no stranger to success as a writer. However, this week he crosses into another level of the craft, releasin ...

  5. Brad Paisley Gets One-of-a-Kind Honor From the Grand Ole Opry

    October 19, 2011 5:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 In the 86-year history of the Grand Ole Opry, many historic moments have taken place. Hank Williams debuting in 1949 with "Lovesick Blues." A truck driver named Elvis on the Ryman stage. Garth Brooks and "Friends In Low Places." ...

  6. Hot Tours: Garth Brooks, Prince, Jeff Foxworthy

    January 27, 2011 3:55 PM EST 0 0 0 Garth Brooks returned to the concert stage in Nashville during December with nine benefit concerts at the Bridgestone Arena. Revenue from the shows went towards relief efforts related to the flood that devastated the city and surrounding areas last ...

  7. Garth Brooks Wows Nashville at First of Nine Benefit Concerts

    December 17, 2010 7:25 PM EST 0 0 0 If Garth Brooks intended to pace himself at the first of nine sold out shows at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena, that plan changed when he hit the stage for the 7PM Thursday night (Dec. 16) concert. From the moment he hit the stage, serving up th ...

  8. Garth Brooks Prepares for Nine-Show Run in Nashville

    December 16, 2010 7:10 PM EST 0 0 0 As he prepared to kick off his first of nine sold out shows tonight (Nov. 16) at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena, which will benefit Middle Tennessee's flood relief efforts, Garth Brooks praised the city's resilience and thanked the com ...

  9. Brad Paisley Previews His "American Saturday Night" Album, Tour

    June 04, 2009 5:44 PM EDT 0 0 0 “No one can make the album they made 10 years ago with a straight face,” Brad Paisley muses. The singer/songwriter/guitar slinger is siitting in Blackbird Studios, a state of the art Nashville facility owned by Martina McBride and her husband, and p ...

  10. This Day in Music

    September 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Bowing to the inevitable, Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas, pulls his legislation reforming the nation's music licensing laws from the congressional agenda, saying he doesn't see how it could get thro 2006 - Bowing to the inevitable, Rep. ...

  11. This Day in Music

    August 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Lil' Kim appears at the 2006 MTV Video Music awards fresh from prison, wearing a business suit that is a far cry from the skimpy getups of her past. 2006 - Lil' Kim appears at the 2006 MTV Video Music awards fresh from prison, weari ...

  12. This Day in Music

    April 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Amy Grant joins Vince Gill on stage at the Grand Ole Opry. During the second show, on the eve of Easter Sunday, the newly married couple performs "How Great Thou Art." 2000 - Amy Grant joins Vince Gill on stage at the Grand Ole Opry ...

  13. This Day in Music

    February 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Musician-actor Harry Conick Jr. performs at and serves as creative director for the 2001 NBA All-Star Game halftime show. He writes a song for the occasion and performs it with his 15-piece ban 2001 - Musician-actor Harry Conick Jr. performs ...

  14. This Day in Music

    September 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Bowing to the inevitable, Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas, pulls his legislation reforming the nation's music licensing laws from the congressional agenda, saying he doesn't see how it could get thro 2006 - Bowing to the inevitable, Rep. ...

  15. This Day in Music

    August 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Lil' Kim appears at the 2006 MTV Video Music awards fresh from prison, wearing a business suit that is a far cry from the skimpy getups of her past. 2006 - Lil' Kim appears at the 2006 MTV Video Music awards fresh from prison, weari ...

  16. Chart Beat

    August 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses Carrie Underwood, the Beatles, Sean Kingston and more! 'SMALL' IS BIG: You already knew that country radio couldn't wait to play the first Carrie Underwood single from her second album. So you shouldn't be surprise ...

  17. This Day in Music

    April 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Amy Grant joins Vince Gill on stage at the Grand Ole Opry. During the second show, on the eve of Easter Sunday, the newly married couple performs "How Great Thou Art." 2000 - Amy Grant joins Vince Gill on stage at the Grand Ole Opry ...

  18. This Day in Music

    February 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Musician-actor Harry Conick Jr. performs at and serves as creative director for the 2001 NBA All-Star Game halftime show. He writes a song for the occasion and performs it with his 15-piece ban 2001 - Musician-actor Harry Conick Jr. performs ...

  19. 06OnTV

    February 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Feb. 5-11, 2007. MONDAY, FEB. 5 "TRL," MTV Featured Artist(s): Gnarls Barkley, Katharine McPhee, Jennifer Lopez, The Game. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s): Fall Out Boy ( ...

  20. This Day in Music

    September 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>While talking to friend and occasional co-writer, Whisperin' Bill Anderson on his cell phone, Steve Wariner is pulled over and given a ticket for driving in an HOV lane with no passenger 2005 - The White Stripes' ...

  21. This Day in Music

    August 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Songwriter Harold Clayton, who co-wrote the SOS Band hit "Take Your Time (Do It Right)," is killed in a hit-and-run accident in Los Angeles. He is 53.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none" ...

  22. 30OnTV

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for July 24-30, 2006. MONDAY, JULY 24 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Miranda Lambert (also scheduled: Matt Dallas). "CMA Music Festival: Country Music's Biggest Party," ABC Featured ...

  23. This Day in Music

    April 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Husband and wife Tim McGraw and Faith Hill are the big winners at the 33rd annual Academy of Country Music Awards, nabbing four awards for their duet "It's Your Love," for single, song, 2000 - Amy Grant joins ...

  24. ON TV

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 10-16, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 10 "The Oprah Winfrey Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Pink. "2006 CMT Music Awards Pre-Party [TV-PG]," CMT Featured artist(s): Jason Aldean (also scheduled: Lit ...

  25. This Day in Music

    February 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1992 - </b>Megadeth guitarist Dave Mustaine and wife Pam have a baby in Burbank, Calif. They name the child Justis David.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2001 - Musician-actor Harry Conick Jr. perfo ...

  26. On TV

    January 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 2-8, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 2 "Today," NBC Featured artist(s): Willie Nelson. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Ginuwine (also scheduled: Tea Leoni, Enrique Murciano). " ...

  27. This Day in Music

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1995 - </b>Stung by criticism of rap label Interscope, Time Warner severs its ties with Interscope rather than release Tha Dogg Pound's first album, which soon debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. 2000 - Quincy Jones' Liste ...

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

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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, ...

  29. This Day in Music

    August 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Songwriter Harold Clayton, who co-wrote the SOS Band hit "Take Your Time (Do It Right)," is killed in a hit-and-run accident in Los Angeles. He is 53.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none" ...

  30. This Day in Music

    April 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Amy Grant joins Vince Gill on stage at the Grand Ole Opry. During the second show, on the eve of Easter Sunday, the newly married couple performs "How Great Thou Art." 2000 - Amy Grant joins Vince Gill on stage at ...

  31. Billboard Bits: Garth Brooks, Carly Simon, Napster

    February 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Garth Brooks, Carly Simon, Napster Garth Brooks' appearance Saturday at fundraiser in Fort Worth, Texas, reportedly helped raise more than $2 million for a local hospital. Brooks performed with pals Steve Wariner, Stephanie Davis and Da ...

  32. This Day in Music

    February 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Musician-actor Harry Conick Jr. performs at and serves as creative director for the 2001 NBA All-Star Game halftime show. He writes a song for the occasion and performs it with his 15-pi 2001 - Musician-actor Harry Conick J ...

  33. This Day in Music

    September 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Quincy Jones' Listen Up Foundation donates $25,000 to five South Central Los Angeles youth organizations. The endowments, made in the names of the five teens who make up Listen Up's From 2000 - Quincy Jones' ...

  34. This Day in Music

    August 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Steve Wariner receives the 2002 Minnie Pearl Humanitarian Award during the Grand Ole Opry's tribute to Minnie Pearl. The previous year's winner, Kathy Mattea, presents the award to Warin 2002 - Steve Wariner recei ...

  35. Concert To Celebrate Country's Best

    May 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 coincide with the Fan Fair festival in Nashville, CMT is planning a concert celebrating the "100 Greatest Songs of Country Music." The June 4 show at Nashville's Gaylord Entertainment Center, will fea To coincide with the Fan Fair fes ...

  36. This Day in Music

    April 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Amy Grant joins Vince Gill on stage at the Grand Ole Opry. During the second show, on the eve of Easter Sunday, the newly married couple performs "How Great Thou Art." 2000 - Amy Grant joins Vince Gill on stage at ...

  37. Steve Wariner 'Steals' His Chance At Freedom

    February 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. With the release of his new album, "Steal Another Day," Steve Wariner joins the ranks of country artists who have taken control of their careers by establishing their own labels. "It' ...

  38. This Day in Music

    February 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Musician-actor Harry Connick Jr. performs at and serves as creative director for the 2001 NBA All-Star Game halftime show. He writes a song for the occasion and performs it with his 15-p 2001 - Musician-actor Harry Connick ...

  39. Steal Another Day

    February 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Guitar picker, songwriter, and all-around good guy Steve Wariner debuts on his own SelecTone label here, and it's a home-grown project that blends recuts of previous hits with new material. Guitar picker, songwriter, and all-around good guy Ste ...

  40. Stars Sign On For Holiday Events

    November 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 To do their part in kicking off the 2002 holiday season, Destiny's Child and LeAnn Rimes will celebrate with celebrities in Hollywood, while country artist Steve Wariner and Lee Ann Womack will rub el To do their part in kicking off the 2002 ho ...

  41. 2002 BMI Country Awards Winners

    November 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST BMI Country Awards Winners Here are the winning songs from the 2002 BMI Country Awards, held Nov. 5 at BMI's Nashville offices. Listed below the song title is the songwriter, publisher, artist, and record label. AIN'T NOTHING 'BO ...

  42. This Day in Music

    September 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Quincy Jones' Listen Up Foundation donates $25,000 to five South Central Los Angeles youth organizations. The endowments, made in the names of the five teens who make up Listen Up's From 2000 - Quincy Jones' ...

  43. Dirt Band Expands Unbroken Circle

    June 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 This fall, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band will release "Will the Circle Be Unbroken, Vol. 3." The Capitol Nashville album is the latest installment in a guest-laden exploration of folk and country roots m This fall, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band ...

  44. Clint Black's 'Greatest Hits II' Features Duet, New Tracks

    November 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Ask Clint Black what factor has made him a consistent country hitmaker for the past 12 years, and he points upward. "It's the hat," he says, grinning. "It's always been there." On Nov. 20, it's hats o Ask Clint Bla ...

  45. Grand Ole Opry To Stage Sept. 11 Benefit

    October 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Vince Gill, Steve Wariner, and Marty Stuart are among the country artists who will participate in the Grand Ole Opry's benefit for families of victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the U.S. Set Vince Gill, Steve Wariner, and Marty Stuart ...

  46. 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 ...

  47. David Ball Is 'Riding' A Hit, 'Amigo'

    September 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 There's nothing like a hit single to get an artist back in the game. Just ask David Ball as he watches "Riding With Private Malone" cruise up Billboard's Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart, from N There's nothing like a ...

  48. 'O Brother' Leads Bluegrass Awards Nominations

    August 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dan Tyminski -- a member of Alison Krauss' band Union Station who did the singing for George Clooney in the film "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" -- leads the list of nominees for this year's Internationa Dan Tyminski -- a member of ...