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When it comes to song lyrics, Darius Rucker knows a thing or two about them, and he’s talking about them in a tweet. Rucker responded to a question from a fan. The fan asks what is the best one line in a song ever written. Man, that’s a heavy-duty question. Out of the many songs, especially in the world of country music, which one would Rucker pick? It happens to be a line from one of the greatest songs ever written or performed.
On October 14, Trisha Yearwood will step into the circle at the Grand Ole Opry. And she’ll flip the switch on the Opry’s barn backdrop, turning it pink for “Opry Goes Pink.” The move is in support of Breast Cancer Awareness month. “We all have friends...
American country music trio Chapel Hart made their onscreen debut during the recently-concluded 17th season of America’s Got Talent. And while the all-female group did not take home the season’s win, they nevertheless made an impression—both on the competitive TV show’s judges and on the nation as a whole. Now, their career in Nashville has officially begun to soar. Most recently, Chapel Hart featured on a new single with veteran country music artist Darius Rucker and the brand new piece was just released on Friday. The “Beers and Sunshine” singer took to Twitter to share the exciting news.
Wynonna Judd kicked off The Judds reunion tour on Friday without her mother, Naomi. The trek began in Grand Rapids, Mich. at Van Andel Arena. Many of her peers encouraged her to move forward with the tour after the untimely death of Naomi Judd in April. So she did, and many of those same friends are supporting her along the way. Brandi Carlile joins the first two dates, which included Friday’s performance. Check out a clip that Wynonna Judd shared of the duo performing “Love is Alive” on Friday.
Miranda Lambert’s Las Vegas residency is in full swing. She promised rhinestones and fringe for the ‘Velvet Rodeo.’ And pyro. She promised pyro, and she’s finding more of it. Now she’s going to wear it. Check out the video she shared of a new jacket that her team created.
War Hippies is set to hit the road with Chris Janson and Travis Tritt this fall. The duo is Scooter Brown and Donnie Reis They united in 2022 after successful careers of their own. They’re also both combat war veterans. Brown served four years and three months. He spent two years overseas and had one year of combat in Iraq as a United States Marine. Reis served in the United States Army from 2001-2009. He served one combat tour in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2004-2005.
Days after having some time off to prepare for her second child, Gabby Barrett announced plans to work on some new music, which may be included in her upcoming album. In her latest social media post, Gabby Barrett declared, “Album #2 at work… What do you want to hear? Who do you want a duet with?” She also had a clip of some new music in the post.
Wynonna Judd opened the first night of The Final Tour with an emotional tribute to her late mother, Naomi Judd. The Release Me singer announced the 11-stop event earlier this year. It was intended to be an encore for The Judds, which featured her and Naomi in the 1980s and 1990s. And when Naomi took her own life in April, Wynonna decided to honor the concert dates as a way of paying tribute to her mother.
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Willie Nelson is 89 years old. The iconic country music singer and songwriter spent much of the year crisscrossing the country on his Outlaw Music Festival. He also returned for another edition of Farm Aid. A host of fantastic musicians joined him along the way. Chris Stapleton, Zach Bryan, ZZ Top and Jason Isbell are just a few of the artists that opened for Willie Nelson on his traveling festival this year. He also co-headlined the Palomino Festival in Pasadena with his friend Kacey Musgraves and many of the folks he traveled with throughout 2022. Things seem as good as they’ve ever been for Nelson after all these years. But surely he’ll retire from the road soon, right?