Country

With her unmistakable bluegrass twang and impeccable soprano, Alison Krauss is one of country music’s most enduring and beloved voices. She’s also one of its best talents: Krauss is the winner of 27 Grammy Awards — second only to Beyonce in terms of female artists. With more than 25 singles to her credit and an
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Fiddle, heartache and an uncompromising rootsy production take center stage on Jon Pardi’s ebullient new song, “Mr. Saturday Night.” Benjy Davis, Joe Ragosta and Reid Isbell co-wrote the rootsy up-tempo tune, which opens with its chorus as Pardi reflects on his infamous friends-given label “Mr. Saturday Night.” As he reveals, he’s “Mr. never-missed-a-good-time” only because he’s
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Shonka Dukureh, the actress who portrayed Big Mama Thornton in the recently-released Elvis movie, was found dead in her Nashville apartment on Thursday (July 21). The 44-year-old was just one month removed from watching her big screen debut in theaters. Metro Nashville Police confirmed Dukureh’s death on social media, noting that she was found in her bedroom of
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Carrie Underwood is having a fun summer before kicking off her Denim and Rhinestones Tour. The country superstar was spotted in Dollywood on Tuesday (July 19), according to a few fan posts on Twitter. A fellow park-goer posted a few photos of Underwood at the park, writing, “Carrie Underwood sightings at Dollywood today!!” One photo shows
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Nashville-based singer-songwriter Nolan Neal has died. The 41-year-old former contestant on both The Voice and America’s Got Talent was found dead in his apartment on Monday (July 18). Neal first came into the American spotlight during Season 11 of The Voice (2016), when he won a spot on Adam Levine’s team after auditioning with “Tiny Dancer” by
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Georgia native Luke Bryan started his Nashville career as a burgeoning songwriter, penning tracks for an array of country stars. His trajectory started to shift when Billy Currington decided to cut the song “Good Directions,” which Bryan co-wrote, as a single in 2006. The track became a No. 1 hit and he soon secured his
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NASCAR driver Bobby East, a three-time US Auto Club champion, has died at the age of 37. Deadline reports that East died on Wednesday (July 13) after a transient man stabbed him during an altercation at a gas station in Westminster, Calif. According to Deadline’s report, 27-year-old Trent William Millsap stabbed East in the chest as he
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The Grammys are returning for their 65th year in 2023. The Recording Academy announced Thursday (July 14) that the revered awards ceremony will take place in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2023. The 2023 Grammys mark a return to L.A.’s Crypto.com Arena, formerly the Staples Center, for the first time since 2020. For the past two
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Kelsea Ballerini has revealed details of her forthcoming, fifth studio album. The singer shares via social media that the album, titled Subject to Change, will be released on Sept. 23. In addition to revealing the album name and release date, Ballerini showed the album cover on her social media accounts. The cover image finds Ballerini wearing a flowing yellow
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