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Meet The True Faces Behind Your Favorite Country Songs

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 05.27.2016 | Entertainment

On Wednesday night at the Highline Ballroom in New York City, country singer Dierks Bentley hosted a songwriters show. Similar to the "round" style of...

Bruce Springsteen Won't Sing In North Carolina. Here's A List Of Bands Scheduled To Play There This Summer. Who's Next?

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 04.13.2016 | Entertainment
Jesse Kornbluth

More big-name musicians must step forward and say: "There's always more money, but I only have one name. And I won't have people shouting my name in states where there are citizens who have no rights."

ACM Awards Winners List Includes Chris Stapleton And Miranda Lambert

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 04.03.2016 | Entertainment

Blake Shelton took a back seat at this year's Academy of Country Music Awards and let his usual co-host, Luke Bryan, be the master of ceremonies along...

Canaan Smith: One of Country's Best New Sounds of Summer

Brittany Hodak | Posted 06.05.2016 | Entertainment
Brittany Hodak

Country fans with tickets to Dierks Bentley's 40-city Sounds of Summer Tour, which kicks off June 5 in Raleigh, will be doing themselves a major disservice if they don't show up to venues early.

Leigh Blickley

Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan And Brad Paisley To Headline NY's Farmborough Festival

HuffingtonPost.com | Leigh Blickley | Posted 05.15.2015 | Entertainment

Good news for all you country fans in New York City: a brand new three-day country music festival is coming to Randall's Island June 26 to 28, and the...

Leigh Blickley

Dierks Bentley Is Hoping His Lucky Number Wins Him Some ACM Awards

HuffingtonPost.com | Leigh Blickley | Posted 03.31.2015 | Entertainment

The 50th annual Academy of Country Music Awards are coming up on April 19, and Dierks Bentley is hoping 2015 is his year to shine. The "I Hold On" sin...

Leigh Blickley

Dierks Bentley Weighs In On The 'Girl Crush' Country Radio Controversy

HuffingtonPost.com | Leigh Blickley | Posted 03.27.2015 | Entertainment

Radio Stations are reportedly pulling Little Big Town's new hit "Girl Crush" due to complaints that the song's lyrics promote a "gay agenda," even tho...

Chats with CBS This Morning: Saturday's Anthony Mason, Chase Rice, Gentle Giant's Derek Shulman & William Gage Blanton

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.26.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

photo courtesy CBS News A Conversation with CBS This Morning: Saturday's Anthony Mason Mike Ragogna: Good This Morning, Anthony! Anthony Mason: [la...

Leigh Blickley

Why Dierks Bentley Never Wants To Be Blake Shelton

HuffingtonPost.com | Leigh Blickley | Posted 02.12.2014 | Entertainment

Dierks Bentley has been a prominent face of country music for more than 10 years now, with many of his songs reaching No. 1 on the country radio chart...

San Antonio Rodeo Provides Excellent Value for Country Music Fans

Andrew Powell-Morse | Posted 02.22.2014 | Entertainment
Andrew Powell-Morse

The San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo is a special time of year for the Alamo City. This event is such an integral part of the San Antonio culture that...

Dierks Bentley Covered Pearl Jam For Jimmy Fallon

Posted 10.24.2013 | Entertainment

Jimmy Fallon's Pearl Jam Week continued on Wednesday with a special performance of the band's hit song "Alive," performed by country star Dierks Bentl...

Why Country Music Stars Should Join the Marijuana Majority

Jamie Haase | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics
Jamie Haase

Surely Willie Nelson comes to mind for many people when the words "country music" and "marijuana" are mentioned together. Yet Willie has many younger allies these days as a new generation of "outlaw" artists are brazenly singing about pot.

A Driving Force, Holly Williams Finds Her Way Along The Highway

Michael Bialas | Posted 04.06.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Don't tell Holly Williams that the road is a lonesome place. To begin 2013, there's nowhere else she'd rather be. Of course, it took a while for the...

Blake Shelton Dominates Country Music Awards

Reuters | Vernell Hackett | Posted 01.01.2013 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Nov 1 (Reuters) - Blake Shelton dominated the Country Music Association awards on Thursday, taking home three trophies, including t...

WATCH: Earl Scruggs' Classic Hits

Posted 03.29.2012 | Entertainment

Earl Scruggs, the Bluegrass legend and banjo master, died Wednesday morning at the age of 88, and he has left his fans quite the musical legacy with h...

"This Is Country Music": A Playlist for the 44th CMA Awards

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Hey, I like that Lady Gaga as much as the next guy -- or as much as most next guys -- but I couldn't have been prouder to be associated with last night's 44th CMA Awards.

Nashville Rising For The CMA Awards, And A Playlist For Rolling Stone: The 90s

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

In honor of the new book, Rolling Stone: The 90s, here's my personal playlist for a decade that gave us a grungy kind of hope, even if not all of that promise has been realized.

HuffPost Review: The Steve Miller Band's Bingo!, Plus A Conversation With Griffin House

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Bingo! re-establishes Miller as that Chicago blues-y guy, tackling ten standards that might as well be his own. George Thorogood certainly should be looking over his shoulder.

"Welcome to the Future": A Forward Looking Playlist for my High School Reunion

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

When you're 40something, you're probably better off trying to live in the present tense and not in the past -- even at your high school reunion.

Play > Skip: New Music for June 8

Shawn Amos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

This is the season of the "event" album: CDs so big and bloated we are supposed to forget about the fact that the music underneath is hollow and leaves you wanting some hand gel. I'm talking to you, Christina Aguilera.

Lollapalooza Day Two: Don't Worry, Be Happy

Karen Stabiner And Sarah Dietz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Karen Stabiner And Sarah Dietz

While Radiohead is incredible, the music and the content seems to be a reflection of the status of the world at the moment, beautiful but not afraid to expose the ugly undertones for all to see.