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The Highest-Paid Country Stars Are ...

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.29.2014 | Entertainment

Courtesy of the red, white and blue, Toby Keith is once again the highest-paid country star in America. His $65 million income puts Keith $1 million a...

George Strait's Surprise ACM Win

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 04.07.2014 | Entertainment

George Strait won his second entertainer of the year — 25 years after he won his first — and Miranda Lambert and Keith Urban teamed up to earn top...

Stars Turn Out To Pay Tribute To George Jones

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 11.23.2013 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The George Jones tribute concert opened Friday night with Big & Rich rolling onto the stage on riding lawn mowers. Sam Moore...

In True Holiday Spirit Turn Adversaries Into Allies

Kare Anderson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Good News
Kare Anderson

A warm smile tends to beget a smile in return. Yet an effusive, over-the-top laugh and wide grin, for example, may cause an introvert or someone who has just gone through a trying time to back into their shell.

'Of Course I Voted For Myself'

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 11.05.2013 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — They're not letting the cowboy ride quietly into the sunset in Music City. Whether he likes it or not, t...

'Someone That's Attained A Level That You Only Get If You Die'

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 06.06.2013 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Garth Brooks says he's never seen anything like the reaction he's gotten since it was announced he will share the stage with ...

Surprise Honor For Dick Clark

AP | Posted 05.20.2013 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Garth Brooks and George Strait will perform together for the first time at next month's Academy of Country Music Awards to ho...

The Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale Show -- Live!

Dusty Wright | Posted 04.25.2013 | Arts
Dusty Wright

Some music needs to be heard in concert to be fully appreciated. No amount of spin doctoring by journalists or peer pressure from fanatical fans can justify an act unless one catches said act live.

Attention Justin Bieber: Singers Who Can Teach You a Thing or Two About Career Longevity

Pat Gallagher | Posted 06.20.2012 | Entertainment
Pat Gallagher

There are a boatload of artists who play to packed venues in the here and now. It's rare that pop singers, country singers -- or any genre of artists for that matter -- have a long shelf life when it comes to maintaining a high-profile career.

Circus Girl: Acrobatic Sherrie Austin Walks Tightrope Through Nashville

Michael Bialas | Posted 02.14.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

If life is a carnival, Sherrie Austin's career in Nashville is a three-ring circus. Daring, unpredictable and scary, her time under the big top has had its shares of thrills and spills.

"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.

"How Deep is the Ocean?": A Playlist for Saving Our Shores and Selves

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

The greatest minds of our times ought to be focused on making alternative energies a reality now. And while they do that, I'll use my lesser mind to make another silly but heartfelt playlist.

No Grinch will ruin Carrie Underwood's Holiday

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Carrie Underwood has been a busy girl. The recent host of the Country Music Association Awards, talks about recent controversy and what it's like to host her own special

"Wishing Well": A Playlist for Rush Limbaugh in Hawaii Tonight

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Dear Rush, Here are a few songs to help speed what I hope will be your quick recovery. Here's hoping that you can right back to being wrong real soon.

Kenny Chesney, George Strait Win Big At CMA

AP | JOHN GEROME | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Kenny Chesney won his fourth entertainer of the year award and George Straight became the most-honored artist in CMA Awards h...