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Reckless Kelly Share New Song 'Lonesome On My Own' Reckless Kelly Share New Song 'Lonesome On My Own'
by TV News Desk - April 23, 2020

Today, the Austin, TX-based country rock band Reckless Kelly have released “Lonesome On My Own” from their upcoming album American Girls (out May 22 alongside their album American Jackpot). The song will be available everywhere tomorrow but you can hear it now on Wide Open Country.... (more...)
Ricky Skaggs to Perform on Grand Ole Opry's 4,920th Consecutive Saturday Night Broadcast Ricky Skaggs to Perform on Grand Ole Opry's 4,920th Consecutive Saturday Night Broadcast
by TV News Desk - April 16, 2020

This weekend, COUNTRY MUSIC and bluegrass icon Ricky Skaggs returns to his home away from home, the Grand Ole Opry. For the past five weeks, amidst the current COVID-19 crisis and without an audience in attendance, the Grand Ole Opry has remained on the air as it has for 4,919 consecutive Saturday n... (more...)
BWW Exclusive: The 101 GREATEST ALBUMS of the Rock and Rap Era (1950-2020) BWW Exclusive: The 101 GREATEST ALBUMS of the Rock and Rap Era (1950-2020)
by Peter Nason - April 16, 2020

The Beatles! Rihanna! Michael Jackson! Johnny Cash! Kanye West! The Rolling Stones! Aretha Franklin! Bob Dylan! Miles Davis! Nirvana! BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the greatest albums from the rock and rap era (1950-2020); see if your favorites made the grade!... (more...)
Reckless Kelly Release Latest Single 'Thinkin' Bout You All Night' Reckless Kelly Release Latest Single 'Thinkin' Bout You All Night'
by TV News Desk - March 26, 2020

Today, the Austin, TX-based country rock band Reckless Kelly released “Thinkin' Bout You All Night” from their upcoming album American Jackpot (out May 22 alongside their album American Girls). The song will be available everywhere tomorrow but you can hear it now on The Boot. The band will also be ... (more...)
Reckless Kelly Release Latest Single 'North American Jackpot' Reckless Kelly Release Latest Single 'North American Jackpot'
by TV News Desk - February 27, 2020

Today, the Austin, TX-based country rock band Reckless Kelly released “North American Jackpot,” the first single and title track from their upcoming album American Jackpot (out May 22 alongside their album American Girls). The song will be available everywhere tomorrow but you can hear it now on Tas... (more...)
Amazon Music to Debut KAMASI WASHINGTON LIVE AT THE APOLLO THEATER on Feb. 6 Amazon Music to Debut KAMASI WASHINGTON LIVE AT THE APOLLO THEATER on Feb. 6
by TV News Desk - February 03, 2020

In partnership with Amazon Music, Kamasi Washington will unveil a new film, Kamasi Washington Live at The Apollo Theater, this Thursday, February 6 via Amazon Prime Video. The film, directed by Michael Garber and recorded at Washington's February 2019 headline show at the iconic theater, features Wa... (more...)
Wood Belly Releases New Album 'Man On The Radio Wood Belly Releases New Album 'Man On The Radio
by TV News Desk - January 31, 2020

Colorado's acclaimed rising Bluegrass/Newgrass/Grassicana quintet WOOD BELLY has released their sophomore album, Man On The Radio, today, January 31. The band has been garnering attention since the release of their 2018 debut album Solid Ground, which was followed by a win at the prestigious Telluri... (more...)
VIDEO: Taylor Hawkins & The Coattail Riders Perform 'I Really Blew It' on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! VIDEO: Taylor Hawkins & The Coattail Riders Perform 'I Really Blew It' on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!
by Stage Tube - January 08, 2020

Taylor Hawkins & The Coattail Riders perform the song I Really Blew It on Jimmy Kimmel Live with special feature Perry Farrell.... (more...)
Kennedy Center Honors Telecast Reinforces LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 20th Anniversary Global Mission Kennedy Center Honors Telecast Reinforces LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 20th Anniversary Global Mission
by BWW News Desk - December 11, 2019

As the 20th Anniversary Edition of LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST approaches next month, the ongoing mission of the world-renowned charitable festival to defeat Parkinson's Disease and related illnesses through the awesome power of music gains renewed national focus with the CBS telecast of the Kennedy Cen... (more...)
Country Music Association To Honor Tony Conway With CMA Touring Lifetime Achievement Award Country Music Association To Honor Tony Conway With CMA Touring Lifetime Achievement Award
by TV News Desk - November 25, 2019

The Country Music Association will honor Conway Entertainment Group/Ontourage Management founder/owner Tony Conway with its 2019 CMA Touring Lifetime Achievement Award. Conway received the news during last week's CMA Board of Directors meeting in Nashville, where he received a standing ovation from ... (more...)
GRAMMY Museum Announces 'Walk, Don't Run: 60 Years Of The Ventures' GRAMMY Museum Announces 'Walk, Don't Run: 60 Years Of The Ventures'
by TV News Desk - November 21, 2019

 Sixty years after the release of their first hit, 'Walk, Don't Run,' the Ventures are considered the most influential, best-selling instrumental band in rock and roll history. To showcase the group's impact on pop culture, guitar players, and their worldwide fan base, the GRAMMY Museum® proudly ann... (more...)
Lizzo, Billie Eilish, & Lil Nas X Lead GRAMMY Nominations - See Full List! Lizzo, Billie Eilish, & Lil Nas X Lead GRAMMY Nominations - See Full List!
by TV News Desk - November 20, 2019

Recording Academy® President/CEO Deborah Dugan alongside Academy Chair of the Board of Trustees and renowned record producer Harvey Mason Jr., as well as GRAMMY Awards® host Alicia Keys and past two-time GRAMMY® nominee Bebe Rexha, today revealed nominees for the 62nd GRAMMY Awards in select categor... (more...)
Craft Recordings Announces 'The Memphis Masters' Craft Recordings Announces 'The Memphis Masters'
by TV News Desk - November 14, 2019

Craft Recordings is thrilled to announce The Memphis Masters—a limited video series celebrating various albums from the iconic Stax Records label, showcasing its enduring musical legacy, as well as its influence on Memphis, TN. Created in partnership with Memphis Record Pressing and Memphis Tourism,... (more...)
Willie Nelson & Family, Alison Krauss, and More to Perform at MerleFest 2020 Willie Nelson & Family, Alison Krauss, and More to Perform at MerleFest 2020
by TV News Desk - November 12, 2019

MerleFest, presented by Window World, is proud to announce the initial lineup for MerleFest 2020, which will be held April 23-26. The annual homecoming of musicians and music fans returns to the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Moun... (more...)
2019 CMA TOURING AWARDS Nominations Announced 2019 CMA TOURING AWARDS Nominations Announced
by TV News Desk - November 01, 2019

The Country Music Association has announced the nominees for the 2019 CMA Touring Awards, which highlight vital behind-the-scenes members of the touring industry. Final voting for the 2019 CMA Touring Awards opens Thursday, Nov. 7 and closes Wednesday, Nov. 20. This year's Touring Awards will take p... (more...)
Country Rewind Records Releases REX ALLEN - AMERICA'S LAST SINGING COWBOY Country Rewind Records Releases REX ALLEN - AMERICA'S LAST SINGING COWBOY
by TV News Desk - October 24, 2019

Rex Allen - America's Last Singing Cowboy is the latest release by Country Rewind Records and the first in a new series, referred to as the Western Heritage Series which will also feature The Son's of the Pioneers and Tex Ritter. Rex Allen was a multimedia star before the term 'multimedia' was coine... (more...)
ALABAMA Inducted into Musicians Hall of Fame; Receives First-Ever Lifetime Achievement Award ALABAMA Inducted into Musicians Hall of Fame; Receives First-Ever Lifetime Achievement Award
by TV News Desk - October 23, 2019

ALABAMA, the most successful band in the history of country music, has been formally inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame. Last night, October 22, Jeff Cook, Teddy Gentry and Randy Owen were made official members during a commemorative Medallion Ceremony held at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center ... (more...)
Garth Brooks Inducts Steve Wariner into Musicians Hall of Fame Garth Brooks Inducts Steve Wariner into Musicians Hall of Fame
by TV News Desk - October 23, 2019

Longtime friend and collaborator, Garth Brooks, inducted singer/songwriter/storyteller and multi-instrumentalist, Steve Wariner, into the Musicians Hall of Fame at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville, Tenn Tuesday night after they performed their multi-platinum No. 1 hit 'Long Neck Bottle,... (more...)
EmiSunshine And The Rain Achieve Harmony With New Album FAMILY WARS EmiSunshine And The Rain Achieve Harmony With New Album FAMILY WARS
by BWW News Desk - October 21, 2019

Rain and sunlight are essential to life. True to that fact of nature, EmiSunshine and The Rain have been growing beautiful music since 2011.... (more...)