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Billy Bob's Texas 40th Anniversary Celebration To Include Hank Williams, Jr. Photo Billy Bob's Texas 40th Anniversary Celebration To Include Hank Williams, Jr.
by TV News Desk - January 27, 2021

Located in the heart of the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, Billy Bob’s Texas first opened its doors in 1981. Since then visitors have enjoyed live entertainment each month when stars from the present and past grace the stages....
Country Music Stars Remember K.T. Oslin Photo Country Music Stars Remember K.T. Oslin
by BWW News Desk - December 21, 2020

Country artists are reacting to the passing of GRAMMY Award-winning singer-songwriter K.T. Oslin. The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member died today at the age of 78....
Charlie Daniels Jr. Announces Continuance of His Father's Legacy with Charlie Daniels Photo Charlie Daniels Jr. Announces Continuance of His Father's Legacy with Charlie Daniels Brand, Inc.
by BWW News Desk - August 31, 2020

Charlie Daniels Jr., son of the late Country Music Hall of Fame and Grand Ole Opry member Charlie Daniels, today announced a new direction for his father's legacy. ...
Country Stars Remember Charlie Daniels Photo Country Stars Remember Charlie Daniels
by BWW News Desk - July 06, 2020

The country music community is mourning the loss of the legendary Charlie Daniels. The influential music icon passed away this morning following a hemorrhagic stroke. He was 83....
'Remembering Kenny Rogers' Special Hosted By T. Graham Brown Set To Air On SiriusXM's Photo 'Remembering Kenny Rogers' Special Hosted By T. Graham Brown Set To Air On SiriusXM's Prime Country Channel
by TV News Desk - March 26, 2020

Country hit-maker T. Graham Brown will host 'Remembering Kenny Rogers' special to premiere Friday, March 27th at 9/8c on SiriusXM's Prime Country Channel 58. This heartwarming two-hour show will feature live cuts from Kenny Rogers' 'Live By Request' album and more. As part of the tribute, some of Ke...
The Gatlin Brothers Launch '65th Anniversary' Tour Photo The Gatlin Brothers Launch '65th Anniversary' Tour
by TV News Desk - January 17, 2020

GRAMMY® Award-winning country legends Larry, Steve and Rudy: The Gatlin Brothers are hitting the road to celebrate six and a half decades of music. The brothers' '65th Anniversary Tour' takes place throughout 2020 with more than 60 live concerts by the year's end. Today, the brothers announced the f...
Real Gone Music Releases Janie Fricke's IT AIN'T EASY: THE COMPLETE HITS on CD Photo Real Gone Music Releases Janie Fricke's IT AIN'T EASY: THE COMPLETE HITS on CD
by TV News Desk - August 14, 2019

Two-time CMA and ACM Female Vocalist of the Year Janie Fricke announces Real Gone Music release of 'It Ain't Easy: The Complete Hits', available now. This 41-track, 2 CD compilation spans from 1977 to 1989, including not just her solo smashes such as 'What're You Doing Tonight,' 'It Ain't Easy Being...
Real Gone Music Releases Janie Fricke IT AIN'T EASY: THE COMPLETE HITS Photo Real Gone Music Releases Janie Fricke IT AIN'T EASY: THE COMPLETE HITS
by BWW News Desk - July 30, 2019

Two-time CMA and ACM Female Vocalist of the Year Janie Fricke announces the release of 'It Ain't Easy: The Complete Hits' through Real Gone Music on August 9. This 41-track, 2 CD compilation includes many of her 18 number one hits including 'What're You Doing Tonight,' 'It Ain't Easy Being Easy,' 'H...
Lisa Matassa Signs Digital Distribution Deal With ONErpm Photo Lisa Matassa Signs Digital Distribution Deal With ONErpm
by TV News Desk - July 15, 2019

Lisa Matassa, known in the 80s as hitmaking freestyle dance star Lysa Lynn, returned to her roots of Country music in the mid 2010's and recorded an album of solo material as well as an album of duets with legendary country music artists such as Eddy Raven, The Bellamy Brothers, Johnny Lee, Mickey G...
Deborah Allen Surprised With Proclamation From Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Celebratin Photo Deborah Allen Surprised With Proclamation From Tennessee Governor Bill Lee Celebrating 40 Years In Music
by BWW Staff - June 10, 2019

Country music veteran Deborah Allen was surprised with a special presentation by T.G. Sheppard, Kelly Lang and WSM's Devon O'Day at Nashville's 3rd & Lindsley Wednesday night during the 6th annual Country For A Cause, benefiting Monroe Carell Jr's Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. A proclamation fr...
2020 Country Music Cruise Adds Exile Photo 2020 Country Music Cruise Adds Exile
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2019

 Kentucky Music Hall of Fame members Exile have been added to an already incredible lineup for The 2020 Country Music Cruise, departing Ft. Lauderdale on January 25, 2020 and making stops in beautiful St. Maarten, San Juan and Half Moon Cay Bahamas before returning on February 1. Larry The Cable Guy...
Emerging Country Artist Corinne Cook Releases ONE BOX OF TISSUES Photo Emerging Country Artist Corinne Cook Releases ONE BOX OF TISSUES
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2019

Emerging Country artist, Corinne Cook, recently released her current single, 'One Box of Tissues,' to radio and digital distribution for online streaming and download platforms. The track is off her 2018 Album, Yes I Can, and currently making a rise on the Music Row Country Breakout Chart. Handling ...
Producer Fred Foster Passes Away Photo Producer Fred Foster Passes Away
by BWW News Desk - February 21, 2019

Fred Luther Foster passed away peacefully last night following a short illness with his family at his side. Foster was born July 26, 1931, in Rutherford County, North Carolina, the youngest of eight children. He was preceded in death by his parents, Vance Hampton and Clara Marcella (Weaste) Foster, ...
Country Singer Corinne Cook's 'One Box Of Tissues' Gives Country Radio Nothing To Cry Photo Country Singer Corinne Cook's 'One Box Of Tissues' Gives Country Radio Nothing To Cry About
by BWW News Desk - February 08, 2019

On 'One Box of Tissues,' a spirited post-breakup 'to-do' list from her recently released album,Yes I Can, Nashville resident Corinne Cook delivers her signature 'never let them get to you' attitude with a deceptively sincere intro of the song that evolves into unexpectedly lighthearted vocals....
The 2020 Country Music Cruise Announces Lineup for the 7th Annual Country Music Party Photo The 2020 Country Music Cruise Announces Lineup for the 7th Annual Country Music Party At Sea
by TV News Desk - February 07, 2019

The 2020 Country Music Cruise has announced the exciting lineup for the 7th annual Country Music Party At Sea, headlined by multiplatinum recording artist, Grammy nominee, Billboard Award winner, actor and one of the top comedians in the country Larry The Cable Guy. In addition, Randy Owen, lead sin...
Gabriel Communications Announces New 'Country's Family Reunion' Series Photo Gabriel Communications Announces New 'Country's Family Reunion' Series
by TV News Desk - November 28, 2018

In 1935, Country music's “first family recording group,” The Carter Family, released “Can the Circle Be Unbroken.” The song (a hymn reworked lyrically by the group's patriarch, A.P. Carter) would become one of the genre's early commercial hits. Later, it would become symbolic of the “family of Count...
Country Music Community Reacts to Passing of Roy Clark Photo Country Music Community Reacts to Passing of Roy Clark
by BWW News Desk - November 15, 2018

The country music community is mourning the loss of Country Music Hall of Fame and Grand Ole Opry member Roy Clark who passed away this morning following complications of pneumonia. He was 85....
Music Journalist Robert K. Oermann Honored At Third Annual MUSIC ROW STORYTELLERS Eve Photo Music Journalist Robert K. Oermann Honored At Third Annual MUSIC ROW STORYTELLERS Event
by BWW News Desk - October 31, 2018

Music journalist Robert K. Oermann was honored Monday, October 29 at the third annual Music Row Storytellers event, benefiting Music Health Alliance....
Grand Ole Opry Legend Charley Pride Set For Annual Opry Birthday Bash Photo Grand Ole Opry Legend Charley Pride Set For Annual Opry Birthday Bash
by TV News Desk - July 17, 2018

The Grand Ole Opry® presented by Humana® is set to celebrate its 93rd birthday with an annual Birthday Bash and a special birthday concert by Opry and Country Music Hall of Fame member Charley Pride at 3 PM Sat., Oct. 13 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, TN. The Recording Academy Lifetime Ac...
Live at Billy Bob's Texas Series Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Some of Country Mus Photo Live at Billy Bob's Texas Series Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Some of Country Music's Biggest Stars' Recordings
by TV News Desk - July 10, 2018

In 1998, in partnership with Smith Music Group, led by Rick Smith, Sr., Billy Bob's Texas began recording live performances from select artists taking the stage of the award-winning nightclub to be part of their Live at Billy Bob's Texas series. The series launched with back to back recordings of Pa...
The Mavericks, Midland, Tanya Tucker & Lonestar Bring The Nashville Scene To The Bill Photo The Mavericks, Midland, Tanya Tucker & Lonestar Bring The Nashville Scene To The Billy Bob's Texas Stage In June
by TV News Desk - May 30, 2018

Since opening on April 1, 1981, with a kick-off week of concerts that featured Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers, Willie Nelson, Janie Fricke, and Waylon Jennings, Billy Bob's Texas has been named the Academy of Country Music's “Nightclub of the Year” ten-times. Now, in 2018, the concerts continue ...
Charley Pride Celebrates 25th Opry Member Anniversary Photo Charley Pride Celebrates 25th Opry Member Anniversary
by TV News Desk - May 07, 2018

Country Music Hall of Fame member and Recording Academy 'Lifetime Achievement Award' recipient Charley Pride celebrated his 25th Anniversary as a Grand Ole Opry member with appearances on the Opry this weekend. Pride, who made his Opry debut in 1967, performed extended Opry sets in celebration of hi...
THE MAN IN SONG: A Discographic Biography of Johnny Cash Available For Purchase on Mo Photo THE MAN IN SONG: A Discographic Biography of Johnny Cash Available For Purchase on Monday, April 16
by TV News Desk - April 09, 2018

There have been many books written aboutJohnny Cash, but The Man in Song: A Discographic Biography of Johnny Cash (University of Arkansas Press), is the first to examine Cash's incredible life through the lens of the songs he wrote and recorded. The book is slated for release on Monday, April 16....
CMA Announces Johnny Gimble, Ricky Skaggs, & Dottie West As Country Music Hall of Fam Photo CMA Announces Johnny Gimble, Ricky Skaggs, & Dottie West As Country Music Hall of Fame 2018 Class
by TV News Desk - March 27, 2018

The Country Music Association held a press conference this morning to announce the 2018 inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame-Johnny Gimble, Ricky Skaggs and Dottie West....
CMA FEST Reveals 2018 Performance Lineup Featuring Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Carrie Photo CMA FEST Reveals 2018 Performance Lineup Featuring Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Carrie Underwood & More
by TV News Desk - March 21, 2018

Taking the nightly NISSAN STADIUM stage this year are Country Music superstars Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Brothers Osborne, Kane Brown, Luke Bryan, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay, Charles Esten and Friends, Florida Georgia Line, Dustin Lynch, Old Dominion, Jon Pardi, Carly Pearce, Charley Pride, Dari...