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Country stars mourn Joe Diffie's passing

Crystal K. MartelThe news of Joe Diffie‘s passing Sunday at age 61 due to complications from COVID-19 has shocked the country music community.  Carrie Underwood, Dierks Bentley, Old Dominion and Trisha Yearwood are among many of Joe’s famous friends who turned to social

Country star trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockThe country superstar behind hits like “Life Changes” is celebrating his 30th birthday today. Can you name him? ANSWER: Thomas Rhett. Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.

John Prine in critical condition due to COVID-19

Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for StagecoachBeloved singer and songwriter John Prine has been hospitalized and listed in critical condition due to COVID-19, his family announced in a statement on Sunday. The statement, posted on Prine’s official Twitter page, reveals he

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockDierks Bentley hosted Bud Light’s Dive Bar Tour Series on Friday night, joining in virtually for the live-streamed show. The series is raising awareness about the importance of social distancing during the COVID-19 shutdown, in support of the American Red

Opry star Jan Howard passes away at 91

Joel DennisGrand Ole Opry star Jan Howard passed away Saturday, at the age of 91.  The Missouri native was twice nominated for a Grammy, for “Evil on Your Mind” in 1966 and “My Son” in 1968, the latter a