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Country star trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockOn this day in 2001,  “Where Were You (When The World Stopped Turning)” began its five-week run at the top of the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. Inspired by the September 11 attacks, the song later earned this artist

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockProducer David Malloy, who’s worked with Dolly Parton, Kenny Rogers, Reba McEntire and others, says a law enforcement officer saved his life during the Nashville bombing on Christmas morning. WKRN reports that Malloy lives on Second Ave where the explosion took place and

The Year in Country: The Times, They Are A-Changin'

ABCIn 2020, perhaps more than any year before, country music made strides toward social change. But it wasn’t without its share of controversy. The Dixie Chicks became the Chicks, while Lady Antebellum opted to officially adopt their nickname, Lady A, to remove words

Garth Brooks to receive NAMM Music for Life Award

Kevin Mazur/BBMA2020/Getty Images for dcpGarth Brooks is one of the recipients of the National Association of Music Merchants’ Music for Life Award.  Garth and pop/rock singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge will be honored with the accolade for their “enduring commitment to musical excellence”

Safety is top priority for Brett Young in 2021

Riker BrothersThough Brett Young is looking ahead to a brighter 2021, he’s remaining conscious of the COVID-19 pandemic, and going into the new year with the mindset that the world will not suddenly return to “normal.” “I think one

Taylor Swift replaced by Brad Paisley in country music mural

Taylor Hill/FilmMagicTaylor Swift has been replaced by Brad Paisley on a mural in Nashville.  A portrait of country music legends including Johnny Cash, Loretta Lynn, Willie Nelson and more is situated at Legend’s Corner next to the Ryman Auditorium in downtown Nashville. The original

Carrie Underwood releasing gospel album, 'My Savior'

ABCCarrie Underwood has no plans to slow down when it comes to new music.  In a Twitter video, Carrie reveals that she is working on a gospel album, My Savior. Described as a “companion” to her Christmas album My Gift, the new project will