Music News

Country star trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockEighteen years ago this month, Bill Anderson teamed up with Little Jimmy Dickens and Jeannie Seely — dressed as Santa and Mrs. Claus, respectively — to invite this up-and-coming artist to join the Grand Ole Opry. Can you name the West Virginia native

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock CBS will rebroadcast Garth Brooks: Live at Notre Dame! on Friday, December 28 at 8 p.m. ET. More than 9.7 million viewers tuned in for its initial broadcast. Country Music Hall of Famer Alan Jackson sets his 2019 tour

Dan + Shay will rock in the New Year live from New York City

ABC/Image Group LADan + Shay will represent country music December 31 on ABC’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve, as they play live in New York City’s Times Square. The “Tequila” and “Speechless” hitmakers join headliner Christina Aguilera and New Kids on the Block,