Was Willie Nelson right when he sang that “Sad Songs and Waltzes Aren’t Selling This Year”? Is country music now all happy and upbeat?
Kelly Clarkson To Host Holiday Benefit Concert Featuring Garth Brooks, Kacey Musgraves & Meghan Trainor
All Kelly Clarkson wants for Christmas is for you to help others in need. That’s why she’s holding her own holiday benefit show in Nashville on Dec. 20.
Tim McGraw, Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton have been tapped to headline the 2015 Stagecoach country music festival in California next April. See the complete lineup.
“We’ll just clear our heads and write and see what happens,” she said.
Earlier today (Sept. 16), Harry Styles took to Twitter to share his current guilty pleasure. Turns out he’s a pretty big fan of Musgraves.
Taking place Sept. 8 in Nashville, the ACM Honors is an annual showcase paying tribute to special award recipients including Carrie Underwood, Toby Keith, Kris Kristofferson and the late “Cowboy” Jack Clement.
He just released the acclaimed “Band of Brothers,” but already Nelson is looking ahead to future projects–and to the next gig on his seemingly endless road tour.
Their collaborative song is inspired by the beloved childhood film.
Willie Nelson Teases Kacey Musgraves Duet, Gives Pot Smokers Advice: ‘Don’t Get High and Forget to Vote’
Nelson says he and the “Merry Go Round” singer are going to cut one of his old songs together. Musgraves calls the song “the realest s–t you’ll ever hear.”
Brian Wilson is tapping into some powerful guest vocalists for his upcoming album.
The list also includes legends such as Bill Monroe, Ernest Tubb and Kitty Wells alongside such contemporary stars as Taylor Swift, Eric Church and Kacey Musgraves.
“Traditionally, country music is a truth-telling, adult format,” Clark tells Radio.com. “I always want my music to be truthful and a dark comedy. Happy and sad. High and low.”
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“Country music is America’s music,” Carrie Underwood said, and the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is “the pride of Nashville.”
“I thought it’ll be a cool, intimate evening on a large scale for people to learn something about songs they love,” Urban told Radio.com about tonight’s concert, which benefits the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.
“I’m so proud to be here representing country music,” Musgraves said from the stage. “And I just want to ‘cheers’ everybody in this room that ‘follows their arrow.'”