Wild Country Music News


Sun Records Legend Sonny Burgess Dead at Age 88

August 19th

Rockabilly pioneer Sonny Burgess, one of the key artists at Sun Records in Memphis, died Friday night (Aug. 18) in Little Rock, Arkansas at age 88, according to The Commercial Appeal newspaper in Memphs. While Sun labelmates Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Ca… [Read More...]

Charley Pride: “I’m in the Business of Selling Lyrics, Feelings and Emotions”

August 18th

Charley Pride has one of the best and most distinctive voices in the history of country music — or even pop music, for that matter — but the 83-year-old gets right to the point when it comes to talking business. “I’m in the busines… [Read More...]

Aubrie Sellers’ Intergalactic, Sci-Fi Glam “Paper Doll” Takes on the Copycats

August 18th

One week ago, CMT premiered Aubrie Sellers’ stellar and perfectly timed video for “Magazines” as part of her campaign to empower girls everywhere by tackling the stereotypes surrounding today’s woman. Now, she’s back with &ld… [Read More...]

Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott Expecting Twins

August 18th

Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott and husband Chris Tyrrell found the most adorable way to tell the world that they’re expecting twins. Via social media, the couple posted a video of them warmly sharing the news with their first child, daughter … [Read More...]

Life Imitates Art on Josh Abbott Band’s New Album

August 18th

Josh Abbott agrees with the famous Oscar Wilde saying, “Life imitates art far more than art imitates life.” The Texas musician just didn’t know how much that saying would apply to the band’s the Josh Abbott Band latest album Until … [Read More...]

Jana Kramer: In Nashville to Stay

August 18th

If you want to be a country singer, Jana Kramer says, you have to hang your hat in Tennessee. “I tell people all the time that if they want to sing country music, they need to move to Nashville. You need to dive in. Go to open mic nights. Talk with … [Read More...]

Ray Wylie Hubbard, Brandy Clark Deliver New Albums

August 18th

Singer-songwriters Ray Wylie Hubbard and Brandy Clark and bluegrass greats Jerry Douglas and Dale Ann Bradley are among the artists delivering new albums Friday (Aug. 18). At age 70, Hubbard isn’t slowing down or losing his sense of humor with the r… [Read More...]

Elvis Week Winds Down in Memphis

August 17th

Elvis Week is winding down in Memphis, Tennessee. And fans who made the pilgrimage to Graceland to pay their respects to the King of rock ‘n’ roll on the 40th anniversary of his death were met with some changes. At Tuesday’s (April 15) c… [Read More...]

Alan Jackson, Chris Stapleton Will Perform at ACM Honors Ceremony

August 17th

Alan Jackson and Chris Stapleton have been added to the list of performers at the 11th annual ACM Honors ceremony taking place Wednesday (Aug. 23) at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. They join several other performers previously announced by the Academ… [Read More...]

Lady Antebellum Families Are Expecting

August 17th

By next February, Lady Antebellum‘s Dave Haywood, Charles Kelley and Hillary Scott will be out numbered by children. The group made a big pregnancy announcement on social media Thursday (Aug. 17), revealing that Dave Haywood and his wife Kelli Cashi… [Read More...]