Posts tagged "Bill Anderson"

Grand Ole Opry Announces CMA Fest Week Shows With Carrie Underwood, Dustin Lynch & More

The Opry will keep the party going with performances from Blake Shelton, Sara Evans, Scotty McCreery and more later in the week.

Lauren Laffer • May 27, 2017

Brad Paisley Notches 24 No. 1 Hit with ‘Today’

“Today” was written by Paisley, Chris DuBois and Ashley Gorley, and holds the spot as the lead single for his forthcoming album, Love and War.

Kelly Brickey • March 13, 2017

New Brad Paisley Album Features Timbaland, John Fogerty, Mick Jagger

Brad Paisley just released the track list for his new album, Love and War, revealing a number of surprise collaborations.

Lauren Laffer • March 10, 2017

Iconic Artists Gather at Annual Legends Lunch During Country Radio Seminar

Collectively, the acts that assembled have placed over 1,300 singles on the charts, combining for an astronomical 171 chart-topping records!

Chuck Dauphin • February 23, 2017


New ‘Patsy Cline: American Masters’ Documentary to Highlight Life of Country Legend

“It’s been such a privilege to tell the story of Patsy Cline. For me, her story exceeds her musical accomplishments,” said Emmy-nominated director and producer Barbara J. Hall.

Kelly Brickey • February 17, 2017

Brad Paisley Feels Honored to Collaborate with his Heroes

“I found very quickly that in country music when you walk up to them and say ‘I am someone who really respects you and I have a record deal, do you want to do something with me?’ they say ‘yes,'” Paisley explained.

Kelly Brickey • February 5, 2017

50th Annual CMA Awards: What To Expect

The 50th Annual CMA Awards airs 8:00-11:00 PM/ET tonight from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.

Lauren Laffer • October 31, 2016

Presenters for 50th Annual CMA Awards Revealed

Presenters include “Final Five” Olympic gymnasts Simone Biles, Gabby Douglas, Laurie Hernandez, Madison Kocian, and Aly Raisman.

Lauren Laffer • October 31, 2016


CMA Awards Rewind: Decade Five

To celebrate the upcoming 50th Annual CMA Awards, we’re taking a look back at the iconic awards show through the years.

Chuck Dauphin • October 19, 2016

Bill Anderson: Looking Back… and Looking Forward

Anderson dishes on his iconic co-writes, like Vince Gill, and one he regrets not following through with.

Chuck Dauphin • September 30, 2016

Vince Gill Celebrates 25th Anniversary as Opry Member with Star-Studded Show

Many of Vince Gill’s friends and collaborators paid homage to the legendary singer as he celebrated his 25th anniversary as an Opry member.

Chuck Dauphin • August 15, 2016

Kelsea Ballerini: Country Music’s New Golden Girl

“That’s all you can ask for as a songwriter and an artist,” Ballerini told us after receiving her Gold record for “Peter Pan.” 

Lauren Jo Black • August 15, 2016


Dan + Shay, Lonestar Added To Country Music Hall of Fame Festivities During CMA Fest

The artist list keeps getting bigger and better for the schedule of events during CMA Fest at the Country Music Hall of Fame. 

Kelly Brickey • June 2, 2016

CMA Announces 2016 CMA Music Festival Fan Fair X Activities

Fans can enjoy the following activities during CMA Fest week from Thursday to Sunday, June 9-12.

Lauren Laffer • May 29, 2016

Steve Wariner Celebrates 20 Years As Opry Member

Two decades flew by quick for Steve Wariner who celebrated his 20th anniversary as a member of the Grand Ole Opry on Saturday (May 14).

Kelly Brickey • May 16, 2016

Blake Shelton To Kick Off CMA Fest Events at The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

Blake Shelton will kick off the festivities with a special acoustic performance and interview, hosted by museum editor Michael McCall.

Lauren Jo Black • April 26, 2016


CMA Songwriters Series Celebrates 50 Years of the CMA Awards with Tin Pan South Showcase

A very special CMA Songwriters Series took place on Tuesday (April 5) during the Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival.

Annie Reuter • April 6, 2016

‘Whisperin’ Bill’ Anderson To Release Autobiography

Legendary songwriter and performer “Whisperin’ Bill” Anderson is set to release an autobiography later this year.
Lauren Jo Black • February 17, 2016

Grand Ole Opry Kicks Off CMA Fest With Two Star-Studded Shows

Grand Ole Opry members Carrie Underwood, Bill Anderson, and Del McCoury along with Billy Currington, Easton Corbin, Scotty McCreery, Mickey Guyton, and Mo Pitney hit the stage Tuesday night as the Opry kicked off its CMA Music Fest Week with two shows. Surprise special backstage guests included actors Tom Arnold and Arnold Schwarzenegger.

SLN Staff Writer • June 10, 2015

Grand Ole Opry Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Country Cares for St. Jude Kids

The Grand Ole Opry celebrated the 25th anniversary of Country Cares for St. Jude Kids during a special show on Tuesday evening. Performers included Charlie Daniels Band, Jonathan Jackson and Sam Palladio from ABC’s Nashville, Bill Anderson, Eric Paslay, Randy Owen, Maddie and Tae (making their Opry debut), and Brad Paisley, who performed…

SLN Staff Writer • September 25, 2014