Posts tagged "Merle Haggard"

Miranda Lambert, Kenny Chesney Lead Merle Haggard Tribute Lineup

Tickets for the star-studded event go on sale Friday, March 3. 

Lauren Laffer • February 27, 2017

‘Hee Haw’ Producer Sam Lovullo Dies

Country Music has lost one of its’ greatest friends with the Tuesday passing of television producer Sam Lovullo at the age of 88.

Chuck Dauphin • January 5, 2017

Keith Urban Honors Late Music Icons in Touching Acoustic Tribute

Urban sang his own renditions of tracks by David Bowie, George Michael, Merle Haggard and more.

Kelly Brickey • January 3, 2017

In Memoriam: Country Stars We Lost in 2016

In the world of entertainment, it seems that we have lost more people in 2016 than most years, and Country music has not been immune to this trend.

Chuck Dauphin • December 27, 2016

Year in Review: 10 Most Memorable Stories of 2016

As we put the finishing touches on 2016, we’re taking a look back at this year’s most memorable moments. 

Chuck Dauphin • December 23, 2016

12 Of The Best Original Country Christmas Songs

Our Yuletide compilation includes original songs from Loretta Lynn, Reba, Kacey Musgraves and many others!

Chuck Dauphin • December 8, 2016

William Michael Morgan: Keeping Traditional Country Music Cool

“I appreciate the fans for giving me a job, buying the CD, and coming out to the shows, and giving me an opportunity to do what I do and supporting Country Music,” Morgan shares. 

Chuck Dauphin • November 18, 2016

CMA Awards Rewind: Decade Four

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 12, 2016

CMA Awards Rewind: Decade Three

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 5, 2016

Shania Twain to Be Awarded with Artist of a Lifetime Honor at 2016 ‘CMT Artists of the Year’

Other artists expected to be honored during the special night include Carrie Underwood, Chris Stapleton, Florida Georgia Line, Thomas Rhett and Luke Bryan.

Kelly Brickey • October 4, 2016

Merle Haggard Marijuana to be Sold in Colorado

The country music icon had been developing a strain of marijuana leading up to his death in April of 2016 and it was been recently announced that the product will be hitting stores in Colorado soon.

Kelly Brickey • September 23, 2016

CMA Awards Rewind: Decade One

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

Chuck Dauphin • September 21, 2016

Sturgill Simpson Slams Academy of Country Music Over Merle Haggard Award

“Some days, this town and this industry have a way of making we wish I could just go sit on Mars and build glass clocks,” he concluded.

Lauren Laffer • August 29, 2016

Blake Shelton, Toby Keith & More To Honor Glen Campbell at ACM Honors

Shelton and Keith will join Dierks Bentley and Keith Urban in a special tribute to Glen Campbell, as the country legend will be honored with the ACM Career Achievement Award.

Kelly Brickey • August 24, 2016

Academy of Country Music Announces Award in Honor of Merle Haggard

The 10th Annual ACM Honors, hosted by Lady Antebellum, will be held at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium on Tuesday, Aug. 30

Lauren Laffer • August 23, 2016

William Michael Morgan Ain’t No ‘Backseat Driver’ to His Career

While he may be only 23 years young, music has been Morgan’s mission for the majority of his life and now his day has finally come to let his voice be heard.

Kelly Brickey • August 17, 2016

Mark Chesnutt: Looking Back…and Looking Forward

The Texas native admits that he feels like the project, Tradition Lives, has given him a new lease on his recording career.

Chuck Dauphin • July 14, 2016

Merle Haggard’s Final Song To Be Released May 12

Fans will soon be able to purchase Merle Haggard’s final piece of work; a song entitled “Kern River Blues.”

Lauren Jo Black • May 11, 2016

Ten Songs to Honor Moms for Mother’s Day

While Mother’s Day should be celebrated every day, it’s time to honor the greatest ladies ever with a few country songs all about how special it is to be and have a mom.

Kelly Brickey • May 6, 2016

Toby Keith Pays Tribute to Merle Haggard at American Country Countdown Awards

Keith played a medley of Haggard’s greatest hits, including “Mama Tried,” “Today I Started Loving You Again,” and others.

Lauren Laffer • May 2, 2016