Category Archives: awards

News Round Up: Country for Our Country Supports the Troops

The Country for Our Country benefit concert will occur  in Tyler, Texas this Saturday night (10/24). The event will celebrate the troops and benefit wounded soldiers by providing them with counseling and support during a…

News Round Up: Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Begins

The winners of the 20th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards went to: Dailey & Vincent : Entertainer of the Year and Vocal Group of the Year, Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper : Instrumental Group of the…

News Round Up: Kris Kristofferson Cruises

Chico California’s NewsReview.com features a brief interview with local resident Merle Haggard. Whitney Self at the CMT.com blog details the story behind Kris Kristofferson’s most famous hit and its Italian cinematic motivation.See him perform this…

News Round Up: Taylor Swift Attends Miranda Lambert’s Revolution

Vince Vaughn is not only hilarious, and tall, but he loves country music. Or is it Americana music…hell I can’ keep up. The Americana extravaganza that is Hardly Strictly Bluegrass is next weekend people. John…

News Round Up: Kanye and Swift Give MTV Some Press

Scottish-Canadian country singer Johnny Reid was in the running for six awards, including Album of the Year for his latest release Dance With Me.The singer took home five trophies including Album, Songwriter, Video and Male…

News Round Up: Country Music Is Dead (RIP Johnny Cash)

Has the monetary success of  Miranda Lambert and Jamey Johnson allowed mainstream Nashvegas artists, Like Tim McGraw,  to explore their dark side? (Country’s Raw Side: Don’t Like It? Tough! – New York Times) The 9513’s…

News Round Up: Willie Nelson Works with T Bone Burnett

For a man in his 70s Willie Nelson is showing no signs of slowing down. The Texas Yoda is reportedly working with producer T Bone Burnett (O Brother, Where Art Thou? and Walk the Line…

News Round Up: Allison Moorer Heads Back to Nashville

Country Rapper, Colt Ford,tweeted (twittered?) that he “… sat down today with DMC from the Iconic Group RUN-DMC. We are gonna do a song together. He is in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.…