Alan Jackson and Kid Rock will headline two SeaWorld concerts this weekend after nine other performers dropped out in response to the documentary ‘Blackfish.’
Dubbed Playin’ Possum: The Final No-Show, the Jones tribute concert lasted four hours and welcomed more than 100 artists to to perform 48 Jones hits.
The wife of country music legend George Jones unveiled his beautiful memorial monument in Nashville, with Joe Diffie and producer and family friend Buddy Cannon at her side. Nancy Jones presided over a touching graveside ceremony in honor of her late husband and also announced the creation of a new scholarship at Middle Tennessee State University which will help students pursue their musical and creative dreams. See all the photo’s here….
While ‘Glee’ and singer Katy Perry have the most nominations, country music is represented by the likes of Blake Shelton (who is nominated three times), The Band Perry, Willie Nelson, George Strait, Lady Antebellum and Taylor Swift.
Even though it has been 12 years since the 9/11 terrorist attack on the US, this is the first time I saw this amazing video, which tells the story of the unsung heroes in NYC who rescued nearly 500,000 people by boat on September 11th, 2001!
September 11th, 2013 marks the 12th anniversary of the September 11th attacks on America, and no one needs a blog post to remind them of that or the significance of this date in American history. However, it does seem appropriate to take a moment to observe and appreciate our freedom, particularly the freedom of expression and the freedom to create art and music about any subject we choose, no matter how controversial.
Everybody ‘starts’ somewhere, even today’s biggest names in country music had jobs they hated before they made it big as country music artists! Check out Luke Bryan, Kellie Pickler, Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley and more as they describe their “Worst. Job. Ever.”….
It’s been an incredible year for country music already, having seen new releases like Luke Bryan’s Crash My Party, Blake Shelton’s Based On A True Story…, Tim McGraw’s Two Lanes of Freedom and so many more. But the year isn’t over yet and there are some dynamic artists who are chomping at the bit to give country fans a taste at some new hits.
Alan Jackson’s daughter, Alexandra Jane Jackson, was arrested early Wednesday morning after police said she assaulted an officer during a traffic stop.
In honor of Memorial Day, check out the Top 10 country songs to salute our troops.