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Ashley Gorley (Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Alan Jackson, Ashley Gorley, Craig Wiseman Honored at 2014 ASCAP Country Awards

Gorley was named 2014’s Songwriter of the Year, while Song of the Year went to Thomas Rhett’s “It Goes Like This.”

11/04/2014

Alan Jackson (photo by Kristy Belcher, courtesy Schmidt Relations)

Alan Jackson Announces 25th Anniversary Tour

The tour kicks off Jan. 8 in Fort Myers, Fla., with stops planned in Los Angeles, Dallas and Salt Lake City, among other cities.

10/20/2014

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Alan Jackson’s Country Music Hall of Fame Exhibit to Include ‘Chattahoochee’ Jet Ski, Harley-Davidson Cycle

Country music fans will get a closer look into Alan Jackson’s career next month in a new exhibit at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville.

07/24/2014

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Alan Jackson Marks 25th Anniversary In Country Music With Year Long Celebration

Alan Jackson held a press conference Thursday morning at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville to announce a year-long celebration of his 25th anniversary in the music business. The superstar will head out […]

99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Best Country–06/06/2014

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Alan Jackson & Kid Rock to Headline SeaWorld Concerts, Despite ‘Blackfish’ Controversy

Alan Jackson and Kid Rock will headline two SeaWorld concerts this weekend after nine other performers dropped out in response to the documentary ‘Blackfish.’

99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Best Country–01/31/2014

Alan Jackson and Nancy Jones (Terry Wyatt/Getty Images)

George Jones Tribute Celebrates Life & Music of a Country Music Legend

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.

11/24/2013

George Jones

See The Beautiful Memorial Monument ‘In Loving Memory’ Of George Jones

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….

99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Best Country–11/19/2013

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People’s Choice Awards Nominations Include Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood, The Band Perry, More

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.

99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Best Country–11/06/2013

World Trade Center Attack Aftermath

‘Boatlift’ – An Untold Tale Of 9/11 Resilience & Unsung Heroes [AWESOME VIDEO!]

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!

99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Best Country–09/11/2013

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Songs In Memory of September 11th

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.

99.5 WYCD Detroit’s Best Country–09/10/2013

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