Country singer Randy Travis is released from jail after being charged with driving while intoxicated.
Kitty Wells shocked the country music scene when she first sang about honky tonks and cheating husbands 60 years ago, but it propelled her to stardom and blazed a path for the strong female voices that followed.
For the second straight year, Taylor Swift won entertainer of the year at the Academy of Country Music Awards.
Taylor Swift wins Entertainer of the Year at the Academy of County Music Awards while a couple marries onstage.
Lady Antebellum and Miranda Lambert scored early wins Sunday night as county music stars aligned in Las Vegas, vying for top honors at the 47th annual Academy of Country Music Awards.
Earl Scruggs, whose distinctive picking style and association with Lester Flatt cemented bluegrass music's place in popular culture, died Wednesday of natural causes at a Nashville hospital, his son Gary Scruggs said. He was 88.
Lionel Richie's got once, twice, three times the friends you do.
In a message on Facebook, Taylor Swift asks Kevin McGuire to be her date to the Country Music Awards in April.
Expressing apologies that she can't accompany him to prom on his birthday, country music beauty Taylor Swift on Friday asked an 18-year-old student with cancer to be her date to the Academy of Country Music Awards in April.
If you've cast Kellie Pickler as either an "American Idol" runner-up, pop-country musician or both -- it's time to re-evaluate.
Taylor Swift gets a chance to extend her reign as the Academy of Country Music's entertainer of the year, but she's competing with four-time winner Kenny Chesney and nominees Jason Aldean, Brad Paisley and Blake Shelton.
The Georgia-born country star goes into Wednesday's Country Music Association Awards show with five nominations.
On November 8, 1965, 48 American soldiers lost their lives during "Operation Hump" after the 400 men of the 173 Airborne Brigade were ambushed by roughly 1,200 Viet Cong fighters.
There's a standing joke that if you play a country song backward, the singer gets re-hired, wins back his girl, finds whatever he's lost, quits crying and leaves the bar.
"I enjoyed stepping out of my comfort zone and I'd love to do it again," the singer says of her acting debut
This week, "American Idol" Season 10 winner Scotty McCreery releases his debut album, "Clear as Day."
The band gets a long-awaited invitation onstage from Vince Gill
Jason Aldean and Keith Urban are also performers on "Country Music's Biggest Night"
Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley will host the Country Music Awards Nov. 9
The nominations are in for the 45th annual Country Music Awards, and Keith Urban and Taylor Swift are among the recognized artists.
The irony of a newswoman doing a country remake of Don Henley's 1980s hit "Dirty Laundry" was not lost on Robin Meade. "Instead of avoiding what I do for a living and why people know my name," the HLN host told CNN, "I said 'Let's just come at it straight on', and to me it's kind of like a tongue-in-cheek nod at what I do for a living."
CNN's Brooke Baldwin talks to country music's rising star, HLN's "Morning Express" anchor, Robin Meade.
They didn't make it to the party, but they got the best favors.
Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton also get his-and-her trophies in Nashville
Others include Kid Rock, Sheryl Crow and Idol's Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina
Other presenters include Scotty McCreery, Lauren Alaina, Hines Ward and Sheryl Crow
"She looked fabulous," says a source at rehearsals for the show airing Sunday night
Justin Bieber and Adele are among the non-country honorees at this year's ceremony
From Blake Shelton's one-liners to Taylor Swift's top-notch performance, here are the night's highlights
The Water for Elephants costars join the ACM Awards roster in Las Vegas April 3
The country star gets pranked by her tour manager during a concert in Ohio
"The House That Built Me" singer is up for seven awards, including Entertainer of the Year
Country music pioneer Charlie Louvin, whose duets with brother Ira swung from murder ballads to earnest warnings about Satan and the atomic bomb, died Wednesday after a battle with cancer, his manager said. He was 83.
The first-ever American Country Awards, decided by fans, help continue the winning year for women
"I can't stop smiling," says the 16-year-old, who picked up four awards
CMAs: Tiger Woods gets a "ditty," Gwyneth Paltrow sings and Miranda Lambert is the bell of the ball.
It has been a great year for country music couple Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert.
The single is "just such a fun song to sing along and laugh with," says Rimes
The singer will be joined by Brad Paisley, Sheryl Crow and more during the holiday broadcast
The actress will perform the title song from her upcoming movie Country Strong with Vince Gill
The Coal Miner's Daughter will be saluted at next month's country music ceremony
Keith Urban, Rascal Flatts, Reba McEntire, Sugarland and George Strait are also added to the lineup
Dierks Bentley, Lady Antebellum and Blake Shelton will also hit the Nashville stage Nov. 10
Paltrow praises the Country Strong duet Martin wrote for her and Tim McGraw
Like the flood waters that covered its historic stage nearly five months ago, the Grand Ole Opry House reopened Tuesday night with Country music stars of the past and present inundating the stage of the Nashville, Tennessee, landmark.
The country superstar is chronicling her life and loves in an upcoming memoir
The country superstars will emcee the telecast on Nov. 10 in Nashville
From mesquite to mild, find out where the stars love to go for smoked and grilled meat
The singer, who is married to Katherine Heigl, goes back to his Georgia roots
The TV special will also feature performances by Carrie Underwood, Rascal Flatts and Keith Urban
The singer, who is engaged to Mike Fisher, takes over a VIP table with group of girlfriends
Carrie Underwood takes the top prize as a shaken Nashville gets a chance to celebrate
The country star will host a marathon meet-and-greet at June 13's CMA Music Festival
See who leads - with three nods each!
Carrie Underwood, Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus and more will perform June 22 for flood relief
The singer, who personally donated $500,000, was joined on a telethon by Keith Urban, Vince Gill and more
"[Tennessee] is a mess with floods," he Tweets. "Stay safe, everyone."
As Nashville bails out from catastrophic flooding, the country music community will be leading the charge to rebuild Music City.
Country music superstar Keith Urban tells CNN's Rick Sanchez what he's lost in the flood that swamped Nashville.
The country singer, who came out this week, says she put a gun in her mouth - but then found hope
"I've probably lost all of my road equipment, and all my guitars, and amp and everything," says Keith Urban
"Nothing in my life has been more magical than the moment I decided to come out," she tells PEOPLE
The rocker will emcee the country music video awards show on June 9
And, we're offering a free download of his single "Crazy Not To," which is favorite of the ladies!
She and Mike Fisher are relaxed and happy, particularly after Sunday's big ACM win
His 3D movie is hitting theaters, and now the country superstar wants to set sail - but for where?
Taylor and Carrie Underwood vie with veterans Reba McEntire and George Strait on Sunday
Eddie Cibrian and Lindsay Vonn also join the roster of previously unannounced presenters
PEOPLE heads behind the scenes for McGraw's Southern Voice tour in Columbia, Missouri, and Lexington, Kentucky!
The country star has published her second cookbook - and will write for PEOPLE
They join a growing number of A-listers presenting and performing at the Academy of Country Music Awards
"I haven't felt this content in a long time," the singer says of his extended time away from the road
The ACM Entertainer of the Year nominee has no intention of rocking the vote
The country star dishes on family meals at her house - and what Garth Brooks eats for breakfast
"Never have I met such warm people, heard such good music, eaten so much fried chicken," the actress writes of her time in Nashville
Carrie Underwood and Taylor Swift also score multiple Academy of Country Music nods
After criticism of Swift's Grammy singing, the country veteran calls her a role model and a "dazzling performer"
BeyoncÃ©, Kings of Leon and the Black Eyed Peas also win big at Sunday's telecast
Country music singer Taylor Swift celebrates after winning the Grammy for album of the year.
The nominations for the 52nd Grammy Awards are listed below, with winners italicized in bold and asterisked:
BeyoncÃ© earned four awards - and Carrie Underwood and Maxwell also claim trophies before the live telecast
The Grammy stage is set for a redux of one of the most infamous moments in music award show history when Kanye West interrupted Taylor Swift's acceptance speech after a win over Beyonce at September's MTV awards show.
Kings of Leon's Nathan Followill talks about the group's four Grammy nominations.
He's a fan of the musician, not the music, he says
Plus: Twilight sweeps the ceremony with four trophies - including favorite movie
Find out Mike Fisher's connection to Justin Timberlake - and what he likes to do when he's not on the ice
Plus: A glammed-out Adam Lambert triggers a Twitter debate over his suggestive show-closing performance
Country music artist Taylor Swift has told CNN she never dreamed she would shoot to stardom so quickly.
Connector of the Day Taylor Swift tells CNN's Becky Anderson her thoughts on success and life as a star.
Not according to Faith Hill, who says the CMA entertainer of the year has "worked her tail off"
From Sugarland's poignant performance to Carrie Underwood's burlesque spectacle, who impressed you the most?
VIDEO: A four-time winner, the 19-year-old singer beats out the heavyweights for Entertainer of the Year
Taylor Swift opened the show with a winning performance -- but the 19-year-old singer had to wait until the end of the Country Music Association Awards telecast Wednesday night to collect the biggest honor: entertainer of the year.
Plus, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill will sing a duet on tonight's broadcast from Nashville
Can she beat the boys at this year's CMA Awards - vote for your favorite!
The racer will join Taylor Swift, Brad Paisley & others on country's biggest night
The theater was packed as Garth Brooks shared stories about why he decided to officially step out of retirement after nine years.
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