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Grammys 2016: Demi Lovato, John Legend & More Tapped for Lionel Richie Tribute

The influence of Lionel Richie transcends generations and musical genres, and the Grammys will honor that tradition with a tribute to the legendary musician at this year's ceremony. Ahead of Monday's (Feb. 15) big show, the Grammys announced that ...

Grammys 2016 Best Country Song Nominees, Who Should/Will Win: 'Girl Crush' vs. 'Traveller'

In a year that was once again ruled by bro country ("Kick the Dust Up," anyone?), the five nominees at the 2016 Grammys for Best Country Song take back the genre and return it to its earnest roots. From the heartbreaking vulnerability of Brandy ...

Big City Cowgirl Takes Inspiration from Chris Stapleton with Dreams of Breaking Out: Interview

It's not every day that someone gets to live out their actual dream of becoming a famous musician, but for country singer Big City Cowgirl, she is making it her mission.

Rihanna's 'ANTI' Tops Billboard 200 Over Sia, Kevin Gates and Charlie Puth

Rihanna's new album ANTI finally has its No. 1 distinction. In its second week of release, the long-anticipated Rihanna record jumped up the charts this week to land on top, besting out new releases from Kevin Gates, Sia and Charlie Puth.

Johnny Cash Memorialized With New Tarantula Species Discovered Near Folsom Prison

Johnny Cash has been memorialized by research biologists with a new tarantula species named after him. The dark, furry Aphonopelma Johnnycashi was found near Folsom Prison and is just one of 14 new spiders recently discovered in Southwestern US, ...

ACM Party for a Cause Festival to Feature Carrie Underwood; Single Day Passes Available!

Genre-specific music festivals are certainly less common these days. However, there are a few standouts, especially for fans of country music, and the ACM Party for a Cause Festival is topping the list for big country events. ...

HeadCount Partners With Animal Collective, Best Coast, Jason Isbell To Register Voters

Voter registration organization HeadCount has partnered with a group of well-known artists to try and register as many individuals who show up to their concerts. Animal Collective, Best Coast, Jason Isbell, Lucius, Cherub, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, ...

Grammys 2016: Hollywood Vampires, Jack U, Chris Stapleton Added as Performers

The 2016 Grammys are continuing to slowly roll out their stacked performance lineup, and Thursday's (Feb. 4) announcements are some of the biggest yet. Jack U, Bonnie Raitt, Chris Stapleton, Hollywood Vampires and more have been added to the schedule ...

Country Megaticket Tour Features Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, & Keith Urban; Tickets On Sale

Some of the biggest names in country music will come together starting this May to represent the 2016 Country Megaticket Tour, a massive summer run that will feature artists like Brad Paisley, Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan, Brantley Gilbert, Darius ...

Steven Tyler Sings to Skittles in Super Bowl 50 Ad [WATCH]

There's five days left until one of the biggest sporting events of the year, Super Bowl 50, which will bring viewers the ultimate showdown between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers. One thing that fans look forward to almost, if not just ...

Johnny Cash Trail in Folsom Adding 40-Foot 'Man in Black' Statue with 'Ring of Fire' Details

In 2014, Folsom Prison unveiled a 2.5-mile path named after music icon Johnny Cash. In 2018, the Johnny Cash Trail and Overpass is getting a 40-foot tall statue of the "Folsom Prison Blues" singer, made by artist Gary Tillery, nicknamed the "Man in ...

Proposed Bill for Registry of Philly Bands Threatens Music Scene

Something pretty scary is happening in the music world, and we're not talking about Kanye West's Twitter rant. Philadelphia City Councilman Mark Squilla has this week proposed a bill that would require local and touring bands, rappers, DJs, et. ...

Brantley Gilbert on Follow-Up Album to 2014's 'Just As I Am' in New Interview

On the helm of his Blackout Tour, slated to kick off tomorrow (Jan. 28), Brantley Gilbert is taking his next album in stride, as his album, "Just As I Am," did extremely well chart-wise. Singles "Bottoms Up," "Small Town Throwdown," "One Hell of an ...

Luke Bryan and Keith Urban Announce Tours for 2016: How Do Their Ticket Prices Compare?

When it comes to big names in the country music industry, Luke Bryan and Keith Urban are consistently at the forefront of discussion, as both artists have collected countless hit songs, sold out performances and numerous awards and accolades.

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