TagsWillie Nelson

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar, Pink, Imagine Dragons, Nate Ruess and more join Daft Punk on Grammys lineup

Genres 11:14AM EDT

Yesterday we reported that Daft Punk would be performing on TV for the first time since 2008 at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards. Now we've gotten wind of a few more artists that will hit the stage that night.READ MORE

12 Days of Christmas: 9 Best Versions of 'Here Comes Santa Claus'

Exclusives 01:01AM EDT

With nine days remaining until Christmas, it's time to prepare Santa Claus Lane for ol' Saint Nick and look at the best versions of "Here Comes Santa Claus." Originally written and recorded by Gene Autry in 1947, the song became an instant success and classic, peaking at No. 9 on the Billboard Hot 100. Since then, the song has been reimagined and covered countless time, but who's done it the most justice?READ MORE

Local Natives, Kendrick Lamar and Alt-J top 'hardest working bands' list

Genres 16:10PM EDT

For the third year in a row, music site Songkick has compiled a list of the "19 hardest working bands" in show business. The list takes two factors into consideration: the performers' total number of shows played, combined with the total distance travelled to play those shows. This year's winner was Local Natives: The rock band played a total of 188 shows (more than any other act on the list), while traveling around 192,486 km. READ MORE

'Blackfish' pushes Heart, Barenaked Ladies to cancel SeaWorld appearances

Genres 10:28AM EDT

The hot new protest movement among musicians, and folks in general, is against the captivity of killer whales at marine theme parks such as Sea World, and several acts have jumped onboard in recent weeks. The Barenaked Ladies and Heart both cancelled shows at SeaWorld Orlando. Willie Nelson also cancelled his event at the venue, and although he cited scheduling conflicts as part of the decision, he added "what they do at Sea World is not OK."READ MORE

Willie Nelson reinvents standards for 1978's classic 'Stardust'

Genres 15:12PM EDT

Music Times believes that it's never too late to go back and try something old. Throwback Thursdays will go back and pull out an album that's at least 10 years old, so that you can find something new, or revisit something you've forgotten about.READ MORE

Willie Nelson studies deeply before picking tour openers.

Willie Nelson Will Play Southern Ground Music & Food Festival After All

Genres 16:28PM EDT

Willie Nelson's doctor told him that he should take time off from his touring schedule in order to rest up his injured shoulder, but he just couldn't wait to get on the road again. It was announced yesterday that Nelson was pulling out of four dates to rest his shoulder, but the country star's spokesperson told Country Music Television that Nelson would play his previously scheduled appearance at Nashville's Southern Ground Music & Food Festival after all. READ MORE

Farm Aid Features Usual Spots from Willie Nelson, Neil Young and Dave Matthews, As Well As Unannounced Appearance from Pete Seeger [VIDEO]

Articles 10:09AM EDT

Attendees at the annual Farm Aid music festival got the usual suspects (Willie Nelson, Neil Young), but they also got a healthy dose of guest stars, including Dave Matthews, Jack Johnson, John Mellencamp, and in a surprise appearance, folk legend Pete Seeger. The show, which took place in Saratoga Springs, NY, dealt with the less-than-agreeable weather successfully. READ MORE

Willie Nelson studies deeply before picking tour openers.

Willie Nelson Teams Up With Dolly Parton, Carrie Underwood and More For Female Duets Album "For The Girls"

Genres 15:28PM EDT

Luke Bryan acknowledged last week that's rough for women in country music, as a majority of the genre's listeners are female and yet only six of the Top 25 songs on the country charts are sung by women. Willie Nelson has been aware of the problem for a while apparently, because he's launching a duets album featuring nothing but female partners. READ MORE

The Greencards May Be Largely Australian, But they've Got Americana Down Pat on 'Sweetheart Of The Sun'

Interviews 15:06PM EDT

The Greencards is the calling card for Kym Warner and Carol Young, two Australian expats playing bluegrass and Americana in the United States. The group wraps more than just those two countries into its new album "Sweetheart of The Sun" however. READ MORE

Real Time Analytics