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The Dixie Chicks at the Grammys in 2007; while they won an award, their core audience had turned against them. Photograph: Hector Mata/AFP/Getty Images

In 2003, the Dixie Chicks denounced George W Bush on stage in London and the country establishment turned against them. Now they’re touring the US for the first time since 2006 – in an even more politically divided environment


If country music doesn’t have Adele envy, it should.


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While you ponder, we’ll tell you why it could…and maybe should…happen


Veteran singer-songwriter recalls meeting Bob Dylan and Mick Jagger, dishes on famous lovers


Christmas songs are like side dishes at a holiday dinner. Most country fans like the standards, while a few other specialty treats. Others we simply put up with to be polite, and a select few are absolutely intolerable.


The singer brought poise, grace to recent Grand Ole Opry performance


"This Christmas I would love to give a gift to you — my favorite song that I've ever written tells the true story of my childhood," Parton says.


The U.K. chanteuse included "If It Hadn't Been for Love," co-written by Stapleton when he was in the SteelDrivers, on a special edition of '21'


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Little Big Town and Cam make guest appearances on the LP, due February 12th


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Red Headed Stranger is the first Country Artist to receive this Library of Congress award … and wait ‘til you read what’s on his next album.


Chris Stapleton performs at the 49th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 4, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. ABC/Image Group LA

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 should go down as the day when a guy named Chris Stapleton had his name become the No. 1 trending search term on Google.


When Scotty McCreery thought about casting cheerleaders in the video for his new single "Southern Belle," he knew he didn't want them to be seen as gratuitous eye candy. Instead, he wanted to shine a light on their inherent strength.


MADDIE & TAE are getting back to their fun’n’free wheeling girl commentary as they drop “Shut Up And Fish” on Country radio.


ShareWynonna will release a new album with guests Jason Isbell and Derek Trucks in February 2016. Zane Roessell/Getty Images

Due in February, the stripped-down LP also features guests Timothy B. Schmit, Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi


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From Luke Bryan's before-our-eyes maturation to the funeral of bro country


From the rowdy son of a celebrated songwriter to a mesmerizing Texas spitfire


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The country star on classic Lucinda Williams, fresh Kurt Vile and more…and he reveals surprising musical influences and shares insightful (and comical) documentary behind "John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16"


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Blake Shelton to Play Wyatt Earp in New Adam Sandler Movie “RIDICULOUS 6” to begin production in February.


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From "Fancy" to "Going Out Like That," count down the unstoppable country treasure's best pick-me-up tunes


For their debut album's art, the breakout band eschews their own likeness for a photo inspired by Katy Perry.


The country crooner and the other three coaches of The Voice -- Adam Levine, Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams -- showed up on theTonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon last week to play a game of "Spin the Microphone."


Tim McGraw performs with his daughter Gracie McGraw on the "Shotgun Rider" tour at Bridgestone Arena on August 15, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee.Credit: John Shearer/Getty Images

Country singer admits he "sheepisly" asked his 18-year-old daughter Gracie to sing on new LP


If anyone has proved staying power in country music — without caving to trends — it's Alan Jackson, the long, tall Georgian who burst onto the Nashville scene in 1989 and hasn't gone a year since without having a hit.


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Waylon Jennings + Jessi Colter



Who the next Taylor Swift could be, and if the "Blank Space" singer can be replaced.


On paper, he’s one of the most successful new artists in country music. But Cole is the same warm and unassuming Georgia boy he was a few years ago when he was the opener on Luke Bryan’s Farm Tour in 2012.


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The phrase “Tomatogate” was on the tip of everyone’s tongue at the Oct. 14 Women in County concert sponsored by Pandora.

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