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If there is one artist who is not afraid to speak the truth, it’s Trace Adkins.

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Details for the 11th annual ACM Honors have been revealed, and for the eighth consecutive year, they will be held at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium.

chuck

Chuck Berry has been rightly hailed for decades as one of rock and roll’s key architects. But the musician – who died Saturday at age 90 – also left an immeasurable mark on country’s sound, and several generations of Nashville artists.

garth

Garth Brooks had recorded an all-star video to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the song in 2002, but because of publishing issues it was never released.

acm

The ACM Awards always have their share of memorable moments.

artist

When Felice House moved to Texas from Massachusetts she quickly fell in love with “Western” culture.

kelly

Kelly Clarkson’s Hendersonville, Tenn., home (20 miles northeast of Nashville) is a 20,000-square-foot palace which was built in 2007 and sits on four acres.

little big town

It started with an email. “I wrote this song and I keep hearing your voices on it. I know you’re making a record — if you want to cut it, great. If not, no big deal.”

8 country

Radio play doesn’t always mean highest earnings in the industry of country music, which is why it makes the top ten country stars with highest net worth so surprising.

reba

Reba is the latest of country superstars to join the ranks of Madame Tussauds wax figures as the superstar recently came face-to-face with her likeness.

toby

The interesting story behind the song: 'A Little Less Talk and A Lot More Action.'

blake

Have you ever dreamed of sleeping in the same room that Blake Shelton grew up in?

luke

"I think my cool factor is not having one," says the breakout star, whose stormy new single is making waves at radio

natalie

If you’ve ever tapped your toes to Little Big Town‘s “Pontoon,” shimmied to Lady A‘s “Downtown” or belted out Miranda Lambert‘s “Automatic,” you already know Natalie Hemby‘s work.

cam

Cam delivered the 11-minute TEDx Talk with a performance in front of a live audience at the University of Nevada in Reno.

patsy

The singer's formidable talent, difficult upbringing and her mother's $10,000 little white lie highlight the latest edition of 'American Masters' on PBS

blake

Famous pop star girlfriend and No. 1 hits aside, Blake Shelton is now immortalized in wax.

granger

Granger Smith is out on tour again after suffering serious injuries from a stage fall last December, but this is more than just a comeback.

littlebigtown

Maybe it was the recent Grammy Awards show, maybe it was low hanging clouds of fairy dust, but something boosted country album sales a few thousand units this week over last.

 

johnny

J.R. Cash was born in Kingsland, Ark., on Feb. 26, 1932, as the fourth of seven children to Ray and Carrie Cash; it wasn’t until he signed with Sun Records in 1955 that he adopted the stage name of Johnny Cash.

 

backstreet

Backstreet’s back, all right — in the brand new music video for their latest collaboration with Florida Georgia Line!

 

keith

The American Country Music Awards have released its nominations and it’s a mix of veterans and the up-and-coming.

 

kane

The past two years have been a complete whirlwind for country music's newest heart throb Kane Brown. In that time frame the Georgia native went from acquiring massive buzz after posting cover videos on Facebook, to signing a record deal with RCA Nashville.

 

luke

Luke Bryan was only 7 years old when George Strait released this song. And yet, when he looks back on it now, Bryan has a very mature appreciation for the ballad from 1983.

 

maddieandtae

“You have to gain wisdom from everyone around you, and trust that you’re doing the right thing.”

 

bruce

One teenager found a very good excuse for missing school: playing on-stage with Bruce Springsteen.

 

vince

Vince Gill, a 20-time Grammy winner, continues to play well with others.