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20 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Claire Lynch track-by-track: Bluegrass star, former Huntsville resident tells story behind...

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Sometimes bluegrass star Claire Lynch will be singing her lovely, mandolin-dappled ballad "Dear Sister" onstage and looking out into the audience she'll see people wiping tears from their eyes.


Related Topix: Huntsville, AL, Bluegrass, Claire Lynch, Country, Entertainment

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Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

20 hrs ago | CMT.com

Country Stars Dousing ALS With Donations

When you're raising money for ALS, it seems like everybody wins with this Ice Bucket Challenge.


Related Topix: Hot 20 Countdown, Entertainment, Television, Country, Eric Church, Zac Brown Band, Carrie Underwood

23 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Natalie Douglas to New Shows Celebrating Dolly Parton, Nina Simone & More at Birdland

"FOUR WOMEN," which celebrates the music of Dr. Nina Simon e, Lena Horne , Abbey Lincoln and Billie Holiday , will have its US premiere on Monday, September 8 at 7:00 PM.


Related Topix: Country, Black Entertainment, Nina Simone, Jazz, Greenwich Village (New York, NY), Lena Horne

Mon Aug 18, 2014


3 Takes on Southern Sweet Tea

Dolly Parton's character, Truvy, in Steel Magnolias calls sweet tea the "house wine of the South"-and for good reason.


Related Topix: Tea, Drink, Steel Magnolias, Comedy Movies, Drama Movies, Country, Soft Drinks, Life, Food, Recipes

The Washington Post

Motley Crue even country-music fans will love

If you enjoy listening to pop stars cover the songs of other pop stars, thank your lucky stars for YouTube.


Related Topix: Metal, Motley Crue, Country, Entertainment


Weekend Poll Top Three: Fans Want Megan Hilty to Run the Chicken...

As soon as we heard the news that Rob Ashford was bringing The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas back to Broadway, we were, a) doing the sidestep with excitement and b) wrapping our casting director minds around who would be the perfect Mona.


Related Topix: Megan Hilty, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Country

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Nerve News

Miley Cyrus desperate to play Dolly Parton

Pop star Miley Cyrus is so keen to play country music legend Dolly Parton in a movie about her life that she is doing everything she can to convince the Jolene singer.


Related Topix: Country


Norway's Nico & Vinz hold onto top spot in British music charts

Norwegian double act Nico & Vinz held onto the top spot in Britain's music charts on Sunday for a second week with their single "Am I Wrong", the Official Charts Company said.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Nico & Vinz, Country

Sat Aug 16, 2014


Miley Cyrus wants to play Dolly Parton

The 'Wrecking Ball' hitmaker is concerned the role in the highly-anticipated biopic about her godmother will go to actress Scarlett Johansson and is doing everything she can to convince the 'Jolene' singer she is the right person to play her in a movie about her life.


Related Topix: Miley Cyrus, Pop/Rock, Country

Fri Aug 15, 2014


Country Music Hall opens Kenny Rogers exhibit

Kenny Rogers was celebrated by a stellar turnout of the country music community in Nashville at a VIP reception Wednesday night at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum , where Kenny Rogers: Through the Years , a biographical exhibit in the museum's East Gallery, opened yesterday .


Related Topix: Kenny Rogers, Country, Kenny Rogers & the First Edition, Photography, Arts


Nathan East Makes Grand Ole Opry Debut with Vince Gill

Nathan East, one of the world's most recorded bassists, makes his Grand Ole Opry debut on Saturday, Aug. 16 performing with Grand Ole Opry member and MCA Nashville recording artist Vince Gill .


Related Topix: Vince Gill, Country, Nashville, TN, Classic-Rock, Blind Faith

The News Tribune

Indigo Girls singer brings country band to Olympia

But Ray also makes punk and rock albums, and this year introduced her first country effort, "Goodnight Tender."


Related Topix: Folk, Indigo Girls, Willie Nelson, Drama Movies, Music!, Country, Songwriter

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Marvin Davis Used His Studio Clout to Fund Diabetes Research

The Davises attended a wrap party for 'Dynasty' at the Beverly Hills Hotel in 1987.


Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Country, Business News

Country Weekly

Following Throat Surgery, Keith Urban Is Stronger Than Ever on TV and on Tour

Originally published under the title, "Stronger Than Ever" in the April 28, 2014 issue of Country Weekly magazine featuring Keith on the cover.


Related Topix: Game Show, American Idol, Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Keith Urban, Country, Australia, World News,


Kacey Musgraves and Katy Perry Harmonize on 'Keep It to Yourself'

While it's a little odd to see the bewitching Katy Perry as a backup singer, her low harmonies on Kacey Musgraves' "Keep It to Yourself" make for a captivating version of the hit song.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Kacey Musgraves, Country, Pop/Rock, Katy Perry, Music, Entertainment

Wed Aug 13, 2014


Kenny Rogers: Through the Years Exhibit at CMHOF&M

Better.TV came to the red carpet celebration of 50 years of country music singing by superstar Kenny Rogers Rhiannon Ally went to talk with Rogers and his music star friends including Dolly Parton, Lionel Richie, Linda Davis, Wynonna Judd and William... Singer/Songwriter Kenny Rogers performs at the Country Music Hall Of Fame And Museum's in the ... (more)


Related Topix: Kenny Rogers, Country, Nashville, TN

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Stranger

A Song to Combat the Sadness Brought on by Robin Williams' Death

Robin Williams' suicide affected me more strongly than I thought it would. Maybe it did the same to you.


Related Topix: Depression, Health, Country

The Stranger

That Moment When You Find A Famous Country Singer's Killer Blue-Eyed Soul B-Side

Holy SHIT, this is sooooo GOOD! I'd heard Dolly Parton cut some solid blue-eyed tracks, but I'd never spent the time to track 'em down.


Related Topix: Country

Mon Aug 11, 2014


'9 to 5' musical hits area stage

Gut-busting laughs await audiences who head to the Actors Guild of Parkersburg's performance of "9 to 5: The Musical" throughout August, one of six performances the organization puts on in the Mid-Ohio Valley throughout the year.


Related Topix: Parkersburg, WV, Country, Theater, Arts

Wall Street Journal

Homegrown Country Music Takes Root in Europe

The Common Linnets were the surprise hit of this year's Eurovision song contest, a competition usually swept by pop tunes.


Related Topix: Country, Ilse Delange, World News, United Kingdom, Cambridgeshire County, England, Willie Nelson