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What Is the Music Modernization Act, and Why Should Country Fans Care About It?
Country music fans who have been on social media this summer have likely seen a combination of songwriters, musicians and politicians tweeting about something called the Music Modernization Act, or the MMA. They're advocating for its passage ... but what the heck is it?
Top 10 Country Songs of the 1960s
What's your No. 1 pick?
Glen Campbell’s Children Can Contest His Wills, Judge Rules
A judge says that Campbell may have lacked the ability to make legally binding decisions due to his Alzheimer's disease.
Top 10 Fiddle Songs in Country Music
Which one is your favorite?
Chris + Kelly Lynn Janson — Country’s Greatest Love Stories
You don't have to look any further than his music to know how Janson feels about his wife.
Country Artists With Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame [PICTURES]
The Hollywood Walk of Fame features everyone from actors to radio personalities, and there are plenty of Nashville names enshrined there.
Top 5 Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash Duets
Which one's your favorite?
Everything We Know About Florida Georgia Line’s Upcoming Fourth Album
It's coming in early 2019!
10 Country Stars Whose Debut Singles Hit No. 1 [PICTURES]
These 10 country artists found success immediately.
Top 5 Country and Americana Music Videos of 2018 (So Far)
An Old West bounty hunter. A diner in the early 1990s. The other side of a country classic. These are just a few of the things that pop up in some of the best country and Americana music videos of 2018 (so far).
20 Hit Songs That Were Almost Sung By Other Artists
Did you know that these well-known country songs were almost hits for other artists?
8 of Country Music’s Best Concert Traditions
There's nothing like a concert: the spectacle of live music, the experience of seeing songs you love brought to life ... and the possibility of the unexpected.