2018 in Review: Carrie Underwood’s ACMs Performance, Chris Stapleton’s Twins + More of Apr…
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Jason Isbell + Amanda Shires — Country’s Greatest Love Stories
Isbell and Shires are two of Nashville's most celebrated musicians — and a married couple whose relationship is widely revered.
Darius + Beth Rucker — Country’s Greatest Love Stories
When Rucker first met his future wife, Beth Leonard, he was still flying high with Hootie & the Blowfish, and she was working at VH1.
Top 10 Dwight Yoakam Songs
Is your favorite on the list?
40 Years Ago: Tammy Wynette Reportedly Abducted in Nashville
On Oct. 4, 1978, Wynette was reportedly abducted from the parking lot of the Cain-Sloan Department Store in the Nashville neighborhood of Green Hills.
2018’s Country, Americana, Alt-Country, Bluegrass and Folk Concert Tours
Which country, Americana, alt-country, bluegrass and folk artists have been on tour in 2018?
5 Debut Country Albums That Are Hidden Gems
Not all first releases have been hot sellers -- even albums by artists who would soon come to define and influence country music.
Top 5 Kelsea Ballerini Songs
Do you agree with our No. 1 pick?
25 Years Ago: Garth Brooks Releases ‘In Pieces’
On Aug. 31, 1993, Brooks released his fifth studio album, 'In Pieces'.
5 Years Ago: Florida Georgia Line’s ‘Cruise’ Sets Chart Record
On Aug. 24, 2013, Florida Georgia Line's "Cruise" began its record-setting 24th week at No. 1 on the Hot Country Songs chart.
5 Years Ago: Linda Ronstadt Reveals She Has Parkinson’s Disease
On Aug. 23, 2013, Ronstadt announced in an interview with AARP that she had been diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease and, as a result, "can't sing a note" anymore.
16 Years Ago: Kenny Chesney Headlines His First Stadium Concert
On June 7, 2003, Chesney set a career milestone: He headlined his first stadium concert.