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Alan Jackson devised the perfect strategy to please the 1800 fans who filled the Bell South Acuff Theatre -- play the hits and give away plenty of cool stuff. ... Read More
Good lookin' mohawk comin' up here." Gary Allan nods toward a stoplight on the street corner. He's driving his Ford Bronco after visiting the La Mirada home where he grew up. Crossing the street, a skinny, punkish kid sports a row of spiked hair -- and a heavy black outfit, despite the blazing Southern California sun. Read More
On Feb. 20, 1962, Johnny Bush looked up into the Texas sky and wished a safe journey for John Glenn, who was about to become the first American to orbit the earth. Read More
Anthony Smith's first hit is the rough-and-tumble country-rocker "If That Ain't Country" -- and as a native of the tiny, rural East Tennessee town of Oneida, this is one guy who knows what country is. Read More
Is that alive?" asks a startled Sherrié Austin as she sees the lobster moving in the chef's hand. "You didn't tell me it was alive!" So begins Sherrié's foray into the strange, mysterious world of ... cooking. Read More
t's Fan Fair 2001 and Kenny Chesney is firing up the crowd at Adelphia Coliseum. Fans cling to every word of Kenny's songs, pumping their fists on smash hits like "How Forever Feels" and "She Thinks My Tractor's Sexy." Read More
On June 19, 1926, the WSM Barn Dance -- the radio show later known as the Grand Ole Opry -- introduced a new performer who would break barriers and make history: African-American musician DeFord Bailey. The diminutive young harmonica player became an instant favorite. Read More
If you guessed by the title of BillyYates' new single, "Daddy Had A Cardiac And Mama's Got A Cadillac,"that it's not a romantic ballad, you'd be right. It's a zanyrollercoaster romp of a song loaded with knee-slapping guffaws andtwists galore. Read More
The three members of Rascal Flattshave shared plenty in the past two years -- awards, standingovations, a million-selling album and a string of hits, includingtheir latest, "I'm Movin' On." Read More
When Brett James came to Nashville from Oklahoma 10 years ago, things fell right into place for him -- and then they fell apart. Read More
Culd it be? One of country's most eagerly rumored, feverishly discussed and hotly debated couples is a reality: Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood have stepped out together.

The best example came at a recent Hollywood party, when a TV reporter spied Garth and Trisha holding hands and asked them what was up. Read More

Collin Raye takes a sip of his firststeaming cup of coffee on this hot, bright Nashville morning. He's upa little early today -- but that's something he's been getting used to. While his daughter, Britanny, was away on herhoneymoon, Collin took care of her 2-year-old daughter, Haley. Read More
Cajun king Jo-El Sonnier captures musical history in new CD Read More
Bue skies are back for the DixieChicks. Following a year's worth of tugging and clawing with theirrecord label, the mega-selling trio -- Natalie Maines, Emily Robisonand Martie Maguire -- is again doing what it does best: makingmusic. Read More
For SHeDAISY, the last three yearshave been the best of times and the worst of times. Since sistersKristyn, Kelsi and Kassidy Osborn burst onto the scene in 1999,they've scored three Top 10 hits, and they've sold nearly two millioncopies of their album THE WHOLE SHeBANG. Read More
Five years ago, while driving on a Nashville interstate,songwriter Zach Lyle wracked his brain for a fresh idea. He lookedskyward for inspiration -- and literally saw the writing on thewall! Read More
After a short break from radio, TyHerndon was ready to return. His comeback song, "Heather's Wall," hadbecome a hit video and the Alabama native was eager to give his fansa new batch of songs. Then Ty hit his own wall -- and found himselffacing an unexpected identity crisis. Read More
The mid-'90s were a boot-stomping,chart-topping time for Little Texas. The popular group cranked outseveral hits -- "God Blessed Texas," "Kick A Little" and "My Love" --and were on the road almost nonstop, performing one rocking showafter another. As good as it was, it proved to be too much forkeyboardist and fan heartthrob Brady Seals, who left the band in1995. Read More
Lonestar stands tall aboard the deckof the USS Harry Truman aircraft carrier, pumping out their poignanthit "I'm Already There." The song's achingly touching theme -- beingaway from family -- resonates especially well this night, becauseLonestar is playing for an audience that can truly relate: Americanservicemen and women stationed on the massive ship, docked off theFlorida coast. Read More
SHeDAISY sisters and Brad Paisley survive chilling plane mishap --an exclusive first-person account Read More