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If you find that your shining moments of inspiration come in the shower, you're not alone. On the day they wrote Brooks & Dunn's smash hit, "Ain't Nothing 'Bout You," songwriters Tom Shapiro and Rivers Rutherford drew from that same inspiring, water-drenched place. Read More
Standing at the altar, Sammy Kershaw fights back tears. He fidgets with his jacket sleeve as he waits for his bride -to -be, Lorrie Morgan, to come down the aisle Read More
Of all the CMA categories this year,perhaps the Horizon nominees face the stiffest competition. Read More
Songs from the double-platinum soundtrack for the film O Brother, Where Art Thou? dominate this year's Vocal Event category with two nominations: "Didn't Leave Nobody But The Baby," performed by alt-country divas Emmylou Harris, Alison Krauss and Gillian Welch, and a soaring new version of the traditional hymn "I'll Fly Away," featuring Alison and Gillian. Read More
There'll be more to celebrate at the 2001 CMA Awards than who brings home the cherished glass trophies - this will be the CMA's 35th annual award show, and Vince Gill's 10th year as host, making it a milestone year for country's biggest night. Read More
Confederate Railroad carved a name for themselves with rockin' tunes and attitude to match. Now, nearly a decade after the band's debut, they're chugging back with new music that's matured along with them. Read More
Okay, so Travis Tritt was in the Caribbean's Cayman Islands toperform as part of the concert series Cayman Country. And perform hisheart out he did. But you'd better believe he also squeezed in sometime beneath the waves. Read More
Once upon a time, a songwriter inNashville broke up with his girlfriend. When she moved to Austin, herealized he'd made a terrible mistake. So he put a new outgoingmessage on his answering machine: "By the way - if this isAustin, I still love you." Read More
A pink Prevost tour bus rolls intothe parking lot of the Executive Inn Rivermont, an Owensboro, Ky.,resort. Even though it's three hours before show time, a crowdgathers around the home-on-wheels. With loretta lynn emblazoned onthe side in purple script, there's no question who's inside - it's the Coal Miner's Daughter herself. Read More
In country music, it’s a little - known fact that if your song goes No. 1, you get a free truck. Well... not really. But that's what happened when Blake Shelton's debut single, "Austin," soared to the top of the charts. Read More
It's the season for fun, food andfestivities. And our special Fall/Winter Travel Guide tells you whereall the action is, from vacation meccas like Nashville and Branson tocharming, out-of-the-way places that take you back in time. So gatherup the family, gas up the car and hit the road - because funawaits! Read More
I took my daughter Carrie to school on Tuesday morning, and stayed for a parents' meeting. Her school is in the West Village, in a straight path about 20 blocks north from the World Trade Center. From the school cafeteria, we heard a plane fly very low and loud. We looked at one another, somewhat alarmed. One mother said quietly, 'That plane is going to crash' Read More
Some witnessed the terror unfolding ... Others came perilously close to danger, or even death ... Many more rallied to help victims' families. Read More
Following is a list of addresses, phone numbers and website information to donate blood, money and supplies to help in the rescue mission and cleanup after Tuesday's terrorist attack disaster in New York and Washington D.C. Read More
"And now, from Nashville, Tennessee -- this is WSM presenting the 3,950th consecutive edition of the world-famous Grand Ole Opry!" Read More