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I was living that song as we wroteit," explains PhilVassar. "And when you have to dig up your emotions like that,it's really hard." Read More
For most people, a vacation is time to get away, a time to visitnew places or meet new people. For Martina McBride, however, theideal getaway is no further than her own backyard. Read More
His new album is called LuckyMan - and Hal Ketchum couldn't agree more. "I am truly blessed,"he declares from the living room of his Nashville home. "I feelvery fortunate." Read More
Steve Holy is standing next to the50,000-pound mobile drilling rig he helped rebuild. The rig's mastjuts 40 feet into the star-flecked Dallas sky Read More
Mad dog mean, proclaims the sign onthe Nashville recording studio's door. Just before entering, TracyByrd grins and his longtime bud Mark Chesnutt chuckles. They're hereto record their first-ever duet, "A Good Way To Get On My Bad Side,"and they know exactly what the sign means. Read More
Remember that nothing lasts forever: beauty, employment, pleasure,pain, youth ... or the flu." Chely Wright offers that nugget, andothers, in her latest project: participation in an advice book forgirls called Hands On! 33 More Things Every Girl Should Know: SkillsFor Living Your Life From 33 Extraordinary Women. Read More
Troy Gentry squints as he lines upthe cue ball. Thwack! The cue stick rockets the ivory orb into thecrimson three ball, dropping it into the corner pocket. EddieMontgomery nods his approval. Read More
Before his country music star rose,Chris Cagle was an A student, a high school football star -and a super big brother. Read More
When Johnny Cash's rumbling version of the Neil Diamond classic "Solitary Man" won this year's Grammy award for Best Male Country Vocal Performance, the Man in Black was... Read More
Sitting in her bedroom in her parents' Clinton, Miss., home, Meredith Edwards could be any excitable, fresh-faced 17-year-old. But she's not. Read More

Real life is not all wonderful, and it's not all terrible," declares Pam Tillis. "It's somewhere in between." Between bites of a long-delayed lunch, Pam is discussing her philosophy about love songs. While other singers croon about love as if it were perfect bliss, Pam keeps a more...

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Good cooking runs in Sara Evans' family. "My mom is a major cook," declares Sara. "She's one of those who never leaves the kitchen. Every Sunday there is a huge meal with four desserts. "And my granny is the...

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New Yorkers aren't easily impressed. But here in the lobby of the swanky Pierre Hotel on Fifth Avenue, a fur-clad matron speaks breathlessly into her cell phone. "You'll nevah guess who I just saw upstairs," she rasps. "Dolly PAW-ton!"

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I wasn't even in Nashville to see the plastic pink flamingos pop up all over town. I hear ... " Then bam-bam-bam! An insistent knocking interrupts Billy Ray Cyrus in mid-sentence. He rises to open the door to his dressing room.

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It was the snip seen around the world. Faith Hill stepped onstage recently to accept her People's Choice Award for Favorite Female Musical Performer, but soon it was her new jagged, bobbed hairstyle - not her hits - that was on everyone's lips.

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Reba McEntire takes a rare moment to relax inside New York City's Marquis Theatre, where she is preparing for her Broadway debut as Annie Oakley in Annie Get Your Gun. Nashville's durable redhead has been hard at work here for the last month, making sure everything will be just right when the curtain rises Jan. 26, in just a few days.

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There he goes again! Kenny Rogers, who made a major comeback in 2000 with his No. 1 "Buy Me A Rose," is back with a new album, There You Go Again, and another hit, "He Will, She Knows." And while that song... Read More
From early one morning to well into the next morning, Patty Loveless savored Miami's swank Doral Resort and the trendy nightlife of South Beach. Read More