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Loretta Lynn: 5 Bada– Moments She Changed Everything
When Lynn entered country music nearly 60 (SIXTY!) years ago, she changed everything, from what a female country singer could sing about to what a female country singer could achieve.
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.
Top 5 Chris Janson Songs
What's your favorite?
Who Is Michaela Anne? 5 Things You Need to Know
Get to know the singer-songwriter on the rise
Who Is Lillie Mae? 5 Things You Need to Know
Mae is fast becoming more and more recognized for her particular blend of modern, pop-infused Americana.
Who Is Kassi Ashton? 5 Things You Need to Know
Ashton has been writing genre-bending songs since the age of 15.
Tom T. + Dixie Hall — Country’s Greatest Love Stories
It was songwriting that helped Dixie Hall meet her husband, Tom T. Hall, and songwriting became part of the couple’s legacy.
Who Is Ruston Kelly? 5 Things You Need to Know
You probably know that he's married to Kacey Musgraves ... but there's waaaay more to him than that!
Who Is Sammy Brue? 5 Things You Need to Know
He's young, and he's SUPER talented.
Who Is Abby Anderson? 5 Things You Need to Know
The 20-year-old Texas native is currently at work on her first full-length album.