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May 21, 2024 at 6:58 AM

Wynonna Judd shares why it was a 'full circle' moment to perform with Emmy Russell

Wynonna Judd talks about how it was meaningful to perform with Emmy Russell, the granddaughter of Loretta Lynn.
May 21, 2024 at 6:58 AM
Who will become the next American Idol? The Top 3 finalists give their all for the last chance to earn America's vote. Jon Bon Jovi serves as guest mentor and performer, plus special performances from other music legends and today's top stars.
May 17, 2024 at 3:52 PM

2024 ACM Awards recap: Lainey Wilson takes top prize and full winners list

A recap of all the biggest moments and performances from the 2024 Academy of Country Music Awards, plus a full winners list.
May 17, 2024 at 3:52 PM
Lainey Wilson accepts the award for female artist of the year during the 59th annual Academy of Country Music Awards, May 16, 2024, at the Ford Center in Frisco, Texas.
May 14, 2024 at 4:03 PM

Garth Brooks calls performing at the Vatican an 'unbelievably special' experience

Garth Brooks opened up about performing at the Vatican over the weekend as part of the World Meeting on Human Fraternity.
May 14, 2024 at 4:03 PM
Singer-songwriter and past Gershwin Prize recipient Garth Brooks performs at the 2024 Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song in Washington, DC, March 20, 2024.
May 13, 2024 at 10:22 PM

Toby Keith was a dad of 3: Get to know the kids of the late country singer

Country music star Toby Keith was not only an award-winning singer-songwriter but also a father of three.
May 13, 2024 at 10:22 PM
Toby Keith performs in concert at the Xfinity Center in Mansfield, MA on Aug. 14, 2015.
May 10, 2024 at 2:36 PM

Post Malone and Morgan Wallen release new single, 'I Had Some Help'

Post Malone and Morgan Wallen released a new single, "I Had Some Help" on Friday.
May 10, 2024 at 2:36 PM
Post Malone and Morgan Wallen are seen in the music video their new single “I Had Some Help."
1 month ago

Loretta Lynn's granddaughter Emmy Russell honors her on 'American Idol': Watch

Loretta Lynn's granddaughter Emmy Russell honored her with a performance of "Coal Miner's Daughter" on "American Idol."
1 month ago
Loretta Lynn, left, and her granddaughter Emmy Russell.
1 month ago

Country artist Breland talks new tour and representation

Breland talks about new tour “Little More Countrier,” acting projects, and Black artist representation in country music.
1 month ago
VIDEO: Country artist Breland talks new tour and representation
1 month ago

Luke Bryan jokes about onstage fall after slipping on fan's phone

Country superstar Luke Bryan is brushing off a recent onstage fall after he slipped on a fan's phone.
1 month ago
Luke Bryan performs onstage during the 57th Annual CMA Awards  at Bridgestone Arena on November 08, 2023 in Nashville, Tennessee.
1 month ago

Garth Brooks reacts to Post Malone's 'Friends in Low Places' cover

Garth Brooks praises Post Malone's cover of "Friends in Low Places" and talks about the second leg of his Las Vegas residency, Garth Brooks/Plus ONE.
1 month ago
Co-host Garth Brooks speaks onstage during the 58th Academy Of Country Music Awards at The Ford Center at The Star on May 11, 2023 in Frisco, Texas.
2 months ago

Beyonce makes history on the Billboard country albums chart

Beyonce has become the first Black woman to lead Billboard's Top Country Albums chart, with "Cowboy Carter" ranking at No. 1.
2 months ago
Beyonce accepts the Innovator Award onstage during the 2024 iHeartRadio Music Awards at Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California on April 01, 2024.
2 months ago

Little Big Town heading out on tour with Sugarland: Details

Little Big Town has announced their headlining Take Me Home Tour. The group will be joined on the tour by Sugarland.
2 months ago
Little Big Town and Sugarland will head out on a U.S. tour titled Take Me Home Tour.
2 months ago

Morgan Wallen arrested in Nashville on felony reckless endangerment charges

Country star Morgan Wallen was arrested Sunday night after allegedly throwing a chair off of the roof of a bar, according to court documents.
2 months ago
In this Nov. 8, 2023 file photo Morgan Wallen performs onstage during the 57th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn.
2 months ago

CMT Awards 2024 red carpet: See Kelsea Ballerini and more

See what Kelsea Ballerini, Mickey Guyton, Trisha Yearwood and more stars wore for the 2024 CMT Awards.
2 months ago
Kelsea Ballerini attends the 2024 CMT Music Awards at Moody Center, April 7, 2024 in Austin, Texas.
2 months ago

CMT Music Awards 2024: Jelly Roll wins big and more highlights

Check out a recap of all the biggest moments from the 2024 CMT Music Awards.
2 months ago
Jelly Roll performs during the 2024 CMT Music Awards at Moody Center, April 7, 2024, in Austin, Texas.
2 months ago

All eyes on the CMT awards

As country music honors its top artist on Sunday night’s CMT awards, some fans are wondering if Beyoncé will make an appearance.
2 months ago
VIDEO: All eyes on the CMT awards
2 months ago

'Thank you for opening doors for me': Beyoncé sends Mickey Guyton flowers

Beyoncé, following the release of her "Cowboy Carter" album, thanked Mickey Guyton for helping pave the way for her in country music.
2 months ago
Mickey Guyton, Beyonce
2 months ago

Dolly Parton reacts to Beyoncé's 'Jolene' cover on 'Cowboy Carter'

Dolly Parton reacted to Beyoncé's cover of "Jolene" on her new album "Cowboy Carter," giving the singer her seal of approval.
2 months ago
Beyoncé is seen in a press photo for her new album "Cowboy Carter."
2 months ago

Controversy over Beyoncé's country-inspired album

ABC News contributor Mike Muse and entertainment journalist Cori Murray talk about Black identity in country music and Beyoncé reclaiming her roots as a Texas native.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Controversy over Beyoncé's country-inspired album
2 months ago

Beyoncé's country-inspired 'Cowboy Carter' album has finally arrived

Beyoncé's eighth studio album, "Cowboy Carter," is available worldwide now.
2 months ago
This cover image released by Parkwood/Columbia/Sony shows "Cowboy Carter" by Beyoncé.
2 months ago

Country Music Hall of Fame announces class of 2024

Lara Spencer reports the buzziest stories of the day in “GMA” Pop News.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Country Music Hall of Fame announces class of 2024
2 months ago

Toby Keith earns posthumous induction to Country Music Hall of Fame

The late country star earned a posthumous induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame alongside fellow inductees James Burton and John Anderson.
2 months ago
Toby Keith will join the Country Music Hall of Fame class of 2024 in the Modern Era Artist category.
3 months ago

Garth Brooks opens Friends in Low Places, helps police move in next door

Hey Nashville fans there's a new honky tonk in town from Garth Brooks: Friends in Low Places opens on March 7.
3 months ago
Trisha Yearwood and Garth Brooks announce 'Friends in Low Places' docuseries.
3 months ago

Loretta Lynn's granddaughter auditions for 'American Idol': Watch her performance

Emmy Russell, granddaughter of country legend Loretta Lynn, auditioned for "American Idol" and wowed the judges.
3 months ago
American Idol auditions featuring Loretta Lynn's granddaughter Emmy Russell, Feb. 25, 2024.
3 months ago

Beyonce song skyrockets on country charts

Beyonce became first Black female artist to score a number-one hit on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Beyonce song skyrockets on country charts
3 months ago

Dolly Parton congratulates Beyonce for 'Texas Hold 'Em' country chart success

Dolly Parton congratulated Beyoncé for her song "Texas Hold 'Em" debuting at No. 1 on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart.
3 months ago
Dolly Parton and Beyoncé
3 months ago

Post Malone teases new country song with Luke Combs: Listen here

Post Malone teased a new country song with Luke Combs seemingly titled "Ain't Got a Guy For That" in an Instagram video
3 months ago
Luke Combs attends the 2023 CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 8, 2023 in Nashville, Tenn. | Post Malone performs America The Beautiful prior to Super Bowl LVIII between the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers at Allegiant Stadium on Feb. 11, 2024 in Las Vegas.
3 months ago

Beyonce's new music is sparking conversations in the country music world

Beyonce's venture into country music with her new music and new album "Act II" has sparked a lot of conversation in the country music world.
3 months ago
Beyonce and Jay-Z attend the 66th GRAMMY Awards at Crypto.com Arena on Feb. 4, 2024 in Los Angeles.
3 months ago

Dolly Parton addresses Elle King's Grand Ole Opry tribute

Dolly Parton addressed Elle King's expletive-filled performance at the Grand Ole Opry last month, during which she told the crowd she was inebriated.
3 months ago
Dolly Parton and Elle King
4 months ago

Remembering Toby Keith

Country music star Toby Keith has died following a battle with stomach cancer. He was 62.
4 months ago
VIDEO: Remembering Toby Keith
5 months ago

Luke Combs responds to merch lawsuit, vows to help fan: 'Trying to make this right'

Luke Combs addresses a lawsuit filed against several online sellers who are selling homemade merchandise with the singer's image.
5 months ago
Luke Combs rehearses onstage during the 65th GRAMMY Awards at Crypto.com Arena, Feb. 3, 2023, in Los Angeles.
5 months ago

How Trisha Yearwood, Garth Brooks celebrated their 18th wedding anniversary

Trisha Yearwood shared the sweet way she and Garth Brooks celebrated their 18th wedding anniversary.
5 months ago
Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood attend the 58th Academy Of Country Music Awards at The Ford Center at The Star on May 11, 2023 in Frisco, Texas.
6 months ago

Garth Brooks on new album, Thanksgiving plans with wife Trisha Yearwood and more

Garth Brooks talks about his new album, new bar, Thanksgiving plans with Trisha Yearwood and more.
6 months ago
Garth Brooks speaks onstage during NSAI 2023 Nashville Songwriter Awards at Ryman Auditorium on Sept. 26, 2023 in Nashville, Tenn.
7 months ago

3 country music-inspired cocktails to sip during the CMA Awards

Make these three cocktails concocted in Music City by Harrison Deakin, beverage manager for the 1 Hotel in Nashville.
7 months ago
The Grand Ole Fashioned is a signature cocktail for the CMAs.
7 months ago

Dolly Parton talks key to her lasting marriage, husband’s influence on rock album

Dolly Parton spoke about her upcoming rock album in ABC News’ 15th annual CMA Awards special, "Dolly Parton: From Rhinestones to Rock & Roll."
7 months ago
Dolly Parton appears in this image from her interview with Robin Roberts.
7 months ago

Binge This: CMA awards edition

Pop culture expert Jeremy Parsons is here to tell us what to binge watch to get you ready for country music’s biggest night.
7 months ago
VIDEO: Binge This: CMA awards edition
7 months ago

Garth Brooks reveals new album title and cover

Garth Brooks has announced his new studio album, "Time Traveler," and revealed its album cover.
7 months ago
Garth Brooks has announced his 14th studio album, "Time Traveler."
7 months ago

Darius Rucker’s success in country music

ABC News’ Phil Lipof recently sat down with Darius Rucker to discuss his unique musical journey, and his new album, which is dedicated to his mom who didn’t live long enough to see it unfold.
7 months ago
VIDEO: Darius Rucker’s success in country music
7 months ago

Dolly Parton takes us 'Behind the Seams' of her unique style in new book

The superstar country singer tells “The View” about the origins of her iconic looks and shares how she’s still rocking with new album “Rockstar.”
7 months ago
VIDEO: Dolly Parton takes us 'Behind the Seams' of her unique style in new book
7 months ago

Maren Morris files for divorce from Ryan Hurd after 5 years of marriage

Maren Morris has filed for divorce from husband Ryan Hurd after five years of marriage.
7 months ago
Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd on Feb. 4, 2023 in Los Angeles.
7 months ago

Dolly Parton to perform her biggest hits, 'Rockstar' tracks on Thanksgiving

Dolly Parton is set to perform on The Salvation Army's Red Kettle Kickoff Halftime Show at the Dallas Cowboys Thanksgiving Day game.
7 months ago
Dolly Parton arrives at The One Show at BBC Broadcasting House on June 30, 2023 in London.
8 months ago

Maren Morris elaborates on decision to distance herself from country music

Maren Morris opened up about her decision to distance herself from country music, saying it's "a little bit hyperbolic" to say she's leaving the genre.
8 months ago
Maren Morris performs during CMT Crossroads at Bridgestone Rehearsal Hall on Aug. 31, 2023 in Nashville, Tenn.
8 months ago

Maren Morris talks leaving country music, ushering in new chapter with 'The Bridge'

Maren Morris is starting fresh with a new two-track EP, "The Bridge."
8 months ago
Maren Morris in the music video for "Get The Hell Out Of Here," 2023.
9 months ago

Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr reunite on Dolly Parton's version of 'Let it Be'

Dolly Parton released a new collaboration from her "Rockstar" album ahead of its release in November.
9 months ago
One of the album covers for Dolly Parton's new album "ROCKSTAR," 2023.
10 months ago

'CMA Fest' 2023: How to watch, who is performing and more

"CMA Fest," country music's hottest event of the summer, airs Wednesday, July 19, at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.
10 months ago
Luke Combs is shown at CMA Fest 2023, on June 8, 2023, in Nashville, Tenn. | Reba McEntire and Miranda Lambert are shown at CMA Fest 2023 on June 9, 2023, in Nashville, Tenn.
10 months ago

Miranda Lambert concertgoer speaks out after singer stops show because of selfies

Miranda Lambert called out fans taking selfies during her concert and one of the women spoke to "GMA" about the incident.
10 months ago
Miranda Lambert performs on stage during day two of CMA Fest 2023 at Nissan Stadium on June 9, 2023 in Nashville.
10 months ago

Jason Aldean video pulled from CMT

Critics say a music video for the country star’s song "Try That in a Small Town," contains pro-lynching undertones. ABC News’ Lionel Moise has Aldean’s response.
10 months ago
VIDEO:  Jason Aldean video pulled from CMT
1 year ago

Dolly Parton releases 'Rockstar' songs with Ann Wilson, Rob Halford: Listen here

Dolly Parton has released two new tracks from her highly anticipated "Rockstar" album, which will be released later this year.
1 year ago
Dolly Parton posted this photo to her Instagram announcing "World On Fire,” will be released tomorrow on May 9, 2023.
1 year ago

Garth Brooks responds to backlash over Bud Light being served at Nashville bar

Brooks said on Facebook that he believes in diversity and inclusiveness.
1 year ago
Garth Brooks speaks onstage at 'A Conversation with Garth Brooks' during CRS 2023 at Omni Nashville Hotel on March 13, 2023 in Nashville, Tenn.
1 year ago

Singers hit the road to join Breland at CMA Fest

"GMA" sponsor Chevrolet is celebrating the winners of the EV Song Contest who will perform at CMA Fest this weekend.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Singers hit the road to perform with Breland at CMA Fest
1 year ago

Carly Pearce enlists Chris Stapleton for new single

Carly Pearce is serving up a superstar-sized duet for her next single, "We Don't Fight Anymore."
1 year ago
Carly Pearce announced her new single, "We Don't Fight Anymore," featuring Chris Stapleton.
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