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“Hello, I’m Johnny Cash” Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Reaching No. 1

“Hello, I’m Johnny Cash” Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Reaching No. 1

How about a little Johnny Cash trivia to pass the time? 50 years ago, Johnny’s 1970 album, Hello, I’m Johnny Cash, ended its four-week run at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart (March 28–April 25). In addition to the iconic title, the album was noteworthy for a number of reasons, including: It…

55th ACM Awards to Air Live From Nashville on Sept. 16

55th ACM Awards to Air Live From Nashville on Sept. 16

The Academy of Country Music announced that the 55th ACM Awards will air live from Nashville on Sept. 16 at 8 p.m. ET on CBS. The show will take place at three iconic Nashville institutions: the Grand Ole Opry House, The Bluebird Cafe and Ryman Auditorium. Keith Urban will host the show for the first…

Dolly Parton Commits $1 Million to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for COVID-19 Research

Dolly Parton Commits $1 Million to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for COVID-19 Research

Dolly Parton revealed via Twitter on April 1 that she is donating $1 million to Nashville’s Vanderbilt University Medical Center for COVID-19 research. “My longtime friend Dr. Naji Abumrad, who’s been involved in research at Vanderbilt for many years, informed me that they were making some exciting advancements towards research of the coronavirus for a…

CMA Fest 2020 Has Been Canceled

CMA Fest 2020 Has Been Canceled

Nashville’s 2020 CMA Fest on June 4–7 has been canceled. It will not be rescheduled. The Country Music Association issued the following statement on March 31: After careful deliberation, and in following the latest guidance from national, state and local authorities, we are sad to announce that CMA Fest will not take place in 2020.…

Nashville’s Metro Board of Health Closes Bars on Lower Broadway

Nashville’s Metro Board of Health Closes Bars on Lower Broadway

On March 15 at 2:45 p.m., Nashville Mayor John Cooper announced the closure of bars throughout Davidson Country—including downtown’s famed Lower Broadway district—in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency. The Metro Board of Health convened for an emergency meeting on March 15 at 5 p.m., unanimously approving the mayor’s proposal, which includes: closing bars…

Tennessee Tornado Relief: How to Donate Money, Food, Time & More

Tennessee Tornado Relief: How to Donate Money, Food, Time & More

In the wake of the tornadoes that ripped though Tennessee on March 3—killing at least 22 people and damaging hundreds of structures—many folks are wondering how to help. Money To donate money, visit the Middle Tennessee Emergency Response Fund, which was created by the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee to support those affected by the…

New Court Date Set for Sam Hunt’s DUI Case

New Court Date Set for Sam Hunt’s DUI Case

Sam Hunt is scheduled to appear in a Nashville court on March 17 at 9 a.m. to face misdemeanor charges of driving under the influence and having an open container. The new case details were released after Sam’s initially scheduled court date on Jan. 17. Sam was arrested in Nashville on Nov. 21. According to…

Stevie Nicks Added to Nashville’s Free New Year’s Eve Show With Keith Urban

Stevie Nicks Added to Nashville’s Free New Year’s Eve Show With Keith Urban

Rock legend Stevie Nicks of Fleetwood Mac fame will join headliner Keith Urban onstage at Nashville’s annual Music City Midnight performance on New Year’s Eve. The free event will take place at the Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park (approximately one mile from the heart of downtown). This will be the fourth year in a row…

Watch Luke Combs Close Nashville Show by Teaming With Keith Urban on “Hurricane”

Watch Luke Combs Close Nashville Show by Teaming With Keith Urban on “Hurricane”

Luke Combs headlined the first of his back-to-back shows at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Dec. 12. Luke treated fans to a 20-plus-song set that featured his string of seven consecutive No. 1 hits, including “When It Rains It Pours,” “One Number Away,” “She Got the Best of Me” and more. In addition to surprising fans…

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Where Words Fail, Music Speaks

Where Words Fail, Music Speaks

We could all use an escape from the heaviness of the world and TONIGHT at 7pm on CMT we can all join together for a musical escape! Check out the CMT Celebrates our Heroes Special. Our favorite artists will celebrate America’s heroes with 2 hours of performances. Here is the lineup Darius Rucker Blake Shelton…

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