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Grand Ole Opry to Honor Randy Travis on 60th Birthday

Grand Ole Opry to Honor Randy Travis on 60th Birthday

Randy Travis will make a special appearance on the Grand Ole Opry stage on May 4 to celebrate his 60th birthday. Charles Esten, Josh Turner and Charlie Worsham are all scheduled to appear on the Opry on Randy’s birthday, as is fellow Country Music Hall of Fame member Don Schlitz, who penned a number of…MORE

Watch Carrie Underwood Induct Kelsea Ballerini Into the Grand Ole Opry

Watch Carrie Underwood Induct Kelsea Ballerini Into the Grand Ole Opry

After Little Big Town invited Kelsea Ballerini to join the Grand Ole Opry on March 5, Carrie Underwood inducted the Tennessee native on April 16 in front of a packed Opry House. Carrie presented Kelsea with her Opry trophy, saying, in part, “The Grand Ole Opry is the heart and soul of country music.” After…MORE

Trisha Yearwood Celebrates 20th Opry Anniversary With Star-Studded Show

Trisha Yearwood Celebrates 20th Opry Anniversary With Star-Studded Show

Trisha Yearwood celebrated the 20th anniversary of her Grand Ole Opry induction with an appearance on the Opry on March 12. A number of artists attended the show to help Trisha celebrate, including Ricky Skaggs—who surprised Trisha with the invitation to the join the Opry 20 years ago; Emmylou Harris, who Trisha cites as her…MORE

Trisha Yearwood to Celebrate 20th Opry Anniversary With a Show on March 12

Trisha Yearwood to Celebrate 20th Opry Anniversary With a Show on March 12

Trisha Yearwood will celebrate the 20th anniversary of her Grand Ole Opry induction with an appearance on the Opry on March 12. Trisha, who was inducted into the Opry on March 13, 1999, by Porter Wagoner, cites the occasion as one of the seminal moments in her storied career. “My mother came [to the Opry]…MORE

Joe Diffie Celebrates 25th Anniversary as Grand Ole Opry Member

Joe Diffie Celebrates 25th Anniversary as Grand Ole Opry Member

Joe Diffie celebrated his 25th anniversary as a member of the Grand Ole Opry with a performance—and cake—during the Opry at the Ryman showcase on Jan. 25. The showcase also included performances by Vince Gill, Michael Ray, Ricky Skaggs and more. Joe, who was inducted into the Opry on Nov. 27, 1993, was a mainstay…MORE

Mark Wills Becomes Grand Ole Opry Member

Mark Wills Becomes Grand Ole Opry Member

Mark Wills’ musical dream came true on Jan. 11 when he was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry. The singer was asked to join the esteemed organization by Vince Gill on Dec. 21. “I think that the induction was a complete, 100 percent shock, so I was actually kind of proud of myself that I…MORE

2019 Bonnaroo Lineup Includes Maren Morris, John Prine, Kacey Musgraves & More

2019 Bonnaroo Lineup Includes Maren Morris, John Prine, Kacey Musgraves & More

Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival unleashed its 100-plus-artist lineup for 2019, and it includes a number of country-centric performers, including Maren Morris, Kacey Musgraves, John Prine, Ruston Kelly and more. For the second year in a row, Bonnaroo will feature the Grand Ole Opry stage, with special guests to be announced in the coming weeks.…MORE

Chris Janson Asks for Fans’ Help After Fender Guitar Is Stolen

Chris Janson Asks for Fans’ Help After Fender Guitar Is Stolen

The Grand Ole Opry’s most energetic performer, Chris Janson, needs your help. After performing at the Opry over the holiday break, Chris’ Fender guitar was stolen out of his car. Chris posted a notice on social media, saying, in part, “If anyone sees or hears about it, please notify local PD and me! Thanks y’all.…MORE

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This is how Maisie Williams wishes ‘Game of Thrones’ had ended

Maisie Williams had her own vision for how she wanted “Game of Thrones” to end. Fans said farewell to the HBO hit drama after eight seasons on May 19. Even before the finale, some had concerns about the series’ ending. (CNN and HBO are owned by the same parent company, WarnerMedia.) Since then, “Thrones” actors…

Patrick Stewart returns as Jean-Luc in the new trailer for ‘Star Trek: Picard’

Star Trek fans just got the briefest glimpse of Jean-Luc Picard‘s life after the USS Enterprise. CBS All Access released the trailer for its upcoming streaming series “Star Trek: Picard” on Thursday, 25 years after the final episode of “Star Trek: The Next Generation.” The series focuses on the next chapter in the life of…

‘Jeopardy James’ is $9K shy of passing the $2 million mark

Thursday was a tough game of “Jeopardy!” for James Holzhauer. Holzhauer was close to the $2 million mark, but alas, it wasn’t enough. His total winnings are now $1,991,135. The 34-year-old from Las Vegas won his 26th game with $52,108, but only after he went into Final Jeopardy with just $5,400 separating him from his…