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Joe Diffie Reflects on Biggest Career Milestone During One of His Final Interviews

Joe Diffie Reflects on Biggest Career Milestone During One of His Final Interviews

We lost a good one. Joe Diffie passed away on March 29 from complications of COVID-19. The Oklahoma native topped the charts with “Home,” “If the Devil Danced (In Empty Pockets),” “Third Rock From the Sun,” “Pickup Man” and “Bigger Than the Beatles” in the 1990s. Joe also struck a chord with his Top 5…MORE

Grand Ole Opry to Proceed Without Live Audience Through April 4

Grand Ole Opry to Proceed Without Live Audience Through April 4

The Grand Ole Opry will pause performances that include a live audience through April 4, including performances on March 13. During this time, the Saturday Night Grand Ole Opry Show will return to its original format as a live radio broadcast without a live audience. Fans around the world can still tune in to the…MORE

Gene Watson Joins the Grand Ole Opry

Gene Watson Joins the Grand Ole Opry

After Vince Gill invited him to join the Grand Ole Opry on Jan. 17, Gene Watson was inducted into the esteemed organization by Opry member Steve Wariner on Feb. 7. “I remember my induction night as humbling and overwhelming,” said Steve. “But tonight, it’s about Gene who is a great ambassador for country music and…MORE

Gene Watson Invited to Join the Grand Ole Opry

Gene Watson Invited to Join the Grand Ole Opry

During his set on the Grand Ole Opry on Jan. 17, Gene Watson was surprised by Vince Gill with an invitation to join the esteemed club. “He’s one of the greatest country singers that’s walked the earth,” said Vince during Gene’s introduction. After Gene performed “Sometimes I Get Lucky and Forget” and “Nothing Sure Looked…MORE

Watch Dolly Parton Sing “Jolene” at Grand Ole Opry 50th Anniversary Show

Watch Dolly Parton Sing “Jolene” at Grand Ole Opry 50th Anniversary Show

The Grand Ole Opry celebrated Dolly Parton’s 50th anniversary as an Opry member on Oct. 12 with two sold-out shows honoring the country icon. NBC turned the two-show celebration into a two-hour TV special, Dolly Parton: 50 Years at the Grand Ole Opry, which debuted on Nov. 26. The show featured Opry performances from Dolly,…MORE

Everything You Need to Know About Dolly Parton’s TV Special, “50 Years at the Opry”

Everything You Need to Know About Dolly Parton’s TV Special, “50 Years at the Opry”

Here’s everything you need to know about Dolly Parton’s new TV special, Dolly Parton: 50 Years at the Opry. Date: Nov. 26 Time: 9–11 p.m. ET Television Station: NBC Location: Grand Ole Opry Performers: Dolly Parton, Dierks Bentley, Emmylou Harris, Chris Janson, Toby Keith, Lady Antebellum, Margo Price, Hank Williams Jr., and more Highlights: The…MORE

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Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake team up for a funky quarantine remix

Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake team up for a funky quarantine remix

It was only a matter of time before Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake made a duet about being stuck at home. The two managed to pull off a “Quarantine Remix” for an at-home episode of “The Tonight Show” using household items. Both showed off their social distancing musical skills, asking each other if they were,…

Lady Antebellum’s ‘Islands in the Stream’ rendition will lift your spirit

Lady Antebellum’s ‘Islands in the Stream’ rendition will lift your spirit

Isolation is not stopping Lady Antebellum from creating beautiful music together. The country music group joined together Wednesday evening and performed a cover of the late Kenny Rogers hit duet with Dolly Parton, “Islands in the Stream.” It was part of CMT’s “GIANTS Kenny Rogers: A Benefit for MusiCares,” which raised money for Covid-19 relief.…

Joseph Gordon-Levitt wants to hear your coronavirus stories

Joseph Gordon-Levitt wants to hear your coronavirus stories

Joseph Gordon-Levitt understands that being creative during a global pandemic can feel challenging, but he’s urging others to stay connected now. That’s why he’s making a documentary about how people are living at this time, using his online platform HITRECORD. “I find creativity the best way for me to get into what you might call…