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Rascal Flatts to Join Grand Ole Opry
It’s been a pretty amazing decade for Rascal Flatts — they released seven platinum-selling albums and graced the charts’ top spots a number of times — but their latest honor might be the most meaningful of all: an invitation to join the Grand Ole Opry.
Vince Gill Celebrates 20 Years in the Grand Ole Opry
His youthful tenor never seems to age, so it’s hard to believe Vince Gill has been making music for decades. In fact, he released the first of his 12 solo albums, ‘Turn Me Loose,’ way back in 1984.
Since then, Gill has charted more than 40 singles, sold more than 22 million records and won 20 Grammys…
Longtime Opry Member Billy Grammer Passes Away at 85
Billy Grammer, the singer and guitarist best known for his million-selling 1959 hit ‘Gotta Travel On,’ passed away Wednesday after a long illness. He was 85.
A World War Two Army veteran, Grammer broke into country music only after losing his job as a toolmaker after the war. He scored big with his d…
The Oak Ridge Boys Are the Grand Ole Opry’s Newest Inductees
Since they started making music together way back in 1947, the Oak Ridge Boys have topped the country charts more than 15 times, won four CMAs and a Grammy, and sold millions of records — but one honor has eluded them.
Until last week, that is, when the Oak Ridge Boys — or “the Oaks,” as former Presi…
Vince Gill Gets Degree
Congratulations to Vince Gill!  Or should I say congratulations 'Dr. Gill!'  That has a nice ring to it, huh?
The Go Rest High On That Mountain singer just received an honorary Doctor of Humanities degree from Nashville's Belmont University.  Yes!!
Trace Adkins Lifting Lives of Wounded Warriors (VIDEO)
Trace Adkins is a bit nervous as he prepares to perform his new single - Just Fishin', live tonight (April 8th) for the first time in public.  Adding to the pressure, Trace will perform the song on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry, with some special guests in attendance.
Strait Legend
Okay, it's time to get serious.  As much as it pains me to call this man a "Legend;" (I can't believe we're both that old!)  if anyone qualifies for the honor, it's George Strait.
George Harvey Strait, known as "The King of Country" was born in 1952.  He had his first hit, Unwound…
A “Legend”ary Coat Of Many Colors (VIDEO)
Today in our "Legends" segment, we pay homage to one of the true queens of Country Music-Dolly Parton.
Dolly was born "dirt poor" in 1946, in Sevierville, Tennessee.  She was the fourth of twelve children.  Her family made their home in a "dilapi…