Gene Watson Announces New Album ‘Outside The Box’

Iconic vocalist Gene Watson ventures Outside the Box with new album set for release September 16. The project features Watson's first-ever collaboration with country legend and fellow Texan, Willie Nelson on "Wonderful Future." The album also features a duet with Grand Ole Opry peer Rhonda Vincent on "I've Got One of Those Too." The album will be available for pre-order on August 16.

2022-07-29T21:28:37+00:00July 21st, 2022|Gene Watson, News|

PHOTO: The Grand Ole Opry Honors Gene Watson for 60-Year Career

The Grand Ole Opry honors member and legendary vocalist Gene Watson, celebrating his 60 years in the music business. During a performance on Friday, April 8, Dan Rogers, Vice President / Executive Producer, Grand Ole Opry, presented Watson with the plaque after his show-stopping rendition of his octave-jumping "Farewell Party" to commemorate his six decades as an artist, receiving a standing ovation from the packed Opry House audience.

2022-04-11T18:07:32+00:00April 11th, 2022|Gene Watson, News|

Gene Watson Announces New Album, “Outside the Box”

Celebrating 60 years in the music business hasn't slowed down legendary vocalist Gene Watson, who just announced his new album, Outside the Box, due out in fall of this year. The Grand Ole Opry member has also added more dates to his 60th Anniversary Tour. See full list of tour dates below and to purchase tickets, click HERE.

2022-04-01T19:02:02+00:00March 14th, 2022|Gene Watson, News|

Gene Watson Embarks on 60th Anniversary Tour

2022 marks 60 years since country music legend Gene Watson released his first single to radio. To celebrate, the iconic vocalist is embarking on his 60th Anniversary Tour, which kicked off January 1 in Florida and will take Watson across the country. Watson's single "If It's That Easy" was released to radio in 1962 via Sun Valley Records. Since then, the 'singer's singer' has charted 75 titles including 23 Top 10 hits, six No. 1 country singles and five No. 1 gospel records. The Texas native continues to perform to sold-out crowds, singing in the same key as he did more than five decades ago and thrilling fans with his famous octave jumping ending to "Farewell Party" night after night.

2022-02-02T02:39:10+00:00January 13th, 2022|Gene Watson, News|

GRAND OLE OPRY MEMBER GENE WATSON SET TO HOST TWO-HOUR OPRY “HOUSE GUEST DJ” SPECIAL AT WILLIE’S ROADHOUSE ON SIRIUSXM

After an introduction on stage by Opry announcer Eddie Stubbs, who claimed him as one of the most respected voices in country music history, Gene Watson became a member of the Grand Ole Opry this February before the novel coronavirus pandemic shut down live performances. As the newest member of the Grand Ole Opry, Watson will host a two-hour special as an Opry "House Guest DJ" at WIllie's Roadhouse on SiriusXM. Watson will share with listeners stories from his more than 50 years performing on the Opry stage. The country legend hand-picked some of his favorite songs recorded by his friends and fellow Opry members, as well as from his own extensive catalogue. Watson's set as an Opry "House Guest DJ" at Willie's Roadhouse on SiriusXM will premiere Friday, August 21 at 9 p.m. EST on Channel 59 and re-air throughout the weekend.

2020-11-11T20:04:55+00:00August 21st, 2020|Gene Watson, News|

Gene Watson’s Gospel Single “Build My Mansion (Next Door To Jesus)” Featuring The Isaacs Ascends to No. 1 on Christian Charts

Gene Watson's single "Build My Mansion (Next Door To Jesus)" ascends to the No. 1 position on the Cashbox Country Christian Chart and Christian Servant Magazine. Additionally, the single is currently in the Top 10 on SGNScoops Christian Magazine. The single features The Isaacs and is the third No. 1 single from his critically acclaimed Christian album, My Gospel Roots. The album is available on Watson's website, iTunes and Amazon.

2019-12-04T21:57:34+00:00October 30th, 2019|Gene Watson, News|

Gene Watson’s Gospel Single “Build My Mansion (Next Door To Jesus)” Featuring The Isaacs Ascends to No. 1 on Christian Charts

Gene Watson's single "Build My Mansion (Next Door To Jesus)" ascends to the No. 1 position on the Cashbox Country Christian Chart and Christian Servant Magazine. Additionally, the single is currently in the Top 10 on SGNScoops Christian Magazine. The single features The Isaacs and is the third No. 1 single from his critically acclaimed Christian album, My Gospel Roots. The album is available on Watson's website, iTunes and Amazon.

2019-04-20T01:34:59+00:00April 15th, 2019|Gene Watson, News|