GRAMMY®-winning country music legend Joe Diffie has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) and has released the following statement: "I am under the care of medical professionals and currently receiving treatment. My family and I are asking for privacy at this time. We want to remind the public and all my fans to be vigilant, cautious and careful during this pandemic.” –Joe Diffie
For more than two years, Billboard No. 1 artist Lucas Hoge has been bringing his gospel LIVE stream 'Sunday Sessions' to his fans every week, with Country Rebel as a video partner on Hoge's 8 a.m. stream. After amassing more than 25 million views, Hoge is expanding his streaming schedule while at home during the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic. See Hoge's LIVE stream schedule below and follow him on Instagram and Facebook to stream.
Rising songstress Lexie Hayden enlists platinum-selling singer-songwriter, Phil Vassar, for a special acoustic performance of her single "Relit Cigarette." The video, which premiered on American Songwriter, was shot on Vassar's set for his series Phil Vassar's Songs from the Cellar now airing on Circle Network. The two songwriters give viewers behind-the-scenes insight to their songwriting process before Vassar joins Hayden for her single.
Two-time 2020 GRAMMY® winner Billy Ray Cyrus opened up about mental health awareness, wisdom and songwriting while chatting with daughter Miley during her "Bright Minded" Instagram stream on Tuesday, March 24.
Four-time GRAMMY® winner and singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist, Steve Wariner, will perform LIVE tonight at 7 p.m. CST for his first #WarinerWednesday on his Facebook page, where he'll engage with fans from his home studio. Prior to #WarinerWednesday, Steve will jump on American Songwriter's LIVE Instagram tonight at 6p CST for their "Behind The Mic" streaming series.
In quarantine on their 250-acre Honky Tonk Ranch, the Bellamy Brothers strummed a few parodies of their iconic biggest hits, including "If I Said You Had A Beautiful Body, please DON'T Hold It Against Me" and many more during a jam session between David and Howard. The brothers and their individual families live on a sprawling ranch that has been in their lineage for generations. Click HERE to watch.
Two-time 2020 GRAMMY® winner Billy Ray Cyrus will guest on "The Kelly Clarkson Show" this Wednesday, March 25, a little earlier than previously announced due to the show's schedule affected by the COVID 19 coronavirus. Cyrus performs his critically-acclaimed new single, "I Am I Said," off his new EP The Singin' Hills Sessions Vol. 1 Sunset. Cyrus will also engage fans on social media today by dropping by daughter Miley Cyrus’ Instagram talk show, “Bright Minded,” Tuesday, March 24 at 11:40amPT/1:40pmCST. He’ll also be joined by Tish and Noah Cyrus during the LIVE stream.
Tanya Tucker and CMT Announce Postponement of Spring Tour Dates for“CMT Next Women of Country: Bring My Flowers Now Tour”
Tanya Tucker and CMT today announced rescheduled tour dates for the Spring leg of the 2020 “CMT Next Women of Country: Bring My Flowers Now Tour” to later in the year. Purchased tour tickets will be honored at all rescheduled dates. For more information, please visit TanyaTucker.com and CMT.com.
Billy Ray Cyrus, Tanya Tucker, Steve Wariner, Phil Vassar, Bill Anderson, Naomi Judd and more share memories of Kenny Rogers.
"No one bridged the gap between country and pop more often and better than K R. He will be missed but his music and diverse style of story-telling will live on forever." –Billy Ray Cyrus (click link more)
Reigning CMA Musician of the Year winner and ACM Speciality Instrument Player of the Year nominee, Jenee Fleenor, releases her new single "Good Ol' Girls" today. Rolling Stone Country exclusively premiered a first listen to the track, remarking, "Mining a vein of classic country that wouldn’t feel out of step with George Strait or Patty Loveless, 'Good Ol’ Girls' is propelled by Fleenor’s sizzling, melodic fiddle work and a lively Cajun bounce."