Tag: Barbara Mandrell

Country Radio Broadcasters Induct Class of 2023

The Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc. held the 2023 Country Radio Hall of Fame dinner and awards ceremony last night, July 10, 2023, at the Virgin Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee. The annual ceremony was an unforgettable event, showcasing the rich history and enduring influence of country radio. The evening was filled …

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Opry To Celebrate Barbara Mandrell’s 50th Anniversary

Barbara Mandrell

Grand Ole Opry will celebrate Country Music Hall of Fame member Barbara Mandrell on her 50th Anniversary as a member of the Opry family with two shows Saturday, July 30, 2022. Opry member Carrie Underwood, who has lauded Mandrell as one of her musical and professional inspirations, is scheduled to …

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It’s Official: Kris Kristofferson Has Retired

Legendary singer/songwriter Kris Kristofferson, who rose to fame through songs like “Sunday Morning Coming Down,” “Me and Bobby McGee” and “For the Good Times” among many others, has called it quits as far as performing goes. The 84-year-old Country Music Hall of Famer’s retirement was formally announced in a press …

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Country Music Hall of Fame Announces 2020 Inductees

The Country Music Association announced the 2020 inductees for the Country Music Hall of Fame – Dean Dillon, Marty Stuart and Hank Williams Jr. Dillon will be inducted in the “Songwriter” category, which is awarded every third year in rotation with the “Recording and/or Touring Musician” and “Non-Performer” categories. Stuart …

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Carrie Underwood, Sam Hunt Help Raise Over $630,000 for Mission Lazarus

Country stars Carrie Underwood and Sam Hunt joined hit songwriters Zach Crowell, Matt Jenkins and Bryan Simpson to help raise over $630,000 for Mission Lazarus at the inaugural “Songs On A Mission” event at The Mansion at Fontanel Thursday night. The star-studded affair was created with the idea of drawing a …

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