CMA Country Christmas, a two-hour music celebration, aired on ABC on Dec. 10 with performances by Reba McEntire, Tony Bennett, Dan + Shay, Brett Eldredge, Amy Grant, Diana Krall, Dustin Lynch, Martina McBride, Old Dominion, Brad Paisley, Michael W. Smith, Lindsey Stirling and The Isaacs.
If you missed the show, you can catch an encore presentation on Dec. 22 at 7 p.m. CT on ABC.
In the meantime, check out Dan + Shay’s performance of “I’ll Be Home for Christmas.”
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It was an all-time great prank.
Can someone make this for us?
If there's one truth in this world, it's that Swift was born to write songs.
They may have crazy schedules to juggle, but this country couple will be spending the holiday together.
Are you ready for it?
Here's something you might not know about Swift: Her song "Sparks Fly" is allegedly about Jake Owen.
FGL and Morris will perform on 'Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve', ringing in 2019 from New Orleans, La.
A star-studded cast of country artists will come together for C’Ya On the Flipside, a benefit concert on Jan. 9 at the Grand Ole Opry House that will support the Troy Gentry Foundation.
After Troy Gentry was killed in a helicopter crash on Sept. 8, 2017, his wife, Angie, helped launch the non-profit foundation that aims to provide financial support to cancer research organizations, military families and music education.
C’Ya On the Flipside will feature performances by Dierks Bentley, Lee Brice, Tracey Lawerence, Colt Ford, Ray Scott, Jimmie Allen, Halfway to Hazard, Chris Janson, Dustin Lynch, Eddie Montgomery, Justin Moore, Craig Morgan, Jon Pardi, Rascal Flatts, Jeffrey Steele and Neil Thrasher. Blake Shelton and Storme Warren will co-host the event. Tickets are on sale now.
The concert will also support the Opry Trust Fund, T. J. Martell Foundation, Make-A-Wish, The Journey Home project and scholarships and instruments for music education in Kentucky schools. Troy, a Kentucky native who was 50 at the time of his death, was one half of the country duo Montgomery Gentry. The duo found success with songs such as “My Town,” “If You Ever Stopped Loving Me,” “Something to Be Proud Of,” “Gone,” and “Back When I Knew It All.”
Troy is survived by his wife, Angie Gentry, and two daughters, Taylor and Kaylee.
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Some songs will dig deep.
Swift is a country queen turned worldwide superstar, and rightly so.
Sonically, Wallace quietly evokes the sounds of the desert with sparse, occasionally Spanish-influenced guitars, while using the lyrics of "Desert Rose" to tackle a truly hot-button political issue: immigration.
The singer is all about giving back.
Swift's songs are some of the biggest hits in the history of country music.
Seeing his song connect with the "hearts of so many" is the most important thing for the singer.
The Grammy Museum is paying homage to some of the most defining moments in Cash's career, as well as the photographer who captured them.
It'll be a party of four for this up-and-coming musician, who already has a young son.
Dec. 13, 2010, was an unforgettable day for the Band Perry
Happy birthday, T. Swift!
There are country hits, and then there are should-have-beens.