Category Archives: Country Music News

Dolly relives 50 years of Opry memories in new exhibit

Dolly relives 50 years of Opry memories in new exhibit

Courtesy of Grand Ole Opry archives/Les LeverettThis fall, Dolly Parton will celebrate half a century as a member of the Grand Ole Opry with two sold-out performances October 12 at the Nashville institution. The Opry will also mark the occasion by unveiling a rare Dolly exhibit on September 3. Dolly Parton: My Opry Memories features 24 iconic items…Read more »

Michael Ray’s ready to take “CMT on Tour” with Jimmie Allen this fall

Michael Ray’s ready to take “CMT on Tour” with Jimmie Allen this fall

ABC/Randy HolmesMichael Ray will headline this fall’s 18th annual CMT on Tour trek, with Jimmie Allen and new duo Walker County opening the dates. The run kicks off October 17 in Greensboro, North Carolina. Michael comments, “I’ve noticed that after the CMT tour, you can see the trajectory of the year ahead, and many of the artists who have participated in the past…Read more »

Why Haven’t I Heard From You: Source tells “Billboard” there’s “no deal in place” for newly announced CMA co-host Reba to return for next year’s ACMs

Why Haven’t I Heard From You: Source tells “Billboard” there’s “no deal in place” for newly announced CMA co-host Reba to return for next year’s ACMs

ABC/Image Group LA Now that we know that Reba McEntire will co-host November’s CMA Awards with Carrie Underwood and Dolly Parton, it raises an interesting question: Could Reba still return to host the competing ACM Awards next spring? “We haven’t confirmed our host yet for 2020,” a representative of the Academy of Country Music tells Billboard, without mentioning Reba specifically. Billboard also…Read more »