Category Archives: Country Music News

Brand New Man: Ronnie Dunn releases covers of Tom Petty, George Strait

Brand New Man: Ronnie Dunn releases covers of Tom Petty, George Strait

Steven MartineRonnie Dunn is lending his voice to a pair of classic songs. The Brooks & Dunn star released two more songs on Friday off his forthcoming covers album, Re-Dunn, sharing his interpretation of Tom Petty’s iconic “I Won’t Back Down” and one of George Strait’s biggest hits, “The Cowboy Rides Away.” Melodically, the country star largely stays true to Tom’s original,…Read more »

Country star trivia

Country star trivia

Comstock/Thinkstock Six-time CMA Vocal Group of the Year Little Big Town has also taken home the Single of the Year trophy twice, in 2012 and 2015. Can you name the foursome’s winning songs? ANSWER: “Pontoon” and “Girl Crush,” respectively. Copyright © 2019, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.Read more »

Nashville notes

Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockOn Thursday, 1995 CMA Female Vocalist of the Year Alison Krauss was presented the National Medal of the Arts in the East Room of the White House. Watch for Dolly Parton Friday on The View, which starts at 11 a.m. ET on ABC. Seven-time CMA Entertainer of the Year Garth Brooks follows at 1 p.m. ET on Strahan, Sara, & Keke, also…Read more »

Four waffles, to go: Chris Stapleton wins big at the Tunies

Four waffles, to go: Chris Stapleton wins big at the Tunies

Waffle House, Inc./PR NewswireWhen it comes to made-up awards shows, this one may take the cake — or the waffle, that is. Chris Stapleton walked away with four trophies at the Tunie Awards Wednesday night in Duluth, Georgia. If you’re trying to figure out what the Tunies are, well, they’re the honors Waffle House and TouchTunes…Read more »