Alan Jackson’s son-in-law passes away after accident

Condolences go out to Alan Jackson's daughter; Jackson's son-in-law Ben Selecman was reported as dead after a boating accident in Florida, but according to Jackson's label, the accident was a fall. (via TOC) Selecman was married to the singer's 28-year-old daughter Mattie and was an Assistant District Attorney for Davidson County in Tennessee. Taste of [...]

By |September 13th, 2018|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Superstar Country Artists to perform at benefit at Nashville’s War Memorial Auditorium

On Tuesday, September 25, 2018, current and former Arista Nashville artists will take to the stage of the historic War Memorial Auditorium in support of Mike Owens at the "Music for Mike" benefit concert.  In 2014, Owens, a radio promotion manager with the label throughout the 1990’s, was diagnosed with end-stage renal disease and has been placed on dialysis while he awaits [...]

Alan Jackson was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame

Photo: Alan Jackson's Instagram “It’s such an honor to be included with all these people,” a humble and visibly moved Alan Jackson said as he became a member of the prestigious Songwriters Hall of Fame at the organization’s annual induction gala in New York City Thursday/last night. Already a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Nashville Songwriters Hall of [...]

Alan Jackson set to have a busy summer, including induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame

The Summer of 2018 is shaping up to be “hotter than a hoochie-coochie” for Alan Jackson and his fans! The Country Music Hall of Famer is set to be honored at a series of events…all while continuing to bring the music that earned him those accolades to audiences far-and-wide! Alan will become a member of [...]

The Academy of Country Music announced their ACM Honors recipients

The Academy of Country Music® announced the recipients of the Special Awards for the 53rd ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™.  Honorees will be celebrated during the 12th ANNUAL ACM HONORS™, an evening dedicated to recognizing the special honorees and off-camera category winners from the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards. The Academy of Country Music Special Awards are voted [...]

Alan Jackson to be inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame

Alan Jackson takes his place among music’s most-notable composers and lyricists as it was announced today that he is among the 2018 inductees to the Songwriters Hall of Fame. He’ll formally become a member during this year’s Induction & Awards Gala June 14 in New York City. The Songwriters Hall of Fame is dedicated to [...]

By |February 6th, 2018|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Alan Jackson extends Honky Tonk Highway Tour, brings along Randy Houser, Lauren Alaina, more

Country Music Hall of Famer Alan Jackson has extended his Honky Tonk Highway Tour, and he's sharing the stage with an impressive lineup including Randy Houser, Lauren Alaina, Runaway June and Lee Ann Womack. Jackson will kickstart his 2018 tour next Friday in Lexington, Kentucky, and Saturday in Little Rock, Arkansas. Tickets for those shows and all concerts [...]

Alan Jackson Extends Honky Tonk Highway Tour

With a year of sold-out shows and packed houses behind him, Country Music Hall of Famer Alan Jackson’s Honky Tonk Highway Tour adds more dates and great cities in 2018 with a year-long lineup of shows! The country music icon will hit road again beginning January 19th, as he plays arena concerts, amphitheatre shows, and some [...]

By |November 9th, 2017|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Reba to host ‘CMA Country Christmas’ with performances by Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan and more

Reba McEntire is set to host "CMA Country Christmas," which will include performances from Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, CB30, Dan + Shay, Brett Eldredge, Alan Jackson, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Dustin Lynch, CeCe Winans, Trisha Yearwood and Chris Young. The event will take place Monday, November 27 at 8/7c on the ABC Television Network [...]

The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame induct five iconic songwriters and honor current country music hits

Photos by:  Bev Moser Walt Aldridge, Dewayne Blackwell, Vern Gosdin, Jim McBride and Tim Nichols were officially inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall Fame last night. The five were honored in front of a sold-out industry crowd of more than 1,000 at NaSHOF’s 47thAnniversary Hall of Fame Gala held at the Music City Center.  The event celebrated the musical contributions of the newest [...]