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Ricky Skaggs’ performance becomes a highlight of 2018 CMA Awards

Photo credit: John Russell/CMA At "The 52nd Annual CMA Awards" Wednesday night in Nashville, freshly inducted Country Music Hall of Fame member Ricky Skaggs was honored during a special tribute with the country and bluegrass music legend front and center. At Country Music's Biggest Night™, the eight-time CMA Awards winner was spotlighted with a star-studded medley that Billboard declared as the evening's "best performance." The tribute opened [...]

By |November 17th, 2018|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Ricky Skaggs was officially inducted into the IBMA Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame

In Raleigh, N.C. at the 29th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, 15-time GRAMMY® winner Ricky Skaggs was officially inducted into the IBMA Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame. Skaggs was inducted by his longtime friend and fellow GRAMMY® winner, Marty Stuart. "He's a radical revisionist, he's a traditionalist, he's a keeper of the flame, he's an innovator, he's always keeping his music moving forward, he's invited so many [...]

By |September 29th, 2018|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Ricky Skaggs to be inducted into the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame

During a live broadcast on SiriusXM'sBluegrass Junction, 15-time GRAMMY® winner Ricky Skaggs was formally announced as an inductee for the IBMA Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame Class of 2018. Along with Paul Williams, Tom T.Hall and the late Dixie Hall, Skaggs will be officially inducted on Thursday, September 27 in Raleigh, NC, at the International Bluegrass Music Awards. The awards show will be broadcast live at 7:00 p.m./ET on SiriusXM's Bluegrass Junction (Ch. 62). "I'm very honored [...]

Photos: Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Luke Bryan, more entertain fans at CMA Fest

CMA Fest 2018 is now in the books, but it didn't leave fans without supplying them memories of a lifetime. And what better way to relive those memories than by scrolling through photos of the country music-infused festival? Pictured below are artists who performed the nightly Nissan Stadium concerts, including headliners Jason Aldean, Carrie Underwood, Keith [...]

Grand Ole Opry hosts Chris Janson, Carrie Underwood, Darius Rucker, more during CMA Fest

It's officially CMA Music Fest Week, and the Grand Ole Opry kicked the fan fair off in a big way. The Opry stage hosted some of country music's most beloved artists for its Tuesday night show, including Opry members Bill Anderson, Terri Clark, Chris Janson, Darius Rucker, Ricky Skaggs, and Carrie Underwood. Additionally, newcomer Ashley Mcbride [...]

Ricky Skaggs To Be Inducted Into Country Music Hall Of Fame

Coming fall 2018, a bronze plaque depicting 15-time Grammy Award-winning singer and musician Ricky Skaggs will be added to the Rotunda wall at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville, TN. Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood had the honor of announcing Skaggs as one of three inductees for the County Music Hall [...]

Ricky Skaggs is featured on Reverb with an exclusive interview

During an exclusive interview, Reverb recently caught up with 15X GRAMMY® Award-winning Country and Bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs at his Hendersonville, Tennessee recording studio.   Skaggs sat down with the widely-popular music gear website to discuss the late Bill Monroe's unique performance style and the impact the "Father of Bluegrass" left on the genre, as well as Country music. Watch the full [...]

By |January 18th, 2018|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Ricky Skaggs to appear on Huckabee this weekend

Country music and bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs will appear on this weekend's edition of Huckabee on the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN). On the national television show, Skaggs and Governor Mike Huckabee will dine at Café Rakka, a popular Mediterranean restaurant (and one of Skaggs' personal favorites), located in Hendersonville, Tennessee. The 15X GRAMMY® winner will also perform his #1 hit country song, "Heartbroke," with Huckabee backing [...]

By |December 1st, 2017|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Ricky Skaggs rides Santa Train to help provide gifts to children

Photo credit: Ed Rode Hopping aboard the 75th running of the CSX Santa Train, Ricky Skaggs helped hand out more than 15 tons of gifts at the 14 stops along the 110-mile route that trails through Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee on Saturday. He also performed for a crowd in Kingsport. Skaggs joined Santa Claus and volunteers [...]

By |November 29th, 2017|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , |0 Comments

All Aboard! Ricky Skaggs to Helm the 75th Annual Santa Train

Country and bluegrass music legend Ricky Skaggs will be the special guest on the 75th running of the CSX Santa Train on Saturday, November 18. Skaggs was raised in Cordell, Kentucky, making the cause of helping the people of Appalachia something very near and dear to his heart. "So excited to get to do the [...]

By |October 17th, 2017|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , |0 Comments