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By Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press
Louisiana-native Lainey Wilson is having a breakout year as she tops the Country Music Association nominations in her first year as a nominee, earning nods in six categories.
Bluegrass guitar picker Molly Tuttle is at the top of her profession. Named the International Bluegrass Music Association’s Guitar Player of the Year, she was drawn to this traditional American art form from the cradle. But the story of how…
By Tom Casciato
The Judds were to be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame on Sunday and they had just announced an arena tour to begin in the fall, their first tour together in over a decade.
The Grand Ole Opry, country music's most historic and storied stage, is getting heavy criticism for an appearance by troubled country star Morgan Wallen. Wallen's surprise performance has given many the impression that the institution has given the star its…
By Jeffrey Brown, Alison Thoet, Anne Azzi Davenport
Brandi Carlile received five Grammy nominations this year, including record and song of the year. The star of American roots and country music is expected to win big at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards. But not so long ago, things…
British-born singer Yola fully embraces a multi-genre style on “Stand For Myself." Her new album addresses that journey through inequalities and tokenism as she spreads her musical branches wide with classic pop and ‘70s era R&B and soul.
By Amna Nawaz, Gretchen Frazee
This weekend, Mickey Guyton will become the first Black woman to co-host the Academy of Country Music Awards. She was the only Black woman to be nominated for an award this year. But as Amna Nawaz reports, a number of…
By Gretchen Frazee
The PBS NewsHour spoke with seven Black women within country music on how they're making their voices heard in the industry.
Billboard reports streaming for the record setting album has held steady, even as he was dropped from radio and streaming sites like Spotify and Apple downgraded or removed his songs from their curated playlists.
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