Country Music

Country star Charlie Daniels, singer of 'Devil Went Down to Georgia,' dies at 83

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 - 03:53 GMT

Country music band leader Charlie Daniels, singer and fiddler player on the Grammy-winning hit "The Devil Went Down to Georgia," died on Monday at age 83 at a hospital in Tennessee, his publicist said.

Country music's Lady Antebellum changes name because of slavery association

Fri, 12 Jun 2020 - 08:34 GMT

Country music group Lady Antebellum on Thursday changed its name to Lady A, saying it regretted its blindspot over the name’s association with a time of slavery in the United States.

'Something has changed': US Country star in Vegas shooting

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 - 10:05 GMT

Country star Jason Aldean, who was performing in Las Vegas when a gunman opened fire on the crowd at his open air concert

Birthday of 'Singing Cowboy' Gene Autry

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 - 07:42 GMT

September 29 marks the birthday of singer Gene Autry, famous for being “America’s favorite singing cowboy.”

Toned down and tuned in, Miley Cyrus turns country balladeer

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 - 08:09 GMT

She transitioned from wholesome TV kid to pansexual media sensation -- and now Miley Cyrus is reinventing herself again.

Country legends Don Williams, Troy Gentry pass away

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 - 05:11 GMT

The world lost two country music legends Don Williams and Troy Gentry on September 8.

Kenny Rogers turns 79

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 - 02:44 GMT

Celebrating American country musician Kenny Rogers’s birthday on Monday.