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What Is the Music Modernization Act, and Why Should Country Fans Care About It?
Country music fans who were on social media this summer likely saw songwriters, musicians and politicians tweeting about something called the Music Modernization Act, or the MMA. They were advocating for its passage ... but what the heck is it?
Going Greek: Country Stars Who Pledged Fraternities and Sororities
Did you know these country stars are former fraternity and sorority members?
Top 10 Country Artists of the 1970s
From traditional-leaning artists to boundary-pushing outlaws to the daring women who spoke up about real issues, the 10 country artists below helped define country music in the '70s.
Top 10 Country Songs of the 1960s
What's your No. 1 pick?
Top 5 Jamey Johnson Songs
Do you agree?
Everything We Know About Florida Georgia Line’s Upcoming Fourth Album
It's coming in early 2019!
Country Artists With Stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame [PICTURES]
The Hollywood Walk of Fame features everyone from actors to radio personalities, and there are plenty of Nashville names enshrined there.
10 Country Stars Whose Debut Singles Hit No. 1 [PICTURES]
These 10 country artists found success immediately.
8 of Country Music’s Best Concert Traditions
There's nothing like a concert: the spectacle of live music, the experience of seeing songs you love brought to life ... and the possibility of the unexpected.