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Elaina Smith Wins Gracie Award for “Women Want to Hear Women” Podcast

Elaina Smith Wins Gracie Award for “Women Want to Hear Women” Podcast

The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation announced the winners for the 44th annual Gracie Awards, which recognize exemplary programming in media created by women. Honorees for 2019 include Sandra Oh, Leah Remini, Connie Britton, Rachel Maddow, Robin Roberts and more . . . as well as our very own Elaina Smith, who is being…MORE

Ricky Skaggs, Dottie West & Johnny Gimble Elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame

Ricky Skaggs, Dottie West & Johnny Gimble Elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame

The Country Music Association announced its 2018 Country Music Hall of Fame inductees on March 27: Modern Era: Ricky Skaggs Veteran Era: Dottie West Musician: Johnny Gimble Ricky Skaggs As far as a pioneer, Ricky Skaggs is one of the great innovators and trailblazers of modern country. Ricky led the fight to bring country music…MORE

Social Media Roundup: UMG Nashville’s Biggest Jokesters, Brett Eldredge’s Happy Dance, Shania Twain’s London Concert & More

Social Media Roundup: UMG Nashville’s Biggest Jokesters, Brett Eldredge’s Happy Dance, Shania Twain’s London Concert & More

If you don’t have time to comb through social media all day, here’s what you’ve been missing over the last 24 hours or so in the country music world: UMG Nashville shows its appreciation for jokesters. Morgan Evans wishes his fiancé Kelsea Ballerini a happy birthday. Shania Twain shares some clips from her London concert. Drew Baldridge…MORE

In Honor of Labor Day, We’ve Got the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music

In Honor of Labor Day, We’ve Got the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music

It’s time to clock in—we’ve got the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music. Country music throughout the decades has not only embraced its working class roots, it’s made a point to praise them. Yes, work is tough, as Merle Haggard wrote in “Workin’ Man’s Blues” or as George Strait sang in “Amarillo by Morning.”…MORE

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JUNE 17, 2019

Being in prison didn’t stop BILL COSBY from Tweeting out a Father’s Day message yesterday. He said, “Hey, Hey, Hey . . . It’s America’s Dad . . . I know it’s late, but to all of the Dads . . . It’s an honor to be called a Father, so let’s make today a…

JUNE 14, 2019

Rob Lowe played Deputy White House Communications Director Sam Seaborn on The West Wing for four years between 1999 and 2003 before returning for the final episodes in 2006. When asked about a possible reboot, he envisions a President Seaborn.  Lowe said, “Of course I’m in.  I’m in my suit ready to play Sam Seaborn…