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The Stories Behind 5 of Glen Campbell’s Biggest Hits, Including “Rhinestone Cowboy,” “Gentle On My Mind” & More

The Stories Behind 5 of Glen Campbell’s Biggest Hits, Including “Rhinestone Cowboy,” “Gentle On My Mind” & More

An accomplished guitarist, Glen Campbell was a highly sought-after session player who performed on recordings by the Beach Boys, Frank Sinatra and Merle Haggard before becoming a successful solo artist known for his uncanny ability to pick great songs. Below are the stories behind five of Glen’s most popular songs: “Gentle On My Mind,” “Wichita Lineman,” “Galveston,” “Rhinestone…MORE

Thomas Rhett and Wife Welcome Adopted Child Home

Thomas Rhett and Wife Welcome Adopted Child Home

It’s going to be a busy summer in Thomas Rhett’s household as TR and wife Lauren welcomed their adopted daughter home from Uganda, Africa. TR and Lauren shared the news on social media Friday (5/12), revealing that the little girl’s name is Willa Gray Atkins. The exciting news comes as the expectant couple awaits Willa Gray’s…MORE

Check Out Our Cinco de Mayo Playlist Featuring Some of Our Favorite Odes to Mexico

Check Out Our Cinco de Mayo Playlist Featuring Some of Our Favorite Odes to Mexico

Let the festivities begin on May 5—it’s time to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, a holiday to commemorate the Mexican army’s victory over the French in 1862. In addition to partaking in traditional Mexican food and libations, enjoy the holiday with our Texas Country/Red Dirt playlist that features cinco of our favorite odes to Mexico. “Somewhere…MORE

2017 ACM Awards: Nominees & Winners

2017 ACM Awards: Nominees & Winners

The 52nd ACM Awards, co-hosted by Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley, will broadcast live from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 2, 8-11 p.m. ET on the CBS Television Network. Below is a list of the awards and nominees. We will be updating the post as the winners are announced. Stay tuned! Entertainer of the…MORE

Blogs

JULY 23, 2019

MAREN MORRIS seems to be everywhere these days. That happens when you’re promoting an album.  Well, technically, two albums.  Besides “Girl”, there’s THE HIGHWOMEN debut album, which drops next month. She says the opportunity to be in an all-female supergroup . . . with BRANDI CARLILE, NATALIE HEMBY, and AMANDA SHIRES . . . was…

JULY 22, 2019

Some HUGE records were broken at the box office this weekend. “Avengers: Endgame” finally slipped past “Avatar” to become the highest grossing movie of ALL TIME worldwide. “Endgame” has made $2.79 billion globally.  As for this past weekend, the new “Lion King” movie was a MASSIVE success.  It made $185 million in its first weekend…