Country music

Nominees revealed for CRS New Faces of Country Music Show

This year Barrett scored his second No.1 success with a three-week race to the top of Billboard‘s Country Airplay chart with “The Good Ones”. Also among those who scored # 1 on BillboardCountry Airplay’s over the past year were Brown (“Just The Way”, with Parmalee), Moon (“Good Time”), Shane (“My …

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Tens of thousands mourn death of Brazilian country singer

Tens of Thousands Mourn Death of Brazilian Country Singer | Honolulu Star-Advertiser By Associated Press | November 6, 2021 ASSOCIATED PRESS A fan cries after walking past the coffin that contains the remains of Brazilian singer Marilia Mendonca, during a vigil at the Ginasio Arena in Goiania, Brazil on Saturday, …

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‘Hell yes, I will do it’

Growing up in the small town of Leesburg, Georgia, Luke Bryan’s television had between three and five channels, depending on the reception on the antenna. He may have listened to country music obsessively, but the opportunities to see his favorite singers were few and far between. Every fall, he could …

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Bluegrass innovator Sonny Osborne dead at 83

NASHVILLE – Sonny Osborne, the banjo player and singer who, along with his older brother, Bobby, led one of the most innovative and beloved groups in bluegrass music, died Sunday at his home in Hendersonville, Tenn. He was 83 years old. His death, after a series of beatings, was confirmed …

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Roy Harper, beloved country singer, died at 96

Beloved country singer Roy Harper has passed away. Harper died in mid-October at the age of 96, on Tennessee Folklore Society confirmed. In a statement, the organization said: “We are sad to mark the passing of singer and painter Roy Harper”, remembering him as “an admired performer of early country …

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