Dolly Parton got a Grammy show all her own when she was named MusiCares’ Person of the Year last Friday in Los Angeles.
As the first country artist to receive the award, Parton was honored for her continued philanthropy and support for a number of causes through the Dollywood Foundation and the Imagination Library, the latter of which has provided more than 100 million books to children in the U.S., Canada, Australia and the U.K.
Last year, Reba hosted the Academy of Country Music Awards, and she must’ve done an excellent job. Because the ACM has asked her back to host again this year. This marks Reba’s 16th time as host, even though she took a few years off — from 2013 to 2017 — when Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton and Dierks Bentley filled her shoes. The first time Reba hosted was way back in the 80s, with Mac Davis and John Schneider.
“The righteous care for the needs of their animals, but the kindest acts of the wicked are cruel.”
That is the Proverbs quote, the motto and the name of the dog rescue group in Nashville where Luke and Caroline Bryan just found Poochie.
On the latest instalment from CMNI we chat about George Straights long career, the Superbowl and Jordan Davis’ trip to school. Lots of great music as per usual from the likes of Jake Owen, Kenny Chesney, Maren Morris and many more
As of last year we started listing our Podcasts on Apple’s iTunes platform. CMNI’s podcasts always been available on the Country Music NI website to stream and download, but the step was also taken in 2018 to make them more accessible, especially when listening on portable devices.
They say you only get one chance at a first impression. Whether or not that adage is actually true is as much your guess as it is mine. Country music over time has been reinvented, so maybe it can be done over. But for Lennon Stella, it was important, that first impression is given to the world by her debut EP Love, me. Continue reading
An emotional Maren shares with us the rollercoaster she’s been on behind the scenes with her brand new single “Girl” which was released last Thursday. Continue reading
DUSTIN LYNCH CLAIMS HIS SIXTH #1 AT US COUNTRY RADIO WITH ‘GOOD GIRL’
His first #1 as a songwriter; Performing at London, Glasgow & Dublin C2C dates this March Continue reading
A night of pure country magic with the wee man from Strabane himself Hugo Duncan.
Uncle Hugo will have your hands clapping and toes tapping to some of your favourite country tunes. With a perfect mix of music, wit and humour Hugo will entertain you with some of his favourites. Continue reading
Self Titled Debut EP To Be Released Jan 25th
Making Grand Ole Opry Debut March 1st Continue reading