Talent Booker and Manager Tandy Rice Dead at 76

Aug 4, 2015
Tandy Rice, a talent booker and manager instrumental in the careers of Dolly Parton, Tom T. Hall, Jim Ed Brown, comedian Jerry Clower and others, died Monday (Aug. 3) in Nashville of respiratory failure. He was 76. Born Aug. 16, 1938 in the Nashville suburb of Franklin, Tennessee, Tandy C. Rice Jr. graduated from the... Read more »

Reba McEntire, Narvel Blackstock Separate

Aug 3, 2015
Reba McEntire and her husband-manager Narvel Blackstock have separated after a 26-year marriage, the couple announced Monday (Aug. 3). The singer posted the following message on her official website: “In a joint statement, Narvel Blackstock and Reba McEntire have announced that they have been separated for the past few months, after 26 years of marriage.... Read more »

Maddie & Tae Bring Opry Spirit to Chicago

Aug 3, 2015
To celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Grand Ole Opry, Maddie & Tae brought a replica of the venue’s famed six-foot wooden circle to the Chicago White Sox game on Friday night (July 31). But they also brought some pretty vivid memories of their own Opry experiences. The first was a few years ago when... Read more »

Ricky Skaggs, Don Henley Tapped for Americana Lifetime Achievement Awards

Aug 3, 2015
The Americana Music Association will present lifetime achievement awards to Ricky Skaggs, Eagles co-founder Don Henley, Gillian Welch and David Rawlings, Buffy Sainte-Marie and Los Lobos at its 14th annual honors and awards ceremony Sept. 16 at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. All the honorees will perform during the ceremony which will be taped to air on... Read more »

Carrie Underwood: Baby on Board

Aug 3, 2015
Look out. Carrie Underwood is bringing boys on the bus. Of course, it’s her two main men — hubby Mike Fisher and their adorable son Isaiah. Via her Instagram page, the singer recently shared the most “aww”-inducing shot of her boys enjoying life on the road. She added the caption, “My boys, checking out the... Read more »


Winds Up to 60 MPH at Deadly Circus Accident

Aug 4, 2015
About 100 people were in the tent at the time.

Disabled Kids Handcuffed as Punishment: Lawsuit

Aug 4, 2015
A deputy sheriff in Kentucky allegedly violated the rights of two children with disabilities by handcuffing them as a means of punishment, according to a federal lawsuit.

Suspected Cop Killer Surrenders, Says He's 'Not a Coward'

Aug 3, 2015
Police say suspect felt the "walls closing in on him."

Search on for Shooter Outside Big Sean, J. Cole Concert

Aug 4, 2015
Search underway for suspect who shot 2 outside Big Sean, J. Cole concert in New Jersey

American Airlines Will No Longer Transport Big Game Trophies

Aug 4, 2015
American Airlines joins other carriers in banning transport of big game trophies

Bernie Sanders' Problem With Hispanics

Aug 4, 2015
The Vermont senator's recent comments on immigration are giving activists pause.