Kentucky Music Hall of Fame announces 2018 class of inductees

Kentucky is rich in history with its musical heritage.  Today, the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame announced its 2018 Class of Inductees.  Comprised of individuals from all across the state, the 2018 class represents a wide variety of talents.  David “Stringbean” Akeman, Dale Ann Bradley, Jason Crabb, Billy Ray Cyrus, Jackie DeShannon, and Bobby Lewis were named the newest members … Read More ›

Kentucky native and distinguished member of Music Row, Norro Wilson, passes away

Legendary songwriter, producer, and singer, Norro Wilson, passed away Thursday at the age of 79. Photo by Jessica Bray, Kentucky Country Music. Kentucky native, Norro Wilson, made a major impact on Music Row and in the Nashville community.  Sadly, he passed away at the age of 79 years old on Thursday, June 8, 2017.  His accomplishments and versatile abilities led … Read More ›

Kentucky Music Hall of Famer announces cancer diagnosis

Eastern Kentucky native, Larry Cordle, recently announced that he has been diagnosed with chronic lymphatic leukemia.  The country music singer-songwriting legend has written hits for Ricky Skaggs, Loretta Lynn, Dierks Bentley, and many more.  One his is best known hit songs was performed by Alan Jackson and George Strait – “Murder on Music Row.”  Overall, his songs have appeared on … Read More ›

Kentucky Music Hall of Fame Inducts 7 into 2011 Class

Melvin Goins of the Goins Brothers, Lorrie Morgan and Jesse Keith Whitley in memory of Keith Whitley, Larnell Harris, John Michael Montgomery, Steve Wariner, and Patty Loveless are the 2011 Class of the KY Music Hall of Fame. By Jessica Bray Kentucky’s finest musicians gathered at the Lexington Center in Lexington, Kentucky on Thursday night for the Kentucky Music Hall … Read More ›