Kentucky Music Hall of Fame members Exile release book on their historic past

The story of one of the most successful bands in Country Music history has been documented with the recent release of the book 50 Years of Exile: The Story of a Band in Transition. Written by Randy Westbrook, an Eastern Kentucky University musicologist, the book details the group’s rise to prominence over the past five decades. Founded in Richmond, Kentucky

Kentucky native Chris Stapleton receives multiple CMA Award nominations

Nominees for the 49th Annual CMA Awards were announced Wednesday morning (Sept. 9) by rock legend Steven Tyler and rising star Kelsea Ballerini in conjunction with ABC’s Good Morning America. Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will return for the eighth consecutive year to host the annual country music event, which will air live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville at

Jared Ashley to honor military veterans with special outdoor hunt and concert

Today, one startling statistic to hear is that every day, 22 American veterans commit suicide. Country music singer and military veteran, Jared Ashley, hopes to change that statistic with his non-profit, Flight Deck Veterans Group, as well as a special charity event in Wilmington, Ohio. Operation Cherrybend: A Hero’s Hunt is a pheasant hunt and concert that honors military veterans.