Each year as we grow older, it seems like we have a hard time with finding that perfect gift for loved ones, coworkers, and friends. Hopefully with our 2016 Holiday Gift Guide, you will be able to find the perfect gift. We strive to seek out locally made products from here in Kentucky, with a couple of exceptions. Please feel free
Carrie Underwood asks Crystal Gayle to become member of the Grand Ole Opry. Photo by Chris Hollo for The Grand Ole Opry Grammy-winning songstress Crystal Gayle was surprised during her Grand Ole Opry performance last evening by Opry member Carrie Underwood with an invitation to become an official Opry member. Gayle will be formally inducted into the Opry on Jan. 21, 2017 by her
Music fans can get out the vote for their favorite local music industry officials with the third annual Lexington Music Awards. Nominations are being accepted until Monday, November 14th, 2016. To vote, go to www.lexingtonmusicawards.com and write in your nominee for each category. Over 30 categories are seeking nominees, from favorite musician, songwriter, to music store and music educator.
Chris Stapleton at CMA Awards. Photo by Erika Goldring/FilmMagic If you noticed carefully throughout the night, several Kentucky country music stars were featured on the CMA Award 50th anniversary broadcast. Here are a few of those highlights: Keith Whitley Remembered Twice During Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood’s melody of hits, they performed Keith Whitley’s “Don’t Close Your Eyes.” Then
Chris Stapleton ASCAP, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, presented acclaimed country singer, songwriter and performer Chris Stapleton with the ASCAP Vanguard Award at the 54th annual ASCAP Country Music Awards. The awards celebration, which honors the songwriters and publishers of ASCAP’s most performed country songs of 2015, took place at the historic Ryman Auditorium in downtown Nashville
Ricky Skaggs (via Facebook) ASCAP, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, presented acclaimed bluegrass and country music songwriter-artist and Grand Ole Opry member Ricky Skaggs with its prestigious Founders Award at the 54th annual ASCAP Country Music Awards. The exclusive, invitation-only gala, which celebrated the songwriters and publishers of ASCAP’s most performed country songs of 2016, took place