Tagged: Loretta Lynn

Loretta Lynn is Still Woman Enough to be the Queen of Country Music. Photo by Russ Harrington.

Loretta Lynn is still woman enough to release new album in March 2021

Legacy Recordings, a division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Still Woman Enough, Loretta Lynn’s new studio album on Friday, March 19, 2021.  The American music icon’s 50th studio album (excluding her 10 studio duet collaborations with Conway Twitty), Still Woman Enough celebrates women in country music. From her homage to the originators,...

Loretta Lynn statue added to Ryman Auditorium

Ryman Auditorium unveiled the latest addition to its Icon Walk this morning with a statue honoring American music icon Loretta Lynn. The detailed bronze likeness was added to the permanent outdoor exhibition on the historic venue’s grounds ensuring the profound musical innovator and country music trailblazer will forever remain part of the Soul of...

Garrick 'Puddin' Howell with Greg Austin. Photo by Warren Cobb.

Maintaining sobriety in the music industry

As you step foot into any honky tonk, you are bound to hear Merle Haggard’s voice in the distance singing, “Tonight the Bottle Let Me Down.”  For some, this would become a dark reminder of trying to maintain their sobriety in the music business. For years, it seems like Hollywood...

A look back at 2019 with Kentucky Country Music

As we close out the year of 2019, we wanted to look back at some memorable moments when it comes to Kentucky Country Music website, as well as the performers.  Here are some of highlights that immediately come to mind. Visiting Hurricane Mills In February, I was honored to be...

Loretta Lynn with Kid Rock at the NSAI Songwriter Awards on September 17, 2019. Kid Rock presented Loretta wiht the Kris Kristofferson Lifetime Achievement Award. Credit: Jason Kempin / Getty Images for NSAI

Kentucky natives Loretta Lynn and Josh Osborne awarded for songwriting

Tuesday night at the Ryman Auditorium, Loretta Lynn was awarded the Kris Kristofferson Lifetime Achievement Award from the Nashville Songwriter Association International (NSAI). Additional honorees will include the 2019 “Song of the Year,” “Songwriter of the Year,” “Songwriter-Artist of the Year” and NSAI’s coveted “10 Songs I Wish I’d Written,”...

Loretta Lynn All-Star Birthday Celebration Concert Lineup

Loretta Lynn to be honored with birthday concert celebration

Kentucky country music icon, Loretta Lynn, will celebrate her birthday this April with a once-in-a-lifetime music event.  On the heels of one of the most deeply personal albums of her career, Wouldn’t It Be Great (Legacy Recordings/Sony Music Entertainment), the 2019 GRAMMY nominee celebrates this year’s birthday being honored by her friends. Alan Jackson, Brandy...

Dierks Bentley and Sheryl Crow honor Loretta Lynn as they perform "Louisiana Woman, Mississippi Man" at 2018's CMT Artists of the Year gala. (Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Loretta Lynn honored with CMT Artist of the Year show

CMT honored country music’s leading women during their CMT Artists of the Year on Wednesday night. Those that were honored included Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Kelsea Ballerini, Maren Morris, Karen Fairchild, Kimberly Schlapman, and Hillary Scott. Performances included Kentuckian Angaleena Presley performing with Ashley Monroe and Miranda Lambert on “Sugar...