Tagged: Ricky Skaggs

Kentucky’s Brit Taylor finds her soul through latest release

Once upon a time, a young 6-year old girl stood on stage of the Kentucky Opry with hopes and dreams of pursuing a career in music.  Eastern Kentucky native, Brit Taylor, has lived out that dream and recently released her latest album, “Real Me.”  The dream became bigger than expected...

Clay County native, Ray Pennington, passes away due to house fire

Clay County native, Ray Pennington, passed away at the age of 86 in a house fire just outside of Nashville.  Pennington is best known for writing, “I’m a Ramblin’ Man” that Waylon Jennings took to the top of the charts.  Officials believe that the fire in his Hendersonville, Tennessee, home...

Ricky Skaggs to be featured on Trisha’s Southern Kitchen

On this weekend’s edition of Trisha’s Southern Kitchen (Food Network), show host Trisha Yearwood invites her longtime friends and fellow artists, Ricky Skaggs, and his wife, Sharon White, over for a meal filled with laughter and song. “Trisha is one of the sweetest people I’ve ever known,” says Skaggs. “Getting to spend the afternoon just kicking back,...

Steven Curtis Chapman tops Billboard Bluegrass Albums Chart

Kentucky music native, Steven Curtis Chapman’s new album Deeper Roots: Where The Bluegrass Grows returns to number 1 on the Billboard Bluegrass Albums chart following its chart-topping release week debut. Chapman also reached a new career milestone with Deeper Roots as the 13-track collection also landed at No. 1 on the...

Ricky Skaggs exclaims over his likeness depicted on his newly unveiled Country Music Hall of Fame bronze plaque Photo credit: Terry Wyatt/Getty Images for Country Music Hall Of Fame

Ricky Skaggs inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame

Last night in Nashville, Tennessee, music legend Ricky Skaggs officially became one of the newest members of the Country Music Hall of Fame. At the official Medallion Ceremony held in the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum’s CMA Theatre, Hall of Fame member Garth Brooks, through tear-filled eyes, formally...

Ricky Skaggs with Marty Stuart during IBMA Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame Ceremony. Photo credit: Jeff Fasano

Ricky Skaggs inducted into the IBMA Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame

Last night in Raleigh, N.C. at the 29th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, 15-time GRAMMY® winner Ricky Skaggs was officially inducted into the IBMA Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame. The Kentucky native was inducted by his longtime friend and fellow GRAMMY® winner, Marty Stuart. “He’s a radical revisionist, he’s a...

IBMA Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame announces 2018 Class

This morning, the IBMA Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame Class of 2018 was announced with 3 having Kentucky ties. East Kentucky natives, Ricky Skaggs, Tom T. Hall and his late wife, Dixie Hall, will join Paul Williams into the prestigious Hall of Fame. They will be officially inducted on Thursday,...

Ricky Skaggs - photo courtesy of Ricky Skaggs.

Ricky Skaggs to be inducted into Country Music Hall of Fame

This fall, a bronze plaque depicting 15-time GRAMMY® Award-winning singer and musician Ricky Skaggs will be added to the Rotunda wall at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville. This morning at the famed institution, Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood announced Ricky Skaggs as one of three...