Garth Brooks to receive NAMM Music for Life Award

Garth Brooks is one of the recipients of the National Association of Music Merchants’ Music for Life Award.  Garth and pop/rock singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge will be honored with the accolade for their “enduring commitment…

Country star trivia

Country music’s “Pick Up Man” would be celebrating his 62nd birthday today. An Oklahoma native, this singer first rose to fame in the ‘90s, and he sadly died last March…

Nashville notes

In case you missed it, Caylee Hammack recently tipped her hat to Dolly Parton with an acoustic fireside performance of “Hard Candy Christmas.” Last week, in an interview with Rolling…