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“Coat Of Many Colors” To Re-Air Christmas Day

Posted On December 18, 2015

If you missed "Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors" you have another chance to see it. NBC will re-air it on Christmas Day at 9 p.m. ET.  The movie is based on events from Parton's childhood in the mountains of East Tennessee. The premiere earlier this month had 13-million viewers, making it the most-watched television…

Keith Urban Buries His Father

Posted On December 18, 2015

Keith Urban says he's "deeply grateful" that his father isn't suffering anymore. He spoke to mourners outside of Robert Urban's funeral yesterday in Queensland. The "Daily Telegraph" reports, Keith told them, "I loved him so much and did not want him to suffer like he was toward the end.  He now has given me all…

Merle Haggard: “I Guess I Was Nearly Dead”

Posted On December 18, 2015

Just weeks after he was hospitalized for pneumonia, Merle Haggard is revealing just how serious his illness was. On Wednesday, Haggard called in to Dallas Wayne's radio show on the SiriusXM channel Willie's Roadhouse. He said, "I guess I was nearly dead.  I had double pneumonia." Haggard says his friend Jackie Autry, the widow of…

Performers Added To ACM Party For A Cause Festival

Posted On December 17, 2015

The list of performers for the fourth annual ACM Party for a Cause Festival continues to grow. Carrie Underwood, Dierks Bentley and Kenny Chesney will headline the three-day event.  Other performers include Frankie Ballard, Sam Hunt, Chris Stapleton, Chris Young, Lee Brice, Maddie & Tae, Dustin Lynch and more. Ticket proceeds benefit the Academy ofCountry…

Country Songs Included On “The New York Times” List

Posted On December 17, 2015

Four country songs are included on a list compiled by "The New York Times" of the best songs of 2015. They are Jana Kramer's "I Got the Boy," Chris Janson's "Buy Me a Boat," Chris Stapleton's cover of "Tennessee Whiskey" and Ashley Monroe's "The Blade."