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Tanya Tucker Recalls Sifting Through Memorabilia For Exhibit

Posted On November 24, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- Tanya Tucker admits she ran into a few rough spots going through her memorabilia for her museum exhibit. The country star admits it took her a while to recall the significance of certain items.   Tanya says she ended up with more than one dress from Kathy Simpkins. The singer recalls that…

George Strait Reflects On Kenny Chesney’s Participation In Final Show

Posted On November 24, 2014

(Nashville, TN) -- George Strait says it meant a lot to him to perform with Kenny Chesney during his tour finale. The country start explains that he actually contributed a little to Chesney's rise to fame, and it's been great to see the singer's career develop.   Strait says Chesney wanted to join him on…

Brantley Gilbert Wins First American Music Award

Posted On November 24, 2014

(Los Angeles, CA) -- Brantley Gilbert is adding a new honor to his collection. The singer earned his first career American Music Award, getting the nod for Favorite Album - Country with "Just As I Am." In accepting his trophy during the ABC ceremony, Brantley took his cue from other winners.   Luke Bryan was…

Keith Urban, Dolly Parton Nominated For Australia’s Country Music Awards

Posted On November 23, 2014

(Undated) -- Keith Urban is up for honors in his homeland. The Australian-raised star is a two-time nominee heading into the 43rd Country Music Awards of Australia. His hit "Somewhere In My Car" is up for Single and Video Clip of the Year. Urban's competition in both categories includes songs by Kacey Chambers and Luke…

Alan Jackson Recalls Early Career Competition With Travis Tritt

Posted On November 23, 2014

(Undated) -- Alan Jackson admits he "wasn't trying to be a rival" to Travis Tritt. But the singer tells "Country Weekly" they launched their recording careers at the same time, and early on often faced each other for awards and honors. Jackson also admits "a lot of times" he came out on top -- but…