We announced last week that Charlie Daniels annual event, Volunteer Jam XX, will be coming in 2018 on March 7. According to theboot.com the benefit is for the Journey Home Project, a military veteran’s organization founded by Daniels. I will also be a tribute to Charlie Daniels and his efforts for Volunteer Jam which has become known worldwide.
Dierks Bentley is set to receive quite an honor during the 2018 Country Radio Seminar. He will be honored with the CRS 2018 Artist Humanitarian Award. The award is for his charitable work and is from the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. It’s given to a country music artist who 'exhibited exceptional humanitarian efforts during their career.' According to tasteofcountry.com past recipients of
Lady Gaga is writing new music for a major motion picture in which she will play a country singer. It’s a remake of ‘Star Is Born’ costarring Bradley Cooper. The original film was in 1976 starring Kris Kristofferson and Barbara Streisand. USA Today recently shared a first look at the filming of the movie, set for a September 2018 release.
Charlie Daniels is putting his writing talents to a different use: Later this year, he’ll release a memoir, Never Look at the Empty Seats. Due out on Oct. 24, Never Look at the Empty Seats chronicles Daniels’ childhood in post-depression North Carolina, his early days onstage with the Jaguars in the late 1950s and the Grammy Awards-earning career that country music fans know Daniels for today. In
Beyonce’ performance at the 2016 CMA Awards did not sit well with Travis Tritt, and the country singer shared his feelings about the decision on Twitter in the days following the awards show. Tritt said ‘As I see it, country music has appealed to millions for many years. We can stand on our own and don’t need pop artists on our awards shows.’
All three singles from Dustin Lynch‘s sophomore album, Where It’s At — including his most recent, 'Mind Reader' — landed at the top of the charts. Now, with the debut single from Lynch’s upcoming third studio album, 'Seein’ Red,' climbing up the charts, the singer is hoping that his winning streak will continue.
In Glendale, Ariz., you’ll be able to drive down Marty Robbins Boulevard. The late country singer’s hometown will rename a downtown stretch of street in honor of the Country Music Hall of Famer.
Ronnie Dunn will release his new album Tattooed Heart this fall. His Big Machine Label Group debut boasts 12 tracks, including a cover of an Ariana Grande song which the album gets its title from. Eleven of the songs on Tattooed Heart were recorded in Nashville and produced by Rascal Flatts’ Jay Demarcus. Reba McEntire is also featured on a song called ‘Still Feels Like Mexico.’