The amount of musical talent found in Texas is as vast and diverse as the people and landscape that make up the state. Legends such as Buddy Holly, Janis Joplin, Willie Nelson, Stevie Ray Vaughn and Van Cliburn are just a handful of famous musicians who have called Texas their home. DFW’s music scene showcases a range of musical styles — from Pan-Atlantic to distortion pop — including these 2012 breakout acts that are on their way to the top.
Tate Stevens, who was mentored by music exec L.A. Reid on the second season of “The X Factor,” has won the Fox singing competition.
Luke Bryan didn’t want the American Country Awards to end. He cleaned up during the fan-voted show, earning nine awards, including artist and album of the year.
Blake Shelton is entertainer of the year at the Country Music Association Awards.
Country star Kenny Chesney will perform at halftime when the Cowboys host the Redskins on Thanksgiving Day to kick off the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign.
Platinum-selling singer Jerrod Niemann is no stranger to the country music scene. Niemann is back in Fort Worth for a performance at Billy Bob’s Texas on Friday night.
Growing up the son of sharecroppers, Charley Pride developed a love of country music that propelled him into a legendary career as one of its biggest stars. Now, items donated by Pride are headed to the Smithsonian.
Now, items donated by Pride from throughout his life will become part of the Smithsonian’s upcoming National Museum of African American History and Culture, set to open in 2015
Jason Aldean took to his Facebook page Sunday night in the wake of recent cheating scandal reports.
George Strait is getting ready to park his tour bus. The enduring country music superstar announced Wednesday that he will embark on his final tour early next year.
LeAnn Rimes sued two women she claims illegally recorded a phone conversation with her and posted snippets online, one day after she sought professional help for anxiety and stress.
Hank Williams Jr. made it clear which candidate he’ll be voting for in November. The singer took a swing at President Barack Obama while performing for a crowd of 8,500 in Iowa.
Country singer Randy Travis has yet again been hit with an intoxication charge in North Texas, this time threatening to shoot and kill an officer during his arrest.