Country Music

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Swift & Musgraves Lead CMA Nominees

Taylor Swift and Kacey Musgraves are the top nominees for the Country Music Association Awards, signaling something of a left turn for the usually traditional organization.

09/10/2013

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George Strait Will End Farewell Tour In AT&T Stadium

George Strait will finish off his two-year farewell tour in the biggest house in his home state of Texas — the Dallas Cowboys’ AT&T Stadium.

CBS 11–09/09/2013

Jack Clement attends the 2013 Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees announcement at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on April 10, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (credit: Beth Gwinn/Getty Images)

Music’s “Cowboy” Jack Clement Dead At 82

“Cowboy” Jack Clement, a producer, engineer, songwriter and beloved figure who helped birth rock ‘n’ roll and push country music into modern times, died Thursday at his home. He was 82.

08/09/2013

Brad Paisley at Gexa Energy Pavilion July 27, 2013 - Credit:Geoff Petrulis, CBSDFW.com

Review: Brad Paisley Plays Gexa

Concert goers jammed the Gexa Energy Pavilion in Dallas Saturday night, July 27 for an evening of country music – and Brad Paisley did not disappoint. You would be hard pressed to find an entertainer […]

07/28/2013

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Doctors: Singer Randy Travis Awake After Stroke

Country music star Randy Travis was awake and making progress Monday as he recovers from surgery following a stroke, his doctors said.

CBS 11–07/15/2013

Singer Randy Travis at the 2013 CMT Music awards. (credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Randy Travis In Critical Condition After Stroke

Country music superstar Randy Travis was listed in critical condition at a Plano hospital late Wednesday night after undergoing surgery following a stroke.

CBS 11–07/10/2013

Country singer Randy Travis performs at the funeral service for George Jones at The Grand Ole Opry on May 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee (credit: y Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Nancy Jones)

Randy Travis Stabilized & Showing Signs Of Improvement

After canceling an in-person update on the condition of Randy Travis, the country music star’s public relations team referred members of the media to a hospital website for statements from Travis’ physicians.

CBSDFW.COM–07/10/2013

Country singer Randy Travis performs at the funeral service for George Jones at The Grand Ole Opry on May 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee (credit: y Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Nancy Jones)

No Heart Surgery For Singer Randy Travis, Still In ICU

The public relations team representing country music star Randy Travis says the singer has not undergone heart surgery, but remains hospitalized in critical condition.

CBSDFW.COM–07/09/2013

Mugshot of country singer Randy Travis after his arrest in Grayson County. (credit: Grayson Co. Sheriff's Office)

Randy Travis Sues To Block DWI Video

Country superstar Randy Travis has sued two Texas agencies to block the public release of a police patrol car video of his 2012 DWI arrest in Grayson County.

05/17/2013

Stagecoach California's Country Music Festival 2008 - Day 3

George Jones, Country Superstar, Dies At 81

George Jones, the peerless, hard-living country singer who recorded dozens of hits about good times and regrets, has died at 81.

04/26/2013

Willie Nelson performs during Farm Aid 2009 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on October 4, 2009 in St Louis, Missouri. (credit: Taylor Hill/Getty Images)

Accidental Outlaw Willie Nelson Turning 80

America loves its outlaws, and few are as admired and lionized as Willie Nelson. Now the “Red Headed Stranger” is about to become an octogenarian.

04/26/2013

Country music singer Willie Nelson. (credit: Getty Images)

Willie Nelson To Hold Benefit For Texas Blast Victims

Willie Nelson said Thursday that he will turn an upcoming Texas concert into a benefit for victims of the explosion at a fertilizer plant not far from where he grew up.

04/19/2013

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