Country girls — and guys — get set to shake it on St. Patrick’s Day.
The Wharf Amphitheater announced Monday that its 2017 C Spire Concert Series will kick off March 17 with one of modern country music’s biggest names, Luke Bryan.. If you are in Pensacola at that time check it out.
is an American country pop singer and occasional actress. She is one of the most successful country artists of all time, having sold more than 40 million albums worldwide. Hill is married to country singer Tim McGraw, with whom she has recorded several duets. Hill has won five Grammy Awards, 15 Academy of Country Music Awards, six American Music Awards and several other awards. Her Soul2Soul II Tour 2006 with McGraw became the highest-grossing country tour of all time. In 2001, she was named one of the “30 Most Powerful Women in America” by Ladies Home Journal. In 2009, Billboard named her as the No. 1 Adult Contemporary artist of the 2000 decade and also as the 39th best artist. From 2007 to 2012, Hill was the voice of NBC Sunday Night Football’s intro song. Continue reading : en.wikipedia.org
is an American country music singer and songwriter. She is best known as a solo artist, and is a member of the Pistol Annies. Lambert has been honored by the Grammy Awards, the Academy of Country Music Awards, and the Country Music Association Awards. Lambert’s debut album Kerosene (2005) was certified Platinum in the United States. All four singles were top 40 hits on Billboard Hot Country Songs. Her second album, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, was released in early 2007. Although the title track failed to make top 40, the next three singles were top 20 hits, with “Gunpowder & Lead” becoming her first top 10 country hit in July 2008. Her third album, Revolution, was released in September 2009. Five singles were released from the album, including two Number One hits: “The House That Built Me”, which spent four weeks at the top; and “Heart Like Mine”. 2011’s Four the Record, included the singles “Baggage Claim”, “Over You”, “Fastest Girl in Town”, “Mama’s Broken Heart”, and “All Kinds of Kinds”. Lambert released her fifth album, which hit top 5 on the Country charts, and won the Grammy Award for Best Country Album. Continue reading : en.wikipedia.org
is an American country music singer, songwriter, record producer, actress and television producer. She began her career in the music industry as a high school student singing in the Kiowa High School band, on local radio shows with her siblings, and at rodeos. While a sophomore in college, she performed the National Anthem at the National Rodeo in Oklahoma City and caught the attention of country artist Red Steagall who brought her to Nashville, Tennessee. She signed a contract with Mercury Records a year later in 1975. She released her first solo album in 1977 and released five additional studio albums under the label until 1983. Continue reading : en.wikipedia.org
is an American country music artist and television personality. She gained fame as a contestant on the fifth season of American Idol, and finished in sixth place. In 2006, she signed to 19 Recordings and BNA Records as a recording artist, releasing her debut album, Small Town Girl, later that year. As of 2014, it has sold over 900,000 copies. She also parted ways with her former record label. In October 2012, she signed with Black River Entertainment. On May 21, 2013, Pickler and her partner Derek Hough were declared the winners of sixteenth season of Dancing with the Stars. Continue reading : en.wikipedia.org
is an American singer, author, and actress. She is known for her ballads about vulnerable young women from a female perspective that have been described by some music critics as “strong” and “confident”. Yearwood is a member of the Grand Ole Opry and was inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame in 2000. Yearwood rose to fame in 1991 with her debut single “She’s in Love with the Boy”, which became her first No. 1 single and was featured on her self-titled debut album. In 1997, Yearwood recorded the song “How Do I Live” for the soundtrack of the movie Con Air. It became her signature song, achieving high positions and sales worldwide, and won her a Grammy Award. She has also recorded successful duets with her husband, country singer Garth Brooks, including “In Another’s Eyes”, which won the couple a Grammy Award. Continue reading : en.wikipedia.org
was an American singer. Part of the early 1960s Nashville sound, Cline successfully “crossed over” to pop music and was one of the most influential, successful and acclaimed vocalists of the 20th century. She died at the age of 30 in a multiple-fatality crash in the private plane of her manager, Randy Hughes. Cline was best known for her rich tone, emotionally expressive and bold contralto voice and her role as a country music industry pioneer. Along with Kitty Wells, she helped pave the way for women as headline performers in the genre. Cline was cited as an inspiration by singers in several styles. Books, movies, documentaries, articles and stage plays document her life and career. Continue reading : en.wikipedia.org
is an American country music singer and songwriter. For her entire career, she has been signed to RCA Nashville. Evans has released seven studio albums with a double-platinum certification from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for shipments of two million copies. She has charted more than 20 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts; while none of the singles from her debut album made Top 40 there, plus four more that reached Top 10. Several of her singles have also crossed over to the Billboard Hot 100, where she has seven Top 40 entries. Evans has also won one award each from Billboard, the Academy of Country Music, Country Music Association, Broadcast Music Incorporated (BMI), and a Dove Award. Continue reading : en.wikipedia.org
is an American singer-songwriter, actress, author, businesswoman, and humanitarian, known primarily for her work in country music. Parton is the most honored female country performer of all time. Achieving 25 RIAA certified gold, platinum, and multi-platinum awards, she has had 25 songs reach No. 1 on the Billboard Country charts, a record for a female artist. She has 41 career top 10 country albums, a record for any artist, and she has 110 career charted singles over the past 40 years. She has garnered eight Grammy Awards, two Academy Award nominations, ten Country Music Association Awards, seven Academy of Country Music Awards, three American Music Awards, and is one of only seven female artists to win the Country Music Association’s Entertainer of the Year Award. Continue reading : en.wikipedia.org
is a Canadian singer and songwriter. Twain has sold over 85 million records, making her the second world’s best-selling artist of all time. She is also the best selling female artist in the history of country music, which garnered her honorific titles including the “Queen of Country Pop”. Twain’s second studio album, 1995’s The Woman in Me, brought her widespread fame. It sold 20 million copies worldwide, spawning hits such as “Any Man of Mine” and earning her a Grammy Award. Continue reading : en.wikipedia.org
is an American country music singer, songwriter and actress. She rose to fame as the winner of the fourth season of American Idol in 2005, and has since become one of the most successful artists in any musical genre. Her achievements led her to be inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in 2008 and into the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame in 2009. She has won numerous music awards, including 7 Grammy Awards, 17 Billboard Music Awards, 12 Academy of Country Music Awards and 9 American Music Awards. Continue reading : en.wikipedia.org
Never has one dress received so much publicity in Country Music than Reba McEntire’s red dress she wore to the 1993 CMA Awards.
“I got more press off that dress than if I’d won Entertainer of the Year,” said Reba.
It’s remarkable that by today’s standards, this dress would hardly receive a second glance on the red carpet. But nonetheless, this iconic red gown now sits in the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Watch the unforgettable duet of “Does He Love You” with Linda Davis that turned heads at the CMAs back in 1993, and a hilarious interview with Ralph Emery where Reba dishes on what it was like to wear that legendary red dress.
Alright Shania Twain haters. Be gone! Yesterday was the greatest day of all time for Shania fans. The Man! I Feel Like a Woman singer is back on tour. In honor of her return, we’re looking at 11 reasons why Shania Twain is still the one.
1. Shania Twain started singing at bars at the age of eight to try to help pay her family’s bills; she often earned 20 dollars between midnight and one in the morning performing for remaining customers after the bar had finished serving.
2. Twain spent some time working in her stepfather’s reforestation business, where she couldn’t wear any makeup, use deodorant, or shampoo. She could only bathe in the lake, and learned how to be rugged. If that ain’t country we don’t know what is!
3. When Twain’s mother and stepfather died in a car accident, she took in her siblings and raised them until they were old enough to live on their own. She supported them by earning money performing at the nearby Deerhurst Resort.
4. The Woman in Me album won the Grammy Award for Best Country Album as well as the Academy of Country Music award for Album of the Year. The album earned Diamond status selling 12 million copies.
5. The Come On Over album charted for 2 years, selling 40 million units, becoming the best selling Country album, and best selling album by any female musician (in any genre) in history! The album also won 4 Grammys.
6. Up! The follow up album was released in 2002 and went to sell over 11 million copies worldwide.
7. She is the only female artist in history to have three consecutive albums certified Diamond by the RIAA.
8. With a career spawning over 2 decades, she has earned 27 BMI Songwriter awards.
9. Twain is ranked as the 10th best-selling artist of the Nielsen SoundScan era.
10. On June 2, 2011, Twain received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
11. After all these years, she’s back on tour… AND WE COULDN’T BE MORE EXCITED!
So there you have it Shania Twain haters. Doesn’t matter what you say, Shania is Still The One!