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FROM EW: The 10 Best Country Albums of 2015

FROM EW: The 10 Best Country Albums of 2015

Originally posted 12/24/2015 09:45AM

Chris Stapleton took over, Josh Abbott broke our hearts, and Cam made a brilliant introduction

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Melissa Etheridge, Nick Lachey and More Celebs Who've Joined the Marijuana Business

Melissa Etheridge, Nick Lachey and More Celebs Who've Joined the Marijuana Business

Originally posted 11/20/2015 09:40AM

This week, rumors swirled that Rihanna had officially done the least surprising thing Rihanna could ever do: launched her very own line of marijuana products.

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Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson Join Forces for New Duets Album

UpdatePosted 04/16/2015 03:30PM

Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson Join Forces for New Duets Album

Originally posted 04/16/2015 03:00PM

Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson are joining forces again, this time for Django and Jimmie, a country duets album of covers and original music.

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Willie Nelson's Hair Sold for How Much at Auction? | Willie Nelson

Willie Nelson's Braids Sell for $37,000 at Auction

Originally posted 10/09/2014 10:15AM

One Willie Nelson fan is in a hairy situation.

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Johnny Depp Sneaks Onstage to Play Guitar with Willie Nelson (Photo)

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Johnny Depp Sneaks Onstage to Play Guitar with Willie Nelson in Boston

Originally posted 06/19/2014 11:05AM

Johnny Depp has a lot of friends. So when Willie Nelson & Family came to town on Tuesday for a concert with Alison Krauss, Depp made sure to spend some time with his country legend pal – onstage.

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See Charming Photos from 81-Year-Old Willie Nelson's Black Belt Ceremony

See Charming Photos from 81-Year-Old Willie Nelson's Black Belt Ceremony

Originally posted 04/30/2014 10:40AM

Some advice for when Willie Nelson slides off his sneakers personalized with the word "Texas": Don't mess with him.

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Guess Who Inducted Willie Nelson Into the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame

Willie Nelson Inducted into the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame by Matthew McConaughey

Originally posted 04/29/2014 11:45AM

Country music icon Willie Nelson had a lot to celebrate on Saturday night in Austin, Texas, as he became one of the first-ever inductees to the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame.

The ceremony marked the 40th anniversary of the show and brought out recent Oscar winner and hometown favorite Matthew McConaughey, who told the crowd, "There would be no Austin City Limits without Willie Nelson."

"He's been called Saint Willie," McConaughey continued. "There's a statue of him in the middle of downtown Austin on a street called Willie Nelson Boulevard. He's always been larger than life, a living legend. He's an icon, an inspiration to many."

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Kung Fu Willie: The Singer Earns a Fifth-Degree Black Belt in Martial Arts

UpdatePosted 04/26/2014 08:00PM

Willie Nelson Earns Fifth-Degree Black Belt in Gong Kwon Yu Sul

Originally posted 04/24/2014 01:00PM

He's got some kick! While Willie Nelson may seem to some like a kicked-back, mellow jammer, it turns out the country legend knows his way around the martial arts, studying Kung fu since he first arrived in Nashville decades ago.

Nelson, who turns 81 on Tuesday, is set to receive his fifth-degree black belt in the modern Korean martial art of Gong Kwon Yu Sul in a ceremony he will attend on April 28 in Austin, Texas, officiated by Grand Master Sam Um.

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Meet Country Music's New Guard of Entertainers | Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan

Is Luke Bryan the Next Garth Brooks?: Meet Country Music's New Guard of Entertainers

Originally posted 03/26/2014 03:00PM

The Academy of Country Music awards are just a banjo solo away, broadcasting on Sunday, April 6th on CBS.

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