01:20 PM EDT 03/19/2015
Originally posted 06/04/2014 07:00AM
Like peanut butter and jelly or, say, the Internet and cat videos, country music and major hair just go together.
And while today's crop of Nashville regulars put plenty of time (read: hairspray) into their dos, we'd really like to see these singers return to the genre's roots (pun intended).
Ahead of Wednesday's CMT Music Awards, we're playing stylist for the female video of the year nominees to imagine what they'd look like rocking the styles and, more importantly, hair of yesteryear.
Originally posted 07/16/2012 05:40PM
Kitty Wells, the country singer known as the first female superstar of her genre, has died. She was 92.
The Associated Press reported that she passed away peacefully at home Monday following complications from a stroke.
The "Queen of Country Music" had a decades-long music career that began in the 1930s, and her solo recording career spanned from 1952 to the late '70s. She continued touring until 2000.
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