12:57 PM EDT 11/21/2014
Originally posted 11/03/2014 02:45PM
Given Martina McBride's electric, all-stops-pulled-out performance at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium Saturday night, you'd think she would have spent the earlier part of her day resting up.
Originally posted 10/27/2014 01:00PM
Martina McBride is known for her vocal dexterity, but when she went to select a Ronnie Milsap song that she could sing to honor the newest member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, she was momentarily stumped.
Originally posted 06/08/2014 01:30PM
When George Strait says goodbye, he makes quite the party out of it.
Originally posted 01/26/2014 02:30PM
Simon Cowell isn't the only one who's singing Kelly Clarkson's praises as a mom.
Originally posted 08/01/2013 04:45PM
Martina McBride has a new namesake.
The couple she serenaded at the Academy of Country Music Awards in a very public wedding ceremony in April 2012 is pregnant, and plan to name their baby after her.
"We're expecting a baby girl!" Christina Davidson Tweeted. "We're naming her Martina."
Originally posted 07/04/2013 10:00AM
Happy Birthday America!
No 4th of July is complete without a BBQ, friends, family and good music! While you're standing over the grill this Independence Day, let us take care of the playlist!
From Brooks and Dunn's Only in America to almost anything in Toby Keith's music catalog – Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue, Made in America – country music really knows how to tip their hats to Old Glory. Jam out to Martina McBride's Independence Day and treat this July 4th like it's the most amazing American Saturday Night.
Originally posted 09/26/2012 02:30PM
King of Country George Strait says he's ready to ride his tour bus into the sunset – but don't count on him hanging up his hat anytime soon.
A living legend in the world of country music with a record 59 No. 1 hits to his name, Strait, 60, told reporters Wednesday at Nashville's Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum that after three decades of performing, he'll take his show on the road for a final time next year with the Cowboy Rides Away Tour.
"This is going to be a very special, emotional tour for me," Strait said in a statement. "Everywhere we're going holds fond memories and I’m looking forward to paying my respects."
Originally posted 04/02/2012 03:30PM
Still in full hair and makeup early Monday – having just shed the dazzling Oleg Cassini gown from David's Bridal she wore Sunday night at the Academy of Country Music Awards – Christina Davidson says she feels no different now that she and Frank Tucci exchanged vows before millions of TV viewers.
It was a perfect happy ending for the New Jersey couple, who were first brought together in the fall of 2009 while grieving the deaths of their spouses.
"To be married again – it's a great feeling," the newlywed, 31, tells PEOPLE. "And we got an awesome wedding video."
Originally posted 04/02/2012 12:05AM
Nashville's biggest names invaded Las Vegas Sunday for the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards.
From on-stage collaborations (Kenny Chesney and Tim McGraw) to A-List couples (McGraw and Faith Hill) to the triumphant winners (Taylor Swift, who took home the top prize for Entertainer of the Year), there was no shortage of memorable moments.
Even U2's Bono couldn't resist beaming in via satellite from Dublin to show love for his friend Dierks Bentley, and introduce his performance of "Home."
Check out our recap of some of the best moments – plus results from PEOPLE's reader polls, below.
Originally posted 04/01/2012 10:50PM
Talk about taking center stage on your wedding day.
Christina Davidson and Frank Tucci, a couple who met under unusual and tragic circumstances, tied the knot Sunday night at the Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas.
As the bride, 31, and groom, 34, enjoyed a very public ceremony on the ACM stage with a single officiant, Martina McBride and Train singer Pat Monahan serenaded them with a duet of "Marry Me."
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