04:10 PM EDT 01/21/2015
Originally posted 01/08/2015 05:00PM
The country music community gathered in Nashville on Thursday to say goodbye to legendary performer Little Jimmy Dickens, and not surprisingly, the focus was on his size: His huge smile and big laugh. His great heart. His enormous sense of humor. His larger-than-life stage personality.
Originally posted 11/21/2014 03:00PM
While singing on an upcoming figure skating special, Amy Grant says that she had at least one thing in common with the professional skaters: The desire to not mess up!
Originally posted 11/05/2014 01:30PM
Thirteen years after getting a call from Vince Gill that changed her life, Ashley Monroe paid him back, starting off the musical tribute to the man named BMI Icon at the 2014 BMI Country Awards in Nashville Tuesday night.
Originally posted 10/20/2014 12:00PM
Even two weeks after Reba McEntire strolled out onto the Opry House stage during a performance of Little Big Town's smash "Pontoon" and invited the band to join the Grand Ole Opry cast, LBT's Karen Fairchild, Jimi Westbrook, Phillip Sweet and Kimberly Schlapman were still pinching themselves. "We've replayed the video of Reba singing 'motorboatin' a thousand times on the bus!" confessed Fairchild.
Originally posted 08/05/2014 05:15PM
Vince Gill is about to be singing some new songs – lullabies.
Originally posted 06/08/2014 01:30PM
When George Strait says goodbye, he makes quite the party out of it.
Originally posted 06/06/2014 09:00PM
CMA Fest shows no sign of slowing down!
Originally posted 05/07/2014 04:30PM
For their fifth annual We're All for the Hall benefit concert in Nashville on Tuesday, Keith Urban and Vince Gill decided to have a little fun with their fellow artists.
Instead of just having them perform their hits, they asked that each of the country stars singing in the show recount the stories behind their songs. "Fans love to hear the story behind the song, and country music is all about stories," Gill told PEOPLE Country. "I love the theme this year."
However, Carrie Underwood wasn't so sure.
Originally posted 05/07/2010 12:55PM
Taylor Swift reached deep into her pockets to help raise money for Nashville flood victims.
The country star, 20, donated $500,000 to flood relief, calling into a star-studded telethon Thursday on a local NBC affiliate station that raised more than $1.7 million.
"It was the craziest thing that I’ve ever seen,” Swift said on the telethon. "I was at my house in Hendersonville, we were staring out the window, thinking it didn't seem like rain. It just seemed like something in a movie. It was really emotional for me because those are the streets I learned to drive on. People's houses are just ruined. It was so heartbreaking to see that in my town, the place that I call home, and the place that I feel most safe. I just send my love to my friends and neighbors who got hit harder than I did."
Swift wasn't the only star to lend their support (and voice) to the event. Vince Gill hosted the telethon, and Keith Urban, Alison Krauss and Darius Rucker performed, worked the phones and pitched in their own donations, too.
Originally posted 05/19/2009 09:45AM
Amy Grant and Vince Gill are on a mission to help wounded warriors.
The country couple will be hosting a concert at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. on June 8 to help launch Challenge America, a national initiative to support and connect existing programs for disabled veterans.
"It's going to be a very relaxed, comfortable evening," Grant, who will be joined onstage by her husband as well as singers including Melinda Doolittle, Darius Rucker, Michael McDonald, and Alison Krauss, tells PEOPLE.
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