Country Music


Song Premiere: New Music from Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives

Listen to “A Friend of Mine” off the forthcoming Altitude, and hear from the Country Music Hall of Famer about his first new album in six years

Food & Drink

Miranda Lambert’s Whiskey Cupcakes

“The look of surprise when that whiskey taste hits folks’ tongues? It’s not what people expect. It’s even better,” writes the country artist in her new cookbook

Food & Drink

Miranda Lambert’s Lemon Meringue Pie

The Texas country icon shares a recipe inherited from her Nonny


Twenty-Five Years of Wide Open Spaces

Looking back on the Chicks’ breakout 1998 album and a quarter-century of chasing the highest stakes


Head On Over to “Reba’s Place”

Country superstar Reba McEntire is set to open an intimate music venue in her Oklahoma hometown


Loretta Lynn’s Lasting Legacy

Today’s women of country on why Lynn was a beacon for all

Arts & Culture

Dreamchaser: Why I Loved Naomi Judd

Remembering the country music star from Kentucky, who died at age 76


Paul Cauthen’s Country Swagger

The Texas singer lets it all fly on his new album

15th Anniversary

Brittney Spencer’s New Nashville Sound

The on-fire singer-songwriter is pushing country music to the next verse


Miranda Lambert on Homemade Pickles, Dark Bars, and Good Dogs

Catching up with the country superstar on her just-released seventh album and the things that keep her grounded

Arts & Culture

All Hail Dolly

As Dolly Parton marks the fiftieth anniversary of her Grand Ole Opry induction, Music City gathers to celebrate her immeasurable impact—in music and beyond


Dolly Parton Gets Royal Treatment at Grammys

The icon will be honored as MusiCares Person of the Year and will perform during Sunday’s show


Fifty Years of “Stand By Your Man”

The story behind one of the most misunderstood songs in country music history


Kenny Chesney Talks Hurricane Relief, Jimmy Buffett, and Finding a Home in the Islands

How the entertainer is using his voice—and his star power—as a force for good


Catching Up With Loretta Lynn

With a new album and more than five decades in music, the four-time Grammy winner looks back at her pioneering journey


The Breakout Voice: Chris Stapleton

Chris Stapleton has become country music’s most surprising new star—and has sent a shock wave through Nashville


The Legend and the Renegade

A conversation with an outlaw icon and a modern Nashville rebel


The New Outlaws: Young Guns

A dozen rising acts shaking up the country scene


First Listen: Orthophonic Joy

A modern take on country classics


Gone Country: Darius Rucker

Listen to a track from Darius Rucker’s new album, Charleston, SC 1966