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At 16 Hours, Ken Burns’ Country Music Ain’t Nearly Long Enough

There's a moment three episodes into Ken Burns' new eight-episode/16-hour binge-doc Country Music when I had to hit pause. Ernest Tubb, an up-and-coming country crooner…
Stephen Deusner | September 13, 2019 - 12:30 pm


The 10 Best Country Albums Of 2018

A 32-year-old Delaware native who moved to Nashville more than a decade ago, Jimmie Allen hustled to land a record contract, lived in his car…
Stephen Deusner | December 12, 2018 - 12:02 pm

The Week In Pop

Bebe Rexha Is One More Hit Away From Becoming A Household Name

Do you recognize the name Elwood Edwards? What about Jessica Gomes? Jesse Frederick? If you're an American pop culture consumer, you are probably intimately familiar…
Chris DeVille | February 16, 2017 - 3:47 pm

More Loretta Lynn stories

Loretta Lynn Says Country Music Is Dead

A lot of people think country music is dead. Loretta Lynn is one of them.
Chris DeVille | January 31, 2020 - 1:01 pm

Watch The First Trailer For Lifetime’s Patsy Cline And Loretta Lynn Biopic

The touching story behind the real-life friendship of country icons Patsy Cline and Loretta Lynn is revealed in the first trailer for the upcoming Lifetime…
Gil Kaufman / Billboard | July 27, 2019 - 3:34 pm

Watch Kacey Musgraves, Jack White, Pistol Annies, & More Cover Loretta Lynn At Nashville Tribute Concert

A large percentage of country music's biggest names gathered in Nashville last night to honor Loretta Lynn. At Bridgestone Arena, an all-star lineup of performers
Chris DeVille | April 2, 2019 - 9:37 am

Jack White, Kacey Musgraves, Pistol Annies, & More To Play Loretta Lynn Tribute Concert

Country music queen Loretta Lynn has big plans for her 87th birthday this April in the form of an all-star tribute concert featuring Jack White,…
Associated Press | January 14, 2019 - 1:20 pm

Loretta Lynn Hospitalized With “Some Serious Issues”

Country legend Loretta Lynn has reportedly been hospitalized following an unspecified but "serious" health setback.
Bonnie Stiernberg / Billboard | October 20, 2018 - 4:38 pm

Loretta Lynn – “Half A Mind” (Roger Miller Cover)

At the end of August, a tribute album to the late country writer and singer Roger Miller will be released with contributions from some big…
James Rettig | July 26, 2018 - 11:09 am

Jessica Lea Mayfield – “To Heck With Ole Santa Claus” (Loretta Lynn Cover) Video

A few months ago, the Ohio roots-rocker Jessica Lea Mayfield released her new album Sorry Is Gone. And as a contribution to Amazon Music's new…
Tom Breihan | December 20, 2017 - 10:08 am

Loretta Lynn, Recovering From Stroke, Makes Surprise Appearance For Country Music Hall Of Fame Induction

Loretta Lynn made a surprise appearance at the Country Music Hall Of Fame induction ceremony last night, one of her first public appearances since she…
James Rettig | October 23, 2017 - 9:52 am

Loretta Lynn Cancels Tour, Postpones New Album

Loretta Lynn was hospitalized in May after she suffered a stroke. The country music legend entered a rehabilitation facility soon after, and she told fans
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 12, 2017 - 3:38 pm

Loretta Lynn Is Out Of The Hospital And “Doing Great”

A couple weeks ago, country music icon Loretta Lynn was hospitalized after having a stroke, and a new update on her website says that she's…
James Rettig | May 15, 2017 - 5:10 pm

Loretta Lynn Hospitalized After Stroke

Country music legend Loretta Lynn has been hospitalized after having a stroke, her publicist said Friday.
Associated Press | May 5, 2017 - 9:54 pm


The 20 Best Country Albums Of 2016

Like most of America, I spent the evening of 11/8 watching the returns and waiting for my country to redeem itself. Thoroughly unqualified both professionally…
Stephen Deusner | December 16, 2016 - 1:18 pm