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Harry Styles, Prince Of Pop, Takes A Stab At Rock Stardom

Here's a sign of the times for you: The most famous member of the world's leading boy band is trying to become a rock star.
Chris DeVille | May 11, 2017 - 5:12 pm

2016 In Review

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


Various Artists: A Tribute To ’90s Tribute Albums

It's Weird '90s Week on Stereogum. All week long we're looking at the strangest musical moments and trends of the decade. Check out more here.
Stephen Deusner | May 16, 2016 - 3:14 pm

More Willie Nelson stories

Livestream Texas Strong Harvey Benefit Featuring Willie Nelson, Paul Simon, James Taylor, & More

There's already been at least one star-studded benefit to aid those in Texas affected by Hurricane Harvey. And tonight, musicians including Willie Nelson, Paul Simon,…
Peter Helman | September 22, 2017 - 9:21 pm

Willie Nelson Couldn’t Finish Salt Lake City Show Because Of High Altitude

The country-music legend Willie Nelson has been a touring institution for decades, but he is 84 years old, and apparently he isn't quite superhuman. Last…
Tom Breihan | August 14, 2017 - 9:47 am

Willie Nelson To Jeff Sessions: Don’t Knock Pot Till You Try It

In his later years, 84-year-old Willie Nelson has become known as much as a marijuana advocate as a country music legend. So of course he's…
Chris DeVille | May 17, 2017 - 10:40 am

Merriweather Post Pavilion Announces 50th Anniversary Show With Jackson Browne, Willie Nelson, & Father John Misty

Merriweather Post Pavillion -- the famed amphitheater in the DC/Baltimore area -- will celebrate its 50th anniversary this year by hosting a concert on 7/15.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 26, 2017 - 5:34 pm

Stream Willie Nelson God’s Problem Child

Willie Nelson has another album! The country legend will officially release God's Problem Child next week -- his most recent album before this was last…
James Rettig | April 20, 2017 - 11:17 am

Watch Keith Richards, Willie Nelson, & More Perform At Merle Haggard Tribute Concert In Nashville

Last night, on the one-year anniversary of Merle Haggard's death, a ton of artists gathered together at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville for Sing Me
James Rettig | April 7, 2017 - 12:22 pm

Willie Nelson – “He Won’t Ever Be Gone” Video

A year ago today, we lost Merle Haggard, the country music icon. And on his new album God's Problem Child, Willie Nelson -- Haggard's friend,…
Tom Breihan | April 6, 2017 - 1:50 pm

Willie Nelson – “Old Timer” Video

Wizened country legend Willie Nelson is 83, and he continues to record and tour at a frightening clip. Next month, he'll release God's Problem Child,…
Tom Breihan | March 29, 2017 - 9:54 am

Watch Alison Krauss Cover Willie Nelson On Colbert

Willie Nelson first recorded his song "I Never Cared For You" in 1964. And while it wasn't a hit upon arrival, it's become one of…
Tom Breihan | February 21, 2017 - 11:20 am

Wiz Khalifa Smokes Up Conan O’Brien, Willie Nelson Smokes Up Jimmy Fallon

For whatever reason, this is a boom time for famously stoned musicians getting late-night TV hosts to smoke weed on camera. Conan O'Brien had one…
Tom Breihan | October 7, 2016 - 10:31 am


Willie Nelson – “Don’t You Ever Get Tired Of Hurting Me” (Ray Price Cover)

One legend pays tribute to another on Willie Nelson's new album For The Good Times, a collection of country classics made famous by the late…
Chris DeVille | September 8, 2016 - 10:09 am

Metallica, My Morning Jacket, Roger Waters Playing Neil Young’s Bridge School Benefit 30th Anniversary

Neil Young's Bridge School benefit concert is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, returning to the Bay Area's Shoreline Amphitheater 10/22-10/23. For this year's event,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 22, 2016 - 10:53 am
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