| Sep 6, 2012
Joe South, a versatile singer-songwriter who penned "Games People Play," "Down in the Boondocks" and other pop-rock hits in the 1960s and '70s, has died. He was 72.
South died Wednesday at his home in Buford, Ga., northeast of Atlanta, said Butch Lowery,...
| Jul 17, 2012
Country singer Kitty Wells had been recording, touring and broadcasting without major success for more than a decade when she accepted an offer in 1952 to record one more song before she planned to turn her attention to staying at home and raising a...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 2:04 PM
Kitty Wells, the long-reigning “Queen of Country Music” and the first woman to reach No. 1 on the country chart with her attitude-changing hit “It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels,” died Monday at age 92 of complications...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 3:00 PM
Alan Jackson has his own version of the 1% vs. 99% problem, and he has to contend with it every night he's on tour.
“The problem with me is I've had 60-something singles,” said the lanky country singer and songwriter earlier this week from...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 3:39 PM
Who will walk away the victor on “The X Factor” finale Thursday night? With the competition down to teen prodigy Carly Rose Sonenclar, underdog girl group Fifth Harmony (whose formation happened during the auditions) and country crooner Tate...
| Nov 9, 2012
Frank Peppiatt, the co-creator of "Hee Haw," a landmark variety show mixing country music with "corny" humor that became one of TV's most unlikely and longest-running hits, has died. He was 85.
Peppiatt died Wednesday in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., of...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 10:52 AM
Luke Bryan released his latest studio album over a year ago, but "Tailgates & Tanlines" is still paying considerable dividends: This week "Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye" -- the platinum-selling set's fourth single -- tops Billboard's Country Airplay chart....
| Nov 9, 2011
| 9:35 PM
Nashville’s Country Music Assn. has a well-deserved reputation for déjà vu, having doled out the same awards to the same performers year after year across much of its nearly half century history. But this year the CMA apparently decided it’s...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 9:35 PM
Taylor Swift was named entertainer of the year at the 2011 CMA Awards, and for the first time in years the artist looked genuinely shocked winning the top price. The entertainer trophy is awarded for an artist's ability to pack houses and put on a live...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 20 - 26 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Nov. 20 - 26 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
| Nov 22, 2011
| 9:36 PM
A review of Willie Nelson’s “Remember Me, Vol. 1.” Written by Randy Lewis....