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Tammy Wynette Returning To Nashville Stage As A Hologram

The Stand By Your Man singer passed away in 1998, but starting in early 2016, fans can attend a new stage show featuring performances by Wynette. "It's an honour to celebrate America's...

'Countrypolitan' Creator Billy Sherrill Dead At 78

The Nashville, Tennessee-based music man, who developed a sound known as 'Countrypolitan', passed away after a brief illness. Born in Alabama in 1936, Sherrill fronted a blues band as a teenager and...

George Jones' Wife Plans Celebration On Anniversary Of His Death

George Jones' wife Nancy is planning to commemorate the anniversary of the country music icon's death with a public celebration in Tennessee.The singing legend passed away on 26 April, 2013, and exactly a year later,...

George Jones Honoured By The Stars Of Country At Nashville Tribute Concert

The great George Jones was honoured by some of the biggest names in country and western music this week, as the stars came out in force to the George Jones Tribute Concert at Nashville's Bridgestone...

Nashville Pays Its Respects To The Late George Jones With Star-studded Concert

The late, great George Jones was honored this Friday at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena Friday. The night was originally intended to celebrate the country icon’s retirement, but after his death last April, it was held as...

More Than 100 Artists Honour George Jones At Tribute Show

More than 100 artists including Garth Brooks, Dierks Bentley, Kid Rock, Megadeth and Brad Paisley took to the stage in Nashville, Tennessee on Friday night (22Nov13) to honour late country legend George Jones.The date at...

George Jones Monument Unveiled In Nashville

A monument dedicated to late country music icon George Jones has been unveiled in Nashville, Tennessee.The ornate memorial has been erected at Woodlawn Roesch-Patton Memorial Park, the cemetery in which the singer is buried, and...

Jack Clements, Country Music Icon, Dies Of Cancer Aged 82

Jack Clement, a Nashville country music legend, died yesterday (8th August) at the age of 82. He had been suffering from cancer of the liver and died at his home in Nashville, according to reports...

Despite Doctors' Best Efforts, Randy Travis Remains In Critical Condition

Randy Travis’s struggle to recover after a stroke continues, and there are very few encouraging developments to report. The country star is still in a critical condition at a Nashville Tennessee hospital. His doctors report...

Randy Travis Still Hospitalised In "Critical Condition" Due To Heart Problems

US country singer Randy Travis currently lies in a "critical condition" after being admitted to a Dallas hospital on Sunday, according to the Associated Press. 54 year-old Travis is said be being treated for viral...

Country Star Randy Travis In Critical State After Contracting Virus

American country star Randy Travis is in a critical condition in hospital with a heart condition thought to be caused by a virus. The singer-songwriter - who has won several Grammys and Country Music Association...

George Jones Tribute Concert To Take Place In Nashville

George Jones final concert was supposed to be on November 22nd of this year, however with the country star sadly now deceased, having passed away last month, the gig that will take place will in...

George Jones' Final Concert To Be A Tribute

George Jones' planned final show will now be a tribute concert in his memory.The country legend passed away aged 81 on April 26 before he could complete his farewell Grand Tour and his widow, Nancy,...

Brad Paisley Pens Essay Tribute To George Jones

Brad Paisley has penned a lengthy tribute to late country star George Jones for Billboard magazine.The singer/songwriter performed at his old pal's funeral in Nashville, Tennessee on Thursday (02May13) and has posted tweets about his...

Keith Richards Shares Grief Over George Jones' Death

Rocker Keith Richards has spoken out about the death of his friend George Jones, insisting he "cannot express the emptiness" he feels since the country legend passed away last Friday (26Apr13).The Rolling Stones star released...

Country Stars Flock To George Jones' Funeral In Nashville

Singers Charlie Daniels, Vince Gill, Brad Paisley and Kid Rock honoured the memory of country legend George Jones on Thursday (02May13) by gathering to perform at the late star's funeral in Nashville, Tennessee.The doors of...

Country Stars Unite As George Jones Funeral Takes Place At Grand Ole Opry

Country legend George Jones' funeral takes place today. He died on Friday (April 26, 2013), at the age of 81 and a report from CBC news earlier today revealed that the former First Lady Laura...

A Week In News: Tributes Paid To George Jones, Tyler The Creator Finds Controversy, Lily Collins Goes Zombie-hunting

Why Baby Why: The country music world lost a true legend in the shape of George Jones last week. The musician was dubbed No Show George for his unpredictability throughout his touring career though he...

Billy Ray Cyrus Attends George Jones' Private Memorial

Billy Ray Cyrus and Brenda Lee paid their respects to George Jones at a private memorial in Nashville, Tennessee on Wednesday (01May13).The 81-year-old country icon died in hospital on Friday (26Apr13), and his family organised...

Fans Will Say Goodbye To George Jones At Public Funeral

George Jones' funeral will be open to the public.The country music legend died last week (26.04.13) aged 81 following a health scare on April 18 - which he was hospitalised for in Vanderbilt University...

Dierks Bentley Wracked With Guilt Over George Jones' Death

Country star Dierks Bentley was wracked with guilt following George Jones' death as he failed to get in touch with his friend following his recent hospitalisation.The 81-year-old singer passed away on Friday (26Apr13) just days...

George Jones Died Of Hypoxic Respiratory Failure

Country music legend George Jones died of Hypoxic Respiratory Failure (Hrf), according to a new medical report.The Door hitmaker passed away on Friday (26Apr13) at the age of 81 in Nashville, Tennessee. His symptoms...

Fans Invited To Say Goodbye To George Jones At Nashville Funeral

Fans of the late country music star George Jones are invited to say their final goodbyes to the singer at his funeral on May 2 at the Grand Old Opry House in Nashville, Tennessee at...

George Jones' Funeral Open To The Public

Fans of George Jones have been invited to pay their respects to the country icon at his funeral this week (begs29Apr13).The 81-year-old music legend died on Friday (26Apr13) in a Nashville, Tennessee hospital after he...

The Man Behind The Voice: A Tribute To George Jones

This week country music lost one of its greatest voices, George Jones. Jones was one of the most beloved performers in country because of the emotion he imbued in his songs. His voice, which was...

George Jones Dies

George Jones has died age 81.The country music legend suffered a health scare on April 18, when he was hospitalised in Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, for a severe fever and irregular blood...

Country Stars Stop To Remember George Jones

Tributes continue to pour in for country music legend George Jones following his death on Friday (26Apr13).Keith Urban, Faith Hill, Blake Shelton and Sheryl Crow were among the first country stars to offer their thoughts...

The Voice Of Country George Jones Died At Age 81

Country music legend George Jones, who was universally known as the biggest voice in country, died this week at the age of 81. Jones was referred to as The Voice of country and a number...

Rip George Jones: Country Star Whose Antics Put Today's Rock Stars To Shame

George Jones, whose song 'He Stopped Loving Her Today' is often considered one of the greatest country music songs of all time, has died aged 81. The country star died at the Vanderbilt University Medical...

George Jones Dies At 81

Country music legend George Jones died on Friday (26Apr13) at the age of 81.The Door hitmaker was admitted to a hospital in Nashville, Tennessee earlier this month (Apr13) suffering from a fever and irregular blood...

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