Kristin M Hall

Lindsay Ell confronts her trauma in new concept album, Heart theory, breaks down seven stages of grief

Country singer Lindsay Ell lived alone with guilt and shame for years, but it took seeing herself in the story of another young girl to realize that she didn’t have to be defined by her trauma. 

14 Aug 2020

'What a legend! RIP Little Richard': Jagger, Dylan, host of stars react to death of rock ’n’ roll pioneer

Reactions to the death of rock ’n’ roll pioneer Little Richard, who died Saturday at 87.

10 May 2020

Little Richard, one of rock ’n’ roll’s founding fathers, dies of bone cancer at age 87

Little Richard, one of the chief architects of rock ’n’ roll, died on Saturday after battling bone cancer. He was 87.

10 May 2020

'The Gambler' Kenny Rogers dies of natural causes at 81, world mourns the music legend

Actor-singer Kenny Rogers, the smooth, Grammy-winning balladeer who spanned jazz, folk, country and pop and embraced his persona as 'The Gambler' on record and on TV died Friday night. He was 81.

21 Mar 2020

Review: Country music's next big star Luke Combs speaks directly to a working-class crowd

Combs has fed his rabid fan base with a deluxe re-release of his debut album and a five-song EP before putting out this sophomore record.

19 Nov 2019

Miranda Lambert is back, fun as ever, with a new album of rock, punk-influenced country hits

Miranda Lambert is back, as bold and fun as she ever was, with a new album of rock and punk-influenced country

02 Nov 2019

How Maya Angelou got Allison Moorer to open up about her tragic legacy for memoir, Blood

Singer-songwriter Allison Moorer has long been hesitant to talk about the deaths of her parents when she was just 14, but it was no secret.

28 Oct 2019

Country Music Hall of Fame inducts Brooks & Dunn, Ray Stevens, Jerry Bradley

The bestselling country duo of all time, Brooks & Dunn, joined the Country Music Hall of Fame alongside comedian and singer Ray Stevens and record executive Jerry Bradley.

21 Oct 2019

Dolly Parton's still working '9 to 5', country star marks 50 years with a performance at Opry

Country superstar Dolly Parton is still working '9 to 5,' and doing what she loves as she celebrated her 50th anniversary as a Grand Ole Opry member.

13 Oct 2019

Grammy nominee 'busbee', songwriter for Keith Urban, Pink, Shakira and others dies at 43

Grammy-nominated songwriter-producer busbee, who co-wrote Maren Morris' hit My Church and crafted songs for Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Pink, Shakira and Florida Georgia Line, has died. He was 43.

01 Oct 2019

'God bless Eddie Money': Rock stars remember Two Tickets to Paradise singer, as he dies at 70

Eddie Money, who left behind a career as a New York police officer to become one of the top-selling rock stars of the 1970s and '80s, has died. He was 70.

14 Sep 2019

Rested and revived, The Black Keys return after 5-year break, new tour starts Sep 19

Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney are more than ready to hit the stage again with their first new record in five years, Let's Rock and a new tour starting Sept 19 in Los Angeles.

09 Sep 2019

Country group Little Big Town set to reveal new album on a historic theatre tour

Country group Little Big Town always wanted to play Carnegie Hall, but it took more than just practice, like the old joke goes, to get them there.

09 Sep 2019

'Rock is not dead!' Sheryl Crow bids goodbye to full-length albums, says she feels liberated

Sheryl Crow has a lifetime of stories of hanging out with rock stars, pop stars, athletes, icons and music royalty, but don't expect her to start revealing any secrets in an autobiography.

03 Sep 2019