Sterling Whitaker is a Nashville-based musician and music journalist. He is the author of two books: 'Unsung Heroes of Rock Guitar' and 'The Grand Delusion: The Unauthorized True Story of Styx.' He has appeared as a guest on VH1, BBC Radio and radio all over North America. Whitaker is also very involved in animal rescue.
See Which Country Singers Have Welcomed Babies in 2017
Country music has seen a population explosion in 2017.
Kelly Clarkson Joining ‘The Voice,’ Not ‘American Idol’
Kelly Clarkson has been confirmed as a coach for the upcoming Season 14 of The Voice.
Frankie Ballard Gets Married!
Frankie Ballard is a married man. The country singer and guitarist posted to social media on Sunday (March 12) to announce that he had married Christina Murphy.
Sam Hunt Sports Ring on Left Hand in New Photo, Prompts Wedding Speculation
Has Sam Hunt already tied the knot with his longtime love, Hannah Lee Fowler? In a new picture posted to his Instagram on Saturday (March 11), the singer-songwriter sports what some fans think could be a wedding ring on his left hand.
Remember When Leonard Nimoy Recorded a Johnny Cash Song?
When Leonard Nimoy passed away on Feb. 27, 2015, he left behind a vast legacy as an actor and director. But the entertainer was significantly lesser-known for a brief stint as a country singer.
Eric Church Strikes a Major Blow Against Ticket Scalpers
Eric Church has always gone out of his way to fight scalpers, but his latest move is the boldest yet. The country superstar has canceled an astounding 25,000 tickets that had been purchased for his upcoming shows after identifying them as being bought by scalpers.
Kelsea Ballerini Announces Christmas Day Engagement
Kelsea Ballerini turned to social media on Christmas Day (Dec. 25) to announce that she has gotten engaged!
Dollywood Evacuated Due to Wildfires in Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Dolly Parton's signature theme park and the surrounding areas have been evacuated due to the wildfires that are currently raging in rural Tennessee. Dollywood, Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge in Tennessee are under mandatory evacuation notice.
Remember When Elvis Presley Bombed on the Grand Ole Opry?
Elvis Presley's influence was enormously important to both rock and country music, but the iconic singer suffered through a humiliation at the Grand Ole Opry early in his career.
2016 CMA Awards Nominees Announced
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Remember When LeAnn Rimes Competed on ‘Star Search’?
LeAnn Rimes shot to overnight stardom in 1996 with the release of 'Blue,' becoming the youngest singer ever to win a Grammy for Best New Artist at age 14. But she actually got her first taste of the national spotlight years before that.
Orlando Shooting Called Deadliest in U.S. History
A horrifying act of violence that took place at a night club in Orlando, Fla. Sunday morning (June 12) is being called the deadliest mass shooting incident in U. S. history.