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.
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
Nominees for the 2016 CMA Awards were announced on Wednesday morning (Aug. 31), and the names on the ballot include some huge stars, as well as a few surprises.
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.
Eric Church Takes on Scalpers Again: ‘You Will Not Win’
Eric Church is well-known for his passionate ongoing battle against ticket scalpers, and the country superstar is once again taking unusual measures to combat scalpers at an upcoming run of shows at Red Rocks.
Joey Feek Dies at 40 Following Cancer Battle
Joey Martin Feek of the country duo Joey + Rory has died. The beloved singer was just 40 years old.
Tyler Farr Pulls Out of Lee Brice Tour Due to Vocal Surgery
Tyler Farr has been forced to cancel his much-anticipated run of shows with Lee Brice. The singer has been placed on total vocal rest after undergoing surgery to remove a polyp on his vocal cords.
Granger Smith to Fire Off New Album ‘Remington’ in March
Granger Smith has announced the details for his hotly-anticipated major label debut album, Remington.