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Hal Ketchum passes away at age 67

Hal Ketchum passes away at age 67

Hal Ketchum, a 1990s Hank-FM country hitmaker and member of Nashville’s famed Grand Ole Opry, died this week at age 67. Ketchum died from dementia complications, according to a post on his Facebook page this morning. Ketchum’s wife previously detailed his diagnosis in an April 2019 social media post. “With great sadness and grief we announce…

Garth & Trisha Holiday Special

Garth & Trisha Holiday Special

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas for Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood: The couple will celebrate the holidays early with “Garth and Trisha Live! A Holiday Concert Event” December 20th at 7:30pm on CBS. The one-hour television special will feature the singers performing seasonal songs “live by request from their home recording studio”…

Veterans Day is Wednesday, November 11th

Veterans Day is Wednesday, November 11th

Many people confuse Memorial Day and Veterans Day. Memorial Day is a day for remembering and honoring military personnel who died in the service of their country, particularly those who died in battle or as a result of wounds sustained in battle. While those who died are also remembered, Veterans Day is the day set…

Country Music News

Sam Hunt’s “Break Up Was Easy in the 90s” video offers a fresh start

Sam Hunt’s “Break Up Was Easy in the 90s” video offers a fresh start

Steven WorsterSam Hunt chronicles the journey of a man starting life anew in his “Breaking Up Was Easy in the 90s” video.    The clip follows a man named James as he’s released from prison and now re-acclimating to civilian life. Upon returning to his mother’s house, he comes across an old letter received from a past love…

Sam Hunt’s “Breaking Up Was Easy in the 90s” video offers a fresh start

Sam Hunt’s “Breaking Up Was Easy in the 90s” video offers a fresh start

Steven WorsterSam Hunt chronicles the journey of a man starting life anew in his “Breaking Up Was Easy in the 90s” video.    The clip follows a man named James as he’s released from prison and now re-acclimating to civilian life. Upon returning to his mother’s house, he comes across an old letter received from a past love…

Maren Morris, Mickey Guyton & more react to Grammy nominations

Maren Morris, Mickey Guyton & more react to Grammy nominations

ABCMany country stars turned to social media to share their gratitude following Tuesday morning’s announcement of the 2021 Grammy Award nominations. Mickey Guyton made history by becoming the first Black female solo artist to be nominated for a Grammy in a country category, when “Black Like Me” earned a nod for Best Country Solo Performance. “I…

National News

Coronavirus live updates: Global airline body developing COVID-19 ‘Travel Pass’

Coronavirus live updates: Global airline body developing COVID-19 ‘Travel Pass’

narvikk/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR and IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 59.2 million people and killed over 1.3 million worldwide.Here’s how the news is developing Tuesday. All times Eastern: Nov 24, 6:36 pmWhite House testing czar warns of false sense of security with negative COVID…

Coronavirus live updates: US reports over 169,000 new cases

Coronavirus live updates: US reports over 169,000 new cases

narvikk/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR and IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 59.2 million people and killed over 1.3 million worldwide.Here’s how the news is developing Tuesday. All times Eastern: Nov 24, 9:03 amGlobal airline body developing COVID-19 ‘Travel Pass’The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced…

Storm in Central US to bring snow to parts of Midwest

Storm in Central US to bring snow to parts of Midwest

ABC NewsBy DANIEL MANZO, ABC News(NEW YORK) — A large storm system is developing in the central U.S. and it is bringing some snow to parts of the Rocky Mountains and the upper Midwest.Winter Weather Advisories have been issued for parts of both regions, including large parts of Wisconsin, Michigan and Illinois.Roadways in and around…

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