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The Kacey Musgraves Divorce Hour
The singer and songwriter's fourth studio album, "Star-Crossed," is a chronicle of her marriage's collapse, delivered with lightly adventurous production and lighter regret.
Where to Stream Michael K. Williams's Best TV Performances
Starting with his breakout performance in "The Wire," Williams explored provocative intersections of race, crime, sexuality and masculinity. But he also wasn't afraid to poke fun at his image.
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A Composer Shows the Way to Give Classical Music Swing
Interest has been building in the works of Nikolai Kapustin, who wrote in classical styles, with a jazzy spin.
Sturgill Simpson Made a Bluegrass Concept Album For His Grandparents. It Rules
Sturgill Simpson (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images) Sturgill Simpson's career has always been about subverting expectations: he's a so-called savior of country music and punk individualist unconcerned with living up to that unsolicited title.
54 Albums Later, Connie Smith's Defiant Heart Has Plenty to Say
The country artist, 80, is releasing her first secular recording in about a decade. Her husband, Marty Stuart, calls her "the ultimate outlaw" for doing things her way.
Ray Charles, The Judds to join Country Music Hall of Fame
Charles' showed the commercial potential of country music with his iconic recordings in the 1960s.
$14.9M Mansion in Muscle Shoals Is Alabama's Most Expensive Home
A one-of-a-kind lakefront property in Muscle Shoals, AL, is accompanied by a one-of-a-kind price tag.
Ray Charles to be inducted into Country Music Hall of Fame
Ray Charles is set to be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame alongside the rest of the class of 2022.
Dolly Parton and James Patterson Are Working 9 to 5 on a Novel
"Run, Rose, Run" is set for publication in 2022, along with a Parton album whose 12 new songs were inspired by the book.
In February 2020, James Patterson flew to Nashville to visit Dolly Parton.