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I CAN ONLY IMAGINE Has Made More Than the Last 5 Academy Award Best Pictures Winners

I CAN ONLY IMAGINE Has Made More Than the Last 5 Academy Award Best Pictures Winners
By Ben Kayser, Managing Editor

Continuing its streak of success, the faith-based movie starring Dennis Quaid I CAN ONLY IMAGINE, about MercyMe lead singer Bart Millard, …

Worship Leader, Singer Share How COVID-19 Has Impacted Church Worship

Worship Leader, Singer Share
How COVID-19 Has Impacted Church Worship
By Maina Mwaura – 5-5-20
Photo courtesy: Priscilla du Preez/
 
The sprawling Dunwoody Baptist Church campus is usually brimming with activity, from their childcare center to the many daytime activities that usually take place on their …

Joe Diffie Dead at 61 From Coronavirus

Joe Diffie, Nineties Country’s ‘Pickup Man,’ Dead at 61 From Coronavirus
By Stephen L. Betts – Rolling Stone Magazine
Singer of hits like “John Deere Green” and “If the Devil Danced (In Empty Pockets)” tested positive for COVID-19 last week.
 
GEORGE, WA – AUGUST …

Hal Ketchum, Country Hitmaker Known for ‘Small Town Saturday Night,’ Dies at 67

Hal Ketchum, Country Hitmaker Known for ‘Small Town Saturday Night,’ Dies at 67
By Chris Willman – 11-25-20
©PBS/Courtesy Everett Collection
Hal Ketchum, a mainstay of the country music chart in the 1990s and a Grand Ole Opry member, died Monday at age 67.
“With great …

KLEIN, WHO HELPED CREATE ‘AMERICAN BANDSTAND,’ DIES

Lew Klein, Who Helped Launch Careers of Dick Clark and Bob Saget, Dies at 91
11:53 AM PDT 6/13/2019 by the Associated Press
Lou Klein, Who Helped Create ‘American Bandstand,’ Dies
 
The ‘American Bandstand’ executive producer served on the board of …

The Talleys Announce Retirement/ Lauren Talley to Continue Solo Career

The Talleys Announce Retirement/Lauren Talley to Continue Solo Career

Arden, NC (November 16, 2020)
After more than 35 years of recording Southern Gospel music hits and taking their ministry to audiences world-wide through acclaimed live performances, The Talleys announced they would be bringing …

Alex Trebek – A ‘Jeopardy!’ Icon

Alex Trebek –  A ‘Jeopardy!’ Icon
Alex Trebek died Sunday, 11/8/20
Alex Trebek began hosting “Jeopardy!” in 1984, sporting a thick mustache and a pale pink pocket square on his first episode. He got the job partly because Lucille Ball, of “I …

Singer/Songwriter Jerry Jeff Walker Dies At 78

Singer/Songwriter Jerry Jeff Walker Dies At 78
By Ken Miller – 10-25-20
The Associated Press
Singer Jerry Jeff Walker is seen at a campaign fundraiser at Willie Nelson’s ranch outside Austin, Texas, in 2005.  AP Photo/Jack Plunkett
Jerry Jeff Walker, a Texas country …

STILL RINGS TRUE: THE ENDURING VOICE OF KEITH WHITLEY

THE ENDURING VOICE OF KEITH WHITLEY

Many of the groundbreaking artists who expanded country music’s audience in the 1990s—including Alison Krauss, Tim McGraw, and Country Music Hall of Fame members Garth Brooks and Alan Jackson—cite soulful singer Keith Whitley as …

Rolling Stones to launch 15-city U.S. tour in May

Rolling Stones to launch 15-city U.S. tour in May

LOS ANGELES — The Rolling Stones are returning to some North American cities where they haven’t played in years.
The band announced Thursday that it will kick off a 15-city leg of its …

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