Oklahoma Singer-Songwriter Jake Flint Dies Hours After His Wedding Funeral Services Announced Oklahoma Red Dirt country music artist, Jake Flint, died in his sleep in the early morning hours on Sunday, November 26. Flint had exchanged wedding vows with Brenda Wilson on Saturday. He was 37. No official cause of death has been determined. News of his death quickly went viral on social media and has since been covered by dozens of media outlets around the world. The family has released funeral arrangements and have made a public statement:
“The Last Cowboy” is back for an exciting third season. From Academy Award® nominee and “Yellowstone” co-creator Taylor Sheridan, the high-stakes competition series returns on Friday, November 18th at 10p/8c.
This holiday season just got a little brighter with a heartwarming TV special, Homes for the Holidays, hosted by CMA and ACM award-winning artist Ashley McBryde. The television event stars Cole Hauser, who plays Rip Wheeler in the hit western drama series Yellowstone; multi-platinum, award-winning artist Travis Tritt; music icon, Bret Michaels, Warner Music Nashville artist Ian Munsick; chart-topping country trio Runaway June (Natalie Stovall, Jennifer Wayne, Stevie Woodward), and the multiple Grammy-nominated Robert Randolph. The Tunnel to Towers Foundation invited celebrity friends to give Gold Star and fallen first responder families the ultimate holiday gifts – mortgage-free homes.
CMT & Sandbox Productions to present “COAL MINER’S DAUGHTER: A CELEBRATION OF THE LIFE & MUSIC OF LORETTA LYNN” LIVE from the Grand Ole Opry House on Sunday, October 30th at 7p/6c Commercial-free presentation, hosted by Jenna Bush Hager, to feature performances & special appearances by Barbara Mandrell, Brandi Carlile, Crystal Gayle, Darius Rucker, Emmy Russell & Lukas Nelson, Faith Hill, George Strait, The Highwomen with Brittney Spencer, Keith Urban, Little Big Town, Margo Price, Martina McBride, Tim McGraw, Sheryl Crow, Tanya Tucker, Wynonna & more to be announced.
The battle between Rap and Country music seems to have Americans divided, according to a new survey by WISEVOTER, a bipartisan educational platform.
In a statement released from her team, it is with a heavy heart that we share the news that the legendary coal miner’s daughter, Loretta Lynn, has passed away peacefully the morning of October 4th, 2022 in the comfort of her Hurricane Mills Tennessee home at the accomplished age of 90. The family has asked for privacy during this time, as they grieve. An announcement regarding a memorial will be forthcoming
CMT today announced country superstar Alan Jackson will be honored with the “Artist of a Lifetime” award presented by Ram Trucks at the 2022 “CMT ARTISTS OF THE YEAR,” premiering Friday, October 14th at 9p/8c on CMT. Jackson will join the illustrious ranks of previous “Lifetime” honorees Randy Travis (2021), Reba McEntire (2019), Loretta Lynn (2018), Shania Twain (2016), Kenny Rogers (2015) and Merle Haggard (2014) as he’s celebrated by his peers for a remarkable career spanning more than three decades.
It’s no doubt that TikTok is having a HUGE impact on artist discovery and what drives the country music charts, but it would appear that the impact of the app is doing a whole lot more to drive country music culture on the dance floor. Of course, for an app that thrives on celebrating music and dancing, this shouldn’t surprise anyone, and I for one, am here for it! The vertical video dancing trends are jumping off the screen and right onto dance hall floors as honky tonks all across the nation see an increased interest in boot-scootin in real life.
Country legend John Michael Montgomery is optimistic after suffering injuries in a rollover accident on the road from Tennessee to North Carolina. “Despite some cuts and broken ribs, I am doing well,” the singer said in a statement. Montgomery said he was on his way to a concert in North Carolina at the time of the crash.
Country Music Hall of Fame icon Randy Travis was recently presented six Telly Awards won by his critically-acclaimed documentary, “More Life,” released early this year. “More Life” is directed and produced by Shaun Silva. Warner Music Nashville’s Shane Tarleton and Mike Dupree serve as executive producers along with Tacklebox Films.