Dailey & Vincent Rule IBMA Nominations

Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, Blue Highway, Dan Tyminski Band Grab Six Nominations Each

Krauss, Loveless Among Down From The Mountain Headliners

Ralph Stanley, Emmylou Harris, Norman Blake also on bill.

New Crop Of Country Music Books Due

Titles spotlight Hank Williams, Merle Haggard, Kinky Friedman.

Garth Brooks Plays New Single for 'Wrapped' Audience

'Wrapped Up in You' makes radio premiere, singer signs on with AOL, Dr. Pepper.

Bluegrass Conventioneers Mull O Brother Benefits

Long-term impact of soundtrack and spin-off Down From the Mountain project discussed.

'O Brother' Soundtrack Is Talk Of Bluegrass Convention

Activities culminate in awards show Thursday.

Reworked Brooks Album Leads Country Holiday Releases

Lee Greenwood, Michael McDonald also issuing Christmas discs.

Patty Loveless, O Brother Producer Cancel IBMA Appearances

Bluegrass convention, awards show to proceed.

Vince Gill, Amy Grant Plan Christmas Tour

Husband and wife's first tour together.

Tammy Wynette Immortalized On Nashville Stage

'Stand By Your Man' stands on its music, one-liners.

Martina McBride Leads Vigil For Victims Of Terrorism

Phil Vassar, Kenny Chesney, Jo Dee Messina also on hand at Nashville gathering.

Nashville's Magic Wand Touches Barry Smith

Car dealer becomes George Jones' opening act.

Mandolin Whiz Johnny Staats Survives Label Setback

Acclaimed West Virginia United Parcel Service driver holds on to his day job.

Sony Follows Up Dixie Chicks Suit With Compliments

'We have tremendous respect for all of the Dixie Chicks,' label says.

Fan Fair Opens To Mixed Reviews In New Nashville Venue

Country fans settle into new Adelphia Coliseum home.

Fan Fair 2001 Planners Promise Bigger, More Varied Event

Will redesigned event lure the fans back to a "new entertainment experience"?

Willie Nelson, Lucinda Williams, Mark Knopfler On Board For Webb Pierce Tribute

Singer enlists Willie Nelson, Mark Knopfler, George Jones, Emmylou Harris, others.

Bluegrass Museum Under Construction In Kentucky

Museum set to open next March, another one planned.

Tim McGraw Assault Trial Gets Under Way in New York State

McGraw may take stand this week in unusual misdemeanor trial; Faith Hill a courtroom regular.

Former BlackHawk Guitarist Van Stephenson Dies

Founding member of popular group succumbs to cancer at age 47.