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How (and why!) Gordon Lightfoot wrote The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald on the Steve Earle Show

Legendary Canadian singer/songwriter Gordon Lightfoot joined SiriusXM Outlaw Country host Steve Earle to talk about songwriting The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald from his 1976 album Summertime Dream. The song was written to commemorate the November 10, 1975 sinking of the American Great Lakes freighter the SS Edmund Fitzgerald on Lake … Continued

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How (and why!) Gordon Lightfoot wrote The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald on the Steve Earle Show

Legendary Canadian singer/songwriter Gordon Lightfoot joined SiriusXM Outlaw Country host Steve Earle to talk about songwriting The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald from his 1976 album Summertime Dream. The song was written to commemorate the November 10, 1975 sinking of the American Great Lakes freighter the SS Edmund Fitzgerald on Lake … Continued

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Dierks Bentley at No. 1 on THE HIGHWAY: HOT 45 Countdown (7/19/14)

In this week’s SiriusXM The Highway Hot 45 Countdown, Dierks Bentley rises from number four to claim the number one spot with Drunk On A Plane, as Outshyne’s Moonlight Crush falls to number six. Lady Antebellum maintains the number two position with … Continued

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Dierks Bentley at No. 1 on THE HIGHWAY: HOT 45 Countdown (7/19/14)

In this week’s SiriusXM The Highway Hot 45 Countdown, Dierks Bentley rises from number four to claim the number one spot with Drunk On A Plane, as Outshyne’s Moonlight Crush falls to number six. Lady Antebellum maintains the number two position with … Continued

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Wendover –> Grand Junction: The Highway playlist from Al Skop

“Country music is all about the lyrics,” says Al Skop, lead programmer and DJ for SiriusXM The Highway. “Not only does it have to have a good tempo and beat that makes you wanna open the sunroof and GO, but … Continued

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Wendover –> Grand Junction: The Highway playlist from Al Skop

“Country music is all about the lyrics,” says Al Skop, lead programmer and DJ for SiriusXM The Highway. “Not only does it have to have a good tempo and beat that makes you wanna open the sunroof and GO, but … Continued

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Lubbock –> Austin: Willie’s Roadhouse playlist from Dallas Wayne

What makes Willie Nelson’s On The Road Again the perfect road trip song? Well, according to Willie’s Roadhouse DJ Dallas Wayne, On The Road Again has “forward momentum.” In fact, all of Dallas’ favorite road trip songs have “a certain … Continued

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Lubbock –> Austin: Willie’s Roadhouse playlist from Dallas Wayne

What makes Willie Nelson’s On The Road Again the perfect road trip song? Well, according to Willie’s Roadhouse DJ Dallas Wayne, On The Road Again has “forward momentum.” In fact, all of Dallas’ favorite road trip songs have “a certain … Continued

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Outshyne made a super-sweet video thanking their fans for getting them to No. 1 on The Highway!

South Carolinia country band Outshyne took the number one spot on SiriusXM The Highway: Hot 45 Countdown this week with their single Moonlight Crush. And being the southern gentlemen they are, Outshyne took a minute to film a thank-you video, … Continued

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Outshyne made a super-sweet video thanking their fans for getting them to No. 1 on The Highway!

South Carolinia country band Outshyne took the number one spot on SiriusXM The Highway: Hot 45 Countdown this week with their single Moonlight Crush. And being the southern gentlemen they are, Outshyne took a minute to film a thank-you video, … Continued

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Norah Jones, Catherine Popper & Sasha Dobson of Puss n Boots talk No Fools, No Fun and covering Wilco

Replays Tuesday 7/15 at 8 pm ET and Thursday 7/17 at 11 pm ET on Outlaw Country, Ch. 60 Puss n Boots, aka musicians Norah Jones, Sasha Dobson, and Catherine Popper, stopped by SiriusXM Outlaw Country to discuss the formation of their … Continued

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Norah Jones, Catherine Popper & Sasha Dobson of Puss n Boots talk No Fools, No Fun and covering Wilco

Replays Tuesday 7/15 at 8 pm ET and Thursday 7/17 at 11 pm ET on Outlaw Country, Ch. 60 Puss n Boots, aka musicians Norah Jones, Sasha Dobson, and Catherine Popper, stopped by SiriusXM Outlaw Country to discuss the formation of their … Continued

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Outshyne shining at No. 1 on THE HIGHWAY: HOT 45 Countdown (7/12/14)

In this week’s SiriusXM The Highway Hot 45 Countdown, Outshyne outshines the rest with Moonlight Crush claiming the number one spot, as Dierks Bentley’s Drunk On A Plane falls to number four. Lady Antebellum remains right behind at number two with Bartender, while Eli Young Band’s Dust rises up … Continued

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Outshyne shining at No. 1 on THE HIGHWAY: HOT 45 Countdown (7/12/14)

In this week’s SiriusXM The Highway Hot 45 Countdown, Outshyne outshines the rest with Moonlight Crush claiming the number one spot, as Dierks Bentley’s Drunk On A Plane falls to number four. Lady Antebellum remains right behind at number two with Bartender, while Eli Young Band’s Dust rises up … Continued

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Y2Kountry is now on Ch. 57! Program Director Joey Black talks guest DJs, ’00s country sound + more

Y2Kountry, currently an internet-only channel specializing in country hits from the ’00s, is coming to satellite on channel 57! Starting Thursday 7/17, Y2Kountry fills in a significant gap in programming, according to channel Program Director Joey Black. “Prime Country tried … Continued

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Y2Kountry is now on Ch. 57! Program Director Joey Black talks guest DJs, ’00s country sound + more

Y2Kountry, currently an internet-only channel specializing in country hits from the ’00s, is coming to satellite on channel 57! Starting Thursday 7/17, Y2Kountry fills in a significant gap in programming, according to channel Program Director Joey Black. “Prime Country tried … Continued

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Old Crow Medicine Show talk the origins of Wagon Wheel + Sweet Amarillo and working with Bob Dylan

Not a lot of artists can say they have a working relationship with Bob Dylan, but Old Crow Medicine Show have a different story. In 2004, they famously reworked Dylan’s Wagon Wheel, a song originally outlined by Dylan and later … Continued

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Old Crow Medicine Show talk the origins of Wagon Wheel + Sweet Amarillo and working with Bob Dylan

Not a lot of artists can say they have a working relationship with Bob Dylan, but Old Crow Medicine Show have a different story. In 2004, they famously reworked Dylan’s Wagon Wheel, a song originally outlined by Dylan and later … Continued

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THE HIGHWAY: HOT 45 Countdown (7/05/14)

For the most reason Highway Hot 45 Countdown, click here! In this week’s Hot 45 Countdown, Dierks Bentley takes the top spot with Drunk on a Plane, Lady Antebellum comes in at number two, Outshyne is at number three with … Continued

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THE HIGHWAY: HOT 45 Countdown (7/05/14)

For the most reason Highway Hot 45 Countdown, click here! In this week’s Hot 45 Countdown, Dierks Bentley takes the top spot with Drunk on a Plane, Lady Antebellum comes in at number two, Outshyne is at number three with … Continued

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THE HIGHWAY: HOT 45 Countdown (6/27/14)

In this week’s Hot 45 Countdown, Craig Campbell holds this week’s biggest drops after Keep Them Kisses Comin’ moved back 18 spots. On the other hand, Randy Houser’s Like A Cowboy flies up 12 spots, making it this week’s biggest climb. … Continued

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THE HIGHWAY: HOT 45 Countdown (6/27/14)

In this week’s Hot 45 Countdown, Craig Campbell holds this week’s biggest drops after Keep Them Kisses Comin’ moved back 18 spots. On the other hand, Randy Houser’s Like A Cowboy flies up 12 spots, making it this week’s biggest climb. … Continued

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Watch Leah Turner, Blackjack Billy + Sam Hunt’s exclusive performances at the Highway Finds Stage

At this year’s 2014 CMA Music Festival, SiriusXM The Highway presented the second annual Highway Finds Concert from the Hard Rock Café Nashville. The concert featured live performances on The Highway Finds Stage by artists played on The Highway as part of … Continued

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Watch Leah Turner, Blackjack Billy + Sam Hunt’s exclusive performances at the Highway Finds Stage

At this year’s 2014 CMA Music Festival, SiriusXM The Highway presented the second annual Highway Finds Concert from the Hard Rock Café Nashville. The concert featured live performances on The Highway Finds Stage by artists played on The Highway as part of … Continued

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Watch Ryan Kinder perform Southbound + Kiss Me When I’m Down on The Highway

Southern country crooner Ryan Kinder has a lot to be proud of right now. In addition to playing this year’s CMA Music Fest (and The Highway‘s stage), he was named one of Rolling Stone’s 30 Must-See Acts at CMA Music … Continued

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Watch Ryan Kinder perform Southbound + Kiss Me When I’m Down on The Highway

Southern country crooner Ryan Kinder has a lot to be proud of right now. In addition to playing this year’s CMA Music Fest (and The Highway‘s stage), he was named one of Rolling Stone’s 30 Must-See Acts at CMA Music … Continued

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Watch Martina McBride perform Suspicious Minds and Love’s the Only House

Hot on the heels of her latest album release, Everlasting, prolific country singer Martina McBride stopped by SiriusXM Prime Country to perform a live session consisting of songs from her brand-new album and a few older tracks. Among said tracks … Continued

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Watch Martina McBride perform Suspicious Minds and Love’s the Only House

Hot on the heels of her latest album release, Everlasting, prolific country singer Martina McBride stopped by SiriusXM Prime Country to perform a live session consisting of songs from her brand-new album and a few older tracks. Among said tracks … Continued

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THE HIGHWAY: HOT 45 Countdown (6/23/14)

In this week’s Hot 45 Countdown, jumping back fourteen spots, Love & Theft’s ‘Night That You’ll Never Forget’ holds this week’s biggest drop. Meanwhile, Blake Shelton’s ‘My Eyes’ moves up ten spots with, carrying the biggest climb this week. In the … Continued

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THE HIGHWAY: HOT 45 Countdown (6/23/14)

In this week’s Hot 45 Countdown, jumping back fourteen spots, Love & Theft’s ‘Night That You’ll Never Forget’ holds this week’s biggest drop. Meanwhile, Blake Shelton’s ‘My Eyes’ moves up ten spots with, carrying the biggest climb this week. In the … Continued

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Scotty McCreery covers Garth Brooks, tells harrowing story of robbery

A little bit country, a little bit B&E? Country singer Scotty McCreery joined SiriusXM’s The Highway to perform his own hit Feelin’ It in addition to a cover of Garth Brooks’ Papa Loved Mama for an audience of SiriusXM subscriber super-fans on … Continued

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Scotty McCreery covers Garth Brooks, tells harrowing story of robbery

A little bit country, a little bit B&E? Country singer Scotty McCreery joined SiriusXM’s The Highway to perform his own hit Feelin’ It in addition to a cover of Garth Brooks’ Papa Loved Mama for an audience of SiriusXM subscriber super-fans on … Continued

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Willie Nelson premieres Band of Brothers on Willie’s Roadhouse

Airing Saturday 6/14 at noon ET; Sunday 6/15 at 3 pm ET; Tuesday 6/17 at 6 pm ET; and Thursday 6/19 at 11 pm ET on Willie’s Roadhouse, Ch. 56.  Who could’ve predicted that an artist as prolific as Willie … Continued

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Willie Nelson premieres Band of Brothers on Willie’s Roadhouse

Airing Saturday 6/14 at noon ET; Sunday 6/15 at 3 pm ET; Tuesday 6/17 at 6 pm ET; and Thursday 6/19 at 11 pm ET on Willie’s Roadhouse, Ch. 56.  Who could’ve predicted that an artist as prolific as Willie … Continued

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CMA Week in Nashville: Check out photos from The Highway Finds Stage!

The 2014 CMA Music Festival in Nashville officially began yesterday, and The Highway was there to cover all the action. The second annual Highway Finds Concert from the Hard Rock Café Nashville featured exclusive performances by country music’s rising stars discovered by The Highway. … Continued

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CMA Week in Nashville: Check out photos from The Highway Finds Stage!

The 2014 CMA Music Festival in Nashville officially began yesterday, and The Highway was there to cover all the action. The second annual Highway Finds Concert from the Hard Rock Café Nashville featured exclusive performances by country music’s rising stars discovered by The Highway. … Continued

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Re-experience Redfest ’14 with Mojo Nixon and Jeff Foxworthy

If you missed Redfest, aka Austin’s three-day music, comedy, and reality TV festival, then we completely feel your pain. But not to worry: Blue Collar Radio was there, and they covered everyyything. Blue Collar Radio‘s Mojo Nixon was on hand … Continued

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Re-experience Redfest ’14 with Mojo Nixon and Jeff Foxworthy

If you missed Redfest, aka Austin’s three-day music, comedy, and reality TV festival, then we completely feel your pain. But not to worry: Blue Collar Radio was there, and they covered everyyything. Blue Collar Radio‘s Mojo Nixon was on hand … Continued

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Watch Rodney Crowell & Elizabeth Cook sing Famous Last Words of a Fool in Love

During a recent album release event in Nashville, Rodney Crowell invited Outlaw Country host Elizabeth Cook to perform a lovely rendition of Famous Last Words of a Fool in Love (which can be found on Crowell’s new album, Tarpaper Sky). … Continued

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Watch Rodney Crowell & Elizabeth Cook sing Famous Last Words of a Fool in Love

During a recent album release event in Nashville, Rodney Crowell invited Outlaw Country host Elizabeth Cook to perform a lovely rendition of Famous Last Words of a Fool in Love (which can be found on Crowell’s new album, Tarpaper Sky). … Continued

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Watch Elizabeth Cook cover the Velvet Underground’s Pale Blue Eyes on Letterman

Outlaw Country favorite Elizabeth Cook took the stage last night on Late Show with David Letterman, where she performed a beautiful rendition of the Velvet Underground’s Pale Blue Eyes (which, FYI, came requested by Dave himself). “This is a lovely … Continued

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Watch Elizabeth Cook cover the Velvet Underground’s Pale Blue Eyes on Letterman

Outlaw Country favorite Elizabeth Cook took the stage last night on Late Show with David Letterman, where she performed a beautiful rendition of the Velvet Underground’s Pale Blue Eyes (which, FYI, came requested by Dave himself). “This is a lovely … Continued

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SiriusXM’s The Highway brings you CMA Week in Nashville!

Airing Wednesday 6/4 at 4 pm ET through Monday 6/9 at midnight ET The 2014 CMA Music Festival is upon us, and The Highway brings you the action from Music City all week long! From Wednesday 6/4 through Monday 6/9, … Continued

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SiriusXM’s The Highway brings you CMA Week in Nashville!

Airing Wednesday 6/4 at 4 pm ET through Monday 6/9 at midnight ET The 2014 CMA Music Festival is upon us, and The Highway brings you the action from Music City all week long! From Wednesday 6/4 through Monday 6/9, … Continued

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Dolly Parton reveals the background behind her new album title, Blue Smoke

Replaying Saturday 5/31 at 12 pm and 9 pm ET, Sunday 6/1 at 9 am and 3 pm ET, Tuesday 6/3 at 6 pm ET, and Thursday, 6/5 at 11 pm ET on Prime Country, Ch 58 If Dolly Parton’s … Continued

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Dolly Parton reveals the background behind her new album title, Blue Smoke

Replaying Saturday 5/31 at 12 pm and 9 pm ET, Sunday 6/1 at 9 am and 3 pm ET, Tuesday 6/3 at 6 pm ET, and Thursday, 6/5 at 11 pm ET on Prime Country, Ch 58 If Dolly Parton’s … Continued

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Brad Paisley talks performing for American troops + his Air Force One selfie

While you were barbecuing hot dogs and hamburgers this Memorial Day weekend, country superstar Brad Paisley made a surprise visit to Afghanistan, where he played for roughly 3,000 troops at the Bagram Airfield. And even cooler? He made the visit … Continued

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Brad Paisley talks performing for American troops + his Air Force One selfie

While you were barbecuing hot dogs and hamburgers this Memorial Day weekend, country superstar Brad Paisley made a surprise visit to Afghanistan, where he played for roughly 3,000 troops at the Bagram Airfield. And even cooler? He made the visit … Continued

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Jake Owen goes Beachin’ in THE HIGHWAY: HOT 45 Countdown (5/24/14)

In this week’s Hot 45 Countdown, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill’s collaboration Meanwhile Back at Mama’s jumps 17 spots up to 20 after debuting at 37 last week. In the top three, Parmalee’s Close Your Eyes drops down to the … Continued

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Jake Owen goes Beachin’ in THE HIGHWAY: HOT 45 Countdown (5/24/14)

In this week’s Hot 45 Countdown, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill’s collaboration Meanwhile Back at Mama’s jumps 17 spots up to 20 after debuting at 37 last week. In the top three, Parmalee’s Close Your Eyes drops down to the … Continued

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Sounds of Summer: All the music you’ll ever need for Memorial Day Weekend

Happy Memorial Day Weekend! What’chu got planned for Saturday, Sunday, and Monday? Maybe a little early beach trip? (Careful, the water’s gonna be COLD.) Maybe a BBQ? Maybe a day on the couch clutching your iPad while everyone else is off to the … Continued

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Sounds of Summer: All the music you’ll ever need for Memorial Day Weekend

Happy Memorial Day Weekend! What’chu got planned for Saturday, Sunday, and Monday? Maybe a little early beach trip? (Careful, the water’s gonna be COLD.) Maybe a BBQ? Maybe a day on the couch clutching your iPad while everyone else is off to the … Continued

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THE HIGHWAY: HOT 45 Countdown (5/17/14)

In this week’s Hot 45 Countdown, country superstars Tim McGraw and Faith Hill’s collaboration Meanwhile back at Mama’s debuts at number 36, while at the top of the chart Eli Young Band’s Dust jumps from ninth place to third followed … Continued

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THE HIGHWAY: HOT 45 Countdown (5/17/14)

In this week’s Hot 45 Countdown, country superstars Tim McGraw and Faith Hill’s collaboration Meanwhile back at Mama’s debuts at number 36, while at the top of the chart Eli Young Band’s Dust jumps from ninth place to third followed … Continued

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Dolly Parton is most comfortable looking like ‘the town tramp’ but is ‘totally real where it counts’

Country legend Dolly Parton has many stories — too many for one hour of radio. But during her visit to SiriusXM for a Town Hall, Dolly managed to cram as many charming anecdotes as possible into her chat with Kathie Lee … Continued

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Dolly Parton is most comfortable looking like ‘the town tramp’ but is ‘totally real where it counts’

Country legend Dolly Parton has many stories — too many for one hour of radio. But during her visit to SiriusXM for a Town Hall, Dolly managed to cram as many charming anecdotes as possible into her chat with Kathie Lee … Continued

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Dolly Parton Town Hall: 5 reasons to listen

We realize it’s cliché, but we have to say it anyway: HELL-OOOO, DOLLY! That’s right: Country superstar Dolly Parton is visiting SiriusXM for an intimate Town Hall, where she’ll answer fan questions, chat with host Kathie Lee Gifford, and tell … Continued

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Dolly Parton Town Hall: 5 reasons to listen

We realize it’s cliché, but we have to say it anyway: HELL-OOOO, DOLLY! That’s right: Country superstar Dolly Parton is visiting SiriusXM for an intimate Town Hall, where she’ll answer fan questions, chat with host Kathie Lee Gifford, and tell … Continued

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Lee Brice may not dance, but he IS No. 1 on THE HIGHWAY: HOT 45 Countdown (5/10/14)

In this week’s Hot 45 Countdown, Lee Brice takes the number one spot with I Don’t Dance, Cole Swindell snags number two with Hope You Get Lonely Tonight, and Parmalee comes in at number three with Close Your Eyes. Meanwhile, … Continued

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Lee Brice may not dance, but he IS No. 1 on THE HIGHWAY: HOT 45 Countdown (5/10/14)

In this week’s Hot 45 Countdown, Lee Brice takes the number one spot with I Don’t Dance, Cole Swindell snags number two with Hope You Get Lonely Tonight, and Parmalee comes in at number three with Close Your Eyes. Meanwhile, … Continued

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Rascal Flatts SuperFan Concert: Watch the boys perform Payback live

Airing Tuesday 5/13 at 1 pm ET, Thursday 5/15 at 9 pm ET, Saturday 5/17 at 4 pm ET, and Sunday 5/18 at 11 pm ET on The Highway, Ch. 59 Pop-country act Rascal Flatts release their brand-new album, Rewind, … Continued

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Rascal Flatts SuperFan Concert: Watch the boys perform Payback live

Airing Tuesday 5/13 at 1 pm ET, Thursday 5/15 at 9 pm ET, Saturday 5/17 at 4 pm ET, and Sunday 5/18 at 11 pm ET on The Highway, Ch. 59 Pop-country act Rascal Flatts release their brand-new album, Rewind, … Continued

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Roger Daltrey: It was ‘amazing’ to work with terminally ill Dr. Feelgood rocker Wilko Johnson

If you had exactly one year left to live, what would you do? If you’re rocker Wilko Johnson, formerly of pub rock band Dr. Feelgood (and, fun fact, also the mute/mutinous Ser Ilyn Payne on HBO’s Game of Thrones), then … Continued

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Roger Daltrey: It was ‘amazing’ to work with terminally ill Dr. Feelgood rocker Wilko Johnson

If you had exactly one year left to live, what would you do? If you’re rocker Wilko Johnson, formerly of pub rock band Dr. Feelgood (and, fun fact, also the mute/mutinous Ser Ilyn Payne on HBO’s Game of Thrones), then … Continued

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Watch Dierks Bentley perform What Was I Thinkin’, Riser + I Hold On

Country/bluegrass performer Dierks Bentley recently stopped by SiriusXM’s Nashville studio to perform a very special SuperFan concert on The Highway, where he played some new and older tracks and talked to Storme Warren about his decade-long career. “For some reason … Continued

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Watch Dierks Bentley perform What Was I Thinkin’, Riser + I Hold On

Country/bluegrass performer Dierks Bentley recently stopped by SiriusXM’s Nashville studio to perform a very special SuperFan concert on The Highway, where he played some new and older tracks and talked to Storme Warren about his decade-long career. “For some reason … Continued

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See photos from Rascal Flatts’ Nashville SuperFan concert + hear the live show on Tuesday, May 13

Airing Tuesday 5/13 at 1 pm ET, Thursday 5/15 at 9 pm ET, Saturday 5/17 at 4 pm ET, Sunday 5/18 at 11 pm ET on The Highway, Ch. 59 Country superstars Rascal Flatts are gearing up to release a … Continued

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See photos from Rascal Flatts’ Nashville SuperFan concert + hear the live show on Tuesday, May 13

Airing Tuesday 5/13 at 1 pm ET, Thursday 5/15 at 9 pm ET, Saturday 5/17 at 4 pm ET, Sunday 5/18 at 11 pm ET on The Highway, Ch. 59 Country superstars Rascal Flatts are gearing up to release a … Continued

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Happy 81st Birthday, Willie Nelson! Hear the Party Live from Texas

Airing Tuesday, 4/29 at 10 pm ET on Willie’s Roadhouse, Ch. 56 Replaying Saturday, 5/3 at 12 pm ET and Sunday, 5/3 at 7 pm ET There is a great debate about the date of Willie Nelson’s birth. Arriving in … Continued

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Happy 81st Birthday, Willie Nelson! Hear the Party Live from Texas

Airing Tuesday, 4/29 at 10 pm ET on Willie’s Roadhouse, Ch. 56 Replaying Saturday, 5/3 at 12 pm ET and Sunday, 5/3 at 7 pm ET There is a great debate about the date of Willie Nelson’s birth. Arriving in … Continued

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Luke Bryan plays it again on The Hot 45 Weekend Countdown (4/26/14)

In this week’s Hot 45 Countdown, Luke Bryan’s Play It Again grabs the number one spot for another week in a row, while Thomas Rhett pushes Brantley Gilbert from number two down to number eight. (Oof.) In number three is … Continued

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Luke Bryan plays it again on The Hot 45 Weekend Countdown (4/26/14)

In this week’s Hot 45 Countdown, Luke Bryan’s Play It Again grabs the number one spot for another week in a row, while Thomas Rhett pushes Brantley Gilbert from number two down to number eight. (Oof.) In number three is … Continued

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THE HIGHWAY: HOT 45 Countdown (4/19/14)

In this week’s Hot 45 Countdown, Luke Bryan’s Play It Again grabs the number one spot yet again, while Eric Church is at number two with Give Me Back My Hometown. Brantley Gilbert is at number three with Bottoms Up, … Continued

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THE HIGHWAY: HOT 45 Countdown (4/19/14)

In this week’s Hot 45 Countdown, Luke Bryan’s Play It Again grabs the number one spot yet again, while Eric Church is at number two with Give Me Back My Hometown. Brantley Gilbert is at number three with Bottoms Up, … Continued

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THE HIGHWAY: HOT 45 Countdown (4/12/14)

In this week’s Hot 45 Countdown, Luke Bryan’s Play It Again grabs the number one spot yet again, while Brantley Gilbert climbs up to number two with Bottoms Up. Thomas Rhett is at number three with Give Me Some Of … Continued

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THE HIGHWAY: HOT 45 Countdown (4/12/14)

In this week’s Hot 45 Countdown, Luke Bryan’s Play It Again grabs the number one spot yet again, while Brantley Gilbert climbs up to number two with Bottoms Up. Thomas Rhett is at number three with Give Me Some Of … Continued

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THE HIGHWAY: Hot 45 Countdown (4/7/14)

Brantley’s Gilbert’s Bottoms Up grabs the number one spot in this week’s Hot 45 Countdown, knocking country heartthrob Luke Bryan down to number four with Play It Again. Eric Church’s Give Me Back My Hometown takes the second slot away … Continued

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THE HIGHWAY: Hot 45 Countdown (4/7/14)

Brantley’s Gilbert’s Bottoms Up grabs the number one spot in this week’s Hot 45 Countdown, knocking country heartthrob Luke Bryan down to number four with Play It Again. Eric Church’s Give Me Back My Hometown takes the second slot away … Continued

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Farewell, David Letterman! Thanks for supporting Outlaw Country Artists

When David Letterman steps down as host of The Late Show next year, as he announced yesterday, it will be a huge blow to outsider Americana and Outlaw Country artists. An avid listener to the SiriusXM channel, Letterman became enamored … Continued

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Farewell, David Letterman! Thanks for supporting Outlaw Country Artists

When David Letterman steps down as host of The Late Show next year, as he announced yesterday, it will be a huge blow to outsider Americana and Outlaw Country artists. An avid listener to the SiriusXM channel, Letterman became enamored … Continued

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THE HIGHWAY: HOT 45 Countdown (3/29/14)

In this week’s Hot 45 Countdown, Luke Bryan’s Play It Again grabs the number one spot, knocking Thomas Rhett down to number two with Get Me Some Of That. Brantley Gilbert makes an impressive leap from last week’s twelfth spot … Continued

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THE HIGHWAY: HOT 45 Countdown (3/29/14)

In this week’s Hot 45 Countdown, Luke Bryan’s Play It Again grabs the number one spot, knocking Thomas Rhett down to number two with Get Me Some Of That. Brantley Gilbert makes an impressive leap from last week’s twelfth spot … Continued

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Hear Johnny Cash: Out Among the Stars in Outlaw Country, hosted with commentary from Cash’s son

Airing Saturday 3/29 at 9 am ET and 5 pm ET on Outlaw Country, Ch. 60 Replaying Sunday 3/30 at 12 pm ET and 9 pm ET If all you know of Johnny Cash’s story is movie Walk the Line, … Continued

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Hear Johnny Cash: Out Among the Stars in Outlaw Country, hosted with commentary from Cash’s son

Airing Saturday 3/29 at 9 am ET and 5 pm ET on Outlaw Country, Ch. 60 Replaying Sunday 3/30 at 12 pm ET and 9 pm ET If all you know of Johnny Cash’s story is movie Walk the Line, … Continued

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Hear the 3rd Annual Heartbreaker Banquet from Willie Nelson’s private ranch in Outlaw Country

Airing Saturday 3/29 at 10 pm ET on SiriusXM Outlaw Country, Ch. 60 Replaying Sunday 3/30, 10 am ET, Monday, 3/31 2 am & 2 pm ET, Wednesday, 4/2 12 am & 10 pm ET We’ve got your invitation to … Continued

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Hear the 3rd Annual Heartbreaker Banquet from Willie Nelson’s private ranch in Outlaw Country

Airing Saturday 3/29 at 10 pm ET on SiriusXM Outlaw Country, Ch. 60 Replaying Sunday 3/30, 10 am ET, Monday, 3/31 2 am & 2 pm ET, Wednesday, 4/2 12 am & 10 pm ET We’ve got your invitation to … Continued

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THE HIGHWAY: HOT 45 Countdown (3/22/14)

This week on The Highway‘s Hot 45 Countdown, Thomas Rhett rises to the top with Get Me Some Of That (check out the music video below). Meanwhile, Eric Church is at number two with Give Me Back My Hometown, Luke … Continued

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THE HIGHWAY: HOT 45 Countdown (3/22/14)

This week on The Highway‘s Hot 45 Countdown, Thomas Rhett rises to the top with Get Me Some Of That (check out the music video below). Meanwhile, Eric Church is at number two with Give Me Back My Hometown, Luke … Continued

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THE HIGHWAY: HOT 45 Countdown (3/15/14)

This week on The Highway‘s Hot 45 Countdown, Eric Church grabs the number one spot with Give Me Back My Hometown. Meanwhile, Thomas Rhett takes number two with Give Me Some Of That, Cole Swindell is at number three with … Continued

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THE HIGHWAY: HOT 45 Countdown (3/15/14)

This week on The Highway‘s Hot 45 Countdown, Eric Church grabs the number one spot with Give Me Back My Hometown. Meanwhile, Thomas Rhett takes number two with Give Me Some Of That, Cole Swindell is at number three with … Continued

Country, Music, Pop

Justin Timberlake comes full circle since outing himself as a country fan

A few months ago Justin Timberlake dropped in unannounced to Storme Warren’s live countdown show airing from our Nashville studios, which just so happens to be connected to the Bridgestone Arena where he was playing that night. While there, he … Continued

Country, Music, Pop

Justin Timberlake comes full circle since outing himself as a country fan

A few months ago Justin Timberlake dropped in unannounced to Storme Warren’s live countdown show airing from our Nashville studios, which just so happens to be connected to the Bridgestone Arena where he was playing that night. While there, he … Continued

Country, Music, Rock

Watch The Wild Feathers get country rock right with Got It Wrong

Despite their roots in music hotspots like Tennessee, Texas, and Oklahoma, The Wild Feathers are hardly a five-piece country band. By the same token, their rock music has that signature hint of Southern sound. The band has made this combination … Continued

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Watch The Wild Feathers get country rock right with Got It Wrong

Despite their roots in music hotspots like Tennessee, Texas, and Oklahoma, The Wild Feathers are hardly a five-piece country band. By the same token, their rock music has that signature hint of Southern sound. The band has made this combination … Continued

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Happy birthday, Johnny Knoxville! Here’s the best of Johnny & Roger Alan Wade on Outlaw Country

Perpetual prankster Johnny Knoxville hasn’t changed much since his Jackass days, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. In the years since purposefully smacking himself and his friends in the face, midsection, and, er, nether-region, Knoxville has moved on to … Continued

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Happy birthday, Johnny Knoxville! Here’s the best of Johnny & Roger Alan Wade on Outlaw Country

Perpetual prankster Johnny Knoxville hasn’t changed much since his Jackass days, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. In the years since purposefully smacking himself and his friends in the face, midsection, and, er, nether-region, Knoxville has moved on to … Continued

Country, Music

Watch the Eli Young Band perform Dust and Drunk Last Night on The Highway

Texas-based country outfit The Eli Young Band has enjoyed scads of airplay on SiriusXM The Highway (see: their weekly placement on The Highway’s Hot 45 countdown), and they’ve just put out a brand-new record titled 10,000 Towns. To celebrate the … Continued

Country, Music

Watch the Eli Young Band perform Dust and Drunk Last Night on The Highway

Texas-based country outfit The Eli Young Band has enjoyed scads of airplay on SiriusXM The Highway (see: their weekly placement on The Highway’s Hot 45 countdown), and they’ve just put out a brand-new record titled 10,000 Towns. To celebrate the … Continued

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THE HIGHWAY: HOT 45 Countdown (3/1/14)

Once again, The Highway plugs you into the country music scene with its Hot 45 Countdown. This week, Jason Aldean takes the number one spot with When She Says Baby, Thomas Rhett nabs number two with Give Me Some Of … Continued

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THE HIGHWAY: HOT 45 Countdown (3/1/14)

Once again, The Highway plugs you into the country music scene with its Hot 45 Countdown. This week, Jason Aldean takes the number one spot with When She Says Baby, Thomas Rhett nabs number two with Give Me Some Of … Continued

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