Featured Renditions of Merle Haggard Classic Songs

On Monday, April 13, A&E will share a Merle Haggard Tribute Special honoring the music and legacy of the country icon. He has accumulated 38 No. 1 songs, released nearly 70 albums and was awarded a GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award. To celebrate Merle’s life and music, we have compiled a list of some of our […]

All-Star Concert Lineup Announced Honoring Country Music Legend Merle Haggard

The family of Merle Haggard, Blackbird Presents and Willie Nelson are proud to announce Sing Me Back Home: The Music Of Merle Haggard, an all-star concert event taping at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 7:00 P.M. CT in honor of what would have been Merle’s 80th birthday and the […]

Academy of Country Music Announces the ACM Merle Haggard Spirit Award

The memory of Merle Haggard continues to live on as the Academy of Country Music revealed a newly created award in the honor of the late country music icon. The inaugural ACM Merle Haggard Spirit Award, honoring uncompromising artists, will be presented at the upcoming 10th Annual ACM Honors event to an artist who has yet […]

Toby Keith to Perform Merle Haggard Tribute at the American Country Countdown Awards

Superstar singer/songwriter Toby Keith will perform a heartfelt tribute in celebration of his friend and musical hero Merle Haggard at the 2016 AMERICAN COUNTRY COUNTDOWN AWARDS airing live from The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., Sunday, May 1 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. Oscar®-winning actor Matthew McConaughey will introduce the tribute to the late […]

Willie Nelson Temporarily Names SiriusXM Channel to “Merle’s Roadhouse”

Willie Nelson’s SiriusXM channel, Willie’s Roadhouse, will honor his friend, the legendary musician Merle Haggard, and temporarily be renamed “Merle’s Roadhouse” for a weekend of special tributes. Following the death of Haggard on his 79th birthday, April 6, Willie’s Roadhouse programmed 12 continuous hours of non-stop Haggard music, taking calls from heartbroken listeners and country […]