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 […]

Aaron Lewis, Ben & Noel Haggard and The Strangers Join Oregon Jamboree Lineup

In the wake of the untimely passing of Country Legend and Jamboree Headliner Merle Haggard, Jamboree Management went to work trying to find a suitable replacement for Haggard, one that would not only honor his legacy but also help fill the void left by Haggard in the festival’s Saturday lineup. The Oregon Jamboree is pleased […]

Presenters Announced for the 2016 American Country Countdown Awards

A star-studded list of presenters has been announced for 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. In addition, rising country star Chris Janson will perform. Presenters at the 2nd annual show include: pop music icon Paula Abdul, country […]