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Academy Of Country Music To Honour Merle Haggard With New Award

The veteran singer, who passed away in April (16) shortly after the organisation's annual awards show, is the inspiration behind the ACM Merle Haggard Spirit Award. The prize will honour the contributions...

Ailing Glen Campbell Gets New Manager

The 80-year-old singer, who went public with his mental health battle in 2011, entered the final phase of the disease earlier this year (16). Although he has retired from making new music, his...

Glen Campbell-inspired Law Aids Children's Battle Against His Wife

The Rhinestone Cowboy star is in the final stage of his Alzheimer's disease. A couple of years ago, his wife of 33 years, Kim Campbell, decided it was time to seek professional help...

Film About Birthday Boy Glen Campbell Up For Peabody Award

Director James Keach's Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me has been selected as one of 60 finalists for the award. The film featured Campbell on his farewell tour, as the singer fought memory-loss...

Glen Campbell And Carrie Underwood Receive Special Acm Awards

The ailing Rhinestone Cowboy star, who is battling memory-robbing Alzheimer's disease, will be honoured with the Career Achievement Award in recognition of artists who have advanced the popularity and acceptance of country music....

Ailing Glen Campbell Loses Voice

The veteran singer, who went public with his mental health battle in 2011, has entered the final phase of the disease and his wife Kim has revealed Glen is no longer able to...

Producer And Talent Svengali Howard West Dead

West began his career at the William Morris Agency, where he represented singers including Glen Campbell, Neil Diamond and Jerry Reed. In 1974, he co-founded Shapiro/West with longtime business partner George Shapiro and...

Ailing Glen Campbell Moved To New Care Facility

The veteran singer, who went public with his mental health battle in 2011, previously spent 18 months in a Nashville, Tennessee medical centre after Kim, his wife of 33 years, decided it was...

Glen Campbell Back Home As Alzheimer's Disease Really Takes Grip

The singer-songwriter was admitted to the Nashville, Tennessee medical centre in early 2014, after Kim, his wife of 33 years, decided it was time to seek professional help for her ailing husband -...

The Wrecking Crew Showcases The Best Of 1960s Session Musicians

In the words of Annie Lennox and Aretha Franklin "behind every great man is a great woman", but in this case it's more likely that behind the song there's a great combination of great, unrecognised...

Glen Campbell's Children Launching Legal Battle Against Wife

Two of Glen Campbell's children are launching a legal battle against the ailing country star's wife, Kim.The Rhinestone Cowboy singer, who resides in a full-time care facility as he battles Alzheimer's disease, is allegedly "secluded...

Glen Campbell's 'I'm Not Gonna Miss You' About Alzheimer's Battle, Among Oscar Best Song Nominees

Country legend Glen Campbell is among the Oscar nominees this Sunday, in the best original song category for ‘I'm Not Gonna Miss You’, from the documentary film Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me. The song was...

Glen Campbell's Daughter: 'Dad Is Entering The Final Stage Of Alzheimer's'

Glen Campbell's youngest daughter has opened up about her father's ongoing battle with Alzheimer's disease, revealing he no longer really knows who she is.The music legend was forced to retire in 2013 when his memory-robbing...

Tim Mcgraw To Step In For Ailing Glen Campbell At The Oscars

Tim Mcgraw will perform ailing Glen Campbell's I'm Not Gonna Miss You at the Oscars.Campbell's tune is nominated for the Best Song honour, but his advanced Alzheimer's disease will prevent him from performing at the...

Rita Ora To Perform At Oscars

Rita Ora will perform at the Oscars.The 24-year-old singer is very ''excited'' to have been asked to sing 'Grateful' from 'Beyond the Lights' - one of the five nominees for Best Original Song - at...

Paul Mccartney And Glen Campbell Lead 2015 Inductees For America's Pop Music Hall Of Fame

Sir Paul Mccartney, Glen Campbell, Tom Jones and Paul Anka are ending 2014 on new career highs after landing inductions into America's Pop Music Hall of Fame.The veteran musicians are among the 14 artists recognised...

Glen Campbell Returns To U.s. Country Chart For The First Time In 21 Years

Ailing country legend Glen Campbell's fans have given the Rhinestone Cowboy singer a touching send-off as he retires from music by helping him score his first Billboard Hot Country Songs chart entry in 21 years.Campbell's...

Glen Campbell Surprises Family With Guitar Memory

Ailing country star Glen Campbell is still managing to surprise his family by revisiting old tunes on his guitar every now and again, despite battling severe dementia.The Rhinestone Cowboy hitmaker, 78, was diagnosed with Alzheimer's...

Glen Campbell Sued Over Alleged Documentary Deal

County music legend Glen Campbell has been dragged into a new legal spat over his career-spanning documentary Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me.The Rhinestone Cowboy hitmaker, who is currently battling memory-robbing Alzheimer's disease, has been accused...

Glen Campbell Hit With Lawsuit Over Documentary

Country music legend Glen Campbell has been sued for breach of contract over his Alzheimer's disease documentary.Bosses at production house The Record Company filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday (29Sep14), claiming...

Glen Campbell Set For Benefit Concert Tribute

The Band Perry will lead a benefit concert for country singer Glen Campbell's new documentary screening about his life.They will join Delta Rae and Campbell's daughter Ashley at Nashville's Music City Center in Tennessee on...

Glen Campbell To Release Final Single

Country music legend Glen Campbell is to release the song he wrote about his Alzheimer's battle as his final tune.I’m Not Gonna Miss You is the the last song the Rhinestone Cowboy hitmaker recorded with...

Glen Campbell's Wife Defends Care Home Decision

The wife of veteran country singer Glen Campbell has defended her decision to admit him to a residential care facility.The Rhinestone Cowboy hitmaker's wife of more than 30 years, Kim Woolen, admitted her husband to...

Glen Campbell's Daughter Eager To Bring Ailing Dad Home

The eldest daughter of ailing country singer Glen Campbell is eager to move her dad home just months after he was admitted to an Alzheimer's care facility near Nashville, Tennessee.The Rhinestone Cowboy hitmaker's wife of...

Glen Campbell's Wife: 'He Probably Won't Perform Again'

Country music icon Glen Campbell will probably never perform again, according to his wife.Kim Woolen claims the Wichita Lineman hitmaker's Alzheimer's disease symptoms have robbed Campbell of his ability to recall lyrics and play the...

Glen Campbell's Wife Moved Singer To Care Facility Over Safety Fears

Country music legend Glen Campbell's wife has spoken out about her decision to move the singer to an Alzheimer's care facility, revealing it was too exhausting to look after the legend at home.The Rhinestone Cowboy...

Glen Campbell Moved Into Care Facility - Report

Country music legend Glen Campbell has reportedly been moved into an Alzheimer's care facility as he continues to battle the condition that robbed him of his career.The Rhinestone Cowboy singer has been suffering from the...

Is 'See You There' Glen Campbell's 'American Iv: The Man Comes Around'?

Glen Campbell has released his latest album See You There, which is likely to be his last given his ongoing battle with Alzheimer's Disease.The legendary singer-songwriter recorded five of the twelve tracks during sessions for...

Glen Campbell's Daughter Tackles Alzheimer's Disease On Capitol Hill

Country music legend Glen Campbell's daughter fought back tears as she opened up to U.S. Senators about her father's Alzheimer's Disease battle in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday (24Apr13).Ashley Campbell sat next to the Wichita Lineman...

Glen Campbell To Release One More Album For Fans

Fans of ailing country star Glen Campbell can expect one more album from the singer, but they will never see him perform live again, according to his publicist.The Rhinestone Cowboy legend, who turned 77 on...

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