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Hank Williams, Jr. Lashes Out At President Obama Again

Outspoken country singer Hank Williams, JR. has targeted U.S. President Barack Obama in another angry tirade, accusing him of hating America at a recent gig.The fervent Republican played the Iowa State Fair last Friday night...

Kelly Clarkson Prefers The Natural Look

Kelly Clarkson is a fan of the natural look.The original 'American Idol' winner - who has been dating Brandon Blackstock, since 2011 - claims to be extremely low-maintenance when she's off-duty and says she lives...

E.t. Star To Play Country Legend Hank Williams In New Film

The child star who befriended E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial has signed on to play country legend Hank Williams in a quirky new biopic.Henry Thomas, now 40, plays the late singer/songwriter in upcoming movie The Last...

Man Charged With Hank Williams, Jr. Guitar Theft

A man has been charged with the theft of country singer Hank Williams, JR.'s $15,000 (£9,499) guitar.Police in Nashville, Tennessee arrested Adam Dale Broach, of Notasulga, Alabama on Sunday (20May12) and he was charged with...

Justin Timberlake And Hank Williams, Jr. Talk Duet

Justin Timberlake could soon be singing the blues after holding collaboration talks with country icon Hank Williams, JR.The Cry Me A River hitmaker headed backstage at Williams' concert in Southaven, Mississippi last week (27Apr12) and...

Bob Dylan Recording New Album

Bob Dylan is recording a new album. The 70-year-old singer is working on his 35th studio album in Los Angeles, and it will reportedly have a Latin American influence. Los Lobos musician David Hidalgo -...

Williams, Jr. Raises $75,000 For Country Music Hall Of Fame

Hank Williams, JR.'s fundraising concert in Nashville, Tennessee on Tuesday (06Dec11) raised $75,000 (£46,875) for the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.The Born to Boogie hitmaker staged a 90-minute show at the venue in...

Aldean Still A Fan Of Unpredictable Williams, Jr. After Walk-out

Country star Jason Aldean has shrugged off Hank Williams, JR's snub at the Cmt Artists of the Year taping on Tuesday (29Nov11), insisting he'll remain a big fan of the grizzled country star.Controversial Williams, Jr....

Brad Paisley & Carrie Underwood Score Big Laughs At Cmas

Country stars Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood showed off their comedy skills at the Cma Awards on Wednesday night (09Nov11) by poking fun at their peers Tim Mcgraw and Faith Hill and embattled veteran Hank...

Kaley Cuoco And Josh Resnik Set To Marry

Big Bang Theory star Kaley Cuoco and boyfriend Josh Resnik announced their engagement on Tuesday (October 25th 2011), but a date for the wedding is yet to be announced, reports People Magazine.Cuoco has found her...

Williams, Jr. Records Song About Controversy

Embattled country singer Hank Williams, JR. has recorded a new song to address the controversy surrounding his recent clash with U.S. TV bosses.The fervent Republican's sports anthem Are You Ready For Some Football? was pulled...

Williams, Jr. Insists He Quit Espn Deal

Embattled country singer Hank Williams, JR. has hit back at reports suggesting TV network chiefs at U.S. sports channel Espn have permanently axed his anthem Are You Ready For Some Football? from broadcasts, insisting he...

Williams, Jr. Axed By Espn Chiefs Over Obama Comments

Country singer Hank Williams, JR.'s song Are You Ready For Some Football? has been permanently pulled as the theme for sports network Espn after he compared U.S. President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler.The Republican supporter...

Williams, Jr. Apologises For Obama/hitler Remark

Outspoken country star Hank Williams, JR. has publicly apologised for comparing U.S. President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler in a TV interview.The fervent Republican took aim at the Democrat leader and his Vice-President Joe Biden...

Tv Bosses Pull Hank Williams' Football Anthem

TV bosses have ditched Hank Williams, JR.'s iconic football anthem from a sports show in America after the singer compared U.S. President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler in a TV interview.The opinionated star was a...

Hank Williams, Jr. Has Gotten Back Together With Wife Mary Jane Thomas

Country music star Hank Williams, Jr. has once again begun a relationship with his estranged wife in the run up to their 21st wedding anniversary. The singer, who is the 62-years-old son of the late...

Stars Record Williams Songs For Tribute Album

Folk legend Bob Dylan and rocker Jack White are among the musicians recording renditions of new songs by Hank Williams for a tribute album.A treasure trove of ideas and lyrics country star Williams wrote down...

Bob Dylan And Jack White's Hank Williams Tribute

Bob Dylan, Jack White and Norah Jones have recorded previously unreleased Hank Williams songs.The tracks -inspired by song ideas and lyrics in notebooks left behind in a leather briefcase by the country artist after his...

Kid Rock's Classic Car Has Quite A History

The 1964 Pontiac Bonneville KID ROCK drives in his BORN FREE video was custom-made for country music icon HANK WILLIAMS, JR.The Michigan rocker now owns the one-of-a-kind motor, which was styled by tailor to the...

Prince Advises Justin Bieber

Prince has advised Justin Bieber to "get a good teacher". The 52-year-old star is one of the 16-year-old singer's biggest influences and now his idol has spoken out to give him tips on emulating his...

Gwyneth Paltrow Gets Ready To Sing

Gwyneth Paltrow will sing live at the Country Music Association Awards (CMAs) next month. The actress - who is married to Coldplay singer Chris Martin - will be joined on stage by Vince Gill to...

Williams, Jr. Headlining Gulf Beaches Concert

Country star HANK WILLIAMS, JR. is leading the line-up at a charity concert to promote Alabama's beaches in the aftermath of the BP oil spill.The 61 year old was raised in Louisiana, a state also...

Hank Williams Awarded Pulitzer

Hank Williams has been posthumously awarded a special Pulitzer prize. The country music pioneer - who died in 1953 aged 29 - has been given the accolade in recognition of his lifetime's achievement as a...

Williams To Receive Pulitzer Honour

Country music icon HANK WILLIAMS is to receive a posthumous award from America's prestigious Pulitzer Prize Board.The late star will be given a special citation from the organisation to recognise his lifetime achievement, praising his...

Country Star Williams Weds In Tennessee

Country legend HANK WILLIAMS' granddaughter HOLLY WILLIAMS wed fiance CHRIS COLEMAN in Nashville, Tennessee on Sunday (27Sep09).The 28 year old daughter of Hank Williams Jr. exchanged vows with the drummer, surrounded by stars like Kid...

Williams Biopic On The Way

Country music icon HANK WILLIAMS is heading to the big screen - a biopic of the late singer/songwriter's life is in the works.The star, whose life was cut short in 1953, aged 29, is widely...

Hank Williams' Guitarist Helms Dies

HANK WILLIAMS' guitarist DON HELMS has died. He was 81. Helms was the last remaining member of Williams' Drifting Cowboys band. He died of a heart attack at the Skyline Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee...

Lost Hank Williams Radio Recordings To Be Released At Last

Country music legend HANK WILLIAMS' radio performances are to be released at last after years of legal wrangling between the singer's family and music publishers. Hank Williams' Mother's Best radio programmes will be released this...

White Teams Up With Dylan For Williams' Works

THE WHITE STRIPES rocker JACK WHITE has teamed up with BOB DYLAN to complete a series of "unfinished" HANK WILLIAMS songs. The Seven Nation Army star is one of a selection of musicians asked by...

Hank Williams Lyrics Not Stolen

LATEST: Theft charges against a memorabilia collector and a janitor have been dropped after a Tennessee judge declared there was insufficient evidence to prove they stole a notebook containing lyrics to HANK WILLIAMS' unrecorded songs....

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