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Loretta Lynn Scraps Weekend Shows After Grandson's Death

Jeffrey Allen Lynn, 47, died unexpectedly on Monday (06Jun16) and the news of his passing was announced in a post on the singer's Facebook page on Wednesday (08Jun16). The message read: "Jeffrey...

Loretta Lynn Hosting Motorcycle Rally At Tennessee Ranch

The country music icon has agreed to stage Nashville Bike Week 2017 at Loretta Lynn's Ranch and Camp Grounds in Hurricane Mills. The 10-day event, the first such rally in over 60...

Loretta Lynn Debuts New Music At Sxsw

It was an unusual setting for the singer, who recently announced the release of a new album Full Circle, but a welcome one, as the musical veteran was warmly received by the youthful audience at...

Loretta Lynn To Receive Inaugural Billboard Women In Music Legend Award

The new honour will recognise the Coal Miner's Daughter veteran for her "historic contributions to the industry and artistry of American music", according to Billboard.com. "From the moment she broke through more...

Loretta Lynn Plans First Album In Over 10 Years

The Coal Miner's Daughter singer has signed a multi-project deal with bosses at Legacy Recordings and her first release under the new label will be titled Full Circle, which will hit retailers in...

Miranda Lambert Sings Loretta Lynn's Divorce Song At Acm Honors

The Mama's Broken Heart hitmaker, who officially became single again in July (15), was all smiles as she took the stage at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee to perform the 1972 track....

Guy Clark Misses Austin Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony Due To Illness

The Grammy Award winner was set to be honoured alongside stars including Loretta Lynn and the late Townes Van Zandt at the ceremony in Austin, Texas, but he missed the event as he...

Loretta Lynn And Jack White Induct Each Other To Nashville's Walk Of Fame

The frequent collaborators shared the big moment by presenting each other with a sidewalk star in the city's newly-renovated Walk of Fame Park, joining previous honourees including Elvis Presley and Dolly Parton....

Loretta Lynn And Jack White Set For Nashville Walk Of Fame Induction

The unlikely pair became friends when White signed on to produce Lynn's acclaimed Van Lear Rose album in 2004, and they recorded the duet Portland, Oregon together, while she recently opened for him...

Loretta Lynn & Luke Bryan To Receive Special Country Awards

The Coal Miner's Daughter singer will collect the Crystal Milestone Award - her 13th ACM trophy - at the ceremony, while Bryan has been named the winner of this year's Gene Weed Special...

Loretta Lynn To Receive Tennessee Governor's Arts Award

Country music icon Loretta Lynn is set to receive a lifetime achievement award from the Tennessee Arts Commission.The Coal Miner's Daughter singer, 82, will be honoured for her 50-year career with the Distinguished Artist Award...

Loretta Lynn & Townes Van Zandt Set For Austin Hall Of Fame Honour

Loretta Lynn and the late Townes Van Zandt will be among the American icons inducted into the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame in Texas.The Coal Miner's Daughter singer and Van Zandt will join Asleep...

Country Legend Loretta Lynn To Open For Jack White In Nashville

Jack White has landed a very special opening act for his upcoming Nashville, Tennessee concert - country legend Loretta Lynn has agreed to perform at the Bridgestone Arena on 28 January (15).The Coal Miner's Daughter...

Kacey Musgraves Went Commando For Cma Awards Performance

Singer Kacey Musgraves went commando as she stepped onstage to perform with veteran entertainer Loretta Lynn at the Country Music Association Awards on Wednesday night (05Nov14) after her stick-on panties fell off.The Blowin' Smoke hitmaker...

Loretta Lynn Postpones Gig For Family Emergency

Country star Loretta Lynn was forced to postpone a concert in Iowa on Thursday night (04Sep14) as her daughter prepared to undergo a mystery surgery.The Coal Miner's Daughter singer was scheduled to perform at the...

Loretta Lynn And Jackson Brown Among Lifetime Honourees At Americana Awards

Veteran singers Loretta Lynn and Jackson Browne are set to be saluted with lifetime achievement prizes at the 2014 Americana Music Association Honors and Awards in Nashville, Tennessee.Country icon Lynn will be recognised for her...

Jamie Lynn Spears Ready To 'Prove' Herself As An Artist

Jamie Lynn Spears is ''proud'' of her sister Britney Spears' achievements but is ready to show what a great artist she can be.The 23-year-old star has released her debut EP, 'The Journey', this week and...

Loretta Lynn Thanks Fans For Support After Small Fire

Country veteran Loretta Lynn has assured fans she is fine after suffering minor burns in a small house fire as she prepares to return to the stage on Friday (28Feb14).The Coal Miner's Daughter icon, 81,...

Loretta Lynn Suffers Minor Burns After House Fire

Country singer Loretta Lynn is recuperating after reportedly suffering minor burns following a blaze at her home on Tuesday morning (25Feb14).The fire started when a candle's flame set a chair ablaze in the conservatory of...

Exhausted Loretta Lynn Cancels Concerts

Singer Loretta Lynn has postponed two of her shows in Iowa due to exhaustion.A statement on the 81 year old's website explains the singer fell ill after the Canadian leg of her current North American...

Loretta Lynn Breaks Ribs In Fall

Veteran country star Loretta Lynn called off two shows over the weekend (06-08Sep13) after breaking her ribs in a fall at her home.The 78-year-old singer suffered a nasty accident at her home in Hurricane Mills,...

Loretta Lynn Hit It Off With Zooey Deschanel Straight Away

Country icon Loretta Lynn knew Zooey Deschanel would be perfect to portray the singer in a Broadway musical based on her life after hitting it off with the actress within minutes of meeting.The New Girl...

Oprah Winfrey And Loretta Lynn Among Medal Of Freedom Recipients

Oprah Winfrey, country legend Loretta Lynn and former U.S. President Bill Clinton are among the 16 recipients of this year's (13) Presidential Medal of Freedom.The honour is given to those who have made contributions to...

Loretta Lynn's Daughter Dies

Country music icon Loretta Lynn is mourning the loss of her daughter, who died on Monday morning (29Jul13).Betty Sue Lynn passed away from complications related to emphysema. She was 64.It's the second time the Coal...

Loretta Lynn To Host Gospel Music Festival

Country legend Loretta Lynn is hosting a music festival on her ranch in Tennessee later this year (13).The inaugural Loretta Lynn's Gospel Music Festival will take place on her estate in Hurricane Mills on 28-29...

Zooey Deschanel Pestered Loretta Lynn Musical Producers For Lead Role

Actress/singer Zooey Deschanel spent months badgering the producers behind a new Broadway musical based on the life of country icon Loretta Lynn in a bid to land the lead role.The New Girl star reveals the...

Fire Breaks Out At Loretta Lynn's Ranch

Firefighters rushed to country star Loretta Lynn's Tennessee ranch on Thursday night (21Feb13) after a blaze broke out at the property.First responders were able to contain the fire, but not before a concession stand at...

Loretta Lynn's Tennessee Home Takes A Lashing In Severe Storm

The home of country music legend Loretta Lynn has been seriously damaged after a powerful storm swept through Tennessee on Wednesday (30Jan13).Lynn's rocker pal Bret Michaels claims the 80-year-old singer and her family have found...

Country Stars Join Loretta Lynn To Celebrate Grand Ole Opry Anniversary

Singers Miranda Lambert, Trace Adkins and Lee Ann Womack helped to honour country icon Loretta Lynn as she celebrated her 50th anniversary as a member of the prestigious Grand Ole Opry on Wednesday night (26Sep12).Lynn...

Loretta Lynn To Mark 50th Anniversary At Grand Ole Opry

Country legend Loretta Lynn is set to mark the 50th anniversary of her Grand Ole Opry debut with a special performance at the famous music venue in Nashville, Tennessee next month (Sep12).The Coal Miner's Daughter...

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