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Loretta Lynn Cancels Album Release As She Recuperates From Health Scare

Loretta Lynn is back home and well on her way to recovery after suffering a stroke earlier this year. However, the rest of her tour dates for this year have been scrapped and her new...

Loretta Lynn Is 'Doing Great' As She Recovers From Stroke

Loretta Lynn is ''doing great'' as she continues with her recovery from the stroke she suffered earlier this month.The 85-year-old country musician was admitted to a hospital in Nashville, Tennessee, on May 5 after suffering...

Loretta Lynn Recovering After Stroke

Loretta Lynn has been rushed to hospital after suffering a stroke.The 85-year-old country music singer was recently brought to hospital in Nashville, Tennessee, from her home in nearby Hurricane Mills and is currently recuperating.A message...

Amy Grant Lands Star On Music City Walk Of Fame

The Christian music star will be honoured for her contributions to Nashville's musical heritage, alongside local philanthropist Martha R. Ingram during a ceremony on 27 April (17). The pavement plaques will be...

Carrie Underwood Serenaded By Loretta Lynn On Her Birthday

Loretta Lynn phoned the singer to wish her the best and sang Happy Birthday. "@LorettaLynn just called and sang me happy birthday!" Carrie posted on Twitter. "How is this my life? #bestpresentever."...

Reba Mcentire's Country Anthem Inspires New Musical

The tune about a fictional 16-year-old Louisiana girl who becomes a prostitute to escape poverty was originally written by Bobbie Gentry in the late 1960s. MCEntire scored a big hit with her...

Loretta Lynn: 'I'd Love A Fifth Grammy But I Won't Be At The Show'

She's nominated for her album Full Circle, which gave the singer her highest-ever position on the Billboard 200 chart, but Loretta will be watching the show on TV at home in Tennessee....

Willie Nelson Urges Loretta Lynn To Try Pot Again

Lynn's doctor urged the 84-year-old to try pot last year (16), as he thought it would help her battle glaucoma, but the singer did not have a good experience while taking the drug....

Loretta Lynn Set For Country Music Hall Of Fame Exhibit Honour

Loretta, 84, whose life story formed the basis of the Oscar-winning 1980 film Coal Miner's Daughter, will be the subject of a major exhibition opening on 25 August (17). "I am so...

Alison Krauss Set To Release First Album In 17 Years

Alison Krauss is set to release her first album in 17 years.The 45-year-old singer - who has amassed an impressive 27 Grammy Awards across her career - will release 'Windy City' in March as well...

Loretta Lynn Recovered From Fall And Lining Up Birthday Shows

The singer is hoping to put a bout of poor health, which overshadowed the end of last year (16), behind her and bounce back with Ryman Auditorium concerts in April (17). The...

Loretta Lynn Feared Death After First And Last Marijuana Hit

The veteran singer was prescribed a medical marijuana joint earlier this year (16) to help relieve the pain of her eye condition glaucoma, but she took too big a hit and was turned...

Injured Loretta Lynn Cancels Two More Shows

The 84-year-old singer pulled out of an annual Labor Day weekend show at her ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee on 3 September (16) because she was in so much pain, and she postponed...

Loretta Lynn Releasing First Christmas Album In Five Decades

The singer will release White Christmas Blue on 7 October (16), making a return to the festive music scene five decades after Country Christmas hit retailers back in 1966. The project will...

Loretta Lynn Cancels Concerts To Recover From Surgery

The 84-year-old singer pulled out of an annual Labor Day weekend show at her ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee on Saturday (03Sep16) because she was in so much pain. Fans arriving for...

Injured Loretta Lynn Cancels Labor Day Weekend Ranch Gig

The 84-year-old music icon was scheduled to perform with her sister, Crystal Gayle, on Saturday (03Sep16) at her ranch in Hurricane Mills, but fans were informed the singer-songwriter was still recovering from a...

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...

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