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Willie Nelson Quits Smoking Due To Breathing Difficulties

Willie Nelson has given up smoking after breathing became ''a little more difficult''.The 86-year-old country music legend says smoking almost killed him so he recently decided to start looking after himself as he feels ''lucky''...

Garth Brooks Achieves Record Win At Country Music Awards

Garth Brooks became the first star to win the Entertainer of the Year prize for a seventh time at the Country Music Awards on Wednesday night (13.11.19).The 57-year-old singer praised the spectacle's co-host Reba McEntire,...

Kacey Musgraves And Luke Combs Win Big At Country Music Awards 2019

Kacey Musgraves and Luke Combs won big at the Country Music Awards 2019. The 31-year-old star took home the Female Vocalist of the Year accolade and also won Music Video of the Year for the...

Willie Nelson Is 'Feeling Better' And Will Resume Tour In September

Willie Nelson has updated fans to let them know he is on the mend after he rescheduled his tour.The 86-year-old country legend was forced to postpone 30 dates on his 'Club Luck Tour', which was...

Willie Nelson Cancels Tour Due To Breathing Problem

Willie Nelson has cancelled the remainder of his tour due to a ''breathing problem''.The 86-year-old country legend has been forced to postpone 30 dates on his 'Club Luck Tour', which was due to run right...

Woody Harrelson Returns To Marijuana Habit

Woody Harrelson was persuaded to smoke marijuana again by Willie Nelson.The 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' actor - who has daughters Deni, 26, Zoe, 22, and Makani, 13, with wife Laura - gave up the...

Willie Nelson Can't Stop Writing Songs

Willie Nelson says he can't stop writing songs.The 85-year-old country music legend has been in the music business for decades but isn't even thinking about retiring, because even though he has moments where he doesn't...

Sir Paul Mccartney Won't Retire

Sir Paul McCartney isn't interested in retiring.The former Beatles legend has had a career that spans decades, and despite having turned 76 earlier this month, he isn't thinking about throwing in the towel any time...

Willie Nelson Is The Only Man To Outsmoke Snoop Dogg

A very open culture of pot-smoking has developed since medical marijuana was legalised in California, and there's a few celebrities who make up a lot of that culture. There's a what has recently been dubbed...

Alison Krauss Joins Willie Nelson On His 2018 Outlaw Music Festival Line-up

Alison Krauss, Elvis Costello, Sturgill Simpson and others are set to join Willie Nelson on his third travelling Outlaw Music Festival this summer, performing across the US in nine different cities and seven different states....

Willie Nelson Sparks Health Concern After Axing Gig Mid-set

Willie Nelson has postponed several concerts after falling ill with flu.The 84-year-old singer reportedly rushed off stage after appearing to struggle with his breathing and having a coughing fit whilst midway through his show at...

Ed Sheeran Wins Song Of The Year Crown At The Bmi London Awards

Ed Sheeran won the Song of The Year prize at the BMI London Awards at The Dorchester Hotel on Monday night (09.10.17).The 26-year-old star scooped the coveted award for the second time in his career...

Willie Nelson Recovers After Altitude Sickness Forced Him Off Stage

Altitude sickness is really no joke. Willie Nelson has recently had to spend a short time in hospital after some respiratory problems forced him to leave the stage early during his performance in Utah over...

Rita Ora Wants A Ride With Willie Nelson

Rita Ora wants to go on a road trip with Willie Nelson.The 'Your Song' hitmaker is an unexpected fan of the 84-year-old country music legend and would love to get a chance to spend some...

Willie Nelson Won't Retire

Willie Nelson won't retire.The 84-year-old singer - who lives on a Texas ranch with fourth wife Annie - insists he has no plans to hang up his guitar in the near future because he enjoys...

Willie Nelson Records Merle Haggard Cover Album

The Always On My Mind singer frequently hit the studio and the road with his fellow stalwart, and now Willie has celebrated Merle's memory by performing a number of covers for a new...

Willie Nelson’S Wife To Launch Marijuana Product Line

Annie D'Angelo has announced the launch of her own business, Annie’s Edibles, which will feature specially prepared foods that contain cannabis. The brand will be part of the singer’s company, Willie’s Reserve, which...

Willie Nelson Not 'Deathly Ill'

The Pancho & Lefty star cancelled several shows earlier this year (17) while battling a cold, but he returned to the stage in Texas last month (Feb17). He is also out on the...

Toby Keith And Alabama Join Merle Haggard Tribute Line-up

The legendary country rocker died on his 79th birthday last April (16), and in February (17), his son Ben announced plans for an all-star gig to mark the first anniversary of Merle's death....

Willie Nelson Stages Surprise Performance For Pal's Birthday Benefit

The Asleep At The Wheel musician's birthday show has become a star-studded staple at the Austin, Texas festival and raises funds for the Health Alliance for Austin Musicians (HAAM). This year (17),...

Miranda Lambert Leads Merle Haggard Tribute Show

The veteran country rocker died on his 79th birthday last April (16), and now his son Ben has announced plans for a special send off to honour Merle's memory on the first anniversary...

Willie Nelson On The Road Again Following Illness

The singer/songwriter scrapped two gigs in Las Vegas last month (Jan17) and a three-show stint in Bakersfield, California in early February (17). The 83-year-old also pulled two concerts in Arizona and New...

Sick Willie Nelson Scraps Another Two Shows

The singer/songwriter scrapped two shows in Las Vegas last month (Jan17) and on Monday (06Feb17), he axed a three-show stint in Bakersfield, California. Now it appears his undisclosed illness is more serious...

Willie Nelson Cancels Three California Concerts Due To Illness

The country music icon was forced to pull out of the sold out shows, set to be held this week (06-08Feb17), due to an undisclosed illness. Last month (Jan17), a bad...

Sick Willie Nelson Cancels Weekend Las Vegas Shows

Willie Nelson & Family were scheduled to perform at the Venetian casino and resort in Sin City this weekend (28-29Jan17), but the country music living legend is too sick to hit the stage....

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....

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...

Snoop Dogg Gifted Willie Nelson Weed Jumper For Christmas

The singer posed in his 'Smoke Weed Everyday' pullover in a photo he has posted on social media. He added the caption: "Thank you @SnoopDogg for the Christmas Sweater." The clothing...

Sick Willie Nelson Scraps Shows

The 83-year-old singer/songwriter scrapped a show in Midland, Texas on Sunday (13Nov16), and another gig in Lubbock, Texas on Tuesday (15Nov16). It's not clear what is ailing the veteran star, but a...

Leon Russell Dead At 74

The singer/songwriter passed away in his sleep in Nashville, Tennessee in the early hours of Sunday (13Nov16). A record company spokesperson confirmed Russell's passing to NPR.org, revealing he had "heart bypass surgery...

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