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Sam Hunt Says Sturgill Simpson’s Records Are His “Favorite”

Sam Hunt Says Sturgill Simpson’s Records Are His “Favorite”

Three years after proclaiming himself a “Sturgill Simpson fan” on Twitter, Sam Hunt is still rocking out to the award-winning sounds of Sturgill. While the two artists are on the opposite ends of the country music spectrum, Sam hasn’t shied away from giving Sturgill continued props for his 2014 album, Metamodern Sounds in Country Music,…MORE

Watch Chris Stapleton and Sturgill Simpson Perform Together on “Saturday Night Live”

Watch Chris Stapleton and Sturgill Simpson Perform Together on “Saturday Night Live”

Saturday Night Live viewers got a double dose of Kentucky badassery on Jan. 27 as scheduled musical performer Chris Stapleton invited surprise guest Sturgill Simpson to join him onstage for two songs. The Kentucky natives teamed up to sing “Midnight Train to Memphis” and “Hard Livin’,” two songs that appear Chris’ new album, From A…MORE

2017 CMA Nominations: 11 Snubs, Duds and Surprises

2017 CMA Nominations: 11 Snubs, Duds and Surprises

The nomination for the 51st annual CMA Awards were announced on Sept. 4, and while artists like Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban, and Little Big Town racked up multiple nominations, there were more than a few questionable omissions—as well as inclusions—in the nomination process. Here are the snubs, duds and surprises of the 51st annual CMA…MORE

Sturgill Simpson Posts Facebook Tribute in Honor of Late Grandfather

Sturgill Simpson Posts Facebook Tribute in Honor of Late Grandfather

If you listened to Sturgill Simpson’s 2014 breakout album, Metamodern Sounds in Country Music, the first voice you heard on the album was Sturgill’s grandfather, Lawrence “Dood” Fraley, who said “Introducing Metamodern Sounds in Country Music” before the first track, “Turtles All the Way Down.” Sturgill announced on Facebook yesterday (March 15) that Dood had…MORE

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