Billy Joe Shaver Dead, Outlaw Country Hero And Songwriter For Waylon Jennings Dies At 81

Billy Joe Shaver, the outlaw country music icon who wrote some of the genre’s most well-known songs, died on Wednesday in Waco, Texas, after suffering a stroke. He was 81. Connie Nelson, a friend of Shaver’s, was able to confirm his death, as Rolling Stone reported. In 2010, Willie Nelson called him “the greatest living […]

Dolly Parton Shares Teaser Image From The Studio While Recording Upcoming Album

Dolly Parton thrilled her 3.4 million Instagram followers on Thursday afternoon with her most recent post in which she shared a behind-the-scenes photo in the recording studio. Dolly reportedly spent a good portion of the summer working on A Holly Dolly Christmas, which will be released October 2. She mentioned in the caption that the […]

Dolly Parton Shares A Cute Birthday Message For Willie Nelson & Picks The Perfect Picture To Go With It

Dolly Parton and Willie Nelson are both beloved living country music legends with iconic hairstyles, so it’s fitting that Dolly’s birthday message for her old friend mentioned his famous long mane. On Wednesday, the 74-year-old songstress took to Instagram to wish Willie a happy birthday. Dolly didn’t mention the age of her “Everything’s Beautiful (In […]

Beto O’Rourke Holds Rally With Willie Nelson

Approximately 55,000 people turned out in Austin to support Texas Democratic Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke, reports ABC News. O’Rourke got the crowd excited with a speech about his policies, looking for progressive reform listing off issues such as climate change, LGBTQ issues, and marijuana legalization. The last issue would have pleased his headlining guest, Willie […]

Leon Bridges Set To Play At Beto O’Rourke Rally Alongside Willie Nelson

Leon Bridges announced on Wednesday that he would be playing at the same Beto O’Rourke rally that Willie Nelson will be performing at, reports The Hill. Bridges, a soul singer from Fort Worth, Texas, best known for his song “Coming Home” will be performing at the rally in Austin on September 29. Just last week, […]

Willie Nelson Responds To Conservatives Upset About Him Supporting Beto O’Rourke

Willie Nelson is not the least bit concerned with conservatives who are upset at him for supporting Beto O’Rourke, Huffington Post is reporting. Beto O’Rourke is the Democratic challenger vying for Ted Cruz’s Senate seat. And Willie, a longtime supporter of Democratic candidates and liberal causes, has announced plans to headline a fundraising concert for […]

Willie Nelson Blasts Trump For Separating Immigrant Children From Parents, Calls Policy ‘Outrageous’

Willie Nelson is now among those speaking out against Donald Trump’s policy separating immigrant children from their parents at the U.S. border. The legendary musician, a Texas native, issued a statement this week that opposed the Department of Justice policy that requires those crossing the border to be detained and their children taken to holding […]

Illness Led To Willie Nelson Abruptly Canceling Show In Charlotte

Legendary country singer Willie Nelson shocked fans in Charlotte, North Carolina on Saturday night when he abruptly walked off the stage and canceled the show. According to a TMZ report, Nelson cited an undisclosed illness as the reason for his unexpected departure from the stage. Willie Nelson, 85, was set to perform at the Outlaw […]

Celebs’ Marijuana Use: Examining Its Effects On Their Careers

Many celebrities continue to keep their love for marijuana under the radar, preferring to keep that part of their personal lives private. That being said, as the media coverage and conversation regarding marijuana legalization gains momentum, so does the number of celebrities who sing out their endorsements for both medical and recreational cannabis usage. Once […]

Inside Willie Nelson’s Health Crisis: Breathing Problems Caused Famed Singer To Cancel Concerts

Willie Nelson’s health is taking a turn for the worse. The iconic country singer had to cancel a few recent shows after experiencing some breathing complications. Here’s a look inside Nelson’s latest health crisis. Nelson Walks Off Stage According to Closer Weekly, Nelson was in the middle of singing his opening song, “Whiskey River,” during […]

Willie Nelson Cuts Concert Short, Country Music Legend Hospitalized Due To Breathing Problems

Willie Nelson had a medical scare during his show in Salt Lake City, Utah, prompting him to cut his concert short for an expected trip to the hospital. Nelson reportedly experienced breathing problems while onstage at the high-altitude, USANA Amphitheater and was briefly hospitalized, according to the New York Daily News. Audience members noted that […]

Is Toby Keith’s New Song ‘Wacky Tobaccy’ Just Following Trends Or Is It An Epic New Single?

Country music star Toby Keith hasn’t released a new single in more than a year – but his latest song “Wacky Tobaccy” is definitely gaining him a lot of attention for a few different reasons. First of all, as the name of the song would suggest, it’s a song about smoking marijuana – the good, […]

Willie Nelson Death Hoax Surfaces Again – Why Does Aging Country Star Keep Dying?

The Willie Nelson death hoax is back. It seems like every weekend for the past couple of months, search engines such as Google have recorded a spike in searches for the phrase “Willie Nelson death” or similar phrases, and this weekend is no exception. Before this article progresses any further, here’s the answer to the […]

Willie Nelson Death Rumors Press On, But He’s Busy ‘Advising’ Jeff Sessions

Willie Nelson still isn’t dead despite neverending death hoaxes that have continuously popped up on the internet over the past several months. Just last week, a few misleading headlines about Nelson’s health caused rumors to circulate once again. According to Business 2 Community, some rumors published back in 2015 somehow resurfaced, making many wonder if, […]

Willie Nelson Died? Another Death Rumor Pops Up, But Is The 84-Year-Old Singer Still Going Strong?

Has Willie Nelson died? That’s the question fans are asking after a years-old rumor surfaced yet again in late May 2017. The answer is still the same, however: Willie Nelson is not dead (at least, not as of the time these words are being written). Heck, Willie Nelson will probably never die, he’ll just kind […]

Willie Nelson Dead On 84th Birthday? Country Star Prepared A Classic Response To Perennial Internet Hoax

It seems like every week, there is a new internet hoax about some celebrity dying. Some weeks it’s Kanye West, other weeks it’s Willie Nelson. It’s something that the famous country singer has learned to take in stride, much like the jokes about his pro-marijuana stance and his unlikely friendship with Snoop Dogg. In celebration […]

Willie Nelson Dishes On New Album ‘God’s Problem Child’

Willie Nelson’s New Album, which is called God’s Problem Child, will be released in the spring of this year. According to Rolling Stone, one of the songs that the new album features was inspired by President-elect Donald Trump and the 2016 Presidential Election. The song is entitled “Delete and Fast Forward.” According to Rolling Stone, […]

Snoop Dogg Gave Willie Nelson The Gift Of Weed For Christmas

Although Snoop Dogg and Willie Nelson have different tastes in music, the two share a deep love for marijuana. Their love for the plant is what brought them together as friends. Willie’s gift from Snoop Dogg has been going viral on social media. Willie Nelson took to Twitter to post a photo along with a […]

Willie Nelson Has Haters? Country Legend Gets Mean Tweets

It’s hard to believe that country legend Willie Nelson gets mean tweets since he often flies under the radar and doesn’t cause any controversy. Willie himself is an advocate for peace, but even this beloved man has his share of haters. In honor of the Country Music Awards on Wednesday night, Nov. 2, Willie Nelson […]

Dolly Parton Speaks Out On Gay Marriage

Dolly Parton, the well-known country singer and songwriter, is famous for her beautiful love songs and duets with popular singers like Kenny Rogers, Kris Kristofferson, and Willie Nelson. In addition to singing duets with veteran singers, the “Jolene” singer has teamed up with young musicians like Norah Jones and Queen Latifah to deliver simply amazing […]

Blake Shelton And Miranda Lambert Reunite For A Good Cause

Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert are collaborating once again. Despite ending their marriage last summer, the former couple set aside their differences and reunited for a special song for the upcoming CMA Awards. According to E! Online, Lambert didn’t hesitate when asked to perform with Shelton and dozens of other artists. “When I first heard […]

Willie Nelson Looks Back On His 50-Year Friendship With Merle Haggard

Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard had one of the all-time great country music friendships. The longtime friends and musical collaborators had several tour dates scheduled before Haggard died from pneumonia on his birthday earlier this month at age 79. Now, Willie Nelson is looking back at his decades-long friendship with the late country legend. Nelson […]

Merle Haggard Dies At 79: Country Music Mourns As Tributes Pour In For The Music Legend

Today, country music legend Merle Haggard passed away on his 79th birthday, and already hundreds of tributes from both country music fans and superstars have begun pouring in, paying tribute to a man whose career spanned more than five decades. After having to cancel several concerts due to ailing health brought on by double pneumonia, […]

Willie Nelson Mourns The Death Of His ‘Brother’ Merle Haggard

Willie Nelson has just lost one of his closest friends and musical collaborators. The death of Merle Haggard on his 79th birthday marks the end of the country music legends’ long partnership, and it puts an end to the duo’s previously scheduled shows for good. Nelson and Haggard released their sixth chart-topping collaborative country album, […]

Merle Haggard Hospitalized, Country Music Legend Forced To Cancel Tour Dates

Merle Haggard has been hospitalized again. The legendary country music singer has been battling pneumonia since December. The “Mama Tried” singer had planned to perform with Marty Stuart today but has now rescheduled the performance for May 10. The rest of Haggard’s March concert dates have also been postponed. Because of the health issues, Merle […]

Country Star Hospitalized: Merle Haggard Cancels Tour Dates Due To Illness

Country star Merle Haggard was hospitalized on Thursday night after suffering from pneumonia. The country music legend is undergoing treatment of pneumonia at an undisclosed hospital in California. While Haggard was forced to cancel some tour dates due to illness, the concerts will reportedly be rescheduled once the singer is well once again. In November […]

Merle Haggard: Country Legend Hospitalized, Postpones Tour Dates

Merle Haggard was hospitalized on Thursday evening, as he is suffering from pneumonia. According to the announcement, which was published on his Facebook page, the country legend is currently getting treatment at an undisclosed hospital in California. Although he was forced to postpone several stops on his current tour, a spokesperson confirmed the shows will […]

McDonald’s Staff Fired After Being Accused Of Selling Marijuana At The Drive-Thru Window

McDonald’s fired eight staff members for allegedly selling marijuana at the fast-food restaurant. Coworkers filed a report against eight of their fellow McDonald’s staff members, claiming they sold marijuana via the drive-thru window. The workers who purportedly were selling bags of marijuana at the drive-thru window cut up the cannabis and bagged it at the […]

Willie Nelson Goes Forth On The War On Big Pot

Willie Nelson is one of the most outspoken people when it comes to legalizing marijuana. He’s been an enthusiast for decades, so this isn’t anything new, but now Nelson is forging ahead with the shift that some states have made to legalize marijuana. In fact, 23 states have chosen to legalize pot in some form. […]

Willie Nelson Merle Haggard Tour: ‘Django And Jimmie’ Tour Launching This Fall

Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard have teamed up and will be hitting the highway this fall for their “Django and Jimmie” tour, two months after they released their album by the same name. Django and Jimmie marks the duo’s six collaborative album, which was a tribute to country music legend Jimmie Rodgers and to guitarist […]

Willie Nelson’s Unlikely Connection To Owen Wilson And A Texas Family

Willie Nelson may not have friends in low places, but he certainly has some unlikely connections. The country singer and marijuana advocate is good friends with actor Owen Wilson. The 46-year-old actor revealed his unlikely friendship with Willie Nelson. He recently appeared on The Late Show with James Corden where he talked about his experience […]

Willie Nelson Credited With Saving Sick Little Girl’s Life

Willie Nelson saved the life of 4-year-old Ava Adams, according to her parents. The toddler was born 27 weeks premature and was forced to endure 12 surgeries during the first 15 months of her young life. Ava’s parents, Brittany and Jamison Adams, were only allowed extremely interaction with their tiny infant while she kept in […]

Willie Trump: Willie Nelson Recreates Donald Trump’s Infamous Hairdo [Photo]

Willie Nelson is usually known for his trademark braided pigtails, but the country singer wanted to try out a different hairstyle. The fellow redhead was photographed recreating Donald Trump’s signature hairdo. Willie Nelson took to his blog to recreate the presidential hopeful’s infamous hairdo by piling his hair onto of his head. Nelson, 82, referred […]

Willie Nelson Wins Gershwin Prize, 1st Country Musician Honored With Library Of Congress Award

Willie Nelson has been named as the next recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. A statement from the Library of Congress was released on Thursday, making Nelson the first country musician honored with the award. The prize will be presented in November during a ceremony in Washington. A series of […]

Waylon Jennings Tribute Concert Set For July 6 in Austin, Texas

Waylon Jennings’ life and music will be celebrated on a very special night. Rolling Stone is reporting that a number of country music’s greatest names will converge on Austin’s Moody Theater for a one-night tribute to one of music’s original “bad men.” The concert, currently titled Outlaw: Celebrating the Music of Waylon Jennings will also […]

For Some Reason, Everyone Thinks Rue McClanahan Of ‘The Golden Girls’ Just Died Again

The hit television show The Golden Girls has been off the air for a long time now, and out of the four main stars, only Betty White remains alive. Estelle Getty died in 2008. Bea Arthur died in 2009. Oddly enough, Rue McClanahan passed away in 2010, but for some reason, her death notice has […]

Now 82, Willie Nelson Prepares To Release New Album ‘Django And Jimmie’ With Merle Haggard

Willie Nelson is getting ready to release a new album with Merle Haggard. The two country legends will release Django and Jimmie on June 2. This is Willie Nelson’s sixth album collaboration with Merle Haggard since 1983’s Pancho and Lefty. Django and Jimmie are names that Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard look up to in […]

Willie Nelson Talks Booze And Marijuana In New Memoir

Willie Nelson is well-known these days as an avid marijuana supporter who recently created up his own weed brand, Willie’s Reserve. Yet, the country-singing superstar wasn’t always so bold about his love for weed. In fact, a 1936 film about it even scared him, according to his new memoir, It’s a Long Story: My Life, […]

Willie Nelson Pot Brand Announced On 4/20 Day

To anyone who is up on current drug culture references, April 20 is a date synonymous with drug use. On this day, many people gather to celebrate their love of pot — and Willie Nelson is no exception. He chose this day specifically to announce the name of his pot brand, Willie’s Reserve, and his […]

Neil Young Debuts New Tracks With Nelson Brothers

Neil Young has debuted some new songs, according to reports, and he first played them live at a secret show on Thursday night at the SLO Brewing Company in San Luis Obispo, California alongside Willie Nelson’s two sons Lukas and Micah, known together as The Promise of the Real. You can see the set list […]

Willie Nelson Marijuana Brand, Willie’s Reserve, Launching In 2016

Willie Nelson is launching his own brand of marijuana. The 81-year-old country music star will name his signature pot line Willie’s Reserve. Pot-friendly states, such as Colorado, Alaska, and Washington, are expected to have nearly immediate access to the Willie Nelson marijuana brand. The Willie Nelson marijuana is slated to become available for purchase in […]

Willie Nelson’s Weed Sales Face The ‘War On Drugs’ Threat Of The IRS’ Marijuana Business Tax Code

Marijuana business is soon to become big business to rival big tobacco, and Willie Nelson’s weed company hopes to make a big dent in the market with Willie’s Reserve. But could the IRS attempt to gobble up most of that money? In a related report by the Inquisitr, the effects of weed brownies put some […]

Willie Nelson Dead? Internet Freaks Out As Another Celebrity Death Hoax Makes The Rounds

The internet is buzzing this morning with news that country icon and legend Willie Nelson has died. One big problem is that the buzz is kind of pointless since the country crooner isn’t dead at all. Sure, he may be 81-years-old, but he’s still alive and truckin’ and touring, so Willie Nelson isn’t dead — […]

Bono To Write Music For Willie Nelson Film

Even though he is still recovering from a biking accident not too long ago, it seems that Bono isn’t exactly showing signs of slowing down his musical career anytime soon, having confirmed that he will be penning a song for Willie Nelson to perform in an upcoming film. Nelson is to star in a new […]

Willie Nelson: ‘The Best Medicine For Stress Is Pot’

Willie Nelson has been a proponent of legalizing marijuana for decades. He’s also been one of the drug’s most satisfied customers and one could argue that it’s kept him relevant to younger audiences for longer than he would have been otherwise. Not that Nelson’s music isn’t superb, it’s just that generations have a tendency to […]

Waylon Jennings Estate Auction Nets $37,000 For Willie Nelson’s Braids

Item up for sale at Waylon Jennings’ estate sale: a pair of Willie Nelson’s braids. News Net 5 is reporting that Jessie Coulter, fellow country singer and Waylon Jennings’ widow, had over 2,000 items from Jennings’ estate auctioned off, with the proceeds going to the Phoenix Children’s Hospital Charities. One of the most intriguing items […]

Willie Nelson’s New Music Video Chronicles Personal Triumph And Tragedy

Willie Nelson’s latest music video chronicles a lifetime of personal triumph and tragedy. In “The Wall,” Nelson outlines his battles with addiction, personal relationships, and financial distress. Although the song is somber, the video includes numerous details about the 81-year-old legend’s successful career. “The Wall” is one of 14 tracks featured on Nelson’s latest album, […]

Willie Nelson Kicks Butt On And Off The Stage

Willie Nelson is legendary for his live performances and his timeless songs. However, what many don’t know is that Willie Nelson has been practicing the Korean martial art of Gong Kwon Yu Sul for decades. Nelson, who recorded songs such as “Always On My Mind” and “On The Road Again” will receive the high honor […]

Merle Haggard: Marijuana Legalization Could Save The Economy

For Merle Haggard, weed isn’t just an inspiration for his songs with Willie Nelson but a fight worth standing for in the United States. In a related report by The Inquisitr, both Florida and Tennessee are trying for medical marijuana but under strict conditions. New York is the same, with only certain hospitals able to […]

Willie Nelson’s Band Injured In Bus Crash

Sad news for fans of Willie Nelson. The musician was forced to postpone his tour for a few weeks after a massive bus crash that took place on Saturday morning. The crash is believed to have happened right outside of Sulphur Springs in Texas. According to PEOPLE the crash left three of Willie Nelson’s band […]