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Watch Luke Combs Get a Surprise Invite to Join the Grand Ole Opry

Watch Luke Combs Get a Surprise Invite to Join the Grand Ole Opry

After only his 16th appearance on the Grand Ole Opry, Luke Combs was surprised by John Conlee, Chris Janson and Craig Morgan with an invitation to join the esteemed club during his set on June 11. The trio of Opry members joined Luke onstage to extend the invitation after the 29-year-old sang his recent No.…MORE

After More Than 90 Years, the Grand Ole Opry Is Still the Best Show in Town

After More Than 90 Years, the Grand Ole Opry Is Still the Best Show in Town

No, this isn’t a paid advertisement by the Grand Ole Opry. It’s just an acknowledgment of how fortunate Nashville is to have an entity like the Opry, which entertains house crowds and radio listeners four nights a week. After more than 90 years, the Opry is still going strong, and it shouldn’t be taken for…MORE

Check Out 40 Performance Pics From the Randy Travis Tribute Concert, Including Garth Brooks, Travis Tritt, Alabama, Wynonna, Kenny Rogers & More

Check Out 40 Performance Pics From the Randy Travis Tribute Concert, Including Garth Brooks, Travis Tritt, Alabama, Wynonna, Kenny Rogers & More

1 Night. 1 Place. 1 Time: A Heroes & Friends Tribute to Randy Travis took place last night (Feb. 8) at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena and it featured more than 30 performers, including Garth Brooks, Wynonna, Jeff Foxworthy, Alison Krauss, Ben Haggard, Neal McCoy, Phil Vassar, Travis Tritt, Alabama, Kenny Rogers, Rodney Atkins, Chris Janson, Jamey…MORE

Check Out the Set List as More Than 30 Country Stars Gather to Pay Tribute to Randy Travis

Check Out the Set List as More Than 30 Country Stars Gather to Pay Tribute to Randy Travis

1 Night. 1 Place. 1 Time: A Heroes & Friends Tribute to Randy Travis took place tonight (Feb. 8) at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena and it featured more than 30 performers, including Garth Brooks, Wynonna, Jeff Foxworthy, Alison Krauss, Ben Haggard, Neal McCoy, Phil Vassar, Travis Tritt, Alabama, Kenny Rogers, Rodney Atkins, Chris Janson, Jamey Johnson,…MORE

In Honor of Labor Day, the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music History: #11–20

In Honor of Labor Day, the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music History: #11–20

It’s time to clock in—we’ve got the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music. Today, Sept. 1, we’re featuring #11–20. Country music throughout the decades has not only embraced its working class roots, it’s made a point to praise them. Yes, work is tough, as Merle Haggard wrote in “Workin’ Man’s Blues” or as George…MORE

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Tag Archives: John Conlee

Watch Luke Combs Get a Surprise Invite to Join the Grand Ole Opry

Watch Luke Combs Get a Surprise Invite to Join the Grand Ole Opry

After only his 16th appearance on the Grand Ole Opry, Luke Combs was surprised by John Conlee, Chris Janson and Craig Morgan with an invitation to join the esteemed club during his set on June 11.

The trio of Opry members joined Luke onstage to extend the invitation after the 29-year-old sang his recent No. 1 hit, “She Got the Best of Me.”

“What a career this guy is having,” said John. “The Grand Ole Opry wants you to know we just love you.”

“I love the Grand Ole Opry,” replied Luke.

“How would you like to be the next member of the Grand Ole Opry,” said Chris and Craig in unison, as Luke was overcome with emotion.

“Holy cow!” said Luke. “Are you serious? Okay, ’cause if you’re not serious, that’s really mean.”

Luke’s invitation to join the Opry follows recent inductees Kelsea Ballerini (April 2019), Mark Wills (January 2019), Dustin Lynch (September 2018) and Chris Janson (March 2018). Luke will be formally inducted into the Opry later this year.

Watch John, Craig and Chris surprise Luke with the invitation to join the Opry below.

photo by Curtis Hilbun, AFF-USA.com; video courtesy of Grand Ole Opry

Social Media Roundup: Brett Eldredge’s Scuba Squad, Tyler Farr’s Catfish & Chill, Margo Price’s New Guitar & More

Social Media Roundup: Brett Eldredge’s Scuba Squad, Tyler Farr’s Catfish & Chill, Margo Price’s New Guitar & More

If you don’t have time to comb through social media all day, here’s what you’ve been missing over the last 24 hours or so in the country music world: Brett Eldredge swims and chills with sharks. Tyler Farr sits and chills with catfish. Sturgill Simpson’s Grammy Award arrives in the mail. Margo Price falls in love…Continue Reading

Check Out 40 Performance Pics From the Randy Travis Tribute Concert, Including Garth Brooks, Travis Tritt, Alabama, Wynonna, Kenny Rogers & More

Check Out 40 Performance Pics From the Randy Travis Tribute Concert, Including Garth Brooks, Travis Tritt, Alabama, Wynonna, Kenny Rogers & More

1 Night. 1 Place. 1 Time: A Heroes & Friends Tribute to Randy Travis took place last night (Feb. 8) at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena and it featured more than 30 performers, including Garth Brooks, Wynonna, Jeff Foxworthy, Alison Krauss, Ben Haggard, Neal McCoy, Phil Vassar, Travis Tritt, Alabama, Kenny Rogers, Rodney Atkins, Chris Janson, Jamey…Continue Reading

Check Out the Set List as More Than 30 Country Stars Gather to Pay Tribute to Randy Travis

Check Out the Set List as More Than 30 Country Stars Gather to Pay Tribute to Randy Travis

1 Night. 1 Place. 1 Time: A Heroes & Friends Tribute to Randy Travis took place tonight (Feb. 8) at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena and it featured more than 30 performers, including Garth Brooks, Wynonna, Jeff Foxworthy, Alison Krauss, Ben Haggard, Neal McCoy, Phil Vassar, Travis Tritt, Alabama, Kenny Rogers, Rodney Atkins, Chris Janson, Jamey Johnson,…Continue Reading

In Honor of Veterans Day, 11 of Our Favorite Country Songs That Pay Tribute to Members of the U.S. Military

In Honor of Veterans Day, 11 of Our Favorite Country Songs That Pay Tribute to Members of the U.S. Military

Veterans Day is a chance to honor all military veterans who served in the U.S. Armed Forces. There are so many ways to pay tribute to a veteran—a tip of the hat, a hearty handshake or even a simple “thank you.” You could also dedicate one of these 11 country tunes, in honor of Veterans…Continue Reading

In Honor of Labor Day, the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music History: #11–20

In Honor of Labor Day, the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music History: #11–20

It’s time to clock in—we’ve got the 40 Hardest Working Songs in Country Music. Today, Sept. 1, we’re featuring #11–20. Country music throughout the decades has not only embraced its working class roots, it’s made a point to praise them. Yes, work is tough, as Merle Haggard wrote in “Workin’ Man’s Blues” or as George…Continue Reading

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