The music business is a high-stakes, high-risk venture, and it's not unusual for artists to wind up in court to defend their interests, as we'll see in this gallery of the nastiest country music lawsuits.
Jennifer Nettles introduced the Kenny Rogers tribute at the 2013 CMA Awards (Nov. 6). Rogers was honored with the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award, but before he received his trophy, he enjoyed modern acts performing a medley of his songs before joining him in song.
The Country Music Hall of Fame just added a little more fame to its halls with the pending induction of Kenny Rogers, Bobby Bare and Cowboy Jack Clement. It's country music's highest honor, and the three join the ranks of artists such as Reba McEntire and Vince Gill.
Alabama (the musicians, not the whole state) made a surprise appearance at the CMA Music Festival on this date in 2011, Brad Paisley was Waitin' in 2008, Kenny Rogers had the number one Country music song in 1979 and more.
Brad Paisley performed in front of an all star crowd at the funeral for Buck Owens on this date in 2006, Craig Morgan crashed his motorcycle in a cross country race that same day and Kenny Rogers had the top Country song in the nation with one of the best brainworm songs of all time in 1977. Cl…