George Jones, Country Music Legend, Passes Away, The Country Music World Pays Tribute

Photo credit: Mark Humphrey, Associated Press

Country music legend George Jones passed away this morning at the age of 81. Check out snapshots of what he meant to country music, and tributes from Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood, Scotty McCreery, Blake Shelton, Bo Bice, and Brad Paisley, after the jump.

Idols Gone Country-9/13/12 Edition

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Also known as Windmills, I cover country music news and live televised country events, in addition to recapping ABC's 'Nashville.' Additionally, I occasionally do long-form chart analysis that has been cited by Entertainment Weekly, Pitchfork, The Guardian, The New Republic, NPR, and more.
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We’re back with Idols Gone Country, with the latest from Kristy Lee Cook, Bucky Covington, Skylar Laine, Lauren Alaina, Josh Gracin., and Bo Bice!

Idols Gone Country-2011 Year End Edition!

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Also known as Windmills, I cover country music news and live televised country events, in addition to recapping ABC's 'Nashville.' Additionally, I occasionally do long-form chart analysis that has been cited by Entertainment Weekly, Pitchfork, The Guardian, The New Republic, NPR, and more.
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It’s another edition of Idols Gone Country, featuring a look back at what our Idols in the country market were up to in 2011 AND a look ahead to what they’ve got in store for us in 2012! Featuring Lauren Alaina, Bo Bice, Crystal Bowersox, Kristy Lee Cook, Bucky Covington, Danny Gokey, Josh Gracin, Casey […]

Bo Bice Bags Deer with Kristy Lee Cook – VIDEO preview

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Ah ha ha! I had no idea Kristy Lee Cook’s hunting show, Goin’ Country with Kristy Lee Cook on the Versus cable channel was still airing! This Sunday, Kristy Lee takes Season 4 American Idol runner up, Bo Bice, into the rainy Oregon woods, hopefully to bag his first black tail buck. Does Bo kill […]

Idols Gone Country: 8/10/2011 Edition

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Fresh from the country clubs (seriously, check that out for a laugh) dirt roads and dusty trails, here’s your latest Idols Gone Country! Get the latest on NEW songs from Lauren Alaina, Bo Bice, Kristy Lee Cook, Bucky Covington, Danny Gokey, Josh Gracin, Casey James, Aaron Kelly, Kellie Pickler, and Carrie Underwood!

Idols Gone Country 6/30/11

ACM Lifting Lives camper Ian Terry presents Carrie Underwood with his sister's Kayla's book, An Everyday Inspiration: The Authorized Biography Of Matthew Ian Terry
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Also known as Windmills, I cover country music news and live televised country events, in addition to recapping ABC's 'Nashville.' Additionally, I occasionally do long-form chart analysis that has been cited by Entertainment Weekly, Pitchfork, The Guardian, The New Republic, NPR, and more.
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Come one, come all, and get your dose of Idols Gone Country! We welcome Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina into the mix, with new music news for Casey James, Carrie Underwood, Kellie Pickler, Josh Gracin, and Kristy Lee Cook, plus word on when we can expect Bucky Covington’s long delayed sophomore album, some new performance […]

Bo Bice Makes A Publishing Deal

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Congratulations to Bo Bice, who just signed a publishing deal

“I am proud to welcome such a soulful and talented singer songwriter as Bo Bice to the RPM family,” says Simon. “We value Bo’s great experience and creativity and both staff and writers look forward to the music they will be creating together.”

Idols Gone Country: 5/7/11 Edition

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Also known as Windmills, I cover country music news and live televised country events, in addition to recapping ABC's 'Nashville.' Additionally, I occasionally do long-form chart analysis that has been cited by Entertainment Weekly, Pitchfork, The Guardian, The New Republic, NPR, and more.
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Here’s your latest edition of Idols Gone Country! We’ve got the titles of new cowritten songs by Casey James and Carrie Underwood, a possible new song title for Danny Gokey, and new VIDEO of performances/interviews by Kellie Pickler, Bo Bice, Kristy Lee Cook, Bucky Covington, and Josh Gracin plus video footage of Aaron Kelly performing […]