The Grand Ole Opry, a Nashville Institution, Comes to New York

The 92-year-old country music show is opening a Southern-themed restaurant and concert space in Times Square, with plans to expand in the U.S. and beyond.

Mel Tillis, Country Star Known for His Songs and His Stutter, Dies at 85

Mr. Tillis found a way to turn his speech impediment into an asset by getting audiences to laugh along with him.

Country Music Association Tells Journalists Not to Talk About Guns, Politics or Las Vegas

The association later apologized and rescinded its guidelines, which threatened to revoke journalists’ access to an awards show if they focused on politics.

Album Review: Kelsea Ballerini Upends Country Music’s Patriarchy on ‘Unapologetically’

The young singer-songwriter has a gift for writing with a male antagonist in mind — and dismissing him.

Lee Ann Womack Returns to Her Roots, Singing ‘to the Common Man’

On an album recorded in her native Texas, the country music veteran demonstrates what she’s learned from her mainstream tenure while casting off its restraints.

Popcast: Shania Twain Was Country’s Crossover Queen. What Is She Now?

In the 15 years since she last released an album, the music industry has undergone big changes, but Ms. Twain’s new LP still debuted at No. 1. A conversation, on Popcast.

Margo Price, Nashville Outsider, Tells It Like It Really Is

The singer and songwriter, who isn’t afraid to brush up against the country music establishment, is releasing a new album that draws on her lifetime of struggle.

Jason Aldean Cancels Shows to ‘Mourn the Ones We Have Lost’

The country music star, who fled the stage when the shooting began in Las Vegas, won’t be performing this weekend “out of respect for the victims.”