Popcast: What Happens When Nashville Outsiders Become Country’s Big Stars?

The city synonymous with the country music business is in transition. How is it dealing with rapid change, and the Trump era? A panel discussion on Popcast.

Alison Krauss: Vintage Country. Modern Self-Awareness.

Ms. Krauss brings her pop-inflected bluegrass sensibility to “Windy City,” a new album of lushly orchestrated country covers.

Adele Dominates the Grammys; Beyoncé Stops the Show

Adele swept the top categories, winning album of the year for “25” and both record of the year and song of the year for “Hello.” She dedicated her triumphs to Beyoncé.

He Sees Country Music in ‘Make America Great Again’

Kurt Bardella, a former Republican congressional aide who is now a public relations consultant and skeptic of President Trump, has started The Morning Hangover Tipsheet.

The First Time: Ryan Adams: The First Time I Was Rattled by a Heckler

Ryan Adams recalls the night at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville when a distracting voice in the crowd shouted out a request: a song by Bryan Adams.

Step Aside, Boys, Kelsea Ballerini’s in Town

Ms. Ballerini, nominated for a Grammy as best new artist, has made herself a fixture on radio and is helping Nashville escape bro country.

Album Review: The Best Country Is in the Details. Natalie Hemby Knows That.

After a decade behind the scenes, Ms. Hemby has released a new album, “Puxico,” titled after her grandfather’s hometown, Puxico, Mo.

In Jazz, Listen to the Timeless Elders

The music is an art of living traditions and accumulated wisdom, so it’s only natural that its veterans remain central to the conversation.