For Chris Stapleton, a Fellow Traveler: His Wife, Morgane

The visual and musical dynamic between the Stapletons is one of country music’s great treats, a vivid display of affection that elevates their songs.

The Playlist: Katy Perry and Haim Reach for New Flavors

Hear the week’s most notable new songs, from a track off Willie Nelson’s latest album to a bizarre song from Fall Out Boy.

Album Review: Bailey Bryan, a Country Upstart Who’s Already Looking Beyond

On each song on Ms. Bryan’s debut EP, “So Far,” she refracts country music through a slightly different prism.

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.