The Net Worth of These Country Music Stars Prove They’re Way Richer Than We First Thought

From toe-tappin’ and knee-slappin’ performances to cowboy hats and boots, there’s no doubt about the fact that the country music scene has shaped the music industry as a whole. With countless sub-genres and artists young and old, country music has resonated with fans across the globe – not just southern belles and cowboys. Thanks to this popularity, country artists have been able to rack up a pretty penny. In fact, these country singers are richer than you’d think.

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The Kids of Our Favorite Rock Stars Grew up to Look Just Like Their Parents

Rock and roll has seen its fair share of legendary faces through the years. And no matter where they are today, most rock gods and goddesses have long left their rebellious days behind them and have entered the wonderful world of parenthood. Whether it’s through their carbon copy features or their shadowing of creative pursuits, these sons and daughters of our favorite rock stars have clearly taken after their parents.

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Shakespeare’s Neighbors: Why Hip Hop Legends Deserve Their Place in the Books

Hip-hop started to take shape in the 1970s. In the 1990s, it broke out of North America and took the world by storm. Since then, it has been at the cutting edge of culture and music. In comparing the impact of hip-hop to that to that of the works of literary classics like Shakespeare, we can see that they are cultural and historical peers.

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Women Who Rock: Legendary Female Musicians Who Should Be Added to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Soon after welcoming in a brand new decade The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its 35th annual class of inductees. The six musical acts to receive this honor for 2020 are Depeche Mode, The Doobie Brothers, Whitney Houston, Nine Inch Nails, The Notorious B.I.G. and T-Rex, with Houston being the only woman to make the cut. This clear gender imbalance is not a new one. That’s not to say that rock and roll hasn’t seen its fair share of talented female acts. In fact, history has gifted us with plenty of well-deserving female icons who have yet to have their names added to the esteemed Hall of Fame. 

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The Story of How Tiny Desk Earned It’s Not so Tiny Fan Base

Whether or not you’re a fan of NPR (National Public Radio) or not, chances are you’ve heard about their intimate and authentic Tiny Desk Concerts. Tiny Desk is a series of live concerts hosted by NPR Music, in their Washington, D.C. office. As the name suggests, the performances are all held behind an actual desk, more specifically behind the desk of “All Songs Considered” host Bob Boilen. The concerts have gathered quite a large following since its conception in 2008 and once you tune in for yourself, you’ll understand why. 

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J.Lo and Shakira Are Joining Forces for the Super Bowl Halftime Show and Their Fans Are Going Loca Over the News

This just in! The performers for the 2020 Superbowl halftime show have just been announced and this is a duo you will not want to miss. Over the past few years, we’ve witnessed vocal powerhouses like Maroon 5, Lady Gaga and even Prince take the stage as they perform a medley of their greatest hits. The world can barely contain its excitement over this upcoming fierce lineup and we can not wait to see what kind of show-stopping performance these two pop idols have in store for us.

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Doing Dad Proud: Leonard Cohen’s Son Releases New Album, Three Years After His Father’s Passing

If you were a fan of Leonard Cohen’s tremendous music, have we got a treat in store for you! Just recently, Leonard’s son, Adam, revealed to fans that he will be releasing his own album very soon. From tributes to some of his own tunes, the album has everything you could possibly ask for!

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These Musicians Wrote Big Hits When They Were Teenagers Proving Age Is Just a Number

While most of us spent our preteen and teenage years trying to pass mandatory creative writing classes and learning hot cross buns on the recorder, these musical prodigies were busy creating chart-topping hits. Proving age is just a number, here is a list of artists that you would never have guessed wrote their hit songs before they even reached their 20s.

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#Sleeveface: These Creative Fans Used Record Covers to Bring Their Favorite Albums to Life

We’ve all had the fantasy of bringing our favorite albums to life. Album covers can create feelings of excitement, nostalgia and sometimes an ability to think outside of the box. Nowadays it’s a rarity to see musician’s face plastered on the front their album cover; many have now taken advantage of this amazing concept. See how these creative superfans brought their favorite album covers to life; creating an extension of themselves and their favorite musicians.

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Queen Guitarist, Brian May Thinks It’s Time for Another Live Aid

Live Aid, held on July 13, 1985, was a benefit concert put together to raise money for famine relief in Ethiopia. Arguably, the most monumental set in the concert’s star-studded line up was the twenty-one-minute performance put on by Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor, and John Deacon, aka. Queen. Guitarist, Brian May has enthusiastically expressed his desire to put on another concert of such scale, this time to tackle threats of climate change.

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