Sunday, May 11, 2008

Carrie Underwood Inducted Into the Grand Ole Opry

On Saturday May 10, 2008, Carrie Underwood was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry.

Garth Brooks inducted Underwood into the Grand Ole Opry, and she performed a duet with Vince Gill.

The Grand Ole Opry has been running since 1925, and is the longest continuous running radio show in the United States.

Singers are invited to join the show based on their contribution to country music as well as their commitment to the show, which is determined based on the number of guest appearances they make on the Opry.

The Grand Ole Opry airs every Friday and Saturday night on WSM-AM.

Monday, March 24, 2008

George Michael Tours U.S. This Summer

George Michael announced today that he will be touring the United States and Canada over the summer.

His tour starts in San Diego, CA on June 17 and ends in Sunrise, FL on August 3, with stops in Dallas, Montreal, Toronto, Seattle, Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, Houston, and Boston along the way.

Before beginning his successful solo career as a music artist, George Michael performed with the band, Wham! in the 1980s.

Michael's Greatest Hits CD is being released in the United States on April 1, and is entitled "Twenty Five."

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Underwood Invited to Join Opry

Carrie Underwood has been given an official invitation to join the Grand Ole Opry. She received the invitation from Randy Travis on Saturday.

The Grand Ole Opry is the longest, continuous running radio show in the country, established in 1925.

Underwood has been a country success ever since she won season four of American Idol.

MSN Music News reports Underwood remarking that the invitation to join the Grand Ole Opry was a complete surprise to her.

Her official induction into the Opry will be held on May 10.