A three-time CMA & ACM Female Vocalist of the Year, Fricke has hit the #1 spot on the Country charts an astounding 18 times. She was named Billboard Magazine Top Female Vocalist, was the First Female Voice on the Moon, and was named the UK’s Country Music Round Up’s Most Popular International Female Solo Act. Her music has reached Gold and Platinum sales status worldwide, and the talented and personable Indiana native has recorded numerous jingles for Coca-Cola, Pizza Hut and United Airlines. Janie has released 25 albums and 36 hit singles, and she remains one of the most-beloved entertainers in the Country field.
JELLY ROLL, RILEY GREEN, UNCLE KRACKER, THE OAK RIDGE BOYS, THE ISAACS AND JANIE FRICKE CLOSE OUT THE TALENT LINE-UP FOR ‘STILL PLAYIN’ POSSUM: MUSIC AND MEMORIES OF GEORGE JONES’
Music lovers are in for a real treat as the highly anticipated ‘Still Playin’ Possum: Music & Memories of George Jones’ concert and television special taping comes to the Von Braun Center Propst Arena on April 25, 2023. This special event promises to be a night to remember, featuring some of the most talented musicians in the Country music industry. Newly added artists Jelly Roll, Riley Green, Uncle Kracker, The Oak Ridge Boys, The Isaacs, and Janie Fricke will round out the final performers’ list, which already included Brad Paisley, Dierks Bentley, Wynonna, Tanya Tucker, Travis Tritt, Jamey Johnson, Sara Evans, Trace Adkins, Justin Moore, Lorrie Morgan, Michael Ray, Mark Chesnutt, Sam Moore, Tracy Byrd, Tracy Lawrence, Aaron Lewis, Charlie Starr of Blackberry Smoke, Dillon Carmichael, Gretchen Wilson, Joe Nichols, and a special appearance by Randy Travis. In addition, a 90’s salute to “No Show Jones” will feature a special performance by John Berry, Ty Herndon, RICOCHET’s Heath Wright, Billy Yates, and Anita Cochran.
BRYAN WHITE, DEBORAH ALLEN, HALFWAY TO HAZARD, JANIE FRICKE, JEANNIE SEELY, KEITH ANDERSON, AND TOMMY ROE PERFORM AT THE BLUE LIGHTS & COUNTRY NIGHTS CONCERT TO RAISE MONEY AND AWARENESS FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT ASSISTANCE PARTNERSHIP ON MAY 9TH AT THE NASHVILLE PALACE
May is officially National Law Enforcement Appreciation Month, and Country music artists Bryan White, Deborah Allen, Halfway to Hazard, Janie Fricke, Jeannie Seely, Keith Anderson, and Tommy Roe are already scheduled to take the Nashville Palace stage to help raise money and awareness for Law Enforcement Assistance Partnership (LEAP). The event dubbed as Blue Lights & Country Nights will take place on May 9th with more artists to be announced.
Janie Fricke, Moe Bandy, And More Added to The Country Music Cruise
The 9th Annual Country Music Cruise is set to sail January 22-29, 2023, and is already 90% sold out. Organizers today announced the addition of Janie Fricke, Moe Bandy, and Sarah Gayle Meech to an already exciting lineup. The seven-day Country Music Party At Sea aboard Holland America’s stunning Nieuw Amsterdam ship will feature more than 100 live performances and make stops in scenic St. Maarten and San Juan.
HELPING A HERO TELETHON WINS THREE NATIONAL TELLY AWARDS
When you gather some of music’s greatest hitmakers and put them on a stage to raise money for veterans, along with “Southern Cooking Queen” Paula Deen, you are bound to have something special. That is exactly what happened when Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Sam Moore was joined by T. Graham Brown, Lee Brice, Michael Ray, Janie Fricke, Darryl Worley, and Tim Rushlow to perform “Soul Man”. That performance along with those from Crystal Gayle (Don’t I Make My Brown Eyes Blue), Debby Boone (You Light Up My Life), John Conlee (They Also Serve), Darryl Worley (Have You Forgotten), The Oak Ridge Boys (Elvira), The Gatlin Brothers (All The Gold In California), Home Free (America, My Country Tis Of Thee), The Frontmen (medley of hits), and co-host Lee Greenwood (God Bless The USA) helped bring such awareness to the Helping A Hero organization that the special presentation was honored with three (3) national Telly Awards for “Best Use of Influencer” in a non-profit, “Charitable Branded Content”, and “Not-for-Profit Live Stream”.
TUNE-IN ALERT: LEE GREENWOOD & PAULA DEEN TO HOST HELPING A HERO TELETHON TONIGHT AT 8/7c ON NEWSMAX
As Helping A Hero has already awarded over 150 homes to veterans across 24 states, Johnny Morris, founder of Bass Pro Shops, issued the 100 Homes Challenge to help fund the next 100 homes. As part of the challenge, Lee Greenwood and Paula Deen will serve as hosts of the Helping A Hero Telethon airing Sunday, May 22nd, at 8e/7c PM on Newsmax and Newsmax.tv.
COUNTRY MUSIC COMMUNITY MOURNS THE LOSS OF NAOMI JUDD
The country music community was rocked today with the tragic news of the sudden passing of country music giant Naomi Judd.
JANIE FRICKE ANNOUNCES TOUR DATES IN SUPPORT OF HER 40TH ANNIVERSARY AS A CMA FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNER AND HER #1 HITS “IT AIN’T EASY BEING EASY” AND “DON’T WORRY ‘BOUT ME BABY” – ALL IN 1982!
Raised on a farm in Indiana, Janie Fricke began singing in church and later turned that talent into a career that began as one of the marketing industry’s most successful jingle singers. Long before her success as a country artist, millions of people became familiar with Fricke’s voice through ads for United Airlines, Coca-Cola, 7-Up, McDonald’s, and Red Lobster. She soon became a session singer where she was singing background in the studio with some of the biggest country stars of the late 70s and early ’80s, including Loretta Lynn, Eddie Rabbitt, Crystal Gayle, Ronnie Milsap, Barbara Mandrell, and Mel Tillis.
Country Music Community and Friends Mourn the Loss of Jeff Carson
Country music hitmaker and Academy of Country Music award-winner Jeff Carson died of a heart attack at Williamson Medical Center in Franklin, Tennessee at the age of 58. Fellow artists and friends mourn the loss of their friend and share memories of a true mentor, Jeff Carson…
LEE GREENWOOD & PAULA DEEN HOSTED HELPING A HERO TELETHON SET TO PREMIERE ON RFD-TV, THE COWBOY CHANNEL, AND ONE AMERICA NETWORK (OAN) AT 8e/7c PM ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 27TH
Heartland and The Family Channel Set To Air Telethon on January 1 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – As Helping A Hero has already awarded over 150 homes to veterans across 24 states, Johnny Morris, founder of Bass Pro Shops, issued the 100 Homes Challenge to help fund the next 100...
T. Graham Brown Host of ‘Live Wire’ Welcomes Janie Fricke as Special Guest on SiriusXM’s Prime Country Channel 58 Starting Wednesday, November 3rd at 10/9c
Starting Wednesday, November 3 at 10/9c PM, country hit-maker T. Graham Brown will be back to feature special live cuts & interviews with some of his closest friends and heroes on new episodes of LIVE WIRE on Sirius XM’S Prime Country Channel 58. Tune in to November’s episodes to hear never-before-heard stories shared by your favorite names in entertainment, as well as a memorable interview with the ever-talented country music legend Janie Fricke!