Charley Pride possesses one of the quintessential Country Music voices and

remains loved and respected around the world as Country Music’s first African-American superstar. A true living legend, he has sold tens of millions of records worldwide with his amazing repertoire of hits. A three-time Grammy

Award winner, Pride has garnered no less than 36 chart-topping Country hits,

including Kiss An AngelGood Mornin’, the massive #1 crossover hit that sold over a million singles and helped Pride land the Country Music Association’s Entertainer of the Year award in 1971 and the Top Male Vocalist awards of

1971 and 1972. A proud member of the Grand Ole Opry, Pride continues to perform concerts worldwide and has toured the United States, Canada, Ireland, The United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand over the last several years.

 

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Charley Pride Makes Triumphant Return With Upcoming Album ‘Music In My Heart’ Set for Release July 7

04.27.17

NASHVILLE, TENN. (April 27, 2017) - Country music icon Charley Pride is pleased to announce his upcoming album, Music In My Heart, set for release July 7. The project marks the CMA “Entertainer of the Year” winner's first new studio release in more than six years, and features 13 all-new recordings, produced by traditional singer-songwriter Billy Yates. Music In My Heart will be released in the United States via Music City Records, and available at physical and digital retailers nationwide.

“It was fun getting back into the studio. My goal was to record the best traditional country album possible. But I also wanted someone else to handle all of the producer chores so that I could focus more on my singing,” said Pride. “Billy Yates and I started working together early last year. His self-produced albums show a...

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"GREAT COUNTRY MOMENTS" PRESENTED BY SPRINGER MOUNTAIN FARMS® FEATURING COUNTRY LEGENDS IN JANUARY

01.03.17

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (January 2, 2017) – The month of January brings new books, childhood memories, and some great Springer Mountain Farms® chicken recipes from featured artists on Great Country Moments. January episodes will feature Janie Fricke, Oak Ridge Boys, Rex Allen Jr., Mark Chesnutt, Bill Anderson, Jeannie Seely, Confederate Railroad, Charley Pride and Ronnie McDowell. Fans can access Great Country Moments content online at www.greatcountrymoments.com.

Through the one-of-a-kind story segments, the featured country stars will take viewers through some of the best times of their career and reveal emotional, exciting, and memorable...

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CHARLEY PRIDE HONORED WITH THE RECORDING ACADEMY’S 2017 LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

12.19.16

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (December 19, 2016) – The Recording Academy will honor three-time GRAMMY® award-winning country music icon Charley Pride with its 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award.

Three-time GRAMMY winner Charley Pride taught himself to play guitar in his early teens, but he dreamed of becoming a professional baseball player. After playing in the Negro American League, he was signed by RCA Victor and in 1967 he became the first African-American singer to perform at the Grand Ole Opry. (Later, in 1993, Pride became the Grande Ole Opry's first African-American member.) "Just Between You And Me" launched Pride to stardom, earning him his first GRAMMY nomination for 1966. In 1969, Pride scored his first No. 1 country hit with "All I Have To Offer You (Is Me)." The recognition led to a long and auspicious career...

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