"It’s hard to imagine topping what we have accomplished together," she said of her 12 years in the role.
2016 has brought some notable additions to the Christmas country album catalogue. uDiscover rounds up a selection of highlights.
Reba McEntire has been announced as the third headliner at the 2017 Country to Country Festival, joining fellow giants Brad Paisley and the Zac Brown Band.
Luke Bryan has notched five country airplay No. 1s from the same album, for the second time, as 'Move' tops the survey.
'Forever Country,' the all-star single released by 30 CMA Award-winning artists, is off to a spectacular start on sales, streaming and airplay charts.
The lonesome fugitive has left us. The death was announced today, on his 79th birthday of 6 April, of the truly great Merle Haggard.