In a surprising turn of events, country music legend Hank Williams Jr. recently tied the knot with his fiancée, Brandi, in a secret ceremony that took place on September 9, 2023. The news was revealed to fans through a statement shared on Hank Jr.’s social media accounts by a representative. The statement began with an […] The post Hank Williams Jr. Surprises Fans with Secret Wedding appeared first on Country 97.1 HANK FM.

Twenty-two years have passed since the fateful day when hijacked planes struck the heart of America. September 11, 2001, stands as a somber reminder of the worst terrorist attack on American soil, leaving 2,977 innocent lives lost and nearly 6,000 more wounded. In the wake of this tragedy, country music artists were among the first […] The post Remembering 9/11 Through Country Music appeared first on Country 97.1 HANK FM.

In the early hours of Friday, fans and followers of acclaimed folk-country artist Zach Bryan were given an unexpected glimpse into his life as he took to social media to share a candid account of the events leading up to his arrest the previous Thursday in Oklahoma. The musician, currently riding high on the Billboard […] The post Zach Bryan’s Arrest: A Candid Account of the Incident and Its Aftermath appeared first on Country 97.1 HANK FM.

Lainey Wilson, the reigning CMA Female Vocalist and New Artist Of The Year, has once again etched her name into the annals of country music history. The rising star recently received an astonishing nine nominations for the 57th Annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, making her the fourth artist ever to achieve this feat in […] The post Lainey Wilson Shatters Records with Nine CMA Awards Nominations appeared first on Country 97.1 HANK FM.

What can one achieve by avoiding a haircut for 33 years? Tennessee’s Tami Manis can tell you – she can claim the world record for having the longest female mullet. Manis, aged 58, recently shared her journey towards attaining one of the most unusual Guinness World Records. In an interview featured by the organization renowned […] The post 33 Years Without A Haircut: Woman Wins Longest Mullet appeared first on Country 97.1 HANK FM.