If you hadn’t heard about it beforehand, don’t worry – hardly anyone did!
The lives of Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina became forever intertwined when they became the two youngest contestants on American Idol to face off in the final two of the competition back in 2011. While McCreery went on to be crowned the Season 10 champion, both country singers possess equally insane talent in their own right. New to fame, the teens hit […] More
One of the most well-loved songs to come out of 1988 was Keith Whitley’s iconic “When You Say Nothing At All.” While his version has stood the test of time, and remains one of his biggest hits, it was also a huge success for both Alison Krauss and Ronan Keating. Over the last 30+ years, countless artists have put their […] More
Irish country singer Ben Troy took social media by storm with his incredibly angelic performance of Keith Whitley‘s moving ballad “Don’t Close Your Eyes.” Just 15 years old at the time, Troy was a stunning example of youthful talent as his remarkable voice carried a deep range of emotion, skill, and pure star potential. Accompanying his song […] More
Scott McMillen sat down on the living room sofa with his 10-year-old daughter Delaney and started playing the Keith Whitley tune on his acoustic guitar.
Just because of her song choice, we already love 8-year-old Alex Malone. At a very young age, Alex managed to muster up the courage to sing a well-loved Keith Whitley song and completely nailed it. “When You Say Nothing At All” is one of the most beloved and legendary Keith Whitley songs and since his passing in […] More
One of the most beloved love songs in the country music genre is the 1988 classic “When You Say Nothing At All”. The late Keith Whitley released it on his Don’t Close Your Eyes album as the follow-up single to the title track, which went No. 1. “When You Say Nothing At All” eventually reached […] More
“Keith Whitley to me, just blows me away,” said Allie prior to her performance. “I could listen to his voice all day long…Since this is one of my favorite songs, and I think it kinda fits the weather, so I’m gonna play it for y’all.”
Keith’s career, and life, was far too short…
On May 9, 1989, the legendary Keith Whitley tragically passed away, leaving behind a son, Jesse Keith Whitley, and his wife, Lorrie Morgan. Jesse Keith was not even two years old when his father passed away, so one of the only ways he was able to connect with him while growing up, was through music. Almost a spitting image […] More
Keith Whitley is undoubtably one of the most beloved singers in all of country music history. During his far-too-short career, Whitley charmed his way into the hearts of country fans with his soft, smooth voice and ability to pour emotion into his songs. While he only released a handful of singles before his death in […] More
“This is my ultimate favorite song and I hope I do it justice,” she wrote…