Rhiannon Giddens

Rhiannon Giddens reflects on Beyonce’s foray into country

June 17, 2017

Banjo player, singer and actress Rhiannon Giddens says Beyonce's appearance at the Country Music Association Awards last year was a "flashpoint" that overshadowed the growing diversity in country music. (June 16)

‘Nashville’ diversifies music, cast

January 11, 2017

The new season of ‘Nashville’ on CMT features a diversity of both music and cast. Grammy winning banjo player Rhiannon Giddens and transgender actress Jen Richards join the cast as recurring characters about country singers in Nashville, Tennessee. (Jan. 11)

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