Joey + Rory receive a heartfelt Christmas gift and Merle Haggard speaks out...

FOX News Radio Entertainment Correspondent, Michelle Pollino has the scoop on the Country music stars making headlines this week:

I'm Michelle Pollino.

Tyler Hayes a fan of Joey + Rory, was inspired by Joey Feek's terminal cancer diagnosis to pen a song for the star...

'Joey's Song' was recorded back in November after hearing about Feek's cancer battle... The song is available for download on iTunes, with all of the proceeds going to a charity...

And Merle Haggard talked about his recent hospitalization and told Willie's Roadhouse on Sirius XM he was "nearly dead." Haggard goes on to explain that he was diagnosed with double pneumonia. That is, a bout of pneumonia that affects both lungs. But he was thankful for the support of his family, his band mates, friends, and fans.

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