The excitement is already building for the upcoming “CMT Music Awards” being held on June 8th at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville in conjunction with the annual “CMA Fest.” Performers were announced with the familiar line up of names. Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Thomas Rhett, Blake Shelton, Chris Stapleton and Keith Urban were part of that recent announcement. The show will air live at 8p (ET). ... read more!
That’s right…another country award show is just around the corner and this week the nominees were announced for the 2016 CMT Music Video Awards. With three nominations each, Carrie Underwood, Chris Stapleton and Cam lead the pack in nominations. The announcements were made Monday morning (May 9th) beginning with Thomas Rhett’s appearance on NBC’s Today. ... read more!
The 2016 American Country Countdown Awards celebrated on May 1 at The Forum in Los Angeles started out immediately catching your attention. Jennifer Nettles, Cam and Martina McBride kicked the show off with a resounding shout-out to women with Martina’s 2003 hit, “This One’s for the Girls.” The rockin mood was set from that point on and the fans were ready. ... read more!
Chris Stapleton skyrocketed to fame after his huge CMA night in 2015. His smash performance with Justin Timberlake coupled with his surprise wins pushed Stapleton to the forefront of everyone’s minds. Stapleton’s debut solo album, Traveller, was one of 2015’s most lauded albums, and continues to hold a place on the charts and be talked about. As far as the majority of mainstream music fans are concerned, Stapleton was an overnight star that just came out of nowhere, but to those of us who are attuned to the whole genre, shadows and all, we knew different. Stapleton has been in the music business for over a decade, both as a songwriter and an artist. ... read more!
Last night Vegas went country in a BIG way! The 51st Annual ACM Awards took Sin City by storm and proved to be a pretty good show! ... read more!
Big CONGRATS are in order! The Academy of Country Music® today revealed the winners for the 51st ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDSTM newcomer categories. Kelsea Ballerini, Chris Stapleton and Old Dominion have been named New Female Artist of the Year, New Male Artist of the Year and New Duo/Group of the Year, respectively. ... read more!