The build up to the CMA Nominations was exciting but not as much as the reveal today. The 50th Annual CMA Awards were announced on ABC TV’s “Good Morning America” and on a CMA livestream. Familiar names, new surprises and some snubs. ... read more!
Are you planning your party? Are you setting those DVR’s? On Wednesday August 3rd ABC will bring you the 2016 “CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night To Rock.” The three-hour special airing 8:00-11:00 PM/ET will bring to life country music stars from one of the biggest events in country music. Brett Eldredge and Thomas Rhett will make their hosting debuts. ... read more!
Country music had Georgia native Ty Bates hooked at a very young age. His father, a Ford Motor Company employee, took him to the plant’s open house. There Ty would see the beginnings of a country music legend as Alan Jackson was playing the company party. From that day, he became invested in country music after the Alan Jackson discovery in addition to the signature hits of Dierks Bentley and Blake Shelton. ... read more!
Reviver Records singer-songwriter Michael Tyler is making quite a “splash” as a co-writer on Dierks Bentley’s latest hit single “Somewhere on a Beach,” which just topped the Billboard Hot Country Song chart. ... read more!
Having a father who is a hit songwriter may bring a little added stress to your career or can have its advantageous. Big Machine Label Group recording artist Tucker Beathard handles it all in stride. A self-taught guitarist and drummer, there’s no such thing as “good enough.” He is always looking for the perfect song, but in my mind, “Faithful” checks that box. Welcome Tucker as our Wednesday’s Watch featured artist. ... read more!
Big news from country super star Dierks Bentley!! On the heels of a career album earning critical acclaim, commercial success and an armful of Grammys, CMA and ACM nominations, Bentley continues one of the most interesting journeys in country music with the newest mile-marker, his eighth studio album “Black” (Capitol Records Nashville) set for release on May 27. It will be available for digital pre-order this Friday (1st April). ... read more!