There is always a feeling of anticipated fun and excitement around a Country music awards show. On May 1st the American Country Countdown Awards (ACCA) provided all that. The winners are determined by radio airplay charts, sales and streaming data from April 1, 2015 to March 28, 2016 provided by BuzzAngle Music. Touring data is from Pollstar “The Concert Hotwire.” The NASH Icon Award is chosen by The American Country Countdown. As luck would have it we were able to grab a few artists on the Red Carpet for some short but sweet small talk. The “carpet walk” is fast, furious and sometimes luck of the draw. ... read more!
As previously noted Warner Bros. Home Entertainment is releasing the DVD of the critically acclaimed Dolly Parton film, “Coat of Many Colors. The DVD is available on May 3, just in time to make a great Mother’s Day gift. You can once again enjoy the magic and warmth of the television movie event that is based on the inspiring true story of living legend Dolly’s remarkable upbringing in rural Tennessee. ... read more!
Who couldn’t use an extra smile with your morning cereal, afternoon snack or dinner while at the same time making yourself feel good knowing you helped others? Country artist Jennifer Nettles along with other artists in the Big Machine Label Group will be more than happy to provide that for you. Big Machine, along with General Mills and Feeding America® announced the launch of this year’s Outnumber Hunger campaign, a nationwide effort aimed at fighting hunger in America. Jennifer, a GRAMMY® Award-winning artist will serve as this year’s campaign spokesperson. ... read more!
BIG NEWS for Brandy Clark fans (how could you not be?)! The Four-time Grammy nominee and critically acclaimed singer/songwriter is following up her 2013 smash debut album 12 Stories with the release of Big Day in a Small Town, to be released June 10th on Warner Bros. Records (available for pre-order beginning April 1). With “Girl Next Door” serving as the first single, Big Day in a Small Town is Clark’s first major-label album. Big Day was produced by Jay Joyce. ... read more!
Grammy Award-winning Country superstar Jennifer Nettles announced that her highly-anticipated second solo studio album Playing With Fire will be released May 13th on Big Machine Records. ... read more!
According to Music Row CMT has announced some new CMT Crossroad pairings and we must admit they are pretty unique! ... read more!