ABC’s annual CMA Country Christmas special, which aired Monday night (Nov. 27), saw rating gains! The show experienced a 19 percent increase in total viewers (8.2 million vs. 6.9 million) and a 20 percent increase in Adults 18-49 marking its best numbers since December 1, 2014 and making ABC the most watched network of the night. ... read more!
The one and only Reba McEntire is taking the reigns and hosting the fan favorite CMA Country Christmas. It is sure to be a wonderful evening to get everyone in the holiday spirit with performances by Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, CB30, Dan + Shay, Brett Eldredge, Alan Jackson, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Dustin Lynch, CeCe Winans, Trisha Yearwood and Chris Young. ... read more!
Reba McEntire will be taking over where Jennifer Nettles left off making her debut as host for the eighth annual CMA Country Christmas event! The show will be taped at the Grand Ole Opry on Tuesday November 14th and air Monday November 27th on ABC. ... read more!
It was indeed a take me out to the ballgame type of day. City of Hope Celebrity Softball Game presented by Staples® reached its highest ever attendance at the 27th Annual event on June 10th at First Tennessee Park. Vince Neil of Mötley Crüe surprised fans by throwing the first pitch. In a friendly competition for a great cause, Team iHeart won the game, 9-6. ... read more!
Country music seems to finally be getting an influx of sassy, talented women that have the potential to make headway in the male dominated genre, and new female duo The Darlins are included in that group. We believed in their talent so much that we featured them in our Wednesday’s Watch last June, highlighting their single, “Crush”, which features a rockin’ bluegrass sound mixed with country sass. ... read more!
When Dolly Parton gets her mind set on something it’s go big or go home. Her upcoming, “Smoky Mountains Rise: A Benefit for the My People Fund” is a prime example. Several famous names have been added to the growing list of celebrities set to perform during the event on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 8 p.m. (EST). Chris Stapleton, Chris Young, Big & Rich, Michael W. Smith, Amy Grant, LOCASH, Chris Janson and Montgomery Gentry are just a few of the new names added to perform during the event. Previously confirmed were Reba McEntire, Kenny Rogers and Alison Krauss. ... read more!