• Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan Hosting Biggest ACM Awards Broadcast Ever Sunday Night

    Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan Hosting Biggest ACM Awards Broadcast Ever Sunday Night

    Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan are back for a third turn as co-hosts of ACM Awards, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this Sunday. Instead of airing from its traditional locale in Las Vegas, this year’s big anniversary show broadcasts live from the 60,000-seat AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, and the hosts want viewers to know it’s taken a lot of planning to get to this point. Luke says, “Some of the people in charge showed me and Blake plans of it the first year we hosted, so this hasn’t been just a snap your fingers and make this thing… Read more

  • Sam Hunt's "Montevallo" Hits Half-Million in Sales

    Sam Hunt's "Montevallo" Hits Half-Million in Sales

    Sam Hunt continues to rack up more career milestones. Sam’s record company UMG Nashville reports that this week Sam’s album, Montevallo, has reached a half million in sales, climbing to that mark faster than any debut album since 2012. Meanwhile, Sam’s single “Take Your Time” is spending its 10th week atop Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart.  According to the magazine, “Take Your Time” is one of only sixteen tunes to accomplish that feat since the chart was launched in 1958.  This Sunday, the former college football quarterback will performs at the 50th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards where he’s vying… Read more

  • Listen to a Mashup of 10 Years of Carrie Underwood Hits

    Listen to a Mashup of 10 Years of Carrie Underwood Hits

    DJ Earworm, who’s known for producing annual five-minute long mashups that include all the big songs from the year, has now applied his technique to a decade of hits from Carrie Underwood.   The DJ’s audio and video montage, posted to YouTube,  contains more than fourteen songs, including Carrie’s number ones “Something in the Water,” “Good Girl,” “Undo It” and “Jesus, Take the Wheel,” as well as her current single “Little Toy Guns.” All the songs are included on Carrie’s latest album, the 25-track Greatest Hits: Decade #1. She’s up for Female Vocalist, Vocal Event and Video at this the… Read more

  • David Nail to Play "Secret" Post-ACM Show for Uber

    David Nail to Play "Secret" Post-ACM Show for Uber

    Country fans in the Dallas-Fort Worth area this weekend have a chance to win a free invitation to an exclusive post-ACM Awards concert by David Nail, courtesy of ride-sharing service Uber and Ram Trucks. From now through noon Central time on Saturday, anyone who enters the promo code UBERCOUNTRY on the Uber app will have a chance to go to the show. The lucky winners will be notified by 5 p.m. on Saturday and told the secret location of the concert. Uber riders will have a second opportunity to score tickets  at 10:30 p.m. on Sunday, after the ACM Awards… Read more

  • Little Big Town Is Grateful for Continued Recognition at the ACM Awards

    Little Big Town Is Grateful for Continued Recognition at the ACM Awards

    Little Big Town will perform their latest hit, “Girl Crush,” on Sunday night’s ACM Awards. It’s included on their latest project, Pain Killer, which is up for Album of the Year. Speaking of that nod along with their mention in the Vocal Group of the Year category, band member Kimberly Schlapman says, “We’ve been on both sides of the spectrum. So, these nominations really, really do mean a lot to us, because there were so many years when there was just birds chirping in the background.” The 50th Annual ACM Awards broadcast live from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas Sunday… Read more

  • Tim McGraw Facing Backlash Over Sandy Hook Benefit Concert

    Tim McGraw Facing Backlash Over Sandy Hook Benefit Concert

    Tim McGraw’s facing some online backlash for his scheduled performance in Hartford, CT this July — a performance that benefits Sandy Hook Promise, an organization founded in the wake of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, CT, whose stated purpose is to help protect children from gun violence. McGraw on Monday announced the show, dubbed the Concert for Sandy Hook Promise, part of his ongoing Shotgun Rider tour with supporting acts Billy Currington and Chase Bryant.  But because the show’s proceeds go to what some are calling a pro-gun control cause, the criticism from some parties has… Read more

  • Lead Nominee Miranda Lambert Feels Right at Home as the ACM Awards Take Over Texas

    Lead Nominee Miranda Lambert Feels Right at Home as the ACM Awards Take Over Texas

    Miranda Lambert grew up just 80 miles from Dallas, Texas, in the town of Lindale, so it’s only fitting she is the lead nominee going into Sunday night’s ACM Awards in nearby Arlington. Miranda has eight nods including Entertainer of the Year and Album of the Year for Platinum. She says, “I feel like of all the times for it to be in Dallas, now is perfect for me because I’m still on a high from this album, and from everything that’s going on. Now to be like, at home doing the ACMs, is kind of crazy.” As for that… Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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