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Faith Hill Meets Abba at R&R Hall of Fame

Country superstar Faith Hill took center stage at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony on Monday night (3/15). Hill was there to salute Hall of Fame inductees Abba, performing a version of the band’s smash hit, “The Winner Takes It All.” Accompanied on piano by Abba member Benny Andersson, Hill delivered a straight-ahead […]

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CMT Awards Date; NSAI/CMT Song Contest Winners

The ninth annual CMT Music Awards are set for Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. The show is open to the public and will air on CMT and CMT.com. The first round of nominations will be announced on Monday, April 5, with host and performance details to be revealed at a later date. […]

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Luke Bryan, Gloriana, Joey + Rory Win ACM Awards, Move To Next Round

The Academy of Country Music and Great American Country (GAC) announced this morning (3/16) that Luke Bryan, Gloriana and Joey + Rory have been named Top New Solo Vocalist, Top New Vocal Group and Top New Vocal Duo, respectively. The three winners will move on to compete for the Top New Artist award, which will […]

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Stars To Pay Tribute To Brooks & Dunn 

The Academy of Country Music has announced that Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Jennifer Hudson, Miranda Lambert, Brad Paisley, George Strait, Taylor Swift, and Sugarland will perform at the television taping of the all-star concert special, ACM Presents: Brooks & Dunn – The Last Rodeo on Monday, April 19. The show will tape the day after […]

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Alabama Music Hall Honors Johnson, MacAnally

The Alabama Music Hall of Fame Board has announced the selection of seven people to be inducted during the 13th Induction Banquet and Awards Show to be held in the Convention Center in Montgomery, Ala. on Thursday, March 25. Included among this year’s inductees is Mercury Records artist Jamey Johnson, who will be honored with […]

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Oscars Score In Ratings, “Weary Kind” Wins Song

Country music had a much deserved moment in the Hollywood spotlight last night (3/7). “The Weary Kind,” written by Ryan Bingham and T Bone Burnett, won the Academy Award for Best Original Song during the telecast which drew the highest ratings since 2005. Bingham, a Lost Highway artist, and Burnett penned the song for Crazy […]

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Juno Noms Spotlight Country

Country music made a proud showing yesterday (5/4) as the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced the nominees for the 2010 Juno Awards. Among the nominees were soul/country crooner Johnny Reid (Fan Choice Award, Artist of the Year and Country Album of the Year for Dance With Me); Taylor Swift (International Album […]

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“Ramble At Ryman” Wins Emmy; Tues. Night Opry Returns

Levon Helm: Ramble at the Ryman recently garnered two Mid South Emmy Awards. The program, produced by the Americana Music Association, Dirt Farmer Music and High Five Entertainment took home the Entertainment trophy and Nic Dugger took home the Technical Achievement award. See a video from PBS’s Ramble at the Ryman below. —————————— The Grand […]

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ACM Plans Vegas Events, Honors Montgomery Gentry

Columbia Nashville duo Montgomery Gentry will be the 2010 recipient of the Academy of Country Music/The Home Depot Humanitarian Award, to be presented during the 45th Annual ACM Awards in Las Vegas on Sun., April 18, 2010. Eddie Montgomery and Troy Gentry are strong supporters of the U.S. military and numerous charitable organizations including the […]

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ACM Noms: Industry, Musician, Radio

MUSICIAN/BANDLEADER/INSTRUMENTALIST (MBI) AWARDS (MBI awards are presented to honorees at “ACM Honors,” an annual event held in Nashville in the fall.) PRODUCER OF THE YEAR Buddy Cannon Nathan Chapman Dann Huff Frank Liddell Frank Rogers AUDIO ENGINEER OF THE YEAR Ben Fowler Steve Marcantonio Justin Niebank Ed Seay Clarke Schleicher TOP BASS PLAYER OF THE […]

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Lady A Leads ACM Noms

With seven nods, Lady Antebellum leads the Academy of Country Music Award nominations, announced this morning (3/2). The trio is up for Album of the Year, Top Vocal Group, Single Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Video of the Year for “Need You Now.” They were also nominated as a producer for […]

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