Category: Awards

ACM Off-Camera Winners Revealed

Today the Academy of Country Music is announcing the winners of awards that will not be televised during the 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards on April 18. Instead, these Special Awards, Industry Awards and MBI Awards are presented to recipients at the ACM Honors, a special event set for Tuesday, September 21, 2010 […]

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CMT Awards: Aldean, Lady A, Sugarland Lead First Round Noms

Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum and Sugarland scored four first-round nominations each to lead the pack for the 2010 CMT Music Awards. Garnering three each were Brooks & Dunn, Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood and Zac Brown Band. Beginning today, Monday, April 5 at 11:00 a.m., ET, fans can vote on CMT.com for […]

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BMI Fetes Dallas Davidson’s “Roll”

On Monday, March 29, BMI celebrated yet another No. 1 song co-penned by Dallas Davidson. Recorded and co-written by Billy Currington, “That’s How Country Boys Roll” is Davidson’s third chart-topper on the heels of Brooks & Dunn’s “Put a Girl in It” and the Brad Paisley and Keith Urban collaboration “Start a Band.” His hot […]

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Viral Video Campaigns Entice ACM Voters

Hand-shaking, baby-kissing politicians have long been aware that winning elections is all about getting out there and campaigning, and with the advent of fan-voted awards shows, country artists have gotten that message in a big way. While CMT were early champions of the concept with their “fan-voted” CMT Awards, things seem to have reached a […]

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Gloriana Films Pre-ACM Web Series


Emblem Music Group/Warner Bros. artists Gloriana will give fans an exclusive look at their life on the road leading up to the 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards with a weekly web series, beginning today (3/31). Gloriana is nominated for ACM’s fan-voted Top New Artist of the Year Award. Fan voting will take place […]

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Vince Gill is Belmont’s ”Best of the Best”

On Saturday, April 24, the Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business will present its annual Best of the Best Showcase. This year’s show will honor Vince Gill with the Robert E. Mulloy Award of Excellence, an annual award given to an individual who has achieved a level of excellence in the music business […]

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Fans To Decide Brooks & Dunn’s ACM Song

Brooks & Dunn, the best-selling duo in the history of country music, will perform one of their hit songs as voted on by their fans on the 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday, April 18. The duo is embarking on their final tour together this summer, and this will mark their final […]

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Award Shows Focus On Fans

The rise of digital technology and social media has brought about changes in the ways artists reach out to fans, and affected the industry in a multitude of ways. The latest effect: shifts in awards shows.

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ACM Lines Up Awards Performers

The Academy of Country Music announced today (3/23) that Jason Aldean, Brooks & Dunn, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Reba McEntire, Tim McGraw, Blake Shelton & Trace Adkins, and Carrie Underwood, are scheduled to perform as part of its 45th annual Awards show on Sun., April 18. Reba McEntire will host the show at the MGM […]

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Swift Celebrates “Most Awarded” Status

Taylor Swift’s six-times-Platinum album, Fearless was officially recognized as the Most Awarded Album in the History of Country Music last night at a private dinner in Nashville. Fearless is the only album in history to win the all-genre Album of The Year Grammy, plus Country Album of the Year Awards from the Grammys, the Country […]

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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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