Category: Awards

CMA Awards Presenters; History Book

“Country Music’s Biggest Night(tm)” continues to get bigger as The Band Perry, Luke Bryan, Easton Corbin, Little Big Town, Tim McGraw, Jerrod Niemann, Kellie Pickler, LeAnn Rimes, Darius Rucker, Chris Young, and NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon are announced as the first group of presenters for “The 44th Annual CMA Awards.” Hosted by Brad Paisley and […]

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Bobby Karl At The Opry and CMHoF Inductions

Chapter 352 It was quite a weekend. On Saturday (10/24), Blake Shelton was inducted into the cast of the Grand Ole Opry. “It’s shocking,” he said backstage. “Because you walk up and down these halls and look at [photos of] who’s been here before.” I guess so, since both the Ryman and the Opry House’s […]

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Black The New Red Backstage At CMA Awards

“Black” will be the new “Red” backstage at the 44th Annual CMA Awards Nov. 10. The CMA Awards Black Carpet presented by Jack Daniel’s will be the official kick-off for “Country Music’s Biggest Night” and portions of the carpet will be auctioned to benefit music education. “We are thrilled to have Jack Daniel’s partner with […]

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Braddock Helps Fete Legendary Newsman

Songwriter Bobby Braddock made a special appearance on Friday (10/15) to honor legendary CBS newsman, Bob Schieffer at the National Press Club’s annual Fourth Estate Award Dinner. Schieffer was honored for his lifetime contribution to American Journalism. Appropriately Schieffer, a native Texan and avid country music fan chose country music as a theme for the […]

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Swift, Paltrow Added to CMA Awards

Taylor Swift and Gwyneth Paltrow have been added to the list of performers for the 44th Annual CMA Awards on Wednesday, Nov. 10. The Awards broadcast starts at 7 pm CT on the ABC Television Network. Oscar-winner Paltrow will be making her first-ever appearance on the Awards when she performs “Country Strong,” title track to […]

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CMA Christmas Concert To Air On ABC; More Awards Performers

CMA is planning a big-name Christmas concert which will be taped for television the night after the CMA Awards. Joined by some of their family members, Sheryl Crow, Little Big Town, Martina McBride, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Reba, LeAnn Rimes, Darius Rucker, and Sugarland will perform and share their favorite holiday traditions. CMA Country Christmas […]

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Bobby Karl: Songwriters Hall Inductions

BOBBY KARL WORKS THE ROOM: Chapter 351 One night each year, the absolute best person to be in the world is a hit Nashville songwriter. An entire ballroom fills with them. They gather for fellowship and to honor one another. A lucky few are saluted by their peers as the creators of the “Songs I […]

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American Country Awards Names Nominees

Lady Antebellum and Easton Corbin Lead with Most Nominations Vote Online at theacas.com NASHVILLE, TN – (October 18, 2010) – The first-ever American Country Awards will air live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Monday, Dec. 6 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. Fans will determine all the winners by voting […]

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Billy Currington’s Cover, Miranda Lambert Goes Platinum

Billy Currington is covering the media lately. He appears on The Late Show with Craig Ferguson tonight (10/15) and earlier this week he performed at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena to a packed house. Yesterday, Currington was on hand to congratulate songwriter Troy Jones who wrote Currington’s sixth No. 1 song, “Pretty Good At Drinkin’ Beer.” The […]

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AMA Bases Nominees On New Media Chart

Nominees for this year’s American Music Awards were selected, for the first time, using BigChampagne’s Ultimate Chart. In previous years, the AMA assembled its nominees based upon the Billboard 100. BigChampagne describes its new Ultimate Chart as “an unprecedented aggregation of timely, relevant metrics and a product of our friends’ and partners’ hard work and […]

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CMA Honors Triple Play Writers

“This is an amazing accomplishment and we are very pleased to honor these talented songwriters, and songwriting artists, for their valued contribution to the format,” said Steve Moore, CMA Chief Executive Officer. “They each have a rare talent that is a gift for all of us to enjoy.” The CMA Triple Play Awards, which honor […]

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