Category: Awards

Rubin First Nancy Saturn Award Recipient

Ronna Rubin, owner of Rubin Media will become the first recipient of the Nancy Saturn Award of Inspiration. The honor is set to be presented June 24 during the American Artisan Dinner Party & Art Auction at Nashville’s Noah Liff Opera Center. Nancy Saturn’s involvement with Gilda’s Club Nashville and other cancer-related organizations helped her […]

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CMT Awards Adds New Artist Stage, Charity Donation

Updated 6/8: Just announced presenters: Laura Bell Bundy, Gloriana, Faith Hill, Martina McBride, Kellie Pickler, Blake Shelton, Taylor Swift, Erin Andrews and Maks Chmerkovskiy, Sheryl Crow, Jada Pinkett-Smith and David Spade, and Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi and Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino from MTV’s The Jersey Shore. The CMT Music Awards are coming on Wednesday night, June […]

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ACM Announces $1 Million Endowment

The Academy of Country Music has announced a $1 million endowment to ACM Lifting Lives, made on behalf of the artists who participated in the taping of ACM Presents: Brooks & Dunn – The Last Rodeo in Las Vegas in April. Ticket proceeds from the taping went to ACM Lifting Lives, which in turn quickly […]

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44th Annual CMA Awards Set For Nov. 10

The Country Music Association and ABC Television Network have announced that The 44th Annual CMA Awards will air Wednesday, Nov. 10 (8:00-11:00 PM/EST) on ABC live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. “The CMA Awards is ‘Country Music’s Biggest Night’ and is one of the most highly anticipated events for our industry each year,” […]

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CMT Music Awards Adds Performers 


The 2010 CMT Music Awards have announced the addition of Jamey Johnson, LeAnn Rimes, Keith Urban and John Mayer to the performance line-up. Johnson will debut “Macon,” a Southern-rock infused song from his upcoming fall release, while Rimes will perform a fully-choreographed rendition of the John Anderson classic, “Swingin’,” from her forthcoming album Lady and […]

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Melissa Peterman To Host CMT Red Carpet

CMT has tapped Melissa Peterman to host the red carpet special for its upcoming awards show. The comedienne and host of the CMT series The Singing Bee, will be joined by fellow CMT host Evan Farmer at the event airing live on Wednesday, June 9 at 7:00 p.m., ET/PT on CMT and CMT.com. The network […]

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CMT Awards Lines Up Celeb Presenters


Celebrities from all facets of the entertainment industry have lined up to present at the 2010 CMT Music Awards, including celebrity cook Paula Deen, American Idol’s Kara Dioguardi, the NFL’s Terrell Owens, actress Hayden Panettiere, NASCAR legend Richard Petty and Saturday Night Live’s Kenan Thompson. In addition, country superstars Trisha Yearwood and Zac Brown Band […]

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Brian Clough Wins CMA Int’l Broadcaster Award

British radio personality Brian Clough was surprised with the CMA International Broadcaster Award during a recent lunch in Durham, England. The Award was presented to him by Bobbi Boyce, CMA International Consultant. “I’m still trying to come to terms with the honor given to me by the Country Music Association and ponder as to why […]

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Hall of Fame Inducts Sherrill, Husky

BOBBY KARL WORKS THE ROOM Chapter 337 There are three things you can count on at Country Music Hall of Fame induction ceremonies. First and foremost, your ears are going to be treated to absolutely extraordinary music. Plus, your taste buds are going to be delighted by the food. Plus-plus, your eyes will be dazzled […]

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Dale Franklin Award Winners Announced

Veteran record label executive and producer Fred Foster and music icons Kris Kristofferson and Willie Nelson have been selected as the 2010 recipients of the Leadership Music Dale Franklin Award, it was announced by the board of directors of Leadership Music. The three country music trailblazers, whose careers intersected at Foster’s uniquely successful independent record label, […]

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22nd Annual MusicRow Awards

MusicRow is proud to announce its nominees for the 22nd Annual MusicRow Awards. Ballots for the reader-voted categories will be emailed to subscribers May 19. The deadline for voting is May 24th. The winners, along with the Top Ten Album All Star Musicians will be announced at our awards ceremony on June 24. (The eligibility […]

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