Category: Awards

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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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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