Category: Awards

CMT Artist Of Year Premieres Tonight

CMT’s first Artists of the Year presentation will feature Carrie Underwood, Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Taylor Swift and the Zac Brown Band. Hosted by Kevin Costner the show will premiere Dec. 3. Taped in Franklin, TN at The Factory, the 90-minute special also features presenters such as Celebrity Chef Cat Cora, Hayley Williams of Paramore, […]

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Swift Named “Entertainer” by Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly magazine announced today that Taylor Swift is their 2010 “Entertainer of the Year.” Swift will be featured on the cover of the December 10th issue, which hits newsstands today. Swift is the youngest celebrity to receive this honor. Entertainment Weekly stated that Swift was chosen due to the fact that she earned “a […]

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Lady A Gets Six Grammy Nods

Nominations for the 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards® were announced tonight (12/1) by The Recording Academy®. Eminem tops the nominations with 10; Bruno Mars garners seven; and Jay-Z, Lady Antebellum, and Lady Gaga each earn six nods. Jeff Beck, B.o.B, David Frost, Philip Lawrence, and John Legend receive five each; and Alex Da Kid, the Black Keys, […]

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Aldean, Bryan, Band Perry Join ACA Line-up

Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan and The Band Perry are the latest performers announced for the American Country Awards, airing live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Monday, Dec. 6 (8:00-10:00 PM/ET) on FOX. They join previously announced performers Trace Adkins, Easton Corbin, Alan Jackson, Toby Keith, Rascal Flatts, Reba, Blake Shelton, Steel […]

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Grammy Noms Special Tonight; Artist TV Appearances

Nominations in several categories for the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards will be revealed tonight (12/1) when “The Grammy Nominations Concert Live! — Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night” airs at 9 pm CT on CBS. The one hour special will be hosted by LL Cool J at Club Nokia in Los Angeles. Grammy-winning band Train (“Hey, […]

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CMT Salutes Artists of The Year

CMT taped its Artists of the Year special last night (11/30) at the Factory at Franklin honoring Carrie Underwood, Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Taylor Swift and Zac Brown Band.

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CRB To Honor Judds and Galante

Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc.® will honor The Judds and Joe Galante at the Country Radio Hall of Fame Dinner and Awards ceremony on March 1 in the Nashville Convention Center Ballroom. The Judds will receive the 2011 CRB Career Achievement Award and industry executive Joe Galante will receive the CRB President’s Award. The event starts […]

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American Country Awards To Salute Alan Jackson

Alan Jackson will be honored with the Greatest Hits Award at the American Country Awards on Dec. 6. He will also perform during the show, airing live on FOX from Las Vegas’s MGM Grand Garden Arena. Jackson has sold more than 50 million albums during his 20-year career, making him a fitting recipient for the […]

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Barry Tashian Headed For Boston Hall of Fame

Nashville singer, songwriter and musician Barry Tashian is to be inducted into the Boston Music Awards Hall of Fame on December 5 because of his 1960s career in the rock band The Remains. As Boston college students, The Remains were signed to Epic Records in New York, but came to Nashville in 1965 and 1966 […]

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Canadian Tunesmiths Honored At SOCAN Awards

Songs performed by George Canyon, Doc Walker, Johnny Reid and The Road Hammers were among the songs honored at the annual SOCAN Awards last night (11/22) in Toronto, ON. Sarah McLachlan was a standout winner, earning nine SOCAN Classic Awards for songs that reached at least 100,000 radio plays. Composer Galt McDermot (Hair) was named […]

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Marty Stuart To Receive Symphony Harmony Award

Marty Stuart will receive the prestigious Harmony Award at the 2010 Symphony Ball on Saturday, December 11 at Loews Vanderbilt Plaza Hotel. Also at event, Mayor Karl Dean will be presented with the Gold Baton Award. The Harmony Award is presented annually to individuals who have supported and helped develop Nashville’s musical culture, and shown […]

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