Category: Awards

Ralph Emery Enters Nat’l Radio Hall of Fame

The National Radio Hall of Fame (NRHOF) has announced the results of its national online balloting process for induction into America’s only National Radio Hall of Fame, and Nashville broadcasting legend Ralph Emery is on the  prestigious list. In inducting Emery the NRHOF had this to say: “A country music icon, Emery began his career […]

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Lee Ann Womack Hosting ACM Honors

The Academy of Country Music (ACM) has announced that Lee Ann Womack will host the 4th Annual ACM Honors, an evening dedicated to recognizing the special honorees and off-camera category winners from the 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards. The event will take place on Monday, September 20 at The Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. This […]

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Americana Assoc. Lifetime Achievement Awards

The Americana Music Association is pleased to announce the recipients of the organization’s Lifetime Achievement Awards, to be presented at the AMA’s 2010 Honors and Awards show during the 9th annual Americana Music Festival and Conference September 8-11 in Nashville. The 2010 Americana Lifetime Achievement Award honorees are rockabilly  star and Rock and Roll Hall […]

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Nashville Well Represented Among VMA Noms

Nashville natives turned pop stars Kesha and Hayley Williams each scored four MTV Video Music Award nominations today (8/3). Taylor Swift also made an appearance on the list with her video “Fifteen” earning a nod for Best Female Video. The show airs Sun., Sept. 12. Williams’ song “Airplanes” with rapper B.o.B. picked up three nominations and […]

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Leadership Music Gala Attracts Star Performers, Honorees

Leadership Music has recruited a stellar list of performers to give musical tributes to honorees Fred Foster, Kris Kristofferson and Willie Nelson at its annual awards gala on Sun., Aug. 29. Rodney Crowell, Lyle Lovett, Billy Swan and Lee Ann Womack will perform that evening at Nashville’s Renaissance Hotel, and Vince Gill is sure to […]

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McGraw Named Most Played Artist of Decade

Tim McGraw has been honored with Nielsen BDS’s Most Played Artist of the Decade Award, for all genres. Nielsen Music’s Jon Peck recently presented McGraw with a plaque commemorating 7,965,000 radio spins, the most airplay of any artist from January 1, 2000-December 31, 2009. According to Eric Weinberg, president Nielsen Entertainment, “We congratulate Tim McGraw […]

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Fox Plans New Country Awards Show

Fox will announce today (8/1) the launch of a new fan-voted country music awards show. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the American Country Awards will air Dec. 6 live from Las Vegas. The two-hour telecast is being executive produced by Bob Bain, who handles Fox’s hit Teen Choice Awards. Paul Flattery and Tisha Fein will […]

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Wynonna Named Cecil Scaife Visionary

Five-time Grammy winner Wynonna Judd will receive The Cecil Scaife Visionary Award for 2010. Governor Phil Bredesen and First Lady Andrea Conte will be on hand for an evening of music and heartfelt memories on Tuesday, August 24, as Nashville celebrates Wynonna for her countless contributions to the Nashville community and future generations who wish […]

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Save The Dates: ACM Honors, End Of The Row Party

The date for the 4th Annual ACM Honors has been changed to Monday, September 20 at the Ryman Auditorium. The invitation-only evening of musical tribute performances and special presentations celebrates the off-camera winners of the 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards. SPECIAL AWARDS Jim Reeves International Award—Keith Urban Cliffie Stone Pioneer Award— Marty Robbins […]

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Performers Named For Americana Awards

Organizers of the 9th Annual Americana Honors & Awards ceremony have announced a stellar performance line-up for the Sept. 9 show at the Ryman Auditorium, including Emmylou Harris, the Avett Brothers, Rodney Crowell, Wanda Jackson, Rosanne Cash, Patty Griffin, Sam Bush, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Ryan Bingham, Corb Lund, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Joe Pug, and Will Kimbrough. […]

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Recording Academy Amends “Best New Artist” Rules

Blame it on Lady Gaga. In the wake of the flamboyant pop star’s exclusion from its Best New Artist category at this year’s 52nd annual Grammy Awards, the Recording Academy has changed its rules to allow for leeway for artists previously nominated in the category. The changes will be in place for the upcoming 53rd […]

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